NEPGA filed a Motion to Intervene and Comments in in support of NextEra’s and PSEG’s (Complainants) joint Complaint at FERC, in which the Complainants allege that state efforts to require or allow electric distribution companies (EDCs) to contract for incremental natural gas pipeline capacity into New England will, if left unmitigated in the wholesale electricity […]
NEPGA filed a Motion to Intervene and Protest in response to ISO-NE’s compliance filing on Composite Offers in the Forward Capacity Market (No. ER16-2126). NEPGA protests ISO-NE’s proposal to allow only the summer capacity, but not the winter capacity, of a Composite Offer composed of incremental summer and existing qualified winter capacity at the same […]
NEPGA petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to hear its appeal of the orders in which FERC rejected NEPGA’s requests for relief from the Peak Energy Rent Adjustment (PER) mechanism. NEPGA asks the Court to vacate the FERC orders rejecting NEPGA’s complaint on the PER mechanism, with instructions to establish a refund […]
NEPGA and EPSA Jointly Support Change to Five-Minute Settlements in Real-Time Energy and Reserves Markets_No. ER16-1838-000
NEPGA and EPSA filed comments jointly supporting ISO-NE’s and NEPOOL’s proposal to require the settlement of real-time energy and reserves every five minutes rather than the existing hourly settlement interval (No. ER16-1838-000).
NEPGA comments filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities raising significant questions and issues that must be addressed to appropriately consider using electric utility ratepayer financing for new natural gas capacity contracts (DPU 15-181)
NEPGA is protesting the ISO-NE/Internal Market Monitor compliance filing in the FERC proceeding addressing changes to the Forward Capacity Market rules for resource retirements (Docket No. ER16-551-002). FERC ordered ISO-NE and the IMM to propose a “materiality threshold,” a test that would protect certain retirement bids against IMM mitigation. As ordered by FERC, if a market participant’s […]
The Electric Power Supply Association filed comments in response to FERC’s technical conference on Algonquin Gas Transmission’s request for a waiver from FERC’s regulations prohibiting discrimination in interstate natural gas pipeline capacity release (No. RP16-618). NEPGA joined EPSA in its comments which generally ask FERC to reject Algonquin’s waiver request.
NEPGA, NextEra and Exelon File Request for Rehearing and Clarification on Resource Retirement Order No. ER16-551
NEPGA, NextEra, and Exelon, filed a Request for Rehearing and Clarification of FERC’s order conditionally approving ISO-NE’s changes to the Forward Capacity Market rules governing resource retirements (No. ER16-551). NEPGA, et al., ask FERC to grant rehearing on, in part, approving ISO-NE’s proposal that it, rather than the market participant, file Retirement De-List Bid and […]
NEPGA Motion for Extension of Time on data requests to the Northern Pass Transmission Project with the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee (Docket 2015-06)
NEPGA filed an Answer to the Utility Workers Union of America Local 454’s protest of the results of the tenth Forward Capacity Auction (FCA 10) (No. ER16-1041). The UWUA protests the FCA 10 results on the same grounds it protested the FCA 8 and FCA 9 results, which grounds FERC rejected as unsubstantiated and otherwise […]