On February 16, 2021, NEPGA filed Comments in support of ISO-NE’s proposal to exempt energy efficiency resources for Pay for Performance charges and payments due to a Capacity Scarcity Condition that occurs in a peak load hour (Docket No. ER21-943-000). Energy efficiency resources are presently exempt from such charges and payments for Capacity Scarcity Conditions […]
On February 16, NEPGA filed an Intervenor Brief in the appeal of the Inventoried Energy Program (IEP) currently before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (No. 19-1224). NEPGA raised several issues for the court to consider, including that ISO-NE developed the IEP as an interim measure to ensure system reliability until a […]
On February 16, 2020, NEPGA filed an answer to ISO-NE’s answer to NEPGA’s protest of ISO-NE’s proposed Net CONE value for effect beginning in FCA 16 (No. ER21-787). On December 31, 2020, ISO-NE filed its Net CONE proposal with FERC. On January 21, NEPGA protested the proposal though a 50-page protest supported by affidavits challenging […]
On January 21, 2021, NEPGA filed Comments in support of ISO-NE’s and NEPOOL’s joint proposed change to the Dynamic De-List Bid Threshold methodology (Docket No. ER21-782-000). Under the proposal, the DDBT is set, preliminarily, to the average (mean) of: (1) the prior FCA’s actual system-wide capacity clearing price; and (2) the price at which the […]
On January 21, 2021, NEPGA filed a Protest of ISO-NE’s proposed Net CONE value for effect beginning in FCA 16 (No. ER21-787-000). ISO-NE proposed a Net CONE value of $7.024/kW-month, a significant reduction for the FCA 15 Net CONE value of $8.707/kW-month. NEPGA challenges several aspects of ISO-NE’s proposal. NEPGA first argues that ISO-NE has […]
On December 11, 2020. NEPGA filed a complaint against ISO-NE alleging that ISO-NE violated its Tariff by recalculating and reviewing with NEPOOL stakeholders a new Net CONE value based on a methodology not on file with the Commission and in conflict with the Tariff definition of Net CONE (Docket No. EL21-26-000). ISO-NE and its consultants […]
On November 4, 2020, NEPGA filed Comments in support of NextEra Seabrook’s Petition for Declaratory Order, asking FERC to confirm NextEra’s declarations that it is not required to incur financial losses (actual or through lost opportunities) or be liable for consequential damages in accommodating the interconnection of Avangrid’s New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) project […]
On September 30, 2020, NEPGA filed a Motion to Intervene in the appeal jointly filed by several parties with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, including the Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, RENEW Northeast, and Conservation Law Foundation (Joint Appellants), challenging the FERC order accepting the Competitive Auctions and Sponsored Policy […]
NEPGA testimony to Connecticut Joint Committee on Energy & Technology on LCO 3920, An Act Concerning Emergency Response by Electric Distribution Companies and Revising the Regulation of Other Public Utilities.
NEPGA comments filed to the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) on their investigation: Renewable Electricity: Potential Economic Effects of Increased Commitments in Massachusetts (Investigation No. 332-574).