On September 21, 2018, NEPGA filed a protest of ISO-NE’s proposal to re-price resources held for fuel security as price-takers in the Forward Capacity Auction (No. ER18-2364). ISO-NE’s re-pricing proposal is one part of its compliance filing seeking to satisfy FERC’s directive that ISO-NE file Tariff changes allowing for a resource to be held out-of-market […]
NEPGA’s reply filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities following the protest of NEPGA’s intervention filed by the Electric Distribution Companies with regard to the proposed 20-year contract with Hydro Quebec over the New England Clean Energy Connect (Dockets 18-64, 18-65 and 18-66).
NEPGA Answers EDCs Motion for Clarification in Fuel Security Proceeding – Nos. ER18-1509 and EL18-182
NEPGA answered the Indicated Electric Distribution Companies’ (EDCs) Motion for Clarification, in which the EDCs ask FERC to find that the “central purpose” of its order directing ISO-NE to file improvements to its market design to address fuel security needs is to “add new infrastructure” to New England (Nos. ER18-1509 and EL18-182). In order to […]
NEPGA initial comments filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities on consideration of three companion contracts for 20-years with Hydro Quebec over the New England Clean Energy Connect (Dockets 18-64, 18-65, 18-66).
NEPGA Motion for Clarification or Rehearing of Pricing Treatment for Resources Held for Fuel Security in FCA 13
NEPGA Motion for Clarification or In the Alternative Request for Rehearing of FERC Order denying ISO-NE Waiver Request to hold the Mystic Units for fuel security. The NEPGA filing focuses solely on the pricing treatment of the held resources in FCA 13 highlighting the Commission Order’s clear preference to price the resources at a competitive […]
NEPGA comments filed with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in response to a citizen’s petition on GHG emissions regulation.
NEPGA responded to challenges to the evidence it offered in its complaint showing the significant price-suppressing effect of re-pricing the Mystic Units and distinguished the re-pricing of the Mystic Units from the re-pricing of certain reliability resources FERC has previously found to be just and reasonable, among other arguments (No. EL18-154-000).
NEPGA filed an Answer to an answer ISO-NE filed in the proceeding concerning ISO-NE’s request for waivers from its Tariff to make Mystic Units 8 and 9 eligible for a cost of service agreement for FCAs 13 and 14 (No. ER18-1509-000). NEPGA responded to ISO-NE’s belief that the Tariff will be amended – specifically sections […]
NEPGA filed a Limited Protest of the cost-of-service (COS) agreement for the Mystic Units (No. ER18-1639), asking FERC to correct for certain terms in the proposed COS agreement that could cause energy and capacity market price suppression, including the limit on Mystic Unit energy offers to not exceed Energy Market Reference Levels (which are set […]
On May 25, the New England States Committee on Electricity’s (NESCOE) filed a motion to extend the comment period in NEPGA’s fuel security resource pricing complaint proceeding (No. EL18-154), asserting that a two-week extension is necessary due to the “complex” issues raised by NEPGA’s complaint, the existence of other “interrelated” proceedings, and a common comment […]