Joint legal memo from NEPGA, the City of Concord and the New Hampshire Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests in the New Hampshire PUC docket (DE 15-464) to approve the transfer of rights, by way of a Lease Agreement, to easements and rights-of-way along the proposed route for Northern Pass.
NEPGA and Exelon File Reply Brief in Appeal of Zero-Bid Pricing of New Resources (D.C. Cir. Nos. 15-1071 and 16-1042)
NEPGA and Exelon (Petitioners) filed a Reply Brief in their joint appeal of several FERC orders approving the Forward Capacity Market treatment of newly cleared resources that elect the seven-year price lock (D.C. Cir. Nos. 15-1071 and 16-1042). Over several proceedings, NEPGA protested and Exelon and Calpine complained that pricing new entry (that elects the […]
IPPNY and NEPGA Answer NYISO Protest of Import Capacity Annual Reconfiguration Auction Rules (No. ER16-2451-000)
The Independent Power Producers of New York (IPPNY) and NEPGA jointly answered a protest filed by NYISO in response to an ISO-NE proposal to modify the rules governing the Forward Capacity Market. NYISO protests that part of the rule changes that would allow certain generators in the constrained capacity zones in the New York Control Area […]
Counsel for NEPGA and EPSA filed a response to a letter Public Citizen filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in its appeal of the FCA 8 results currently pending before the Court (Nos. 14-1244 and 14-1246). NEPGA, EPSA, NRG, Calpine, and HQUS are Intervenors in support of the Respondent FERC. […]
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 […]