D.C. Circuit Denies Appeal of FCA 8 Results

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that it does not have jurisdiction to hear Public Citizen’s and several Connecticut regulatory authorities’ joint appeal of the eighth Forward Capacity Auction results (Public Citizen v. FERC (D.C. Cir. No. 14-1244)).  In so doing, the Court agreed with FERC, NEPGA and other intervenors that because FERC did […]

NEPGA Files Complaint on Peak Energy Rent Adjustment Mechanism (No. EL16-120)

NEPGA filed a complaint asking FERC to find that the Forward Capacity Market’s Peak Energy Rent Adjustment mechanism (PER) is unjust and unreasonable, particularly since FERC ordered increases to the Reserve Constraint Penalty Factors (RCPFs) in 2014.  NEPGA asks FERC to order ISO New England to file Tariff changes that mitigate the incremental harm caused by the RCFP increases, and […]

Testimony on NH bill to securitize stranded costs

Written testimony on NH Senate Bill 221 to allow for securitization of stranded costs and other transition costs resulting from a divestiture of Eversource Energy’s NH generation assets. Testimony also notes support for 2015 Eversource Settlement Agreement term sheet.