The Midcontinent ISO (MISO) released results of its fourth planning resource auction late April 14, and while there is adequate generation to go around, MISO officials acknowledged that plant retirements have affected prices.
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin recently issued a draft version of “Energy 2022” that finds the state’s planning reserve margin should remain above 14 percent through 2022.
While admitting the final version of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) is better than the proposed version, Jeff Holmstead, an environmental attorney with Bracewell & Giuliani, said the CPP is very clever, but ultimately illegal.
By the time 2015 started, the U.S. nuclear industry was unstable.
St. Joseph Energy Center LLC (SJEC) and St. Joseph Phase II LLC (SJEC II) on Feb. 5 asked that the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission allow split ownership for two phases of a gas-fired power project.
The U.S. House and Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that included tax credits for wind and solar power projects, and the President is expected to sign it into law.
In a Dec. 31 order, FERC said the process MISO uses to set capacity rates is no longer just and reasonable and must be altered before the next planning auction. The decision could lead to future refunds for Ameren Illinois customers, who experienced a price hike about 40-times higher than customers in other MISO zones.
The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO), in an effort to clear up recent problems in its power project queue system, on Dec. 31 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission some proposed changes to that system.
Capstone Turbine Corporation has received a 4.6-MW order from Horizon Power Systems for a large flare gas energy project in North America.
Wind power reached the 50 GW and 60 GW thresholds in 2012, as developers rushed to complete projects before the expiration of the Production Tax Credit (PTC).