The final rule approved at FERC’s Jan. 21 meeting adopts several critical infrastructure protection reliability standards proposed in July 2015, but does not require NERC to develop standards on supply chain management.
The $13.5m project is designed to add the Moon Gulch substation and a short, 230-kV line to meet load growth, offer back-up capabilities for nearby substations and provide additional solar power hosting capacity in the area within Arvada, Colo.
A recent workshop addressed how the Cal-ISO handles transmission cost allocation, and whether to change the current structure in light of efforts to expand the Cal-ISO footprint to include PacifiCorp and add different types of transmission projects.
SPP’s filing at FERC seeks to designate the U.S./Canada border as the point-of-sale for market transactions between SPP and an unnamed Canadian entity looking to participate in SPP’s Integrated Marketplace.
WPPI Energy is pleased with FERC’s Jan. 14 order, which accepted MISO’s filing on behalf of WPPI to make WPPI eligible for cost sharing on two transmission projects, a WPPI spokesperson told TransmissionHub Jan. 15.
With the Artificial Island transmission project in PJM at the center of the debate, a Jan. 12 technical conference at FERC saw some companies defending and others challenging PJM’s cost allocation methodology.