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.
A settlement conference is scheduled for Jan. 19 at FERC concerning FERC’s Dec. 28, 2015, finding that ISO New England’s Transmission, Markets and Services Tariff “is unjust, unreasonable and unduly discriminatory or preferential,” Acting Chief Administrative Law Judge Carmen Cintron said in an order issued on Jan. 11.
FERC said that while its Jan. 8 order involving NextEra Energy Transmission West LLC granted incentive rate treatment and set return on equity (ROE) matters for hearing, the ROE request associated with the cost cap agreed to in the competitive solicitation through the California ISO presented issues that should be addressed at a technical conference.
A proposed decision provides more flexibility in how investor-owned utilities achieve their energy storage procurement targets, finds that voluntary storage deployments by utility customers should count toward utility targets and defers resolution of some other issues regarding storage operations.