Author Archives: Anjali Patel

RTO/ISOs File Grid Resilience Comments

On March 9, each of the FERC-jurisdictional Independent System Operators (ISOs)/Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) filed comments in FERC’s resilience proceeding, Docket No. AD18-7. FERC had requested that each jurisdictional ISO/RTO respond to a series of questions concerning: (1) the definition … Continue reading

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The Numbers Behind the Nation’s Electric Portfolio

EPA has released eGRID2016, the twelfth iteration of its Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database.  First released in 1998, eGRID makes available plant-specific generation and emissions data for all U.S. electric generating plants that provide power to the electric grid … Continue reading

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FERC Issues Storage Rule

UPDATED 2.16.2018 with link to Order No. 841 and further information on the upcoming technical conference in Docket Nos. RM19-9-000 and AD18-10-000.  At today’s Open Meeting, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved unanimously a final rule concerning electric storage resource participation in RTO/ISO … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Budget Deal Passed

Early this morning Congress passed and the President signed into law a two-year budget deal. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018: Increases the discretionary spending caps for nondefense spending to $579 billion in FY2018 and $597 billion in FY2019, a … Continue reading

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EIA Reports Carbon Dioxide Emissions by State

Earlier this week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released Energy-Related Carbon-Dioxide Emissions by State, 2000-2015, providing data and analysis on state-level carbon dioxide emissions. Emission data in this report is based on the location where the fuel is combusted (e.g. … Continue reading

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