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Eighth Circuit Affirms Invalidation of Minnesota Climate Law

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued a decision in North Dakota v. Heydinger that affirmed a federal district court’s decision invalidating a Minnesota statute that prohibited the importing of coal-fired electricity into Minnesota. The opponents … Continue reading

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MISO Analyzes Impacts to Coal, Renewables Resulting from Emissions Reductions

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) predicts that efforts to reduce utility-sector emissions will result in major coal retirements in the future and the need for significant changes in renewable development, regardless of the fate of the CPP in the … Continue reading

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MISO Analyzes State Impacts of Clean Power Plan

Notwithstanding the stay of the Clean Power Plan, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) is forging ahead with investigating potential CPP impacts in the MISO region. MISO released the final installment of its near-term CPP modeling at its Planning Advisory … Continue reading

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MISO Unveils Additional Results of CPP Near-Term Analysis

At its January 20, 2016, Planning Advisory Committee meeting, Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) released the latest results of its near-term Clean Power Plan analysis.  The results expand on MISO’s initial findings, unveiled in December 2015. In its most … Continue reading

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A Peek Into MISO and PJM CPP Modeling Efforts

Last week, PJM released an updated Draft Modeling Analysis, informed by input it received from the Organization of PJM States, Inc.  PJM notes that the analysis will not be used to inform specific transmission upgrades, but rather “should be used … Continue reading

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