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RTO Insider: NEPOOL Reviews 'Future Grid' Study Requests

Posted by Rich Heidorn Jr. | RTO Insider on Aug 6, 2020

RTO Insider presented a comprehensive summary of the Aug. 4 ISO-NE Future Grid Study stakeholder meeting noting AEE's recommendations. Read excerpts below and the entire RTO Insider piece here (sub. req.). 

The New England States Committee on Electricity suggested ISO-NE build on the Pathway Scenario developed by the Northeastern States for Coordinated Air Use Management for achieving economy-wide carbon reductions. ISO-NE CEO Gordon van Welie announced the initiative in March, saying it will give stakeholders information needed to plan transmission and market designs to achieve decarbonization goals. Representatives of each stakeholder group gave brief descriptions of their proposals and answered questions during a joint meeting of the NEPOOL Markets and Reliability committees...

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RTO Insider: Carbon Pricing Gains Popularity – and Doubts

Posted by Rich Heidorn Jr. | RTO Insider on Mar 5, 2020

RTO Insider covered a forum held by NYU's School of Law and Duke University where carbon pricing was discussed by panelists including AEE's Jeff Dennis. Read excerpts below and the entire RTO Insider piece here (sub. req.).

More than 10 years after the failure of the Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill, carbon pricing’s time may be nearing — seemingly good news to those concerned about climate change. But carbon pricing won’t solve the climate crisis by itself or persuade states to abandon their own clean energy policies, speakers said Tuesday at a forum in D.C. sponsored by New York University School of Law Institute for Policy Integrity and Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions...

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RTO Insider covers AEE's reaction to FERC Commissioner Confirmations

Posted by Rich Heidorn Jr. | RTO Insider on Aug 3, 2017

Late on August 3, the U.S. Senate confirmed both Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. AEE put out a statement here, which was covered in RTO Insider. From the article: 
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