ERCOT facing low reserve margins to meet peak electricity demand this summer

By: Jaclyn Brandt |

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) may have to issue Energy Emergency Alerts to address resource shortfalls during periods of peak electricity demand this summer, according to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) 2019 Summer Reliability Assessment.

ERCOT’s anticipated reserve margin for summer is 8.5 percent, according […]

2019-07-09T16:32:03-05:00July 9th, 2019|Texas Market|

FirstEnergy asks Ohio court to reconsider power grid fee

By: TimesUnion.com |

FirstEnergy has asked the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider its decision disallowing the company to charge customers an additional power grid modernization fee that state utility regulators approved.

In a motion Monday, the company sought to continue to charge the so-called distribution modernization rider sanctioned by the Public Utilities Commission […]

2019-07-03T13:32:29-05:00July 3rd, 2019|Ohio Market|

Connecticut Poised To Collect Millions More Through “Hidden” Electricity Tax

By: Patrick Skahill |

For the past two years, lawmakers have directed more than $100 million earmarked for energy efficiency upgrades to instead, be swept into the state’s general fund.

Last week’s budget agreement got rid of those funding sweeps, but it was unable to reverse a more than $50 million diversion scheduled for July.

Right now, […]

2019-06-11T11:49:43-05:00June 11th, 2019|Connecticut Market|