Energy News for the Delaware Market

FERC rejects PJM capacity market reform proposals, seeks quick resolution

In a 3-2 decision that drew sharp dissent from two commissioners, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission late Friday rejected both of PJM Interconnection’s proposals to address failures in its capacity markets due to state subsidies supporting preferred generation resources.

Whether to add more renewable energy or to keep struggling emissions-free nuclear […]

PJM power auction could bring lower electricity prices in 2021

By: Delaware Business Now |

Delmarva Power customers couldsee slightly lower rates for electricity in coming years.

Grid operator PJM Interconnection reported its auction produced higher price for a period from a one-year period beginning in June 2021.

Prices were up from the past auction, due in part to transmission limits.

However, Jacob Sneeden of Delmarva […]

2018-05-30T08:54:55-05:00May 30th, 2018|Delaware Market|

Electric Capacity Markets Are Failing the Northeast

By: Bill Bottiggi |

This week, Boston welcomes the Quadrennial Energy Review roadshow to town for a stakeholder engagement meeting.

The QER process began in January 2014 when President Obama issued a memorandum directing the administration to translate energy-related policy goals into recommended actions through 2018. Season one of the QER, which ran in 2015, […]

Report: Customers in 13 Mid-Atlantic States & DC Could Miss Out on as much as $1.3 Billion in Electric Bill Savings

By: Allison Clements |

Electric customers in the Mid-Atlantic region may be missing out on $433 million in annual utility bill savings over the next three years – as much as $1.3 billion** – because their transmission grid operator seems to be undercounting the impact of energy efficiency programs that avoid the need for […]