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Minutes Matter in the Energy Imbalance Market
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An energy imbalance market (EIM) is a voluntary market that provides a sub-hourly economic dispatch of participating resources for balancing supply and demand every five minutes. One such market is…


NYISO: Power Consumption Down as Much as 18%

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) on April 16 said weekday morning reductions in power consumption have averaged as much as 18% below typical levels, with the most dramatic…


NYISO Workers Now Living at Grid Control Centers

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), one of the nation's nine regional transmission organizations (RTOs) that operate the power grid, now has some of its staff living at two…


Energy Groups Make Plans to Deal with Coronavirus; EEI Issues Bulletin
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The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), whose membership includes all investor-owned U.S. power companies, has told its members to prepare contingency plans for their operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several…


Decarbonizing with Energy Storage Combined Cycles

Low asset utilization is an increasing financial challenge for both conventional and renewable assets, which are sometimes curtailed due to over-generation at various times of day. Integrating large-scale thermal energy…