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ISO New England


Gas-Heavy ISO-New England Braces for Steep Influx of Wind, Solar, Storage

While it is currently highly dependent on natural gas generation today, about 95% of ISO-New England’s (ISO-NE’s) interconnection request queue—a proposed total capacity of 20.9 GW—comprises wind, solar, and battery…


Could Success Spoil ISO-NE?

Independent System Operator-New England celebrated its 20th anniversary last July with a solid record in its energy and capacity markets, turning around a fragmented regional electric system. Can it repeat…


Millstone Weighs Options as Opposition to Financial Aid Continues

Groups opposed to financial relief for Connecticut’s 2,111-MW Millstone Nuclear Power Station continue to press their case against subsidies for the plant as state lawmakers prepare for a special session…


D.C. Circuit Again Upholds FERC Order No. 1000

A three-judge panel for the D.C. Circuit on April 18 unanimously upheld Order No. 1000, denying multiple challenges by New England power firms and state regulators to the Federal Energy…


AEP to Shed Ohio, Indiana Coal and Gas Plants in Move for Full Regulation

In an effort to become a fully regulated power company, American Electric Power (AEP) has agreed to sell four Midwestern power plants—representing a total of 5.2 GW—to a newly formed…