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AEMO Begins Cautious Lift of Australian Electricity Market Suspension

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) on June 22 initiated the first step to lift a suspension of its National Electricity Market (NEM), citing a “clear improvement in market conditions.”…


Former FERC Commissioner Says ‘Market Design Problem’ Was a Leading Cause of February 2021 Texas Power Crisis

In February 2021, a severe cold weather event, known as Winter Storm Uri, caused numerous power outages, derates, or failures to start at electric generating plants scattered across Texas and…


ERCOT Unveils Plan for Invoicing Default Uplift Charges

ERCOT market participants are grappling with the resulting financial fallout from winter storm Uri, which devastated Texas in February. Many are now familiar with actions the Texas Public Utility Commission…


The Natural Gas Flame Continues to Burn Bright

The natural gas sector is well aware of the challenges facing the fossil fuel industry, but analysts say gas has attributes that will keep it a big part of the…


Texas PUC Chair Resigns as Outage Probe Continues

The chairwoman of the Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Texas has resigned, stepping down after the state's lieutenant governor earlier on March 1 called for her resignation, along with that…