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power markets


Competition for Cleaner Energy Will Pay Dividends for Climate and the Economy

America’s energy system has entered a new era where companies are competing against one another to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Customers—large and small—are concerned about climate change, forcing business models…


We Don't Have to Wait for Real-Time Markets to Bid Renewable Power Onto the Grid
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Growing the amount of renewable power that's available on the grid is equally as crucial for the energy transition as the ability to generate power from renewable sources. Fossil fuels…


FERC Order Opens Wholesale Power Markets to DERs

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in September issued Order 2222, a final rule to remove barriers for distributed energy resource (DER) aggregators to participate in the wholesale capacity, energy,…


The POWER Interview: Powering Through a Pandemic

It's an unprecedented time for power generators worldwide. Utilities, grid operators, equipment manufacturers, and others working to keep the lights on know that a reliable supply of electricity is more…


Designing an Electric Power System from Scratch

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) launched its 51st State Initiative in 2014 with a simple question: What if there were no predefined electricity market? No rules. No market designs.…