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What RTOs and ISOs Can Learn from the Parable of the Fox and the Hedgehog

An ancient proverb imparts: the fox knows many little things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing. This insight is expanded through the moral of Aesop’s fable, “The Fox and…


MISO’s Forward View of the Value Proposition projects increasing regional benefits from MISO membership

Regional coordination becomes even more valuable during the energy transition  CARMEL, Ind. — Today, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) announces the Forward View of the Value Proposition which projects…


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…


How Different Power Grid Operators Are Approaching Renewable-Storage Hybrid Participation

Pairing renewable resources with energy storage systems makes a lot of sense. However, grid operators are still developing frameworks for handling these hybrid projects but they may need to be…


FERC Tackles Modernization of U.S. Power Markets

The seven major organized electricity markets scattered across the U.S. account for roughly two-thirds of all power generated in the country. Most of these markets are made up of Independent…