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COVID-19 Makes for an Interesting Summer Peak Season
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It’s peak season for the U.S. power industry. While actual dates may vary from one utility to another, generally the summer peak period spans from Memorial Day (May 25 this…


FERC Backs First Compliance Filings on Energy Storage Rule

The energy storage market received a boost Oct. 17 when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved the first two compliance filings implementing Order 841, a rule the commission said…


U.S. Electric Markets in Transition

The U.S. market for electricity is trifurcated. More than half the country is served by competitive generators bidding against each other in wholesale markets. Almost half is served by conventional…


ISOs, RTOs Outline Winterization Efforts

In presentations to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the nation's regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs) on Sept. 17 outlined measures they are taking to prevent…