Litigation Updates & Reports

Updates Between May 05, 2021 and Jun 01, 2021

28
May
Membership

NEPOOL requests that the FERC accept (i) the membership of Hydrloland and Vineyard Wind 1; (ii) the termination of Convergent Power; and (iii) Millennium Power Company’s name change

28
May
FCA16 ORTP Jump Ball Filing

NEPOOL answers ISO-NE’s May 13 answer

28
May
CSC CIP IROL (Schedule 17) Cost Recovery Filing

Cross-Sound Cable (CSC) requests FERC acceptance of a proposed rate schedule to allow CSC to begin the recovery period (starting Jun 1, 2021) for certain CIP-IROL Costs under Schedule 17 of the ISO-NE Tariff

28
May
Updated CONE, Net Cone and PPR Values

FERC conditionally accepts the updates to the CONE, Net CONE and PPR values, as amended in ISO-NE’s Deficiency Response, as well as the modified definition of Net CONE, subject to a 15-day compliance filing that reflects the assumption that the reference unit has on-site compression.  The order finds that, (i) except for ISO-NE’s assumption regarding on-site compression, the CONE, Net CONE and PPR values were estimated in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Tariff, using inputs and methodologies that are just and reasonable; (ii) the proposed method for estimating net energy and ancillary services (EAS) revenues is just and reasonable and consistent with the proposed definition of “Net CONE”; and (iii) the uncontested aspects of ISO-NE’s proposal just and reasonable, including the Tariff provision to allow Market Participants to withdraw or update certain FCA16 bids

28
May
NEPGA Net CONE Complaint

FERC denies Complaint

25
May
FCA16 ORTP Jump Ball Filing

North East Offshore answers ISO-NE’s May 13 Answer

25
May
ISO-NE FERC Form 3Q

ISO-NE submits its 2021 Q1 FERC Form 3Q (quarterly financial report of electric utilities, licensees, and natural gas companies)

24
May
FCA16 ORTP Jump Ball Filing

MMWEC/NHEC answer ISO-NE’s May 13 answer

24
May
Order 2222 Compliance

FERC grants ISO-NE extension of time, to February 2, 2022 (2/2/222), to comply with Order 2222.  ISO-NE required to submit an informational filing indicating any changes to the stakeholder process schedule provided in its motion on or before Jun 23 and to submit status reports every 90 days thereafter until the date that it submits its compliance filing

21
May
Solar Data Requirements & Relocation of Wind Data Requirements

ISO-NE and NEPOOL jointly file Tariff revisions to establish operational and meteorological data requirements for solar facilities and relocate and streamline already-existing data requirements for wind facilities

21
May
FCA16 ORTP Jump Ball Filing
20
May
Amended and Restated IRH Support and Use Agreements

FERC accepts amended and restated agreements, subject to 30-day compliance filing submitting each in eTariff format

18
May
Capital Projects Report - 2021 Q1

NEPOOL submits comments supporting ISO-NE’s 2021 Q1 Capital Projects Report filing

18
May
eTariff § I.2 Corrections

FERC accepts corrections, eff. Jan. 1, 2021, as requested

17
May
NECEC/Avangrid Complaint Against NextEra/Seabrook

Avangrid submits letter supporting ISO-NE May 6, 2021 letter regarding the importance of prompt resolution of these matters 

17
May
Resource Adequacy Tech Conf

FERC issues supplemental notice of Technical Conference, including an agenda with panel topics, questions, and panelist names 

14
May
Membership Suspension Notice - Manchester Methane

ISO-NE files notice of suspension of Manchester Methane, LLC from the New England Markets

14
May
D&E Agreement: NSTAR/Cranberry Point Energy Storage

NSTAR files D&E Agreement with Cranberry Point Energy Storage 

14
May
Order 2222 Compliance

AEE and Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) responded to ISO-NE’s May 4, 2021 answer to AEE/AEMA’s Apr 19, 2021 Request for Clarification and/or Rehearing 

13
May
FCA16 ORTP Jump Ball Filing

NEPOOL answers arguments opposing aspects of the NEPOOL Alternative

13
May
FCA16 ORTP Jump Ball Filing

ISO-NE responds to comments and protests filed in opposition to its proposed ORTP values and related Tariff changes

13
May
Membership
not docketed

ISO-NE files notices with the FERC of the following Market Participants’ suspensions from the New England Markets: Acadia Renewable Energy, Backyard Farms Energy, EPIS, Liberty Power Delaware

13
May
Interconnection Study Metrics Processing Time Exceedance Report Q1 2021

ISO-NE files required quarterly report

12
May
ISO Securities: Authorization for Future Drawdowns

FERC authorizes ISO-NE drawdowns under a new $20 million Revolving Credit Line and a new $4 million line of credit supporting the Payment Default Shortfall Fund through May 31, 2023

12
May
FCA16 ORTP Jump Ball Filing

NEPGA answers North East Offshore protest of ISO-NE’s proposed ORTP for offshore wind resources

11
May
eTariff § III.13.7 Conforming Changes

ISO-NE files conforming changes to eTariff § III.13.7 to remove updates to CONE, Net CONE, and the Capacity Performance Payment Rate, not yet accepted by the FERC, but included in the eTariff version of § III.13.7 accepted in the Mar 31 order in the EER Exemption from PFP Settlement proceeding (ER21-943)

11
May
NOPR: Electric Transmission Incentives Policy

FERC extends deadline to submit initial comments in response to the Supplemental NOPR by 30 days, to and including Jun 25, 2021; reply comment deadline extended by 30 days, to and including Jul 26, 2021. 

10
May
Offshore Wind Integration in RTOs/ISOs
AD20-18

Post-technical conference comments filed by over 30 parties, including: ISO-NE, NESCOE, Anbaric, ConEd, Eversource, National Grid, NRDC et al., Orsted, Shell, CT DEEP, EEI, MA DOER, RENEW et al., RWE Renewables Americas

07
May
FERC Office of Public Participation
AD21-9
07
May
Capital Projects Report - 2021 Q1

ISO-NE files Q1 Report

06
May
NECEC/NextEra Seabrook Elective Upgrade Disputes

ISO-NE submits letter to express the importance of prompt resolution of these matters

05
May
Updated CONE, Net Cone and PPR Values

ISO-NE answers deficiency response protests

05
May
CMEEC/MMWEC/Pascoag/VT DPS FCM Qual. Waiver Request

NYPA supports waiver request

05
May
Electric Transmission Incentives Policy NOPR

TOs support requests for 30-day extension of time to submit comments on the Supplemental NOPR 

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