Updates Between Feb 03, 2021 and Mar 02, 2021
FERC issues deficiency letter requiring ISO-NE to submit within 30 days additional information, including the following: (i) an example of a potential site for the reference unit (in or near New London County, CT) that is two miles from both a main natural gas transmission line and the point of interconnection to the electric grid; (ii) an estimate of NOx emissions limit and whether those limits affect the reference unit’s revenues; and (iii) additional support for the assumption that the reference unit always runs on natural gas rather than oil in the dispatch model. The submission of the additional information will re-set the 60-day deadline for FERC action on this matter.
New England Power submits a supplemental compliance filing to supplement the Jul 30 Compliance Filing with respect to Local Network Service provided by NEP under Schedule 21-NEP. NEP
proposes that these compliance revisions be in effect for the interim Jan 1, 2020 – Dec 31, 2021 period. For the period commencing Jan 1, 2022, compliance with Order No. 864 for local service provided by NEP will be governed by the compliance revisions to the ISO-NE OATT submitted by the TOs pending in ER20-2572 as supplemented by the revised accumulated deferred income taxes (“ADIT”) worksheet filed Feb 12, 2021 by NEP and the other NETOs.
ISO-NE files FCA15 results; comment date Apr 12, 2021
New Member: Trafigura Trading; Terminations: Axon Energy and Springfield Power; Name
Change: Titan Gas, LLC d/b/a ClearSky Energy
FERC accepts Dynegy’s proposed rate schedule to allow Dynegy to begin the recovery period for certain CIP-IROL Costs
FERC accepts: (i) the memberships of the following: Cassadaga Wind LLC (Supplier Sector); Centrica Business Solutions Optimize, LLC (Supplier Sector); Pilot Power Group, LLC (Supplier Sector); and SmartestEnergy US LLC (Supplier Sector); and the termination of the Participant status of Wheelabrator Bridgeport, LP.
FERC accepts TOs’ compliance filing that establishes effective dates for the ISO-NE Tariff records that implement FERC-approved Settlement Agreement II
ISO-NE files eTariff corrections to re-format footnote text changes so that they are recognized by the eTariff system
New England Power Company d/b/a National Grid (NEP) submits a new Phase I/II HVDC-TF
Service Agreement between NEP and Vitol Inc. that provides for firm point-to-point transmission service over the Phase I/II HVDC transmission facilities for the Nov 1, 2020 to Nov 1, 2025 period
NERC proposes revision to Reliability Standard FAC-008-5 to reflect the retirement of Requirement R7 of the currently effective standard as recommended following the first phase of work under the NERC Standards Efficiency Review
Essential Power Newington requests FERC acceptance of a proposed rate schedule to allow it to begin the recovery period for certain CIP-IROL Costs under Schedule 17
ISO-NE files required quarterly report
Fitchburg Gas & Electric submits supplemental compliance filing in light of the FERC’s order approving RNS/LNS Rates and Rate Protocols Settlement Agreement II
PSNH files D&E Agreement
ISO-NE files Q4 Report
TOs submit supplemental compliance filing to supplement their July 30 compliance filing in light of the FERC’s order approving RNS/LNS Rates and Rate Protocols Settlement Agreement II
ISO-NE files answer to Jan 21 protests
FERC accepts changes, eff. Feb 12, 2021
FERC issues deficiency letter requesting additional information within 30 days
Green Development files Complaint against National Grid requesting a finding that Grid’s assessment of Direct Assignment Facility charges for Green Development’s projects is unauthorized under the ISO-NE Tariff
FERC issues supplemental notice of a staff-led, virtual technical conference to discuss principles and best practices for credit risk management in ISO/RTO markets (Thurs, Feb 25, 2021, 9-5 and Fri, Feb 26, 2021, 9-1).
FERC accepts December 7 Order 841 Further Compliance Filing, eff. Mar 1, 2021 (other than revisions specific to the Day-Ahead Energy Market which will be effective Jan 1, 2026)
FERC accepts SGIA between CL&P and Eastern Connecticut Resource Recovery Authority to allow for the continued interconnection of ECRRA’s refuse-to-energy municipal solid waste facility, eff Dec 15, 2020
NEPOOL files comments reflecting its unanimous support for ISO-NE’s proposed compliance changes
IMM files Fall 2020 Report