Litigation Updates & Reports

Updates Between Feb 03, 2021 and Mar 03, 2021

03
Mar
EER Exemption from PFP Settlement

ISO-NE answers AEE protest

03
Mar
FAP Info Disclosure/KYC Requirements

FERC accepts filing, eff. Mar 9, 2021; Market Participants must submit new Info Disclosure forms by Apr 30, 2021

02
Mar
Green Development DAF Charges Complaint Against National Grid

National Grid answers Complaint; SEIA, Dry Bridge Solar submit comments

01
Mar
New DDBT Methodology

FERC accepts new methodology, eff. Mar 2, 2021

01
Mar
Updated CONE, Net Cone and PPR Values

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.

01
Mar
Sched. 21-NEP Supplemental Order 864 Compliance Filing

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.

26
Feb
FCA15 Results

ISO-NE files FCA15 results; comment date Apr 12, 2021

26
Feb
Membership

New Member: Trafigura Trading; Terminations: Axon Energy and Springfield Power; Name
Change: Titan Gas, LLC d/b/a ClearSky Energy

26
Feb
CIP IROL Cost Recovery Period

FERC accepts Dynegy’s proposed rate schedule to allow Dynegy to begin the recovery period for certain CIP-IROL Costs 

25
Feb
Mystic 8/9 Cost of Service Agreement

Constellation Mystic Power, LLC (Mystic) files a revised Amended and Restated Cost-of-Service Agreement that reflects changes made to comply with the directives in the FERC’s Dec 21, 2020 order

25
Feb
Membership

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.  

24
Feb
RNS/LNS Rates and Rate Protocols Settlement Agreement II

FERC accepts TOs’ compliance filing that establishes effective dates for the ISO-NE Tariff records that implement FERC-approved Settlement Agreement II

23
Feb
Elimination of Price Lock and Zero-Price Offer Rule for New Entrants

NEPGA files comments supporting ISO-NE compliance filing

23
Feb
FAP Info Disclosure/KYC Requirements

ISO-NE files eTariff corrections to re-format footnote text changes so that they are recognized by the eTariff system

19
Feb
Sched. 20-A: NEP/Vitol Phase I/II HVDC-TF Service Agreement

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

19
Feb
Revised Reliability Standard: FAC-008-5

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

19
Feb
Mystic 8/9 Cost of Service Agreement

Connecticut (CT DEEP and CT OCC) appeals FERC’s Dec 21 “Allegheny Order” modifying the discussion in the July 17 Orders, and setting aside in part both the July 2018 Rehearing Order and the July 17 Compliance Order

18
Feb
CIP IROL Cost Recovery Period

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

18
Feb
CASPR

FERC issues order rejecting Sierra Club/NRDC/CLF request for rehearing of the Nov 19 CASPR Allegheny Order 

17
Feb
Updated CONE, Net Cone and PPR Values
17
Feb
Mystic 8/9 Cost of Service Agreement

NESCOE appeals FERC’s Dec 21 “Allegheny Order” modifying the discussion in the July 17 Orders, and setting aside in part both the July 2018 Rehearing Order and the July 17 Compliance Order

16
Feb
EE Exemption from PFP Settlement

NEPOOL files comments to be considered in the FERC’s evaluation of ISO-NE’s Jan 26 filing

16
Feb
Interconnection Study Metrics Processing Time Exceedance Report Q4 2020

ISO-NE files required quarterly report

16
Feb
Order 864 Compliance Filing - FG&E

Fitchburg Gas & Electric submits supplemental compliance filing in light of the FERC’s order approving RNS/LNS Rates and Rate Protocols Settlement Agreement II

16
Feb
EE Exemption from PFP Settlement
ER21-943

Comments supporting proposed revisions filed by IMM, LS Power companies, and NEPGA; comments protesting the revisions filed by AEE

16
Feb
Updated CONE, Net Cone and PPR Values

EPSA answers ISO-NE Feb 12 answer

16
Feb
PSNH/NECEC Transmission D&E Agreement

PSNH files D&E Agreement

12
Feb
Capital Projects Report - 2020 Q4

ISO-NE files Q4 Report

12
Feb
TOs Supplemental Order 864 Compliance Filing

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

12
Feb
Updated CONE, Net Cone and PPR Values

ISO-NE files answer to Jan 21 protests

11
Feb
EER FCM Qualification Modifications

FERC accepts changes, eff. Feb 12, 2021

11
Feb
Order 864 Compliance Filing

FERC issues deficiency letter requesting additional information within 30 days

10
Feb
Green Development DAF Charges Complaint Against National Grid

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

10
Feb
FERC Technical Conference:

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).

10
Feb
Order 841 Compliance Filings

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)

10
Feb
SGIA: CL&P / ECRRA

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

09
Feb
Elimination of Price Lock and Zero-Price Offer Rule for New Entrants Starting in FCA16

NEPOOL files comments reflecting its unanimous support for ISO-NE’s proposed compliance changes 

05
Feb
IMM Quarterly Markets Reports

IMM files Fall 2020 Report

2021 Reports

2015 Reports

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