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MRC Submits Comments in Response to FERC DER Aggregation Conference

On June 22, 2018, the MRC filed comments in response to FERC's Notice of Technical Conference, dated February 15, 2018, relating to Participation of Distributed Energy Aggregations in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators (Docket No. RM18-9-000)...

MRC Comments AD18-10.pdf


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PJM CEO: Grid Operator Will Respond to FERC Capacity Market Order Within 60 Days

Gavid Bade, Utility Dive Summary The PJM Interconnection will respond within 60 days to a landmark order from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission finding its capacity market unjust and suggesting major changes, CEO Andy Ott told Utility Dive. FERC last month rejected two proposals...


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Powelson Upends FERC With His Departure

Rod Kuckro and Sam Mintz, E&E News Summary Robert Powelson's departure from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission leaves the agency without its most experienced hand on state regulatory affairs at a time when turbulent policy debates about electric grid reliability and the impact of...


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The MRC Submits Comments to FERC for the new "Resilience Docket"

Microgrid Resources Coalition Washington DC, 9 May, 2018 - Today the Microgrid Resources Coalition (MRC) submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the new docket – “Grid Resilience in Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators ...


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MRC Submits Comments on FERC Resilience Docket

On May 9, 2018, the MRC filed comments and a Motion to Intervene in connection with the Grid Resilience in Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators, FERC Docket No. RM18-7-000. MRC's comments focus on broadening the definition of "resilience", while highlighting the...

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FERC Resiliency NOPR - ISO and RTO Comments

On Friday, March 9, 2018, the seven RTOs and ISOs filed comments in response to FERC docket AD18-7-000 requesting information from each regional transmission organization (RTO) and independent system operator (ISO) concerning resiliency of the bulk-power system. The attached comments represent...

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Powelson: Input from PJM, ISO-NE states critical to FERC resilience docket

Gavin Bade, UtilityDive Summary Input from states in the PJM and ISO-New England markets will be critical to winning approval at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for any plan to enhance the resilience of the nation's power sector, Commissioner Robert Powelson said Monday. Powelson...


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Is PURPA done? New bill takes aim at law's mandatory purchase obligation

Peter Maloney, UtilityDive Summary A new bill in Congress could take the teeth out of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, delivering a blow to some renewable energy projects. For utilities, some of which have opposed PURPA since it became law in 1978, it could be a final victory in...


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MRC Submits Comments to FERC on Grid Reliability

On October 23, 2017, the MRC filed comments and a Motion to Intervene in response to FERC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing, FERC Docket No. RM18-1-000. MRC's comments focus on strengthening the definition of resiliency, while highlighting how microgrids...

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MRC Submits Comments to FERC on Grid Reliability

On October 23, 2017, the MRC filed comments and a Motion to Intervene in response to FERC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing, FERC Docket No. RM18-1-000. MRC's comments focus on strengthening the definition of resiliency, while highlighting how microgrids...

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