federal energy regulatory commission

June 23, 2022
US power grid operator PJM Interconnection latest capacity auction for 2023/2024 saw 1,868MW of solar PV procured, up 25% from 2022/2023.
October 4, 2021
Renewables associations have welcomed rule changes in the US’ largest electricity market that are expected to result in more solar clearing capacity market auctions while making it easier for states to achieve their clean energy targets.
April 19, 2021
The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has established a new Climate Task Force to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy generation across the country and revoked several Trump administration policies promoting fossil fuels on public land.
April 16, 2021
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has announced a string of initiatives to help develop the country’s power grid, including tightening a transmission incentive policy for utilities and a workshop that will explore how companies can benefit from grid-enhancing technology.
March 25, 2021
Solar plants in the US produced 21.7% more electricity in January this year than they did in 2020, accounting for 2.4% of the country’s entire electricity mix.
September 18, 2020
US wholesale energy markets will be opened up to distributed energy resources (DERs) such as small-scale solar units and battery storage systems under a new ruling that proponents say will enhance grid reliability and lower costs for consumers.
June 16, 2020
Campaign by ratepayer association against rooftop solar support triggers rebuke from 450 organisations, pushing green energy to crossfire of nation grappling with social injustice.
April 17, 2020
SEIA, ACORE and others lament US federal energy regulator’s dismissal of request to reconsider PJM rule change, which the industry feels will ‘pad fossil fuel profits’ at renewables’ expense.
March 9, 2020
Regulator’s new figures show renewables will account for 25% of all US electrical capacity by 2022 whereas coal will drop to 18.63%, according to analysis by Sun Day Campaign.
February 24, 2020
Federal energy regulator accused of ‘overreach’ after maintaining provision that may force solar, storage and others to offer minimum prices when competing at state’s capacity market.

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