Electric, Energy Consumption

A Better Way Of Paying For A Reliable Electricity Grid

February 23, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

Last spring, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO), which operates the electricity grid serving 45 million people across the central United States, found out it was at a higher risk of power outages than it believed. The result, as I […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

MISO transmission buildout to enable 53 GW of new generation

July 26, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

In a move that some are calling a big step toward a future powered by clean energy, the MISO Board of Directors unanimously approved on July 25 the Tranche 1 Long Range Transmission Planning (LRTP) portfolio of new transmission projects. […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Solar, storage lead MISO’s record-setting interconnection queue

September 17, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) has received a record 487 applications for interconnection this year, with renewable energy representing 64 gigawatts, or 83%, of the proposed new generating capacity. The 77 GW of submissions in 2021 topped the 2020 […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

FERC should reject MISO extension request for electric storage resource

April 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

On March 4, MISO filed a request to extend the deadline to implement a market participation model for electric storage resources at FERC. This new request moves the implementation date from June 2022 to March 2025. FERC should reject this […]