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Are Capacity Auctions Ensuring Reliability or Just Ensuring Generator Revenues?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Enerdynamics recently developed a course titled ISO Market Basics that teaches electric industry newcomers the basics of the various services bought and sold in ISO markets. One of the key questions addressed … Continue reading

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The Value of Regional Transmission Organizations, Part II

By Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics Instructor Last week we introduced this topic with Part I of this article and discussed the current landscape of the RTO and RTO development. This week we continue our examination of RTOs with a discussion on the value and … Continue reading

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The Value of Regional Transmission Organizations, Part I

By Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics Instructor Decisions made by regulators more than a decade ago formalized a shift to organized wholesale transmission organizations for much of the United States. As electric deregulation advanced in various states in the 1990s, federal regulators saw a … Continue reading

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Demand Side Management and Its Impact on Wholesale Electricity Markets

By Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics Instructor The debate over the impact of demand response and energy efficiency in the wholesale power markets remains active. On the surface, there is an intuitive belief that if we better manage and even reduce demand, … Continue reading

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FERC Order 1000 – One More Step Toward Regional Wholesale Markets

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Photo credit: Sigfrid Lundberg Back in the early 2000s when FERC was pushing Standard Market Design, some in the electric industry believed we would soon transition to four or five uniform wholesale … Continue reading

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