Canada Should Better Integrate Electric Power Markets Among Provinces

Pierre-Olivier Pineau’s opinion piece in the Montreal Gazette makes a case for greater harmonization of electric power markets among Canadian provinces. … More Canada Should Better Integrate Electric Power Markets Among Provinces

The Vast Electrical Sponge Provided by V2g Technology

Michael Giberson In the realm of more-enthusiasm-but-no-more-analysis for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology, Fereidoon Shioshansi at the EU Energy Policy Blog asks, “Will V2G Evolve Into A Great Electrical Sponge?”  He asks the question, and it is an excellent question to ask, but he doesn’t answer it. Instead we get a little taste of claims made by … More The Vast Electrical Sponge Provided by V2g Technology

More Tres Amigas Interconnection Details Revealed in FERC Filings

Michael Giberson Today Tres Amigas LLC submitted two filings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, one seeking assurance from FERC that linking the ERCOT system to the proposed interconnection project would not subject ERCOT to FERC jurisdiction, and the other seeking authority to sell transmission services at negotiated rates. According to the filings, affirmative answers … More More Tres Amigas Interconnection Details Revealed in FERC Filings

Wholesale Power Markets for Beginners – The New Hampshire View

Michael Giberson Granite Viewpoint provides an excellent brief introduction to wholesale power markets in New England, with a few New Hampshire specific details thrown in. (First line: “It’s 9:00 am, do you know what the bulk price is for electricity in New Hampshire?”)  At this introductory level the story told about ISO-NE is approximately the … More Wholesale Power Markets for Beginners – The New Hampshire View