MISO Stakeholders Get a Glimpse of FERC Re-Filing


Stakeholders in the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (MISO) footprint received advance notice of the contents contained in the system operator's re-filing on July 15, 2010 with the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee (FERC) regarding its cost allocation proposals for transmission. FERC previously deemed MISO's so-called "90/10" generator interconnection cost allocation methodology proposed in a July [...]

MISO Stakeholders Get a Glimpse of FERC Re-Filing2010-07-14T09:00:10+00:00

Wind-energy developers win break


Today, wind developers won a victory when the operators of the Midwest's largest regional electrical grid abandoned a proposal to make them pay up to 20 percent of the cost of new high-voltage transmission projects to deliver renewable energy. The Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator on Tuesday unveiled to a large group of utilities, developers, [...]

Wind-energy developers win break2010-06-23T13:15:38+00:00

Wind Energy Obstacles and Potential


Implications: In order to meet the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) target, projecting that wind power could provide 20% of U.S. electricity by 2030, wind turbine installations would have to increase to 7,000 per year by 2017. (To put that in perspective, just 3,100 wind turbines were installed in all of 2007.)  With the downturn [...]

Wind Energy Obstacles and Potential2009-01-23T18:30:17+00:00