Pending Disaster

…Pending Disaster… The PJM independent system operator (ISO) said there is no imminent danger to the grid when it was asked about the First Energy bankruptcy filing and First Energy’s request of FERC for cost recovery for its nuclear and Continue reading Pending Disaster

More on the Auction Fiasco

…More on the Auction Fiasco… There appears to be general agreement that the auctions used by RTO/ISOs are rigged in favor of wind and solar. This past Saturday‚Äôs bankruptcy filing by a First Energy unit is largely the result of Continue reading More on the Auction Fiasco

The Market for Electricity is Rigged

…The Market for Electricity is Rigged… The preferential dispatch system used by many RTO/ISO grid operators favors wind and solar to the exclusion of critical baseload power from fossil fuel and nuclear power plants. Preferential dispatching is destructive because it Continue reading The Market for Electricity is Rigged