Capacity Costs Rising in Near Future

Capacity Costs Rising in Near Future New England’s wholesale electricity industry is amid transformation as the closure of non-gas power generators are challenging New England’s electricity resource adequacy. New investment in generation in New England has been outpaced by retirements, for reasons ranging from the less-than-stellar financial viability of nuclear…

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What is Capacity?

ISO New England (“ISO-NE”) oversees three critical functions across Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. With the exception of Vermont, all of these states are restructured for electric supply. The three critical functions of ISO-NE are Grid Operation, Market Administration, and Power System Planning. A brief description…

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