NRDC Expert Blog

What’s Resilience? It’s Not More Fuel or Higher Prices, PJM

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) early this year rejected the Department of Energy proposal that would have f

PJM Offers Two Proposals: A Rock and a Hard Place

PJM, the transmission grid operator for parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest, filed two competing proposals this week at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the agency tasked with ensuring that wholesale electricity market rules result in reasonable rates.

Diverse Coalition Sets Forth Vision for FERC Power Markets

Seeking to fix growing problems with certain wholesale electricity markets, an unusual coalition of rural-cooperative and publicly-owned electric utilities, industrial and commercial customers, consumer advocates,

FERC Storage Rule a Win for a More Flexible Grid

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the agency overseeing the competitiveness of the wholesale electricity markets and high-voltage interstate transmission grid operators, has finalized a rule that reduces bar

No Love for Grid Operator's Latest Costly Market Proposal

PJM, the electricity grid operator serving 65 million customers in 13 Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern states and the District of Columbia, is deciding whether it will again override its own stakeholders to propose yet another con

Our Grid Needs to Go on a Diet to Get Leaner and Greener

Part of NRDC’s 2017 year-end retrospective in hopes of informing changes to come