CMP and solar energy advocates clash over what’s the smartest grid for Maine
Source: Bangor Daily News Central Maine Power Co. says it needs to change a rate structure that no longer reflects its costs for delivering electricity. But some of the utility’s largest customers have countered that the proposed rate structure change would penalize them for generating their own power, using solar panels or other technologies. As...
Do You Provide Reactive Power? FERC Now Wants You To Have A Rate Schedule
FERC has announced that all entities providing reactive power service must have a rate schedule on file with the Commission. Recognizing the significance of this decision, FERC also announced that it will be holding a workshop to discuss the specifics of this policy change and how parties will be expected to implement the new requirements.