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Entergy Texas fuel reconciliation remanded due to lack of “notice”

by Kelso King, Grid Monitor Source – Grid Monitor Posted 07/31/2020 Chairman Walker’s Memo Prior to the Open Meeting, Chairman Walker filed a memo recommending that the Commission remand this proceeding. The Chairman stated that “[a]fter reviewing the proposed order and the evidence in this docket, I believe that additional information is […]

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Texas Commission approves modified stipulation allowing sale of WETT (D-50584)

by Kelso King, Grid Monitor Source – Grid Monitor Posted 07/17/2020 Prior to the Open Meeting, Chairman Walker filed a memo recommending approving the parties’ unanimous agreement provided that two modifications to the regulatory commitments in the final order are made: 1.    Regulatory Commitment 24 should be modified to add that the prohibition […]

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Texas PUC approves modifications to TDU Rate Filing Package (P-49199)

by Kelso King, Grid Monitor Source – Grid Monitor Posted 07/17/2020 On July 9, 2020, Staff filed a proposed order adopting revisions to the cost-of-service rate filing package(RFP) used by investor-owned transmission and distribution utilities. The revisions require an applicant to provide information on: plant additions for transmission lines, high voltage […]

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Texas Public Utility Commission extends Covid protections to August 31, 2020 (P-50664)

by Kelso King, Grid Monitor Source – Grid Monitor Posted 07/17/2020 Chairman Walker’s Memo Prior to the Open Meeting, Chairman Walker filed a memo proposing the adoption of three orders related to Covid-19: 1.    approving an exception to a rule that allows electric utilities to disconnect electric service of residential customers for nonpayment […]

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ERCOT Market Monitor finds pricing change increased revenue by $2 billion

by Kelso King, Grid Monitor Source – Grid Monitor Posted 06/05/2020 Potomac Economics, the Independent Market Monitor (IMM) for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), released its 2019 State of the Market Report for the ERCOT Electricity Markets in May 2020. The IMM concluded that overall, the ERCOT wholesale market performed […]

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