Regulatory Updates by Region

New England Regulatory Updates - June 28, 2013

Regulatory update - New England
Posted June 28, 2013

On June 28, 2013, Independent System Operator of New England (ISO-NE) and the New England Power Pool (NEPOOL) Participants Committee filed proposed revisions to a rule within...


CPUC Establishes Lottery Process for Any Additional DA Load

Regulatory update - CA, AZ
Posted April 1, 2013

In late December, after several working groups and many stakeholders weighing in on the issue, the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) issued a decision adopting the process improvements for administering the enrollments for Direct Access (DA) rights.


PUCT Finalizes Decision on Raising System-wide Offer Cap for the Next Several Years

Regulatory update - Texas
Posted October 25, 2012

On Oct. 25, 2012, the Public Utilities Commission of Texas (PUCT) voted to increase the level of the scarcity price signal in ERCOT by increasing the system-wide offer cap for 2013 and beyond.


PUCO Issues an Order in AEP’s ESP Case

Regulatory update - Midwest
Posted August 22, 2012

On August 8, 2012, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) issued an Order modifying and approving AEP’s Electric Security Plan (ESP) case. According to the Commission, the Order aims to move Ohio toward a more robust competitive market behind this utility.


CPUC to Decide on DA Submission Process for Future Available Load (August 2012)

Regulatory update - CA, AZ
Posted August 1, 2012

Arizona Retail Competition Update October 2013


San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) Outage Update

Regulatory update - CA, AZ
Posted August 1, 2012

Read the latest updates from Southern California Edison on the San Onofre nuclear plant outage.


Summer Outlook for the CAISO Grid is Complicated by Potential Extended Outage of SONGS Nuclear Power Plant

Regulatory update - CA, AZ
Posted March 1, 2012

According to the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), in a press release published March 22, statewide operating reserves are fine however Southern California could face reliability issues...


Third Round of Direct Access Re-Opening Reported to be Over-subscribed in Minutes; Businesses Blocked from Access to Alternative Energy Products

Regulatory update - CA, AZ
Posted February 3, 2011

The Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA) and the Alliance for Retail Energy Markets (AReM), announced today that it...


Direct Access Re-opening: Round 2 July 2010 Update

Regulatory update - CA, AZ
Posted July 1, 2010

A list of questions and answers about Round 2 of Direct Access Re-opening.


Direct Access Re-opening Update

Regulatory update - CA, AZ
Posted April 1, 2010

The latest information on Direct Access Re-opening, including information on the Year 1 and Year 2 enrollment process.


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