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FERC’s new leaders want to slam door on all Renewables in PJM

In the dying days of December two of Donald Trump’s energy minions – the two Republications on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) effectively sabotaged renewables within the region and the US press has been up in arms about it ever since. Effectively the decision was that anyone enjoying subsidies in the renewables market would have to accept a Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR) that would rule them out of the PJM market, a $10 billion, regional transmission organization in the US, serving Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. This spat has been going on since June 2018 when FERC told PJM to reform, but…

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