This update features policy, regulatory, legislative, and regional developments in Connecticut and New England. The policy updates are compiled by the CPES New Energy Professionals Team. If you are interested in learning more about the New Energy Professionals, the Policy Committee, or if you have ideas for future policy updates, we would welcome your input and feedback. Please send comments to Kathryn Dube, CPES Executive Director, via email: email@example.com.
This week’s feature:
- ISO New England Releases Latest Version of Wholesale Markets Project Plan
- Two Legislative Updates Concerning PURA Administrative Hearings and Audit Reports
REGIONAL AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS
ISO New England Releases Latest Version of Wholesale Markets Project Plan
The June update to ISO New England’s Wholesale Markets Project Plan (WMPP) is now online. The WMPP provides a biannual update on the market-related activities described in the ISO’s Annual Work Plan (AWP), as well as updates on additional market-related activities pursued by the ISO.
To view the updated WMPP, visit the ISO New England website.
CONNECTICUT LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
The 2017 Regular Session adjourned on June 7, 2017. Information about the Energy and Technology Committee, including committee meetings and public hearings, is available at: https://www.cga.ct.gov/et/
The following legislation has been signed by the Governor that may be of interest to our members:
- SB 899: AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS FOR PURCHASED GAS ADJUSTMENTS, ENERGY ADJUSTMENT CHARGES OR CREDITS AND TRANSMISSION RATES.
- HB 7106: AN ACT CONCERNING AUDIT REPORTS FILED WITH THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY.