Tag: RTO

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Colorado utilities could cut costs 5% by joining an RTO, PUC finds, as Western market momentum builds

December 3, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

The report comes as states and utilities across the West are considering options for forming one or more organized power markets to help them reduce costs, meet their energy goals and improve grid reliability. Utilities in Colorado and Nevada are […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

FERC Tackles Modernization of U.S. Power Markets

October 18, 2021

Via: PowerMag

The seven major organized electricity markets scattered across the U.S. account for roughly two-thirds of all power generated in the country. Most of these markets are made up of Independent System Operators (ISOs) and Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) that were […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

The West needs an RTO

August 7, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

The ‘wild west’ has long been a label for places in which disorderly behavior prevails, especially due to a lack of clear rules or inadequate governance structures. When it comes to our western electricity grid, we are definitely still in […]