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2022/23 PJM Capacity Auction Results Significantly Lower

PJM has completed the auction for Capacity resources for the June 2022 through May 2023 obligation period and the resulting prices were significantly lower than prior auctions. Although Tradition had forecasted a slight reduction (~10-15%) in clearing prices in the PJM auction for 2022/23 obligation period, the actual results were nearly 50% lower across all […]

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Market Monitor – Rising Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) Prices Are Impacting Energy Budgets

Renewable energy certificates (RECs) represent the environmental attributes of renewable generation and are measured and sold per Megawatt-Hour (MWh) of energy produced. Voluntary RECs are those purchased beyond statutory obligation and are often certified under the nationally recognized Green-e program administered by the Center for Resource Solutions. Over the past 24 months, voluntary REC prices […]

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Market Monitor – Winter Storm Uri: Long Term Price Impacts

In the days and weeks following the energy crisis caused by Winter Storm Uri a large number of legislative measures seeking to change electricity market rules were introduced in ERCOT, but added risk of volatility in the market is driving increases in forward prices more than potential rule changes. The highly publicized Senate Bill 2142 […]

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Market Monitor – New Rules for Marketing RECs in Connecticut Likely to Impact Current Agreements, Increase Future Prices

Since late 2016, regulators in Connecticut (CT-PURA) have been researching the growing market for renewable or “green” energy products. As a result of that process, conducted under Docket 16-12-29, decisions were made regarding what qualifies as green energy and how the marketing of green energy needed to change. What did the regulators find? Regulators found that most […]

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Market Monitor – Regulators Introduce New Rules for Marketing Renewable Energy Certificates in Connecticut

Starting in late 2016, the regulators in Connecticut (CT-PURA) have been discussing the growing market for renewable or “green” energy products.  As part of that investigation, conducted under Docket 16-12-29, it was decided that what qualifies as green energy and how it is marketed needed to change. What did they find? Regulators found that most […]

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