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RTO (regional transmission organization)

December 9, 2014

Increased solar and wind electricity generation in California are changing net load shapes


September 30, 2014

California’s subhourly wholesale electricity market opens to systems outside its footprint


February 18, 2014

Peak-to-average electricity demand ratio rising in New England and many other U.S. regions


January 21, 2014

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic power prices react to winter freeze and natural gas constraints


December 2, 2013

Renewable electricity production grows in Texas


November 25, 2013

Coal-fired electric generators continue to dominate electric supply in the central region


October 24, 2013

Midcontinent Independent System Operator adding four new electric territories in December


September 5, 2013

Higher wind generation in the Southwest Power Pool is reducing use of baseload capacity


September 3, 2013

Transmission upgrades compensate for coal-fired retirements in Ohio electric region


July 19, 2013

Short-term, real-time power prices reflect system strain during Northeast heat wave


May 7, 2013

President’s proposed budget calls for strategic review of government’s role in TVA


November 13, 2012

Despite customer outages, wholesale electric markets operated during Hurricane Sandy


July 12, 2012

Eastern electric systems tested during first summer 2012 heat wave


June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs


June 7, 2012

Northeast electricity markets react to hot weather in late May


May 14, 2012

State electric retail choice programs are popular with commercial and industrial customers


February 23, 2012

Negative prices in wholesale electricity markets indicate supply inflexibilities


December 12, 2011

Electricity tends to flow south in North America


September 20, 2011

Wholesale power price maps reflect real-time constraints on transmission of electricity


September 9, 2011

Texas Heat Wave, August 2011: Nature and Effects of an Electricity Supply Shortage


July 25, 2011

Four regional transmission organizations set new or nearly broke demand records last week


July 7, 2011

Nuclear power plant outages above seasonal norm in spring of 2011


June 1, 2011

PJM shows how smart appliances could help stabilize power systems


May 12, 2011

Spot price for Central Appalachian coal up since early 2010


April 4, 2011

About 60% of the U.S. electric power supply is managed by RTOs


February 11, 2011

New Texas wholesale power market weathers extreme cold


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