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IESO 2022 Annual Planning Outlook Summary and Commentary

December 22, 2022
By 
Travis Lusney, Kausar Ashraf, Brady Yauch

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) published the 2022 Annual Planning Outlook (APO) providing an outlook on Ontario's electricity system plans and future system operations.

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Air Products and AES announced a deal for a green hydrogen project

December 12, 2022
By 
John Dalton

Likely driven by the attractive production and investment tax credits in the Inflation Reduction Act, last week Air Products and AES announced a deal for a green hydrogen project capable of producing over 200 Metric Tons per day, which will require about 1.4 GW of wind and solar generation.

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E-LT1 RFP and Contract Overview

December 8, 2022
By 
Power Advisory

On December 8, 2022 Power Advisory hosted a webinar to discuss E-LT1 RFP and Contract Overview.

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North American Wholesale Electricity Markets Trend

December 5, 2022
By 
John Dalton

An important trend in North American wholesale electricity markets in 2022 was the expansion of these markets to facilitate the integration of variable output renewable resources.

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November 2022 Ontario Electricity Market Update: US Inflation Reduction Act - Implications for Ontario’s Energy Sector

November 30, 2022
By 
Michael Killeavy

On August 12, 2022 the US House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which was signed into law by President Biden on August 16, 2022. The legislation is touted as climate change legislation and some experts maintain that it will set the US on a path to a 40 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

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November 2022 Alberta Electricity Newsletter: Consequences of the ISO Tariff Decision and Next Steps

November 30, 2022
By 
Christine Runge

The highly anticipated decision on the AESO’s bulk and regional tariff application was released on November 10, 2022. In it, the Commission denied the AESO’s application.

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Could Corporate PPAs Be an Offtake Model for Offshore Wind

November 19, 2022
By 
John Dalton

The revenue certainty offered by long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) is essential to the financing of offshore wind (OSW). To date in the US state-mandated renewable energy procurements have been relied upon to award these long-term PPAs.

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Competitive Procurements for Transmission Projects Announcements

October 31, 2022
By 
John Dalton

On October 26th there were two major announcements regarding competitive procurements for transmission projects to support the development of renewable energy to achieve state clean energy goals

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Proposal for Coordinated Transmission Development for Offshore Wind in Multi-State RTOs

October 25, 2022
By 
John Dalton

Excited to announce that the Business Network for Offshore Wind has just released the new policy brief that I authored, Proposal for Coordinated Transmission Development for Offshore Wind in Multi-State RTOs, which outlines a framework for greater regional collaboration on offshore wind transmission planning and buildout.

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September 2022 Ontario Electricity Market Update: The Wholesale Market Guns of August

September 30, 2022
By 
Brady Yauch

It’s been a wild ride for electricity markets in the past two months, particularly in August. Electricity prices in jurisdictions across North America hit some of their highest levels in more than a decade.

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