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Clean Energy 101: Virtual Power Plants - RMI
Homes and businesses can make the grid more reliable, and get paid to do so, by forming virtual power plants.
Mich. PSC demand response order expected to mitigate MISO capacity shortfall
Michigan utility regulators on Dec. 21 partially lifted a ban on third-party customer demand response aggregators in a move to address recent price spikes in the Midcontinent ISO's power capacity auction.
Synchronized Reserve Pricing Falls in PJM Markets After Overhaul
Synchronized reserves have seen a drop in prices since PJM implemented market overhauls at the start of October, the RTO says.
Former Regulators: Demand Response Key to Midwest Capacity Crisis
Two former FERC chairmen and a state commissioner are pessimistic that MISO will be able to rein in shortages or high capacity prices anytime soon and said demand-side management would assuage the situation.
MISO power prices could remain high, go higher for years: Chatterjee, other Voltus panelists
High power prices in the Midcontinent region could last years and could go higher, driven by natural gas prices and soaring capacity costs, according to panelists on a webinar hosted Monday by Voltus, a demand response company.
Md. County’s Electric School Buses to Provide Synch Reserves for PJM
MCPS is expanding a partnership with electric school bus provider Highland Electric Fleets to offer the vehicles as a DER when not in use. DER software provider Voltus will be providing the necessary tech for the 326 buses.
Electric school buses to provide grid reliability services in PJM market in V2G scheme
Distributed energy resource (DER) platform Voltus and Highland Electric Fleets have partnered to deliver grid reliability services to the PJM, US, market using electric school buses and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology.
Electric School Buses Used To Support Maryland Energy Grid
Saying it again, for the people in the back: EVs make the grid STRONGER! Read more about the Voltus & Highland partnership.