Past and Future Topics
Explore the proposals for future power markets.
To what extent can or should individual end-users choose their willingness to accept the risk of outages? Can or should end-users have visibility on the costs and be willing to choose what they pay for central service reliability?
Federal Climate Policy and Power Markets
What would the impacts of a federal Clean Energy Standard be in electricity markets?
How can markets support sufficient and efficient amounts of generation for current and future demand?
Integrating Long-Term Procurement Markets, Short-Term Markets and Integrated Resource Planning
How much central planning by state or regional entities is beneficial relative to each load-serving entity (utility or competitive retail supplier) making their own choices?
Activating Responsive Demand and Distributed Energy Resources
For 100 years, electricity generation has responded to load. That relationship may become a two way street to support reliable, least-cost decarbonization.
Ancillary Services: System Operation and Spot Market Design
Electricity isn’t only valued by the megawatt hour. Frequency, voltage support and other ancillary services are necessary for reliable service.
Decentralized Market Structures
Decentralized energy markets rely on active wholesale buyers to provide the certainty needed for new resources to be able to finance their investments at low costs.
Central Procurement Structures for Energy, Capacity, and Environmental Products
Centralized procurement methods provide a means of coordinating an efficient set of resources and providing longer-term certainty to supply and demand resources.
Reliable, Efficient, and Low-Carbon Resource Portfolios
The changing generation mix across the United States is one of the most pressing reasons to modernize electricity markets.
See which other topics will be covered this year.
Transmission Planning, Operations and Interaction with Power Markets
The transmission grid affects resource adequacy considerations and the reliable integration of zero-emission generation.
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