In the news today…
- Utility Dive reports that Transmission as a reliability and affordability strategy drives CAISO and SPP regional market ambitions. SPP and CAISO utilities’ collaborations could lead to new national seams connections, analysts say.
- Grist reports a deadline is looming for the Senate to take action to stop new uranium mines adjacent to the Grand Canyon, conservation experts and Indigenous tribal leaders warned this week.
- Climatewire reports New England faces an expensive decision in the coming years over the future of a liquefied natural gas import terminal near Boston, an industry analyst and the regional grid operator told a conference here Monday.
- Washington Examiner reports European cities recorded another day of freezing temperatures today as a cold front tightened its grip across the continent, increasing demand for stored gas and on France’s nuclear power sector, with saw demand rise to its highest point all winter.
- E&E Energywire reports National Grid PLC canceled a request to prepare two of the United Kingdom’s standby coal-fired units to run Monday amid signs of a relief from a blast of winter weather.