California power problems worry New York

The staff of the New York Public Service Commission(PSC) is recommending the New York Independent System Operator seek Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval to institute a $150/MW-hr “soft” price cap similar to one the federal agency ordered for the California market.

Jan. 18, 2001–The U.S. Energy Department will reconsider requests by two generators seeking assurance they will get paid for selling power to the California Independent System Operator. Comments are due Feb. 16.

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