NAGF News Bullets for Bi-Week ending 9/10/2021

Date: 8/30/2021

Subject: NAGF News Bullets for Bi-Week ending 09/10/2021

  • FERC Staff White Paper: Energy and Ancillary Market Reforms to Address Changing System Needs
    Regional transmission organizations and independent system operators (RTOs/ISOs) and industry experts are exploring whether RTO/ISO energy and ancillary services markets may require reforms in light of the changing resource mix and load profiles. Commission staff prepared this whitepaper in an effort to frame discussions at two Commission technical conferences scheduled for September 14 and October 12, 2021, in Docket No. AD21-10-000.1 Commission staff hopes discussions at these technical conferences will contribute to these ongoing efforts to develop a common understanding of the challenges ahead.

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  • NERC/TRE Odessa Disturbance Report
    On May 9, 2021, the Texas Interconnection experienced a widespread reduction of over 1,100 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) resources due to a normally cleared fault on the bulk power system (referred to as the “Odessa Disturbance”). The report provides details regarding the initiating event, performance of the BPS-connected solar PV fleet during the event, and additional details around the event. The report also describes modeling and studies improvements needed to address the root causes of these issues, which is applicable to all Interconnections.

    Fault-Induced Solar PV Tripping Events in Texas: Odessa Disturbance Report Published (



Wayne Sipperly Jr.
Executive Director
North American Generator Forum
M: (914) 806-0397

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