The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) held a technical conference to determine whether state policies and objectives can be achieved through market mechanisms of the Eastern RTOs/ISOs. Discussions signal market reforms that will focus on solutions that harmonize and accommodate state policy requirements with wholesale markets. Reforms will likely address market mechanisms to value resource attributes and internalize carbon costs within wholesale electricity prices.
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