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Aggregator of Retail Customers (ARCs) MSC009

Last Modified - 07/26/2021
2019 2020
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
F
E
CD
B

As aggregation of retail customers has expanded in some areas of the MISO footprint, MISO and impacted stakeholders have identified areas where Tariff language and business processes should be simplified or modified to improve registration and participation of demand response assets.

Phase

E

Entities

Next Update

Status

Active

Priority

Medium

Integrated Roadmap

Advisory Committee Priority

Design & implement best practices planning
Preserve & enhance reliability
Assure resource adequacy

Updates

07/23/2021

MISO submitted comments in response to FERC's Notice of Inquiry to revise its regulations that require an RTO/ISO not to accept bids from an aggregator of retail customers that aggregates the demand response of the customers of utilities that distributed more than 4 million megawatt-hours in the previous fiscal year, where the relevant electric retail regulatory authority prohibits such customers' demand response to be bid into organized markets by an aggregator of retail customers.

03/18/2021

FERC issued a Notice of Inquiry, seeking comments on whether to revise its regulations that require a RTO or ISO not to accept bids from an aggregator of retail customers that aggregates the demand response of the customers of utilities that distributed more than 4 million megawatt-hours in the previous fiscal year, where the relevant electric retail regulatory authority prohibits such customers’ demand response to be bid into organized markets by an aggregator of retail customers.

12/18/2020

The Commission issued an order accepting the Aggregator of Retail Customers Participation.

10/20/2020

MISO submitted a deficiency response to the 7/31/20 Tariff filing to clarify registration and other processes related to Aggregator of Retail Customers (ARCs) participation in MISO markets.

07/31/2020

MISO submitted a Tariff filing to clarify registration and other processes related to Aggregator of Retail Customers (ARCs) participation in MISO markets.

05/07/2020

Presented final review of Tariff language changes prior to filing. Filing is expected in late May. Next update in Q3 at the Market Subcommittee.

04/09/2020

Presentation to the Market Subcommittee. Tariff language updates discussed. Filing expected in May. Next update in Q3 at the Market Subcommittee.

03/05/2020

Presentation to the Market Subcommittee. Tariff language updates reviewed. Stakeholder feedback requested. Feedback and language to be reviewed at next Market Subcommittee April 9.

02/06/2020

Presentation to the Market Subcommittee. Stakeholder feedback requested. Feedback will be reviewed at the next Market Subcommittee March 5.

01/08/2020

Presented to the Market Subcommittee. Stakeholder feedback requested and will be reviewed at the next Market Subcommittee February 6.

12/03/2019

Presentation to the Market Subcommittee. Next update at the Market Subcommittee January 8.

11/21/2019

Issue presented to the Steering Committee and assigned to the Market Subcommittee. Next update at the Market Subcommittee December 3.