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Welcome to Mike’s Corner, where MTS Senior Fellow and former CPUC Commissioner Mike Florio will provide regular industry insight.

October, 3 2017 1:18 pm.  The key to successful regionalization is a governance framework that clearly preserves each state’s existing authority to control the resource planning, resource mix and resource adequacy of its jurisdictional utilities.  In the waning days of the recent California legislative session, bill language was introduced into the final weeks of action in Assembly Bills 726 & […]
July, 19 2017 9:45 am.  Resource Adequacy, commonly referenced as “RA” for short, is a term that is often heard but frequently not well understood in the electricity sector. In the simplest terms, RA is just a regulatory construct developed to ensure that there will be sufficient resources available to serve electric demand under all but the most extreme conditions.
June, 17 2017 4:11 pm.  Resource Adequacy, commonly referenced as “RA” for short, is a term that is often heard but frequently not well understood in the electricity sector. In the simplest terms, RA is just a regulatory construct developed to ensure that there will be sufficient resources available to serve electric demand under all but the most extreme conditions.