United States of America Before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
ISO New England Inc. | Docket Nos. EL18-182-000 and ER20-1567-000
First Answer of the New England States Committee on Electricity
Pursuant to Rules 212 and 213 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“Commission” or “FERC”), 18 C.F.R. §§ 385.212 and 385.213 (2020), the New England States Committee on Electricity (“NESCOE”) files this answer in the above-captioned proceeding. On May 15, 2020, NESCOE filed a protest (“NESCOE Protest”) to ISO New England Inc.’s (“ISO-NE”) energy security improvements (“ESI”) filing. The ISO-NE Filing proposed the ESI program, a suite of new day-ahead reserve products designed to procure options on real-time energy (“ESI Proposal”), in response to the Commission’s July 2018 order.