I want our industry to pay attention to this story. FERC Order 890 calls for an open, transparent stakeholder planning process. So that, when discussing the needs on the system - a transmission owner proposed project's impact is known on their neighbor's transmission system.
Most importantly, in RTO planning - different stakeholders are able to voice their opinions transparently. Leading to a better outcome for consumers at the end of the day.
This story is important because it highlights how the tactics at state regulatory proceedings (think Integrated Resource Planning dockets) are making their way to RTO planning committees.