Power companies slam New England reliability plan

NE-ISO plan is "unreasonable" and "discriminatory", firms say

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An emergency plan to ensure New England has sufficient power supplies to make it through the coming winter – the second such plan in as many years – is sparking uproar among electricity companies, which complain the region would be better served by a longer-term fix. The ‘Winter Reliability Programme’ was proposed by ISO New England (ISO-NE) – the independent system operator (ISO) covering the region – in a July 11 filing with the US Federal Energy Regulato