Capacity markets are a source of significant revenues for most generators. Every quarter, ESAI Power provides detailed analysis and insights to support capacity market forecasts for each locational capacity area in the Northeast. ESAI also delivers commentary on capacity market developments and activity in California.
ESAI Power closely monitors all aspects of capacity markets including updates to demand curve parameters, changes in peak load, new generation and retirements, shifts in regional transmission that impact locational capacity areas, and evolving market rules. Additional factors such as market mitigation are addressed and outlined in ESAI’s quarterly Capacity WatchTM reports.
ESAI Power’s senior analysts are available to clients to provide further insights and color on analysis provided in the Capacity WatchTM reports. Other benefits include the “Project Evaluation Program”, a detailed overview of expected generator retirements and projections for new build projects in each power pool, delivered in spreadsheet format .