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MPSC Staff's Standby Rates

The Commission directed the Electric Reliability Division to form a Standby Rate Working Group and issue a report by August 19, 2016.

The Commission adopted the ALJ’s recommendation to establish a Stand-by Rates Workgroup, and directed the Staff to, within 90 days of the date of this order, schedule an initial meeting of the workgroup…. Finally, the Commission directed the Staff, within nine months of the date of this order, to file a report discussing the process and recommendations of the Stand-by Rates Workgroup. MPSC Case No. U-17735, Orderissued on November 19, 2015

Standby Rate Working Group August 19, 2016 Report (Solar Focus)

Standby Rate Working Group Supplemental Report June 2017 (CHP Focus)

The SRWG held its final meeting in February 2017. The Commission Staff requested that interested SRWG participants file written comments about standby rates to assist with report preparation. The comments are provided below.

March 17, 2017 Standby Rate Working Group Comments:

5 Lakes Additional Analysis 1

5 Lakes Additional Analysis 2


Energy Innovation Business Council

Alliance for Industrial Efficiency

Electricity Consumers Resource Council

Consumers Energy

DTE Electric

Midwest Cogeneration Association/Great Plains Institute



February 15, 2017


November 17, 2016

Agenda | MCA | MCA Conceptual Model | MCA & 5 Lakes Scenarios

October 20, 2016

Agenda | 5 Lakes Scripps | 5 Lakes Jester | Staff

October 4, 2016


September 15, 2016


July 14, 2016

Agenda | Staff

June 16, 2016

Agenda | Abate | Chart House 5 Lakes | Staff

May 18, 2016

Agenda | Staff

April 20, 2016


March 14, 2016

Agenda | Consumers Electric | DTE Electric

January 20, 2016

Agenda | Faruqui | MAE Staff | Staff


Standby Tariffs

Distributed Generation Operational Reliability & Availability Database

Alpena Standby

Consumers Standby

DTE Standby

I & M Standby

Thumb Electric Standby

UPPCO Standby

Wisconsin Electric Power Company Standby

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation Standby

Northern States Power Company Standby


Other Documents

NRRI Standby

RAP Standby for CHP