The NYISO was created to fulfill the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) mandate to provide fair and open access to the electrical grid.
Lighting The Way
As the NYISO evolved during it first decade of operation, its marked significant accomplishments in it core responsibilities
- meeting New York's power needs reliably and safely by managing its bulk electricity system,
- running fair, open and competitive wholesale electricity markets
- planning for New York's future power needs, and
- leading the way in the technology of tomorrow's smarter grid.