NYISO Key Facts

Based in New York's Capital Region, the NYISO is a not-for-profit company governed by a 10-member independent Board of Directors. Participants and stakeholders in New York's electricity markets play a significant role in the NYISO's unique shared governance system. The NYISO employs over 400 people and occupies two locations in the Albany area. Given the technical complexity of the NYISO's mission, over a quarter of the company's staff are devoted to the development and support of information technology. The company has a diverse and engaged workforce, and has been recognized as a top employer in the region. In 2010, the NYISO’s record of contributions earned the Community Care Impact Award from the United Way of the Greater Capital Region.

Facts

Key Facts

Power Resources

  • Generation
    • Total Generation -2013 - 37,925 MW
    • Generation added since 2000 - 10,098 MW
  • Transmission
    • Total Circuit Miles of Transmission - 2013 - 11,005 miles
    • Transmission Capability added since 2000 - 1,655 MW
  • Demand Response
    • Total Demand Response (Projected for Summer 2013) - 1,558 MW

Reliability Requirements

  • Reliability Requirement -- Summer 2013 - 38,936 MW
  • Total Resources Available -- Summer 2013 - 41,452 MW

Renewable Resources

  • Total Renewable Resource Capacity - 2013 - 6,076 MW
  • Total Existing Wind Generation - 2013 - 1,634 MW
  • Proposed Wind Generation - 2,256 MW

Power Demands

  • Total Electric Energy Usage – 2012 -- 162,842 GWh
  • Total Electric Energy Usage – 2011 -- 163,330 GWh
  • Total Electric Energy Usage - 2012 -- 163,505 GWh
  • Forecast Peak Demand for 2013 -- 33,279 MW
  • Forecast Peak Demand for 2012 -- 32,439 MW
  • Forecast Peak Demand for 2011 -- 33,865 MW
  • Record Peak Usage (August 2, 2006) -- 33,939 MW