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PODCAST Ep. 8: Wes Yeomans on Staying Calm, Sequestering Operators, & the Virtues of Virtual Campfires

What do you do when faced with the unknown risks of a new disease if you’re in charge of the reliability of the energy grid in New York State?

Grid Operators Isolated but Unified in Keeping New York Lights On

In order to safeguard energy reliability at this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of our grid Control Room operators and support staff have taken an extraordinary step: total sequestration from the outside world until further notice.

PODCAST Ep. 7: Clarkson President Anthony Collins on Promoting a Culture of Innovation

Dr. Anthony Collins, President of Clarkson University since 2003, believes in the importance of finding new ways to promote a culture of innovation in one of the nation’s top technical colleges. It’s a culture engrained in our mission here at the NYISO as we transition to the grid of the future.

Support Building for NYISO's Carbon Pricing Plan

Support continues to build for the first-in-the-nation proposal to inject a social cost of carbon dioxide emissions into the New York wholesale electricity markets.

VIDEO: People Who Power New York: "This company values diversity and collaboration and challenges you to continue learning."

Diana Ortiz is no stranger to hard work. Born in Brooklyn, her parents grew up on a farm in El Campo, Puerto Rico, where families lived off the land.

PODCAST Ep. 6: 'State of the Grid,' Episode 6 Outlines NYISO Initiatives to Meet Climate & Policy Goals

In 2020, the pace of change on the power grid is being driven by aggressive legislation and the ways in which clean energy resources are being economically reevaluated.

VIDEO: People Who Power New York: "It's important for people to know that we serve the public interest."

Tariq Niazi came to the United States from Pakistan to study economics. He planned to return home after graduate school, but love and a good job with the state Consumer Protection Board got in the way.

PODCAST Ep. 5: Resources for the Future's Dr. Karen Palmer on Carbon Pricing and Multistate Impacts

Climate policy and energy economist and author Karen Palmer recently spoke at the House Subcommittee hearing on ‘Building a 100% Clean Energy Economy for the U.S. Power Sector.’

VIDEO: People Who Power New York: "We do analysis to integrate renewable resources into the system."

Diana Carolina Hernandez Gonzalez Wang has an impressive story. Growing up in Valledupar, Colombia, she fell in love with math and technology.

PODCAST Ep. 4: Demystifying the Interconnection of Renewables to the Grid

The level of decarbonization required by statutes to combat climate change in New York State, "will result in a grid and power system that are unrecognizable from the one we run today."

PODCAST Ep. 3: Energy Economist Dr. Susan Tierney on Benefits of Carbon Pricing

Dr. Susan Tierney, renowned energy expert with the Analysis Group and former head of policy at the U.S. Department of Energy, recently completed a study with Paul Hibbard of our proposal to add a “social cost” of carbon dioxide emissions to New York’s wholesale energy markets.

VIDEO: How Carbon Pricing Works

The world we know runs on fossil fuels, but this creates the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. So how do we meet the need for reliable energy while addressing climate change?

Collaborative Cyber Security Training Event at the NYISO

Cyber security is very important to the electric industry, so the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) routinely collaborates with generators, utilities and transmission owners to conduct joint training and exercises. One example of this training occurred on September 17 and 18.

VIDEO: People Who Power New York: "I'm contributing to something that helps a lot of people."

Phil Nazario first discovered a love for technology as a child, fixing broken VCRs with rubber bands and telling his mom, "don’t throw that out!"

Member Relations: Ambassadors to the Electric Grid

On any day at our offices, dozens of our stakeholders may come to take part in committee meetings, or inquire about joining our shared governance. These attendees include owners of generation or transmission equipment, utilities, consumer representatives, environmental advocates, and other interested parties.

PODCAST Ep. 2: Clean Energy, Climate Change, and Creating a Culture of Evolution

There’s an evolution coming to the energy grid, and according to NYISO Executive Vice President Emilie Nelson, that makes it a great time to be working in the industry.

EBOOK: Reliably Managing the Power Grid

This eBook, Reliably Managing the Power Grid: The People Who Power New York, examines the transformational impact the NYISO has had in its 20-year history, including reduced emissions and designing the grid of the future to incorporate renewable energy.

VIDEO: How Carbon Pricing Can Help Support the CLCPA

What does carbon pricing have to do with the new CLCPA, or Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (also referred to as New York’s Green New Deal), recently approved by state policymakers?

Wind's Wild Ride: Clean Power and Peak Energy Week

The hottest week of summer 2019 recently occurred (so far, anyway). Looking back at the generation sources that provided energy on that week of high demand, we can see how wind is an unpredictable and variable source of power.

NYISO Partners with University at Albany NYS Mesonet - Program Aids Solar Power Forecasting

We announced a new program that will improve our ability to integrate photovoltaic power into the New York electric grid, thanks to a new partnership with the University at Albany and the advanced weather detection system, New York State Mesonet.

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