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PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Unveils 2021 Strategic Plan

Nov. 18, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released its 2021 Strategic Plan which discusses how the NYISO is uniquely positioned for the rapid transformation of the wholesale electric power grid. The plan provides solutions to enable the integration of new resources and facilitate the difficult transition away from fossil power generation.

PRESS RELEASE | New York’s Electric Grid Prepared to Meet Winter Demand

Nov. 09, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today reported that electricity supplies in New York State are expected to be sufficient this winter to meet forecasted peak demand conditions, with a total of 42,415 megawatts (MW) of power resources available.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Business Issues Committee Briefs: October 13, 2021

Oct. 14, 2021 | The NYISO Business Issues Committee Ok'd tariff revisions related to implementing a revised approach to the current transmission constraint pricing logic.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Exploring Dynamic Reserves

Oct. 13, 2021 | NYISO is prototyping dynamically scheduled reserves to test the effectiveness of incorporating the methodology into its market software.

WASHINGTON POST | Plug-in cars are the future. The grid isn't ready

Oct. 13, 2021 | By 2035, the chief automakers will have turned away from the internal combustion engine. It’ll be up to the grid to fuel all those new cars, trucks and buses.

QUEENS LEDGER | 'Peaker' Plant Debate Missing Mark on Reliability

Oct. 06, 2021 | A cautionary tale about the importance of reliability in our electric grid is playing out in all corners of the country, from California to Texas to New Orleans. Confronting the reality of a rapidly changing climate while keeping the lights on is now a matter of life-or-death.

UTILITY DIVE | New York directs utilities to submit transmission proposals as decarbonization deadline looms

Sep. 13, 2021 | The New York State Public Service Commission on Thursday issued an order calling upon power companies to submit proposals for new transmission projects as the state pushes ahead with plans to generate 70% of its power from renewable sources by decade's end.

RTO INSIDER | New York Adopts Groundbreaking Tx Investment Rules

Sep. 12, 2021 | NY regulators established a new category of transmission and distribution investment and directed utilities to revise proposed benefit-cost analysis.

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES | Public Service Commission approves second construction phase of NYPA project

Sep. 09, 2021 | The New York Power Authority has received the go-ahead from the New York State Public Service Commission for the second construction phase of its Smart Path Moses-Adirondack rebuild.

JOURNAL NEWS | Power lines will bring wind and solar energy from upstate but will it be enough to help NY achieve green energy goals?

Aug. 04, 2021 | Along a 55-mile stretch of right-of-way in New York’s Hudson Valley, workers have been busy since spring replacing transmission towers from the 1930’s with 90-foot-tall, galvanized steel poles that on clear days blend into a blue sky. The AC Transmission project will be the biggest upgrade of transmission lines in the state in 40 years, designed to help New York achieve its clean-energy goals — 70 percent reliance on renewables in 10 years and zero carbon emissions in 20.

UTILITY DIVE | Long-duration storage market on the 'cusp of maturity': ESS CEO

Jul. 30, 2021 | The long-duration energy storage market is on the verge of a major evolution that will help support a more rapid transition to renewable energy, speakers said at the Wood Mackenzie's Power & Renewables Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Proposes Changes to CRIS

Jul. 29, 2021 | NYISO proposed changes to three concepts of capacity resource interconnection service.

S&P GLOBAL | US wind industry hopes capacity market rule changes place breeze at its back

Jul. 22, 2021 | Planned offshore wind facilities off the U.S. East Coast are effectively blocked from participating in the PJM Interconnection's multibillion-dollar capacity market under Trump-era rules promulgated by a Republican majority at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES | State Sen. Joseph A. Griffo: Transmission upgrades help meet climate change goals while protecting upstate communities

Jul. 18, 2021 | New York recently took a significant step in its effort to reduce its carbon emissions with the completion of the first section of one of several large-scale energy transmission projects underway throughout the state.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Proposes Sweeping BSM Exemptions

Jul. 14, 2021 | NYISO proposed to exempt most new ICAP suppliers from buyer-side market power mitigation evaluation if they use solar, wind, storage or demand response.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Discusses FERC Order 222 Compliance

Jun. 20, 2021 | NYISO discussed its plans to comply with FERC Order 2222 with stakeholders ahead of a July 19 compliance filing deadline.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | Newest stretch of NY's massive 'Energy Highway' is opening

Jun. 09, 2021 | After almost a decade of planning, a new section of “New York’s Energy Highway” opened here Wednesday on a hilltop overlooking Schenectady and surrounding towns.

DAILY GAZETTE | New power lines in Rotterdam are a step toward a carbon-free New York

Jun. 09, 2021 | It’s probably the last thing you’ll think of when you reach in the fridge for something cold to drink, but the network of power lines that carried the electricity to your refrigerator is every bit as complex as the network of roads a truck driver used to deliver the milk, beer and juice that’s in the refrigerator.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Soliciting Stakeholder Input on Changes to BSM

Jun. 07, 2021 | NYISO unveiled a plan and timeline for reforming its buyer-side mitigation rules by September 2021.

ABC50 | New York electric grid preparing to meet summer demand

May. 26, 2021 | Ahead of what is predicted to be a hot summer in New York State, electrical providers are preparing to meet demand.

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