PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Announces New Solar Generation Record
May. 23, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator today reported that New York set a new record for solar generation on Thursday, May 18. During the noon hour that day, a combination of behind-the-meter (BTM) solar and front-of-the-meter (FTM) solar generated 3,330 megawatts (MW). BTM accounted for 3,200 MW and FTM accounted for 130 MW. Together, BTM and FTM solar provided approximately 20 percent of New York’s electricity demand during this hour.