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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.

DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE | NY isn't building power transmission lines fast enough, leaving energy goals in jeopardy

Apr. 21, 2023 | NY isn't building power transmission lines fast enough, leaving energy goals in jeopardy. The overseer of NY's energy grid is worried that delays in adding transmission lines could slow the state's renewable build-out and jeopardize reliability during extreme weather.

THE POST-JOURNAL | Report Shows Issues For NYC Power Grid

Apr. 21, 2023 | The New York Independent System Operator’s Short-Term Assessment of Reliability report studied the period of January 15, 2023, through January 15, 2028, and found that reliability margins in New York City could become deficient in 2025 due to several factor because generation and transmission aren’t expected to keep up with projected demand.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Appoints Sally Talberg to Board of Directors

Apr. 18, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) announced today the selection of Sally Talberg to its Board of Directors, effective April 18, 2023.

CITY & STATE | The 2023 Energy & Environment Power 100

Apr. 17, 2023 | New York’s electric grid is in line for a massive overhaul due to the state’s current plan to eliminate most carbon emissions by 2030. Richard Dewey, who has led the New York Independent System Operator since 2019, warned that the state needs 20 gigawatts of new renewable energy by 2030 and 75 gigawatts of zero-carbon resources by 2040 in order to meet its climate targets. So far, the state has facilitated 62 transmission line upgrades, although fewer than half of New York’s solar and wind projects have paid for the cost to connect to its electric system.

POLITICO | New York grid operator sees reliability needs in NYC

Apr. 17, 2023 | A proposal to place an economywide cap on greenhouse gas emissions in New York is becoming a potential sticking point in budget negotiations as the overtime clock continues.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases Short-Term Assessment of Reliability Report

Apr. 14, 2023 | Finds narrowing reliability margins in New York City

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Receives 'Exceptional' Customer Survey Scores

Mar. 31, 2023 | NYISO won "exceptional" grades from its customers in 2022, Siena College Research Institute told the Management Committee...

THE CAPITOL PRESSROOM | Ensuring reliable power amid green energy transition

Feb. 27, 2023 | New York’s power generation is expected to radically transform over the next few decades, so what will that mean for the reliability of electricity? Kevin Lanahan, Vice President of External Affairs for the New York Independent System Operator, which oversees the electricity grid, discusses the challenges of maintaining a reliable grid as the state moves toward its renewable energy goals.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO CEO Delivers 'State of the Grid' to Management Committee

Feb. 22, 2023 | CEO Rich Dewey said NYISO is focused on transitioning the state’s grid from high-polluting resources to renewables without compromising reliability.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO's Bouchez Begins New Job as Consumer Liaison

Feb. 13, 2023 | NYISO announced that Nicole Bouchez had begun working in her new position as senior principal economist and consumer interest liaison for market structures.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Announces Promotion of Dr. Nicole Bouchez to Consumer Interest Liaison and Senior Principal Economist

Feb. 09, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is pleased to announce that Dr. Nicole Bouchez has been promoted to the role of Senior Principal Economist – Consumer Interest, Market Structures. This role also serves as the NYISO’s Consumer Interest Liaison. Dr. Bouchez had served as a Principal Economist – Market Design for the NYISO since 2011. She initially joined the NYISO in 2003 in the Market Mitigation and Analysis Department and was promoted to head that department in 2006.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Names Andrew Gregory as Media Relations Program Lead

Jan. 30, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is pleased to announce that Andrew Gregory has been named Media Relations Program Lead.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Completes Interconnection Study Process to Connect New Resources to the Electric Grid

Jan. 13, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced that 27 new wind, solar, energy storage and transmission expansion projects totaling 7,452 megawatts have completed the final interconnection study, or “Class Year,” bringing them closer to commercial operation.

PRESS RELEASE | U.S. Energy Information Administration Experts Discuss Rising Winter Electricity Prices in NYISO Podcast

Jan. 11, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released the latest episode of its award-winning Power Trends Podcast, with guests from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Information Administration (EIA) discussing the connection between rising natural gas demand and increase in wholesale energy costs.

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES | Officials break ground on NYPA, National Grid Smart Path Connect transmission project

Dec. 09, 2022 | Officials from the New York Power Authority, National Grid New York and New York Independent System Operator were on hand Friday to officially break ground on the Smart Path Connect transmission project, a joint effort between the Power Authority and National Grid.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Report Highlights Risks to Future Grid Reliability

Nov. 30, 2022 | Major pending projects like Champlain Hudson Power Express must stay on schedule.

S&P GLOBAL | NY grid operator expects sufficient power capacity to meet winter demand

Nov. 29, 2022 | New York grid operator expects sufficient power capacity to meet winter demand.

SPECTRUM NEWS | Demand on New York state's electric system increases

Nov. 28, 2022 | New Yorkers are expected to see electric bills increase by more than 30% this winter compared to last year in wake of various national and geopolitical factors keeping the cost of natural gas and electricity elevated.

UTILITY DIVE | NYISO warns of high electricity prices as it forecasts sufficient supply to meet peak demand this winter

Nov. 28, 2022 | The New York Independent System Operator reported Monday that it expects electricity supplies will be sufficient to meet peak demand this winter of 23,893 MW based on expected winter temperatures, nearly 3% higher than last winter’s actual peak demand of 23,235 MW.

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