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PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Acts to Remove Significant Barrier to Renewable Development in New York State

Jan. 10, 2022 | Proposal to protect system reliability and minimize electric costs in New York State Rensselaer, NY – The New York ISO has submitted market rule changes for consideration by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) which, if accepted, will stimulate the investment needed to meet the state’s decarbonization and renewable investment mandates.

CITY&STATE NY | The 2021 Energy & Environment Power 100

Dec. 20, 2021 | Even as the rising threat of climate change has garnered growing attention, policymakers around the globe have made halting progress in addressing it. Yet at least one bright spot in the battle to protect the planet is the headway made in New York, whose track record in recent years could serve as a model for other states and countries. This year alone, the state has taken steps toward phasing out carbon emissions by making investments in offshore wind power, blocking proposed repowering projects that would rely on natural gas and awarding contracts for transmission lines that will deliver renewable energy to the downstate region.

EASTERN INTERCONNECTION PLANNING COLLABORATIVE | EIPC Planning Coordinators Elect New Officers

Dec. 09, 2021 | NEWS RELEASE   CONTACT: John P. Buechler EIPC Executive Director jpbuechler@eipconline.com 631-499-1555

PRESS RELEASE | State Sets Multiple New Records for Wind Production

Dec. 08, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- Strong winds across New York State the past several days pushed electricity generated by wind power to multiple new records.

DUNKIRK OBSERVER | County site boosts wind electricity record

Dec. 08, 2021 | Multiple new records in electricity generated by wind power in the last week are being credited to strong gusts and a new Chautauqua County facility that recently went online. Around the 10 p.m. hour Dec. 2, the first new record output of 1,803 MW was set.

DAILY ENERGY INSIDER | NYISO releases Comprehensive Reliability Plan on the New York State bulk power system

Dec. 06, 2021 | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) released its Comprehensive Reliability Plan (CRP), which concludes that the New York State bulk power system will meet system demands and reliability criteria from 2021 through 2030 in normal weather conditions.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | Can N.Y.'s electrical grid handle major energy shift going forward?

Dec. 05, 2021 | NYISO, the organization responsible for overseeing the state's high-voltage electricity grid and its wholesale electricity markets, say climate change and government policies designed to combat it are combining to create potential risks to the long-term reliability of the power grid.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Updates Grid in Transition Work and Plan for 2022

Dec. 05, 2021 | NYISO presented stakeholders with updates on its Grid in Transition initiative and a 2022 Master Plan for managing the changes to market rules.

REUTERS | Extreme weather, project delays may challenge NY power grid in 2021-2030- operator

Dec. 03, 2021 | New York's power grid could face challenges in the 2021-2030 period, including higher demand spurred by extreme weather and delays in planned projects, the state's power grid operator said on Friday.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Report Highlights Tightening Reliability Margins

Dec. 03, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released its Comprehensive Reliability Plan (CRP), the culmination of the 2020-2021 Reliability Planning Process. The CRP concludes that the New York State bulk power system will meet all applicable reliability criteria from 2021 through 2030 for forecasted system demand in normal weather.

THE CAPITAL PRESSROOM | Powering New York through the winter and beyond

Dec. 01, 2021 | The state will have enough electricity to meet the power needs of New Yorkers this winter, according to New York Independent System Operator President & CEO Rich Dewey, who joined the show to discuss the state’s existing power capacity, the transition to renewable energy sources and much more.

NEW YORK TIMES | Can New York Really Get to 100% Clean Energy by 2040?

Nov. 29, 2021 | Clean power supply is being generated in upstate New York, but it is not making its way to New York City, the area that relies most heavily on power from fossil fuels.

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.

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES | New York Power Authority Smart Path project reaches halfway mark

Nov. 16, 2021 | A New York Power Authority project to upgrade transmission lines has reached the mid-point. Gov. Kathleen C. Hochul said Monday that construction of NYPA’s Smart Path Moses-Adirondack transmission project, which began early last year, has reached the halfway mark. The project is on track to be completed in 2023.

RTO INSIDER | FERC Tech Conference Focuses on Long-term Planning

Nov. 15, 2021 | FERC Chair Richard Glick said there is “a lot to be done” to build out the transmission grid to handle the clean energy transition.

BLOOMBERG NEWS | New York Needs Wind-Power Lines and NextEra Wants to Build Them

Nov. 14, 2021 | NextEra Energy Inc. has applied to build transmission lines that would carry electricity from new wind turbines off the coast of New York.

UTILITY DIVE | Texas blackouts prompt New York ISO to consider 'once is century' winter event

Nov. 10, 2021 | New York will likely have sufficient electricity supplies to meet peak demand this winter, the state's grid operator said on Tuesday, though generators may be challenged by high gas prices, and plants with dual-fuel capabilities are beginning the season with less oil on hand than is typical.

POLITICO | State grid operator moves to undo barriers for clean energy resources

Nov. 09, 2021 | A package of changes to the state’s energy markets, aimed at clearing the way for subsidized renewables, storage, transmission lines and future clean energy technologies, took a step forward on Tuesday.

S&P GLOBAL | NYISO expects 9,080-MW power capacity margin above winter peak demand

Nov. 09, 2021 | The New York Independent System Operator said Nov. 9 it expects to have a total of 42,415 MW of power resources available to meet its forecast peak winter demand of 24,025 MW, and operations staff continue monitoring regional fuel supplies which could be limited.

S&P GLOBAL | NYISO Shares order 222 Response with Stakeholders

Nov. 09, 2021 | With a filing due Nov. 19, NYISO presented stakeholders its draft responses to FERC’s data request regarding its Order 2222 compliance.

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