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PRESS RELEASE | New eBook Describes How the New York ISO Reliably Delivers Energy to the State

Aug. 21, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released a new eBook, Reliably Managing the Power Grid: The People Who Power New York. The eBook 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.

RTO INSIDER | Study: Carbon Adder Supports NY Clean Energy Goals

Jul. 30, 2019 | NYISO's effort to price carbon into it's wholesale markets could help New York achieve its ambitious clean energy goals, but the policy would benefit from a boost in the social cost of carbon (SCC) or additional programs, according to a study released Tuesday.

PRESS RELEASE | Comprehensive Reliability Plan Finds No Immediate Reliability Need

Jul. 29, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) Board of Directors approved the 2019-2028 Comprehensive Reliability Plan (CRP) which sets forth the plan for the New York State Bulk Power System to meet all applicable reliability criteria over the 2019 through 2028 study period. The Board’s approval of the CRP completes the 2018-2019 cycle of the NYISO’s Reliability Planning Process.

S&P GLOBAL | Carbon pricing could help N.Y. meet clean energy goals at low consumer cost: study

Jul. 29, 2019 | In a new report, Resources for the Future, a nonprofit research group, found that pricing the cost of carbon dioxide emissions into New York's wholesale electricity markets through a carbon adder or a new cap-and-trade program could help the state meet its ambitious clean energy mandates with little impact on consumer prices.

PRESS RELEASE | New "Power Trends" Podcast to Address Energy Issues in New York - Episode One: Climate Leadership & New York Policy

Jul. 23, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York Independent System Operator (New York ISO) launched a new podcast today to discuss energy planning, public policy, and other issues affecting the state’s power grid.

PRESS RELEASE | New York's Electric Grid Prepared for Sustained Hot Weather Event

Jul. 19, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY– With temperatures throughout much of the state expected to exceed ninety degrees, and accompanying heat index readings predicted to top 100 degrees this weekend, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today reported that the state’s bulk electric system is prepared for the weather event.

ASSOCIATED PRESS | New York's climate plan will drive big changes, if it works

Jul. 18, 2019 | A new law signed Thursday by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sets the nation’s most aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions and is intended to drive dramatic changes over the next 30 years.

S&P GLOBAL | NYISO adjusting power market design to add more granular operating reserves

Jul. 10, 2019 | The New York Independent System Operator is evaluating market design elements as part of its More Granular Operating Reserves project, which seeks to ensure effective pricing of energy and ancillary services products to reflect system conditions as more renewable generation is built.

UTILITY DIVE | New York regulators assess potential for storage to replace peaking units in the state

Jul. 03, 2019 | Replacing New York's fleet of less efficient peaking units with energy storage systems and renewables will be key to achieving the state's clean energy goals.

S&P GLOBAL | New operating reserve region to launch in NYISO's energy markets

Jun. 24, 2019 | Eyeing more efficient resource scheduling and procurement, as well as better price signals, the New York Independent System Operator plans to activate Wednesday a new locational reserve region for New York City in its day-ahead and real-time energy markets.

THE CAPITAL PRESSROOM | June 17, 2019: New President and CEO

Jun. 17, 2019 | We met the new President and CEO of the New York Independent System Operator, Richard Dewey, who is taking the helm at a time of big changes for the energy sector.

WAMC NORTHEAST PUBLIC RADIO | NYISO Selects New CEO To Lead Power Grid

Jun. 14, 2019 | There is a new president and chief executive officer at the New York Independent System Operator, more commonly referred to as the state’s power grid.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | New CEO at grid operator excited about challenge

Jun. 13, 2019 | In many ways, Richard Dewey was the perfect candidate for the top job at the New York Independent System Operator.

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN & JOURNAL | New York power grid braced for summer demands

Jun. 05, 2019 | New York is "well equipped" to meet expectations for peak power demands in the coming summer months, the coordinator of the state's electric grid reported Wednesday.

REUTERS | N.Y. power grid expected to meet electricty demand through summer

Jun. 05, 2019 | New York's power grid operator said on Wednesday electricity supplies in the state are expected to meet the peak demand conditions forecast for this summer.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | NY has adequate power for peak summer demand

Jun. 05, 2019 | The NYISO, the North Greenbush entity that oversees the state's high-voltage electrical grid, said Wednesday that it expects the state to have access to enough power to get through any potential heat wave this summer.

PRESS RELEASE | New York's Electric Grid Prepared to Meet Summer Demand

Jun. 05, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today reported that electricity supplies in New York State are expected to be adequate this summer, with a total of 42,056 megawatts (MW) of power resources available to meet forecasted peak demand conditions.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | Letter: NY must pursue power grid of future

May. 23, 2019 | The New York Independent System Operator, the entity responsible for operating the power grid and administering competitive wholesale energy markets in New York, recently released its annual Power Trends report on the state of the grid.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | NYISO names new president, CEO

May. 23, 2019 | The New York Independent System Operator, which oversees the state's power system to maintain its reliability, has named Richard J. Dewey its new president and CEO. Dewey, currently executive vice president, succeeds Robert E. Fernandez, who filled the posts on an interim basis since last October.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Board of Directors Names Richard J. Dewey President and CEO

May. 23, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Richard J. Dewey, currently Executive Vice President, to be President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2019.

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