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S&P GLOBAL | NY ISO says major renewable, transmission additions needed to hit 2040 goals

Sep. 26, 2022 | New York must significantly increase development of transmission projects and dramatically accelerate its generating capacity additions to meet the mandate of an emissions-free grid by 2040, according to a recent report by the New York ISO.

DAILY ENERGY INSIDER | New York ISO issues long-term system and resource outlook

Sep. 26, 2022 | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) issued a report identifying the amount of electrical system investment required to meet New York State’s long-term climate policy requirements.

DUNKIRK OBSERVER | NYISO report examines pathways to renewables

Sep. 26, 2022 | New York state will need to increase its electric generating capabilities by 20 gigawatts to meet state’s 2030 requirement that 70% of the state’s power come from renewable sources — and that’s only the beginning.

ARGUS MEDIA | New York faces huge clean energy buildout

Sep. 22, 2022 | New York needs to add or refurbish almost 100,000MW of zero-emissions generation to meet its clean energy goals, the state's grid operator said in a new report.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Report Examines Pathways to Reach State Policy Objectives

Sep. 22, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released its 2021-2040 System & Resource Outlook (the Outlook), a new report that identifies the unprecedented level of electrical system investment necessary to achieve New York State’s climate policy requirements. Developed in collaboration with stakeholders and state agencies, the Outlook uses several scenarios to identify potential pathways for transmission and supply investments that will support a reliable transition of the electric grid. The Outlook will be updated every two years.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Forecasts Higher Winter Wholesale Electric Prices

Sep. 13, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is warning of a sharp rise in wholesale electric costs expected this winter due to several economic and geopolitical factors that continue to impact the market cost of natural gas used in the production of electricity.

ADIRONDACK EXPLORER | Largest Adirondack solar project to date goes before APA

Sep. 12, 2022 | The state’s first “build ready” solar project and the largest ever proposed in the Adirondack Park could get approval by the Adirondack Park Agency on Thursday. It is a 20-megawatt electricity generation project – 62,235 solar panels able to power about 4,500 homes, erected over 111 acres of an old mine tailings pile in the town of Clifton in St. Lawrence County.

ENERGY STORAGE NEWS | New York’s state government backs long-duration energy storage projects

Sep. 09, 2022 | US$16.6 million funding has been committed for five long-duration energy storage (LDES) projects in New York by the US state’s government. Governor Kathy Hochul announced the awards yesterday at an energy tech conference in New York City. At the same time, Hochul revealed that a further US$17 million will be available through a competitive funding opportunity for projects advancing the development and demonstration of scalable LDES technologies.

S&P GLOBAL | 2 more states, dozens of groups join NY hydrogen hub partnership

Aug. 25, 2022 | New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said Aug. 25 that Maine and Rhode Island have joined a New York-led multistate agreement in a bid to be selected as one of four U.S. regional hydrogen hubs. Designated through the federal Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs program that was included in the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act which President Joe Biden signed into law on Nov. 15, 2021, the expanded coalition of six states and more than 60 clean hydrogen ecosystem partners are preparign a proposal for U.S. Department of Energy funding anticipated to be announced in September or October, according to a statement from the governor's office.

S&P GLOBAL | US natural gas prices could ease in 2023, potentially lowering northeast power prices: EIA

Aug. 10, 2022 | US Energy Information Administration analysts discussed the relationship between fuel costs and power prices, and how recent US LNG export growth has created uncertainty about energy supply, with the New York Independent System Operator in a podcast released Aug. 10.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Hosts U.S. Energy Information Administration Experts

Aug. 10, 2022 | 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. Energy Information Administration (EIA) discussing a variety of factors behind the recent increase in wholesale energy costs.

SPECTRUM NEWS NY 1 | How the New York grid is preparing for the future

Jul. 20, 2022 | The hot weather this week throughout much of the country is creating a challenge for the power grid as air conditioners are working overtime. Rich Dewey, the president and CEO of the New York Independent System Operator, said in a Capital Tonight interview the power grid is prepared to meet the challenge of the summertime heat wave.

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES | New York Power Authority transmission line upgrade two-thirds complete

Jul. 17, 2022 | A New York Power Authority project to upgrade transmission lines is now two-thirds complete. Gov. Kathleen C. Hochul said Wednesday that construction of NYPA’s Smart Path Moses-Adirondack transmission project, which began in early 2020, has reached the two-thirds completion mark. The project reached the halfway stage in November and is on track to be completed in 2023.

ANALYSIS GROUP | Principle Paul Hibbard Discusses Landmark Climate Impact Study in NYISO Video Series

Jul. 12, 2022 | In Episode 4 of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) video series Grid of the Future, Principal Paul Hibbard discusses his work on a landmark climate impact study, Climate Change Impact and Resilience Study – Phase II: An Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Power System Reliability in New York State.

UTILITY DIVE | New York turns to transmission expansion to meet clean energy goals as NextEra energizes 3.7-GW line

Jul. 12, 2022 | A new 20-mile 345-kv transmission line is now operational in New York, allowing the integration of 3,700 MW of clean energy onto the state’s grid, Gov. Kathy Hochul, D, announced at an event on Monday.

BUFFALO NEWS | Niagara counties energizes state's renewable energy goals

Jul. 11, 2022 | The Empire State Line is a new power line that runs 20 miles through Erie and Niagara counties. But to supporters of the project, it's much more than a collection of wires, sleek steel structures and switchyards. It's a pathway to help the state meet its renewable energy goals.

UTILITY DIVE | New York must balance climate mandates with declining reserve margins to ensure reliability: ISO

Jul. 06, 2022 | The state is planning to phase out fossil fuel generation, but its grid operator has warned that a declining resource base complicates those efforts, while consumers worry about rising costs. New York’s generation resource base and reliability margins have been shrinking for the past few years, complicating the state’s plan to eliminate fossil fuel generators and slash greenhouse gas emissions, according to the New York Independent System Operator.

PRESS RELEASE | New York ISO Submits Comments to State Climate Action Council on Draft Scoping Plan

Jul. 01, 2022 | Highlights the need to move carefully during the grid in transition to maintain system reliability

WCNY THE CAPITAL PRESSROOM | New York's future power needs

Jun. 30, 2022 | With demand for energy increasing with rising temperatures, we’re analyzing the available electricity with Rich Dewey, president and CEO of the New York Independent System Operator.

ENERGY STORAGE NEWS | Eastern Generation gets permit for 135MW battery storage at New York fossil fuel plant site

Jun. 23, 2022 | Approval has been granted for construction of a large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) at the site of an existing fossil fuel power plant in New York. Last week, New York State Public Service Commission approved an application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity, filed by power plant owner Astoria Generation for construction of a 135MW BESS at the site of Astoria Generating Station, a 959MW fuel oil and natural gas plant.

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