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RTO INSIDER | NYISO Board Rejects Appeals on Capacity Votes

Apr. 26, 2018 | The NYISO Board of Directors has rejected two appeals of Management Committee votes on capacity zones and locational capacity requirements.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Opens Doors to Governor’s “If You See It, You Can Be It” Initiative

Apr. 26, 2018 | Rensselaer, N.Y. | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today joined companies from across the state in supporting Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s “If You Can See It You Can Be It” career learning day for young women.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO to Host Forum on Transmission Congestion Study

Apr. 23, 2018 | Rensselaer, N.Y. | On Tuesday, May 1 the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) will host a forum to present the results of its 2017 Congestion Assessment and Resource Integration Study (CARIS). The forum will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 in the Peter A. A. Berle Conference Center at the NYISO’s corporate headquarters in Rensselaer.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Names Ave M. Bie as Board Chair

Apr. 17, 2018 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) Board of Directors today announced that Ave M. Bie has been named Chair of the Board of Directors. Ms. Bie takes over the role from Mr. Michael Bemis whose term concludes on April 17th. Mr. Bemis will continue to serve as a member of the board, and Mr. Robert Hiney will succeed Ms. Bie as vice chair.

RTO INSIDER | RTOs, Regulators Set Course for DER Market Participation

Apr. 10, 2018 | Grid operators and regulators hashed out the complexities of integrating distributed energy resources (DERs) during a FERC technical conference.

UTILITY DIVE | Unnecessary complexity? Assessing New York and California's landmark DER proceedings

Apr. 04, 2018 | The nation-leading New York and California regulatory proceedings to create a marketplace opportunity for renewable and distributed generation have become almost encyclopedic in their complexity.

GALLUP NEWS | U.S. Energy Concerns Low; Increasing Supply Not a Priority

Apr. 02, 2018 | Every year, Gallup conducts an Environment survey to gauge Americans’ views on the U.S. energy situation. This year's survey yields two broad conclusions about Americans' views on the U.S. energy situation.

PHILLY.COM | Moody's Likes the Look of NJ, Other Northeastern States, for Offshore Wind

Apr. 02, 2018 | With costs declining and a favorable regulatory environment, the U.S. offshore wind market will grow rapidly in the coming years, according to Moody’s Investors Service in a new analysis of the sector.

NEW YORK TIMES | It's the No. 1 Power Source, but Natural Gas Faces Headwinds

Mar. 28, 2018 | Despite public policies aimed at increasing reliance on renewable energy, the resource is not technologically ready to power grids on their own, making improvements to transmission a top priority.

UTILITY DIVE | Smart transmission: How FERC can spur modernization of the bulk power system

Mar. 26, 2018 | Transmission technology vendors say their products could save electricity consumers billions — if utilities were incentivized to invest.

UTILITY DIVE | New business models may be the next frontier in lower energy storage costs

Mar. 20, 2018 | As the markets for energy storage continue to grow and companies in those markets mature, business models and financing mechanisms are getting more attention.

THE HILL | Competition in electricity is paying dividends

Mar. 14, 2018 | With the release of President Trump’s infrastructure plan, improving transportation is now in the spotlight, along with communication and other important networks that are vital to our economy and way of life.

RTO INSIDER | Resilience Filings Seek Time, More Gas Coordination

Mar. 11, 2018 | RTO officials asked FERC on Friday to allow their stakeholder processes time to develop additional resilience measures while urging the commission to require more coordination with natural gas operators and provide more information on cyber threats.

THE WASHINGTON POST | The U.S. just hit a major milestone for energy storage - which is also great news for solar

Mar. 06, 2018 | The United States has now added the capacity to store a billion watts of power for one hour and may double that total in 2018 alone, says a heady new forecast that highlights the rapid growth of the battery business.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Names Mark Lynch to Board of Directors

Feb. 21, 2018 | Rensselaer, NY | Former New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) President and CEO and energy industry veteran Mark Lynch has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors, beginning in April 2018.

UTILITY DIVE | FERC order opens 'floodgates' for energy storage in wholesale markets

Feb. 20, 2018 | The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week unanimously approved an order that could prove to be a landmark in the development of energy storage.

RTO INSIDER | NY Task Force Debates Carbon Pricing Models

Feb. 14, 2018 | The NYISO and the Department of Public Service created a joint task force to study how to integrate the social cost of carbon into the state’s energy policies.

S&P GLOBAL | January NYISO coal/oil generation shot up 202% on extreme cold

Feb. 08, 2018 | According to NYISO data, coal/oil generation in New York State shot up 202.4% year on year in January, as nuclear generation remained the lead fuel source with a 16.2% year-on-year increase.

RTO INSIDER | ‘Transformation’ Focus of NYISO 5-Year Plan

Jan. 16, 2018 | NYISO’s new five-year strategy calls for the ISO to align its competitive markets with New York’s efforts to promote clean energy and the “wave of change” sweeping the power industry.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Strategic Plan: Building Markets for the Future

Jan. 12, 2018 | Rensselaer, NY | With technology and rapid change transforming the energy industry and placing new demands on the electric grid, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released a multi-year strategic plan focused on addressing these new dynamics with precision and innovation.

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