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BLOOMBERG | America's Power Grid Still Hangs Tough in the Face of Winter Wallop

Jan. 04, 2018 | The past week’s arctic freeze has already battered the U.S. power system, threatening fuel supplies from the Midwest to the Northeast. Now, with a one-two punch of heavy snow and bone-rattling cold on the way, grid operators say this: We’re good.

RTO INSIDER | New York Forges Ahead on Clean Energy

Jan. 01, 2018 | New York’s electricity policymakers were very busy in 2017, setting a U.S.-record offshore wind target, devising an outline for pricing carbon into wholesale markets and facing down legal challenges to efforts to rein in energy service companies and its nuclear subsidies.

UTILITY DIVE | Closing Indian Point nuclear plant will not hurt reliability, New York ISO says

Dec. 15, 2017 | The closure of Entergy's Indian Point nuclear facility will not threaten grid reliability, the New York ISO concluded in a report issued yesterday. The company announced in January that it would close the plant's two units, in 2020 and 2021, leaving 2,000 MW of capacity to be replaced.

UTILITY DIVE | NY ISO plan sees storage in state's wholesale markets by 2020

Dec. 05, 2017 | The New York ISO yesterday released a new report, "The State of Storage," kicking off the process of developing a model for energy storage resources to participate in the state's wholesale markets.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Readies Market for Energy Storage, State Targets

Dec. 04, 2017 | NYISO has developed a three-phase approach to opening its wholesale electricity market to storage resources, the ISO said Monday upon release of a comprehensive energy storage report describing the plan.

POLITICO | State’s grid operator lays out plan to promote energy storage resources

Dec. 04, 2017 | The NYISO is working on new market rules and software to allow energy storage resources to make a single bid into the wholesale electricity market and be more fully compensated for the value they provide, according to its State of Storage report.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases State of Energy Storage Report

Dec. 01, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released its plans for creating a market participation model designed to maximize the economic and societal benefits of Energy Storage Resources (ESRs).

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Forecasts Adequate Electric Capacity for Winter 2017-2018

Nov. 30, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY | New York’s electric system has the capacity to meet demand for electricity and the necessary operating reserves during extreme cold weather conditions through the 2017-2018 winter season, according to the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO).

S&P GLOBAL | Brad Jones, New York Independent System Operator CEO, Americas energy CEO series

Nov. 21, 2017 | The intersection of public policy and wholesale power markets is among the most important issues currently facing the US power industry, and New York is at the forefront of these developments, New York Independent System Operator’s CEO Brad Jones says.

RTO INSIDER | New York Works to Frame Carbon Policy

Nov. 21, 2017 | The planning for pricing carbon into NYISO’s markets should be more clearly defined, stakeholders told ISO and New York state officials Monday.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Announces New Record for Wind Power Production

Nov. 01, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY | Strong winds across New York State on Monday morning pushed electricity generated by wind power to a new record, according to the New York Independent System Operator.

T&D WORLD | NYISO Selects NextEra Transmission Project to Increase Access to Hydro Power

Nov. 01, 2017 | In a decision that will support New York’s goal of maximizing the flow of energy from renewable resources in the region, the New York Independent System Operator’s Board of Directors has selected a proposal from NextEra Energy Transmission New York to address the public policy need for new transmission in Western New York.

UTILITY DIVE | Uptown Funk: Where will NYC get its peak demand capacity?

Oct. 26, 2017 | Does New York City have sufficient resources to meet peak energy demand and, if not, how should any shortcoming be addressed? Those are two key questions facing energy planners for the Big Apple, with competing views on both.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Launches Wholesale Pilot Program for Distributed Energy Resources

Oct. 24, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today launched a pilot program to integrate innovative Distributed Energy Resources (DER) into its wholesale market systems.

RTO INSIDER | Public policy Tx project wins key NYISO endorsement

Oct. 17, 2017 | NYISO’s Business Issues Committee on Tuesday endorsed a public policy transmission planning report’s recommendation to build NextEra Energy’s proposed Empire State Line in western New York.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Selects NextEra Transmission Project to Increase Access to Hydro Power

Oct. 17, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY - In a decision that will support New York’s goal of maximizing the flow of energy from renewable resources in the region, the New York Independent System Operator’s (NYISO) Board of Directors today selected a proposal from NextEra Energy Transmission New York (NextEra) to address the public policy need for new transmission in Western New York.

ENERGY CENTRAL | Power agency backs $219 million upgrade from Elma to Royalton

Oct. 17, 2017 | State energy officials are backing a $219 million plan to build a power transmission project that would run between Elma and Royalton.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Stakeholders Talk Details of Carbon Charge

Sep. 10, 2017 | NYISO stakeholders on Wednesday offered broad support for incorporating a $40/ton carbon charge into the ISO’s markets, but some expressed concern over how the costs of New York’s decarbonization effort would be allocated.

TIMES UNION | Commentary: Time is of the essence to implement clean energy levels

Sep. 04, 2017 | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has placed a premium on clean electricity, setting goals of reducing carbon emissions 40 percent and meeting 50 percent of electric demand with renewable energy resources by 2030. Though admirable, meeting these goals affordably and on time will require accelerated private sector investments, which means finding a way to harmonize public policy with free market principles.

UTILITY DIVE | Carbon calculus: More states are adding carbon costs to utility planning guidelines

Aug. 31, 2017 | The Trump administration is abdicating Obama-era climate regulations, but a small — and growing — amount of states are taking matters into their own hands.

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