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PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases ‘Guide for the Climate Action Council’

Nov. 19, 2020 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released a new guide developed to inform the Climate Action Council (CAC) of the various planning studies and wholesale electricity market design initiatives underway to prepare for the electric grid envisioned by the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA).

POLITICO | NYISO to mull more capacity market revisions to integrate renewables, storage

Oct. 28, 2020 | See link

RTO INSIDER | FERC: Send Us Your Carbon Pricing Plans

Oct. 16, 2020 | FERC invited states to introduce carbon pricing in wholesale markets but said it had no authority to initiate such programs itself.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | Commentary: Protect jobs, cut carbon emissions to improve New York

Oct. 09, 2020 | Nobody multi-tasks like New Yorkers. From the gleaming asphalt of the “City that Never Sleeps” to the well-tilled earth upstate, Empire Staters never waste a minute. So when it comes to protecting jobs and cutting carbon emissions, why not do both?

RTO INSIDER | Update: FERC Urged to Embrace Carbon Pricing

Oct. 05, 2020 | Most panelists urged FERC to support state and RTO efforts to introduce carbon pricing during a daylong technical conference.

UTILITY DIVE | FERC has legal authority to implement a carbon price, experts tell commissioners

Oct. 02, 2020 | The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission does have the legal authority to implement a carbon price, legal experts agreed during a Wednesday technical conference on carbon pricing.

UTILITY DIVE | NYISO hightlights case for carbon pricing days before hightly-anticipated FERC conference

Sep. 29, 2020 | New York's grid operator is hoping a highly-anticipated carbon pricing conference will convince federal regulators that carbon pricing is the most efficient way for the wholesale power markets to support state decarbonization goals.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | New Yorkers back carbon pricing for electricity, poll finds

Sep. 28, 2020 | Siena College and the New York Independent System Operator released a new poll on Monday that found a majority of New Yorkers approve of factoring the social and environmental cost of carbon into the price of wholesale electricity.

PRESS RELEASE | Siena Poll Shows Broad Support for NYISO's Carbon Pricing Proposal

Sep. 28, 2020 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today, along with the Siena College Research Institute, released a new poll of New Yorkers which found a large majority of respondents are in favor of incorporating a social cost of carbon dioxide emissions into competitive wholesale energy markets.

MICROGRID KNOWLEDGE | How New York is Changing the Energy Storage Play in US Competitive Markets

Sep. 18, 2020 | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) last month became the first competitive venue in the world to allow energy storage to fully participate in a wholesale energy market.

GREENTECH MEDIA | New York is Breaking New Ground in Allowing Batteries to Play in Multiple Markets

Sep. 11, 2020 | Last month, New York state grid operator NYISO officially started offering batteries and other energy storage resources a novel opportunity: a chance to earn money as both wholesale and retail energy resources, not just one or the other.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | NYISO allows batteries to participate in state energy market

Sep. 09, 2020 | The New York Independent System Operator has paved the way for industrial-scale energy storage devices such batteries and flywheels to participate in the state's wholesale energy markets, which the NYISO oversees.

E&E NEWS | N.Y. grid operator kicks off rules to boost battery storage

Sep. 09, 2020 | New York's grid operator has eliminated a key barrier for adding energy storage technologies to the power grid in an effort to meet the state's ambitious climate targets.

UTILITY DIVE | NYISO allows full participation for energy storage in wholesale power markets

Sep. 09, 2020 | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) Sept. 8 announced it would allow full participation of energy storage resources in NYISO's wholesale energy markets.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Implements Industry-Leading Rules for Energy Storage Resources

Sep. 08, 2020 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced the final step in a years-long process to open the NYISO’s wholesale energy markets to Energy Storage Resources (ESRs).

E&E NEWS | Lineup emerges for FERC technical conference on carbon pricing

Aug. 28, 2020 | The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Sept. 30 technical conference on carbon pricing in wholesale power markets will include top executives of affected grid operators, utilities and academics, according to a draft agenda obtained by E&E News.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Q2 Energy Prices, Load at 10-Year+ Lows

Aug. 26, 2020 | NYISO energy markets performed competitively in the second quarter, with the pandemic leading to the lowest load and average fuel prices seen in more than a decade.

WALL STREET JOURNAL | California Blackouts a Warning for States Ramping Up Green Power

Aug. 18, 2020 | Millions of Californians could lose power in coming days, the state’s grid operator warned Monday, as it continues to struggle with inadequate electricity supplies as many people have been forced indoors to ride out a crippling heat wave during the coronavirus pandemic.

RTO INSIDER | NY PSC Gets Update on Tx Planning, Investment Efforts

Aug. 17, 2020 | The New York PSC heard a progress report on a grid study underway to identify transmission upgrades and investments needed to meet the state’s clean energy goals.

POWER MARKETS TODAY | NYISO asks FERC to OK actual peak load hour change

Jul. 31, 2020 | NYISO yesterday asked FERC to approve new rules to better align the actual peak load hour it uses to calculate the peak load forecast for the installed capacity (ICAP) . . .

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