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PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases Second Episode in #GridOfTheFuture Series: How Reliability Happens

Mar. 24, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York ISO today released episode two in its ongoing #GridOfTheFuture video series, titled, “How Reliability Happens.” Episode two takes a close look at how the NYISO operates the bulk electric system to the strictest reliability rules in the nation and the governing bodies that determine those rules.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Files BSM Compliance, Extension Request

Mar. 22, 2022 | NYISO submitted a compliance filing to establish a proposed date for enhancements to its BSM rules and requested an extension to submit tariff changes.

UTILITY DIVE | FERC approves proposal giving New York's utilities right of first refusal for certain transmission upgrades

Mar. 14, 2022 | Rejecting arguments by New York agencies and LS Power, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday unanimously approved a proposal by New York's grid operator that allows incumbent utilities to build certain transmission upgrades planned by third-party transmission developers.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | Climate battle will transform how we live and work in the Capital Region

Mar. 13, 2022 | Even if you don't believe in climate change — or want to ignore the fact that the planet is facing an existential environmental threat that if left unchecked will lead to serious health and social trauma — you're going to have to deal with it.

CNY JOURNAL | NYISO Appoints Markham as VP of Operations

Mar. 10, 2022 | The New York Independent System Operator has appointed Aaron Markham as Vice President of Operators.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Launches 2022 Grid Planning Study

Mar. 07, 2022 | NYISO presented stakeholders with a plan to clarify by year-end what increasing amounts of renewable energy mean for the grid over the next decades.

CHEDDAR NEWS | How NYC Lights Up More Than 1,000,000 Building - NYC Revealed

Mar. 03, 2022 | Keeping the lights on in New York City is no easy task. New Yorkers demand billions of watts of electricity per day, much more than the city itself can produce. As New York moves towards a greener future, generating this vast amount of electricity will require rethinking how the city generates its energy.

USA TODAY NETWORK | NY colleges are training students to lead statewide push toward green energy. Here's how

Feb. 27, 2022 | New York is partnering with its struggling community colleges to training its students from disadvantaged communities for the thousands of green energy jobs that will be created in the coming years as the state pursues ambitious climate goals.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Promotes Aaron Markham to Vice President of Operations

Feb. 23, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced the promotion of Aaron Markham to Vice President of Operations, effective March 1, 2022. Mr. Markham will report directly to Rick Gonzales, the NYISO’s SVP & Chief Operating Officer.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Launches New Video Series Exploring #GridOfTheFuture Opportunities, Challenges

Feb. 15, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York ISO today released its first episode, in a multi-part video series that explores the challenges and opportunities in pursuit of a reliable, clean energy #GridoftheFuture.

EMPIRE REPORT | New market rules will support and advance the objectives of the state's Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

Feb. 05, 2022 | Two weeks ago, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm visited the Capital Region to join Governor Kathy Hochul and other New York lawmakers to announce that the Port of Albany will help lead the nation in reaching its climate goals as the first offshore wind manufacturing hub in North America.

RTO INSIDER | NY Officials, Stakeholders Discuss Utilities’ Tx Planning Process Proposal

Jan. 30, 2022 | New York utilities recommended a coordinated grid planning process with a revised benefit-cost analysis method and a new advisory council to manage the effort.

CITY&STATE NY | Opinion: New York’s climate goals inspire Biden’s clean energy agenda

Jan. 28, 2022 | After my visit to New York’s Capital Region earlier this month, it’s clear to me that the Empire State is becoming an empire of clean energy. With President Biden’s agenda to build a better America, this empire will deliver good-paying jobs, cheaper energy bills, cleaner air, and greater resilience to New Yorkers.

CRAINS NEW YORK | Op-ed: Move toward climate goals sensibly to ensure energy reliability

Jan. 26, 2022 | The Empire State has one of more aggressive plans to combat climate change: the 2019 Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, which requires that 70% of our electricity be generated from renewables by 2030 and 100% be zero-emission by 2040.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY | Secretary Granholm Traveled to Albany, New York to Highlight the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Jan. 19, 2022 | On Friday, January 14th, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm traveled to Albany, New York to amplify how the historic climate investments of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda will help lower energy costs, generate good-paying, union jobs and secure a safer and more reliable energy grid for New Yorkers and Americans across the country.

S&P GLOBAL | NYISO to address capacity accreditation, energy transition, shortage pricing in 2022

Jan. 18, 2022 | The New York Independent System Operator plans to discuss with its stakeholders on Jan. 20 the capacity market, new resource integration, and energy market design projects prioritized for 2022 on topics including improving capacity accreditation and valuation, energy transition, and constraint specific transmission shortage pricing.

S&P GLOBAL | New York finalizes contracts for 2.5 GW of offshore wind power capacity

Jan. 14, 2022 | New York Governor Kathy Hochul's office said Jan. 14 that contracts have been finalized between a state agency and Empire Wind Offshore along with Beacon Wind for offshore wind power projects totaling nearly 2.5 GW of capacity for a total cost of $80.40/MWh.

THE DAILY GAZETTE | Energy secretary to visit area sites boosting zero-emissions goal

Jan. 13, 2022 | U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm on Friday will visit Capital Region sites that factor into state and federal initiatives to modernize and decarbonize the nation’s electrical infrastructure.

NEW 10 ABC | New York ISO proposal to protect system reliability and minimize electric costs in New York State

Jan. 10, 2022 | The New York ISO has submitted market rule changes Monday for consideration by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) which, if accepted, will stimulate the investment needed to meet the state’s decarbonization and renewable investment mandates.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Acts to Remove Significant Barrier to Renewable Development in New York State

Jan. 10, 2022 | Proposal to protect system reliability and minimize electric costs in New York State Rensselaer, NY – The New York ISO has submitted market rule changes for consideration by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) which, if accepted, will stimulate the investment needed to meet the state’s decarbonization and renewable investment mandates.

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