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RENEW ECONOMY | New York's energy system: The times they are a changin'

Jun. 27, 2017 | In his 1964 ballad, Bob Dylan, now a Nobel laureate in literature, talks about the changing times. The tune has over 12 million hits on YouTube. Its message clearly still resonates.

NY ENERGY WEEK | Invest in Renewables but Mend New York’s Two Grids

Jun. 08, 2017 | New York City has the demand. Upstate has the supply. But transmission constrains the flow between the two, increasing emissions. Additional investments here could go a long way towards helping New York meet its climate goals.

PRESS RELEASE | New York’s Electric Grid Prepared for Summer Demand

Jun. 01, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today reported that electricity supplies in New York state are expected to be adequate this summer, with a total of 41,013 megawatts (MW) of power resources available to meet forecasted peak demand conditions.

TIMES UNION | New York's electric supply expected to be adequate this summer

Jun. 01, 2017 | The North Greenbush-based operator of the state's wholesale electricity market expects supplies this summer will be adequate, even though peak demand is projected to be 3 percent above the 10-year average peak.

UTILITY DIVE | The state of US wholesale power markets: Is reliability at risk from low prices?

May. 22, 2017 | In early May, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) technical conference explored problems in U.S. wholesale markets, specifically how new state policies impact and interact with wholesale power markets in the U.S. The conference included written statements and testimony by dozens of panelists, many from companies that own power plants and operate in regional markets.

CRAIN'S NEW YORK | A tale of two grids: Bridging New York's renewable energy divide

May. 19, 2017 | The power grid has been described as the greatest engineering achievement of the 20th century, providing the foundation upon which our modern life and economy is built.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Issues Annual Power Trends 2017 Report

May. 18, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released Power Trends 2017, an annual report that provides in-depth information and analysis on current and emerging trends that are transforming the power grid and wholesale electricity markets.

THE POST STANDARD | Tale of two grids: Upstate wind power needs more extension cords to NYC

May. 18, 2017 | Today's release of the annual Power Trends report on the New York electric grid is another reminder of how much work remains to meet Gov. Andrew Cuomo's goal of producing 50 percent of the state's power from renewable sources by 2030.

MORNING CONSULT | Can Carbon Pricing Help Align Energy Markets and State Policy?

May. 16, 2017 | The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently led a two-day industry discussion that could come to represent a turning point in how we address carbon reduction by energy producers. The technical conference brought together state regulators, generators, economists, consumer watchdogs and environmental advocates to discuss the effect that state renewable policies are having on competitive energy markets.

UTILITY DIVE | Anxiety common, consensus elusive over power market reforms at first day of FERC conference

May. 02, 2017 | At FERC's technical conference, stakeholders expressed worries over the long-term viability of the wholesale market model. But the federal agency's hands are tied until it has a quorum.

ENGINEERING 360 | Operating New York’s Electric Grid: Part 2

May. 01, 2017 | Part 1 of this series delivered a brief overview of the electric grid in the U.S. and looked at the history of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) in particular. In part 2, we will examine some of the details involved in the pricing of electricity on NYISO’s statewide competitive wholesale power market.

GREEN BIZ | Platform-based grids promise a power boost

Apr. 26, 2017 | Platform business models have redefined the modern economy. From titans of personal computing and e-commerce such as Apple and Amazon to ubiquitous financial services that we use with hardly a second thought (think ATMs and credit cards), industries everywhere have reoriented from one-directional pipeline delivery systems to multisided platforms on which information and services flow in many directions between actors.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Named One of the Capital Region’s Top Workplaces

Apr. 17, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by the Albany Times Union.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Offers Market Training in White Plains

Apr. 17, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) will offer a market training course on May 9-12 at the New York Power Authority Centroplex, 123 Main Street, White Plains, NY.

ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER | NYISO says NY state power grid has enough electric power through 2026

Apr. 13, 2017 | The New York ISO on April 11 said that the state’s bulk power system will meet all applicable reliability criteria through 2026, according to the “2016 Comprehensive Reliability Plan,” which was approved by the NYISO board of directors.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Issues Comprehensive Reliability Plan

Apr. 11, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY -- New York’s bulk power system will meet all applicable reliability criteria through 2026, according to the 2016 Comprehensive Reliability Plan (CRP).

ENGINEERING 360 | Operating New York’s Electric Grid: Part 1

Apr. 04, 2017 | Comprised of more than 11,000 circuit-miles of transmission lines and generating more than 140,000 GWh of electricity each year, New York’s power grid keeps the lights on for the state’s nearly 20 million residents. Managing this system is the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), a non-profit agency that runs the state’s competitive electricity markets and ensures grid reliability.

PRESS RELEASE | Report from North America’s electricity system operators examines impact of emerging technologies

Mar. 16, 2017 | WASHINGTON, D.C. | A report from an affiliation of independent electric grid operators concludes that the future of the North American power grid depends on effectively adding renewables to the grid, the accuracy and availability of data from “behind-the-meter” resources and coordinating these distributed energy resources at the grid operator level to preserve reliability.

RTO INSIDER | PAR Wars: A Struggle for Power

Mar. 13, 2017 | Unrest grows along the PJM-NYISO border after the dismantling of the CON ED-PSEG WHEEL that for decades held sway over daily operations in the region. Expensive infrastructure replacements loom on the horizon, and stakeholders on both sides suspect the other of attempting to take advantage of the situation.

UTILITY DIVE | How ConEd's mobile battery REV demo could build a new storage business model

Mar. 07, 2017 | Consultants and academics have been saying for a while that multiple revenue streams are key to the economics of an energy storage projects. Consolidated Edison is testing that idea with an innovative real world application.

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