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ALBANY TIMES UNION | NYISO names new president, CEO

May. 23, 2019 | The New York Independent System Operator, which oversees the state's power system to maintain its reliability, has named Richard J. Dewey its new president and CEO. Dewey, currently executive vice president, succeeds Robert E. Fernandez, who filled the posts on an interim basis since last October.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Board of Directors Names Richard J. Dewey President and CEO

May. 23, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Richard J. Dewey, currently Executive Vice President, to be President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2019.

CITY & STATE NEW YORK | Everyone wants to combat climate change. How fast can NY do it?

May. 16, 2019 | Environmentalists have ambitious plans in Albany this year: codifying aggressive targets to wean the state off of fossil fuels; a moratorium on gas pipelines; and divesting billions of dollars in state pension funds from fossil fuel companies like Exxon Mobil Corp.

BLOOMBERG ENVIRONMENT | New York State Power Plants Must Be Coal-Free by 2020

May. 09, 2019 | Power plants in New York must be coal-free by the end of 2020 or close as a result of new greenhouse gas regulations.

BLOOMBERG | N.Y. Power Grid Faces Hurdles to Meet Climate Goals

May. 02, 2019 | New York’s power grid operator is on board with policymakers’ plans to address climate change and looking for how to overcome hurdles to meet the more aggressive goals.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | Power producers' spring conference in Albany

May. 02, 2019 | Robert Fernandez, interim president & CEO of the New York Independent System Operator, will be the keynote speaker of the annual meeting next Wednesday for the Independent Power Producers of New York, which represents power plant owners.

REUTERS | New York power grid looks at impact of possible natgas plant requirements

May. 02, 2019 | New York’s power grid operator said on Thursday it was evaluating reliability impacts of a draft rule that could result in the retirement of several small, natural gas-fired plants in the New York City area.

GREENTECH MEDIA | New York's Grid Operator Grapples With the Energy Transition

May. 02, 2019 | State grid operator NYISO’s Power Trends 2019 report highlights the challenge of integrating energy storage and DERs into wholesale markets, and of building a novel carbon-pricing program.

POLITICO | In annual report, NYISO grapples with accelerating renewable goals

May. 02, 2019 | The state’s independent grid operator is working on a range of new rules to accommodate Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s evolving goals for the electric sector while still ensuring reliability.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases Power Trends 2019: Annual State of the Grid & Markets Report

May. 02, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released Power Trends 2019. Each year, this report provides information and analysis on how technology, economic forces and public policy are shaping a more dynamic power grid, and the implications for the state’s wholesale electricity markets.

UTILITY DIVE | NYISO approved 'historic' transmission to boost transfer capability to 900 MW

Apr. 17, 2019 | The New York ISO has approved two projects that will add significant new transmission capacity to the state's system, helping move renewable energy from upstate generators into load centers like New York City.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Board Selects Transmission Projects to Meet Public Policy Need

Apr. 08, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY | The NYISO Board of Directors announced its selection of two transmission projects to meet public policy needs. The selected transmission projects will benefit consumers by increasing delivery of environmentally desirable power to meet state energy goals, relieving congestion, and replacing aging infrastructure to bolster system reliability and resilience.

TIMES UNION | Massive NY weather network predicts solar power

Apr. 01, 2019 | Most people want to know when the sun is going to shine, and the people who make sure the state has enough electricity are no different. As solar power becomes an increasing part of the electrical supply, the need is growing to better predict the ever-changing balance between sun and cloud. And that has grid managers linking into a new statewide network of weather sensors — called the mesonet — that makes such forecasting faster and more accurate.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Names Teresa Marrinan to Board of Directors

Mar. 29, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) announced today the selection of Teresa Marrinan to its Board of Directors, effective April 15, 2019.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Partners with UAlbany's NYS Mesonet to Aid Solar Power Forecasting

Mar. 28, 2019 | Albany, NY | Data shared will improve the New York electric grid's ability to integrate photovoltaic power.

S&P GLOBAL | US FERC approves compromise on NYISO retiring unit review time line

Mar. 25, 2019 | Washington — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has accepted a compromise offered by New York Independent System Operator that will give power generators more notice of whether they will be charged a physical withholding penalty for retiring generation capacity.

POLITICO NEW YORK ENERGY | Storage worries aired

Mar. 15, 2019 | Advocates and industry leaders cheered positive developments for storage prospects — including details of new state subsidies — on the first day of the NY-BEST conference yesterday at The Jerry.

PRESS RELEASE | New York ISO Publishes New eBook Describing its Role in Managing Wholesale Energy Markets

Mar. 12, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York ISO today released a new eBook, The Power of New York's Wholesale Electricity Markets, designed to educate the public about its role in managing the wholesale energy markets and their impact on the state's electric grid and overall reliability.

THE POST-JOURNAL | NYISO Defends 'Social Cost Of Carbon' Plan

Mar. 05, 2019 | In response to the paper’s editorial on the New York Independent System Operator’s (NYISO) role with regard to pricing the “social cost of carbon” into the wholesale electric markets, we feel it is incumbent upon us, as the independent operator of the state’s electric grid, to clarify certain details.

THE CAPITAL PRESSROOM | February 7, 2019: Achieving the Governor’s energy goals

Feb. 07, 2019 | The Governor has a new goal to bring the state to 100 percent renewable energy. What steps does the State have to take to achieve that goal? Kevin Lanahan, Vice President for External Affairs and Corporate Communications, broke down the next steps.

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