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THE CAPITOL PRESSROOM | Ensuring reliable power amid green energy transition

Feb. 27, 2023 | New York’s power generation is expected to radically transform over the next few decades, so what will that mean for the reliability of electricity? Kevin Lanahan, Vice President of External Affairs for the New York Independent System Operator, which oversees the electricity grid, discusses the challenges of maintaining a reliable grid as the state moves toward its renewable energy goals.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO CEO Delivers 'State of the Grid' to Management Committee

Feb. 22, 2023 | CEO Rich Dewey said NYISO is focused on transitioning the state’s grid from high-polluting resources to renewables without compromising reliability.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO's Bouchez Begins New Job as Consumer Liaison

Feb. 13, 2023 | NYISO announced that Nicole Bouchez had begun working in her new position as senior principal economist and consumer interest liaison for market structures.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Announces Promotion of Dr. Nicole Bouchez to Consumer Interest Liaison and Senior Principal Economist

Feb. 09, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is pleased to announce that Dr. Nicole Bouchez has been promoted to the role of Senior Principal Economist – Consumer Interest, Market Structures. This role also serves as the NYISO’s Consumer Interest Liaison. Dr. Bouchez had served as a Principal Economist – Market Design for the NYISO since 2011. She initially joined the NYISO in 2003 in the Market Mitigation and Analysis Department and was promoted to head that department in 2006.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Names Andrew Gregory as Media Relations Program Lead

Jan. 30, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is pleased to announce that Andrew Gregory has been named Media Relations Program Lead.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Completes Interconnection Study Process to Connect New Resources to the Electric Grid

Jan. 13, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced that 27 new wind, solar, energy storage and transmission expansion projects totaling 7,452 megawatts have completed the final interconnection study, or “Class Year,” bringing them closer to commercial operation.

PRESS RELEASE | U.S. Energy Information Administration Experts Discuss Rising Winter Electricity Prices in NYISO Podcast

Jan. 11, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released the latest episode of its award-winning Power Trends Podcast, with guests from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Information Administration (EIA) discussing the connection between rising natural gas demand and increase in wholesale energy costs.

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES | Officials break ground on NYPA, National Grid Smart Path Connect transmission project

Dec. 09, 2022 | Officials from the New York Power Authority, National Grid New York and New York Independent System Operator were on hand Friday to officially break ground on the Smart Path Connect transmission project, a joint effort between the Power Authority and National Grid.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Report Highlights Risks to Future Grid Reliability

Nov. 30, 2022 | Major pending projects like Champlain Hudson Power Express must stay on schedule.

S&P GLOBAL | NY grid operator expects sufficient power capacity to meet winter demand

Nov. 29, 2022 | New York grid operator expects sufficient power capacity to meet winter demand.

SPECTRUM NEWS | Demand on New York state's electric system increases

Nov. 28, 2022 | New Yorkers are expected to see electric bills increase by more than 30% this winter compared to last year in wake of various national and geopolitical factors keeping the cost of natural gas and electricity elevated.

UTILITY DIVE | NYISO warns of high electricity prices as it forecasts sufficient supply to meet peak demand this winter

Nov. 28, 2022 | The New York Independent System Operator reported Monday that it expects electricity supplies will be sufficient to meet peak demand this winter of 23,893 MW based on expected winter temperatures, nearly 3% higher than last winter’s actual peak demand of 23,235 MW.

PRESS RELEASE | New York’s Electric Grid Prepared to Meet Winter Demand

Nov. 28, 2022 | Global economic factors continue to drive up the cost of energy in New York.

S&P GLOBAL | New York Power Authority, LS Power transmission project halfway to completion

Oct. 25, 2022 | A $615-million joint project by the New York Power Authority and LS Power Group to upgrade a 93-mile span of high-voltage electric transmission lines is halfway to completion.

S&P GLOBAL | National Grid, NY agency partner on 120 MW of community solar projects

Oct. 18, 2022 | National Grid PLC and New York's state government are partnering to develop more than 120 MW in solar projects that will capture energy for underserved communities.

RTO INSIDER | Study: NYISO Dynamic Reserves Could Lower Congestion, Costs

Oct. 12, 2022 | NYISO’s proposed dynamic reserve requirements could result in significant changes in transmission flows and reduced costs, according to FTI Consulting.

PV MAGAZINE | New York needs 20 GW of new renewables by 2030, plus transmission, says grid operator

Oct. 06, 2022 | Even adding 9.5 GW of renewables will increase transmission congestion, said NYISO, in a report that also called for development and commercialization of dispatchable emission-free resources.

S&P GLOBAL | NY ISO says major renewable, transmission additions needed to hit 2040 goals

Sep. 26, 2022 | New York must significantly increase development of transmission projects and dramatically accelerate its generating capacity additions to meet the mandate of an emissions-free grid by 2040, according to a recent report by the New York ISO.

DAILY ENERGY INSIDER | New York ISO issues long-term system and resource outlook

Sep. 26, 2022 | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) issued a report identifying the amount of electrical system investment required to meet New York State’s long-term climate policy requirements.

DUNKIRK OBSERVER | NYISO report examines pathways to renewables

Sep. 26, 2022 | New York state will need to increase its electric generating capabilities by 20 gigawatts to meet state’s 2030 requirement that 70% of the state’s power come from renewable sources — and that’s only the beginning.

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