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PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Suspends In-Person Stakeholder Meetings in Response to COVID-19

Mar. 09, 2020 | Meetings will be held by teleconference. Additional measures taken in accordance with the NYISO's pre-existing Pandemic Response Plan. Rensselaer, NY - The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced the indefinite suspension of all in-person stakeholder meetings in order to protect staff and visitors from exposure to the novel coronavirus or COVID-19. All stakeholder meetings will be conducted via teleconference until further notice.

POLITICO | New York grid operator: FERC mitigation rules won't kill clean energy

Mar. 03, 2020 | Recent federal regulatory decisions decried by renewable developers as a body blow to the state’s clean energy goals will not impede New York’s clean energy progress in the near term, the chief of the New York Independent System Operator told POLITICO.

FORBES | New York Power Grid Proposes Adding Carbon Cost to Market Prices for Electricity

Feb. 20, 2020 | The tension between aggressive state-level carbon reduction goals and wholesale competitive electricity markets looks like it may to come to a head in 2020.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Names David R. Hill to Board of Directors

Feb. 18, 2020 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) announced today the election of David R. Hill to its Board of Directors, effective April 21, 2020.

POWER GRID INTERNATIONAL | A new class year: the changing nature of power generation in New York state, and how NYISO is accommodating it

Feb. 17, 2020 | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has four distinct missions. We maintain and enhance the reliability of New York’s electric grid while operating open and competitive wholesale electricity markets. And we plan for the power system needs of the future while providing data and analysis pertaining to New York’s power system to policymakers and stakeholders.

SYRACUSE POST STANDARD | NY can lead the way on carbon pricing (Your letters)

Feb. 11, 2020 | We read with interest the recent commentary in support of a national carbon price (“Local action isn’t enough; we need carbon pricing to fight climate change,” Feb. 6, 2020). While there is no doubt a national approach would have a far greater impact, the likelihood of that happening in today’s political climate is slim. However, here in New York state we have a homegrown plan that is ready for implementation.

WILEY NATURAL GAS & ELECTRICITY | The NYISO Carbon Pricing Initiative: Helping New York Meet Its Clean Energy Goals

Feb. 11, 2020 | In July 2019, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA). This historic act requires the state to meet certain aggressive climate goals for the electricity grid. Those goals include requiring that 70 percent of the electricity consumed in New York State be generated from renewable resources by 2030, and a carbon‐dioxide‐emission‐free electricity system by 2040.

FORBES | Your Weekly Juice: Carbon Adders, Vehicle Bans, And Musk Sings

Feb. 11, 2020 | Here are the five energy stories from last week I selected as being particularly noteworthy.

PV MAGAZINE | SEIA backs carbon pricing for New York wholesale power

Feb. 06, 2020 | The solar trade association and seven solar developers have endorsed carbon pricing for wholesale electricity in New York, which would boost renewables and help New York meet its carbon goal.

E&E NEWS | Coalition pushes for carbon price, 100% clean energy

Feb. 05, 2020 | A new coalition of clean energy groups, utilities, labor organizations and environmentalists said this week it would campaign for a carbon price in New York, adding weight to a parallel push by the state's grid operator.

THE HILL | Carbon pricing proposal in New York provides path to nation's clean energy future

Feb. 04, 2020 | Across the country, policymakers at all levels of government are exploring initiatives to address climate change. New York State’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act remains one of the most ambitious, with its requirement that “the statewide electrical demand system will be zero emissions” by 2040.

POLITICO | New coalition set to push Cuomo on carbon pricing

Feb. 03, 2020 | A new coalition backed primarily by renewable generators and developers hopes to push Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration to back a price on carbon in the electric market.

ASSOCIATED PRESS | State faces calls to act more swiftly on climate change

Jan. 30, 2020 | New York state has set some of the nation’s most ambitious goals on fighting climate change, but some activists say it isn’t moving fast enough.

E&E NEWS | Grid Chief: Enact carbon price to reach 100% clean energy

Jan. 23, 2020 | New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2021 budget this week proposed $3 billion more in financial support to tackle the state's demanding clean energy goals, but the pledge hasn't quieted pressure for him to support a price on carbon, as well.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO President and CEO Rich Dewey Delivers "State of the Grid" Address

Jan. 22, 2020 | Rensselaer, NY - New York ISO President and CEO Rich Dewey today presented stakeholders with his ‘State of the Grid’ address, focusing on pro-active steps the NYISO is taking to shape the grid of the future.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Launches New Logo to Reflect Evolving Vision for a Future Grid

Jan. 14, 2020 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York ISO today unveiled a new logo that reflects the organizations’ evolving vision while maintaining focus on core responsibilities of delivering electricity reliably and at the least cost possible.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Focus Turns to Grid 'Transition'

Jan. 12, 2020 | NYISO unveiled a plan to devote about one day a month in 2020 for stakeholders to discuss reliability and market issues related to the challenge of integrating clean energy resources.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Announces New Wind Production Record

Dec. 17, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY - Strong winds across New York State over the weekend pushed electricity generated by wind power to a new record.

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM | Putting a price on carbon will help New York state achieve a clean energy future

Dec. 04, 2019 | New York State, the 11th-largest economy in the world, recently enacted the US’ most aggressive climate change legislation. By 2040, according to the new law, the state must get all of its electricity from zero-emission sources.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Management Issues Own By-Laws Proposal Expanding Media Access

Nov. 26, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York ISO today issued its own draft proposal to amend shared governance by-laws to support greater media access to stakeholder meetings.

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