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POWER GRID INTERNATIONAL | IT strategy and the electric grid: How the New York ISO is changing its approach to technology

Nov. 26, 2019 | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) manages the flow of electricity for the electric grid in New York State and oversees the wholesale electric markets. At our 550-person organization, more than a third of our staff are involved in the creation, modification and continued support of our IT. Technology plays a major part in our operation, and always will.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | New York positioned to meet winter electricity demands, grid operator says

Nov. 21, 2019 | The weather outside may soon be frightful, but New Yorkers should have enough electricity this winter to meet peak demands, the state's grid operator said Thursday.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Forecasts Adequate Capacity for Upcoming Winter Season

Nov. 21, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY – With another winter season rapidly approaching, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced that New York’s electric system has enough capacity to meet forecasted demand for electricity and maintain necessary operating reserves during cold weather conditions through the 2019-20 winter season.

WALL STREET JOURNAL | States Don't Have to Wait for Congress to Put a Price on Carbon

Nov. 21, 2019 | A clear price signal on carbon can happen at the state level, according to WSJ Energy Expert Richard Revesz and Burcin Unel.

ELECTRIC ENERGY T&D MAGAZINE | The Grid Transformation Forum | 20 Years Later, NYISO Still Focuses on Innovation and Making a Difference

Nov. 01, 2019 | For the Q4, 2019 issue, we spoke with Richard J. Dewey, president and chief executive officer of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO). With a background in IT and network services, Dewey joined the NYISO soon after it was formed in 1999 and has held several pivotal executive roles before becoming its leader earlier this year.

IEEE POWER & ENERGY MAGAZINE | Transformation of the Grid

Nov. 01, 2019 | Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) are unlocking new opportunities, and the grid is undergoing a dramatic transformation with unprecedented change.

WCNY Capital PressRoom | October 18, 2019: Carbon Pricing

Oct. 18, 2019 | The New York Independent System Operator has released their report on carbon pricing and its impact on New York State. Richard Dewey, President and CEO of NYISO, explained how carbon pricing works and the report’s findings.

CRAINS NEW YORK | Carbon pricing a key step forward on climate goals

Oct. 07, 2019 | A recently adopted state law requires New York to achieve a 100% emissions-free electric grid by 2040 and a carbon-free economy by 2050. They are the most aggressive climate change goals by any state in the nation.

UTILITY DIVE | Carbon price could allay 'astounding' cost to attain New York's zero carbon target: Report

Oct. 04, 2019 | Introducing carbon pricing into competitive wholesale power markets could provide billions of dollars in net economic benefits, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) said Thursday.

POLITICO | Grid operator chief hopes Cuomo administration sees benefits of carbon pricing

Oct. 03, 2019 | The head of the state’s independent grid operator said he hopes Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration will take note of the potential of exporting carbon pricing beyond New York in considering whether to back the proposal. “You can’t really leave any tools in the toolbox if we’re really going to aggressively target these goals,” said New York Independent System Operator President and CEO Rich Dewey on a call with reporters.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | Carbon costs may be figured in future electric bills

Oct. 03, 2019 | A statewide wholesale carbon tax would initially cost consumers a few dollars more per month but it should lower prices over the long term, according to a report conducted for the organization that runs New York’s energy grid.

E&E NEWS | N.Y. grid operator: Carbon price could save $3B

Oct. 03, 2019 | New York's grid operator is making what amounts to a closing argument to policymakers in its bid to put a price on CO2 emissions from the power sector. In a final report being released today, the New York Independent System Operator says pricing CO2 would boost renewable energy development, encourage switching fossil fuel-based heating and cooling systems to electricity, and spur the expansion of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

S&P GLOBAL | NYISO CO2 emissions price could cut power sector gas use up to 7.8%: Analysis Group

Oct. 03, 2019 | Pricing carbon dioxide emissions into the New York Independent System Operator's wholesale power markets could reduce statewide gas use in the power sector up to 7.8% by 2030, analysis released Thursday said.

BLOOMBERG ENVIRONMENT | Carbon Pricing Could Help N.Y. Reach Climate Goals, Report Says

Oct. 03, 2019 | Charging power generators a carbon price could help New York meet its goal of 100% emissions-free electricity by 2040, according to a study released Oct. 3.

PRESS RELEASE | New Study Proves Carbon Pricing Helps New York Meet Clean Energy Goals Faster, More Reliably, at Lower Cost

Oct. 03, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released a new study, conducted by the Analysis Group, of the NYISO’s proposal to incorporate the social cost of carbon into the wholesale price of electricity.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Names Robb Pike as Vice President of Market Operations

Sep. 19, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is pleased to announce that Robb Pike has been named Vice President of Market Operations.

S&P GLOBAL | Key Capture Energy installs 20-MW battery energy storage system in New York

Sep. 12, 2019 | The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority said Thursday Key Capture Energy has completed a 20-MW battery energy storage installation, the state's largest to date, making progress toward legislation that mandates 3,000-MW of energy storage capacity by 2030.

RTO Insider | NYISO Q2 Congestion up Despite Drop in Load, Prices

Sep. 02, 2019 | NYISO congestion costs surged during the second quarter despite lower electricity prices, gas price spreads and load levels, according to the Market Monitoring Unit.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | NYISO launches podcast, publishes e-book to explain mission

Aug. 28, 2019 | The New York Independent System Operator, which oversees the state's high-voltage electrical grid and wholesale power markets, has launched its own podcast called Power Trends that includes interviews with top executives. The two episodes released so far are available on the NYISO web site and NYISO's YouTube channel. The podcast launch coincides with the publishing of a new 12-page e-book by the NYISO last week on its web site.

S&P GLOBAL | New York's increasing average temperatures challenge power-demand forecasts

Aug. 28, 2019 | Average annual daily temperatures in New York have been increasing about 0.7 degree Fahrenheit per decade, with summer arriving earlier and lasting longer, which is creating challenges in forecasting power demand, according to a presentation given to the New York grid operator.

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