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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.

TIMES UNION | Editorial: The high cost of carbon

Feb. 06, 2019 | THE ISSUE: The operator of New York's power grid is considering a pricing system that accounts for the "social cost of carbon."

TIMES UNION | Measuring the "social cost" of power

Feb. 04, 2019 | Every TV, computer, smartphone and other electrical device in your home or business relies on a power plant, whether it burns fossil fuel like natural gas, oil or coal, or relies on renewable sources like the sun or wind. And every second a fossil fuel-fired plant runs, it sends climate-changing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

S&P GLOBAL | NYISO strategic plan highlights carbon pricing, energy storage, DERs

Jan. 24, 2019 | The New York Independent System Operator's five-year power grid plan sets out six strategic initiatives to guide its projects and resource allocation that include pricing carbon emissions into the wholesale market, which could increase power prices by about $10-$15/MWh, an analyst said Wednesday.

POWER MARKETS TODAY | NYISO releases new version of strategic plan for 2019-2023

Jan. 24, 2019 | NYISO released yesterday the latest iteration of its strategic plan for 2019-2023 -- focused on dealing with the evolution of the grid and how the market structure is transitioning...

PRESS RELEASE | New York ISO Releases 5-year Strategic Plan for Power Grid

Jan. 22, 2019 | Rensselaer, NY | With the state’s electric grid continuing to evolve, and the market structure in transition, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released a multi-year strategic plan focused on addressing these changing dynamics with precision and innovation.

RTO INSIDER | Imports/Exports Top Talk at NYISO Carbon Pricing Kick-off

Jan. 17, 2019 | The NYISO working group charged with shepherding carbon pricing into New York’s wholesale electricity market kicked off its efforts Tuesday by taking up the issue of how import and export transactions would be handled under the pricing scheme.

POWER MARKETS TODAY | NYISO supports proposed 17% NYSRC reserve margin

Jan. 10, 2019 | NYISO told FERC yesterday it agrees with the New York State Reliability Council's (NYSRC) proposal to set a reserve margin for the state of 17% for the next capacity...

POWER MARKETS TODAY | FERC partially approves NYISO 844 compliance

Jan. 09, 2019 | FERC issued an order Friday partially approving NYISO's compliance with Order 844, requiring...

NATURAL GAS INTELLIGENCE | NYISO Inches Forward First-of-its-Kind Carbon Pricing Proposal

Dec. 27, 2018 | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has released its latest carbon pricing proposal, saying this version will provide the basis for additional stakeholder input as consideration and discussions move into the grid operator's formal shared governance process.

GREENTECH MEDIA | NY Governor Wants Zero-Carbon Electricity by 2040

Dec. 18, 2018 | New York Governor Andew Cuomo announced Monday that he will push for New York to transition to 100 percent clean electricity by 2040, in a statement outlining his agenda for early 2019.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Launches New Website, Continues Long Tradition of Transparency and Enhancing Access to Power Grid Information

Dec. 13, 2018 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) launched a new website that will provide easier access to grid-related publications, reports and studies; a more user-friendly search engine; real-time power delivery data; and other materials related to managing New York's electric grid.

POWER MARKETS TODAY | NYISO Task Force Offers Carbon in Markets Proposal

Dec. 11, 2018 | NYISO's Integrating Public Policy Task Force Friday released a draft proposal to include a price on carbon in its markets. New York State is pursuing decarbonization of its economy with the goal of cutting CO2 emissions by 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2050.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Forecasts Adequate Electric Capacity for Winter 2018-19

Dec. 11, 2018 | Rensselaer, NY | On the threshold of the upcoming winter, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) projects that New York’s electric system has the capacity to meet demand for electricity and maintain necessary operating reserves during cold weather conditions through the 2018-19 winter season.

POLITICO NEW YORK | NYISO carbon price print

Dec. 10, 2018 | The New York Independent System Operator released its latest proposal for pricing carbon in the wholesale electricity market on Friday. The proposal represents hours of discussions, several spreadsheets of crunched numbers and intense work by NYISO staff, outside consultants, interested energy players and advocates.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Plan Revises Treatment of Carbon-Free Resources

Nov. 27, 2018 | NYISO said Monday it would revise its carbon pricing proposal to enhance the bidding treatment for carbon-free resources and help prevent carbon leakage within its market.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Reliability Assessment Finds the Planned Bulk Power System Sufficient to Meet Reliability through 2028

Nov. 01, 2018 | Rensselaer, NY | New York State’s bulk power system as planned is adequate to meet reliability needs for the next decade, according to the New York Independent System Operator’s 2018 Reliability Needs Assessment (RNA).

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Board of Directors Names NYISO General Counsel Robert Fernandez Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

Oct. 17, 2018 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Robert Fernandez, NYISO’s General Counsel, to be interim President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

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