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UTILITY DIVE | Smart transmission: How FERC can spur modernization of the bulk power system

Mar. 26, 2018 | Transmission technology vendors say their products could save electricity consumers billions — if utilities were incentivized to invest.

UTILITY DIVE | New business models may be the next frontier in lower energy storage costs

Mar. 20, 2018 | As the markets for energy storage continue to grow and companies in those markets mature, business models and financing mechanisms are getting more attention.

THE HILL | Competition in electricity is paying dividends

Mar. 14, 2018 | With the release of President Trump’s infrastructure plan, improving transportation is now in the spotlight, along with communication and other important networks that are vital to our economy and way of life.

RTO INSIDER | Resilience Filings Seek Time, More Gas Coordination

Mar. 11, 2018 | RTO officials asked FERC on Friday to allow their stakeholder processes time to develop additional resilience measures while urging the commission to require more coordination with natural gas operators and provide more information on cyber threats.

THE WASHINGTON POST | The U.S. just hit a major milestone for energy storage - which is also great news for solar

Mar. 06, 2018 | The United States has now added the capacity to store a billion watts of power for one hour and may double that total in 2018 alone, says a heady new forecast that highlights the rapid growth of the battery business.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Names Mark Lynch to Board of Directors

Feb. 21, 2018 | Rensselaer, NY | Former New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) President and CEO and energy industry veteran Mark Lynch has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors, beginning in April 2018.

UTILITY DIVE | FERC order opens 'floodgates' for energy storage in wholesale markets

Feb. 20, 2018 | The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week unanimously approved an order that could prove to be a landmark in the development of energy storage.

RTO INSIDER | NY Task Force Debates Carbon Pricing Models

Feb. 14, 2018 | The NYISO and the Department of Public Service created a joint task force to study how to integrate the social cost of carbon into the state’s energy policies.

S&P GLOBAL | January NYISO coal/oil generation shot up 202% on extreme cold

Feb. 08, 2018 | According to NYISO data, coal/oil generation in New York State shot up 202.4% year on year in January, as nuclear generation remained the lead fuel source with a 16.2% year-on-year increase.

RTO INSIDER | ‘Transformation’ Focus of NYISO 5-Year Plan

Jan. 16, 2018 | NYISO’s new five-year strategy calls for the ISO to align its competitive markets with New York’s efforts to promote clean energy and the “wave of change” sweeping the power industry.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Strategic Plan: Building Markets for the Future

Jan. 12, 2018 | Rensselaer, NY | With technology and rapid change transforming the energy industry and placing new demands on the electric grid, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released a multi-year strategic plan focused on addressing these new dynamics with precision and innovation.

BLOOMBERG | America's Power Grid Still Hangs Tough in the Face of Winter Wallop

Jan. 04, 2018 | The past week’s arctic freeze has already battered the U.S. power system, threatening fuel supplies from the Midwest to the Northeast. Now, with a one-two punch of heavy snow and bone-rattling cold on the way, grid operators say this: We’re good.

RTO INSIDER | New York Forges Ahead on Clean Energy

Jan. 01, 2018 | New York’s electricity policymakers were very busy in 2017, setting a U.S.-record offshore wind target, devising an outline for pricing carbon into wholesale markets and facing down legal challenges to efforts to rein in energy service companies and its nuclear subsidies.

UTILITY DIVE | Closing Indian Point nuclear plant will not hurt reliability, New York ISO says

Dec. 15, 2017 | The closure of Entergy's Indian Point nuclear facility will not threaten grid reliability, the New York ISO concluded in a report issued yesterday. The company announced in January that it would close the plant's two units, in 2020 and 2021, leaving 2,000 MW of capacity to be replaced.

UTILITY DIVE | NY ISO plan sees storage in state's wholesale markets by 2020

Dec. 05, 2017 | The New York ISO yesterday released a new report, "The State of Storage," kicking off the process of developing a model for energy storage resources to participate in the state's wholesale markets.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Readies Market for Energy Storage, State Targets

Dec. 04, 2017 | NYISO has developed a three-phase approach to opening its wholesale electricity market to storage resources, the ISO said Monday upon release of a comprehensive energy storage report describing the plan.

POLITICO | State’s grid operator lays out plan to promote energy storage resources

Dec. 04, 2017 | The NYISO is working on new market rules and software to allow energy storage resources to make a single bid into the wholesale electricity market and be more fully compensated for the value they provide, according to its State of Storage report.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases State of Energy Storage Report

Dec. 01, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY - The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released its plans for creating a market participation model designed to maximize the economic and societal benefits of Energy Storage Resources (ESRs).

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Forecasts Adequate Electric Capacity for Winter 2017-2018

Nov. 30, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY | New York’s electric system has the capacity to meet demand for electricity and the necessary operating reserves during extreme cold weather conditions through the 2017-2018 winter season, according to the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO).

S&P GLOBAL | Brad Jones, New York Independent System Operator CEO, Americas energy CEO series

Nov. 21, 2017 | The intersection of public policy and wholesale power markets is among the most important issues currently facing the US power industry, and New York is at the forefront of these developments, New York Independent System Operator’s CEO Brad Jones says.

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