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RTO INSIDER | NYISO Stakeholders Talk Details of Carbon Charge

Sep. 10, 2017 | NYISO stakeholders on Wednesday offered broad support for incorporating a $40/ton carbon charge into the ISO’s markets, but some expressed concern over how the costs of New York’s decarbonization effort would be allocated.

TIMES UNION | Commentary: Time is of the essence to implement clean energy levels

Sep. 04, 2017 | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has placed a premium on clean electricity, setting goals of reducing carbon emissions 40 percent and meeting 50 percent of electric demand with renewable energy resources by 2030. Though admirable, meeting these goals affordably and on time will require accelerated private sector investments, which means finding a way to harmonize public policy with free market principles.

UTILITY DIVE | Carbon calculus: More states are adding carbon costs to utility planning guidelines

Aug. 31, 2017 | The Trump administration is abdicating Obama-era climate regulations, but a small — and growing — amount of states are taking matters into their own hands.

PUBLIC POWER DAILY | Report says carbon price would have little effect on N.Y. consumers

Aug. 16, 2017 | In a first step towards possibly adopting a price for power plant carbon dioxide emissions, New York's grid operator is reviewing a report that found that adding a $40 per ton charge would have little effect on customer bills in the state.

POLITICO | New York's energy leaders lay out an early blueprint for carbon pricing

Aug. 11, 2017 | The state's top energy policy makers moved closer to creating a price for carbon in New York in a much-anticipated report released Friday.

POLITICO | NYISO starts Indian Point study

Aug. 08, 2017 | The operator of New York's electric grid has started a review of the impact of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's deal to shutter the Indian Point nuclear plant by 2021.

POLITICO | For one power player, it's all about transmission lines

Jul. 28, 2017 | Everywhere Brad Jones goes he preaches the same energy gospel. "Transmission, transmission, transmission," he says.

UTILITY DIVE | Reliability will be preserved through market transition, grid operators tell Congress

Jul. 27, 2017 | Leaders of the nation's seven organized wholesale power markets had few policy requests for Congress in their Wednesday hearing. Testimony largely focused on the changing fuel mix, with grid operators emphasizing that the nation's power supply is as dependable as ever.

REAL ESTATE WEEKLY | Report: NYC needs to take action on energy, as Indian Point closure looms

Jul. 25, 2017 | With New York City’s largest source of electricity generation marked for extinction amid a projected increase in energy demand, New York must add significant new electrical transmission and natural gas pipeline capacity, while also encouraging greater use of conservation over the next decade, according to a New York Building Congress report released today.

RENEW ECONOMY | New York's energy system: The times they are a changin'

Jun. 27, 2017 | In his 1964 ballad, Bob Dylan, now a Nobel laureate in literature, talks about the changing times. The tune has over 12 million hits on YouTube. Its message clearly still resonates.

NY ENERGY WEEK | Invest in Renewables but Mend New York’s Two Grids

Jun. 08, 2017 | New York City has the demand. Upstate has the supply. But transmission constrains the flow between the two, increasing emissions. Additional investments here could go a long way towards helping New York meet its climate goals.

PRESS RELEASE | New York’s Electric Grid Prepared for Summer Demand

Jun. 01, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today reported that electricity supplies in New York state are expected to be adequate this summer, with a total of 41,013 megawatts (MW) of power resources available to meet forecasted peak demand conditions.

TIMES UNION | New York's electric supply expected to be adequate this summer

Jun. 01, 2017 | The North Greenbush-based operator of the state's wholesale electricity market expects supplies this summer will be adequate, even though peak demand is projected to be 3 percent above the 10-year average peak.

UTILITY DIVE | The state of US wholesale power markets: Is reliability at risk from low prices?

May. 22, 2017 | In early May, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) technical conference explored problems in U.S. wholesale markets, specifically how new state policies impact and interact with wholesale power markets in the U.S. The conference included written statements and testimony by dozens of panelists, many from companies that own power plants and operate in regional markets.

CRAIN'S NEW YORK | A tale of two grids: Bridging New York's renewable energy divide

May. 19, 2017 | The power grid has been described as the greatest engineering achievement of the 20th century, providing the foundation upon which our modern life and economy is built.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Issues Annual Power Trends 2017 Report

May. 18, 2017 | Rensselaer, NY | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released Power Trends 2017, an annual report that provides in-depth information and analysis on current and emerging trends that are transforming the power grid and wholesale electricity markets.

THE POST STANDARD | Tale of two grids: Upstate wind power needs more extension cords to NYC

May. 18, 2017 | Today's release of the annual Power Trends report on the New York electric grid is another reminder of how much work remains to meet Gov. Andrew Cuomo's goal of producing 50 percent of the state's power from renewable sources by 2030.

MORNING CONSULT | Can Carbon Pricing Help Align Energy Markets and State Policy?

May. 16, 2017 | The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently led a two-day industry discussion that could come to represent a turning point in how we address carbon reduction by energy producers. The technical conference brought together state regulators, generators, economists, consumer watchdogs and environmental advocates to discuss the effect that state renewable policies are having on competitive energy markets.

UTILITY DIVE | Anxiety common, consensus elusive over power market reforms at first day of FERC conference

May. 02, 2017 | At FERC's technical conference, stakeholders expressed worries over the long-term viability of the wholesale market model. But the federal agency's hands are tied until it has a quorum.

ENGINEERING 360 | Operating New York’s Electric Grid: Part 2

May. 01, 2017 | Part 1 of this series delivered a brief overview of the electric grid in the U.S. and looked at the history of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) in particular. In part 2, we will examine some of the details involved in the pricing of electricity on NYISO’s statewide competitive wholesale power market.

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