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NEW YORK TIMES | Can New York Really Get to 100% Clean Energy by 2040?

Nov. 29, 2021 | Clean power supply is being generated in upstate New York, but it is not making its way to New York City, the area that relies most heavily on power from fossil fuels.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Unveils 2021 Strategic Plan

Nov. 18, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released its 2021 Strategic Plan which discusses how the NYISO is uniquely positioned for the rapid transformation of the wholesale electric power grid. The plan provides solutions to enable the integration of new resources and facilitate the difficult transition away from fossil power generation.

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES | New York Power Authority Smart Path project reaches halfway mark

Nov. 16, 2021 | A New York Power Authority project to upgrade transmission lines has reached the mid-point. Gov. Kathleen C. Hochul said Monday that construction of NYPA’s Smart Path Moses-Adirondack transmission project, which began early last year, has reached the halfway mark. The project is on track to be completed in 2023.

RTO INSIDER | FERC Tech Conference Focuses on Long-term Planning

Nov. 15, 2021 | FERC Chair Richard Glick said there is “a lot to be done” to build out the transmission grid to handle the clean energy transition.

BLOOMBERG NEWS | New York Needs Wind-Power Lines and NextEra Wants to Build Them

Nov. 14, 2021 | NextEra Energy Inc. has applied to build transmission lines that would carry electricity from new wind turbines off the coast of New York.

UTILITY DIVE | Texas blackouts prompt New York ISO to consider 'once is century' winter event

Nov. 10, 2021 | New York will likely have sufficient electricity supplies to meet peak demand this winter, the state's grid operator said on Tuesday, though generators may be challenged by high gas prices, and plants with dual-fuel capabilities are beginning the season with less oil on hand than is typical.

POLITICO | State grid operator moves to undo barriers for clean energy resources

Nov. 09, 2021 | A package of changes to the state’s energy markets, aimed at clearing the way for subsidized renewables, storage, transmission lines and future clean energy technologies, took a step forward on Tuesday.

S&P GLOBAL | NYISO expects 9,080-MW power capacity margin above winter peak demand

Nov. 09, 2021 | The New York Independent System Operator said Nov. 9 it expects to have a total of 42,415 MW of power resources available to meet its forecast peak winter demand of 24,025 MW, and operations staff continue monitoring regional fuel supplies which could be limited.

S&P GLOBAL | NYISO Shares order 222 Response with Stakeholders

Nov. 09, 2021 | With a filing due Nov. 19, NYISO presented stakeholders its draft responses to FERC’s data request regarding its Order 2222 compliance.

PRESS RELEASE | New York’s Electric Grid Prepared to Meet Winter Demand

Nov. 09, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today reported that electricity supplies in New York State are expected to be sufficient this winter to meet forecasted peak demand conditions, with a total of 42,415 megawatts (MW) of power resources available.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Business Issues Committee Briefs: October 13, 2021

Oct. 14, 2021 | The NYISO Business Issues Committee Ok'd tariff revisions related to implementing a revised approach to the current transmission constraint pricing logic.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Exploring Dynamic Reserves

Oct. 13, 2021 | NYISO is prototyping dynamically scheduled reserves to test the effectiveness of incorporating the methodology into its market software.

WASHINGTON POST | Plug-in cars are the future. The grid isn't ready

Oct. 13, 2021 | By 2035, the chief automakers will have turned away from the internal combustion engine. It’ll be up to the grid to fuel all those new cars, trucks and buses.

QUEENS LEDGER | 'Peaker' Plant Debate Missing Mark on Reliability

Oct. 06, 2021 | A cautionary tale about the importance of reliability in our electric grid is playing out in all corners of the country, from California to Texas to New Orleans. Confronting the reality of a rapidly changing climate while keeping the lights on is now a matter of life-or-death.

UTILITY DIVE | New York directs utilities to submit transmission proposals as decarbonization deadline looms

Sep. 13, 2021 | The New York State Public Service Commission on Thursday issued an order calling upon power companies to submit proposals for new transmission projects as the state pushes ahead with plans to generate 70% of its power from renewable sources by decade's end.

RTO INSIDER | New York Adopts Groundbreaking Tx Investment Rules

Sep. 12, 2021 | NY regulators established a new category of transmission and distribution investment and directed utilities to revise proposed benefit-cost analysis.

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES | Public Service Commission approves second construction phase of NYPA project

Sep. 09, 2021 | The New York Power Authority has received the go-ahead from the New York State Public Service Commission for the second construction phase of its Smart Path Moses-Adirondack rebuild.

JOURNAL NEWS | Power lines will bring wind and solar energy from upstate but will it be enough to help NY achieve green energy goals?

Aug. 04, 2021 | Along a 55-mile stretch of right-of-way in New York’s Hudson Valley, workers have been busy since spring replacing transmission towers from the 1930’s with 90-foot-tall, galvanized steel poles that on clear days blend into a blue sky. The AC Transmission project will be the biggest upgrade of transmission lines in the state in 40 years, designed to help New York achieve its clean-energy goals — 70 percent reliance on renewables in 10 years and zero carbon emissions in 20.

UTILITY DIVE | Long-duration storage market on the 'cusp of maturity': ESS CEO

Jul. 30, 2021 | The long-duration energy storage market is on the verge of a major evolution that will help support a more rapid transition to renewable energy, speakers said at the Wood Mackenzie's Power & Renewables Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Proposes Changes to CRIS

Jul. 29, 2021 | NYISO proposed changes to three concepts of capacity resource interconnection service.

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