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WALL STREET JOURNAL | California Blackouts a Warning for States Ramping Up Green Power

Aug. 18, 2020 | Millions of Californians could lose power in coming days, the state’s grid operator warned Monday, as it continues to struggle with inadequate electricity supplies as many people have been forced indoors to ride out a crippling heat wave during the coronavirus pandemic.

RTO INSIDER | NY PSC Gets Update on Tx Planning, Investment Efforts

Aug. 17, 2020 | The New York PSC heard a progress report on a grid study underway to identify transmission upgrades and investments needed to meet the state’s clean energy goals.

POWER MARKETS TODAY | NYISO asks FERC to OK actual peak load hour change

Jul. 31, 2020 | NYISO yesterday asked FERC to approve new rules to better align the actual peak load hour it uses to calculate the peak load forecast for the installed capacity (ICAP) . . .

POWER MARKETS TODAY | FERC technical conference covers hybrid resources

Jul. 24, 2020 | ISO/RTOs, stakeholders note urgency of fast changes -- FERC held a technical conference yesterday on hybrid resources -- where storage and renewables are located at the . . .

EMPIRE REPORT | Carbon Pricing will Improve the Health of New York’s Most Vulnerable Citizens – Black Americans

Jul. 21, 2020 | We have long known of the disproportionate burden of preventable disease, death and disabilities borne by members of minority communities across this state and nation, as well as the difficulties they face in accessing quality medical care.

S&P GLOBAL | Heat boosts US Mid-Atlantic power demand; prices remain moderate

Jul. 21, 2020 | As stifling heat and humidity continued to broil the US Atlantic Coast, the PJM Interconnection issued Hot Weather Alerts through July 22, although real-time power prices remained at moderate levels as the afternoon of July 20 progressed. Loads were also forecast to ramp up across the footprints of the other east coast grid operators.

POWER MARKETS TODAY | FERC OKs NYISO renewables, self-supply exemptions

Jul. 20, 2020 | Approval conditional, Glick issues detailed dissent -- A FERC order issued last week approved, subject to condition, NYISO's compliance filing with its earlier directives . . .

E&E NEWS | N.Y. unveils grid plan to reach 100% clean energy

Jul. 09, 2020 | Public utility officials in New York released a grid proposal this week in support of 100% clean electricity by 2040, warning that a crop of massive wind farms could otherwise be left stranded in the state.

POWER MARKETS TODAY | NYISO seeks new tailored availablility metric rules

Jul. 08, 2020 | Changes to cover capacity ratings for resources -- NYISO yesterday asked FERC to approve new rules to implement its "tailored availability metric" (TAM) that is meant to . . .

GREENTECH MEDIA | New York's Energy Transition (and Challenges) in 5 Charts

Jun. 11, 2020 | Grid operators around the world are unusually busy these days, but few have quite as much on their minds as NYISO, the independent system operator that manages New York state's bulk power system and wholesale energy market.

ABC NEWS 10 | NYISO annual report on state’s energy grid focuses on Green initiatives

Jun. 11, 2020 | Upstate New York is closer to reaching the state’s goal of producing emissions-free energy by 2040 than downstate, according to a new report. With more availability of renewable energy sources upstate’s energy consumption is currently operating with 88% zero emissions, downstate is operating with 29% zero emissions.

POLITICO | Grid operator's report emphasizes new tech to reach climate goals

Jun. 10, 2020 | The New York Independent System Operator's annual “Power Trends” report, released on Wednesday, offers a glimpse of the steps it needs to take to ensure reliability in a completely decarbonized grid by 2040. NYISO President and CEO Rich Dewey said new technologies that can quickly ramp up electric generation will be needed to balance intermittent renewables to make sure the lights stay on.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases Power Trends 2020: The Vision for a Greener Grid

Jun. 10, 2020 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released Power Trends 2020: The Vision for a Greener Grid. The NYISO’s annual publication provides critical information and analysis on how dynamic factors such as technology, economic forces, and public policies are shaping New York’s complex electric system.

PRESS RELEASE | New York's Electric Grid Prepared to Meet Summer Demand

May. 28, 2020 | 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 41,319 megawatts (MW) of power resources available to meet forecasted peak demand conditions.

E&E NEWS | Democrats want FERC officials meeting on carbon pricing

May. 19, 2020 | Six Senate Democrats called on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission yesterday to host a technical conference on the viability of incorporating a carbon price into the nation's electric markets.

E&E NEWS | 'Devil is in the details.' The fight for grid carbon pricing

May. 18, 2020 | Calls are growing for carbon pricing in the nation's regional power markets, and that's fueling concerns that such a move could derail states' efforts to expand renewables and curb emissions.

S&P GLOBAL | NYISO stands by renewable exemption limit proposal, urges swift FERC action

May. 14, 2020 | New York Independent System Operator defended its proposal for amending a narrowly tailored exemption for renewable resources under buyer-side market power mitigation rules imposed on the grid operator's capacity market.

WALL STREET JOURNAL | Pandemic Sparks Slump in Electricity Prices

May. 11, 2020 | International Energy Agency forecasts the biggest decline in electricity consumption since the Great Depression

S&P GLOBAL | Falling COVID-19 cases may signal beginning of the end for NYISO sequestation

May. 06, 2020 | The New York ISO will look to falling COVID-19 infection rates and guidance from the state to decide when to begin sending home employees who have been living on-site at two control centers for more than a month.

POWER MARKETS TODAY | FERC OKs NYISO proposal on short-term reliability

May. 04, 2020 | ERC last week issued an order approving a NYISO proposal to establish a short-term reliability process using quarterly short-term assessment of reliability (STAR)

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