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PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Promotes Deneen Byrne to Vice President of Human Resources

Apr. 29, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced the promotion of Deneen Byrne to Vice President, Human Resources, effective April 1, 2022. Ms. Byrne will report directly to Rich Dewey, President and CEO of the NYISO.

RTO INSIDER | NYPSC OKs 2 Huge Clean Energy Projects for New York City

Apr. 14, 2022 | New York regulators approved two 25-year state contracts to buy electric power from the Clean Path New York and the Champlain Hudson Power Express projects.

PRESS RELEASE | State Sets New Record for Behind-the-Meter Solar Production

Mar. 29, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York ISO today reported that the addition of about 750 megawatts (MW) of new behind-the-meter (BTM) solar facilities over the past year helped the state set a new record for BTM solar production. Clear skies, bright sun, cool temperatures, and leafless trees could lead to additional BTM records through the Spring.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases Second Episode in #GridOfTheFuture Series: How Reliability Happens

Mar. 24, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York ISO today released episode two in its ongoing #GridOfTheFuture video series, titled, “How Reliability Happens.” Episode two takes a close look at how the NYISO operates the bulk electric system to the strictest reliability rules in the nation and the governing bodies that determine those rules.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Promotes Aaron Markham to Vice President of Operations

Feb. 23, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced the promotion of Aaron Markham to Vice President of Operations, effective March 1, 2022. Mr. Markham will report directly to Rick Gonzales, the NYISO’s SVP & Chief Operating Officer.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Launches New Video Series Exploring #GridOfTheFuture Opportunities, Challenges

Feb. 15, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York ISO today released its first episode, in a multi-part video series that explores the challenges and opportunities in pursuit of a reliable, clean energy #GridoftheFuture.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Acts to Remove Significant Barrier to Renewable Development in New York State

Jan. 10, 2022 | Proposal to protect system reliability and minimize electric costs in New York State Rensselaer, NY – The New York ISO has submitted market rule changes for consideration by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) which, if accepted, will stimulate the investment needed to meet the state’s decarbonization and renewable investment mandates.

PRESS RELEASE | State Sets Multiple New Records for Wind Production

Dec. 08, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- Strong winds across New York State the past several days pushed electricity generated by wind power to multiple new records.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Report Highlights Tightening Reliability Margins

Dec. 03, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released its Comprehensive Reliability Plan (CRP), the culmination of the 2020-2021 Reliability Planning Process. The CRP concludes that the New York State bulk power system will meet all applicable reliability criteria from 2021 through 2030 for forecasted system demand in normal weather.

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.

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.

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

May. 26, 2021 | 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 41,071 megawatts (MW) of power resources available to meet forecasted peak demand conditions.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases Power Trends 2021: New York's Clean Energy Grid of the Future

May. 05, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released Power Trends 2021: New York’s Clean Energy Grid of the Future. 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 | At FERC Conference NYISO Commits to Continued Evolution of Capacity Market and Mitigation Rules in Response to State Energy Policy

Mar. 23, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY – New York ISO President and CEO Rich Dewey today, in excerpted testimony submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) for a technical conference examining, “Resource Adequacy in the Evolving Electricity Sector,” said in part:

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Names Gizman Abbas, Joseph Oates to Board of Directors

Mar. 17, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) announced today the selection of Gizman Abbas and Joseph Oates to its Board of Directors, effective April 20, 2021.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Expands Podcast to New Platforms, Updates Logo

Mar. 04, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced that the “Power Trends” podcast is now available on Apple Podcast, Spotify, and Google Podcasts. The podcast, hosted by Kevin Lanahan, the NYISO’s Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Communications, is already available on YouTube and www.nyiso.com/podcast.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases Final Installment of CEO Video Series

Jan. 12, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released the final installment of a four-part video series where NYISO President and CEO Rich Dewey describes the important work underway to help achieve the mandates of the CLCPA and the exciting changes and challenges that lay ahead for the energy industry.

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

Nov. 23, 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 winter, with a total of 42,277 megawatts (MW) of power resources available to meet forecasted peak demand conditions.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases ‘Guide for the Climate Action Council’

Nov. 19, 2020 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released a new guide developed to inform the Climate Action Council (CAC) of the various planning studies and wholesale electricity market design initiatives underway to prepare for the electric grid envisioned by the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA).

PRESS RELEASE | Siena Poll Shows Broad Support for NYISO's Carbon Pricing Proposal

Sep. 28, 2020 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today, along with the Siena College Research Institute, released a new poll of New Yorkers which found a large majority of respondents are in favor of incorporating a social cost of carbon dioxide emissions into competitive wholesale energy markets.
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