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PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Issues Comprehensive Reliability Plan Detailing Reliability Risks Over the Next Decade

Nov. 29, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released its 2023-2032 Comprehensive Reliability Plan (CRP), which highlights growing risks to electric system reliability, including: projected increases in peak demand due to electrification of the transportation and building sectors; additional generator deactivations; delayed implementation of planned infrastructure projects; and extreme weather. The CRP, issued biennially, sets forth a plan to maintain a reliable bulk electric grid based on expected changes and conditions over a ten-year planning period.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Identifies Solution to Solve New York City Reliability Need

Nov. 20, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today issued its Short-Term Reliability Process Report, which finds that peaker plants scheduled for retirement in May of 2025 must remain in service temporarily to keep the grid reliable in New York City. Peaker plants are relied upon as a last resort when consumer demand is highest.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Board Announces Forthcoming Departure of Roger Kelley After Eight Loyal Years of Service

Nov. 14, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) announced today that Roger Kelley will not seek another term on the organization’s Board of Directors. Mr. Kelley will leave the board in April 2024 after a distinguished fifty-year career in the electric industry.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Announces Promotions in Market Design and Market Mitigation Departments

Nov. 03, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) announced today that Shaun Johnson has been promoted to the role of Director of Market Design and Joshua Boles has been promoted to serve as the new Director of Market Mitigation and Analysis.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Announces New Wind Generation Record

Oct. 10, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator today reported that New York set a new record for hourly wind generation on Sunday, October 8. During the 3 p.m. hour that day, 1,939 megawatts were generated from 28 wind power facilities.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Board of Directors Names Emilie Nelson Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Sep. 27, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Emilie Nelson, currently Executive Vice President, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective October 1, 2023.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Study Finds “Reliability Need” in 2025 for New York City Region

Jul. 14, 2023 | Reliability margin deficit as large as 446 MW

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Announces New, Strategic Environmental Advisory Council Appointments

Jun. 22, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is pleased to announce that Julie Tighe, Dr. Burçin Ünel, PhD, and Daniel Zarrilli, P.E. have been appointed to serve on the organization’s Environmental Advisory Council.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Board Selects Transmission Project to Deliver Offshore Wind Energy

Jun. 20, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) announced today that its Board of Directors has selected a transmission project to meet the Long Island Offshore Wind Export Public Policy Transmission Need (Long Island Need).

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases Power Trends 2023: A Balanced Approach to a Clean and Reliable Grid

Jun. 07, 2023 | Annual publication from the New York Independent System Operator emphasizes the importance of reliability during historic grid transition Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released Power Trends 2023: A Balanced Approach to a Reliable Grid, detailing the most important issues impacting reliability of the electric system during the grid in transition.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Announces New Solar Generation Record

May. 23, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator today reported that New York set a new record for solar generation on Thursday, May 18. During the noon hour that day, a combination of behind-the-meter (BTM) solar and front-of-the-meter (FTM) solar generated 3,330 megawatts (MW). BTM accounted for 3,200 MW and FTM accounted for 130 MW. Together, BTM and FTM solar provided approximately 20 percent of New York’s electricity demand during this hour.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Appoints Sally Talberg to Board of Directors

Apr. 18, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) announced today the selection of Sally Talberg to its Board of Directors, effective April 18, 2023.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases Short-Term Assessment of Reliability Report

Apr. 14, 2023 | Finds narrowing reliability margins in New York City

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Announces Promotion of Dr. Nicole Bouchez to Consumer Interest Liaison and Senior Principal Economist

Feb. 09, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is pleased to announce that Dr. Nicole Bouchez has been promoted to the role of Senior Principal Economist – Consumer Interest, Market Structures. This role also serves as the NYISO’s Consumer Interest Liaison. Dr. Bouchez had served as a Principal Economist – Market Design for the NYISO since 2011. She initially joined the NYISO in 2003 in the Market Mitigation and Analysis Department and was promoted to head that department in 2006.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Completes Interconnection Study Process to Connect New Resources to the Electric Grid

Jan. 13, 2023 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced that 27 new wind, solar, energy storage and transmission expansion projects totaling 7,452 megawatts have completed the final interconnection study, or “Class Year,” bringing them closer to commercial operation.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Forecasts Higher Winter Wholesale Electric Prices

Sep. 13, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY – The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is warning of a sharp rise in wholesale electric costs expected this winter due to several economic and geopolitical factors that continue to impact the market cost of natural gas used in the production of electricity.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Hosts U.S. Energy Information Administration Experts

Aug. 10, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released the latest episode of its award-winning Power Trends Podcast with guests from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) discussing a variety of factors behind the recent increase in wholesale energy costs.

PRESS RELEASE | New York ISO Submits Comments to State Climate Action Council on Draft Scoping Plan

Jul. 01, 2022 | Highlights the need to move carefully during the grid in transition to maintain system reliability

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Releases Power Trends 2022: The Path to a Reliable, Greener Grid for New York

Jun. 08, 2022 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released Power Trends 2022: The Path to a Reliable, Greener Grid for New York. 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. 27, 2022 | NYISO Cautions Future Reliability Concerns Remain 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 41,049 megawatts (MW) of power resources available to meet forecasted peak demand conditions.
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