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DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE | NY isn't building power transmission lines fast enough, leaving energy goals in jeopardy

Apr. 21, 2023 | NY isn't building power transmission lines fast enough, leaving energy goals in jeopardy. The overseer of NY's energy grid is worried that delays in adding transmission lines could slow the state's renewable build-out and jeopardize reliability during extreme weather.

THE POST-JOURNAL | Report Shows Issues For NYC Power Grid

Apr. 21, 2023 | The New York Independent System Operator’s Short-Term Assessment of Reliability report studied the period of January 15, 2023, through January 15, 2028, and found that reliability margins in New York City could become deficient in 2025 due to several factor because generation and transmission aren’t expected to keep up with projected demand.

CITY & STATE | The 2023 Energy & Environment Power 100

Apr. 17, 2023 | New York’s electric grid is in line for a massive overhaul due to the state’s current plan to eliminate most carbon emissions by 2030. Richard Dewey, who has led the New York Independent System Operator since 2019, warned that the state needs 20 gigawatts of new renewable energy by 2030 and 75 gigawatts of zero-carbon resources by 2040 in order to meet its climate targets. So far, the state has facilitated 62 transmission line upgrades, although fewer than half of New York’s solar and wind projects have paid for the cost to connect to its electric system.

POLITICO | New York grid operator sees reliability needs in NYC

Apr. 17, 2023 | A proposal to place an economywide cap on greenhouse gas emissions in New York is becoming a potential sticking point in budget negotiations as the overtime clock continues.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Receives 'Exceptional' Customer Survey Scores

Mar. 31, 2023 | NYISO won "exceptional" grades from its customers in 2022, Siena College Research Institute told the Management Committee...

S&P GLOBAL | NY grid operator expects sufficient power capacity to meet winter demand

Nov. 29, 2022 | New York grid operator expects sufficient power capacity to meet winter demand.

SPECTRUM NEWS | Demand on New York state's electric system increases

Nov. 28, 2022 | New Yorkers are expected to see electric bills increase by more than 30% this winter compared to last year in wake of various national and geopolitical factors keeping the cost of natural gas and electricity elevated.

UTILITY DIVE | NYISO warns of high electricity prices as it forecasts sufficient supply to meet peak demand this winter

Nov. 28, 2022 | The New York Independent System Operator reported Monday that it expects electricity supplies will be sufficient to meet peak demand this winter of 23,893 MW based on expected winter temperatures, nearly 3% higher than last winter’s actual peak demand of 23,235 MW.

S&P GLOBAL | New York Power Authority, LS Power transmission project halfway to completion

Oct. 25, 2022 | A $615-million joint project by the New York Power Authority and LS Power Group to upgrade a 93-mile span of high-voltage electric transmission lines is halfway to completion.

S&P GLOBAL | National Grid, NY agency partner on 120 MW of community solar projects

Oct. 18, 2022 | National Grid PLC and New York's state government are partnering to develop more than 120 MW in solar projects that will capture energy for underserved communities.

RTO INSIDER | Study: NYISO Dynamic Reserves Could Lower Congestion, Costs

Oct. 12, 2022 | NYISO’s proposed dynamic reserve requirements could result in significant changes in transmission flows and reduced costs, according to FTI Consulting.

PV MAGAZINE | New York needs 20 GW of new renewables by 2030, plus transmission, says grid operator

Oct. 06, 2022 | Even adding 9.5 GW of renewables will increase transmission congestion, said NYISO, in a report that also called for development and commercialization of dispatchable emission-free resources.

ADIRONDACK EXPLORER | Largest Adirondack solar project to date goes before APA

Sep. 12, 2022 | The state’s first “build ready” solar project and the largest ever proposed in the Adirondack Park could get approval by the Adirondack Park Agency on Thursday. It is a 20-megawatt electricity generation project – 62,235 solar panels able to power about 4,500 homes, erected over 111 acres of an old mine tailings pile in the town of Clifton in St. Lawrence County.

ENERGY STORAGE NEWS | New York’s state government backs long-duration energy storage projects

Sep. 09, 2022 | US$16.6 million funding has been committed for five long-duration energy storage (LDES) projects in New York by the US state’s government. Governor Kathy Hochul announced the awards yesterday at an energy tech conference in New York City. At the same time, Hochul revealed that a further US$17 million will be available through a competitive funding opportunity for projects advancing the development and demonstration of scalable LDES technologies.

S&P GLOBAL | 2 more states, dozens of groups join NY hydrogen hub partnership

Aug. 25, 2022 | New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said Aug. 25 that Maine and Rhode Island have joined a New York-led multistate agreement in a bid to be selected as one of four U.S. regional hydrogen hubs. Designated through the federal Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs program that was included in the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act which President Joe Biden signed into law on Nov. 15, 2021, the expanded coalition of six states and more than 60 clean hydrogen ecosystem partners are preparign a proposal for U.S. Department of Energy funding anticipated to be announced in September or October, according to a statement from the governor's office.

S&P GLOBAL | US natural gas prices could ease in 2023, potentially lowering northeast power prices: EIA

Aug. 10, 2022 | US Energy Information Administration analysts discussed the relationship between fuel costs and power prices, and how recent US LNG export growth has created uncertainty about energy supply, with the New York Independent System Operator in a podcast released Aug. 10.

SPECTRUM NEWS NY 1 | How the New York grid is preparing for the future

Jul. 20, 2022 | The hot weather this week throughout much of the country is creating a challenge for the power grid as air conditioners are working overtime. Rich Dewey, the president and CEO of the New York Independent System Operator, said in a Capital Tonight interview the power grid is prepared to meet the challenge of the summertime heat wave.

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES | New York Power Authority transmission line upgrade two-thirds complete

Jul. 17, 2022 | A New York Power Authority project to upgrade transmission lines is now two-thirds complete. Gov. Kathleen C. Hochul said Wednesday that construction of NYPA’s Smart Path Moses-Adirondack transmission project, which began in early 2020, has reached the two-thirds completion mark. The project reached the halfway stage in November and is on track to be completed in 2023.

ANALYSIS GROUP | Principle Paul Hibbard Discusses Landmark Climate Impact Study in NYISO Video Series

Jul. 12, 2022 | In Episode 4 of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) video series Grid of the Future, Principal Paul Hibbard discusses his work on a landmark climate impact study, Climate Change Impact and Resilience Study – Phase II: An Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Power System Reliability in New York State.

UTILITY DIVE | New York turns to transmission expansion to meet clean energy goals as NextEra energizes 3.7-GW line

Jul. 12, 2022 | A new 20-mile 345-kv transmission line is now operational in New York, allowing the integration of 3,700 MW of clean energy onto the state’s grid, Gov. Kathy Hochul, D, announced at an event on Monday.

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