Friday
Nov172017

As ovens heat up on Thanksgiving Day, so does electricity demand

For many around New England, the ritual is the same: Wake up early on Thanksgiving morning and start prepping dinner, firing up ovens for turkeys, stuffing and pies. The holiday brings a lot more activity than a typical fall Thursday morning and also changes the way ISO New England plans for the region’s energy use that day.

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Friday
Nov172017

ISO-NE CEO addresses regional conferences 

ISO New England’s President and CEO Gordon van Welie hit the road this week, keynoting a pair of conferences in the region and updating audiences on the state of New England’s power system.

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, van Welie addressed the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association’s (NECA) 2017 Power Markets Conference in Marlborough, Mass. Click here to see van Welie’s presentation from the conference.

Later in the week, van Welie then traveled south to provide the keynote address at The Energy Council of Rhode Island’s (TEC RI) Energy Reliability and Affordability in New England Forum in Cranston, Rhode Island. Click here to see his presentation from the forum.

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Tuesday
Nov142017

Register today! FERC Chair Neil Chatterjee to keynote the December 7 CLG meeting

The final New England Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) meeting of 2017 takes place on December 7, 2017, from noon-4:00 p.m. at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center in Boston. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee will give the keynote address. A panel will discuss The Future of Energy Storage in New England: What it Means for Customers. Panelists include: Christopher Parent, Director, Market Development, ISO New England; Judith Judson, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources; Lewis Milford, President, Clean Energy Group; and Ted Ko, Director of Policy, Stem, Inc. Register today!

 

Tuesday
Nov142017

Upcoming webinar: Q4 Settlements Issues Forum

Registration is open for the Quarterly Settlements Forum webinar that will be held on December 7, 2017, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. The webinar presents information on ISO New England settlements and billing, including the following topics: price responsive demand, performance incentives in the Forward Capacity Market, and the new FCM Net Regional Clearing Price forecast report. Questions? Email the training team at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.
Thursday
Nov022017

ISO-NE issues power system plan for New England

ISO New England Inc. has issued its 2017 Regional System Plan (RSP17), the biennial report that provides the foundation for long-term power-system planning in New England. RSP17 was approved by the ISO New England board of directors on Nov. 2. The comprehensive report details power system needs for the next 10 years, through 2026, and how these needs can be addressed. Read the press release.

Thursday
Nov022017

Reminder to market participants: Meeting cancellation procedure for inclement weather

Winter is fast approaching!

Here's a reminder of how to find out whether Markets, Reliability, Transmission, and Planning Advisory Committee meetings are cancelled due to inclement weather:

  • Call the ISO’s meeting cancellation number: (413) 535-4044. For inclement weather, the message will be updated by 3:30 p.m. the day before the scheduled meeting
  • Check your email—a message will be sent to committee email list subscribers
  • Check for notices in the calendar.
  • Call Customer Support at (413) 540-4220.
  • Download the Meeting Cancellation Procedure