Webinar: FCM Reconfiguration Auctions and CSO Bilateral Contracts

Registration is open for the webinar, FCM Reconfiguration Auctions and CSO Bilateral Contracts that will be held on October 20, 2015, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. This webinar will provide a review of the submission process, schedule, and qualification for annual and monthly reconfiguration auctions and capacity supply obligation (CSO) bilateral contracts. It is targeted at lead market participants with qualified capacity resources, either with or without a capacity supply obligation, in the Forward Capacity Market. Questions? Email the training team at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.


Second-quarter markets report reviews market outcomes during April, May, and June 2015

The Quarterly Markets Report prepared by the Internal Market Monitor (IMM) concludes that during April, May, and June of 2015, market prices reflected the cost of providing energy and that New England’s wholesale energy market outcomes were competitive. The quarterly report provides information on market outcomes, system conditions, and market competitiveness.

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ISO-NE invited to share research and experiences at influential 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting

ISO engineers make strong showing, receive accolades on research related to new technologies for “Powering Up the Next Generation”

As in past years, several ISO New England power system engineers were asked to share their expertise, findings, and business-case experience at the 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting in July. The Power & Energy Society (PES) is a highly regarded international association for leaders in the field of electric power engineering and is part of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)—the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence. Through their participation in the PES, ISO employees help expand the knowledge base and advance the industry.

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Upcoming Coordinated Transaction Scheduling training and Joint Energy Scheduling System sandbox opportunities

Note: Article updated 9/28/15 with links to training materials.

New York ISO (NYISO) and ISO New England (ISO-NE) will be hosting several web-based training sessions on Coordinated Transaction Scheduling (CTS) and the NYISO Joint Energy Scheduling System (JESS). CTS will enable ISO-NE and NYISO to make more efficient use of the transmission lines that connect the two regions. JESS is the NYISO software application participants will use to enter external transactions at the Roseton interface when CTS is implemented. The ISOs expect to implement CTS in December 2015.

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Register today for GCA: Fast Start Generator Reserve Change webinar

Registration is open for the webinar, GCA: Fast Start Generator Reserve Change that will be held on October 15, 2015, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. This webinar will provide an overview of the November 5, 2015, changes ISO New England is making to the way reserves are designated on fast-start generators. The modification will more accurately reflect generators' physical capability to provide reserves in the period after they have shut down and before they are available for dispatch, allowing those that are capable to provide reserves more quickly after shutdown. Read the July 2015 memo for additional information and examples. Please email the training team with questions at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.


Now online: Quarterly Settlements Issues Forum webinar recording

 The presentation and recording of the September 10, 2015, Quarterly Settlements Issues Forum webinar have been posted to the ISO website on the Quarterly Settlements Forum page. Scroll down on the page and click on the link of choice. Past forum materials are also available on this page. Please email the training team with questions at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.