Wednesday
May272015

Now online: New Capacity Qualification Package for generators, imports, and demand resources webinars

ISO New England held two webinars on May 13 and 14, 2015, that provided a review of the requirements and elections associated with the submittal of the New Capacity Qualification Package for demand resources or generating and import capacity resources requesting participation in the Forward Capacity Market for the 2019-2020 Capacity Commitment Period (FCA #10).  The trainings also provided an overview of the requirements associated with the submittal of the cost workbook related to the offer review trigger price. You can find the presentations and recordings under Training Materials on the ISO website. Questions? Email the training team at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.

Tuesday
May262015

Tour ISO-NE’s new backup control center while completing your 2015 Supply and Demand Resource Operator Training

Registration is open for the August 11 and September 1 instructor-led sessions, featuring a tour of the backup control room; online training is available now

Register now for 2015 Supply and Demand Resource Operator Training (SROT/DROT) at ISO New England’s new backup control center (BCC) in Windsor, Connecticut. SROT and DROT is required for certain Designated Entity and Demand Designated Entity personnel (see below) and MUST be completed yearly by December 1 to satisfy continuing training requirements. Training is available in both instructor-led and online formats.

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Thursday
May212015

Wholesale electricity prices and demand in New England

April’s average price for wholesale power dropped to third-lowest monthly price in 12 years

April’s mild weather, low natural gas prices, and record-low power demand drove the average wholesale electricity price down to $25.88 per megawatt-hour (MWh)*, New England’s third-lowest monthly average power price since 2003. April highlights:

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Wednesday
May202015

Annual Markets Report concludes that New England’s wholesale power markets operated competitively in 2014

The 2014 Annual Markets Report, the yearly review by the Internal Market Monitor of ISO New England of the region’s wholesale electricity markets, concludes that the markets operated competitively in 2014. The higher annual average energy price was largely the result of high wintertime natural gas prices in January and February; natural gas is the predominant fuel used to generate power in New England.

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Monday
May112015

Now online: Delisting in the Forward Capacity Market webinar

The presentation and recording of the May 6, 2015, Delisting in the Forward Capacity Market, webinar is now available on the ISO New England website (scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the link of choice). The webinar provided market participants with information about how to submit a delist bid and the Internal Market Monitor’s (IMM) delist cost review process. Please email MkTraining@iso-ne.com with any questions.

Monday
May112015

Now online: New Import Capacity Resource Offer Price Development webinar

The presentation and recording of the April 30, 2015, New Import Capacity Resource Offer Price Development webinar is now available on the ISO New England website (scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the link of choice). The webinar provided market participants with information about the formulation of a new import capacity resource-specific offer floor price and completing the cost workbook to support that price. Key concepts were discussed as well as what a new import resource needs to do when completing the cost workbook, including avoiding common mistakes. Please email MkTraining@iso-ne.com with any questions.