Today, ISO President and CEO Gordon van Welie joined U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and FERC Chairman Cheryl LaFleur at the New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable in Boston, Mass. to discuss the region’s evolving energy landscape. van Welie focused his remarks on the ISO’s responsibility to maintain reliable power system operations while the industry undergoes rapid transformation.
ISO New England’s board of directors today elected Roberto Denis, who recently retired as Senior Vice President for NV Energy, to join the board. The board also re-elected Paul Levy and Christopher Wilson, who joined the board in 2006 and 2011, respectively. Mr. Denis, a 40-year veteran of the energy industry, brings extensive experience to the board, including planning power plants and transmission lines and monitoring the design and development of wholesale electricity markets.
The recording of the September 10, 2014, Quarterly Settlements Issues Forum webinar is now available in ISO-TEN or on the ISO website at Home > Markets and Operations > Settlements > Quarterly Settlements Forum Materials. These quarterly interactive, web-based meetings cover upcoming changes affecting ISO New England settlements and billing and are open to interested market participants. If you have any questions, please email the training team at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.
ISO New England hosted over 150 market participants, state regulators and policymakers, and other interested electricity industry stakeholders at the Seaport Hotel in Boston on September 11, 2014, to review the draft 2014 Regional System Plan (RSP). The ISO’s annual RSP presents the forecast for New England’s electricity needs over the next decade and describes how generation, demand-side resources, and transmission upgrades can help meet these needs. The public meeting gives stakeholders an additional opportunity to provide feedback on the RSP.
Requests to participate due October 1, December 1
On September 9, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order accepting the region’s proposed 2014/2015 Winter Reliability Program (WRP). Requests to Participate in the Oil Program, LNG Program, or Demand Response Program are due to ISO New England Customer Service by October 1, 2014. Dual Fuel Commissioning Requests are due by December 1, 2014. Learn more about the program and why the ISO is implementing a WRP for the coming winter.
The recording of the September 5, 2014, FCM Reconfiguration Auction webinar is now available via ISO-TEN or the ISO New England website at Participate > Training > Training Materials [Document Title: FCM Reconfiguration Auction Recording]. If you have any questions, please email the training team at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.