Tuesday
Dec182018

ISO-NE analyzes potential impact of offshore wind during historic cold spell

Acting on a request from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), ISO New England recently released a high-level assessment of the potential impact of offshore wind on the region’s power system during the historic cold snap from December 24, 2017 to January 8, 2018.

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Monday
Dec172018

Upcoming webinar: FCM Delisting

Registration is open for the webinar, FCM Delisting that will be held on January 24, 2019, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. This webinar will provide market participants with information about the Internal Market Monitor's (IMM) delist cost review process as well as how to complete the IMM's published cost workbooks according to the current market rule. Email the training team with questions at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.

Monday
Dec172018

Upcoming webinar: FCM Existing Capacity Qualification Process

Registration is open for the webinar, FCM Existing Capacity Qualification Process that will be held on January 10, 2019, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. This webinar will inform market participants of the existing capacity qualification process for generation, imports, and demand resources that are participating in the fourteenth Forward Capacity Auction (FCA #14) to be held in February 2020 for the 2023-2024 Capacity Commitment Period. Email the training team with questions at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.

Thursday
Dec132018

Distributed Generation Forecast Working Group requests survey data for 2019 forecast

ISO New England is calling for solar photovoltaic (PV) interconnection survey data from distribution owners for its 2019 distributed generation forecast, as announced at the December 10, 2018, meeting of the Distributed Generation Forecast Working Group (DGFWG). Survey data for all of 2018 must be sent to ddfwgsurvey@iso-ne.com by January 22, 2019. Here are other key milestones for the 2019 DG forecast:

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Wednesday
Dec122018

Argonne National Laboratory helps ISO-NE system operators prepare for impacts of major winter storm 

A “classic” Nor’easter can be anything but routine to the power grid

Nor’easters are a trademark of New England winters but the timing, intensity, and impact of such storms are far from predictable. ISO system operators must be prepared to operate the grid through a wide variety of wintertime scenarios.

This year, scientists from the Argonne National Laboratory studied previous Nor’easters and provided the ISO with a detailed analysis of the potential effects a major winter storm could have on the New England power system.

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Wednesday
Dec122018

Now online: Presentation and recording of Q4 Settlements Issues Forum webinar

The presentation and recording of the December 6, 2018, Quarterly Settlements Forum  webinar are now available on the ISO New England website. The webinar presents information on ISO New England settlements and billing, including the following topics: energy storage devices, capacity supply obligation (CSO) cover changes, and Forward Capacity Market (FCM) substitution auction. Email the training team with questions at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.