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.

View the press release and full report.

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.

Friday
May082015

ISO-NE unveils new online resource for FCM participants

The FCM Participation Guide provides quick and easy access to instructions for operating in the region’s Forward Capacity Market

Interested in qualifying a new capacity resource? Forgot how to submit a delist bid? Need to shed a capacity supply obligation? You can quickly find instructions for all that and more in the ISO’s new FCM Participation Guide. The ISO developed the online guide in response to stakeholder requests for additional guidance on completing FCM processes.

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Tuesday
May052015

Webinar: Q2 Settlements Issues Forum

ISO New England’s Quarterly Settlements Issues Forum for second quarter 2015 will be held June 18, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. The web conference covers upcoming changes affecting settlements and billing and is open to interested market participants. Register today. If you have any questions, please email the training team at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.