Monday
May132019

June CLG meeting will discuss energy efficiency in the capacity market

Save the Date! The next meeting of the New England Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) will be held June 20, 2019, from Noon — 3:30 p.m., at the DoubleTree Westborough Hotel. The topic is Energy Efficiency in the Forward Capacity Market: The Changing Landscape and Implications for Consumers. Registration is available and more information will be posted on the CLG webpage.

Monday
May132019

Regional air emissions 2017: long-term reduction trends continue 

Since 2001, SO2 down 98%, NOx down 74%, CO2 down 34%

Note: This article was updated following the publication of the final 2017 ISO New England Electric Generator Air Emissions Report.

Regional emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), and carbon dioxide (CO2) declined in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to data compiled for the 2017 ISO New England Electric Generator Air Emissions Report. The lower emissions were due largely to a decline in electricity generation by power plants that use fossil fuels. The year-over-year declines continued long-term reductions in the emissions produced by New England power plants.

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Monday
May132019

New! Critical Path Schedule Monitoring web-based training and three supplemental videos

ISO New England is pleased to announce the release of the following materials on our website.

Critical Path Schedule Monitoring    ***NEW***
Web-based training explaining the critical path schedule monitoring that occurs after the Forward Capacity Auction. Approx. viewing time is 17 minutes. (The preferred web browsers for viewing this are Internet Explorer or Firefox.)

Supplemental videos

Submitting a Simple Critical Path Schedule Report Using the FCTS
Video showing the steps to submit a simple critical path schedule report in the Forward Capacity Tracking System (FCTS). Approximate viewing time is 6 minutes.

Submitting a Full Critical Path Schedule Report Using the FCTS

Video showing the steps to submit a full critical path schedule report in the Forward Capacity Tracking System (FCTS). Approximate viewing time is 8 minutes.

How to Elect Critical Path Schedule Monitoring in the FCTS
Video showing how to elect critical path schedule monitoring using the Forward Capacity Tracking System (FCTS). Approximate viewing time is 4 minutes.

Email the training team with questions at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.

Monday
May132019

Register today: WEM 201 in June

Registration is open for Intermediate Wholesale Electricity Markets (WEM 201) to be held at The Hotel Northampton on June 11-13, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. This three-day course provides an intermediate-level treatment of energy market concepts, including unit commitment, locational marginal pricing (LMP), energy and reserve co-optimization, market interactions, settlement mechanics, and Financial Transmission Rights (FTRs). Note: The third day is filled with hands-on group exercises designed to reinforce the use of market tools to facilitate a better understanding of how to accomplish market goals. WEM 201 is intended for those with knowledge of the New England wholesale electricity markets at an introductory level who wish to advance to an intermediate level. Attendees should have at least two years of industry experience and/or attended WEM 101 to optimize the benefits of WEM 201, which builds on WEM 101. Attendance on all three days is required for completion. Register.

See the full classroom and webinar schedule. Email the training team with questions at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.

Monday
May132019

Now online: Presentations and recordings of FCM qualification webinars

The presentations and recordings of the following webinars that were held on May 2, 2019, are now available on the ISO New England website.

FCM New Capacity Qualification for Demand Capacity Resources
This webinar reviews the requirements associated with the submittal of the new capacity qualification package for demand capacity resource projects requesting participation in the Forward Capacity Auction for the 2023-2024 Capacity Commitment Period (FCA 14).

FCM New Capacity Qualification for Generation and Imports
This webinar reviews the requirements associated with the submittal of the new capacity qualification package for generating and import capacity resource projects requesting participation in the Forward Capacity Auction for the 2023-2024 Capacity Commitment Period (FCA 14). It also includes a segment on import capacity resources with Elective Transmission Upgrades (ETU).

Monday
May132019

Now online: Training materials for WEM 101

Training materials from Introduction to Wholesale Electricity Markets (WEM 101) conducted on April 29-May 3, 2019, are now posted to the ISO New England website. This is a comprehensive five-day course about the New England wholesale electricity markets including an introduction to the Forward Capacity Market. It is intended for individuals who are new to the New England wholesale electricity markets or who need a refresher.