Thursday
May032018

Now online: Presentations and recordings of FCM capacity qualification webinars for DR, Gen, and Imports

The presentations and recordings of the May 1, 2018, FCM New Capacity Qualification for Demand Resources and FCM New Capacity Qualification for Generation and Imports webinars are now available on the ISO New England website. The webinars review the requirements associated with the submittal of the new capacity qualification package for the Forward Capacity Auction for the 2022-2023 Capacity Commitment Period (FCA #13). Email the training team with questions at MkTraining@iso-ne.com.

Thursday
May032018

ISO-NE successfully completes FERC audit of competitive transmission planning process, financial requirements, and more

On April 18, 2018, ISO New England received a successful audit report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Division of Audits and Accounting (DAA). The audit evaluated the ISO’s compliance during the period of July 10, 2013, through June 30, 2017, with the ISO Open Access Transmission Tariff; FERC Order No. 1000, which established new electric transmission planning and cost allocation requirements; and FERC’s accounting, reporting, and record-retention requirements. The DAA found no incidents of noncompliance.

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Thursday
May032018

A regional first: New Englanders used less grid electricity midday than while they were sleeping on April 21

Solar power also pushes past 2,300 megawatts (MW) for first time

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the right combination of sunshine and mild weather led to light consumer demand on the high-voltage electric power system, coupled with record-high output from the more than 130,000 solar power installations in the region. The result was that midday grid demand dipped below overnight demand for the first time ever in New England.

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Wednesday
May022018

ISO-NE CEO keynotes New England Council’s regional energy forum

On April 27, ISO-NE’s president and CEO Gordon van Welie provided the keynote address to more than 130 people attending the New England Council’s (NEC) Regional Energy Forum at St. Anselm College’s New Hampshire Institute of Politics. van Welie covered the region’s changing energy landscape and discussed how fuel security, especially in the winter, poses power grid reliability risks.

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Tuesday
May012018

Summer 2018 outlook: adequate electricity supplies expected

Under normal weather conditions, New England is expected to have sufficient resources to meet peak consumer demand for electricity this summer, according to ISO New England. Tight supply margins could develop if forecasted peak system conditions associated with extreme hot and humid weather occur. If this happens, ISO New England will take steps to manage New England’s electricity supply and demand and maintain power system reliability. View the press release.

Tuesday
May012018

Now online: ISO-NE’s annual financial report

ISO New England's 2017 Financial Report includes the company’s audited financial statements preceded by a discussion and analysis of last year's operations and impacts on our financial position. You can find it at iso-ne.com under About Us > Corporate Governance> Financial and Performance Reports.

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