Wednesday
May082019

ISO-NE issues memo on resource re-entry, transmission security

ISO New England recently issued a memo to the New England Power Pool’s Participants Committee clarifying the ISO’s position on market re-entry of resources electing to retire, as well as related transmission security in the Northeastern Massachusetts/Boston area.

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Thursday
May022019

2019 forecast of capacity, energy, loads, and transmission is published by ISO-NE

Energy usage and peak demand will decline slightly over the next 10 years

On May 1, 2019, the ISO published the 2019-2028 Forecast Report of Capacity, Energy, Loads, and Transmission (CELT). The report is a primary source for assumptions used in ISO system planning and reliability studies. It provides a snapshot of the New England power system, including:

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Monday
Apr292019

Are you using ISO-NE's web subscription service to stay on top of new info?

The wholesale electricity industry is technical, fast paced, and loaded with data. It can be challenging to keep up with all of the information ISO New England produces daily about the region’s power grid and wholesale markets. Our My Subscriptions service can help you stay on top of new postings about ISO committee meetings, documents, key projects, and individual events that have been added to www.iso-ne.com. Just select items of interest, and you will be notified in an email to your PC or handheld device whenever new materials are published. 

Examples of popular subscriptions are FERC filings and orders; press releases; Regional Electricity Outlook reports; and a number of committees and working groups.

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Monday
Apr292019

Download spring update of ISO-NE’s Annual Work Plan

ISO New England’s spring update to its Annual Work Plan is now online. The work plan, published each September, outlines major priorities and activities for the year that are designed to improve upon existing ISO systems, practices, and services to New England. Detailed within are expected timelines and objectives related to planning/operations, markets, and capital projects. The ISO seeks stakeholder input on its work plan by sharing and discussing it with the Participants Committee. Ultimately, the work plan helps inform the ISO’s annual budget. For updates on markets projects, see the Wholesale Markets Project Plan page.

Friday
Apr262019

Monthly wholesale electricity prices and demand in New England, March 2019

Day-ahead and real-time prices up in March

Average wholesale power prices in March 2019 were up 7.6% in the Day-Ahead Energy Market and up 12.3% in the Real-Time Energy Market when compared to the previous year. The day-ahead energy price was $38.07 per megawatt-hour (MWh)* and the real-time energy price was $36.92/MWh in March.

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Thursday
Apr252019

EPRI expert to keynote the PAC's Grid Transformation Day

The ISO New England Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) is pleased to announce its keynote speaker at the May 23, Grid Transformation Day: Aidan Tuohy, Principal Project Manager at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Dr. Tuohy, pictured, is a leading expert on bulk power system integration of variable generation and DERs. He joined EPRI in October 2010 to work in the Grid Operations and Planning group, after completing his Ph.D. at University College Dublin, Ireland. EPRI is an internationally renowned non-profit that conducts R&D related to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of society.

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