Friday
Jan132012

ISO-NE and stakeholders are developing Order 1000 compliance plans

ISO-NE is largely in compliance with FERC’s recent order on transmission planning and cost allocation

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 1000, issued July 21, 2011, provides a  roadmap for regional planning and cost allocation for transmission projects in North America. The order addresses several  complex issues that are deemed to be essential for open, transparent, and efficient transmission planning, but that have been addressed with varying success in different parts of the country.

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Monday
Dec192011

Happy Holidays from ISO New England

Thursday
Dec012011

ISO-NE launches Twitter page

A year ago, ISO New England launched this online publication to make it easier for market participants, stakeholders, members of the media, and consumers to find news and information about the New England power system and wholesale electricity markets. We have heard very positive feedback from our audiences on this publication and are continuing our commitment to bring you up-to-date industry information by launching a Twitter page.

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Monday
Nov072011

ISO-NE/NYISO conference highlights progress, challenges on the horizon in the Northeast

Industry experts, regulatory leaders, market participants, and other electricity stakeholders came together last week to talk all things energy at the “Energy Synergy: Competition and Innovation” conference in New York City on November 1.

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Thursday
Sep012011

Hurricane Irene and the New England power grid

Hurricane Irene will go down in the history books in New England. Massive flooding washed out roads and swept away bridges. High winds toppled trees and took down power lines. ISO New England and the Local Control Centers in the region, working with the owners of the region’s power system infrastructure, were in close communication before, during, and after the storm to ensure a coordinated approach to operation of the region’s power system.

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Monday
Dec272010

ISO-NE CEO interviewed for Boston Globe's "On the Hot Seat"

Boston Globe reporter Erin Ailworth traveled to ISO New England to speak with CEO Gordon van Welie about the challenges of running the grid. The interview appeared on November 28, 2010, as the Globe's "On the Hot Seat" feature of its business section. Read Ailworth's article, He keeps energy flowing, but worries about the future, on boston.com.