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NYISO Further Explores Carbon Pricing in Wholesale Power Markets

NYISO Further Explores Carbon Pricing in Wholesale Power Markets The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has released an array of options that it plans to explore to respond to changes in the state‚Äôs wholesale electricity markets, including slapping a price on carbon emissions to better incentivize more environmentally friendly options, according to its Power … Continue reading NYISO Further Explores Carbon Pricing in Wholesale Power Markets

New York ISO: Distributed solar largely to blame for declining load

New York ISO: Distributed solar largely to blame for declining load The New York ISO released a wide ranging report Thursday on its electric grid, predicting a declining load for the next decade with distributed solar largely to blame. The state’s grid is undergoing a transformation right now, driven by a mix of public policy … Continue reading New York ISO: Distributed solar largely to blame for declining load

Electric providers face concerned landowners as rehab of #NY’s aging power lines begins

Electric providers face concerned landowners as rehab of NY’s aging power lines begins New York State Electric & Gas is running into initial resistance in its attempt to improve transmission lines traversing three central New York counties. A battle is brewing across Broome, Cortland and Onondaga counties as property owners get early indications their land … Continue reading Electric providers face concerned landowners as rehab of #NY’s aging power lines begins

#Mitsubishi subsidiary seeks permits for $1.5B gas plant to send power to NYC

Mitsubishi subsidiary seeks permits for $1.5B gas plant to send power to NYC The North Bergen Liberty Generating project is sited on a 15-acre industrial lot being used by a demolition company that is already zoned for a power plant. Plant developer Diamond Generating is seeking permits from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection … Continue reading #Mitsubishi subsidiary seeks permits for $1.5B gas plant to send power to NYC

#Noreaster becomes #bomb_cyclone: Fierce winds, flooding, snow and coastal havoc ensue

Nor’easter becomes bomb cyclone: Fierce winds, flooding, snow and coastal havoc ensue High winds to cause widespread power outages, travel disruptions and property damage. Flooding rainfall in store for some locations, and coastal flooding will occur. Rain to end as snow in many areas, with risk of a foot or more of heavy, wet snow … Continue reading #Noreaster becomes #bomb_cyclone: Fierce winds, flooding, snow and coastal havoc ensue

January NYISO coal / oil generation shot up 202% on extreme cold

January NYISO coal/oil generation shot up 202% on extreme cold Coal/oil generation in the New York Independent System Operator footprint shot up 202.4% year on year in January, as nuclear generation remained the lead fuel source with a 16.2% year-on-year increase, according to ISO data. Total coal/oil generation averaged 9,748 MWh/d in January, compared with … Continue reading January NYISO coal / oil generation shot up 202% on extreme cold