May 26, 2016
The 2015 Annual Markets Report, issued by the Internal Market Monitor at ISO-NE, concludes that New England’s wholesale power markets were competitive in 2015. The report found that average prices for both natural gas and wholesale electricity were the lowest since 2012. The total value of the region’s energy market was $5.9 billion, and the total value for all wholesale markets, including energy, capacity, and ancillary services, was $7.3 billion.
May 26, 2016
As the region gears up for a season of fun in the sun, ISO-NE prepares for conditions unique to the hot, humid summer months. Peak demand brought on by warmer weather and an increased reliance on energy-intensive technologies, such as air conditioning, can create complex challenges for the grid operator.
May 12, 2016
ISO New England has published its 2016-2025 Forecast Report of Capacity, Energy, Loads, and Transmission (CELT), a primary source for assumptions used in ISO system planning and reliability studies. It provides a 10-year snapshot of the New England power system, including the long-term forecast for electricity use. The forecast incorporates state and regional economic forecasts, 40 years of weather history in New England, results from the ISO’s latest energy-efficiency (EE) forecast and solar photovoltaic (PV) forecast, and other factors.