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Today’s
Snapshot

AS OF 02/11/2016 08:55 AM

22,717

Available
Capacity (MW)

18,500

Forecasted Peak
Demand (MW)

1,382

Surplus
Capacity (MW)

17,677

Yesterday's Peak
Demand (MW)

Real-Time Data

System Demand

 
    
Forecasted (MW)
    
Actual (MW)

Fuel Mix

 

Internal hub Price

$47.80 Energy
$0.00 Congestion
$0.44 Line Loss
$48.24

System Status

Normal normal

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News

FCA #10 secured sufficient power system resources, at a lower price, for grid reliability

February 11, 2016

New England’s Forward Capacity Market auction procured sufficient resources to meet demand in 2019-2020, and with more than 1,400 MW of new generating capacity that will help replace recently retired and retiring generators. The 2016 auction clearing price is 25% lower than last year’s auction.

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New England readies to move ahead with full integration of demand response

February 4, 2016

With the US Supreme Court’s January 25 opinion on FERC v EPSA, New England now has a clear path forward for enabling demand-response resources to participate fully in the region’s wholesale electricity marketplace. The court opinion affirmed the ability of FERC to establish rules for demand response—a matter that had been in question since May 2014 when the DC Circuit of the US Court of Appeals ruled that FERC did not have this jurisdiction.

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December’s average power price dropped to the second-lowest level in 13 years

February 3, 2016

Continuing mild weather dampened demand for both natural gas and power in New England in December. The result was the second-lowest average wholesale electricity price and the fourth-lowest natural gas price in New England since 2003. December 2015 was marked by the mildest temperatures of any December since at least 1960, and the lowest total electricity consumption of any December since 2003, when New England’s competitive wholesale electricity markets in their current form were launched.

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Calendar

Reliability Committee

February 16, 2016
9:30AM - 2:00PM

Planning Advisory Committee

February 17, 2016
9:30AM - 4:00PM

Planning Advisory Committee (CANCELLED)

February 18, 2016
9:30AM - 4:00PM

Energy-Efficiency Forecast Working Group

February 19, 2016
10:00AM - 12:00PM

NEPOOL Transmission Committee

February 23, 2016
9:30AM - 11:30AM

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