• Spotlight: An Integrated Approach to Wind Power

    Watch a trio of videos detailing the work being done behind the scenes at ISO New England to weave wind energy into our operations, markets, and system planning procedures.

  • New! 2019 Regional Electricity Outlook (REO)

    Our traditional power grid is rapidly becoming a hybrid system of conventional, renewable, and distributed resources. The REO describes how the ISO is working to solve operational and market challenges that emerge during this major transformation.

  • Energize Your Career: Intern at the ISO!

    At ISO New England, interns spend the summer working with industry experts on projects that matter. You’ll apply what you’ve learned in school and develop marketable skills.

  • Capacity vs. Energy: a Primer

    Electricity is measured in both capacity and energy. Understanding the difference is critical to understanding how the power grid works.

  • Learn about our mission

    Operate the power grid. Run competitive wholesale electricity markets. Plan for future power system needs. ISO-NE helps keep New England’s homes, businesses, and services up and running 24/7, 365 days a year.

Today’s
Snapshot

AS OF 04/24/2019 08:15 AM

18,268

Available
Capacity (MW)

13,420

Forecasted Peak
Demand (MW)

2,478

Surplus
Capacity (MW)

13,639

Yesterday's Peak
Demand (MW)

Real-Time Data

System Demand

 

    
Forecasted (MW)
    
Actual (MW)

Fuel Mix

 

Internal hub Price

$21.24 Energy
$0.00 Congestion
$0.14 Line Loss
$21.38

System Status

Normal normal

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News

Winter 2018/2019 recap: What a difference a year makes

April 19, 2019

A year ago, Winter 2017/2018 included two weeks of bitter cold that challenged power system operations, but this past winter was marked by more moderate temperatures, leading to lower wholesale electricity prices and less stressful system conditions.

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2018 transmission-outage coordination stats and goals

April 5, 2019

ISO-NE coordinates the schedule for thousands of transmission-line maintenance outages to help ensure these outages do not compromise the reliability and economics of the power system. According to the ISO New England Transmission Equipment Outage Coordination 2018 report, ISO-NE had requests for almost 3,500 planned outages and handled over 800 unplanned outages last year.

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Regional transmission investment: Spring 2019 update

April 2, 2019

Since the October 2018 update, 10 upgrades were placed in service, and no new projects were added. Since 2002, a cumulative total of 797 project components representing an investment of $10.9 billion have been placed into service to help ensure that New England’s transmission system continues to reliably and efficiently move wholesale electricity across the region.

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