• New! 2019 Regional System Plan (RSP)

    Developed once every three years, the RSP is a comprehensive planning report on the status of the New England power system and the resources needed to maintain reliability over a 10-year horizon.

  • New! Interconnection Process Guide

    ISO-NE has launched an online how-to guide for interconnecting small and large generators and elective transmission upgrades to the New England power system.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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ISO-NE develops information resource on distributed generation interconnection

October 15, 2019

With high solar PV interconnection requests on portions of the distribution system, the ISO’s Section I.3.9 process is being triggered more often than it was in the past. The ISO has developed a handout on DG interconnection to explain the Section I.3.9 requirements and to provide useful info to state officials, developers, and other stakeholders as they consider changes to their state interconnection processes.

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ISO-NE engineer puts degree to use growing giant pumpkins

November 1, 2019

The fluctuating high- and low-temperatures in early New England spring can be damaging or even deadly to plants. Using his electrical engineering expertise, Joe Roberts constructed a PV solar-powered system to recharge a battery that sends radiant heat into his pumpkin patch via resistance cables. He even presented his project to the Springfield, Massachusetts IEEE meeting last fall.

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Real-time prices lowest for September since at least 2003, third-lowest month overall

October 25, 2019

Average wholesale power prices in September 2019 were down 50.3% in the Real-Time Energy Market when compared to the previous year, falling to $20.45 per megawatt-hour (MWh)*. These prices mark the third-lowest average for any month since March 2003, when the region’s current markets launched, and the lowest of any September in that time.

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NEPOOL Load Forecast Committee (LFC) Meeting

November 18, 2019
9:30AM - 12:00PM

NEPOOL Reliability Committee

November 19, 2019
9:30AM - 4:30PM

Planning Advisory Committee

November 20, 2019
9:30AM - 4:30PM

NEPOOL Demand Resources Working Group (CANCELLED)

November 21, 2019
9:00AM - 10:00AM

NEPOOL Budget & Finance Subcommittee Meeting

November 25, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM

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