“At ISO New England, we are united behind a mission and vision that inspire us, and committed to living our core values in our interactions with each other and our stakeholders.”
—Gordon van Welie
President & CEO
Clarity of purpose is the starting point for all success. The ISO’s mission, vision, and values define our purpose—these values serve as the cultural cornerstones of the organization.
Through collaboration and innovation, ISO New England plans the transmission system, administers the region’s wholesale markets, and operates the power system to ensure reliable and competitively priced wholesale electricity.
To harness the power of competition and advanced technologies to reliably plan and operate the grid as the region transitions to clean energy.
Our Core Values
Leveraging skills, experience, and industry knowledge to solve complex problems
ISO New England maintains a highly technical, skilled and diverse staff, many of whom are experts in their respective fields and all of whom are essential to the success of the organization’s mission.
We value each other and our stakeholders
ISO New England promotes a positive work culture, treats all people with dignity, and cares deeply about the wellbeing of its employees; we value diversity, equity, and inclusion, which we cultivate internally and in all stakeholder interactions.
Demonstrate commitment through integrity and accountability to each other and to all stakeholders
We have a long history of reliability in operating the grid, power system planning, and being available to serve and support all stakeholders; we are dedicated to our mission and take pride in our work and approach our responsibilities with enthusiasm and professionalism.
Ingenuity and inventiveness, developing new solutions to serve the region
Through creativity and ingenuity, we remain at the forefront of grid operation, market administration, and power system planning. We are always looking to create novel and more effective solutions to address complex industry challenges.
Working together to meet our mutual goals
ISO New England’s employees are committed to teamwork and the flow of ideas within and between business functions and with stakeholders to achieve efficient and effective outcomes for the ISO and the region.