The Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) is an open stakeholder forum that provides input and feedback to ISO New England on the regional system planning process, which involves:
Final reports, needs assessments (including economic studies), solutions studies, and other information can be accessed below. The ISO performs these assessments, studies, etc., as prescribed by the ISO Tariff, Section II (Open Access Transmission Tariff), Attachment K: Regional System Planning Process. They form the foundation for the Regional System Plan.
PAC meetings are public, and any entity can designate a member to the PAC. This includes:
Generator owners, marketers, load serving entities, merchant transmission owners, and participating transmission owners, including any New England Power Pool (NEPOOL) participant representatives
To designate a PAC member or members, email PAC Secretary Marc Lyons. Please identify the name of the entity to be represented by the member(s), and the name, address, telephone number, fax number, and email address for each member.
For more information on the PAC’s roles and operation, please see the ISO Tariff, Section II (Open Access Transmission Tariff), Attachment K: Regional System Planning Process.
Some materials in this section contain CEII. Your browser cannot access them without a digital certificate issued by ISO New England. If you are not a market participant, request access to CEII PAC materials. If you are a market participant, contact your organization’s Security Administrator (SA) for the ISO’s Customer and Assets Management System (CAMS). Your SA must enter you into the CAMS database and assign you the necessary roles and permissions. Note: All ISO and stakeholder-submitted material marked as “Critical Energy Infrastructure Information,” “CEII,” or the like are posted to the ISO website with restricted access. ISO New England is not otherwise responsible for reviewing, categorizing, or protecting materials submitted by stakeholders.