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Today’s
Snapshot

AS OF 09/25/2016 08:40 AM

18,421

Available
Capacity (MW)

13,730

Forecasted Peak
Demand (MW)

2,424

Surplus
Capacity (MW)

13,492

Yesterday's Peak
Demand (MW)

Real-Time Data

System Demand

 

    
Forecasted (MW)
    
Actual (MW)

Fuel Mix

 

Internal hub Price

$11.86 Energy
$0.04 Congestion
$-0.02 Line Loss
$11.88

System Status

Normal normal

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News

Spring 2016 markets report reviews wholesale market outcomes during March, April, and May 2016

September 7, 2016

The Spring 2016 Quarterly Markets Report prepared by ISO-NE’s Internal Market Monitor notes that the total wholesale cost of electricity during the three-month period was $1.02 billion, down 38% compared to the market value of $1.64 billion during the spring of 2015. The average real-time wholesale energy price was $22.10 per megawatt-hour, a decline of 40% compared to the spring of 2015. The year-over-year decline was driven by lower demand due to milder weather and lower natural gas prices.

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Results of three stakeholder-requested economic studies on wind development

September 2, 2016

In addition to the engineering studies conducted regularly to ensure long-term reliability of the region’s bulk power system, ISO New England conducts up to three economic studies annually at the request of regional stakeholders. Each study analyzes the economic impacts of a power system scenario developed by those requesting the study.

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Reminder: Next Regional System Plan to be issued in 2017; no 2016 public meeting or report

August 26, 2016

In response to stakeholder requests, ISO-NE will be publishing the next Regional System Plan (RSP) in 2017. The RSP summarizes the region’s progress to date in upgrading the power system to help ensure reliability and forecasts future needs and how they may be addressed. FERC approved the change in a March 11 letter order.

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Calendar

Introduction to Wholesale Electricity Markets (WEM 101)

September 26, 2016
9:00AM - 6:00PM

Introduction to Wholesale Electricity Markets (WEM 101)

September 27, 2016
8:30AM - 5:30PM

NEPOOL Transmission Committee

September 27, 2016
9:30AM - 4:00PM

Stability Task Force Meeting

September 27, 2016
9:30AM -

Introduction to Wholesale Electricity Markets (WEM 101)

September 28, 2016
8:30AM - 5:30PM

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