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Integrating DERs into the Power Grid

At the NYISO, we’re responsible for the reliability of the bulk electric system – a significant challenge that means most of the time we’re focused on high voltage transmission lines and large central station generating assets. But just as innovation has transformed other parts of our economy, we’re seeing a revolution in the energy industry spurred on by new technology.

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A portrait of George Westinghouse

Today in Electricity History: Westinghouse’s Birthday

George Westinghouse was born on October 6, 1846 in Central Bridge, NY. He became a prominent entrepreneur and engineer who, as a leading promoter of the alternating current system, played a major role in the development of the… READ MORE

A photograph of transmission lines in a power grid

An Efficient Electricity Marketplace

Our markets are powering New York responsibly for the benefit of consumers, the economy, and the environment. Under NYISO wholesale energy markets, New York’s electric system has improved fuel efficiency, encouraged the addition of new generation infrastructure, addressed reliability… READ MORE

Emilie Nelson explains how the NYISO works around the clock to meet consumer needs and enhance reliability

Reliably Powering New York

Every minute of every day, we use cutting edge technology to coordinate the flow of electricity from hundreds of sources over 11,000 circuit miles of transmission lines. We work around the clock to meet consumers’ needs, modernize the… READ MORE