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NYISO is On-Trend in 2018

Utility Dive’s Gavin Bade recently published an article, “10 Trends Shaping the Power Sector in 2018.” Here at the NYISO, we agree that 2018 is going to be an exciting year in energy advancements. New York is on the cutting edge of a new energy economy, and the NYISO is actively engaged in planning for that future.


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NYISO Celebrates 4th Anniversary of Control Center

The NYISO’s Control Center celebrates a milestone. Four years ago, this state-of-the-art facility took control of the electrical grid, ensuring reliability and security of the New York power system. READ MORE

Electricity History: Steinmetz’s Birthday

April 9 is Charles Steinmetz’s birthday. The NYISO recognizes the great contributions Steinmetz made to the energy industry. READ MORE

Electricity History: Brush’s Birthday

The NYISO recognizes Charles Brush’s birthday, and the contributions he made to the power industry when he established the first-ever power supply system in New York State. READ MORE

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… READ MORE

A portrait of George Westinghouse

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… 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