• What’s in store for summer?

    Adequate electricity supplies are expected to meet peak consumer demand for electricity. EE and BTM PV are forecasted to reduce the summer peak by 4,100 MW; societal changes in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic also expected to affect demand.

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Response

    ISO-NE is providing regular updates on its business continuity and pandemic response actions as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.

  • 2020 Regional Electricity Outlook (REO)

    The REO describes the decarbonization journey happening in New England and how the ISO is working to ensure a reliable power system and competitive wholesale electricity markets that will enable the clean-energy future.

  • ISO-NE Is In Search of Talent!

    Work for a company that supports creativity, communication, and professional growth. Check out all we have to offer on our newly updated ISO Talent pages!

  • Learn about our mission

    Operate the power grid. Run competitive wholesale electricity markets. Plan for future power system needs. ISO-NE helps keep New England’s homes, businesses, and services up and running 24/7, 365 days a year.


AS OF 05/25/2020 08:41 AM


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Forecasted Peak
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Real-Time Data

System Demand


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Fuel Mix


Internal hub Price

$23.07 Energy
$0.00 Congestion
$0.08 Line Loss

System Status

Normal normal

More Real-Time Data


Energy use and peak demand will increase slightly over next 10 years

May 1, 2020

ISO-NE has published the 2020-2029 Forecast Report of Capacity, Energy, Loads, and Transmission (CELT), a primary source for assumptions used in ISO system planning and reliability studies. The primary factors for the increase in energy usage and peak demand are the additional energy and loads resulting from the new electrification forecast for electric vehicles and air-source heat pumps.

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Average real-time electricity lowest in market history

April 29, 2020

Mild weather, low fuel prices, and a drop in consumer demand for electricity due to the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to real-time wholesale power prices in March 2020 being the lowest of any month since the launch of the current market structure in March 2003.

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New “Transition to the Future Grid” key project page

April 29, 2020

ISO-NE is collaborating with regional stakeholders and the states to further assess and explore potential market and reliability issues in light of evolving state energy and environmental policies. Follow the stakeholder process on the new Transition to the Future Grid key project page.

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