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AS OF 03/25/2019 08:35 AM


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$20.56 Energy
$0.04 Congestion
$0.02 Line Loss

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Average annual power price rose in 2018, but was still lower than first full year of markets

March 12, 2019

Wholesale prices rose in 2018 because the cost of natural gas, the primary fuel used to produce electricity, was higher. Higher consumer demand for power was also a factor, as well as an extreme cold spell during the first week of January that caused prices to spike. Overall, since 2004, the average annual price of wholesale electricity in New England has fallen 19%. Read more in the press release.

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FERC accepts energy storage tariff revisions

February 26, 2019

The new rules allow emerging storage technologies to be dispatched in the Real-Time Energy Market in a manner that more fully recognizes their ability to transition continuously and rapidly between a charging state and a discharging state and provides a means for their simultaneous participation in the energy, reserves, and regulation markets. Changes become effective April 1, 2019.

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Tenth annual CLG report posted

March 12, 2019

ISO New England and the Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) Coordinating Committee recently issued the 2018 Report of the Consumer Liaison Group, which summarizes the activities of the CLG and other consumer-related wholesale electricity industry topics during 2018.

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Demand Resources Working Group

March 26, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM

NEPOOL Transmission Committee

March 27, 2019
9:30AM - 2:45PM

NEPOOL Budget & Finance Subcommittee Meeting

March 28, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Reliability Committee

March 29, 2019
9:30AM - 4:00PM

NEPOOL Load Forecast Committee (LFC) Meeting

March 29, 2019
1:00PM - 2:30PM

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