• What’s in store for summer?

    Adequate electricity supplies are expected to meet peak consumer demand for electricity under both typical and extreme weather conditions. EE and BTM PV are forecasted to reduce the summer peak by 3,600 MW.

  • Spotlight: An Integrated Approach to Wind Power

    Watch a trio of videos detailing the work being done behind the scenes at ISO New England to weave wind energy into our operations, markets, and system planning procedures.

  • New! 2019 Regional Electricity Outlook (REO)

    Our traditional power grid is rapidly becoming a hybrid system of conventional, renewable, and distributed resources. The REO describes how the ISO is working to solve operational and market challenges that emerge during this major transformation.

  • Capacity vs. Energy: a Primer

    Electricity is measured in both capacity and energy. Understanding the difference is critical to understanding how the power grid works.

  • 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.


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$45.60 Energy
$0.00 Congestion
$-0.09 Line Loss

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ISO-NE’s Rachel Wilkins-Thurman featured in the WPI Journal

July 9, 2019

Rachel Wilkins-Thurman, ISO New England Lead Outage Coordinator, has been featured as the cover story of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Journal Summer 2019 edition. Rachel, a 2008 graduate of WPI’s Power Systems Management program, reminisces on her childhood, describes her career path and highlights her current role at ISO New England.

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Work underway on ISO-NE’s first Order 1000 RFP

July 10, 2019

ISO New England plans to issue its first competitive solicitation for transmission to address deficiencies caused by the retirement of the Mystic Generation Station in the mid-2020s. ISO began studying whether the closure of the power plant, one of the largest in New England, would cause any transmission needs in Greater Boston. The results yielded an ISO plan to issue its first request for proposals (RFP) for a competitively-selected regulated transmission solution.

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Summer interns meet system operators, tour backup control room

July 11, 2019

On June 26, the summer interns traveled to the Backup Control Center in Windsor, Conn. for a tour and overview of a day-in-the-life of a system operator. The students were given a crash course in control room operation, learned the specific responsibilities of each system operator, and given real-time demonstrations of how discrepancies on the grid are managed.

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Demand Resources Working Group (CANCELLED)

July 24, 2019
9:00AM - 10:00AM

Power Supply Planning Committee

July 25, 2019
9:30AM - 4:00PM

NEPOOL Markets Committee Meeting

July 30, 2019
9:30AM - 4:00PM

Webinar: New England External Transaction Tool User Interface

July 30, 2019
2:00PM - 3:30PM

NEPOOL Participants Committee Meeting

August 2, 2019
10:00AM - 2:30PM

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