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ISO New England and its stakeholders are focused on securing power system reliability while facilitating the integration of clean-energy and distributed resources through several market enhancements. These Market Improvements for the Evolving Grid initiatives represent several key projects at the ISO – most notably:
Enabling distributed energy resources to participate in wholesale electricity markets as aggregations, in compliance with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s landmark Order
Identifying and implementing methodologies that will more accurately reflect resource contributions to resource adequacy in the Forward Capacity Market
Learn about other notable market-design initiatives planned or underway for the clean-energy future in the ISO’s Annual Work Plan. See also the Wholesale Markets Project Plan (WMPP), which outlines the current status of market initiatives, including estimated start of the stakeholder process, design status, and estimated earliest effective date.
The ISO continuously undertakes a variety of short- and long-term projects to enhance the region’s competitive wholesale electricity markets and ensure reliable operation of the power grid.