RENSSELAER, NY (01/22/2020) (readMedia)-- New York ISO President and CEO Rich Dewey today presented stakeholders with his 'State of the Grid' address, focusing on pro-active steps the NYISO is taking to shape the grid of the future.
The wide-ranging remarks focused on every aspect of the NYISO's business and its role in managing New York's bulk electricity grid and wholesale energy markets as the state works to meet the aggressive requirements laid out in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA).
Many of the themes discussed by Mr. Dewey are further detailed in the recently issued Grid in Transition report, which addressed several key areas, including:
Mr. Dewey also highlighted some of the significant planning work scheduled for 2020, some of which is already underway or completed, including:
Mr. Dewey's address reflected his vision and mission and the leadership necessary to address the unprecedented changes transforming New York's power system. By collaborating with stakeholders and policymakers, the NYISO is committed to enabling this transformation through competitive markets while maintaining its core missions of reliability and economic efficiency.
About the New York ISO
The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is a not-for-profit corporation responsible for operating the state's bulk electricity grid, administering New York's competitive wholesale electricity markets, conducting comprehensive long-term planning for the state's electric power system, and advancing the technological infrastructure of the electric system serving the Empire State.