ISO New England 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. Select long-term projects of significance are called key projects, and related information is grouped together for stakeholder convenience. Such information may include committee materials, regulatory filings and orders, and other related materials—many of which are also accessible in other parts of the website.
Accommodating public policy resources into the Forward Capacity Market (FCM)
Implementing a two-settlement design (aka, “Pay-for-Performance”) to strengthen financial incentives for all resources in the Forward Capacity Market (FCM) to perform during stressed system conditions
Implementing a demand curve for use in the region’s Forward Capacity Market (FCM)
Information and materials related to a key ISO project to develop a methodology that would allow two or more interconnection requests to be analyzed in the same system impact study and share costs
Implementing a Financial Transmission Right with a term of one year or more that is awarded by direct allocation or auction
Examining how anticipated generation and fuel-mix combinations in the future could affect operation of the bulk power system over a winter period and developing near-, mid-, and long-term approaches to address these evolving industry trends and improve energy security in the region.
Ensuring ISO compliance with Order 745: Demand Response Compensation in Organized Wholesale Energy Markets from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission