The long-term load forecast sets out the 10-year projections of electric energy usage and seasonal peak demand in New England. The ISO develops forecasts for the region, state, and different zones. Different versions of the forecast reflect energy and peak demand both before and after the impacts of state-sponsored energy-efficiency programs projected by the Energy-Efficiency Forecast and behind-the-meter photovoltaics (PV) projected by the Distributed Generation Forecast.
The long-term load forecast is used to help:
The Load Forecast Committee provides input on the development of the long-term load forecast.