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Monday, March 22, 2010

NYISO on the Smarter, Cleaner, Greener Grid

NYISO Hosts Symposium on the Future of the Grid
April 27 Event to Focus on Making the Grid Smarter, Cleaner and Greener

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is hosting a symposium, Planning the Sustainable Grid, that will bring together experts from across the country to discuss critical issues in electric energy and grid reliability.  Panel discussions at the symposium will feature energy, planning and environmental experts, and will focus on:
  • Development of broader regional markets for wholesale electricity 
  • The electric industry and the carbon constrained economy 
  • Enhanced interregional planning for the electric system and integration of clean and renewable energy resources
Symposium attendees will include policymakers and regulators, energy sector professionals, legal and financial advisors, economists, energy developers, large energy users, environmental managers and consultants, news media representatives and members of business organizations and nonprofit groups.

The event is free to attend. However, early registration is encouraged due to limited space available. If interested, registration is through the NYISO’s symposium website,, or by calling NYISO at (518) 356-6274.

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is a not-for-profit corporation that began operations in 1999. The NYISO operates New York’s bulk electricity grid, administers the state’s wholesale electricity markets and conducts comprehensive planning for the state’s bulk electricity system.