November 30, 2023

ISO-NE Planning Advisory Committee

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New England Transmission Owners Issue Draft Asset Condition Forecast Database
The New England Transmission Owners released a draft asset condition forecast database for the ISO-NE Planning Advisory Committee and outlined updates to the asset condition project stakeholder review process.
ISO-NE Prices Transmission Upgrades Needed by 2050: up to $26B
Transmission upgrades that are needed to avoid overloads in a fully electrified New England by 2050 could cumulatively cost between $22 billion and $26 billion, ISO-NE told its Planning Advisory Committee.
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New England TOs Propose Asset Condition Project Database

The New England Transmission Owners outlined a proposal for a new asset condition project database at ISO-NE’s Planning Advisory Committee.

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ISO-NE Projects Decrease in Gas, Increase in Coal and Oil for 2032
ISO-NE expects system emissions to fall by nearly half by 2032 as gas generation declines, but projects coal and oil generation to increase to cover winter peak loads.
ISO-NE Outlines Economic Challenges of Decarbonization
ISO-NE told its Planning Advisory Committee that decarbonization may require increased dispatchable generation, storage and capacity.
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States Press New England TOs on Asset Condition Projects
NESCOE pressed transmission owners to increase the transparency of their asset condition projects and incorporate them into ISO-NE’s planning process.
ISO-NE Planners Outline Potential Solutions for 2050 Tx Overloads
ISO-NE is studying line upgrades and new 345-kV and HVDC lines to address expected reliability violations in its 2050 Transmission Study.
2050 Tx Study Finds Thousands of Miles of Overloads in ISO-NE
The preliminary results of ISO-NE’s 2050 Transmission Study suggests that New England will need to build new transmission and shift existing resources.
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ISO-NE Presents Preliminary 2050 Tx Study Scope
ISO-NE presented to the PAC its scope of work and modeling assumptions for its 2050 Transmission Study.
ISO-NE Planning Advisory Committee Briefs: Oct. 20, 2021
The ISO-NE PAC received a project list update for the Regional System Plan that included 12 new projects to resolve thermal overloads and voltage violations.

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