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ISO (independent system operator)

June 3, 2022

NERC assessment highlights potential electricity reliability concern for central U.S.

September 14, 2021

Electric load in southern MISO fell as Hurricane Ida moved through Louisiana

December 21, 2020

EIA’s Hourly Electric Grid Monitor provides timely data about electricity usage patterns

May 22, 2020

Daytime electricity demand in New York City most affected by COVID-19 mitigation actions

May 7, 2020

Daily electricity demand impacts from COVID-19 mitigation efforts differ by region

May 6, 2020

Daily electricity demand in New York falls about 13% after COVID-19 mitigation efforts

April 6, 2020

EIA’s Hourly Electric Grid Monitor provides timely data about electricity usage patterns

August 21, 2019

EIA launches redesigned Hourly Electric Grid Monitor with new data and functionality

February 26, 2019

Extreme cold in the Midwest led to high power demand and record natural gas demand

November 8, 2018

Electricity residential retail choice participation has declined since 2014 peak

September 25, 2018

Summer average wholesale electricity prices in western U.S. were highest since 2008

July 2, 2018

Coal plant retirements and high summer electricity demand lower Texas reserve margin

February 28, 2018

The design and application of utility-scale battery storage varies by region

January 23, 2018

January’s cold weather affects electricity generation mix in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic

September 13, 2017

Hurricane Harvey caused electric system outages and affected wind generation in Texas

August 7, 2017

Solar eclipse on August 21 will affect photovoltaic generators across the country

July 24, 2017

California wholesale electricity prices are higher at the beginning and end of the day

March 6, 2017

U.S. wind generating capacity surpasses hydro capacity at the end of 2016

July 20, 2016

U.S. electric system is made up of interconnections and balancing authorities

April 5, 2016

Mild weather, ample natural gas supply curb Northeast winter power and natural gas prices

November 4, 2015

Texas expected to keep breaking records for wind generation as wind capacity grows

February 19, 2015

Wind generates more than 10% of Texas electricity in 2014

December 9, 2014

Increased solar and wind electricity generation in California are changing net load shapes

September 30, 2014

California’s subhourly wholesale electricity market opens to systems outside its footprint

January 21, 2014

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic power prices react to winter freeze and natural gas constraints

November 13, 2012

Despite customer outages, wholesale electric markets operated during Hurricane Sandy

August 10, 2012

Wholesale electricity prices are lower during the first half of 2012

July 12, 2012

Eastern electric systems tested during first summer 2012 heat wave

September 27, 2011

California electricity market reacted to the recent San Diego blackout

July 22, 2011

Wholesale electricity prices in New York City are the highest in the contiguous U.S.

April 22, 2011

Seasonal maintenance helps keep power online during summer and winter peaks

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