Sixth “ISO on Background” Session Will Focus on New England’s First
Energy-Efficiency Forecast

Media briefing will discuss the New England states’ investment in energy efficiency and the forecast for future reductions in electricity use

HOLYOKE, Mass.--()--ISO New England Inc., the operator of the region’s bulk power system and wholesale electricity markets, will host an informational media briefing on Wednesday, December 12, on the development and findings of the first multistate, long-term forecast of energy-efficiency reductions in the nation.

The New England states’ investment in energy-efficiency programs has resulted in reductions in electricity consumption, and projections show more electricity savings are expected over the next 10 years, according to the forecast completed earlier this year by ISO New England.

The briefing for reporters will provide an overview of how the ISO forecasts energy consumption and peak demand levels for each of the next 10 years, the role of energy-efficiency programs in the region, the development of a multistate energy-efficiency forecast model, and regional results of the forecast.

What:

   

ISO on Background media briefing: Energy-Efficiency Forecast

 

When:

Wednesday, December 12, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. via WebEx conference call
 

Who:

Anne George, Vice President, External Affairs and Communications
Stephen J. Rourke, Vice President, System Planning
 

How:

Register by contacting Rebecca Johnson by 9 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, at (413) 535-4309 or rjohnson@iso-ne.com. Call-in details will be provided to registrants.

 

About ISO on Background
ISO on Background provides members of the media with an informal opportunity to learn more about the trends affecting New England’s electricity industry and ISO New England’s role in the region’s power system. Each presenter will provide objective analysis on an issue or topic. After the presentation, the call is opened to questions from the media. The sessions are on the record.

Created in 1997, ISO New England is the independent, not-for-profit corporation responsible for the reliable operation of New England’s electric power generation and transmission system, overseeing and ensuring the fair administration of the region’s wholesale electricity markets, and managing comprehensive regional electric power planning.

Contacts

ISO New England Inc.
Ellen Foley, 413-535-4139
or
Marcia Blomberg, 413-540-4555
or
Lacey Ryan, 413-540-4483

Release Summary

ISO New England Inc. will host a media briefing on Wednesday, December 12, on the first multistate, long-term forecast of energy-efficiency reductions in the nation.

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Contacts

ISO New England Inc.
Ellen Foley, 413-535-4139
or
Marcia Blomberg, 413-540-4555
or
Lacey Ryan, 413-540-4483