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New York Bulk Transmission Permitting Process (NY)

The steps of the New York bulk transmission permitting process are summarized in the chart below. Roll over each section for a summary of the regulations and permits it covers. Click a section to learn more about the required permits and regulations related to that topic.

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Bulk Transmission Development in New York

The New York electric grid is part of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) Eastern Interconnection. In New York, Northeast Power Coordinating Council is the regional entity, under NERC, charged with developing reliability standards and monitoring compliance for all owners, operators and users of the bulk electric system. New York has one balancing authority: New York Independent System Operator (NYISO). NYISO oversees the operation of the bulk electric power system, administers the state’s wholesale electricity markets, and provides comprehensive reliability planning for the state’s bulk electricity system.

In New York, there are investor-owned, independent, and municipal transmission providers, including:

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