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The New England Power Pool (NEPOOL) was established in 1971 as a voluntary association of market participants from the six New England States.  The Participants Committee is the principal governing body of NEPOOL, which considers and acts on all matters affecting the New England region’s wholesale electric power arrangements, either directly or by delegation. The Participants Committee is made up of six energy Sectors in which every NEPOOL Participant, together with its Related Persons, is entitled to have a member and alternate.  The six Sectors are each represented by an Officer that is selected by the Sector on an annual basis. A Committee Chairperson is elected from among those Officers.  The Participants Committee meets monthly in a New England locale, typically in Boston or its environs, and has an annual Summer Meeting, typically at the end of June, at locations throughout the New England States.  


Sep 13  ISO-NE announces election of slate of Board members .  The slate elected includes a new Director, 
             Cheryl LaFleur, and
two incumbents, Barney Rush and Vickie VanZandt.  Ms. LaFleur, who was most recently a 
             FERC commissioner, will join the Board on October 1, 2019.  She replaces retiring Board member Raymond 
             Hill.  The Directors were elected, effective Oct 1, 2019, for 3-year terms (2019-2022).  This slate of candidates 
             was endorsed by the Participants Committee at its September 13 meeting. 
             View ISO NEwswire here and press release here.

Aug 30  FERC grants 6-month extension of time for New England's energy security market redesign filing.   
             
The FERC extended to April 15, 2020 the deadline for the filing of New England's long-term fuel security 
             mechanism.  View notice here.

Aug 27  Revised 2019 New England Energy Legislation Summary Posted.  The summary, revised to reflect 
             activity since the June 19, 2019 Summary was distributed and posted, is available here.

Aug 6    FERC issues notice that ISO-NE's Interim Winter Energy Security (Chapter 2B) Proposal became 
              effective by operation of law on Aug 5, 2019.
  The FERC issued a notice that, because it did not act on 
             ISO-NE’s filing (ER19-1428-001) on or before Aug 5 (“because of a lack of quorum at this time”), ISO-NE’s 
             proposal, as amended, became effective by operation of law pursuant to section 205 of the FPA, with an 
             effective date of May 28, 2019.  The Chapter 2B Notice may be viewed here.  
             The Chairman's and Commissioners’ statements may be viewed here: Chatterjee, Glick, McNamee, and LaFleur.



Sep 16            Variable Resources Working Group - TBD.  materials.

Sep 17            Transmission Committee - Westborough, MA DoubleTree Hotel.  materials.

Sep 18            Markets Committee - Westborough, MA DoubleTree Hotel.  materials.

Sep 23            Demand Resources Working Group - Holyoke, MA ISO-NE.  materials.

Sep 25            Reliability Committee - Westborough, MA DoubleTree Hotel.  materials.

Sep 26            PAC - Westborough, MA DoubleTree Hotel.  materials.

Sep 27            GIS Usability WG - teleconference.

Sep 27            Load Forecast Committee - Sturbridge, MA Publick House.  materials.
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