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New York Independent System Operator, Inc.

New York Capacitor/Phasor Measurement Project


In the New York State Capacitor/Phasor Measurement Project, the New York Independent System Operator, Inc. (NYISO) and its eight transmission owner (TO) subrecipients deployed phasor measurement units (PMUs), phasor data concentrators (PDCs), and smart gridenabled capacitors. These devices provide the NYISO with enhanced transmission grid monitoring capabilities for the New York Control Area (NYCA). Project participants also deployed new software to assist in determining realā€time grid stability margins.

Contact Information

Jack Barsky
Director, IT Software Technologies
The New York Independent System Operator, Inc.

Recipient: New York Independent System Operator, Inc.
HQ State: New York
Total Budget: $70,336,403
Federal Share: $35,138,211
Funding Program:
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Targeted Benefits:
  • Improved Electric Service Reliability and Power Quality
  • Optimized Generator Operation
  • Reduced Costs from Line Losses
  • Reduced Wide-Scale Blackouts

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