Highlights from ISO-NE Forward Capacity Auction (FCA10)


On February 11th 2016, ISO-NE concluded its 10th Forward Capacity Auction (FCA). This was the second auction under the re-designed capacity market structure that includes an ISO-wide demand curve (variable reserve requirement or VRR) and the pay for performance initiative. 

In this webinar, ICF experts analyze the results of this latest ISO-NE capacity auction, including key outcomes of the auction, changes from the previous auction, ICF’s explanation of the results and going-forward expectations. Key discussion points will include: 

  • Why prices were lower than market expectations 
  • New capacity resources that cleared the auction 
  • Participation of Demand Resources and expectations going forward 
  • Expectations for upcoming FCAs
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