NYISO ICAP Capacity Market Description
The New York Installed Capacity (ICAP) market serves to maintain reliability of the bulk power system by procuring sufficient resource capability to meet expected maximum energy needs plus an Installed Reserve Margin (IRM). Here is a calendar of upcoming and past energy auctions for the NYISO capacity market.
NYISO capacity auctions are conducted on a seasonal and monthly basis, with seasonal auctions for the summer capability period (May through October) and winter capability period (November through April). Monthly auctions provide additional opportunities for capacity purchases and sales. Lastly, the NYISO’s monthly “Spot auctions” ensure that all capacity procurement obligations are adequately secured.
Offer / Bid Period Opens
Offer / Bid Period Closes
Auction Results Posted
|September Spot Market Auction||8/25/2023||8/28/2023||8/30/2023|
|October Spot Market Auction||9/25/2023||9/26/2023||9/28/2023|
|Strip Auction for Winter Capability Period (Nov ’23 thru April ’24)||9/28/2023||9/29/2023||10/3/2023|
|November Spot Market Auction||10/25/2023||10/26/2023||10/30/2023|
|December Spot Market Auction||11/22/2023||11/27/2023||11/29/2023|
|January Spot Market Auction||12/21/2023||12/26/2023||12/28/2023|
|February Spot Market Auction||1/25/2024||1/26/2024||1/30/2024|
|March Spot Market Auction||2/23/2024||2/26/2024||2/28/2024|
|April Spot Market Auction||3/25/2024||3/26/2024||3/28/2024|
Updated September 12, 2023
ESAI Power is providing this information to assist you in understanding the schedules for different ISO/RTO Energy Auctions. Note that ESAI Power urges all market participants to check all market rules and ensure that you are complying with all requirements for each ISO/RTO.
- To confirm dates for NYISO Auctions – please consult the NYISO ICAP calendar website here:
- Full details in the NYISO ICAP can be found here:
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