NYISO (New York) 5 Min. Real Time Market Ancillary Services Prices

Ancillary Services
Since 2008
Control Area Load Zones

5 minutes Ancillary Services Prices for all zones (Zonal) in $/MWh and $/MW

This is an example data from history; subscriber data is updated daily
Charts of NYISO (New York) 5 Min. Real Time Market Ancillary Services Prices


  • New York Control Area (NYCA) regulations costs
  • Analyze the need for rapid response for energy changes


NYISO (New York) 5 Min. Real Time Market Ancillary Services Prices


Ancillary services are necessary to support the transmission of capacity and energy from resources to loads, while maintaining reliable operation of the NYS Transmission System in accordance with Good Utility Practice. The markets for ancillary services resulting from the operation of the Real-time Commitment (RTC) and the Real-time Dispatch (RTD).

Ancillary services, such as operating reserves and frequency response, are necessary tools used by grid operators to ensure reliability and stability of the power system in the short-term. Power grids are evolving around the world as traditional retirement generation rises and renewable energy. So far, though, it has not been difficult to maintain short-term performance. In power systems where renewables make up a much larger proportion of the generation supply, some operational changes and additions to ancillary services are likely to be made.

This data product offers five-minute interval prices for all zones (Zonal) in NYISO. For each zone, you will find 10 Min Spinning Reserve, 10 Min Non-Synchronous Reserve, 30 Min Operating Reserve, NYCA Regulation Capacity in $/MWh and NYCA Regulation Movement in $/MW.


Here is the list of zones in this data product:

  1. New York Control Area Load Zones: One of eleven geographical areas located within the New York Control Area (NYCA) that is bounded by one or more of the fourteen New York State Interfaces.
    NYISO Load Zone Map
Load Zone Id Name
GENESE Genesee
CENTRL Central
MHK VL Mohawk Valley
CAPITL Capital
HUD VL Hudson Valley
MILLWD Millwood
DUNWOD Dunwoodie
LONGIL Long Island
  1. External Zones:
    NYISO External Zone Map
Load Zone Id Name
O H Ontario Hydro
NPX Incomplete

Key Features

  • Five-minute interval ancillary services price in $/MW and $/MWh
  • Updated daily by 5:00 PM PST
  • Historical data goes back to 2008
  • Covers 11 New York Control Area Load Zones and 3 External Zones

Data Provider

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