NYISO (New York) Hourly Day Ahead Market Ancillary Service Prices

Ancillary Services
Hourly Frequency
Updated Daily
Since 2016
Control Area Load Zones

Hourly Ancillary Services Prices for all zones (Zonal) in $/MWh in Day Ahead Market

This is an example data from history; subscriber data is updated daily
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NYISO (New York) Hourly Day Ahead Market Ancillary Service Prices


This data product offers hourly ancillary services 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.

Ancillary services that 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. In Day-ahead Market (DAM) these Ancillary Services are scheduled and sold Day-Ahead consisting of the Day-Ahead scheduling process, price calculations and Settlements.

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.

Load Zone Coverage:

New York Control Area Load Zones are eleven geographical areas located within the New York Control Area (NYCA), bounded by one or more of the fourteen New York State Interfaces. Here is the list of zones in this data product:

(See: NYISO Load Zone Map)
Load Zone Id Name
CAPITL Capital Region
CENTRL Central
DUNWOD Dunwoodie
GENESE Genesee
HUD VL Hudson Valley
LONGIL Long Island
MHK VL Mohawk Valley
MILLWD Millwood
N.Y.C. New York City

Data Collection Methodology

  • Data is cleansed and organized to provide a ready for analysis dataset
  • Both historical and current dates of operations are aggregated
  • All date and hours are quality checked for consistency and completeness
  • Data updates from NYISO every day

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is responsible for the reliable operation of New York's nearly 11,000 miles of high-voltage transmission and the dispatch of more than 500 electric power generators. In addition, they administer bulk power markets that trade an average of $7.8 billion in electricity and related products annually.

Key Features

  • Includes hourly price in $/MWh
  • Updated daily by 5:00 PM ET
  • Historical data goes back to 2016
  • Covers 11 New York Control Area Load Zones

Data Provider

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