The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) Site Design
Town of East Greenbush, Rensselaer County, New York
The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has operational control of New York’s power grid. In 2011, government officials and energy industry leaders developed a smart grid initiative. Supported by a federal Energy Smart Grid Investment Grant, NYISO expanded their company headquarters in Rensselaer County. Creighton Manning was the civil engineer of record for design of the new $35.5 million, 64,600 SF primary power control center – the nation’s most technologically advanced grid operations facility. Creighton Manning provided civil engineering, site design, survey, storm water pollution prevention plan design and inspections, site plan approvals and agency permitting.