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Vice President, System Planning for ISO New England
Steve has served as Vice President, System Planning for ISO New England since 2006, having previously served as the company’s Director, Reliability & Operations Services. A former manager of the Rhode Island-Eastern Massachusetts-Vermont Energy Control center (REMVEC) in Westborough, MA, and former manager of marketing operations for Northeast Utilities/Select Energy in Berlin, CT, Rourke has over 35 years of experience in operation and planning of the New England bulk power system and operation and administration of the region’s wholesale power markets.
He oversees ISO New England’s regional and interregional planning process, including development of the biennial Regional System Plan, analysis of new transmission and generation projects for New England, implementation of the FERC‑approved generator interconnection process, development of ISO findings for Transmission Cost Allocation, the execution of regional economic planning studies requested by stakeholders, and operation and support of the Forward Capacity Market in New England.
Steve previously served in support of NEPOOL as Chairman of both the Reliability and Transmission committees. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Western New England University (WNEU) in Springfield, MA, and is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).