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Out-of-State Utilities Join Forces to Consider Western Market

Updated Oct. 13

A dozen utilities from Puget Sound to Colorado have announced they’re exploring the formation of a western-wide trading market amid the shifting energy landscape. Such a market could give the California Independent System Operator a run for its money since it is also currently trying to expand its real-time Western Energy Imbalance […]

October 11, 2021|

CAISO Board Focuses on Near Term Needs and Long Term Ambitions

The California grid operator is keeping close tabs on climate crisis-driven wildfires and outage uncertainties while looking down the road towards a regional power market.

Despite wildfires across CAISO’s region, power system conditions have been relatively stable since mid-July, but “extraordinary action” is still needed for procurement of emergency resources,  California Independent System Operator […]

September 27, 2021|

Shorts

The grid operator’s Western Energy Imbalance Market officially added four community-owned utilities and a federal power agency March 25. The newest members are Turlock Irrigation District and the Balancing Area of Northern California. BANC members are the Modesto Irrigation District, the City of Redding, the City of Roseville, and the Western Area […]

March 22, 2021|
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