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A reliable and accessible power grid

The California ISO is uncompromising in maintaining reliability and accessibility to one of the largest and most modern power grids in the world. We work every minute of every day in our control center to “keep the lights on” while meeting the electricity needs of Californians through a competitive market. Learn more about us and how we look ahead to plan for the grid of the future.

 

Learn more about the California ISO

 
Our Business

The California ISO provides open and non-discriminatory access to the bulk of the state’s wholesale transmission grid, supported by a competitive energy market and comprehensive infrastructure planning efforts.

Our Leadership

We are led by an experienced Board of Governors and executive management team.

Our Commitment

Our mission, vision and core values provide the foundation for building the grid of the future.

Careers

The California ISO provides a great opportunity—and a great environment—for you to advance your career.

News

Find here the official news about the California ISO and our wholesale electricity market.

Industry Insights

We provide unique insights into the wholesale energy market and the grid, the prospects for renewable energy, our industry outlook for the next five years and transmission planning for the next decade.​​​