BPM Change Management: Proposed Revision Requests and Updated BPMs Posted as of 9/1/20
The California ISO has posted new proposed revision requests (PRRs) reflecting edits to Business Practice Manuals (BPM). Revised BPMs that have completed the BPM change management process are posted in the BPM Library.
New Feature: BPM PRR updates will now be part of the ISO Daily Briefing in addition to being listed in the “Announcement” sections of the BPM change management tool. These updates will include PRRs that have become available for review, upcoming BPM meetings, and comment due dates. All registered BPM users should continue to reference the BPM Change Management tool to see current PRR status. To sign up for the Daily Briefing, please go to: http://www.caiso.com/informed/Pages/Notifications/Subscribe.aspx
The PRRs listed below have an open 10-business day comment or appeal period from Sept. 1, 2020 through Sept. 16, 2020.
PRR 1275 Settlements and Billing BPM, Pre-calc residual unit commitment no pay quantity and pre-calc spin non-spin no pay quantity to accommodate incorporating proxy demand resource – load-shifting resource curtailment resources into residual unit commitment and spin/non-spin processes
PRR 1276 Settlements and Billing BPM, to support FERC 841 requested adjustments, configuration changes to exempt negative energy for storage resources settlement in cases where the associated utility distribution company or retail utility is unable/ unwilling to separate wholesale and retail charges
PRR 1277 Settlements and Billing BPM, Configuration guide for pre-calc resource adequacy availability incentive mechanism to accommodate commitment cost enhancement tariff clarifications
ISO Final Decisions
PRR 1257 Market Operations BPM, Emergency PRR, Run-of-river registration process
PRR 1258 Market Operations BPM, Emergency PRR, Energy imbalance market incremental flow and energy imbalance market total flow penalty price
PRR 1259 Generator Interconnection and Deliverability Allocation Procedures BPM, Detailed descriptions of network upgrades
BPM Library updates
The reference document on the ISO website lists the updated BPMs in the library.
The ISO may unilaterally make and implement revisions to the BPMs in emergency circumstances, as set forth in Sections 22.4.3 and 22.11 of the ISO Tariff and in Section 2.6 of the Business Practice Manual for BPM Change Management. An emergency PRR will continue through the BPM change management stakeholder process to obtain stakeholder input on the revisions and make other recommendations, as necessary.
Please note that affected parties must register in order to submit a PRR or written comments.