ISO Logo
November 15, 2019


Information Only


Reliability Coordinator

ISO’s Reliability Coordinator, RC West, Announces its RC Rate/MWh for the Period of 11/1/19 - 12/31/19


The California ISO has determined the rate per megawatt-hour (MWh) for its Reliability Coordinator (RC) Customers taking services from RC West effective Nov. 1, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019. The rate was calculated based on the 2019 RC funding requirement (for November 2019 through December 2019) divided by the prorated 2017 MWh as provided by the RC customers in their services agreements with RC West. 





Reliability Coordinator Funding Requirement

for the period of Nov. 1, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019



Prorated 2017 NEL / NG MWh



Reliability Coordinator Charge Rate

for the period of Nov. 1, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019




RC charges, to customers outside of the ISO balancing authority area, will be invoiced under charge code 5701 – RC Services Charge.  For customers within the ISO balancing authority area, RC charges will be invoiced under charge code 5705 – RC Services Charge Allocation. 


The RC charge for the Nov. 1, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019 period will be included on the Jan. 2, 2020 RC invoice published in the Market Results Interface - Settlements (MRI-S) application. The invoice will also include the RC charges for the periods July 1, 2019 through Oct. 31, 2019 and Jan. 1, 2020 through Dec. 31, 2020. 


The associated payments calendar for RC service invoicing is available on the Settlements webpage located on the ISO site. 


For a full list of current Grid Management Charge and other rates, please visit the Grid Management Charge webpage on the ISO site.


For additional information, please contact April Gordon at 916-351-2162 or

Engage with us!
isoball twitterball RSSball Facebookball YouTube
Daily Briefing
Sign up
Daily Briefing
ISO Today
ISO Today
Flex Alerts
Sign up
Flex Alerts

California Independent System Operator | P.O. Box 639014 | Folsom, CA 95630 | United States