Follow the actions of the California ISO Board of Governors and its committees in shaping corporate policies while balancing commercial and public policy objectives.
Stakeholder input is essential and often critical to ISO planning processes and for successful implementation of new initiatives from policy development to implementation.
A collaborative process between the ISO and market participants assesses market initiative implementation impacts.
The ISO is committed to reforming and preparing the wholesale market for California’s environmental policies and renewable energy.
During periods of surplus energy, the ISO's market will automatically reduce the production of energy from renewable resources, ensuring that supply and demand remain in balance.
ISO advanced market systems automatically balance supply and demand for electricity every fifteen minutes across the EIM region and dispatches the least-cost resources every five-minutes to optimize available energy supplies.
A regional approach to coordinating energy production and management will reduce carbon emissions in the West and more efficiently use current and future renewable resources that are sustainable and at less cost.
The ISO is taking steps to become its own Reliability Coordinator (RC) and offer these services to other balancing authorities in the western United States.
ISO meetings ensure transparency and stakeholder input.