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Here’s a guide to what’s trending at the ISO.


Final report on August outages posted

The California ISO, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), and the California Energy Commission (CEC) issued the Final Root Cause Analysis on the mid-August 2020 heat wave and rotating outages. View the full news release.

Energy Matters is now available

The December edition of the California ISO's newsletter, Energy Matters, announces the recent Board of Governors decision to designate a reliability-must run resource; the adoption of new tools to enhance grid reliability in the fall of 2021; the Summer Readiness webpage launch, and the extension of visitor and meeting restrictions at the ISO office.

Key statistics for November are now available

The California ISO has posted its November 2020 Key Statistics to the News page of its website. The document provides viewers with a snapshot of key statistics, including peaks, renewable energy use, installed renewable resources, curtailment totals, historical data and Western Energy Imbalance Market benefits.

Summer Readiness webpage launched

The ISO unveiled its new webpage for public awareness on the August 2020 outages and ongoing efforts to enhance grid and market operations in advance of summer 2021. Read the news release.