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


August edition of ISO’s Energy Matters newsletter is now available

Read the latest edition to find out more about the ISO's new president and CEO; the Western Energy Imbalance Market’s gross benefits surpassing $1 billion; how regional collaboration has benefited consumers in the West; and how to monitor summer power demand and grid conditions.

BPA Administrator named ISO CEO and President

The California ISO Board of Governors announced that Elliot Mainzer has been selected as its new CEO and president, effective on Sept. 30, 2020. View the full news release.

The ISO announces the Western EIM surpassed $1 billion in benefits

The Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) surpassed $1 billion in economic benefits, marking a significant milestone for the real-time energy market launched in 2014. Read the news release here.

ISO storage set to grow through 2023

The California ISO connected the largest battery storage resource in the nation to its grid last month, signaling an era of rapid storage expansion for the power grid. Read the full news release.

ISO extends visitor and travel restrictions

Due to coronavirus concerns, the California Independent System Operator (ISO) is extending restrictions for in-person meetings at its offices and at off-site venues until further notice. View the full news release on