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Here’s a dynamic, up-to-the-minute guide to what’s trending at the ISO.


The ISO launches Reliability Coordinator Oversight Committee

The California ISO Reliability Coordinator services, now named RC West, has established an Oversight Committee that will begin monthly meetings in March. RC West has secured agreements from 39 entities in the Western Interconnection. The newly formed Oversight Committee, comprised of representatives from the signed entities, will have its first meeting on March 14 at the ISO headquarters in Folsom, CA. Read the full news release here.

The February edition of ISO’s Energy Matters newsletter is now available

Check out this month’s issue to learn more about the ISO’s new Board members, new Reliability Coordinator participants, and Western EIM Q4 2018 benefits.

California governor appoints ISO Board of Governors members

On Jan. 22, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced three appointments to the ISO Board of Governors. Two new members were appointed, Severin Borenstein and Mary Leslie; and current member David Olsen was reappointed. The appointments are pending state Senate confirmation. For more information on the Board of Governors and to view biographies of ISO’s leadership, visit the “Our leadership” webpage on

Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) generated $564.88 million in benefits since 2014

Fourth-quarter 2018 benefits report show the market generated $564.88 million in benefits since its launch in November 2014. The benefits for October, November and December 2018 reached $62.57 million for the eight participating members. Read about it in our news release.