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Category: Summer conditions

  
 September 14, 2021
Operations, Summer conditions

Storage: An intersection between reliability today and climate goals of tomorrow

Summer months are particularly challenging for electrical grid operators in the West. Climate change ...

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 September 10, 2021
Operations, Summer conditions

The reasons for Flex Alerts

When the California ISO notifies the public that it plans to call a Flex Alert, it is signaling an operational call for assistance because ...

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 August 9, 2021
Markets, Reports, Summer conditions

First summer report on market performance released

The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has released the first of four monthly reports assessing how its markets perform ...

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 August 3, 2021
Summer conditions, Leadership

Changing conditions require extraordinary action

ISO President and CEO Elliot Mainzer participated in a media availability on Friday, July 30 to discuss Governor Newsom’s ...

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 July 7, 2021
Summer conditions

Event with SDG&E stresses conservation and storage for grid reliability

Conservation and energy storage were the focus in San Diego this week when the ISO’s Elliot Mainzer and Caroline Winn, San Diego Gas and Electric’s chief executive officer ...

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 June 2021
Summer conditions

Flex Alerts called for Thursday and Friday, June 17 and 18

The first Flex Alert of the year on Thursday, June 17 was extended into Friday as ISO grid operators continue working to balance electricity supply ...

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 June 2021
Summer conditions

Sen. Alex Padilla Visits ISO, Briefed on Summer Readiness

U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla came back to California June 1 to draw attention to infrastructure negotiations in Washington ...

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 ​June 2021
Summer conditions

Californians Do Conserve When Asked – Flex Alerts Are Vital

Flex Alerts work. They have been shown to help California conserve energy when the Independent System Operator anticipates ...

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June 2021
Summer conditions

Improved Grid Conditions for Summer, Extended Heat Wave Could still Pose Risk

California’s electric grid is in better shape for summer than it was last August, when record-setting heat throughout the West ...

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