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With California at the vanguard of the transition to renewable energy, all the world’s eyes are on the ISO’s innovation, technology, and strategies for greening the grid. Public affairs and media relations are at the heart of the ISO’s mission to inform, educate, and promote the clean, reliable electric system and efficient market of the future.


Media contact: ISOMedia@caiso.com 


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Summer 2022

Breaking news

 

System conditions bulletin

 

Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) system

  • California ISO adopts new grid emergency notifications
  • Emergency notifications fact sheet
  • Emergency notifications informational video
  • CAISO AWE to NERC EEA training video
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    2022 Summer Loads and Resources Assessment

     

    Reports

 

 

Stay informed

California Energy Commission - Summer Reliability Media Briefings
   - June 9 Recording
   - May 6  Recording | Presentation

  • Emergency load reduction program (ELRP)
  • Summer readiness 2021 webpage

     

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    flex alerts  

    Flex Alerts

    A Flex Alert is a call for consumers to voluntarily conserve electricity when there is a predicted shortage of energy supply, especially if the grid operator needs to dip into reserves to cover demand. When consumers reduce electricity use at critical times, it can prevent more dire emergency measures, including possible power outages.

     
    public safety power shutoff  

    Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS)

    Learn more about the utilities’ Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) programs, as part of wildfire risk mitigation plans by visiting PrepareforPowerDown.com

     

    To learn more about Public Safety Power Shutoffs, contact the utility for your area:

     
    Covid-19  

    COVID-19

    During the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the ISO is following a robust business continuity plan designed to maintain reliable operation of the power grid and protect staff and stakeholders. The ISO also remains committed to its ideals of transparency and its role as a technical resource.

     


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