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Previous public forums

  • Resource interconnection fair Feb 24, 2016
    The Resource Interconnection Fair is an educational forum intended to help participants understand the processes involved in connecting resources to the California ISO grid. The format provides an opportunity to learn about the various aspects of resource interconnection, from initiating a new interconnection request through commercial operation.
  • Stakeholder symposium October 22-23, 2015
    The 2015 California ISO Stakeholder Symposium was one of the largest gatherings of energy executives in the West. The Symposium attracted a sold-out crowd with 1,000 attendees. Energy executives, policymakers and the ISO Board of Governors gathered for the annual event to talk about the major energy issues across the globe that affect the planning and operation of the transmission grid and market in an informal setting that promoted idea exchanges. Thanks to our speakers and stakeholders for a successful 2015 symposium.
  • Energy storage and aggregated distributed energy resource education forum Apr 16 and Apr 23, 2015
  • Resource interconnection fair Feb 25, 2015
    Nearly 200 participants gathered at the ISO Folsom campus on February 25 to learn about the interconnection process, relevant provisions of the ISO Tariff and procedure changes affecting all active project types.
  • Stakeholder symposium October 22-23, 2014
    The California ISO’s Stakeholder Symposium continued in 2014 as the largest gathering of energy executives in the West, attracting over 600 industry leaders. Energy executives, policymakers and the ISO Board of Governors gather to talk about the driving forces that are shaping tomorrow’s energy supply construct. The event is a combination of general and breakout sessions that promote the exchange of ideas in a relaxed atmosphere.
  • ISO market pricing forum Apr 22, 2014
  • Natural gas price calculation forum Feb 27, 2014
  • Resource interconnection fair Feb 26, 2014
  • Gas and electric industry coordination forum Feb 5, 2014
  • Long-term resource adequacy summit Feb 26, 2013
    Co-hosted by the ISO and CPUC, the summit is intended to educate key decision makers and stakeholders about the current status of California’s energy market construct for long-term resource adequacy and to identify alternatives to the existing framework, based on experience from energy markets in other regions.
  • ISO legal forum Nov 1, 2011
  • Renewable energy issues forum Jul 21, 2009