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User groups and recurring meetings

These forums provide a mechanism for stakeholders to communicate and interact and for the California ISO to share important information.


  • Congestion revenue rights conference calls
    Biweekly call for candidate congestion revenue rights holders to ask general questions about the CRR process.
  • Credit working group
    Quarterly forum for market participants and other interested parties to introduce and develop enhancements to ISO credit policies and business practices.
  • EIM regional issues forum - public meetings
    A periodic forum organized by ten self-selected sector liaisons that facilitate input and participation from respective sectors on the topics and content not currently part of an ongoing ISO stakeholder process
  • Market issues and performance reports calls
    Quarterly and annual calls to provide an overview of reports issued by the Department of Market Monitoring (DMM) on market issues and performance.
  • Market performance and planning forum
    Bimonthly forum that engages stakeholders in review of market performance issues and in high level dialogue on release planning, implementation and new market enhancements.
  • Market settlement user group
    Biweekly discussion forum for market participants to obtain information, provide input and ask questions on current ISO initiatives and activities affecting the settlement and invoicing processes.
  • Market update conference calls
    Biweekly call covering updates on the weekly market performance reports, weekly price correction reports and the status of action items from previous calls.
  • Regional integration update conference calls
    Calls conducted the first and third Tuesday of every month to provide an update of the current and upcoming activities associated with regional integration.
  • Release user group web conferences
    Biweekly forum for market initiatives to discuss project milestones and deliverables. Projects are managed through the Master Stakeholder Engagement Plan and follow a standard project lifecycle. Major releases occur twice a year with monthly releases for smaller enhancements.
  • Technical user group web conferences
    Monthly discussion forum for participants to brainstorm and evaluate solutions for technology and process based problems for ISO development of prioritized implementation roadmaps. The group covers technical topics including process and technology design, implementation and evolution, and identifies and evaluates resolutions for technical issues. This forum will not discuss release dates, release plans, project status or policy.
  • Transmission Maintenance Coordination Committee meetings
    Quarterly meetings of a committee made up of electric utility industry experts to discuss maintenance concerns, recent improvements in maintenance and construction processes/techniques, industry best practices and vegetation management.