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​Release planning analyzes the impact of initiatives

The release planning process assesses market initiative implementation impacts to determine target timeframes, project milestones and other resource considerations. It is a collaborative process between the ISO and market participants to optimize the costs and benefits of the implementation approach prior to committing resources.

  • Release planning - relevant market notices 2016
  • Market performance and planning forum 2016
  • Technical user group
    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.
  • Release user group
    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.

2016 releases

  • Fall 2016 release
    • Market simulation status communications - independent and fall 2016 releases
    • Bid cost recovery and variable energy resource settlements - implementation
    • CMRI acceptable use policy
    • CMRI technical specifications
    • Draft settlements technical documentation
    • EIM entities Arizona Public Service and Puget Sound Energy
    • Energy Imbalance Market year 1 enhancements phase 2 - implementation
    • Energy storage and distributed energy resources - phase 1 - implementation
    • Flexible ramping product - implementation
    • Forecasting and data transparency
    • Frequency response - implementation
    • Master file technical specification
    • OASIS technical specifications
    • OMAR online replacement

2017 releases




Release planning archive