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​Energy imbalance market

The western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM), the ISO enhanced real-time market that went live on November 1, 2014, creates significant reliability and renewable integration benefits for consumers by sharing and economically dispatching a broad array of resources.  The ISO has several initiatives underway to further evolve the market as new entities participate, develop a long term governance structure over EIM matters and make enhancements based on experience from implementation.


​Active stakeholder initiatives

Energy Imbalance Market year 1 enhancements
Process seeking to fulfill compliance requirements, facilitate new EIM entities joining the market and improve bidding and pricing rules.

Energy Imbalance Market governance development
Effort to develop a long-term governance structure on EIM issues.

Energy Imbalance Market foundation
Foundational documents, historical initiatives that were the basis for the new market and general information on EIM.

Energy Imbalance Market pending market entities
Balancing authorities in the process of joining the ISO EIM as market entities.