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Resource Interconnection Guide

This guide is an overview of the basic requirements a resource must complete in order to interconnect to the ISO grid and participate in our Market. If you are new to the ISO and would like to learn about what the ISO does and how our market works please register for the Welcome to the ISO training course.

 
Complete an interconnection with either the California ISO or a participating transmission owner.
 
Complete all ISO requirements for network modeling specified in the New Resource Implementation Checklist, including metering and telemetry, before supplying electricity to the grid and wholesale power market. Many network modeling requirements can be completed in parallel to the interconnection process.
Fully execute all required agreements outlined in the New Resource Implementation Checklist in the above step.
Become or obtain the services of a certified Scheduling Coordinator.  You may be directed to take mandatory and supplemental training based on your plans to participate.