Scheduling coordinators are critical to participation
To participate in the ISO market you must be a certified scheduling coordinator (SC) or retain the services of a certified SC to act on your behalf. Scheduling coordinators can directly bid or self-schedule resources as well as handle the settlement process.
Process and requirements
For additional information on the SC certification process, fill out the new entrant contact form
Certified scheduling coordinators and contact information
The lists contain the primary contact for the scheduling coordinator along with ISO primary and back up client representatives.
Forms you will need for applying to become a SC and participating in the market.
Agreements and information request sheets
Agreements to adhere to the SC requirements and standards. Please provide required information to initiate certification, meter service and network connectivity agreements early in the process.
The BPM for Credit Management and Market Clearing describes the credit-related policies and processes used to protect the financial integrity and effectiveness of ISO markets.
There are many different applications used by SCs to participate in the market. The ISO and its market participants must adhere to rigorous requirements to help ensure the integrity and confidentiality of commercially sensitive or proprietary information and data, as well as to protect the ISO grid and its assets.
The ISO requires specific letter notifications any time resources are assigned to a SC or there are requested changes to SC identifications.
Training programs and courses to help SCs understand how to do business with the ISO and make interactions more efficient and effective.
Day-Ahead Market Overview - Computer-based Training Video
Real-Time Market Overview - Computer-based Training Video
Master File User Interface - Computer-based Training Video
Certification technical information
Guides to help interconnect to the data network to participate in market.
Metering and telemetry
Marginal losses adjustment certification
The process to establish eligibility to receive marginal loss adjustments.