The reliability requirements and resource adequacy programs provide deliverability criteria that each load serving entity must meet, and provide rules for counting resources that must be made available to the ISO. The ISO reliability requirements program is intended to complement the state's efforts to implement resource adequacy programs.
Process and requirements
These postings contain information regarding import capability transfers pursuant to section 126.96.36.199.1 Step 13 of the ISO tariff. Market participants may request unassigned import capability at any time by email to: ReliabilityRequirements@caiso.com
Local capacity requirements
Resources that have operational or environmental restrictions that limit production hours but can operate for a minimum set of consecutive trading hours may be considered use-limited.