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Reliability requirements

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

Import Allocations



Retiring and mothballed resources

Local capacity requirements

Historical hourly load data from EMS

Historical hourly load data by transmission access charge area from the energy management system (EMS) for calculating coincident peaks.  Prior month’s historical data will be available towards the end of each month.

Reliability requirements deliverability studies

Reliabillity requirements archive