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February 10, 2016

 

 

Requested Client Action

Request for Comment

Categories

Market Rules and Market Design

Regional Integration

 

 

Transmission Access Charge Options Straw Proposal and Impact Assessment Tool Posted

 

 

Summary

The California ISO has published the straw proposal and an impact assessment tool for the Transmission Access Charge (TAC) Options initiative.  Please submit comments by March 10, 2016.

 

 

Main Text

The ISO has published the straw proposal and an impact assessment tool for the TAC Options initiative on its website. The straw proposal describes how the ISO proposes to revise its TAC structure to integrate new participating transmission owners into its balancing authority area. The proposal is available at http://www.caiso.com/Documents/StrawProposal-TransmissionAccessChargeOptions.pdf.

 

The impact assessment tool is a spreadsheet model that enables users to estimate impacts on TAC rates that would result from integrating hypothetical additional new participating transmission owners and new regional transmission projects.  The ISO has also posted a user guide to accompany the impact assessment tool. The tool is available at http://www.caiso.com/Documents/ImpactAssessmentTool-TransmissionAccessChargeOptions.xlsx and the guide at http://www.caiso.com/Documents/ImpactAssessmentTool-UserGuide_TransmissionAccessChargeOptions.pdf.

 

The ISO will post a template for providing written comments on the straw proposal in the near future on the initiative webpage at http://www.caiso.com/informed/Pages/StakeholderProcesses/TransmissionAccessChargeOptions.aspx. Please submit comments to initiativecomments@caiso.com by close of business March 10.

 

 

For More Information Contact

Kristina Osborne at kosborne@caiso.com or (916) 608-7237

 

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