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With California at the vanguard of the transition to renewable energy, all the world’s eyes are on the ISO’s innovation, technology, and strategies for greening the grid. Public affairs and media relations are at the heart of the ISO’s mission to inform, educate, and promote the clean, reliable electric system and efficient market of the future.


Media contact: ISOMedia@caiso.com 


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2021 Summer conditions

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2021 Summer readiness

Visit our Summer Readiness webpage for information on 2020 outages and planning activities for future heat waves.

The 2021 Summer Load and Resources Assessment uses historical and current data, statistical modeling, and simulations to give the expected energy supply conditions for the upcoming summer for the California ISO balancing authority.

 
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Flex Alerts

A Flex Alert is a call for consumers to voluntarily conserve electricity when there is a predicted shortage of energy supply, especially if the grid operator needs to dip into reserves to cover demand. When consumers reduce electricity use at critical times, it can prevent more dire emergency measures, including possible power outages.

 
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Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS)

Learn more about the utilities’ Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) programs, as part of wildfire risk mitigation plans by visiting PrepareforPowerDown.com

 

To learn more about Public Safety Power Shutoffs, contact the utility for your area:

 
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COVID-19

During the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the ISO is following a robust business continuity plan designed to maintain reliable operation of the power grid and protect staff and stakeholders. The ISO also remains committed to its ideals of transparency and its role as a technical resource.

11/20/2020   California ISO Extends Visitor Restrictions into 2021

 

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