CAISO

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CAISOCalifornia Independent System Operator
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The RIG allows CAISO to access generator information and/or controls from the ISOs Energy Management System (EMS) in order to provide ancillary services and supplemental energy.
Between 2011 and 2013, CAISO reported solar resources were responsible for 1.
The company's JuiceNet platform allows directly-controlled electrical assets, such as EV charging stations, electric water heaters, and other residential or industrial loads, to offer near-instantaneous response to CAISO signals using its cloud-based load management and dispatch.
What was supposed to happen was by deregulating at the retail level and setting up the PX and CAISO, "hundreds" of new, creative, efficient power generators and suppliers would compete in this vibrant, transparent, fully competitive marketplace.
The deal was approved in spite of objections from some CAISO members who contended that the transaction would lead to increase in costs to ISO stakeholders.
This finding suggests that as CAISO solar penetration grows it will increase power plant wear and tear at CAISO power plants more than a similar increase in wind penetration.
5 million Transmission Revenue Requirement from CAISO annually, and currently returns over-collections to CAISO during the following year in equal monthly payments.
When we started this project, there were no batteries participating in the CAISO markets, so the only information available about battery market performance came from economic models.
It performs coordinated marginal (opportunity) cost-based energy and ancillary service procurement, congestion management, full-fledged contingency analysis using SCUC and Reliability (or Residual) Unit Commitment (RUC) and SCED similar to those used by most market operators in the country, including CAISO.
The final report, recently released by the DOE, evaluates the impacts of uncertainties on CAISO transmission including the risk of overloads and voltage problems, and explores opportunities for intra-hour generation adjustments, helping to provide more flexibility for system operators.
The study follows a directive last year from the California Legislature in Senate Bill (SB) 350 that required CAISO to analyze the impacts of regionalization before moving ahead with a proposal to expand into a regional day-ahead energy market.
CAISO's ability to adjust rates quarterly without regulator or board approval; --The integral role played by the CAISO in achieving state and federal energy policy goals with regard to reliability, competition, renewable energy and environmental issues; --The company's first priority lien on market collections.
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