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GHG Emissions Reporting in the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) Energy Imbalance Market (EIM)

On Monday, the CAISO hosted a call to review the Draft GHG Emission Tracking Report and methodology paper that explains the draft’s preliminary results.  The report shows estimated GHG emissions for dispatch of internal CAISO resources, net imports (including dynamic resources that are an interchange schedule energy transfer between the CAISO and an outside balancing authority area (BAA) or EIM BAA and another BAA if in the real-time market), and transfers from western EIM entities into the CAISO BAA.  799 more words


Renewable Grid Integration Series: Part 1 ‘Australia’s electricity menagerie – our response to the Californian duck curve’

‘It is a misconception to think that the technological alternatives that we can draw upon are without flaws and that only a combination of conspiracy and inertia prevents us from sailing into calm waters’ … 1,517 more words

Threading the Needle: Regional ISO Governance Principles

This post will examine the California Independent System Operator’s (CAISO) June 9th, 2016 Proposed Principles for Governance of a Regional ISO.  This document builds upon previous whitepapers, testimony, presentations, and comments addressing the governance structure of an expanded regional ISO in the west.  2,317 more words