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Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO)/Independent System Operators (ISO)

April 1, 2014 - Technical Conference on Winter 2013-2014 Operations and Market Performance in RTOs and ISOs on April 1, 2014 Notice PDF | Event Details | Commissioner Moeller’s Advance Question PDF
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March 20, 2014 - Items M-1, M-2 & M-3: FERC Proposes Reforms to Improve Gas-Electric Coordination News Release | Commissioners' Statements: Norris | M-1 NOPR PDF | M-2 Paper Hearing Order PDF | M-3 Show Cause Order PDF
eFile eFile your comments by November 28, 2014

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Independent System Operators grew out of Orders Nos. 888/889 where the Commission suggested the concept of an Independent System Operator as one way for existing tight power pools to satisfy the requirement of providing non-discriminatory access to transmission. Subsequently, in Order No. 2000, the Commission encouraged the voluntary formation of Regional Transmission Organizations to administer the transmission grid on a regional basis throughout North America (including Canada). Order No. 2000 delineated twelve characteristics and functions that an entity must satisfy in order to become a Regional Transmission Organization.

RTO/ISO Regions Conferences Staff Report

Updated: April 2, 2014