Tag Archives: ISO

A Typical Day at an ISO (Independent System Operator)

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator To prepare for an operating day, the independent system operator (ISO) must schedule units one day ahead of time to provide supply across the upcoming 24 hours. This is handled by the … Continue reading

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A Quick Look at Services Bought and Sold in an ISO

by Enerdynamics staff Many who are new to the electric industry share a common question about Independent System Operators (ISOs): What type of services are bought and sold in an ISO?  A thorough and easy-to-follow answer to this question is contained … Continue reading

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Are Capacity Auctions Ensuring Reliability or Just Ensuring Generator Revenues?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Enerdynamics recently developed a course titled ISO Market Basics that teaches electric industry newcomers the basics of the various services bought and sold in ISO markets. One of the key questions addressed … Continue reading

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New Models Emerging as Potential Future of the Electric Distribution System, Part II

A possible new model for the electric distribution utility, the Distribution System Operator or DSO would break up the electric distribution business in a similar way that the bulk grid in many U.S. regions was disaggregated through the creation of Independent System Operators (ISOs). Continue reading

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