Western Market Seams Issues to Differ from East, Study Finds
Region's Day-ahead Markets Face Different Challenges than Eastern RTOs
The WPTF/PGP study explores the key seams issues that will likely arise if the West divides into two different day-ahead markets. | Western Power Trading Forum/Public Generating Pool
Feb 1, 2024 |
The study finds dividing CAISO’s EDAM from SPP’s Markets+ would create seams that pose a different set of problems than challenges seen at the boundaries of full RTOs in other parts of the U.S.