News From CAISO/WECC
A California Senate hearing illustrated the rift over community choice aggregators, with some lawmakers warning of blackouts and one lashing the top state regulator for his alleged "hostility" toward the groups. | California State Senate
A U.S. district court judge sided with PG&E Corp. in declining to withdraw the utility’s jurisdictional dispute with FERC over power purchase agreements from bankruptcy court. | Calpine
CAISO’s RC West Oversight Committee held its first monthly meeting at ISO headquarters in Folsom, Calif., as the grid operator prepares to assume the reliability coordinator role for most of the West this year. | CAISO
California officials expressed concern that the state’s push toward 100% clean energy and the rapid growth of community choice aggregators could imperil grid reliability if not carefully orchestrated.