June 23, 2024

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CAISO Board OKs Plan to Admit Subscriber-funded Transmission Lines

The CAISO board approved a proposal that will allow transmission projects outside California to join the ISO under a new subscriber-funded model that avoids allocating costs to ISO load-serving entities.

CAISO Retools Transmission Plan for Reliability, Renewables
CAISO published its 2022-23 transmission plan, taking a new approach to prioritizing dozens of transmission projects for renewable resources and reliability.
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FERC OKs CAISO-TransWest Move Toward PTO Status
FERC OK'd an agreement between CAISO and the TransWest Express transmission project that lets TransWest continue seeking transmission-owner status in CAISO.
TransWest Express to Join CAISO as Tx Owner
TransWest Express, a power line linking Wyoming wind to California, won board approval to participate in CAISO as a transmission owner under a new model.
Transwest Express Seeks to Join CAISO
A transmission line meant to carry 3,000 MW of Wyoming wind energy to California wants to join CAISO, but the ISO's process is raising concerns.
California Needs New Transmission for 100% Clean Energy
The West needs new transmission near term and far more in the long term for California to meets its goal to provide customers with 100% clean energy.
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ACP Explores Western Transmission ‘Renaissance’
A spate of transmission projects is in the works to move renewables from remote regions of the West to urban load centers.

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