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California ISO blames transmission for emergency

With transmission constraints limiting electricity movements to northern California, the California Independent System Operator expects to declare a Stage 2 emergency Tuesday afternoon.

California ISO issues Stage Two Electrical Emergency

The California Independent System Operator (California ISO) was forced to issue a Stage Two Electrical Emergency Monday as operating reserves fell below five percent.

California ISO votes to buy peaking power

In a contentious session, the California Independent System Operator board Monday evening voted to enter into contracts for 2,000 Mw of electric peaking power for $255 million/year for 3 years.

Southern California Edison Co. wants rate increase

Southern California Edison Co. is asking the California Public Utilities Commission for a rate increase for utility customers effective Jan. 1, 2001.

California ISO gets 79 bids totaling 4,474 MW

The California Independent System Operator's call for generation earlier this month to avert blackouts next summer prompted bids from 79 generators totaling 4,474 MW of power.

California ISO bidding on 2,000 MW of new generating capacity

After the harrowing summer of 2000 and facing a potential 5000 MW shortage next summer , the California Independent System Operator is taking bids on 2,000 MW of new generating capacity.

Edison proactively working to help solve problems in California electricity market

Edison International recently underscored its strong conviction that the severe problems in California's electricity market can and will be resolved.

Southern California Edison issues warning on cost recovery

Southern California Edison Co., a unit of Edison International, said May through August revenues from customers were insufficient to cover the cost of providing service, a condition that is expected to prevail at least through September.

Plant loss prompts California ISO warning

With a 1,300 MW unexpectedly off line in the Northwest curtailing imports into California, the California Independent System Operator (ISO) declared a Stage 1 electrical emergency Wednesday.

California ISO on power watch

A heat wave is expected to propel California electricity demand to a summer-like 44,828 MW Monday, stretching the industry's ability to supply power to the grid.