January 13, 2014



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New Computer Based Training Available: How the Energy Imbalance Market Works




The California ISO has posted the second module of Energy Imbalance Market computer-based training, which provides information about how the energy imbalance market works.



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The ISO has posted a second computer-based training (CBT) module designed to help stakeholders understand the energy imbalance market (EIM). The new How the Energy Imbalance Market Works training module is available on the ISO website at


Topics covered include:

Key players - roles and responsibilities


The EIM process

Settlements overview

Additional resources


The energy imbalance market allows entities outside of our balancing authority to take advantage of ISO's automated 5 minute real-time dispatching capability. This training session is the second in a series of educational sessions designed to provide a foundation for understanding EIM, covering the benefits of this new market and how certain parties will be affected. Because this session is computer-based, stakeholders can learn about EIM at their convenience.


More information on the Energy Imbalance Market initiative is available at



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