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States: NRDC says Los Angeles utility move boosts Western grid plan

May 18, 2017
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) says the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power's (LADWP) move to join the California Independent System Operator's (CAISO) Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) further bolsters the potential benefits of creating an expanded Western regional grid system involving 15 states, two Canadian provinces and parts of Mexico. “While the EIM deals with 'day ahead' energy needs in eight states, an integrated Western grid with the 15 states and our foreign neighbors would allow for...

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