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CAISO Members Offer Varying Views On Merits Of Western Grid Expansion

September 09, 2019
Three members of the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) governing board are giving state lawmakers differing viewpoints about whether and when the state should lead an expansion of the Western electricity grid by creating a new regional transmission operator. “For California, being able to have ready, low-cost access to a much larger pool of clean resources promises the fastest and least-cost way to meet our greenhouse gas goals,” said CAISO Chairman David Olsen during an Aug. 28 Senate Rules Committee...

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