May 06-13, 2017 – U.S. Study Tour

May 06-13, 2017 – U.S. Study Tour

The study tour was organised by USEA and covered following entities: a) Xcel energy operating Public Service Company in Colorado b) PacifiCorp, which has recently joined an Energy Imbalance Market to try and enlarge its balancing footprint to accommodate higher levels of RE penetration c) California ISO, which operates a full-fledged market with day-ahead and intraday scheduling, dispatch and settlements. d) Portland Gas and Electric, which is preparing itself for participation in the EIM by October 2017. e) Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) f) Public Utility Commission, California, and g) Public Utility Commission, Oregano. The Indian delegation included representation from CERC, Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO), Karnataka State Load Despatch Centre (SLDC), Tamilnadu SLDC, DEA, USAID and GTG-RISE.