Federal Power Act Section 202(c) – CAISO, September 2020

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On September 6, 2020, a 202(c) emergency order was issued to the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) authorizing specific electric generating units located within the CAISO balancing authority area to operate at their maximum generation output levels due to an ongoing “Extreme Heat Event” and to preserve the reliability of bulk electric power system.  Below are the petition that CAISO sent to the Department of Energy on September 6, 2020, and the emergency order the Department of Energy issued on September 6, 2020.