PowerSuite Perspectives

RTO Committees: The Key to Understanding Wholesale Markets

September 8, 2020 at 4:54 PM / by Eric Fitz posted in Wholesale Markets, Product Update, Policy Discovery


Navigating the arcane world of Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) and Independent System Operators (ISOs) is nearly impossible – yet critically important for companies that do business in wholesale markets, or hope to.

RTOs/ISOs largely develop the rules for participating in regional wholesale electricity markets (energy, capacity, and ancillary services). These rules have a massive impact by expanding, complicating or eliminating market barriers for advanced energy technology in seven regions that serve a total of over 200 million electricity customers.


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