Power Resources Division is responsible for long-term, mid-term and short-term power resource planning and procurement; short term and mid-term power resource optimization, trading, and scheduling; after-the-fact energy settlements with the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) and trading counterparties; power supply and capacity contract negotiation and origination; participation in state and federal regulatory processes; representing City’s interest in various industry forums; regulatory and legislative monitoring, reporting, and compliance; power resource and transmission asset and contract management; and special projects.
With regard to regulatory compliance, Power Resources is responsible for:
Compliance with the Renewable Portfolio Standard (“RPS”) established by SBX 1 2, and accompanying regulations promulgated by the California Energy Commission (CEC).
Compliance with the California cap-and-trade program established by AB32, and accompanying regulations promulgated by the California Energy Commission (CEC).
Compliance with the Emissions Performance Standard (“EPS”) established by SB 1368, and accompanying regulations promulgated by the California Energy Commission (CEC).
Compliance with federal energy reporting requirement - administered by Energy Information Administration (EIA)
Compliance with state power resource plan reporting requirements (IEPR) - administered by the CEC
With respect to operational compliance and resource adequacy, Power Resources is responsible for:
Compliance with Reliability Standards, administered by NERC and WECC (promulgated under the auspices of FERC)
Compliance with CAISO operational standards, administered by the ISO under the auspices of NERC, FERC, WECC, and State of California
Compliance with resource adequacy requirements and programs, administered by the Azusa Utility Board and the ISO