Stakeholder initiatives

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Stakeholder Initiatives

*Date is tentative

Title Status Proposal Development Decision Implementation
Aliso Canyon gas-electric coordination phase 1 Aliso Canyon Mar 23, 2016 Completed May 05, 2016 Revised draft final proposal posted Aug. 26, 2016 FERC approval
May 09, 2016 Tariff amendment filing (ER16-1649)
May 04, 2016 Board of Governors approval
Jul 06, 2016 Activation
Jun 02, 2016 Activation
Aliso Canyon gas-electric coordination phase 2 Aliso Canyon Mar 23, 2016 Completed Sep 23, 2016 Draft final proposal posted Nov 28, 2016 and Mar 24, 2017 FERC approval
Oct 14, 2016 Tariff amendment filing (ER17-110)
Oct 3, 2016 Board of Governors approval
Nov 30, 2016 Effective
Aliso Canyon gas-electric coordination phase 3 Aliso Canyon Mar 23, 2016 Completed Jun 22, 2017 Draft final proposal posted Dec 15, 2017 FERC approval (ER18-375)
Nov 28, 2017 FERC approval (ER17-2568)
Dec 1, 2017 Tariff amendment filing (ER18-375)
Sep 29, 2017 Tariff amendment filing (ER17-2568)
Jul 26, 2017 Board of Governors approval
Dec 16, 2017 Effective
Nov 30, 2017 Effective
Aliso Canyon gas-electric coordination phase 4 Aliso Canyon Mar 23, 2016 Completed Sep 17, 2018 Draft tariff language posted Feb. 8, 2019 FERC approval
Sept. 28, 2018 Tariff amendment filing (ER18-2520)
Dec 16, 2018 Effective
Nov 30, 2018 Effective
Aliso Canyon gas-electric coordination phase 5 Aliso Canyon Mar 23, 2016 Active Oct 07, 2019 Draft tariff language posted Dec 31, 2019 FERC approval (ER20-273)
Oct 31, 2019 Tariff amendment filing (ER20-273)
Apr 2021 Deployment
Apr 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Capacity procurement mechanism soft offer cap Jun 17, 2019 Completed Jan 06, 2020 Draft Final Proposal
May 29, 2020 Letter Order Accepting Tariff Revisions to Capacity Procurement Mechanism - Soft Offer Cap (ER20-1075)
Feb 25, 2020 Tariff Amendment Capacity Procurement Mechanism Soft Offer Cap (ER20-1075)
Commitment cost enhancements tariff clarifications CCETC Dec 10, 2019 Completed Jan 28, 2020 Draft tariff language
Jan 28, 2020 Draft final proposal
Jun 30, 2020 FERC Order (ER20-1592)
Mar 25, 2020 Board of Governors approval
Oct 01, 2020 Deployment
Commitment costs and default energy bid enhancements CCDEBE Nov 22, 2016 Completed May 13, 2020 Revised draft tariff language
Aug 30, 2017 Draft final proposal
Dec 28, 2020 Order accepting compliance filing (ER19-2727)
Dec 28, 2020 Order accepting compliance filing (ER20-2360)
Sep 21, 2020 FERC approval (ER20-2360)
Jul 09, 2020 Tariff amendment filing (ER20-2360)
Sep 05, 2019 Tariff amendment filing (ER19-2757)
Aug 30, 2019 Tariff amendment filing (ER19-2727)
Mar 22, 2018 Board of Governors approval
Mar 08, 2018 EIM Governing Body briefing
Jan 2021 Deployment
Jan 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Congestion revenue rights auction efficiency CRR auction efficiency Apr 18, 2017 Completed Sep 27, 2018 Second revised draft tariff language (track 1B)
Mar 28, 2018 Revised draft tariff language (track 1A)
Track 1B Modification
Nov 09, 2018 FERC approval

Track 1B
Sep 20, 2018 FERC approval
Jun 21, 2018 Board of Governors approval

Track 1A
Sep 07, 2018 FERC approval
Mar 22, 2018 Board of Governors approval
Nov 01, 2018 Deployment (Track 1A)
Contingency modeling enhancements CME Mar 26, 2013 Active Aug 22, 2017 Draft final proposal posted Dec 14, 2017 Board of Governors approval
Day-ahead market enhancements DAME Jun 19, 2018 Active Schedule to be determined
Day-ahead market enhancements archive phase 1 DAME archive Mar 07, 2018 Closed May 02, 2019 Meeting
Day-ahead market enhancements archive phase 2 DAME archive Mar 07, 2018 Closed May 02, 2019 Meeting
Dispatch operating target tariff clarification DOTTC Apr 13, 2018 Active Aug 22, 2018 Draft tariff language posted Oct 29, 2018 FERC approval (ER18-2380)
Jul 26, 2018 Board of Governors briefing
Dec 2020 Deployment
Feb 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Energy storage and distributed energy resources phase 1 ESDER Aug 27, 2015 Completed Dec 23, 2015 Revised draft final proposal posted
Aug 16, 2016 FERC approval (ER16-1735)
Feb 03, 2016 Board of Governors approval
Nov 01, 2016 Deployment

Energy storage and distributed energy resources phase 2 ESDER Aug 27, 2015 Completed Jun 12, 2017 Draft final proposal posted Oct 24, 2018 FERC approval (ER18-2242)
Jul 26, 2017 Board of Governors approval
Nov 01, 2018 Activation
Energy storage and distributed energy resources phase 3 ESDER Aug 27, 2015 Completed Jul 26, 2018 Revised draft final proposal posted Jul 16, 2020 FERC approval phase 3B (ER20-2443)
Nov 6, 2019 FERC approval phase 3A (ER19-2733)
Sep 5, 2018 Board of Governors approval
Aug 22, 2019 EIM Governing Body briefing
Oct 01, 2020 Activation phase 3B
Nov 2019 Activation phase 3A
Energy storage and distributed energy resources phase 4 ESDER Aug 27, 2015 Active Sep 22, 2020 Default energy bid proposal posted
Aug 27, 2020 Final proposal posted
Mar 19, 2021 Tariff amendment (ER21-1487)
Dec 17, 2020 Board of Governors approval - default energy bid proposal
Sep 30, 2020 Board of Governors approval - final proposal
Oct 01, 2021 Deployment
Oct 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Energy storage enhancements Feb 01, 2021 Active May 05, 2021 Meeting
May 19, 2021 Comments due on issue paper
Jun 2021* Straw proposal posting
Excess behind the meter production EbtmP Jul 10, 2018 Completed Dec 02, 2019 Revised draft tariff language
Dec 19, 2018 Draft final proposal
Dec 23, 2020 FERC approval (ER21-190)
Oct 23, 2020 Tariff amendment filing (ER21-190)
May 15, 2019 Board of Governors approval
Oct 01, 2020 Deployment
Jan 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Extended day-ahead market EDAM Oct 03, 2019 Active Schedule to be determined
FERC Order 831 - Import bidding and market parameters FERC 831 - IBMP May 16, 2019 Active Jan 28, 2021 Second revised draft tariff language posted
Sep 10, 2020 Revised final proposal posted
Apr 27, 2021 FERC approval (ER21-1192)
Feb 22, 2021 Tariff amendment (ER21-1192)
Feb 22, 2021 FERC approval (ER21-1164)
Feb 18, 2021 Notice of withdrawal (ER19-2757)
Feb 17, 2021 Tariff amendment (ER21-1164)
Jan 26, 2021 Petition for limited tariff waiver (ER19-2757)
Dec 11, 2020 FERC approval (ER19-2757)
Oct 21, 2020 Compliance filing (ER19-2757)
Oct 01, 2020 Board of Governors approval
Sep 21, 2020 FERC approval (ER19-2757)
Sep 05, 2019 Tariff amendment filing (ER19-2757)
Jun 2021 Deployment
Jun 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Flexible ramping product refinements FRP Refinements Nov 21, 2019 Active Aug 31, 2020 Final proposal posted Sep 30 - Oct 01, 2020 Board of Governors approval
Sep 16, 2020 EIM Governing Body approval
Deliverability
Oct 01, 2021 Deployment
Oct 2021 Activation

Buffer and minimum
Nov 2020 Deployment
Nov 2020 Activation
Implementation milestones
Frequency response phase 1 FR Dec 22, 2016 Completed Mar 17, 2016 Draft tariff language
Feb 11, 2016 Draft final proposal
Feb 02, 2017 FERC approval
Apr 21, 2016 Tariff amendment filing (ER16-1483)
Mar 25, 2016 Board of Governors approval
Sep 30, 2016 Deployment
Frequency response phase 2 FR Dec 22, 2016 Inactive Will resume in 2020
Generation deliverability assessment GDA May 02, 2019 Completed Dec 10, 2019 Revised draft tariff language
Oct 30, 2019 Revised draft final proposal

Sep 11, 2020 FERC approval (ER20-732)
Jun 03, 2020 Compliance filing (ER20-732)
May 19, 2020 FERC approval (ER20-732)
Feb 28, 2020 Deficiency letter (ER20-732)
Jan 02, 2020 Tariff amendment (ER20-732)
Nov 13, 2019 Board of Governors approval
Hybrid resources phase 1 HR Jul 22, 2019 Completed May 07, 2020 Second revised straw proposal posted
Jul 10, 2020 Revised draft tariff language posted
Nov 19, 2020 FERC approval (ER20-2890)
Jul 22, 2020 Board of Governors approval
Jun 30, 2020 EIM Governing Body briefing
Dec 2020 Deployment
Dec 2020 Activation
Implementation milestones
Hybrid resources phase 2 HR Jul 22, 2019 Active April 29, 2021 Second revised draft tariff language (phases 1 & 2) posting
May 6, 2021 Comments due
May 11, 2021 Meeting
June 2021* Third revised draft tariff language (phase 2b) posting
Dec 28, 2020 Revised draft tariff language (phase 2a) posted
Mar 9, 2021 FERC approval (phase 2a) (ER21-843)
Nov 18, 2020 Board of Governors approval
Nov 04, 2020 EIM Governing Body briefing
Oct 01, 2021 Deployment
Oct 2021 Activation
Interconnection process enhancements IPE Jan 24, 2018 Completed Sep 19, 2018 Revised draft tariff language
Dec 21, 2018 Second addendum to draft final proposal
Oct 18, 2019 FERC approval (ER19-2679)
Aug 23, 2019 Tariff amendment filing, 5 items (ER19-2679)
Feb 19, 2019 FERC approval 15 items (ER18-2498)
Feb 07, 2019 Board of Governors approval 4 items
Nov 14, 2018 Board of Governors approval 4 items
Sep 27, 2018 Tariff amendment (ER18-2498)
Sep 05, 2018 Board of Governors approval 8 items
Jul 26, 2018 Board of Governors approval 7 items
Oct. 23, 2019 Tariff revisions effective (ER19-2679)
Nov 27, 2018 Tariff revisions effective (ER18-2498)
Intertie deviation settlement IDS Aug 22, 2018 Completed Mar 18, 2019 Draft tariff language
Feb 13, 2019 Draft final proposal
Mar 31, 2021 Order accepting compliance filing (ER20-1890)
Feb 3, 2021 Compliance filing (ER20-1890)
Feb 1, 2021 Order granting waiver and dismissing compliance filing (ER20-1890)
Dec 08, 2020 Order accepting compliance filing (ER20-1890)
Sep 29, 2020 Compliance filing (ER20-1890)
Sep 17, 2020 FERC approval (ER20-1890)
Feb 07, 2019 Board of Governors approval
Jan 24, 2019 EIM Governing Body briefing
Feb 01, 2021 Deployment
Feb 08, 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Local capacity technical study criteria update LCT study criteria update May 30, 2019 Completed Nov 05, 2019 Draft tariff language
Sep 03, 2019 Draft final proposal
Jan 17, 2020 FERC approval (ER20-548)
Dec 09, 2019 Tariff amendment filing (ER20-548)
Nov 13, 2019 Board of Governors approval
Local market power mitigation enhancements 2018 LMPM Enhancements 2018 Apr 30, 2019 Completed May 24, 2019 Revised draft tariff language
Feb 01, 2019 Draft final proposal
Nov 20, 2019 Local Market Power Mitigation Enhancements Effective Date Notification (ER19-2347)
Sep 30, 2019 FERC approval (ER19-2437)
Jul 02, 2019 Tariff amendment filing (ER19-2347)
Mar 27, 2019 Board of Governors approval
Mar 12, 2019 EIM Governing Body approval
Nov 13, 2019 Deployment
Nov 2019 Activation
Implementation milestones
Market enhancements for summer 2021 readiness Market enhancements for summer 2021 readiness Dec 22, 2020 Active Apr 15, 2021 Revised final proposal posted (includes all topics)
Mar 10, 2021 Revised draft tariff language posted*

*Topics include market incentives for imports; real-time scarcity pricing enhancements; reliability demand response dispatch and real-time price impacts; and independent study interconnection enhancements
**Load, export and wheeling priorities topic only
Apr 28, 2021 Tariff Amendment (ER21-1790)**
Apr 23, 2021 Tariff Amendment (ER21-1536)*
Apr 21, 2021 Board of Governors approval**
Apr 19, 2021 EIM Governing Body approval**
Mar 26, 2021 Tariff Amendment (ER21-1536)*
Mar 24-25, 2021 Board of Governors approval*
Mar 10, 2021 EIM Governing Body approval*

Jun 01, 2021 Deployment
Jun 2021 Activation

Load, export and wheeling priorities only:
Jul 2021 Deployment
Jul 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Market settlement timeline MST Jun 13, 2019 Completed Sep 23, 2019 Draft final proposal


Nov 13, 2019 Board of Governors approval
Oct 30, 2019 EIM Governing Body briefing
Oct 02, 2020 FERC approval (ER20-2617)
Dec 2020 Deployment
Jan 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Maximum import capability enhancements MIC enhancements Mar 10, 2021 Active Mar 18, 2021 Meeting
Apr 01, 2021 Comments due on issue paper
Nov 3-4, 2021 Board of Governors meeting
Maximum import capability stabilization and multi-year allocation MIC stabilization and multi-year allocation Dec 03, 2019 Active Feb 09, 2021 Revised draft tariff language posted
Jul 14, 2020 Draft final proposal posted
Apr 23, 2021 Tariff amendment (ER21-1469)
Mar 18, 2021 Tariff amendment (ER21-1469)
Oct 01, 2020 Board of Governors approval
Q3 2021*
Proxy demand resource - resource adequacy clarifications PDR-RA Clarifications Mar 27, 2020 Completed Apr 28, 2020 Final proposal Nov 23, 3030 FERC approval (ER20-2922)
Jul 22, 2020 Board of Governors approval
Nov 2020
Implementation milestones
Pseudo-ties of shared resources May 07, 2020 Active Oct 30, 2020 Third revised draft tariff language posted Jan 29, 2021 FERC approval (ER21-447)
Nov 18, 2020 Board of Governors approval
Nov 04, 2020 EIM Governing Body briefing
Spring 2021
Implementation milestones
Real-time market neutrality settlement May 01, 2019 Completed Apr 25, 2019 Issue paper/straw proposal posted Sep 06, 2019 FERC approval
Jul 30, 2019 Tariff amendment filing (ER19-2497)
Jul 24, 2019 Board of Governors consent
Jun 28, 2019 EIM Governing Body approval
Nov 13, 2019 Deployment
Nov 2019 Activation
Real-time settlement review RTSR Aug 13, 2020 Active Oct 21, 2020 Draft final proposal posted Apr 30, 2021 FERC approval in part/rejection in part (ER21-955)
Mar 25, 2021 Amendment to filing (ER21-955)
Jan 27, 2021 Tariff amendment filing (ER21-955)
Dec 17, 2020 Board of Governors approval
Dec 02, 2020 EIM Governing Body approval (settlement rule changes)
Phase 1
May 01, 2021 Deployment
May 2021 Activation

Phase 2
Oct 01, 2021 Deployment
Oct 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Reliability must-run and capacity procurement mechanism enhancements RMR and CPM enhancements Jan 30, 2018 Completed Apr 03, 2019 Third revised draft tariff language posted
Jan 23, 2019 Draft final proposal posted
Oct 28, 2019 Compliance filing (ER19-1641)
Sep 27, 2019 FERC approval
Apr 22, 2019 Tariff amendment filing (ER19-1641)
Mar 27, 2019 Board of Governors approval
Nov 13, 2019 Deployment
Jan 2020 Activation
Resource adequacy enhancements phase 1 RA Enhancements Oct 30, 2018 Active Mar 25, 2021 Revised draft tariff language posted
Feb 17, 2021 Final proposal posted
Mar 24, 2021 Board of Governors approval
Jun 01, 2021 Deployment
Jun 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Resource adequacy enhancements phase 2 RA Enhancements Oct 30, 2018 Active May 25, 2021* Final proposal - phase 2A posting
Jun 01-02, 2021* Meeting
Jun 16, 2021* Comments due
Jul 14-15, 2021* Board of Governors meeting (phase 2A)
Nov 03-04, 2021* Board of Governors meeting (phase 2B)
Q3 2022
Implementation milestones
Storage as a transmission asset STA Apr 06, 2018 Inactive Jan 14, 2019 Meeting
System market power mitigation SMP Dec 16, 2019 Active Feb 2021* Draft tariff language posting
Q2 2020
Transmission access charge structure enhancements Inactive Sep 17, 2018 Draft final proposal
2021* Board of Governors meeting
2021* EIM Governing Body meeting
Variable operations and maintenance cost review VOM cost review Dec 19, 2019 Active Jan 25, 2021 Revised draft tariff language posted
Oct 22, 2020 Final proposal posted
Mar 03, 2021 Tariff amendment (ER21-1266)
Nov 18, 2020 Board of Governors approval
Oct 01, 2021 Deployment
Oct 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones
Western EIM base schedule submission deadline BSSD Sep 23, 2020 Active Nov 05, 2020 Draft final proposal posted Apr 30, 2021 FERC approval in part/rejection in part (ER21-955)
Mar 25, 2021 Amendment to tariff changes (ER21-955)
Jan 27, 2021 Tariff amendment filing (ER21-955)
Dec 17, 2020 Board of Governors approval
Dec 02, 2020 Western EIM Governing Body approval
May 01, 2021 Deployment (phase 1)
May 2021 Activation (phase 1)
Oct 01, 2021 Deployment (phase 2)
Oct 2021 Activation (phase 2)
Implementation milestones
Western EIM governance review phase 1 Dec 14, 2018 Completed May 21, 2019 Draft final proposal posted
Jun 18, 2019 Addendum to draft final proposal posted
Jun 18, 2019 Revised draft final charter posted
May 21, 2019 EIM Governing Body approval
Western EIM governance review phase 2 Dec 14, 2018 Active May 06, 2021 ISO Board of Governors and EIM Governing Body meeting
Western EIM sub-entity scheduling coordinator role EIM SESC Nov 03, 2020 Active May 05, 2021 Meeting
Jun 30, 2021 EIM Governing Body meeting
Jul 14-15, 2021 Board of Governors meeting
Oct 01, 2021 Deployment
Oct 2021 Activation
Implementation milestones