CAISO Says Constrained Tx Contributed to Blackouts October 8, 2020By Hudson Sangree and Robert MullinBy Hudson SangreeA report on the causes of California’s August blackouts contends that constrained transmission prevented much needed imports from reaching the state. Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:CAISO Provides More Details on BlackoutsCAISO and the California PUC and Energy Commission explained to Gov. Gavin Newsom why the state had two days of rolling blackouts recently. | U.S. NavyTheories Abound over California Blackouts CauseObservers cited dependence on imports, underperformance of natural gas and wind, and market manipulation as possible causes of California’s recent blackouts. | © RTO Insider'Last Challenging Night' for CAISO, Governor HopesA grueling heat wave that caused rolling blackouts and sparked wildfires across California is expected to abate somewhat starting Thursday, potentially easing the strain on CAISO. | NASA Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.