Heat Waves Spur Record EIM Benefits November 10, 2020By Hudson SangreeBy Hudson SangreeBenefits for participants in CAISO’s EIM surged past $119 million in the third quarter, a record amount driven by the heat waves of August and September. | CAISO 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:Heat Waves, Blackouts Slow Western EIM ExpansionHeat waves and capacity shortfalls have slowed an effort by the Western EIM to expand from a real-time interstate trading forum to a day-ahead market. | Ready.govFERC Clarifies Western EIM OrderFERC reaffirmed its rejection of a proposed net export limit to help the Western EIM avoid unintended consequences of market power mitigation but offered a clarification on its earlier ruling. | © RTO InsiderCAISO Readies for Weekend Heat WaveCAISO called for extra capacity and conservation and put grid maintenance on hold as it faces a Labor Day weekend heat wave like the one that strained its system in mid-August. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.