CAISO Hits Reset on Backstop Procurement Overhaul June 1, 2018 By Jason FordneyCAISO is going back to the drawing board to overhaul its reliability-must-run program, switching to a “holistic” approach. | © RTO Insider 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 Players Urge Action on RMR, Other TopicsCAISO market participants have many opinions on how the ISO should prioritize the complex and urgent tasks on the ISO’s plate for 2018. CAISO Floats Reliability Programs RevampCAISO has kicked off an effort to implement major changes in the way it procures backstop generation needed to maintain grid reliability. | CAISO CAISO Regulation Costs Quadruple as Prices, Procurement JumpCAISO’s regulation costs have quadrupled since the ISO increased requirements to help balance variable output from renewable resources in February.