SOURCE: California Independent System Operator Corporation

California Independent System Operator Corporation

November 03, 2015 12:27 ET

Groundbreaking Set for ISO's Lincoln Backup Center

FOLSOM, CA--(Marketwired - November 03, 2015) - Media representatives are invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the new California ISO Lincoln Operations and Data Center, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, at 4 p.m., at 500 Business Park Drive in Lincoln, CA.

The center, slated for construction on a 3.3-acre site, will house the ISO's backup operations, replacing the current facility currently located in Alhambra, CA. The Lincoln facility will improve operations and logistics with the ISO's headquarters in Folsom, and will primarily be used to respond during an incident if the Folsom control center is unavailable.

The new center is scheduled for completion in December 2016, weather permitting. It will be a two-story, 35,000-square-foot mixed-use building with data and operations systems, and flexible work space, with a modern, functional design.

The groundbreaking ceremony will bring together key ISO staff, city officials and project designers and builders.

Credentialed media only will be allowed at the event. Contact Anne Gonzales at AGonzales@caiso.com to attend.

Location: Lincoln Aviation Business Park, 500 Business Park Drive, Lincoln, CA.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Time: 4 p.m. Pacific time

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The California ISO provides open and non-discriminatory access to one of the largest power grids in the world. The vast network of high-voltage transmission power lines is supported by a competitive energy market and comprehensive grid planning. Partnering with about a hundred clients, the nonprofit public benefit corporation is dedicated to the continual development and reliable operation of a modern grid that operates for the benefit of consumers. Recognizing the importance of the global climate challenge, the ISO is at the forefront of integrating renewable power and advanced technologies that will help meet a sustainable energy future efficiently and cleanly.

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