SOURCE: California Independent System Operator Corporation

California Independent System Operator Corporation

August 03, 2015 15:13 ET

Statement by California ISO President and CEO Steve Berberich

President Obama Announces Release of Clean Power Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

FOLSOM, CA--(Marketwired - August 03, 2015) - The California Independent System Operator issued the following response to President Obama's Clean Power Plan, which aims to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

"The ISO is proud to be leading the nation in integrating clean, renewable resources such as wind and solar into the grid, and we see the Clean Power Plan as creating opportunities to further modernize the western grid into a flexible, resilient system that will meet or exceed state and federal environmental goals." -- Steve Berberich, ISO President and CEO.

To learn more about the ISO's efforts to reduce carbon from the electrical system, please visit the "Going Green" section of the ISO's website at www.caiso.com.

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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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