Business practice manuals detail California ISO operations
Business practice manuals (BPMs) provide detailed rules, procedures and examples for the administration, operation, planning and accounting requirements of the California ISO and the market that are consistent with the ISO tariff. Adherence to the manuals is important for orderly operation of the ISO market. And our systematic and publicly transparent change management process ensures the consideration of all relevant information when modifying the manuals.
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The ISO systematic and publicly transparent BPM Change Management process ensures the consideration of all relevant information when modifying BPMs. The change management process uses a system available through the ISO public website that provides a way to propose BPM changes, comment on open change requests, and track proposed change requests. The change management process begins when the ISO or a stakeholder submits a web-based Proposed Revision Request (PRR). After an ISO review for completeness, PRRs are posted to the website, triggering a stakeholder review and comment period.
Business practice manuals
These comprehensive documents contain implementation details through which the California ISO and market participants conduct business in accordance with the Tariff.
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