The students of the Real-World Grid Operations Course would like to invite you to a webcast from inside the California independent System
Operator, CAISO, one of the world’s most advanced system operators, on: Keeping the Lights on in California - Live Webcast from Inside CASIO Come listen to, and interact with, three of CAISO’s most experienced system operators. Witness, in real-time, the minute-to-minute critical activities of its operators from within the control room. This is a first, not only for UCSD, but for any university.
power trading and power scheduling. For the last 21 years, he has been with CAISO, as an Hour Ahead Operator & BEEPER, then Shift Manager. He now the manager of CAISO’s Balancing Authority Operations.
Brandon Russell – Joined CAISO 15 years ago from the Marine Corps. At CAISO, he served as Operator in Training, Hour Ahead / Day Ahead market operator and Real Time Scheduler. For the last 10 years he has been serving as a Real Time Generation Dispatcher.
Ricardo Perez - Joined the CAISO in 2005 as an Interchange Scheduler. He served as Day Ahead Scheduler, Real Time Trader and consequently a Power Marketer. In 2013, was promoted to the Transmission Dispatcher position, and currently one of six Lead Transmission Dispatchers.