ISO Invites Media to Attend Stakeholder Symposium, Sept. 7 & 8

FOLSOM, CA —(Marketwired – August 31, 2016) – The California Independent System Operator (ISO) invites credentialed media to attend the annual two–day Stakeholder Symposium, one of the premier energy forums in the West.

The symposium is scheduled Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 7 and 8, at the Sacramento Convention Center.

The two day event provides an ideal venue for candid and thoughtful dialogue on our industry's most important topics. This year's event will showcase a variety of panels where industry leaders will discuss the benefits and challenges of integrating California's bulk power system with that of neighboring western states, the rise of distributed energy resources and the new role of consumers in energy markets.

Keynote speakers include Tom Steyer, environmentalist, philanthropist and clean energy business leader; and Mauricio Gutierrez, president and CEO of NRG Energy. The symposium will also have panel discussions with participants representing energy, environmental, business and regulatory sectors from throughout the state and nation.

While the event is now closed to the general audience, credentialed media may request attendance by contacting the media line, Anne Gonzales at, or Steven Greenlee at

Click here for more information on the 2016 ISO Stakeholder Symposium.

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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