By Kathie Zipp Recent changes to the California ISO (CAISO) SSL security certification program used by Remote Intelligent Gateways (RIGs) required updates to aging hardware and software that many electric power resources use for real-time communications with the ISO.
As a result, 29 electric power resources, with 4,897 MW of generation capacity, selected Trimark Associates to upgrade their Remote Intelligent Gateway (RIG) systems to be compatible with the new security certificates by CAISO’s May 7 deadline.
The replacement RIGs support secure communication between the CAISO and generation resources that can meet up to 20% of California’s electrical load. These resources range from a 1-MW solar
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