The NCPA Power Management division, in coordination with the other NCPA divisions, provides a variety of wholesale energy market services to its Members and customers. Such services include, but are not limited to, scheduling coordination services, load forecasting services, transactional services, real-time dispatch and control center services, and reliability standards compliance services. NCPA owns and operates a full-time scheduling and dispatch center that was commissioned in 1985. NCPA also became one of the first scheduling coordinators certified by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) in 1998. NCPA provides schedule coordination and dispatch services in support of its Members’ and customers’ load, and over 40 generating facilities consisting of a large variety of generation technologies.