2. Imbalance and Balance Accounts

Imbalance Trading Online Training

Imbalance Accounts include:


  • Cumulative
  • Operating
  • CPBA

Imbalance Account balances are current only during the Trade Period.


Balance Accounts include:


  • Market Center Park & Lend
  • Storage

Current Balance Account balances may be retrieved at any time, whether the Trade Period is in effect or not.


Three types of imbalances may be electronically traded:


  • Cumulative Imbalances - traded the month following the supply month
  • Operating Imbalances - traded three months following the supply month
  • California Production Imbalances (CPBA) - traded the month following the supply month


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3. Cumulative Imbalances

A Cumulative Imbalance is the difference between supply and usage ...

4. Operating Imbalances

Operating Imbalances apply only to PG&E's Core and Core ...

5. CPBA Imbalances

CPBA Imbalances apply only to California production ...