Bastone has nearly 20 years of human resources and human capital strategy experience, spending over half of that time in financial services. In 2017, Bastone became a partner at Exos Financial, a company that delivers the services of a traditional investment bank, reimagined to the digital world and integrated into a powerful technology platform.
SPP has a peak demand of 50,662 MWs across 17 states, including Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.
Since joining the commission, she served a term as president of the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. In addition, she is a member of NARUC’s Critical Infrastructure Committee and Gas Committee.
Carl Monroe, Southwest Power Pool’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, has announced plans to retire effective in the first quarter of 2020.
O’Guinn has served on the Arkansas PSC since November 2016, when she was appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson. She served previously as the director of communications for the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and was also an engineer in the ADEQ’s Office of Air Quality for 16 years.
Electric transmission costs, as a percent of customer electric bills, have been manufacturing’s single largest energy cost increase over the last decade
The project award is valued at about $98 million, according to IEA, and will be able to power up to 115,000 average homes
EIA data forecasts that U.S. wind capacity added this year should total 12.7 GW, by far the best since 2012’s record of 13.3 GW. That was the year the production tax credit (PTC) was originally supposed to phase out, although it was extended.
SPP is calling on interested utilities and other customers to join in the design and implementation of a market that will meet the electricity needs of the Western Interconnection
"Contributing to the reliability and security of the North American bulk power system is a major motivation in providing “psychic compensation.” That is, the reward that comes from doing work that makes a difference in the world.