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Regionals Take Lead on Resiliency

FERC Chooses RTOs/ISOs Over Proposed Fed Support for Coal, Nuclear

Southwest Power Pool finds low energy prices, more wind power use

According to the report, while the percentage of generation provided by wind resources continued to climb, generation provided by coal-powered resources continued to decline

Big Business Wants Renewables and RTOs can Deliver if they work Together

Internet companies, retailers and beer makers want renewable energy and are willing to pay for it, even if it's generated a long distance away. Electricity transmission planners should take note and build accordingly to bridge that gap, according a new report from the Wind Energy Foundation.

Louisiana regulators file report on SWEPCO transmission project

Staff noted that it recommends that the commission find that the LWTP is in the public interest since the project is needed for reliability purposes and is a cost-effective solution to current and future reliability needs

NextEra buys Oklahoma portion of transmission project

Under the agreement, Clean Line Energy retains project assets east of Oklahoma, and NextEra Energy Resources owns only the project assets in Oklahoma

GRDA dedicates 505 MW combined cycle natural gas power plant

It is the first J-Series turbine produced at the MHPS Savannah Machinery Works and the first to be operational in the Americas

Xcel Energy picks Midwest Reliability Organization for compliance in Texas-New Mexico

Currently Xcel Energy's Texas-New Mexico grid reliability is coordinated by SPP RE  

Central Hudson seeks approval for rate increases in New York

The rate plan applies exclusively to delivery charges

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AEP Texas Seeks OK for Transmission Line Connecting Roserock Solar Farm By Corina Rivera Linares, Chief Analyst, TransmissionHub American Electric Power's unit AEP Texas Inc., in an application received by the Public Utility Commission (PUC) of...

Southwest Power Pool dissolving enforcement entity to focus on RTO

Bowing to a nationwide movement among U.S. grid organizations, SPP is dissolving its SPP Regional Entity (RE) by the end of next year. In the meantime, the SPP Regional Transmission Authority (RTO) has expanded its oversight from eight to 14 central and southwest states in the past decade.