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Jun. 13, 2013MISO Multi-Value Transmission Portfolio (MVPs)
By: Beth Soholt
On June 7, 2013, the Seventh Circuit issued its eagerly anticipated decision on the MISO’s regional cost allocation rate design rules for multi-value projects (MVPs). MISO’s first set of MVPs are valued at more than $5.5 billion, and MISO justified them in part on state RPS and the need to transmit wind energy from remote locations to load centers.
The court upheld MISO’s MVP rate design, finding that the Illinois and Michigan (who appealed FERC’s approval of the MISO MVP cost allocation) had no... Read More »
The Midwest’s electricity grid operator later this year is expected to add more than 15,000 miles of transmission and 30,000 megawatts of generation to its system overnight — at midnight, to be precise, on Dec. 18.
That’s the date MISO, pending a few remaining regulatory hurdles, will assume responsibility for operating the electric grid in much of Arkansas and Louisiana and parts of Texas and Mississippi.
The area’s transmission has been run since the 1950s by Entergy, a... Read More »
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