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April 19, 2024
Amanda Durish Cook
MISO Correspondent
Amanda has worked in newspapers for over a decade, first contributing to community papers in Michigan before working as a reporter and editor for The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, Fla. Amanda is an alumna of the University of Michigan and is back in the Midwest where she belongs. She resides in Indianapolis, Ind. with her husband Scott and dog Ichabod. You can find her camping, canoeing, skiing and making her way through the titles in Oprah’s Book Club.

Recent Articles
Xcel Acknowledges Prairie Island Outage Result of Drilling Accident
Xcel Energy revealed a lengthy outage at its Prairie Island nuclear plant was caused by workers inadvertently drilling through a bundle of cables last fall.
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MISO Offers 2-stage Plan for DER Aggregations in Markets
MISO hopes it can use a two-step approach to Order 2222 compliance, first using a demand response category in 2026, with full market participation of aggregations of distributed resources still on the RTO’s original 2030 timeline that FERC refused last year.
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City Council Vote Stalls Planned Wisconsin Gas-fired Plant
The planned 625-MW gas-fired Nemadji Trail Energy Center encountered another hitch after the Superior City Council refused to move ahead on zoning changes necessary for breaking ground.
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Cardinal-Hickory Creek Developers Appeal Injunction on Line’s Final Mile
Two of the developers behind the embattled Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line have appealed to lift an injunction on the last mile of the project that will intersect a wildlife refuge in Wisconsin and Iowa.
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Grid Operators Report Reliable Operations During Eclipse
Grid operators reported zero issues managing the bulk electric system as Monday’s total eclipse briefly shaded solar panels across ISO-NE, NYISO, MISO, SPP and ERCOT.
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