May 23, 2024


The Midcontinent Independent System Operator is a regional transmission organization that plans transmission projects, administers wholesale markets for its membership and manages the flow of electricity in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. 
MISO Braces for Hot Summer, Potential 130-GW Peak
MISO expects a hot summer and should be able to survive load peaks into the 120-GW range, but the system could be on the brink if a scorching day produces demand near 130 GW.
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MISO Says Risk Driving It to LMR Reorganization, Stronger Requirements
Because of resource adequacy risks, MISO may need to place tougher requirements on load-modifying resources and devise new, nonemergency means to use load offsets that can't meet new standards.
MISO Selects Former Airline CIO for New Digital Officer Role
MISO announced that Nirav Shah, Republic Airways’ former chief information officer and vice president of IT, will serve as its new chief digital and information officer.
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MISO Unable to Find Alternatives to Delayed Entergy Louisiana Tx Project
MISO announced it was unable to land on a suitable substitute for a $260 million Entergy Louisiana reliability project about eight months after it announced an alternatives study.
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OMS RA Summit: Scarcity to Persist, Load Growth Debatable
There’s no going back on waning capacity in MISO, panelists agreed at a gathering of state regulators, though predictions of escalating load growth have some skeptical.
Northern Indiana Public Service Co.
MISO, PJM Agree to Perform New Type of Joint Transmission Study
MISO and PJM announced they will embark on a new joint transmission study in the latter half of this year that concentrates on upping their interregional transfer capability.
Canada Pension Board, Global Infrastructure Partners to Buy Allete
Canada's pension board and a private equity firm intend to buy Allete for $6.2 billion, a deal that appears to make some Minnesota regulators apprehensive.
Ameren: MISO Missouri Capacity Shortfall Likely Inconsequential
Ameren executives have reassured shareholders that Missouri’s capacity shortfall beginning this summer is no cause for panic.
Wisconsin PSC: Missing Info in We Energies’ Oak Creek Coal-to-gas Plans
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin said it’s missing several details from We Energies regarding its multiyear plan to substitute gas for coal at its Oak Creek Power Plant.
J.Ranck Electric
Stakeholders Deliver Negative Reactions to Proposed MISO Capacity Accreditation at FERC
Stakeholder voices criticizing the design of MISO’s proposed, probabilistic capacity accreditation outnumbered those expressing support before FERC.

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