June 17, 2024

MISO Planning Advisory Committee (PAC)

Dairyland Power Cooperative
MISO to Cut Conductor-only Work from Competitive Bidding
MISO said after its experience with its first long-range transmission portfolio, it no longer wants to open simple, conductor-only projects to its competitive bidding process.
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MISO IMM Knocks LRTP Benefit Calculations; RTO Poised to Add More Projects
MISO’s Independent Market Monitor continues to cast doubt on the theoretical benefits estimates of the second long-range transmission projects as the RTO intends to add more projects to the already $17 billion to $23 billion portfolio.
Grid Strategies
Smaller Projects Expected from Maiden MISO-PJM Joint Tx Study
MISO told stakeholders not to expect sweeping, greenfield projects as a result of its new transfer capability study with PJM.
AES Indiana
MISO Reports 123-GW Roster for 2023 Interconnection Queue Cycle
MISO announced that 123 GW of new generation spread across 600 applications are vying to enter its generator interconnection queue under the 2023 cycle.
Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association
MISO to Try Again for Interconnection Queue MW Cap, Open Window for 2023 Requests
MISO confirmed it likely will try again with FERC in the third quarter to apply an annual megawatt cap to its interconnection queue.
Great River Energy
MISO to Re-examine Schedule for Reviewing Expedited Tx Projects
MISO’s Planning Subcommittee will tackle possible modifications to expedited project reviews, the process that allows transmission developers to begin construction earlier than usual.
MISO, SPP Ditch 90/10 JTIQ Allocation After $465M DOE Grant
Weeks after the nearly $2 billion Joint Targeted Interconnection Queue (JTIQ) transmission portfolio was awarded a $465 million Department of Energy grant, MISO and SPP are switching their proposed cost allocation for the projects.
MISO Decides Battery Storage Can Use As-available Tx Service
Battery storage that charges from the grid should be able to use non-firm transmission service, MISO has decided.
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MISO to Focus on LRTP, Congestion for MTEP 24
MISO says its 2024 Transmission Expansion Plan will look much the same as last year’s MTEP.
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MISO Says Overloads and Congestion Loom Without 2nd Long-range Tx Portfolio
After completing its initial economic and reliability analysis, MISO has found numerous overloads and congestion await its system if it doesn’t recommend a second long-range transmission plan portfolio.

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