December 3, 2023

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SPP, Stakeholders Honor Nick Brown in Retirement
SPP staff and stakeholders lauded former CEO Nick Brown in a virtual retirement ceremony.
SPP Board of Directors/MC Briefs: Jan. 28, 2020
SPP’s Board of Directors approved a transmission plan that will result in an estimated $545 million in projects over the next six years.
SPP Board Taps Barbara Sugg as New CEO
SPP’s board selected Barbara Sugg, the RTO's SVP of information technology and chief security officer, to replace the retiring Nick Brown as CEO.
Changes at the Top for SPP in 2020
By midyear, SPP will be without five key figures who have helped expand the grid operator’s footprint into 17 states and implement a day-ahead market.
SPP Regional State Committee Briefs: Oct. 28, 2019
SPP’s Regional State Committee endorsed the elimination of revenue credits for sponsored transmission upgrades and the transmission planning assessment.
SPP’s Brown to Retire as CEO in 2020
Southwest Power Pool (SPP) Chief Executive Officer Nick Brown will retire in April 2020 after 35 years with the RTO, 16 as its CEO.
RTO CEOs Trade Quips, Thoughts on Future at GCPA
At the Gulf Coast Power Association’s annual spring conference, ERCOT CEO Bill Magness once again moderated a panel of his counterparts from around the country.
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SPP Board of Directors/Members Committee Briefs: Oct. 31, 2017
SPP’s Board of Directors approved a cleanup of Tariff language that just may have put the RTO’s troublesome Z2 process in the rearview mirror.
PJM, SPP Chiefs Share Frustration with Order 1000
PJM CEO Andy Ott and SPP CEO Nick Brown said that FERC Order 1000 is causing headaches while doing little to encourage transmission development.
SPP Board Lets Action on Z2 Stand; Litigation Likely
The Southwest Power Pool Board of Directors and Members Committee decided to take no further action on the contentious Z2 crediting issue.

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