December 3, 2023

SPP Regional States Committee (RSC)

New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
New NM Commissioner Steps Down over Qualifications
Less than two weeks after the governor appointed new members to the New Mexico PRC, one member has resigned and a replacement has been named.
SPP Board, Regulators Side with Staff over Reserve Margin
SPP’s Board of Directors has sided with staff in approving an increase of the RTO’s planning reserve margin to 15%, effective next year.
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SPP Board, Regulators to Consider Reserve Margin Increase
SPP and its members have agreed to boost the reserve margin to 15% but remain at odds over the timing of the increase following "contentious" MOPC discussions.
ITC Holdings
McAdams Stands up for Texas in SPP RSC Debate
Despite Texas PUC Commissioner Will McAdams' forceful opposition, SPP approved a measure granting local projects an opportunity for regional funding.
SPP, Members Begin Response to February’s Winter Storm
SPP and stakeholders agreed on the need for better gas-electric coordination as they begin to address the causes of load shedding during February’s storm.
Texas Admin Monitor
Texas Public Utility Commission Briefs: July 15, 2021
Texas PUC staff and ERCOT staff have been "living on coffee and anger" as they work together to redesign the state's deregulated market.
February Storm Still a Hot Topic on the Conference Circuit
February’s winter storm, which threw Texas and much of the Midwest into a deep freeze, remains a hot topic as seen at recent industry conferences.
SPP Joint Quarterly Stakeholder Briefing: April 27, 2020
SPP CEO Barbara Sugg assured stakeholders the RTO is taking careful steps to reopen while the pandemic still rages, making clear it will be a slow process.
Monitor Casts Doubts on MISO-SPP CTS Benefits
SPP’s Market Monitor said MISO and SPP must rethink some of their fees and practices before rolling out coordinated transaction scheduling across the seam.
SPP Regional State Committee Briefs: Jan. 27, 2020
The SPP Cost Allocation Working Group told the Regional State Committee that they plan to establish a narrow byway facility cost allocation review process.

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