WAPA, Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska and others to evaluate SPP membership

Southwest Power Pool (SPP) on Nov. 12 reported that it has received letters from several western power entities committing to evaluate membership in the organization.

If they pursue membership, Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Deseret Power Electric Cooperative, the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN), Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, and Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) would become the first members of SPP’s regional transmission organization to place facilities in the Western Interconnection under the terms and conditions of SPP’s open access transmission tariff.

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