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Southwest Power Pool


FERC Backs First Compliance Filings on Energy Storage Rule

The energy storage market received a boost Oct. 17 when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved the first two compliance filings implementing Order 841, a rule the commission said…


Oklahoma Coal Plant Sets Closing Date After Losing PPA

An executive with the AES Shady Point coal-fired power plant in Oklahoma said the facility could close as soon as January after being notified its power purchase agreement (PPA) will…


SPP Becomes First U.S. Grid Operator to Record Greater Than 50% Wind Penetration

A large swath of the central U.S. set a North American wind penetration record of 52.1% early in the morning on February 12, the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) reported. The…