News from MISO

Mar 14, 2014, 13:05 ET

MISO Breaks Ground on South Region Operations Center

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) broke ground today on a regional operations center in Little Rock, Ark., signifying a...

Dec 19, 2013, 08:36 ET

MISO Completes Largest-Ever Power Grid Integration

 Cheers went up in the MISO control room last night after more than two years of intensive planning and training led to the smooth...

Dec 12, 2013, 16:09 ET

MISO Board of Directors Re-elected at Annual Meeting

Today during MISO's annual members' meeting, stakeholders re-elected board members Mike Evans, Paul Feldman and Judy Walsh.  All three have...

Dec 12, 2013, 15:01 ET

MISO's MTEP13 Marks a Decade of Planning for Reliable Low-Cost Energy

MISO's Board of Directors celebrated a milestone today when they unanimously approved MISO's Transmission Expansion Plan 2013 (MTEP13). This, the...

Dec 06, 2013, 11:08 ET

MISO Study Says Gas Industry Developments Support Growing Power Industry Demand

 The results of the latest phase of a multi-faceted analysis of natural gas infrastructure commissioned by MISO were released today. The study...

Oct 03, 2013, 14:33 ET

MISO South Takes Next Step in Integration

 This week marks the start of market day simulations for entities in the MISO South region and is an important step for customers joining MISO....

Jul 24, 2013, 15:22 ET

Innovation Leader: MISO Uses Real-Time Synchrophasor Technologies to Enhance Reliability

 MISO recently became one of the first grid operators across the country to utilize new synchrophasor technology in MISO's Real-Time System...

Jun 03, 2013, 10:53 ET

MISO Expands Reliability Services for South

 Just after 11:01 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, MISO, the regional transmission organization responsible for the safe, reliable...

Apr 05, 2013, 15:21 ET

MISO Clears First Annual Capacity Auction

 MISO administered the first capacity auction under its recently enhanced resource adequacy construct this week.  The system wide clearing...

Feb 22, 2013, 10:06 ET

MISO Board Approves Four New Transmission-Owning Members

MISO's Board of Directors yesterday approved the applications of four new transmission-owning members: Cleco Power LLC, Lafayette City-Parish...

Dec 13, 2012, 16:55 ET

MISO Board Approves Seven New Transmission-Owning Members

MISO's Board of Directors today approved seven new transmission-owning members, as well as a new transmission planning portfolio. These key...

Dec 13, 2012, 14:10 ET
Michael Curran re-elected to MISO's Board of Directors.  (PRNewsFoto/MISO)

MISO Members Re-Elect Two Board Members

MISO announced today that its members re-elected board members Michael J. Curran and Eugene W. Zeltmann at the regional grid operator's annual...

Dec 12, 2012, 10:10 ET

SME Announces Plan to Join MISO

 South Mississippi Electric Power Association (SME) announced plans to join MISO, the regional grid operator, as a fully integrated...

Nov 27, 2012, 17:14 ET

Wind Output in MISO Surpasses 10GW

 For the first time since it began integrating wind into market operations in 2006, actual wind output surpassed 10,000 megawatts in MISO, the...

Nov 15, 2012, 14:07 ET

Entergy Receives Final Regulatory Approvals in Move to MISO

Today, Entergy's integration into MISO took another major step forward as the Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) and New Orleans City...

Oct 26, 2012, 17:44 ET

APSC Conditionally Approves Entergy Arkansas Move to MISO

 Today, the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) issued an order supporting Entergy Arkansas' change of control request to join regional...

Oct 25, 2012, 16:03 ET

Order 1000 Filing Strengthens Existing Planning Approaches for all MISO Stakeholders

Today, MISO filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission updated tariff and transmission owner agreement language designed to build upon...

Oct 09, 2012, 14:30 ET

MISO Discusses Future of the Electricity Grid with Midwest Governors

MISO President and CEO John R. Bear highlighted the numerous ways in which MISO is working to address issues and changes impacting the electric...

Sep 27, 2012, 10:31 ET

MISO Using Smart Grid Technology to Improve Reliability

 MISO and its transmission owners reached two major milestones today in implementing the U.S. Department of Energy's goal of revitalizing the...

Aug 06, 2012, 07:00 ET

Arkansas PSC Outlines Steps for Entergy Arkansas' Move to MISO

Last Friday, the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) issued an order outlining the path forward for Entergy Arkansas to transfer functional...

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