The Midcontinent Independent System Operator is a regional transmission organization that plans transmission projects, administers wholesale markets for its membership and manages the flow of electricity in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. 
NorthWestern Energy
Groups Ask Montana PSC to Consider Climate Impacts in Rulemakings
More than 40 Montana organizations petitioned the state’s Public Service Commission to consider climate impacts when issuing utility rulemakings.
ERCOT CEO Cool to Linking to Neighboring RTOs
ERCOT CEO Pablo Vegas threw cold water on the possibility of linking the ISO and the national grid’s other two interconnections.
Interim CEO Fowke Explains AEP Leadership Change
One day after removing Julie Sloat as its CEO and installing former Xcel Energy CEO Bob Fowke on an interim basis, AEP used its quarterly earnings call to add further color to the board's decision.
AEU Grades ISO/RTO Queues as Order 2023 is Implemented
Advanced Energy United has released a scorecard that ranks the seven domestic ISO/RTOs on their generator interconnection processes, finding room for improvement in every one.
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MISO, SPP to Conduct Interregional Study in 2024
MISO and SPP agreed to conduct another coordinated system plan study along their seam this year, although five previous studies have failed to produce a single interregional joint project.
Entergy Highlights Data Center and Industrial Load Growth in Q4 Earnings
Executives focused on Entergy’s booming industrial load growth during a year-end earnings call Feb. 22.
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MISO Publishes Call to Action to Bypass Danger in Reliability Imperative Report
MISO released a new edition of its Reliability Imperative report, with the latest version containing an urgent call to action for all MISO players.
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FERC Catches Ketchup Caddy Co. in Another Fake DR Scheme in MISO
FERC is poised to levy a total $27 million in penalties on a Texas-based LLC meant to sell in-car ketchup holders that collected more than $1 million in undeserved MISO demand response payments.
We Energies
We Energies Secures FERC Permission to Switch Coal Interconnection with Gas Plant
FERC has allowed We Energies a MISO tariff waiver, making it simpler for the utility to trade gas for coal at its Oak Creek campus in Wisconsin.
Enviros, Consumer Advocates Join Regulators Urging PJM-MISO Interregional Planning
A bevy of consumer, clean energy and environmental advocates have joined state regulators in appealing to MISO and PJM to undertake more comprehensive interregional transmission planning.

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