Southwest Power Pool to launch energy imbalance market as alternative to CAISO

Utility Dive: SPP is growing its services and capabilities, with the upcoming WEIS just one of several contract-based products from the regional grid operator.

SPP also administers the Western Interconnection Unscheduled Flow Mitigation Plan and will offer RC services to a number of utilities in about six months. The RTO also said it is in the early stages of developing planning coordination services, "by which it would help utilities study and plan upgrades to the region's transmission system."

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