Selected market reports are linked below. You may access archived reports from the menu to the left.
2012 State of the Market Report
The SPP Market Monitoring Unit provides this annual report on electricity market conditions to the SPP Board of Directors, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the SPP Regional State Committee, and other appropriate state regulatory authorities. The FERC requires State of the Market Reports like this from all RTOs and Independent System Operators (ISOs).
Estimation of Net Trade Benefits from the EIS Market – April 2008
At the request of its board of directors, SPP performed a market trade benefits study as a follow-up to a pre-market assessment. A 2005 CRA International cost-benefit study conducted in advance of market launch estimated $86 million in net trade benefits. The SPP study found actual net trade benefits for the first year were $103 million from the market settling 8% of total energy consumed in the EIS footprint.
SPP Monthly State of the Market Report: April 2013
The most recent Monthly State of the Market Report for the SPP EIS market. Contains information regarding market activity, prices, participation, transmission congestion, and market power measurement and mitigation.
Supplemental Report Summarizing EIS Market Flowgate Congestion: May 2008
This supplemental report to the SPP Metrics report for the Energy Imbalance Service (EIS) Market includes additional detail regarding congestion, including parameters for each individual flowgate experiencing EIS congestion.
Cost Benefit Study for Future Market Design - Scenario: Lower Gas Price Scenario Report, April 2009
Cost Benefit Study for Future Market Design - Final Report, April 7, 2009
The SPP Cost Benefit Task Force commissioned Ventyx to perform a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the costs and benefits of four options for SPP's future market design.