Transmission Owner Selection Process: Qualified RFP Participants (QRPs)
To comply with FERC Order 1000, all entities wishing to build Competitive Upgrades transmission projects in the SPP region starting Jan. 1, 2015, must be approved Qualified RFP Participants ("QRPs"). All entities must apply.
To be qualified entities must meet the criteria specified in Attachment Y of the SPP Tariff. There are three specific criteria areas that must be met:
- Membership Criteria
- Financial Criteria
- Managerial Criteria
Application Deadline: June 30, 2016
Important Dates for Qualification:
April 1, 2016 – Application Window opens
June 30, 2016 – Deadline to submit QRP application
Sept. 30, 2016 – Initial QRP Determinations.
Dec. 31, 2016 – Approved 2017 QRPs posted to www.spp.org.