Transmission Working Group

Transmission Working Group

The Transmission Working Group (TWG) is responsible for planning criteria to evaluate transmission additions, seasonal ATC calculations, seasonal flowgate ratings, oversight of coordinated planning efforts, and oversight of transmission contingency evaluations. The TWG develops recommendations for the Operations Policy Committee regarding changes to SPP criteria referenced herein and works with individual transmission owners on issues of coordinated planning and NERC and SPP compliance. The TWG coordinates the calculation of the Available Transfer Capability for commerce maintaining regional reliability, while ensuring study procedures and criteria are updated to meet the regional needs of SPP, in cooperation with governing regulatory entities. The TWG is responsible for publication of seasonal and future reliability assessment studies on the transmission system of the SPP region. The TWG was formerly called the Transmission Assessment Working Group.

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Travis Hyde

Director T & D Planning
OG&E

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Nathan McNeil

Manager of Engineering
Midwest Energy, Inc.

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Southwest Power Pool

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Independence Power & Light
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Lincoln Electric System
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City Utilities of Springfield Missouri
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Grand River Dam Authority
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Kansas Power Pool
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Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
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Omaha Public Power District
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Nebraska Public Power District
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Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority
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AEP
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Empire District Electric Company
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Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation
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ITC Holdings, Inc
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Western Area Power Administration
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Kansas Electric Power Coop
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Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.
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Southwestern Power Administration
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Basin Electric Power Cooperative
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Entergy Services
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