Wholesale market participants and, ultimately, energy consumers, benefit from MISO’s coordination of short and long-term planning. Using advanced modeling and thorough research, we help ensure reliable and efficient electricity transmission in our footprint and beyond. We follow planning principles detailed by FERC in Order 890 for a regional process that is open, transparent, coordinated and equitable.
Monthly Transmission Planning Reports
Featured Study: MTEP
Effectively planning for the Midwest’s transmission and generation needs must balance system reliability, market efficiency, and state and federal energy policies. MISO Transmission Expansion Plan (MTEP) reports transmission scenarios and their related opportunities or weaknesses.
Planning Committees and Groups
To facilitate collaboration, MISO staff, transmission owner representatives, stakeholder entities and policy makers participate in or contribute to the planning processes. Key forums include: