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
Effective planning for transmission and generation needs must balance system reliability, market efficiency, and state and federal energy policies. MISO Transmission Expansion Plan (MTEP) identifies issues and opportunities, develops alternatives for consideration, and evaluates those options to determine effective transmission solutions.
Review MTEP16 Documentation
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: