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The system expansion plans produced through the MISO planning process must ensure the reliable operation of the transmission system, support achievement of state and federal energy policy requirements, and enable a competitive electricity market to benefit all customers. The planning process, in conjunction with an inclusive, transparent stakeholder process, must identify and support development of transmission infrastructure that is sufficiently robust to meet local and regional reliability standards, enable competition among wholesale capacity and energy suppliers in the MISO markets, and allow for competition among transmission developers in the assignment of transmission projects.
The projects listed in Appendix A of the MTEP Report constitute the essential transmission projects recommended to the MISO Board of Directors bi-annually basis for review and approval. In aggregate, these projects will:
Learn more about the current MISO Transmission Expansion Planning Cycle
Planning and Cost Allocation
Our transmission cost allocation approach seeks to match transmission projects with the cost allocation method which best corresponds to the spread of the project’s benefits.
Planning study reviews and discussions occur in several stakeholder forums, including the Planning Advisory Committee and Planning Subcommittee.
Planning Advisory CommitteePlanning SubcommitteeSub-Regional Planning Meetings
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