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MISO Members

Membership gives Stakeholders a voice in the committee process allowing them to provide advice and input to MISO on strategic and operational business decisions. It also guarantees participation in the election of MISO’s Board of Directors. Each member gets a single vote and can represent one or several companies.

Common Membership Downloads

Stakeholder Groups

Membership applicants join one of ten sectors for representation and voting purposes at meetings of the Advisory Committee and Planning Advisory Committee as well as for the election of MISO’s Board of Directors. Once you become a member, you may change sectors once per year by contacting membership@misoenergy.org.

AEP Indiana Michigan Transmission Company, Inc.
ALLETE, Inc. (for its operating division Minnesota Power, Inc., and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Superior Water, Light and Power Company)
Ameren Illinois Company (d/b/a Ameren Illinois)
Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois* 
American Transmission Company, LLC
Ames Municipal Electric System
Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation
Big Rivers Electric Corporation
Board of Water, Electric, and Communications Trustees of the City of Muscatine, Iowa
Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency
City of Alexandria, Louisiana
City of Springfield, Illinois (Office of Public Utilities)
Cleco Power LLC
Columbia, Missouri, City of (Water & Light Dept.)
Cooperative Energy (formerly SMEPA)
Dairyland Power Cooperative
Duke Energy Indiana, LLC
East Texas Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Entergy Arkansas, LLC
Entergy Louisiana, LLC
Entergy Mississippi LLC
Entergy New Orleans, LLC
Entergy Texas, Inc.
Great River Energy
GridLiance Heartland LLC* 
Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
Indianapolis Power & Light Company
International Transmission Company (d/b/a ITC Transmission)
ITC Midwest LLC
Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government
Michigan Electric Transmission Company, LLC
Michigan Public Power Agency
Michigan South Central Power Agency
MidAmerican Energy Company
Minnesota Municipal Power Agency
Missouri Basin Municipal Power Agency (d/b/a/ Missouri River Energy Services)
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a division of MDU Resources Group, Inc.
Municipal Electric Utility of the City of Cedar Falls, Iowa
Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC** 
Northern States Power Company (Minnesota) and Northern States Power Company (Wisconsin)
Northwestern Wisconsin Electric Company
Otter Tail Power Company
Pioneer Transmission, LLC
Prairie Power, Inc.
Southern Illinois Power Cooperative
Southern Indiana Gas & Electric Company (Vectren)
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency
Union Electric Company (d/b/a Ameren Missouri)
Wabash Valley Power Association, Inc.
Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative, Inc.

*Member participates in both the Transmission Owners and the Competitive Transmission Developers stakeholder groups.  See Article Two, Section VI(A)(1) of the MISO Transmission Owners Agreement.

**Member participates in both the Transmission Owners and the Power Marketers/Brokers stakeholder groups.  See Article Two, Section VI(A)(1) of the MISO Transmission Owners Agreement.

ALLETE Clean Energy, Inc.
Apex Clean Energy Management, LLC
Benton County Wind Farm, LLC
Boston Energy Trading and Marketing LLC
Calpine Energy Services, L.P.
Cleco Cajun LLC
CP Energy Marketing (US) Inc.
Dynegy Power Marketing, LLC 
EDF Renewable Development, Inc.
EDP Renewables North America, LLC
Entergy Nuclear Power Marketing, LLC
E.ON Climate & Renewables North America, LLC
GenOn Energy Management, LLC
Geronimo Wind Energy, LLC 
Avangrid Renewables, LLC
Invenergy Energy Management LLC
Longroad Energy Management, LLC
LS Power Associates, L.P.
Main Line Generation, LLC
Midland Cogeneration Venture Limited Partnership
NextEra Energy Power Marketing
NRG Energy, Inc.
Nuclear Development, LLC
Ranger Power LLC
RES America Developments Inc. *
RRI Energy Services, LLC
Southern Power Company
Tenaska Frontier Partners LTD
Tradewind Energy, Inc.

RES America Developments Inc. participates in both the Independent Power Producers/Exempt Wholesale Generators and Competitive Transmission Developers stakeholder groups. 

Alliant Energy Corporate Services, Inc.
American Municipal Power, Inc. 
Basin Electric Power Cooperative 
Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Benton Utilities (City of Benton, Arkansas)
Buckeye Power, Inc.
City of Cleveland, Department of Public Utilities, Division of Cleveland Public Power
City of Henderson, Kentucky (d/b/a Henderson Municipal Power & Light)
City of Lansing By its Board of Water and Light 
City of Rochester, a Minnesota Municipal Corp. (acting by and through its Rochester Public Utility Board) *
Claiborne Electric Cooperative, Inc. 
Consumers Energy Company*
DTE Energy
Great Lakes Utilities 
Heartland Consumers Power District 
Illinois Municipal Electric Agency
Jefferson Davis Electric Co-Operative Inc.
Lincoln Electric System
Madison Gas & Electric Company
Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission
Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska
Pointe Coupee Electric Membership Corporation
Prairie State Generating Company LLC 
South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association
Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation
Washington-St. Tammany Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Western Area Power Administration - Upper Great Plains Region
Willmar Municipal Utilities*
Wisconsin Electric Power Company 
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation
WPPI Energy *

*As Transmission Owning Members of MISO and signatories to the Transmission Owners Agreement, City of Rochester; Consumers Energy Company; Willmar Municipal Utilities; and WPPI Energy participate in the Municipals/Cooperatives/Transmission Dependent Utilities stakeholder group.

AEP Transmission Holding Company, LLC
Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois *
Anbaric Holding, LLC
Avangrid Networks, LLC
Brookfield Infrastructure Group Corporation
Cardinal Point Electric, LLC
Cobra Industrial Services, Inc
Duke-American Transmission Company, LLC
EasTexTransCo, LLC
Eversource Energy Transmission Ventures, Inc.
Exelon Transmission Company, LLC
Ferrovial Transco International UK, Ltd.
GridAmerica Holdings Inc.
GridLiance Heartland LLC**
Hunt Transmission Services LLC
ITC Midcontinent Development LLC
LS Power Midcontinent, LLC
Midwest Power Transmission Arkansas, LLC
NextEra Energy Transmission, LLC
NextEra Energy Transmission Midwest, LLC
OGE Transmission, LLC
Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company
Pattern Transmission LP
PPL TransLink, Inc.
Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated
RES America Developments Inc.  ***
ROADIS WETT CORP.
Republic Transmission, LLC
Transource Energy, LLC
Verdant Plains Electric, LLC
Xcel Energy Acorn Tranmission, LLC
Xcel Energy Birch Transmission, LLC
Xcel Energy Transmission Development Company, LLC

* Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois participates in both the Transmission Owners and Competitive Transmission Developers stakeholder groups. 

** GridLiance Heartland LLC participates in both the Transmission Owners and the Competitive Transmission Developers stakeholder groups. 

*** RES America Developments Inc. participates in both the Independent Power Producers/Exempt Wholesale Generators and Competitive Transmission Developers stakeholder groups. 

 

 

Clean Grid Alliance
Clean Wisconsin
Environmental Law & Policy Center
Energy Storage Association
Fresh Energy
Great Plains Institute
Natural Resources Defense Council
Sierra Club
Southern Wind Energy Association
Sustainable FERC Project
Union of Concerned Scientists

The entities comprising this stakeholder group on the Advisory Committee are not members of MISO; rather, they are representatives of stakeholder groups serving on the Advisory Committee, which have been chosen by recognized environmental and other stakeholder organizations having an interest in the activities of MISO. The entities comprising this special interest group have been granted voting rights in MISO’s stakeholder process.

Arkansas Public Service Commission
Illinois Commerce Commission
Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
Iowa Utilities Board
Kentucky Public Service Commission
Louisiana Public Service Commission
Manitoba Public Utilities Board
Michigan Public Service Commission
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
Mississippi Public Service Commission
Missouri Public Service Commission
Montana Public Service Commission
New Orleans City Council
North Dakota Public Service Commission
Public Utility Commission of Texas
South Dakota Public Utilities Commission
Public Service Commission of Wisconsin

The entities comprising this stakeholder group on the Advisory Committee are not members of MISO; rather, they are (i) representatives of state regulatory authorities serving on the Advisory Committee, which have been chosen by entities that regulate the retail electric or distribution rates of the Owners who are signatories to the Transmission Owners Agreement or (ii) representatives of public consumer groups serving on the Advisory Committee, which have been chosen by recognized consumer organizations having an interest in the activities of MISO. The entities comprising this special interest group have been granted voting rights in MISO’s stakeholder process.

Alliance for Affordable Energy
Arkansas Consumer Utilities Rate Advocacy Division, AG Office
Illinois Citizens Utility Board
Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor
Iowa Office of Consumer Advocate, AG Office
Kentucky Office of the Attorney General
Michigan Citizens Against Rate Excess
Minnesota Dept. of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources
Mississippi Public Utilities Staff
Missouri Office of the Public Counsel
Montana Consumer Counsel 
Office of Minnesota Attorney General – Residential Utilities and Antitrust Division
Texas Office of Public Utility Counsel
Wisconsin Citizens Utility Board

 

The entities comprising the public consumer groups on the Advisory Committee are not members of MISO; rather, they are (i) representatives of state regulatory authorities serving on the Advisory Committee, which have been chosen by entities that regulate the retail electric or distribution rates of the Owners who are signatories to the Transmission Owners Agreement or (ii) representatives of public consumer groups serving on the Advisory Committee, which have been chosen by recognized consumer organizations having an interest in the activities of MISO. The entities comprising this special interest group have been granted voting rights in MISO’s stakeholder process.

Contact Your Stakeholder Group

Eligible End-User Customers - Kevin Murray 

Environmental and Other Stakeholder Groups - Beth Soholt  

Competitive Transmission Developer - Sector Guidelines - Steve Rowley 

Coordination Member - Audrey Penner

Independent Power Producers and Exempt Wholesale Generators (IPP) - Mark Volpe | Sector Guidelines

Municipals, Cooperatives, and Transmission Dependent Utilities (Munis/Coops/TDUs) - Kevin Van Oirschot |  Sector Guidelines

Power Marketers and Brokers (PMs) - David Bloom

Public Consumer Advocates (Non-member Sector) - Robert Mork

State Regulatory Authorities - Tanya Paslawski

Transmission Owners (TO) - Jeff Dodd

 

 

Join MISO

Prospective Transmission Owners and non-transmission owners must sign and submit the applicable agreements provided below. 

Non-Transmission Owners Membership Application

2018 Member Form for Updating Contact Information

Submit your application

Secretary
MISO
720 City Center Drive,
Carmel, IN  46032

Transmission Owner Membership Application

2018 Member Form for Updating Contact Information

Transmission Owners Agreement

Officially called “The Agreement of Transmission Facilities Owners to Organize the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., A Delaware Non-Stock Corporation ("MISO Agreement").”

Signature Page of the Transmission Owners Agreement
Transmission Owners Agreement
Transmission Owners Executed Signature Pages to the Transmission Owners Agreement

Supplemental Agreement

This multi-party contract between the MISO, International Transmission Company (“ITC”) and each of the MISO Transmission Owners amends the Appendix I Agreement between ITC and the MISO.

Signature Page of the MISO Supplemental Agreement
Supplemental Agreement with TO Signatures

Agency Agreement

By signing Appendix G of the MISO Agreement, Transmission Owning Members will authorize MISO to act as the agent in the performance of Tariff administrative duties related to "Non-transferred Transmission Facilities."

Appendix G (Agency Agreement) of the MISO Agreement

Amended Balancing Authority Agreement

This agreement, between the MISO and the MISO Local Balancing Authorities, resulted from negotiations regarding the establishment and implementation of the MISO Ancillary Services Markets.

Signature Page of the Amended Balancing Authority Agreement
Amended Balancing Authority Agreement, including signatories  

Submit your application

Secretary
MISO
720 City Center Drive, 
Carmel, IN  46032