Midwest Independent System Operator (Multiple States)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Montana;North Dakota;South Dakota;Minnesota;Iowa;Missouri;Wisconsin;Illinois;Michigan;Indiana;Kentucky;Manitoba

Applies to States or Provinces Montana; North Dakota; South Dakota; Minnesota; Iowa; Missouri; Wisconsin; Illinois; Michigan; Indiana; Kentucky; Manitoba
Name Midwest Independent System Operator (Multiple States)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Interconnection
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector Non-Profit

Program Administrator Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator
Primary Website https://www.misoenergy.org/Pages/Home.aspx

Last Review 2014-09-15
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
Information Source http://www.miso-pjm.com/


Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (MISO) is a Regional Transmission Organization, which administers wholesale electricity markets in all or parts of 11 U.S. states and the Canadian province of Manitoba. MISO administers electricity transmission grids across the Midwest and into Canada, and provides tools, transmission planning strategies, and integration for utilities in those markets.

MISO is working with PJM Interconnection to develop complementing system operations and one robust, non-discriminatory wholesale electricity market to meet the needs of all customers and stakeholders in 23 states, the District of Columbia and the Canadian province of Manitoba. The market is being developed through an open stakeholder process and is being designed to serve residents regardless of whether they reside in states with bundled or unbundled retail rates.

Policy Contact

Department Midwest Independent System Operator
Address 720 City Center Drive
Address 2 P.O. Box 4202
Place Carmel, Indiana
Zip/Postal Code 46082-4202
Phone 317-249-5400

Email clientrelations@misoenergy.org