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Company Overview of Southwest Power Pool, Inc.

Company Overview

Southwest Power Pool, Inc. operates as a regional transmission organization. It provides coordination and tariff administration, regional engineering model development, planning and operating studies, assessment studies, a computer-based telecommunications network, regional transaction scheduling, and operating reserve sharing services for its members. The company was founded in 1941 and is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.

415 North Mckinley

Suite 140

Plaza West

Little Rock, AR 72205

United States

Founded in 1941





Key Executives for Southwest Power Pool, Inc.

Age: 72
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Key Developments

Accenture Enables Southwest Power Pool to Successfully Launch Integrated Marketplace

Accenture and Southwest Power Pool (SPP) announced the successful launch of SPP's integrated marketplace in which market participants buy and sell wholesale energy and reserves in both a day-ahead and real-time market through the operation of a single, consolidated SPP balancing authority. Now, through the integrated marketplace, SPP is able to coordinate next-day generation across the region and provide participants with greater access to reserve energy. Reportedly, the marketplace helps SPP improve regional balancing of electricity supply and demand and to integrate renewable resources. Also, the day-ahead market provides participants with a mechanism to hedge against transmission congestion charges through the allocation and settlement of transmission congestion rights.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Issues Order to Southwest Power Pool, Inc. on Compliance Filing

The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the order on Compliance Filing. On April 26, 2013, Southwest Power Pool, Inc. submitted a compliance filing regarding the Market Participant registration freeze for the Integrated Marketplace and Energy Imbalance Service market. Pursuant to authority delegated to the Director, Division of Electric Power Regulation - Central, under 18 C.F.R. section 375.307, the submittal in the above referenced docket is accepted for filing effective April 1, 2013, as requested. Notice of the filing was published in the Federal Register with interventions or protests due on or before Mary 17, 2013. No adverse comments or protests were filed. Notices of intervention and unopposed timely filed motions to intervene are granted pursuant to the operation of Rule 214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 C.F.R. section 385.214). Any opposed or untimely filed motion to intervene is governed by the provisions of Rule 214.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Issues Order to Southwest Power Pool, Inc. on Termination of Point-to-Point Service Agreement

On February 26, 2013, Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP) submitted a request to terminate, pursuant to section 7.4 of the SPP Open Access Transmission Tariff, a Service Agreement for Point-to-Point Transmission Service agreement between SPP as transmission provider and AES Shady Point, LLC (AES Shady Point) as transmission customer. Pursuant to authority delegated to the Director, Division of Electric Power Regulation - Central, under 18 C.F.R. section 375.307, notice that the Agreement in the above referenced docket is cancelled is accepted effective February 25, 2013, as requested.

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