Power Pool cost allocating plan okayed by FERC despite opposition by Oklahoma regulators

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The Southwest Power Pool just won the right to spread the costs of certain transmission projects across its 14-state footprint, despite the objections of American Electric Power and Excel Energy.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission voted 3-2 on Friday in support of the SPP’s proposal reported Utility Dive. The plan had been opposed by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and other states with the exception of Kansas.


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