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  • The ultimate deliverable of MTEP is a list of transmission projects for recommendation to the MISO Board of Directors. This chapter provides highlights of MTEP projects, both new and already-approved. A complete list of all MTEP projects is included in Appendices A and B. A further explanation of Appendix A and B definitions can be […]
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    2 MTEP14 Overview

  • The 369 MTEP14 new Appendix A projects represent an incremental $2.5 billion[1] in transmission infrastructure investment and fall into the following three categories: 50 Baseline Reliability Projects (BRP) totaling $269.5 million – BRPs are required to meet North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) reliability standards. 6 Generator Interconnection Projects (GIP) totaling $38.8 million – GIPs […]
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    2.1 Investment Summary

  • MTEP Appendices A and B indicate the status of a given project in the MTEP review process. Projects submitted into the Projects are submitted into the MTEP process, and are transferred to Appendix B when MISO has documented the project need and effectiveness, and then move to Appendix A after approval by the MISO Board […]
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    2.4 MTEP Project Types and Appendix Overview

  • Since the first MTEP report in 2003, more than $7.4 billion in projects have been constructed in the MISO region. Not including withdrawn projects, there are currently $19.5 billion of approved projects in various stages of design, construction, or already in-service through the MTEP14 cycle. Section 3.1 presents a status update on the implementation of […]
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    3.0 Historical MTEP Plan Status

  • The annual MTEP report, now in its 11th cycle with the MTEP14 plan, represents 11 years of planning, essential upgrades and expansions to the electric transmission grid. The number of projects and investment can vary dramatically from year to year depending on a variety of system needs. Project drivers could include changes in generation mix […]
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    3.2 MTEP Implementation History

  • The permanent or temporary cessation of operation of generation resources can significantly impact the reliability of the transmission system. The MISO Attachment Y process ensures that the retirement or suspension of these assets is evaluated to determine if transmission is adequate to permit the generators to discontinue operation. Under the Tariff provisions, MISO has the […]
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    4.4 Generation Retirements and Suspensions

  • The MISO Installed Capacity PRM (PRMICAP) for the 2014-2015 planning year, spanning from June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015, is 14.8 percent, increasing 0.6 percent from the 14.2 percent PRM set in the 2013-2014 planning year (Figure 6.1-1). The 2014-2015 planning year was the first year that MISO South companies were incorporated in the […]
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    6.1 Planning Reserve Margin

  • MISO forecasts the reserve margin could drop below the Planning Reserve Margin Requirement (PRMR) of 14.8 percent beginning in 2016 The Long-Term Resource Assessment (LTRA) examines the balance between projected resources and the projected load. These resources are compared with Planning Reserve Margin Requirement (PRMR) to calculate a projected surplus or shortfall. MISO forecasts the […]
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    6.2 Long Term Resource Assessment

  • The MTEP14 Triennial Multi-Value Project (MVP) Review provides an updated view into the projected economic, public policy and qualitative benefits of the MVP Portfolio. The MTEP14 MVP Triennial Review’s Analysis shows that projected benefits provided by the MVP Portfolio have increased since MTEP11 business case is on par with, if not stronger than, the MTEP11 […]
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    7.1 MTEP14 MVP Triennial Review

  • MISO’s transmission planning process is focused on minimizing the total cost of delivered power to consumers. Therefore, as part of MTEP14, MISO began a planning study to ascertain whether there are cost‐effective alternatives to serve load at a lower overall cost by eliminating or minimizing VLR-triggered resource commitments. Voltage and local reliability (VLR) constraints on […]
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    7.3 Voltage and Local Reliability

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