Transmission Working Group

Transmission Working Group

The Transmission Working Group (TWG) develops and oversees regional and interregional transmission planning processes, including generator interconnection and long-term transmission service study processes. The TWG reviews proposed transmission interconnections and coordinates transmission planning activities to develop SPP’s Integrated Transmission Plan and Transmission Expansion Plan.

The TWG is comprised of representatives from transmission-owning members with up to an equal number of transmission-using members from the SPP membership. The TWG scope in the governing documents folder provides more information about this group and its work.

Upcoming Events

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January 31, 2022 1:00PM - 5:00PM
February 01, 2022 9:00AM - 3:00PM

LOCATION:
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February 28, 2022 1:00PM - 5:00PM
March 01, 2022 9:00AM - 3:00PM

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April 04, 2022 1:00PM - 5:00PM
April 05, 2022 9:00AM - 3:00PM

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May 02, 2022 1:00PM - 5:00PM
May 03, 2022 9:00AM - 3:00PM

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June 06, 2022 1:00PM - 5:00PM
June 07, 2022 9:00AM - 3:00PM

CHAIR
Derek Brown

Manager, Short-Term Planning
Evergy Companies

VICE CHAIRMAN
Joshua Verzal

Manager - Transmission Planning
OPPD

STAFF SECRETARY
Adam Bell

Sr. Planning Specialist
Southwest Power Pool

Scott Benson
Lincoln Electric System
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Andrew Berg
Missouri River Energy Services
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John Boshears
City Utilities of Springfield Missouri
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Jarred Cooley
SPS/Xcel Energy
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Clifford Franklin
Sunflower Electric Power Corporation
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Joe Fultz
Grand River Dam Authority
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Arash Ghodsian
Edf Renewable
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James Ging
Kansas Power Pool
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Steve Hardebeck
OG&E
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Kalun Kelley
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
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John Knofczynski
East River Electric Power Cooperative
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Randy Lindstrom
Nebraska Public Power District
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Jim McAvoy
Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority
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Matthew McGee
AEP
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Shane McMinn
Golden Spread Electric Cooperative
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Nate Morris
Liberty Utilities (Empire District Electric Comp.)
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Michael Mueller
Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation
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Gayle Nansel
Western Area Power Administration
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Chris Pink
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.
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Jason Shook
GDS Associates, Inc.
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Joshua Verzal
OPPD
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Michael Wegner
ITC Holdings
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Phil Westby
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
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Noman Williams
GridLiance High Plains LLC
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David Sargent
Southwestern Power Administration
Liaison Member MORE INFO
James Vermillion
AECI
Liaison Member MORE INFO
Kyle Watson
Entergy Services
Liaison Member MORE INFO

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