Tagged: miso

MISO Breaks Ground on West Little Rock Site

by Associated Press 3/14/2014 10:52 am

A company that manages part of the nation's electric grid marked the start of construction on a regional headquarters in Little Rock, where about 50 employees will earn an average annual salary of $85,000.

Up With MISO, Down With ITC

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2013 12:00 am

Another two-year deal going on concurrent with the MISO transition was Entergy Corp.’s attempt to sell its transmission lines to ITC Holdings Inc. of Novi, Mich.

Entergy’s MISO Move Finishes as Company Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

by Luke Jones 12/16/2013 12:00 am

On Thursday, Entergy Arkansas Inc. will celebrate its 100th birthday by switching on hundreds of LED lights adorning three of the bridges crossing the Arkansas River in Little Rock. Just a few hours earlier, the company will add to its history by completing a two-year, $36.2 million transition into a regional transmission operator. It will also exit its system agreement, otherwise known as the glue holding all of the Entergy operating companies together.

How The Power of the Electric Marketplace Stays Wired

by Luke Jones 8/19/2013 12:00 am

The new transmission markets being implemented at Arkansas’ electric utilities have been called “two-day” markets, “day-ahead” markets, “integrated” markets and other terms.

Improved Electrical Transmission Systems In Arkansas Costing Millions

by Luke Jones 8/19/2013 12:00 am

By mid-2014, both Southwest Power Pool and MISO will have upgraded Arkansas’ electrical transmission systems with “second-day” transmission markets. The process is expected to cost huge amounts of capital and man-hours.

FERC Approves Entergy-ITC Asset Transfer

by Luke Jones 6/21/2013 11:37 am

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the $1.78 billion sale of Entergy Corp.'s interstate transmission system to ITC Holdings Corp. of Novi, Mich. The transaction will transfer ownership of all 15,800 miles of Entergy's transmission lines in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to ITC.