SPP seeks industry experts to assess competitive transmission project proposals
LITTLE ROCK, AR–(Marketwired – July 12, 2017) – Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP) is accepting applications to create a pool of industry experts. These experts may be chosen to serve on an independent panel to review competitive transmission construction proposals in 2018.
In response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 1000, SPP annually forms a pool of individuals used to create a panel of industry experts. This panel will review, rank, and score proposals for certain transmission projects approved for construction by the SPP board of directors.
Interested candidates must have expertise in at least one of the following areas as it relates to electric transmission:
- Engineering design
- Project management and construction
- Rate design and analysis
Applications will be accepted through September 1, 2017. Selection of pool members — based on a recommendation by the SPP oversight committee — will be approved by the SPP board of directors later this year.