RTO/ISO Competitive Transmission Programs

February 19, 2015

As FERC continues to implement Order No. 1000, it is important that those interested in competitive transmission understand the processes and time frames each RTO/ISO uses to solicit and evaluate competitive transmission proposals.  There are important differences in the way each RTO/ISO considers competitive transmission proposals, especially the evaluation factors and criteria each uses.    

The attached chart, prepared by Gibson Dunn’s Energy, Regulation and Litigation Practice Group, provides in one place the similarities and differences of each RTO/ISO process.

RTO/ISO Competitive Transmission Programs (click on title)

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If you would like more details, please contact the Gibson Dunn lawyer with whom you usually work, or any of the following Gibson Dunn Energy Group members in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.  We are involved in each of these markets and stand ready to help.

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