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Going on the Offensive to Counter Increases in Transmission Rates in SPP. Transmission Investing for Public Power and G&T Utilities in SPP (white paper)

Transmission rates across the country, including the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), will be dramatically increasing over the next ten years due to new high voltage transmission projects and the steady stream of local transmission facility replacements and upgrades. Municipal joint action agencies, municipals and G&T transmission owners have the opportunity to mitigate or partially hedge these rate increases if they implement an offensive transmission investment strategy. This strategy involves thinking about transmission investment “as a business” and pursuing investments more aggressively than in the past.

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