SPP sets wind record

SPP sets wind record

January 2, 2018 Wind power continues to proliferate the market Southwest Power Pool set three wind- and renewable-related records on the morning of December 4, 2017. The regional transmission organization (RTO) set new Read More
The value of transmission

The value of transmission

June 30, 2016 Since Heartland transitioned into the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) in October of 2015, we have seen many changes in our operations. While the transition to SPP has been a learning Read More
Summer interns help with operations, economic development projects

Summer interns help with operations, economic development projects

June 1, 2016 Heartland is excited to welcome two interns to our office this summer. With a variety of projects to tackle, they look forward to a busy few months learning about the Read More
Jones reflects on an evolving power industry after ten years with Heartland

Jones reflects on an evolving power industry after ten years with Heartland

December 3, 2015 Evolving market environments as well as increased regulation and oversight have led to many opportunities and challenges for utilities, and Nate Jones deals with both on a daily basis as Read More
SPP transition changes daily operations at Heartland

SPP transition changes daily operations at Heartland

November 3, 2015 Heartland has fully and successfully operated within the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) for one month, after functional control of the Integrated System was turned over October 1. Operation within a regional transmission Read More
Heartland, Integrated System join Southwest Power Pool

Heartland, Integrated System join Southwest Power Pool

October 5, 2015 At midnight on October 1, Heartland, Western Area Power Administration’s (WAPA) Upper Great Plains Region and Basin Electric Power Cooperative successfully transferred functional control of the Integrated System (IS) to Read More