Eastern Interconnection Planning Collaborative completes report on the state of the Eastern Interconnection
The Eastern Interconnection Planning Collaborative (EIPC) has issued a report on the State of the Eastern Interconnection, the collection of power systems serving two-thirds of the US and Canada. The report describes the extensive coordinated planning undertaken by the collaborative’s 20 major transmission Planning Coordinators since 2009 to maintain the reliability of the bulk power grid throughout the Eastern Interconnection. Read the press release.
About the EIPC
The EIPC was formed in 2009 under an agreement by Planning Authorities from 39 states in the eastern United States and in eastern Canada. EIPC membership presently includes Alcoa Power Generating, Inc.; Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC; Duke Energy Florida; Duke Energy Progress; Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company; Florida Power and Light Company; Georgia Transmission Corporation (An Electric Membership Corporation); ISO New England, Inc.; JEA; Midcontinent Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.; Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia; New York Independent System Operator, Inc.; PJM Interconnection LLC; PowerSouth Energy Cooperative; South Carolina Electric and Gas Company; Southern Company Services Inc., as agent for Alabama Power Company, Georgia Power Company, Gulf Power Company, and Mississippi Power Company; Southwest Power Pool, Inc.; and the Tennessee Valley Authority.