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FERC issues Order Approving Audit Report and Determining Issue of Separation of Functions regarding Southwest Power Pool’s Regional Entity Function

On January 15, 2009, FERC issued an order approving the audit report prepared by the Division of Audits in the FERC Office of Enforcement, with the assistance of staff from the Office of Electric Reliability.  The report sets forth FERC staff’s findings and recommendations with respect to Southwest Power Pool’s (SPP) Regional Entity function.  The audit addresses SPP’s compliance with (1) SPP’s Bylaws, (2) the Delegation Agreement between NERC and SPP and the conditions included in relevant Commission orders addressing such agreement; and (3) other obligations and responsibilities imposed on SPP by the Commission.

To read the Commission’s order, click here.
To read the audit report, click here.
To read FERC’s official press release on the order, click here.