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NERC Submits Petition for Approval of Amendments to SPP Delegation Agreement

On August 9, 2013 in Docket No. RR13-8, NERC submitted a Petition for Approval of Amendments to the Delegation Agreement with Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP) – Amendments to Exhibit B - SPP's Bylaws. The proposed SPP bylaw amendments are to Sections 1.0, 3.0, 6.0, and 8.0.

These amendments to the Delegation Agreement make corrections and update procedures in the Bylaws. Specifically, the amendments address cost allocation and financial obligation issues associated with withdrawal of SPP membership. The amendments also include changes to the SPP Bylaws necessary to implement the consolidated balancing authority for the Integrated Marketplace. These changes include new provisions regarding the indemnification and limitation of liability between SPP and its Members. Finally, the amendments include changes to the committee provisions.

To view NERC’s petition, click here.