AEP CEO Calls for More Stringent Reliability Measures

American Electric Power CEO Nick Akins called for stepped-up reliability measures following a winter storm that ravaged the Texas grid. | AEP

SPP’s state regulators agreed on revisions to a package of recommendations, including one that prioritizes resolving rate pancaking. | Organization of MISO States

FERC remanded a contested settlement agreement between SPP and GridLiance High Plains back to the chief administrative law judge to resume hearing procedures. | City of Nixa

FERC Chair Richard Glick said he may seek new reliability standards to ensure better preparation for severe winter conditions following outages in Texas and the Midwest. | PowerOutage.US

ERCOT said reserves had been restored and declared a return to normal conditions, ending an emergency that left more than 4 million without power at its peak. | Shutterstock

ERCOT said that enough generation had returned to service to stop the rotating outages that began Feb. 15. | ERCOT

ERCOT leadership made it clear that it is fully committed to restoring power to the millions of Texans spending their fourth night shivering in the dark. | © RTO Insider

Energy Transfer said it has entered into an agreement to acquire Enable Midstream Partners in a $7.2 billion all-equity transaction. | Enable

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