SPP’s Western Market Protocols Approved April 5, 2020By Tom KlecknerSPP stakeholders unanimously approved the initial set of protocols that will guide the RTO’s Western Energy Imbalance Service market in the Western Interconnection. | © RTO Insider Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:SPP Launches Western Market GroupsAn executive committee charged with overseeing administration of SPP‘s Western Energy Imbalance Service last week stood up the working group responsible for developing and maintaining the market’s protocols. | SPPSPP Market Prices, Load down for SummerSPP’s energy prices and average hourly load this summer were below 2018 levels, while generator outages and congestion both increased, the RTO’s MMU said in a recent report. | SPP MMUSPP MMU: Reduce Self-Commitments, Improve MarketSPP‘s independent Marketing Monitoring Unit said it is not looking to end self-commitment but that a reduction in the practice would result in a more efficient market. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.