Amanda Durish Cook

MISO Correspondent


Amanda has worked in newspapers for over a decade, first contributing to community papers in Michigan before working as a reporter and editor for The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, Fla. Amanda is an alumna of the University of Michigan and is back in the Midwest where she belongs. She resides in Indianapolis, Ind. with her husband Scott and dog Ichabod. You can find her camping, canoeing, skiing and making her way through the titles in Oprah’s Book Club.


Most Recent News

January 20, 2021
Peak demand was lower in December than in years past, MISO executives said during an informational forum. | Madison Gas and Electric
January 19, 2021
Four Tennessee Valley Authority power companies have filed a complaint with FERC, saying the agency is denying them access to alternative power suppliers through its grid. | Tennessee Valley Authority
January 17, 2021
MISO said that it will approach SPP about improving the processes underpinning affected system studies in response to stakeholders’ persistent calls for change. | MISO
January 14, 2021
MISO will draw on its new planning futures to build the first set of models that could result in its long-term transmission plan’s first projects. | © RTO Insider
January 13, 2021
Regulators from SPP and MISO would like to see the RTOs improve seams relations by resolving rate pancaking and adding a smaller interregional project category. | Organization of MISO States
January 11, 2021
After Hurricane Laura’s landfall, MISO is questioning whether its value-of-lost load should be used to price energy during extraordinary weather events. | Entergy
January 10, 2021
MISO said it plans to subdivide its annual capacity auction by seasons to better manage budding reliability risks caused by renewables’ growing share of the resource mix. | © RTO Insider
January 5, 2021
Stakeholders asked MISO for simpler interconnection studies during the inaugural meeting of The Distributed Energy Resources Task Force. | © RTO Insider
January 3, 2021
In 2020 MISO managed discussions remotely, redefining reliability standards, reorganizing its capacity market and launching a long-term transmission planning effort. | MISO
August 31, 2020
Strategically placed transmission or storage devices could serve as a reliability tonic to the Midwest, according to panelists during MRO’s annual reliability conference. | Ryan Silvey