Industry Resources

Below are articles and organizations that provide additional information on subjects related to generation control. Updated as of December, 2005.

Governing bodies

North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC)
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
United States Department of Energy (DOE)
North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB)

Research organizations

Edison Electric Institute (EEI)
Electric Power Research Institute


California Independent System Operator (CAISO)
Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO)
New England Independent System Operator (NEISO)
New York Independent System Operator (NYISO)
Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland Interconnection (PJM)
Southwest Power Pool (SPP)

Companies, by NERC region

East Central Area Reliability Council (ECAR)

Allegheny Power (AP)
American Electric Power (AEP)
American Municipal Power-Ohio, Inc. (AMPO)
Big Rivers Electric Corp (BREC)
Buckeye Power, Inc. (BP)
Cinergy Corporation (CIN)
CMS Energy Resource Management Company (CMS)
Consumers Energy (CONS)
The Dayton Power and Light Co (DPL)
The Detroit Edison Co. (DECO)
Duke Energy North America (DENA)
Duquesne Light Co. (DLCO)
Dynegy. Inc. (DYN)
Edison Mission Marketing and Trading (EMMT)
East Kentucky Power Coop., Inc. (EKPC)
FirstEnergy (FE)
FirstEnergy Solutions, Inc. (FES)
Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Coop, Inc. (HEC)
Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA)
Indianapolis Power & Light Co. (IPL)
International Transmission Company (ITC)
E.ON U.S, previously LG&E Energy, LLC (LGEE)
Michigan Electric Transmission Co. LLC (METC)
Midwest ISO (MISO)
Mirant Americas, LLP (MALLP)
Northern Indiana Public Service Co. (NIPS)
Ohio Valley Electric Corp. (OVEC)
Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland Interconnection (PJM)
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana (VEDI)
Wabash Valley Power Association (WVPA)

Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)

American Electric Power - ERCOT (AEPT)
Austin Energy (AEN)
Brazos Electric Coop (BRAZ)
Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB)
Bryan Texas Utilities (BRYU)
Centerpoint Energy (CPTE)
City of College Station (CCS)
City of Garland
Texas Municipal Power Authority (TMPA)
City Public Service Board of San Antonio (PSBSA)
Lower Colorado River Authority TSC (LCRA)
Magic Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC)
Rayburn Country (RAY)
South Texas Electric Cooperatives (STEC)
Texas New Mexico Power (TNPX)
TXU Electric Delivery (TXU)
Bounce Energy

Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC)

Beaches Energy Services of Jacksonville Beach (BEC)
Calpine Corporation
City of Key West (CKW)
City of Lake Worth Utilities (LWU)
City of Talahassee (TAL)
City of Vero Beach (CVB)
Clay Electric Cooperative
Constellation Energy Commodities Group
Florida Keys Electric Cooperative (FKEC)
Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA)
Florida Municipal Power Pool (FMPP)
Florida Power and Light Company (FPL)
Ft. Pierce Utilities Authority (FPU)
Gainesville Regional Utilities (GVL)
Gulf Power Company
Homestead Energy Services (HST)
Indiantown Cogeneration L.P.
Jacksonville Energy Authority (JEA)
Keys Energy Services
Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA)
Lakeland Electric (LAK)
Lee County Electric Cooperative (LEEEC)
Morgan Stanley Capital Group
Ocala Electric Utility (OEU)
Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC)
Progress Energy Florida (FPC)
Reedy Creek Improvement District (RC)
Reliant Energy Services
Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SEC)
Southeastern Power Administration - FL (SEPA-FL)
Tampa Electric Company (TEC)
The Energy Authority
Utilities Commission of New Smyrna Beach (NSB)

National Council for Solar Growth

Mid-Atlantic Area Council (MAAC)

Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland Interconnection (PJM)

Mid-America Interconnected Network (MAIN)

Alliant Energy (ALTE & ALTW)
Ameren - CILCO (CILC)
Ameren - IP (IP)
Ameren - UE/CIPS (AMRN)
American Transmission (ATC)
Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPC)
City Water Light & Power (CWLP)
Columbia Water & Light (CWLD)
Electric Energy, Inc. (EEI)
Madison Gas and Electric Company (MGE)
Midwest ISO (MISO)
Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland Interconnection (PJM)
Southern Illinois Power Cooperative (SIPC)
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Upper Peninsula Power Co. (UPPC)
Wisconsin Energy Corporation (WEC)
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS)

Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO)

Allete - Minnesota Power (MP)
Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC)
Cedar Falls Utilities (CFU)
City of Ames Electric Services (AES)
Corn Belt Power Cooperative (CBPC)
Dairyland Power Cooperative (DPC)
Great River Energy (GRE)
Hastings Utilities (HU)
Heartland Consumers Power District (HCPD)
Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities (IAMU)
Lincoln Electric System (LES)
Madison Gas and Electric Company (MGE)
Manitoba Hydro Electric Board (MHEB)
MidAmerican Energy Company (MEC)
Midwest ISO (MISO)
Minnkota Power Cooperative (MPC)
Montana Dakota Utilities (MDU)
Muscatine Power & Water (MPW)
Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD)
Northern States Power Company - Xcel (NSP)
Northwestern Energy (NWE)
Omaha Public Power District (OPPD)
Otter Tail Power Company (OTP)
Rochester Public Utilities (RPU)
Saskatchewan Energy (SPC)
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMP)
Western Area Power Administration (WAUE)

Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC)

Maritimes (MAR)
New Brunswick Power Transmission Corporation (NBPTC)
New Brunswick System Operator (NBSO)
Nova Scotia Power Incorporated (NSPI)
New England (NE)
Bangor Hydro Electric Company (BHEC)
Boston Edison (BOSED)
Cambridge Electric Light Company (CELC)
Central Maine Power Company (CMPC)
Commonwealth Electric Company (CEC)
ISO New England (ISNE)
Maine Electric Power Company (MEPC)
Maine Local Control Center (MLCC)
National Grid USA (NATGRID)
Northeast Utilities (NEU)
REMVEC Local Control Center (REMVEC)
United Illuminating Company (UNTI)
Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO)
New York (NY)
New York ISO (NYIS)
Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation (NMPC)
Ontario (ONT)
Canadian Niagara power (CANP)
Great Lakes Power (GLP)
Hydro One Networks (HONE)
The Independent Electricity System Operator (IMO)
Québec (QUE)
Hydro-Quebec TransEnergie (HQT)

Southeastern Electric Reliability Council (SERC)

Entergy Electric System (EES)
Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AECI)
City of North Little Rock, AR (DENL)
City of Ruston, LA (DERS)
Entergy Services, Inc. (EES)
Louisiana Generating, LLC (LAGN)
Southern Company (SOCO)
Alabama Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AEC)
Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC)
Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG)
South Mississippi Electric Power Association (SME)
Southeastern Power Administration - SOU (SEPA-SOU)
Southern Company Services, Inc. (SOCO)
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Alcoa Power Generating, Inc. - Tapoco (APGI)
Batesville Control Area (BCA)
Southeastern Power Administration - TVA (SEPA-TVA)
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Virginia-Carolinas (VACAR)
Alcoa Power Generating, Inc. - Yadkin (YAD)
Dominion Virginia Power (VAP)
Duke Power (DP)
Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland Interconnection (PJM)
Progress Energy Carolinas (CPL)
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCEG)
South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) (SC)
Southeastern Power Administration - VACAR (SEPA-VAC)

Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP)

AEP - Central & Southwest (CSWS)
Arkansas Electric Coop (AECC)
Board of Public Utilities, Kansas City, Kansas (KACY)
City of Lafayette, LA (LAFA)
City Power & Light, Indepenence, MO (INDN)
City Utilities, Springfield, MO (SPRM)
Cleco Corporation (CLECO)
Empire District Electric (EDE)
Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA)
Kansas City Power & Light (KCPL)
Louisiana Energy & Power Authority (LEPA)
Midwest Energy (MIDW)
Missouri Public Service (MPS)
Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OKGE)
Southwestern Power Administration (SPA)
Southwestern Public Service - Xcel (SPS)
Sunflower Electric Power (SECI)
West Plains Energy (WPE)
Westar (WR)
Western Farmers Electric Coop (WFEC)

Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC)

Arizona-New Mexico-Southern Nevada Power Area (AZNMSNV)
Arizona Public Service Company (AZPS)
Duke Energy Control Area Services, LLC (DEAA)
El Paso Electric Company (EPEC)
Imperial Irrigation District (IID)
Nevada Power Company (NEVP)
Platte River Power Autority (PRPA)
Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM)
Rocky Mountain - Desert Southwest Reliability Coordinator (RDRC)
Salt River Project (SRP)
Southwest Transmission Cooperative (SWTC)
Tucson Electric Power (TEPC)
Western Area Power Administration - Desert Southwest Region (WALC)
California-Mexico Power Area (CAMX)
California ISO (CISO)
California Mexico Reliability Coordinator (CMRC)h
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LDWP)
Modesto Irrigation District (MID)
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PGAE)
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDGE)
Southern California Edison Company (SCE)
The Transmission Agency of Northern California (TANC)
Turlock Irrigation District (TIDC)
Western Area Power Administration Sierra Nevada Region (WASN)
Northwest Power Pool (NWPP)
Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO)
AltaLink LP. (ALTA)
ATCO Electric Ltd. (ATCO)
Avista Utilities (AVA)
Bonneville Power Administration (BPAT)
British Columbia Transmission Corporation (BCTC) (BCHA)
Deseret Generation & Transmission Co-operative (DGT)
Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB)
Fortis BC (WKPL)
Grant County Public Utility District (GCPD)
Idaho Power Company (IPCO)
NorthWestern Energy (NWMT)
Pacific Northwest Security Coordinator (PNSC)
PacifiCorp - East (PACE)
PacifiCorp - West (PACW)
Portland General Electric (PGE)
Public Utility District #1 of Chelan County (CHPD)
PUD # 1 of Douglas County (DOPD)
Puget Sound Energy (PSEI)
Seattle City Light (SCL)
Sierra Pacific Power Company (SPPC)
Tacoma Power (TPWR)
Western Area Power Administration - Upper Great Plains Region (WAUW)
Rocky Mountain Power Area (RMPA)
Aquila Inc. (WPEL)
Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPW)
Black Hills Power (BHBE)
Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU)
Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCO)
Rocky Mountain - Desert Southwest Reliability Coordinator (RDRC)
Tri-State Generation & Transmission (TSGT)
Valley Electric Assoc. Inc. (VEA)
Western Area Power Administration (WACM)

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