Significant savings from MWTG power scheduling with SPP

On July 21, Xcel Energy filed a 21-page report titled Mountain West Transmission Group – Southwest Power Pool DC Intertie Value Study, prepared by The Glarus Group. The study found “a significant level of benefits for MWTG and SPP from the market scheduling of the flow of the four DC ties in a combined MWTG-SPP market, ranging from $11.7 million to $28.8 million as a result of varying key input parameters.”