Posts Tagged ‘regional’

SMEPA goes with regional transmission organization

HATTIESBURG — MISO, the regional electricity transmission organization, has expanded to include eight additional entities in three of its four Southern states. Combined with operations for MISO’s Midwest region, MISO now manages the flow of energy along 65,280 miles of the interconnected bulk electric system fromManitoba, Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. In addition to providing reliability […] [...]

Two Coast counties approve regional tourism board

by Associated Press Published: January 8,2013

Tags: board, convention, county government, meeting, region, regional, regionalism, tourism, tourist, vacation, visitor

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — Supervisors in Harrison and Hancock counties have voted to support a regional tourism board that would promote the entire Gulf Coast. Jackson County supervisors discussed the proposal yesterday but didn’t vote on it, saying they need more information. Once approved by the three counties, The Sun Herald reports it would need […] [...]

Entergy Mississippi executes agreement with MISO

JACKSON — Five Entergy utilities have taken a key step toward membership in a regional transmission organization via submission of the executed transmission owner agreement to the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, or MISO. The utilities – Entergy Mississippi Inc., Entergy Texas Inc., Entergy Louisiana, LLC, Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, LLC and Entergy New Orleans […] [...]

PSC, councilmen approve Entergy to join MISO

by Associated Press Published: November 16,2012

Tags: board, city, commission, electricity, energy, municipal, municipality, power, regional, state government, transmission, utility

JACKSON — Entergy Corp. has won the final approvals needed to join a regional electrical transmission group. The Mississippi Public Service Commission and New Orleans City Council both voted to allow the New Orleans-based utility to move ahead. Regulators in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas had already approved the move. Entergy says it will join MISO, […] [...]

Officials to discuss regional economic development

by Associated Press Published: September 10,2012

Tags: city, community development, county, economic development, government, merger, municipality, regional, regionalism

MAYHEW — Officials from Oktibbeha, Lowndes and Clay counties are to unveil plans for new regional development initiative at a meeting Sept. 14 at East Mississippi Community College in Mayhew. In July, economic developers announced the formation of a steering committee representing the three counties charged with developing a partnership proposal by mid-September. Oktibbeha County […] [...]

Southwest Power Pool continues to woo Entergy Corp.

by Associated Press Published: August 17,2012

Tags: distribution, electricity, energy, organization, power, regional, transmission, utility

NEW ORLEANS — If regulators don’t approve Entergy Corp.’s bid to join regional power group MISO, another regional transmission organization is waiting with open arms. Southwest Power Pool, based in Little Rock, Ark., continues to press Entergy to join it instead. The Arkansas Public Service Commission, which says it won’t approve Entergy joining MISO unless […] [...]

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