NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2013
VOLUME 6 ISSUE 6
Changes to how NPPD buys and sells power and energy are giving us many new opportunities to rethink how we best serve customers.
For the past three years or so, we have been preparing to operate in the Southwest Power Pool’s Integrated Marketplace, slated to begin in March 2014. The new SPP market will have more options, including the ability to submit energy bids on a day-ahead basis. Another change will include SPP serving as the sole balancing authority for all of its members. This means they will be responsible for dispatching power plant units to serve customer load.
NPPD has several transmission line projects in the works across the state. Following is an update on a few of those projects.
Family members share genes, behaviors, lifestyles and environments, which together may influence their risk for developing health problems. Most people have a family health history of common chronic diseases (e.g., cancer, heart disease or diabetes) or other health conditions (e.g., high blood pressure.) A person with a close relative affected by a chronic disease or health condition may have a higher risk of developing that disease than a person who doesn’t.