Transmission

2017 Attachment K TPP Final Plan

Pursuant to Attachment K of its Open Access Transmission Tariff ("OATT"), Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("Golden Spread") hereby gives notice of the availability of its Transmission Planning Process ("TPP") Final Plan. A copy is posted below. Please direct all inquiries to Shane McMinn at shane@gsec.coop or by telephone at 806-337-1297.

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Notice of Cancellation of August 7, 2017 TPP Stakeholder Meeting

Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("Golden Spread") hereby gives notice of cancellation of the Transmission Planning Process ("TPP") Stakeholder meeting scheduled for August 7 due to no stakeholder expressing an interest to attend.
 
Please direct any concerns to Shane McMinn at shane@gsec.coop or by telephone at 806-337-1297

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Notice of Availability of TPP Draft Plan

Pursuant to Attachment K of its Open Access Transmission Tariff ("OATT"), Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("Golden Spread") hereby gives notice of the availability of its Transmission Planning Process ("TPP") Draft Plan.   A copy is posted below. Any interested customer, affected system or stakeholder may provide input that will be considered for incorporation by email to Shane McMinn no later than August 28, 2017.
 
Please direct all inquiries to Shane McMinn at shane@gsec.coop or by telephone at 806-337-1297. 

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Notice of TPP Stakeholder Meeting

Pursuant to Attachment K of its Open Access Transmission Tariff ("OATT"), Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("Golden Spread") hereby gives notice of a Transmission Planning Process ("TPP") Stakeholder meeting.   The meeting will take place on August 7, 10am (CPT), 2017 via telephone conference.  Any interested customer, affected system or stakeholder may provide input that will be considered for incorporation into Golden Spread's TPP relating to (1) data gathering; (ii) study results; (iii) draft transmission plans; and (iv) coordination with Connected Systems. The TPP is limited to the non-integrated Special Facilities covered under Golden Spread's OATT, and designed to meet anticipated future transmission needs of its member distribution cooperatives and its customers who are receiving generator interconnection services and transmission services on or across Special Facilities.  Further details regarding Golden Spread's TPP, including specific information relating to submission of Critical Energy Infrastructure Information and Confidential Information, can be found in Attachment K of the Golden Spread OATT.

Please RSVP to attend the meeting no later than August 4, 2017, by submitting an email to Shane McMinn.  If no stakeholder expresses an interest in attending a meeting, Golden Spread reserves the right to cancel it.

Dial in Teleconference Information:
Toll Free: 1-866-528-2256
Meeting Number: 8873325#
To join as a participant, press #.  You will hear music until the host begins the call.
Once the host begins the call, you will be prompted to enter the Security Code: 9000#
 
Please direct all inquiries to Shane McMinn at shane@gsec.coop or by telephone at 806-337-1297. 

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Open Access Transmission Tariff Service

Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a public utility with limited facilities in the balancing authority area of Southwestern Public Service Company. Golden Spread will provide transmission service on a non-discriminatory basis to any eligible customer service through an open access transmission tariff (“OATT”) on file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or the “Commission”).
 
Golden Spread is not a transmission provider pursuant to the Southwest Power Pool Regional OATT.
 
Golden Spread presently maintains a waiver of FERC regulations concerning Open Access Same-Time Information System (“OASIS”) requirements. In lieu of an OASIS page, Golden Spread is required to post certain information concerning the rates, terms and conditions of transmission service on its corporate website.
 
Pursuant to Section 2.c. of the Formula Rate Implementation Procedures contained within Attachment R of the Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. Open Access Transmission Tariff, notice is hereby given of an Annual Update Meeting to be held on June 23, 2017 at 10:00 CPT. The meeting will be held via teleconference.  Dial-in information is provided below.
 
The Annual Update for rates effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 is posted below.
Interested parties and their respective representatives may seek information and clarifications from Golden Spread Electric Cooperative about the Annual Update and the charges produced thereunder.
 
Dial in Teleconference Information:
Toll Free: 1-866-528-2256
Meeting Number: 9032352#
To join as a participant, press #.  You will hear music until the host begins the call.
Once the host begins the call, you will be prompted to enter the Security Code: 9000#
 
All questions concerning transmission service over Golden Spread facilities should be directed to:
 
Shane McMinn
Manager of Engineering Services
(806) 337-1297
shane@gsec.coop

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Notice of Availability of TPP Plan Development Scope and Soliciting Input

Pursuant to Attachment K of its Open Access Transmission Tariff ("OATT"), Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("Golden Spread") hereby gives notice of the availability of its Transmission Planning Process ("TPP") Plan Development Scope.  Any interested customer, affected system or stakeholder may provide input that will be considered for incorporation into Golden Spread's TPP.  The TPP is limited to the non-integrated Special Facilities covered under Golden Spread's OATT, and designed to meet anticipated future transmission needs of its member distribution cooperatives and its customers who are receiving generator interconnection services and transmission services on or across Special Facilities.  Further details regarding Golden Spread's TPP, including specific information relating to submission of Critical Energy Infrastructure Information and Confidential Information, can be found in Attachment K of the OATT at the link below.

Comments and all supporting data should be submitted to Golden Spread by email to Shane McMinn no later than June 23, 2017 (30 days from the date of this notice).
 
Please direct all inquiries to Shane McMinn at shane@gsec.coop or by telephone at 806-337-1297. 

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Tariff Amendment Filing
(April 2017)

On April 28, 2017, Golden Spread submitted a filing to the FERC proposing amendments to Attachment R of its OATT.  A copy of the filing can be found below.

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Notice Soliciting Input

Pursuant to Attachment K of its Open Access Transmission Tariff ("OATT"), Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("Golden Spread") hereby gives notice of a solicitation of input to its local Transmission Planning Process ("TPP").  Any interested customer, affected system or stakeholder may provide input that will be considered for incorporation into Golden Spread's TPP.  The TPP is limited to the non-integrated Special Facilities covered under Golden Spread's OATT, and designed to meet anticipated future transmission needs of its member distribution cooperatives and its customers who are receiving generator interconnection services and transmission services on or across Special Facilities.  Further details regarding Golden Spread's TPP, including specific information relating to submission of Critical Energy Infrastructure Information and Confidential Information, can be found in Attachment K of the OATT at the link below.
 
Comments and all supporting data should be submitted to Golden Spread by email to Shane McMinn no later than May 15, 2017 (30 days from the date of this notice).
 
Please direct all inquiries to Shane McMinn at shane@gsec.coop or by telephone at 806-337-1297. 
 

DOCUMENTS
OATT
OATT Rate Template
OATT Rate Year 1 Charges
OATT Rate Year 2 Charges
OATT Rate Year 3 Charges
OATT Rate Year 4 Charges
OATT Rate Year 5 Charges
OATT Rate Year 6 Charges
OATT Rate Year 7 Charges
OATT Rate Year 7 Charges - Revised June 29
OATT Attachment K TPP Scope
2017 Attachment K TPP Draft Plan
2017 Attachment K TPP Final Plan
OATT Tariff Amendment Filing - April 28, 2017
OATT Tariff Amendment Supplemental Filing - June 26, 2017
OATT Annual Update Meeting Minutes - 2012
OATT Annual Update Meeting Minutes -2013
OATT Annual Update Meeting Minutes - 2014
OATT Annual Update Meeting Minutes - 2015
OATT Annual Update Meeting Minutes - 2016
OATT Annual Update Meeting Minutes - 2017
Golden Spread FERC Order No. 676-H Compliance Filing
Golden Spread FERC Order No. 764 Compliance Filing
Golden Spread FERC Order No. 784 Compliance Filing
Golden Spread FERC Order No. 792 Compliance Filing
Golden Spread FERC Order Nos. 827 and 828 Compliance Filing
FERC Annual Information Filing - July 02, 2012
FERC Annual Information Filing - July 01, 2013
FERC Annual Information Filing - June 30, 2014
FERC Annual Information Filing - July 31, 2015
FERC Annual Information Filing - June 21, 2016
FERC Annual Information Filing - June 29, 2017
Transmission Business Practice #1 - Business Practice Development Guidelines