GRDA Statement on Southwest Power Pool Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 1 Declaration

Feb 19, 2021

At 6:25PM, the Southwest Power Pool declared an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 1, meaning all available generation resources in its 14-state balancing authority area are committed to meet forecasted electricity demand. SPP had previously declared a period of conservative operations lasting until Saturday, Feb. 20 at 10:00 p.m. indicating that due to extreme weather, utilities should operate with heightened awareness of possible contingencies.

No interruptions of service are being directed at this time. GRDA continues to be in contact with representatives of all our customer utility systems, to provide updates on changing conditions. If you have any questions regarding status of the electric system, please contact your local electric provider and be sure you are following them on social media.

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