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Midwest Reliability Organization is a member-based organization and we welcome new members!

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Membership with MRO is voluntary, free of charge and does not affect NERC Registration. The benefits of membership include:

  • Participate in addressing regional risk
  • Represent their sector on the MRO Board of Directors and organizational groups
  • Vote on corporate matters
  • Support reliability and security of the regional and North-American power grid
  • Develop a network of industry peers

Guidelines for Membership

MRO has two classes of members: members that have voting rights and adjunct members that may participate, but may not vote. To be eligible for membership, an entity must demonstrate that it belongs to one of the following seven industry sectors or qualifies as an adjunct member.

  • Cooperative 
  • Canadian Utility
  • Federal Power Marketing Agency
  • Generator and/or Power Marketer
  • Investor Owned Utility
  • Municipal Utility
  • Transmission System Operator

Membership with MRO is subject to approval by the president and CEO. To apply for membership, please complete the below webform or submit a MRO Membership Application to [email protected]. To revise or update your organization’s membership information, please complete a Membership Change Form.

Member List

Acciona Wind Energy USAGenerator and Power Marketer
AE Power Services LLCGenerator and Power Marketer
Algonquin Power & Utilities CorpGenerator and Power Marketer
Alliant EnergyInvestor Owned Utility
AmerenGenerator and Power Marketer
American Electric PowerInvestor Owned Utility
American Transmission CompanyTransmission System Operator
Ames Municipal Electric SystemMunicipal Utility
Archer Energy Solutions, LLCAdjunct, Non-Voting Member
Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC)Cooperative
Badger Power Marketing Authority of WisconsinMunicipal Utility
Basin Electric Power CooperativeCooperative
Birch Infrastructure PBLLCAdjunct, Non-Voting Member
BP Wind Energy North America Inc.Generator and Power Marketer
Capital Power CorporationGenerator and Power Marketer
Caprock Wind, LLCGenerator and Power Marketer
Cedar Falls UtilitiesMunicipal Utility
Central Iowa Power CooperativeCooperative
Central Power Electric Cooperative, Inc.Cooperative
City of Grand IslandMunicipal Utility
City of Independence Power & LightMunicipal Utility
City Utilities of Springfield, MissouriMunicipal Utility
Coffeyville Municipal Light & PowerMunicipal Utility
Corn Belt Power CooperativeCooperative
Dairyland Power CooperativeCooperative
Dogwood Power Management, LLCGenerator and Power Marketer
East River Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.Cooperative
EvergyInvestor Owned Utility
Flat Ridge 2 Wind Energy LLCGenerator and Power Marketer
Flat Ridge Wind Energy LLCGenerator and Power Marketer
Glencoe Light and PowerMunicipal Utility
Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc.Cooperative
Grand River Dam AuthorityCooperative
Great River EnergyCooperative
Green Country EnergyGenerator and Power Marketer
Hastings UtilitiesMunicipal Utility
Heartland Consumers Power DistrictMunicipal Utility
Hutchinson Utilities CommissionMunicipal Utility
Iberdrola Renewables (aka. PPM Energy, Inc)Generator and Power Marketer
InvenergyGenerator and Power Marketer
Iowa Association of Municipal UtilitiesMunicipal Utility
Iowa Industrial Energy GroupAdjunct, Non-Voting Member
ITC Great Plains, LLCTransmission System Operator
ITC Midwest LLCTransmission System Operator
Kansas City Board of Public UtilitiesMunicipal Utility
Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.Cooperative
Lincoln Electric SystemMunicipal Utility
Madison Gas and Electric CompanyInvestor Owned Utility
Manitoba HydroCanadian Utility
Marshfield UtilitiesMunicipal Utility
McKenzie Electric CooperativeCooperative
MidAmerican Energy CompanyInvestor Owned Utility
Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc.Transmission System Operator
Midwest Energy IncCooperative
Minnesota Chamber of CommerceAdjunct, Non-Voting Member
Minnesota PowerInvestor Owned Utility
Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc.Cooperative
Missouri River Energy ServicesMunicipal Utility
Montana-Dakota Utilities CompanyInvestor Owned Utility
Moorhead Public ServiceMunicipal Utility
Mountrail-Williams Electric CooperativeCooperative
Muscatine Power & WaterMunicipal Utility
Nebraska Public Power DistrictCooperative
New Ulm Public UtilitiesMunicipal Utility
NextEra Energy Resources, LLCGenerator and Power Marketer
Northwestern EnergyInvestor Owned Utility
Oklahoma Gas and ElectricInvestor Owned Utility
Oklahoma Municipal Power AuthorityMunicipal Utility
Omaha Public Power DistrictCooperative
Otter Tail Power CompanyInvestor Owned Utility
Pattern Operators LPGenerator and Power Marketer
Power EngineersAdjunct, Non-Voting Member
Proven Compliance SolutionsAdjunct, Non-Voting Member
Rainbow Energy Center, LLCGenerator Power Marketer
Ramakrishna Gokaraju, University of SaskatchewanAdjunct, Non-Voting Member
Rochester Public UtilitiesMunicipal Utility
Saskatchewan Power CorporationCanadian Utility
Sheridan Electric Cooperative, Inc.Cooperative
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power AgencyMunicipal Utility
Southern Power CompanyGenerator and Power Marketer
Southwest Power PoolTransmission System Operator
Southwestern Power AdministrationFederal Power Marketing Agency
Southwestern Public Service CompanyInvestor Owned Utility
Sunflower Electric Power CorporationCooperative
Tenaska Power Services Co.Generator and Power Marketer
The Empire District Electric CompanyInvestor Owned Utility
The Energy AuthorityGenerator and Power Marketer
Upper Missouri Power CooperativeCooperative
Upper Peninsula Power Co.Investor Owned Utility
Utility Services, Inc.Adjunct, Non-Voting Member
Western Area Power AdministrationFederal Power Marketing Agency
Western Farmers Electric CooperativeCooperative
Willmar Municipal UtilitiesMunicipal Utility
Wisconsin Industrial Energy GroupAdjunct, Non-Voting Member
Wisconsin Rapids Water Works and Lighting CommissionMunicipal Utility
WPPI EnergyMunicipal Utility
Xcel EnergyInvestor Owned Utility