Electrical Systems Department
William Hutchison, Vice President
The Electrical Systems Department has the responsibility of scheduling and forecasting the power that SIPC’s 7 member-systems require for meeting the needs of their more than 80,000 member-consumers. Through coal-fired generation, SEPA allocations, Natural Gas Combustion Turbines and the wholesale market, SIPC strives to provide economical wholesale power to the 7 member-systems and one municipal.
SIPC is a member and part owner of Aces Power Marketing (APM), which is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. APM serves as the market participant in the MISO market for SIPC and also provides risk mitigation and power supply portfolio modeling services.
SIPC is currently a member of the Southeastern Reliability Council (SERC).
Transmission and Systems operations at SIPC deals with a variety of projects in building, operating, and maintaining its 862 miles of transmission lines, 15 substations, and 13 communication systems that deliver power and other services to its member-systems.