The Southwest Power Pool is no longer under an emergency alert, lowering the threat of rolling blackouts across the Midwest.

But because of the cold weather, it plans to stay in a period of conservative operations through tomorrow night for the entire region.

As of 9:30 a.m. Central time, Feb. 18, Southwest Power Pool (SPP) is no longer under an energy emergency alert (EEA)….

Posted by Southwest Power Pool on Thursday, February 18, 2021

Springfield City Utilities, Liberty Utilities, Nixa Utilities and others across the Midwest were forced to do rolling blackouts this week to ease some of the stress on the power grid.

ATTENTION LIBERTY ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS – 10:30 a.m., February 18, 2021 Update: Good morning and thank you! Your energy…

Posted by Liberty Utilities Central on Thursday, February 18, 2021

The SPP (Southwest Power Pool) has reduced their alert status to Energy Emergency Alert level 0, meaning we are not…

Posted by City of Nixa – Municipal Government on Thursday, February 18, 2021