Archive | 2017

WIRAB Draft 2018 Business Plan and Budget Posted for Public Comment

The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) draft 2018 Business Plan and Budget is available for comment.  Interested parties should submit comments by 5:00 pm on May 19, 2017. Please direct inquiries and e-mail comments to Alison Wilson (awilson@westernenergyboard.org).  Please e-mail comments using the subject line: “Response to WIRAB Draft 2018 Business Plan and Budget”. […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting (May 2017)

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) staff is conducting its monthly teleconference with WIRAB Members to discuss WIRAB’s current initiatives and activities. The purpose of the monthly meetings is to provide WIRAB Members with progress reports on key initiatives and activities, to educate […]

Western Interstate Energy Board Supports Continued Funding for the U.S. Department of Energy State Energy Program (SEP)

Since 1975, the U.S. Department of Energy’s State Energy Program (SEP) and its predecessor programs have provided funding and technical assistance to states in the West and across the Nation, supporting efforts to advance a clean energy economy and maximize the benefits of energy efficiency.  Every Western state has received and benefitted from SEP funding.  […]

Women in Energy Lunch

A “Women in Energy” lunch was held on April 13, 2017 in Boise, Idaho in conjunction with the Spring 2017 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting. The lunch meeting took place at the Grove Hotel in the Ivy Conference Room. The keynote speaker presentation slides can be found here. The organizers of the Women in Energy Lunch were Christine […]

EIM-BOSR Teleconference | April 10, 2017

The Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) met on April 10, 2017. Agenda

Spring 2017 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting

The Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation (CREPC) and Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) meeting took place from 1:00 p.m. MDT Wednesday, April 12, 2017 to 12 noon MDT Friday, April 14, 2017 at the Boise Centre East in downtown Boise, Idaho. Hotel accommodations were at the Grove Hotel (next door to the Boise […]

2017 WIEB Annual Board Meeting | Boise, Idaho | April 12, 2017

The annual meeting of the Western Interstate Energy Board was held on April 12th in Boise, Idaho. Agenda topics included: Activities of WIEB’s High-Level Radioactive Waste Committee; WIEB’s new SunShot Award to Mitigate or Remove Barriers to Deployment of Solar PV; WIEB’s new Summer Internship Program with Stanford University; WIEB’s Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget and […]

WIRAB Advice on the Composition of the Western Electricity Coordinating Council Nominating Committee

The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (“WIRAB”) submitted advice to the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) Member Advisory Committee’s (MAC’s) Nominating Committee Composition Work Group (Work Group) on the composition of the WECC Nominating Committee (NC).  In response to concerns about Member Class representation on the NC, the Work Group developed a whitepaper exploring possible […]

EIM-BOSR Teleconference | March 27, 2017

The Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) met on March 27, 2017. Agenda  

WIRAB Monthly Meeting Cancelled (April 2017)

The April 6, 2017 Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) Monthly Teleconference Meeting is cancelled for this month. Please join us in Boise, ID for our Spring 2017 Joint CREPC-WIRAB meeting on April 12-14. The next WIRAB Monthly Meeting is scheduled for May 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM MT.