Archive | Announcements

WIRAB Webinar – Introduction to Remedial Action Schemes (RAS) in the West

On Friday, September 29, 2017, the Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) will host a webinar to inform members and interested stakeholders of the importance of Remedial Action Schemes (RAS) and their role in the reliable operation of the Western Interconnection. A Remedial Action Scheme is a large-scale systematic plan designed to detect predetermined system […]

EIM-BOSR Teleconference | September 25, 2017

The Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) will meet on September 25, 2017. Agenda

WIRAB Monthly Meeting (September 2017)

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) is conducting its monthly teleconference to discuss current initiatives and activities of WIRAB.  The purpose of the monthly meetings is for WIRAB Staff to provide WIRAB Representatives with progress reports on key initiatives and activities, to educate WIRAB […]

Reliability Risk Priorities for the Western Interconnection | InPOWERd Report | August 2017

The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) commissioned a report from InPOWERd LLC on the NERC Reliability Issues Steering Committee’s (RISC) November 2016 report on ERO Reliability Risk Priorities. The InPOWERd Report provides a summary of the NERC RISC process and highlights key reliability risk profiles for the Western Interconnection, based on the 2016 ERO […]

WIEB Webinar on The Role of Coal in the West

This Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB) webinar focused on changes in the daily generation pattern of coal-fired generating units in the Western Interconnection over the 2001-2016 time period.  Benjamin Lim and Max Vilgalys presented findings from their analysis of hourly electric generation profiles contained in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS) […]

Fall 2017 HLRW Meeting

The Fall 2017 High-Level Radioactive Waste (HLRW) Committee Meeting will conduct its semi-annual meeting on Tuesday October 24, 2017 (from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM) and Wednesday October 25, 2017 (from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, states only) in San Diego, California.  Hotel Reservation | Logistics

Fall 2017 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting

Monday, October 16, 1:00 p.m. PDT – Tuesday, October 17, 5:00 p.m. PDT The Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation (CREPC) and Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) meeting will take place at the Renaissance Marriott Downtown Hotel in Reno, NV.  Some of the topics on the agenda include: Electricity customer choice and direct access […]

EIM-BOSR Teleconference | August 22, 2017

The Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) will meet on August 22, 2017. Agenda

WIRAB Monthly Meeting (August 2017)

Thursday, August 3, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) is conducting its monthly teleconference to discuss current initiatives and activities with WIRAB.  The purpose of the monthly meetings is for WIRAB Staff to provide WIRAB Representatives with progress reports on key initiatives and activities, to educate WIRAB […]

Western Electricity Market Forum, August 3-4, 2017, Omni Hotel, San Diego, CA

The meeting is an opportunity for state policy makers and regulators to convene and discuss regionalization of organized wholesale electricity markets in the West.  The 2-day workshop combines introductory presentations on organized wholesale electricity markets; hands-on game-based market simulation training to improve understanding of market dynamics; updates on current activities at the California ISO and […]