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WIRAB Advice to the NERC Board of Trustees on the 2017 ERO Reliability Risk Priorities Report

January 24, 2018 WIRAB submitted advice to the NERC Board of Trustees on the 2017 ERO Reliability Risk Priorities Report. The comments commend the Reliability Issues Steering Committee for developing an important and comprehensive report with many specific recommendations. The comments also recommend that the Board of Trustees focus on a small set of specific recommendations that the ERO […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) conducted 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 Representatives […]

2018 WIEB Annual Board Meeting | Vancouver, British Columbia | April 18, 2018

The annual meeting of the Western Interstate Energy Board will be held on April 18th in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Agenda topics include: Update on the WIEB Solar Energy Technologies Grant (SunShot Award); WIEB’s Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget and Work Plan; and Election of WIEB Officers Agenda

2018 EIM-BOSR Second Quarter Meeting | April 18, 2018

The Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) will meet on April 18, 2018 from 9:30-11:30 PT at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia. Agenda topics include: Update on Recent EIM BOSR Activities; Western EIM Update from the CAISO; and Powerex Experience Joining the Western EIM Agenda

Spring 2018 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting

Wednesday, April 18, 1:00 p.m. PDT – Friday, April 20, at Noon PDT The Spring 2018 Joint CREPC-WIRAB meetings will take place at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia. Some of the topics on the agenda include: The future of hydroelectric generation in the West Expansion of electricity markets in the West […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | January 4, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) conducted 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 Representatives […]

High-Level Radioactive Waste Committee Policy Papers

The Western Interstate Energy Board has approved and adopted five new policy papers developed by the High-Level Radioactive Waste Committee. The papers received undivided support from the Board. These papers now represent the official policy of WIEB on several key nuclear waste transportation topics: the application of the WIPP transport model to SNF/HLW transport; physical […]

EIM BOSR Comments on CAISO Initiative: Revisions to EIM Market Governance Documents

The Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) submitted comments to the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) regarding proposed revisions to EIM market governance documents. These comments are in response to the November 17, 2017, CAISO Issue Paper that proposes changes to the Selection Policy for the EIM Governing Body (“Selection Policy”) […]

EIM-BOSR Teleconference | January 8, 2018

The Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) met on January 8, 2018. The conference call included presentations and discussion of CAISO’s new initiative to extend the day-ahead market to EIM participants and the potential impacts of EIM greenhouse gas compliance proposals on the EIM market design and operation. We were pleased to […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting (December 2017)

Thursday, November 30, 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 […]