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2018 WIRAB Business Plan and Budget

On June 30, 2017, WIRAB submitted the final draft of the 2018 WIRAB Business Plan and Budget to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). NERC will submit the WIRAB budget to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on August 24, 2017. Link  

A Framework for Considering Multiple Reliability Coordinators in the Western Interconnection | GridSME Report | June 2017

The objective of this report is to introduce a framework for objectively reviewing and assessing the reliability and cost implications of a transition from a single Interconnection-wide Reliability Coordinator (RC) against the possibility of providing RC services in the Western Interconnection with multiple RCs with smaller RC footprints. The report identifies the tools and technologies […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting (July 2017)

Thursday, July 6, 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 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 […]

EIM-BOSR Teleconference | June 26, 2017

The Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) will meet on June 26, 2017. Agenda

WIRAB Monthly Meeting (June 2017)

Friday, June 2, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) is conducting its June monthly teleconference to discuss current initiatives and activities with WIRAB. The purpose of the monthly meetings is to provide WIRAB Members with progress reports on key initiatives and activities, to educate WIRAB Members […]

WIRAB Advice to Peak Reliability on Including Third Party Data Sharing in its Universal Data Sharing Agreement

The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (“WIRAB”) submitted advice to Peak Reliability regarding if Peak’s Universal Data Sharing Agreement (“UDSA”) should be amended to include a third party data sharing review process. WIRAB recommended that the UDSA be amended to include a third party data sharing review process while ensuring continued security and protection for […]

WIRAB Webinar – Next Day Studies

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) hosted a webinar to inform members and interested stakeholders of the importance of the next day study process used by utilities to ensure reliability. Representatives from Peak Reliability and the California ISO walked through the process at a high level and discussed the input […]

EIM-BOSR Teleconference | May 30, 2017

The Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) will meet on May 30, 2017. Agenda

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 […]