CREPC Meetings

Save the Dates for 2017 and 2018 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meetings

The Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation (CREPC) and Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) host meetings during the third week of April and third week of October each year. The location of the meetings vary. Please save the dates and note the locations of the upcoming meetings: Fall 2017 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting:         Dates: […]

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 […]

Fall 2016 Joint WIRAB-CREPC Meeting

The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) and the Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation (CREPC) met on October 31-November 2 at the U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego, CA.   Joint CREPC-WIRAB Agenda | Minutes

Distributed Energy Resource Interconnection Timelines and Advanced Inverter Deployment

The Western Interstate Energy Board presented a webinar on distributed energy resources on Monday May 9. The webinar, entitled Distributed Energy Resource Interconnection Timelines and Advanced Inverter Deployment, was timely given the ever-increasing cumulative nameplate capacity of distributed energy resources in the Western Interconnection. The webinar covered interconnection timelines, national standards for interconnection, Smart Inverter […]

Spring 2016 Joint WIRAB-CREPC Meeting

The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) and the Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation (CREPC) met on April 26-27 at the Marriott City Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Agenda topics included: Regional ISO Design and Governance Issues; Distributed Energy Resource Policies; Essential Reliability Services; and Interconnection-wide Planning and Analysis. A detailed agenda is […]

Joint WIRAB-CREPC Meeting

San Diego, CA | October 28-30 2015 Agenda | meeting minutes | attendance

SPSC webinar on using Performance Incentive Mechanisms for Attaining Environmental Goals

Synapse Vice President, Tim Woolf and Nancy Lange, Commissioner of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission made a presentation via webinar on the use of PIMs to improve utility performance. Ron Lehr, a Director at Western Grid Group, served as moderator of the webinar. After a brief presentation Commissioner Lange posed questions concerning how regulators can […]

SPSC Webinar on the Modular Approach to Multi-state Compliance with 111(d) in the West

The Cadmus group presented, via webinar, results of their work on SPSC’s Modular Approach to 111(d) Compliance in the West: April 30, 2015 at 9:00-10:30 a.m. (Pac) / 10:00-11:30 a.m. (Mtn). The purpose of the project is to explore compliance options to EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan Rule. One option is for states to develop […]

Joint CREPC-WIRAB

San Diego, CA | April 6-8 2015  Joint CREPC-SPSC-WIRAB agenda | meeting summary | attendance

SPSC-WIRAB Webinar Series #3: Dynamic Adaptable Transfer Capability (DATC)

March 19, 2015| Dynamic Adaptable Transfer Capability (DATC) | [presentation] | This two-hour webinar will explain a proposed new path transfer methodology that could increase transfer capacities on the existing transmission system while maintaining reliability. Such a methodology could save tens of millions of dollars by lowering system-wide production costs and help integrate the variable […]