Archive | 2014

Request for Proposal on Methane Leakage in the Natural Gas Life Cycle

The Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB) and State Provincial Steering Committee (SPSC) have issued an RFP to conduct a study that will determine current understanding of methane leakage during the life cycle of natural gas for electrical power generation. This addendum to the RFP contains answers to questions that have been posted either verbally or […]

January 16 WIRAB letter to Peak Reliability

Communication with states/provinces before, during and after outages affecting electricity supply to a significant number of consumers [pdf]

WIRAB letter to Peak Reliability on communication with states/provinces re:consumer electricity supply

January 16 1:00 p.m. PST/2:00 p.m. MST – Webinar on Study Requests to TEPPC

SPSC will hold a webinar Thursday, January 16 at 1:00 p.m.PST/2:00 p.m. MST to consider potential 2014 study requests to WECC’s Transmission Expansion Planning Policy Committee (TEPPC). WIRAB will collaborate with SPSC on the development of 2014 study requests since reliability issues are a major component of the proposed studies. Slides Use the following connection […]

SPSC releases Demand Response Report

The consulting firm EnerNOC has completed the Demand Response Report commissioned by SPSC. The purpose of this project has been to better understand and quantify the capabilities of demand response resources in meeting local reliability needs in the West and specifically the role DR can serve in integrating variable generation resources. Preliminary findings were reported […]

Phase 1 Report of Western Gas-Electric Study expected to be released February 2014

Pipeline Working Group for Western Gas-Electric Study meets with Study Team.

Begin development of their role in Phase 2.