Archive | 2019

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | May 2, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time The 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 Monthly Meeting | April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time The 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 […]

WIEB Webinar: New Approaches to Defining HLRW

The U.S. statutory definitions of “high-level radioactive waste” (HLW) have long been criticized for being largely based on the source of the nuclear waste, rather than being based on the waste’s characteristics, desired disposal pathways, or risk management ideas. In October 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) offered a new interpretation of the term […]

2019 EIM-BOSR 2nd Quarter Meeting | April 17, 2019

The Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) met at the Marriott Salt Lake Downtown City Creek in Salt Lake City, Utah, on April 17, 2019. Agenda  

2019 WIEB Annual Board Meeting | Salt Lake City, Utah | April 17, 2019

The annual meeting of the Western Interstate Energy Board was held at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek, Salt Lake City, Utah on April 17, 2019. Consent Agenda | Meeting Agenda  

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019 | 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 […]

Report on Emerging Issues and Policy Tools Related to the Interconnection of Distributed Solar PV

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently published a joint NREL/WIEB report, “New Approaches to Distributed PV Interconnection: Implementation Considerations for Addressing Emerging Issues,” as part of the interconnection arm of WIEB’s Enhanced Distributed Solar PV Deployment Project. This report examines new policies and practices for interconnecting residential and commercial PV systems that are being […]

Spring 2019 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting

The Spring 2019 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting was held at the Marriott Downtown at City Creek in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Agenda topics included: • Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Power Plants • Electric Vehicles and Emergency Preparedness • Wholesale Electricity Market Expansion in the West • Resource Adequacy and Utility Reliance on Market Purchases • Solar […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | February 7, 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019 | 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 […]

Save the Dates – 2019 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meetings

Here are the dates and locations of the 2019 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meetings:   Spring 2019 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting April 17-19, 2019 in Salt Lake City, UT   Fall 2019 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting October 7-9, 2019 in San Diego, CA