Archive | 2019

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

WIEB Distributed Solar PV Interconnection Project Outreach

WIEB staff have been traveling to states across the West as part of outreach to discuss findings from a research project looking at barriers to solar PV deployment related to the interconnection process. This research has culminated in two reports, “Review of Interconnection Practices and Costs in the Western States” and “New Approaches to Distributed […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | January 3, 2019

Thursday, January 3, 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 […]