Archive | 2020

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | July 2, 2020

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | 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 […]

BOSR Monthly Meeting | June 12, 2020

Friday, June 12, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time The Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) is conducting its monthly teleconference to discuss current initiatives and activities of the BOSR.  The purpose of the monthly meetings is for BOSR Staff to provide BOSR Representatives with progress reports on […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | June 4, 2020

Thursday, June 4, 2020 | 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 […]

WIRAB Webinar Series (Webinar #5): Current Issues: 100% Clean Energy Policy Targets, Distributed Energy Resources (DERs), and Grid Reliability

WIRAB Webinar Series – Grid Reliability and the Changing Resource Mix The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) hosted a series of five tutorials on how the changing resource mix affects grid reliability. Power system experts Debbie Lew and Nick Miller broke down grid reliability needs into long-term, medium-term, and short-term timeframes to discuss how […]

WIRAB Draft 2021 Business Plan and Budget Posted for Public Comment

The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) draft 2021 Business Plan and Budget (BP&B) is available for comment. Interested parties should submit comments by 5:00 PM MT on May 29, 2020. The WIRAB Staff will present the BP&B on the next WIRAB Monthly Teleconference Meeting scheduled for June 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM MT. Please […]

Western Electricity Industry CEO Discussion

Leaders of the electric utility industry will discuss the emerging issues and key strategic initiatives that will shape the landscape of the western electricity industry over the next five years. Pat Vincent-Collawn, President & CEO, PNM Resources Lisa Grow, President, Idaho Power Company Carolyn Barbash, Vice President, NV Energy Gary Hoogeveen, President & CEO, Rocky […]

BOSR Monthly Meeting | May 8, 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time The Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) is conducting its monthly teleconference to discuss current initiatives and activities of the BOSR.  The purpose of the monthly meetings is for BOSR Staff to provide BOSR Representatives with progress reports on […]

WIRAB Webinar Series (Webinar #4): Short-Term Reliability (Part 2) – Transient and Small Signal Stability

WIRAB Webinar Series – Grid Reliability and the Changing Resource Mix The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) hosted a series of five tutorials on how the changing resource mix affects grid reliability. Power system experts Debbie Lew and Nick Miller broke down grid reliability needs into long-term, medium-term, and short-term timeframes to discuss how […]

Role of Regional States Committees in Wholesale Electricity Market Governance

In 2015, the Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM)– Body of State Regulators (BOSR) was established to provide a forum for state regulatory commissioners to learn about, discuss, and advise the EIM Governing Body on the development of the EIM. At that time, the EIM included only two participating entities and its future was uncertain.  Today, […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | May 7, 2020

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | 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 […]