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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 will be held at the Marriott Downtown at City Creek in Salt Lake City, Utah. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. MT on Wednesday April 17, 2019 and end at 12:00 p.m. MT on Friday April 19, 2019. Agenda topics include: • Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Power Plants […]

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 […]

2019 EIM-BOSR 1st Quarter Teleconference | January 11, 2019

The Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) will meet via webinar/conference call on January 11, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. – Noon Mountain time.  Some agenda topics include: “BOSR orientation” which will cover what the BOSR does, where it fits in the overall scheme of EIM related organizations, and staff support Overview […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018 | 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 […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting Canceled (November 2018)

The November 1, 2018 Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) Monthly Teleconference Meeting is canceled for this month. The next WIRAB Monthly Meeting is scheduled for December 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM MT.

RFP Released: Study on Operational Flexibility of the Power System

The Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB) is pleased to announce the release of the attached Request for Proposal (RFP) to hire a contractor for a new study. This study will model and explore the operational flexibility of the electric power system in the Western Interconnection in anticipation of a changing resource mix over the next […]