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WIEB webinar: Western Flexibility Assessment

The Western Interstate Energy Board is pleased to announce the release of the Western Flexibility Assessment.  This study investigates the flexibility of a future western grid in which renewable resources are deployed at levels consistent with enacted and foreseeable public policy requirements of Western states in the 2025 to 2035-time horizon. The study evaluates system […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | December 5, 2019

Thursday, December 5, 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, […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | November 7, 2019

Thursday, November 7, 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, […]

WIEB – EIM-BOSR Memorandum of Understanding on Technical Support

On August 12, 2019, the Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB) and the EIM-Body of State Regulators (EIM-BOSR) approved a memorandum of understanding outlining a conditional agreement through which WIEB may provide the technical expertise, staff resources, and office space necessary to support a growing role for the EIM-BOSR.   Need for Technical & Staff Support When […]

Save the Dates – 2020 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meetings

Thank you to all who were able to join us for the Fall 2019 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting in San Diego, California.  We received wonderful attendance from state and provincial energy office officials, regulatory utility commissioners, consumer advocates, industry experts and leaders, and our federal partners from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Federal Energy […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | October 3, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 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 […]

Fall 2019 HLRWC Meeting

The WIEB HLRWC held its fall meeting on Wednesday, October 23 in Las Vegas, NV, at the South Point Hotel and Casino. The meeting was held jointly with the Western Governors’ Association Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Transportation Technical Advisory Group. Agenda topics included: A walk-through example of a railroad’s hazardous materials rail routing process and […]

WIEB Webinar: Priority Considerations for the Transport of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel in the U.S.

The Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB) – Stanford University 2019 Summer Interns hosted a webinar presenting the culmination of their work on analysis of shipping priorities for transporting commercial spent nuclear fuel in the United States. The interns analyzed spent nuclear fuel data collected by the Energy Information Administration from utilities who operate nuclear power […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting (Rescheduled) | September 6, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 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 […]

Summer 2019 HLRWC Meeting

The WIEB HLRWC held the summer edition of its semi-annual meetings in Crystal City, VA, on June 11, 2019. This meeting was held in conjunction with the National Transportation Stakeholder’s Forum Annual Meeting at the Westin Crystal City. This meeting was also held jointly with the Western Governors’ Association Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Transportation Advisory […]