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WIEB Webinar – Western Interconnection Data System to Inform Utility Wildfire Mitigation Efforts

 August 21, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (MDT) In June, WIEB welcomed two Stanford University Summer Interns, who have worked this summer to complete a 2-month remote internship, conducting literature reviews, interviewing electric utility representatives, and analyzing utility data in an effort to identify opportunities to improve post-Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) data collection […]

BOSR Monthly Meeting | August 14, 2020

Friday, August 14, 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 | August 6, 2020

Thursday, August 6, 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 […]

2021 WIRAB Business Plan and Budget

On June 19, 2020, WIRAB members approved a 2021 WIRAB Business Plan & Budget (BP&B).  The 2021 WIRAB budget is $1,205,500; $49,700 (4%) lower than WIRAB’s 2020 budget.  WIRAB’s 2021 funding assessment is $986,300; the same amount authorized by FERC for WIRAB’s 2020 BP&B.  WIRAB’s 2021 BP&B reflects four strategic initiatives, focusing on: (1) Resource Adequacy; […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 to consider grid reliability with the changing grid. Although the subject […]

Spring 2020 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Webinar Series

The Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation (CREPC) and the Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) are hosted a Spring 2020 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Webinar Series.  The scheduled webinars included the following:   1. Friday, April 17th   Resource Adequacy Program for Electric Utilities in the West  Combined Presentation 2. Friday, April 24th   Price Formation […]