Archive | Announcements

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 […]

Fall 2019 EIM-BOSR Meeting

The Fall 2019 Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) Meeting will be held at the Westin – San Diego Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, California. The meeting will take place from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. PST on Monday, October 7, 2019.   Agenda (to be posted)

WIRAB Monthly Meeting (Rescheduled) | August 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 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, to educate […]

Fall 2019 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting

 The Fall 2019 Joint CREPC-WIRAB Meeting will be held at the Westin – San Diego Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, California.  The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. PST on Monday, October 7, 2019 and end at 12:00 p.m. PST on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.  Agenda topics include: Wildfire Risk and Grid Resilience Inter-regional Transmission […]

2020 WIRAB Business Plan and Budget

WIRAB staff has submitted a final draft of the WIRAB 2020 Business Plan and Budget (BP&B) to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).  The BP&B outlines WIRAB’s budget and funding requirement, and identifies the organization’s strategic priorities and goals, for 2020.  The WIRAB budget is developed as part of the overall funding process for […]

WIRAB Monthly Meeting Canceled | July 2019

The WIRAB monthly teleconference meeting scheduled for July 4, 2019 is canceled due to the Independence Day holiday. The next WIRAB monthly teleconference meeting will be August 1, 2019 at 11:00 AM MT. Additionally, the WIEB offices will be transitioning to a new webinar and teleconference service, so please check the WIEB Announcements for the […]

EIM-BOSR Teleconference | June 7, 2019

The Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) will meet via webinar and conference call on June 7, 2019, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Mountain Time. The conference call will include a discussion of CAISO’s Draft Final Proposal EIM Governance Review Committee Charter. Phone: 866.740.1260 Access code: 8974605 Web Link: href=https://cc.readytalk.com/r/koc6qeotcy3z&eom

WIRAB Monthly Meeting | June 6, 2019

Thursday, June 6, 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 educate […]

WIEB Webinar: System Flexibility and Data-Driven Thermal Operating Limits

With increasing penetrations of variable energy resources on both the transmission and distribution systems, utilities need to adapt how they manage their resources to integrate the variable resources and load while maintaining reliability. One tool available to system operators to increase the flexibility of their thermal units is to reduce the minimum operating limit (also […]

WIEB Webinar: HLRWC 2017 Policy Papers

The Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB) High-Level Radioactive Waste Committee (HLRWC) has gathered and distilled the experience it has developed over decades of engagement with various nuclear waste transportation programs into nine policy papers. The HLRWC collectively developed and approved these policy positions, and they have been subsequently adopted by the WIEB Board. This webinar […]