Title: Western Governors adopt resolution establishing WIRAB
Date: November 8, 2005
Description: Western Governors’ Association adopt Policy Resolution 05-09: Establishment of a Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body.
Title: Western Governors files petition with FERC creating the Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) under Section 215(j) of the Federal Power Act
Date: April 19, 2006
Description: Pursuant to Federal Power Act Section 215(j) the Governors of the States of AZ, CA, CO, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA, and WY, each of which have more than half of their electric loads served in the Western Interconnection, petition the FERC to establish a Regional Advisory Body for the Western Interconnection.
Title: FERC Order on Petition to Establish a Regional Advisory Body for the Western Interconnection
Date: July 20, 2006
Description: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) grants the request of Western Governors to establish the Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (“WIRAB”) as a regional advisory body for the Western Interconnection.
Title: Western Interstate Nuclear Board Bylaws
Date: April 4, 2006
Description: The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (“WIRAB”) was created as a standing advisory committee of the existing Western Interstate Nuclear Board (“WINB”), which was formed under the auspices of the Western Interstate Nuclear Compact. WIRAB has the same status under the compact as the Western Interstate Energy Board (“WIEB”). WIRAB functions under the bylaws of WINB.