Fall 2020 HLRW Committee Meeting | Webinar | October 28, 2020

The Fall 2020 High-Level Radioactive Waste Committee Meeting will be held virtually via webinar on Wednesday, October 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. MDT. Please contact Nuclear Waste Transportation and Disposition Program Manager Melanie Snyder at msnyder@westernenergyboard.org for information on joining the virtual meeting. The agenda will include: • Southern California Edison’s SONGS spent…
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Fall 2020 EIM-BOSR Meeting | Webinar | October 26, 2020

The Fall 2020 Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) Meeting was held via webinar on Monday, October 26, 9:30-11:30 Mountain time.  The agenda included: Discussion with Elliot Mainzer, CEO and President, CAISO Price Formation in the Western Energy Imbalance Market Convergence Bidding in CAISO Markets Agenda
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WIEB State Outreach: Removing Barriers to Solar PV Deployment

With funding provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB), the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory conducted research on removing interconnection, reliability, and utility rate design barriers to distributed solar photovoltaic deployment in the Western Interconnection. This work has culminated in several corresponding research reports.…
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BOSR Monthly Meeting | October 9, 2020

The Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Body of State Regulators (BOSR) conducted its monthly teleconference to discuss current initiatives and activities of the BOSR. The purpose of the monthly meetings was for BOSR Staff to provide BOSR Representatives with progress reports on key initiatives and activities, to educate BOSR Representatives on wholesale electricity market matters,…
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WIEB & NARUC Webinar Series (Webinar #3): Financial Incentives and Investment Efforts

WIEB & NARUC Webinar Series on Carbon Capture, Storage & Utilization: The Western Interstate Energy Board and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) are hosting a series of six webinars on carbon capture, storage and utilization.  The six webinars are titled: The Case for Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage – September 11, 2020…
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HLRWC Comments to NRC on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for Holtec International’s CISF application | September 2020

The WIEB HLRW Committee submitted comments to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on the draft Environmental Impact Statement that the agency prepared as a part of deciding whether to license Holtec International’s proposed spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste consolidated interim storage facility in southeastern New Mexico. In general, in the comments the HLRW…
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WIRAB Monthly Meeting | October 1, 2020

Thursday, October 1, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time The Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) conducted its monthly teleconference to discuss current initiatives and activities of WIRAB. The purpose of the monthly meetings was for WIRAB Staff to provide WIRAB Representatives with progress reports on key initiatives and activities, to educate…
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