July 18, 2024

Oregon Public Utility Commission (OR PUC)

West-Wide Governance Pathways Initiative
Pathways Backers Advance WEIM/EDAM Governance Proposal
Backers of the West-Wide Governance Pathways Initiative will move quickly on a proposal to alter the governance of CAISO’s Western EIM and EDAM after voting to approve the plan.
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Oregon RA Rules Could Favor WRAP Participation

Oregon regulators are moving closer to adopting resource adequacy rules that would incentivize load-serving entities to join the Western Power Pool’s WRAP.

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Backers of Independent Western RTO Seek to Move Quickly
The coalition of utility commissioners that proposed the creation of an independent Western RTO is wasting no time getting the project up and running.
Proposed New Western RTO Discussed at CREPC
Utility regulators from Oregon and California discussed their proposal for a new independent RTO covering the entire West for the first time publicly.
PacifiCorp Says It Can Meet Oregon GHG Targets
PacifiCorp will be able to meet Oregon’s ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for electric utilities but “it will not be without challenges,” a company official said.
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Experts Discuss ‘Public’ Part of PSPS
Utilities shared ways to narrow the impact of public safety power shutoffs — and convince customers of the need for them — at the WIEB Wildfire Meeting.
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WECC Panel Challenges Conventional Views on Grid Reliability
The electric sector must fundamentally reconsider how it measures and manages grid reliability, speakers on a WECC panel said.
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New WPP Board Features Figures from PJM, WEIM, Industry
The WPP's future independent board will include the previous PJM CEO, a former member of WEIM's Governing Body and WPP’s present board chair, among others.
Oregon PUC
Oregon Regulators Grapple with Gas Sector Role in Decarbonization
Oregon officials are grappling with how the natural gas sector will fit into the state’s decarbonization strategy.
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Clean Energy, Equity Goals to Reshape Oregon IRP Process
Oregon regulators began a proceeding to determine how to incorporate ambitious clean energy and social equity goals into utility resource planning.

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