December 3, 2023

Western Area Power Administration (WAPA)

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CREPC-WIRAB Conference Tackles Western Market Developments
Many at the joint conference focused on the eventual result of the contest between CAISO's Extended Day-Ahead Market and SPP's Markets+ to organize the West's electricity market.
WAPA, Basin Electric Commit to SPP’s RTO West
SPP says two announcements by the Western Area Power Administration and Basin Electric Power have rounded out the group of seven western utilities that plan to pursue membership in its Western Interconnection RTO market.
Bureau of Reclamation
WECC Summer Outlook Weighs Hydropower, Wildfires
WECC held a two-day webinar on the outlook for this summer, including Western wildfires and hydropower conditions in the Colorado and Columbia River basins.
Western EIM Expands to Texas
Three new entities joined CAISO's Western Energy Imbalance Market, including El Paso Electric, which expanded the market into Texas for the first time.
SPP Board/Members Committee Briefs: Jan. 31, 2023
SPP’s Board and Members Committee have approved two resource adequacy revision requests, ending a last-minute dash to gain stakeholder approval.
SPP MOPC Approves Late Resource Adequacy Revisions
SPP’s MOPC approved two revision requests related to resource adequacy requirements that members had set aside during its meeting earlier this month.
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New Study: Increased Savings from SPP RTO West Expansion
Western utilities interested in SPP’s RTO West offering released a study showing the grid operator’s expansion could produce huge annual savings.
Western Area Power Administration
FERC Revokes Tri-State’s Market-based Rate Authority in WACM
FERC revoked Tri-State's market-based rate authority in the Western Area Power Administration's Colorado-Missouri balancing authority area.
WAPA Approves Interconnection of Wind Farm in Wyoming
The Western Area Power Administration approved interconnection of the proposed 504-MW Rail Tie Wind Project in Wyoming, allowing the start of its construction.
FERC Approves $132K Penalty Against APS
FERC approved two settlements between WECC and APS and WECC and WAPA, as well as one between SERC and TVA, for violating NERC standards.

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