July 14, 2024

Western Assessment of Resource Adequacy (WARA)

Risk from Variable Resources Increasing, WECC Says
WECC said the addition 80 GW of wind and solar resources to the Western grid in the next decade will require higher planning reserve margins than anticipated.
New Tech Needed for 100% Clean Energy, WECC Says
A WECC study found that the West needs emerging technologies capable of replicating the performance of gas plants to reach 100% clean energy by 2040.
West Cannot Rely on Imports, WECC Says
The West's reliance on imports could prove problematic during summer heat waves or when hydroelectric generation dries up because of drought, WECC said.
WECC Warns West Heading for Resource Shortfalls by 2025
WECC's annual resource adequacy assessment warned that customers throughout the Western Interconnection will be at risk of load loss by 2025.
WECC Regional Assessment to Focus on Variability
WECC's annual Western Assessment of Resource Adequacy will focus on variability in demand and generation, the organization's Board of Directors heard Wednesday.

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