Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC)
Responses to NERC's Level 2 alert indicate widespread issues with performance of inverter-based resources.
EVs and data centers are expected to be major contributors to load growth, but each has unique challenges when it comes to load forecasting, speakers said during a WECC webinar.
FERC OK'd the 2024 business plans and budgets for the ERO, though Commissioner James Danly called for “a significant improvement in … speed and agility.”
A new report from NERC and WECC details issues experienced with inverters at battery facilities in California last year.
WECC’s two-day annual member meeting featured an election to fill the board’s two top spots.
NERC and WECC warned that inverter-based resource performance remains an ongoing issue in the Western Interconnection.
Developing transmission in the West should involve a long-term, comprehensive plan instead of a localized piecemeal approach, speakers agreed at a Western States Transmission Initiative webinar.
The Western summer reliability outlook is better than in recent years, but shortfalls could arise because of supply chain problems or scarce imports, WECC says.
Last September, California residents helped the state avert rolling blackouts by acting on an emergency text. What does that mean for RA planning?
EROs are increasing their budgets for 2024, with the increases largely funding personnel and meetings. Draft budgets are available for stakeholder comment.
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