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July 13, 2024

Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB)

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Western Officials Get Rundown on ‘Irritating, Inefficient’ Market Seams
Utility staff charged with managing real-time operations will be equipped to deal with the seams between two Western day-ahead markets, but the situation will be far from ideal, Western state energy officials heard at the CREPC-WIRAB spring conference.
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Participants ‘Unwaveringly Committed’ to WRAP, WPP CEO Says
Western Resource Adequacy Program participants still strongly support the program despite recently appealing to delay its “binding” penalty phase by one year due to concerns about capacity shortages, WPP's Sarah Edmonds said.
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In West, Proposals for Tx Planning Proliferate Faster than New Lines

State-led CREPC should spearhead an effort to boost development of new transmission in the West, according to the findings of an initiative that included former FERC Chair Richard Glick.

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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.
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WECC Board of Directors Briefs: Sept. 14, 2023
WECC’s two-day annual member meeting featured an election to fill the board’s two top spots.
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Personnel, Meeting Costs Drive 2024 ERO Budget Hikes
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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Calif. Agency Seeks to Transform Wildfire Safety Culture
A relatively new state agency works to transform utility wildfire safety culture by shifting away from penalties and enforcement to a learning-based approach.
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FERC Commissioners Discuss Western Markets ‘Dating Process’
FERC commissioners weighed the pros and cons of Western regionalization, which one commissioner likened to dating, at the CREPC-WIRAB spring meeting in Nevada.
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Western Day-Ahead Markets Debated at CREPC-WIRAB
Panelists at the CREPC-WIRAB spring meeting argued over whether the West would benefit more from a day-ahead market run by CAISO or with another run by SPP.
NERC
FERC Orders Clarification in ERO Budget Filing
The commission ordered the ERO to submit an array of additional information on costs related to the E-ISAC in its 2023 budget.

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