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GoodGrid Podcast “Grid Geeks” features Amanda Ormond on the Navajo Generating Station

Allison Clements of GoodGrid (a clean energy and advanced grid strategy and policy consulting firm) hosts a regular podcast ("Grid Geeks")that explores technical, political and market issues around the western power system. On the July 20, 2017 episode, Amanda Ormond, Managing Director of Western Grid Group, joined to discuss the technical and some of the people issues related to coal plant retirements. It focused specifically on the Navajo Generating Station near Page, Arizona, which provides a case study with several similarities and unique attributes as compared to retiring coal plants across the West. For all Good Grid blog and podcast posts: http://www.goodgrid.net/blog/ Grid Geek - episode 5: https://soundcloud.com/user-179076100/ep5-a-coal-retirement-case-study-the-navajo-generating-station

VIDEO: California ISO Symposium 2016 – Panel 3 – The Environmental Perspective

California ISO Symposium 2016 - Panel 3 - The Environmental Perspective. Sacramento, CA - September 7, 2016 Amanda Ormond, WGG; Jennifer Gardner, WRA; Carl Zichella, NRDC; Travis Ritchie, Sierra Club

Energy Foundation Releases New Video

This video introduces you to the people who run the electricity grid, the network of power plants and power lines that keep the lights on. It takes you inside the control center for the largest power system in the world and lets utility experts explain how the variability of wind and solar generation can be managed using existing tools and techniques.

Video on MSTI Project presented by the Sonoran Institute

The Sonoran Institute released a very helpful video on the MSTI project and addressing local concerns about the line.

Renewing Arizona: Transition from Coal to Clean

The Arizona Capitol Times published Amanda Ormand's opinion piece: Renewing Arizona: Transition from Coal to Clean. Published February 26, 2012 (posted on the Times' site on February 27, 2012). Ormond is a Western Grid Group Director and a board member of the Southwest Renewable Energy Institute.

Wind and Transmission Corridors

Wind and Transmission CorridorsDave Olsen Western Grid Group. Presented to the Western Central Chapter of the American Planning Association. August 13, 2010