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WWSIS – 3: Western Frequency Response and Transient Stability Study

This debrief was presented at the last NERC Essential Reliability Services Task Force (ERSTF) meeting in Atlanta on Dec 10-11, 2014.

New WIRAB Resource help advocates fight for VERs

A new user-friendly resource where you can learn about variable energy resources (i.e. solar and wind power), and find great answers to common arguments used against them!

How to talk about Climate and Energy

Joe Romm's post on Think Progress: "How To Engage And Win The Conversation About Climate And Energy" collects strong examples of how to effectively connect energy production and climate issues.

WGG’s Synapse EIM Report

WGG commissioned a report by Synapse Energy Economic, Inc. to estimate the benefits of the newly formed regional Energy Imbalance Market. The report was commissioned to illuminate all benefits - financial savings as well as reliability improvements - resulting from utilities participating in this market platform. The report will be used to encourage utilities and regulators to join the EIM as soon as possible to capture customers savings, reduce the cost of renewable energy integration and improve reliability.

AWEA Colorado Wind Forum – October 1, 2014

With more than 2,300 MW of installed wind capacity, Colorado is on the forefront of wind energy expansion – making it an ideal location for AWEA’s series of state-level wind forums. Join us and your wind industry peers at the AWEA State Wind Energy Forum – Colorado. Commit just one day and acquire the most relevant, current, pivotal information related to Colorado’s wind energy landscape.

America’s Power Plan

More than 150 top energy experts have joined America’s Power Plan, a project designed to tackle the tough questions and propose a path to overcoming regulatory, legal and economic barriers to a cleaner more efficient energy future. Together, these papers provide a policy toolbox to guide decision makers on utility business models, finance, market design, transmission and distribution policies, distributed energy resource integration and siting.

Ormond talks solar in Arizona on PBS

Interview of Amanda Ormond on Arizona’s local PBS current events TV program, Horizon, on Arizona Corporation Commission policy changes affecting solar development in the state.