RESERVE SHARING PROGRAM

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As permitted by NERC and WECC standards, Participating Balancing Authorities within the Northwest Power Pool have instituted a Reserve Sharing Program for contingency reserve.  By sharing contingency reserve, participants are entitled to use not only their own "internal" reserve resources, but to call on other participants for assistance if internal reserve does not fully cover a contingency or disturbance. 

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2024 0808 RSGC Draft Agenda and Meeting Materials
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New Members Successfully Integrated into Northwest Power Pool Reserve…

Yearlong ‘tremendous’ effort culminates in cutover on May 1

PORTLAND, Ore. – After a yearlong complex implementation effort, 10 new members successfully joined operations of the Northwest Power Pool Reserve Sharing Group on May 1.

The new participants are former members of the Southwest Reserve Sharing Group, coming from Arizona, New Mexico, Southern Nevada, California’s Imperial Valley and Texas. They reached an agreement in June 2023 to join the NWPP Reserve Shar…

May 28, 2024, 9:31 a.m.

Contingency Reserve Sharing Program to Add 10 New Members

Contingency Reserve Sharing Program to Add 10 New Members
Larger Footprint Now Covers Entire Western Interconnection except part of California and Mexico

The Northwest Power Pool Reserve Sharing Group Committee and Western Power Pool today announced 10 Balancing Authorities (BAs), currently members of the Southwest Reserve Sharing Group, will join the Northwest Power Pool Reserve Sharing Group (NWPP RSG) and Operating Committee and begin participation in the Reserve Sharing Program, adminis…

Aug. 1, 2023, 2:32 p.m.




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