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Jan. 26, 2022, 7:48 p.m.  
Recording of 2022.01.26 Public Webinar

Jan. 13, 2022, midnight
Sector Contacts for Nominating Committee and Prog…

The NWPP hosted a public meeting on January 12, 2022 to begin the process of standing up the Nominating Committee and WRAP Program Review Committee. In this meeting, some sectors had volunteers …

Dec. 27, 2021, midnight
WRAP working to stand up the Program Review Commi…

PORTLAND, OR - The Western Resource Adequacy Program (WRAP) is taking the first steps toward standing up the Program Review Committee and Nominating Committee.

Program Review Committee (PRC)

Dec. 7, 2021, midnight
WRAP Announces Full Participation of Phase 3A

PORTLAND, OR – The Western Resource Adequacy Program (WRAP), administered by the NWPP, is pleased to announce that it has entered the first stage of program implementation, Phase 3A.

This no…

Nov. 19, 2021, 2:13 p.m.  
Recording of 2021.11.17 WRAP Public Webinar

Nov. 19, 2021, 1:58 p.m.
WRAP Area Map

  • Arizona Public Service
  • Avangrid
  • Avista
  • Basin Electric Power Cooperative
  • Black Hills Energy
  • Bonneville Power Administration
  • Calpine
  • Chelan County PUD
  • Clatskanie PUD
  • Douglas County…

Oct. 14, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
NWPP President Frank Afranji Announces Retirement

Update: Frank Afranji will be staying on board as NWPP President through approximately late March. 

PORTLAND, OR – Frank Afranji, President of the Northwest Power Pool Corporation …

Oct. 4, 2021, 3:02 p.m.
WRAP Reaches Next Major Milestone

PORTLAND, OR – The Western Resource Adequacy Program (WRAP), administered by the Northwest Power Pool (NWPP), has completed the primary design phase of the program development and is geari…

Aug. 20, 2021, 10:37 a.m.  
Ask Geoff! Episodes 14 & 15

In the final two episodes of our Ask Geoff series, Geoff answers these questions:

  • Who can use the operations program, and what is the purpose of it? (1m 00s)
  • Is the RA program a market like E…

Aug. 13, 2021, 10:40 a.m.  
Recording of 2021.08.12 LSE Info Forum

Aug. 4, 2021, 8:22 a.m.  
2021 RA Symposium - Executive Panel

Moderator: Commissioner Ann Rendahl, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission

Panelists: Stefan Bird, Pacific Power
Steve Wright, Chelan Public Utility District
Jason Thackston, Avista…

Aug. 4, 2021, 8:19 a.m.  
2021 RA Symposium - End of Phase 2B

Moderator: Rebecca Sexton, Sapere Consulting

Panelists: Gregg Carrington, Northwest Power Pool
Mark Holman, Powerex
Robert Davis, Chelan Public Utility District
Sarah Edmonds, Portland General …

Aug. 4, 2021, 8:17 a.m.  
2021 RA Symposium - Report from the Region

Moderator: Therese Hampton, Public Generating Pool

Panelists: Ben Kujala, Northwest Power and Conservation Council
Arne Olson, Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc.
Randy Hardy, Hardy Energy …

Aug. 4, 2021, 8:11 a.m.  
2021 RA Symposium Keynote

Featuring Chairman Richard Glick, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Aug. 3, 2021, 1:46 p.m.
NWPP to Hire SPP to Provide Program Operator Serv…

PORTLAND, OR – Northwest Power Pool (NWPP) intends to hire Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP) to provide program operator services in its effort to develop a resource adequacy program for interes…

Aug. 3, 2021, 9:18 a.m.  
Video Introduction - 2021 Resource Adequacy Sympo…

Featuring Bill Drummond (Northwest Power Pool), Maria Pope (Portland General Electric), Debra Smith (Seattle City Light), John Hairston (Bonneville Power Administration), and Lisa Grow (Idaho Power C…

July 28, 2021, 4:49 p.m.
NWPP Releases Detailed Design of Resource Adequac…

PORTLAND, OR – The Northwest Power Pool (NWPP) and participating member utilities in the resource adequacy program development effort have released a detailed design of a resource adequacy prog…

July 26, 2021, 1:44 p.m.  
Ask Geoff! Episodes 11, 12, & 13

In the latest episodes of Ask Geoff, Geoff definitively lays to rest any confusion about energy versus capacity:

  • How do you define capacity, and how is it distinct from energy? (1m 18s)
  • What …

July 21, 2021, 8:31 p.m.  
Recording of 2021.07.16 Public Webinar

July 16, 2021, 11:45 a.m.  
Recording of 2021.07.14 LSE Info Forum

July 9, 2021, 9:28 a.m.  

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