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Regulatory and Restructuring
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DSW's Regulatory & Restructuring Project Management, in collaboration with other Western Offices, Customers and DOE, provides innovative leadership in formulating and implementing Western-wide strategies, policies and procedures related to electric industry regulation and restructuring at the regional, state and Federal level.

DSW's Current/Recent Regulatory & Restructuring Activities

Western's SMD Comments (01/10/03)

Reclamation's SMD NOPR Comments (01/10/03)

Presentation to the NWPPA (12/13/02)

SEAMS Steering Group - Western Interconnection (SSG-WI)

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FERC Generation Interconnection Activties

WestConnect RTO

  • WestConnect SMD NOPR Comments (01/10/03)
  • FERC Order Granting and Denying Requests for Clarification and Rehearing (12/23/02)
  • FERC Declaratory Order on WestConnect RTO (10/10/02)
  • RTO West

  • FERC Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part Rehearing (12/20/02)
  • FERC Declaratory Order on RTO West RTO (9/18/02)
  • California ISO (CAISO)

    Midwest ISO (MISO)

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    Federal Legislative Activity

    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

    House Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality

    Senate Committee on Appropriations

    House Committee on Appropriations

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    Western's Regulatory & Restructuring Project Managers

    Ron Moulton - Desert Southwest Region

    Bob Kennedy - Rocky Mountain Region & CRSP Management Center

    Ed Chang - Sierra Nevada Region

    Industry Regulatory & Restructuring Links

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

    North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB)

    North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC)

    Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC)

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    Department of Energy (DOE)

    Energy Information Administration 

    Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB)

    Western Governors' Association Energy Pages (WGA)

    Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation (CREPC)


    Contact Project Management for revisions.
    Updated 11/03/03

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