Welcome to WAPA's Energy Services Program
Energy Services helps Western Area Power Administration customers improve energy efficiency, explore alternative resource options, find new technologies and learn about programs and techniques at other utilities. Services include an
equipment loan program,
technical assistance, and a full menu of
publications available both on-line and in printed version. We work closely with WAPA's
Renewables Program to encourage customers to develop, purchase and use of renewable energy.
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compliance training program, the web-based system is designed to streamline the reporting process, increase customers' understanding of the IRP requirements and ensure a consistent review process.
Utilities teach utilities how to implement clean energy and grid modernization technology. Network and learn with other utilities from across the nation about the latest in smart energy implementation. Leave with lessons that will help further your utility’s grid modernization, clean energy and distributed energy technology efforts.
12 p.m. MT
Is your utility missing an opportunity to increase revenue, customer satisfaction and customer engagement? Learn what’s working and what’s not with energy company engagement strategies.
This 45 minute conversation will include:
- Customer expectations and the segment of one
- Customer engagement goals and KPIs
- Tools and processes for proven success
- Best practices that ensure on-target messaging
- What’s at stake if you don’t engage customers
11 a.m. MT
Several different structures can be used by tribes to form an energy business, but no single model will work for every tribe. This webinar will cover best practices for tribal energy business structures, including their advantages and disadvantages, goals associated with different business models, and examples of various models.
11 am-12:30 pm MT
Share best practice and learn from your colleagues.
This year's agenda will feature themes from beyond traditional project finance to innovations in solar and the transformation of electricity.
Professionals from all over the world attend to network, learn, advance their organizational mission and to participate in the largest wind energy exhibition in the Western Hemisphere. Collaborate with colleagues, innovators, thought leaders and policy makers as you chart wind energy’s course into the future.
Where new discoveries, new connectivity, new knowledge and new solutions propel lighting design quickly into the future. All at the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference.
The Spring Education Institute features courses in five key topic areas:
- Cost of service and rate design
- Energy efficiency management certificate program
- Public power manager certificate program
- Technical training
The Energy Efficiency Management Certificate Program will give participants a firm grounding in all aspects of energy efficiency program development, implementation, budgeting, marketing and management.
A gathering of the brightest minds in program planning, implementation, evaluation, technology deployment, marketing, DSM business issues, policy and more will be in Atlanta to share their insights, experiences and knowledge on the emerging trends in energy efficiency and the direction of the industry.
11 a.m. MT
This webinar will update the ongoing changes in organized energy markets covered in the September 2017 webinar Fundamental of Organized Energy Markets for Tribes. Attendees will learn about changes to the Southwest Power Pool and California Independent System Operator that will create greater opportunities for tribes to sell and buy energy.
11 a.m. MT
In this webinar, tribal leaders and community members will learn about the benefits and challenges of forming a tribal utility authority, including the many opportunities associated with wholesale tariffs, direct access service, net-metering arrangements, and use of substations and infrastructure, among other utility services.
Learn about the science and history of heating, cooling and powering our homes with the sun. Participants will build solar cookers, model passive solar homes, solar electric fountains, a solar powered emergency kit, conduct energy audits – and tailor lessons for classroom situations.
11 a.m. MT
Learn how to develop RFPs that effectively reflect tribal community energy plans and encourage qualified bidders to respond. Speakers will explain how a request for information can be used to help inform the development of an RFP.
Be a part of the largest and most exciting DOE training, trade show and peer event of the year. Thought leaders from the federal, private, education and state and local government sectors will convene to accelerate the adoption of energy/water efficiency, integrated resilience, emerging and secure technologies, and replicable renewable energy solutions.
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