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Energy Services

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. Learn more.

Annual Report highlights WAPA’S service to customers, communities in American West

Western Area Power Administration published its Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report, Jan. 31. This year's theme, "Serving Communities, Saving Communities,"​ highlights WAPA's accomplishments for the year and demonstrates how WAPA serves communities across the West by focusing on availability, reliability, security and quality.

"Delivering power is about so much more than moving electrons. Our power and our services make a difference in communities we serve," said Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel in his introductory letter. "We are honored to deliver reliable and renewable power to communities who need it most." Read more.

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Register to submit your annual IRP online

Submitting your annual integrated resource plan update is easier for Western customers with the online IRP data collection program. Register to use this standardized tool for annual integrated resource plan updates.

Like the 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.​​​​

  • Kick the Cold: The Intersection of Healthy Homes and Energy Efficiency
    Online, Web - Starts: 2/22/2018
    11 am Discuss strategies for making homes safer and healthier while lowering energy bills.
  • Federal Energy and Water Management Awards nominations criteria briefing
    Online , Web - Starts: 2/22/2018
    11:30 am MT Learn about the categories and criteria to enter the 2018 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards recognizing outstanding achievements in energy and water efficiency, renewable energy and fleet management from within the federal government.
  • TechAdvantage 2018
    Nashville, TN - Starts: 2/25/2018
    TechAdvantage is the leading technology conference designed exclusively for electric cooperative professionals engaged in C-level, engineering, operations, IT, purchasing and supply and marketing decision-making.
  • 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference
    Orlando, FL - Starts: 2/26/2018
    This conference is the premier national forum on home energy ratings, existing home retrofits, building codes and energy policy. It offers strategic options to the business challenges and provides a venue where you can obtain usable solutions in an evolving industry.
  • Steps Toward Your Tribal Community Energy Future
    Online, Web - Starts: 2/28/2018
    11 a.m. MT In this webinar, tribal leaders and community members will learn how to develop a community energy plan, including an overview of the five-step project development process developed by DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Speakers will address the importance of using an inclusive planning process with tribal community participation to gain support for and ownership of all aspects of the plan.
  • Speak Their Language: Top Marketing Strategies for Diverse Communities
    Online, Web - Starts: 3/8/2018
    11 am MT Share ideas for reaching diverse customers with programs to reduce their energy use.
  • Federal Energy and Water Management Awards nominations criteria briefing
    Online, Web - Starts: 3/13/2018
    12 pm MT Learn about the categories and criteria to enter the 2018 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards recognizing outstanding achievements in energy and water efficiency, renewable energy and fleet management from within the federal government.
  • PACENation Summit 2018
    Denver , CO - Starts: 3/19/2018
    Three days of content, interactive sessions, expert speakers, a live podcast, raffle prizes, an award ceremony recognizing key PACE players and many unique networking opportunities.
  • 2018 ACEEE Hot Water Forum
    Portland, OR - Starts: 3/20/2018
    ACEEE’s Hot Water Forum is the only technical conference about efficiently making, distributing, and using hot water, regardless of its source. The Forum features two full days of sessions presented by experts in the field on cutting-edge development in these areas.
  • Energy Opportunities in Tribal Housing
    Online, Web - Starts: 3/28/2018
    11 a.m. MT This webinar will show tribal leaders and community members how to progress toward established energy goals with a focus on opportunities in tribal housing.
  • 37th PLMA Conference
    Coronado, CA - Starts: 4/16/2018
    Gain real-world insight from practitioners and energy utilities active in the demand response, load management, and distributed energy resources marketplace. Over 300 energy industry professionals are expected to attend.
  • Getting to Zero National Forum
    Pittsburgh, PA - Starts: 4/17/2018
    The word’s leading policymakers, design professionals, building owners and commercial real estate representatives will gather at the 2018 Getting to Zero National Forum. Participants will share perspectives on the growth of ZE, learn about best practices for successful projects and collaborate on opportunities for ZE to transform the built environment.
  • Best Practices in Tribal Energy Business Models
    Online, Web - Starts: 4/25/2018
    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.
  • Light Fair International 2018
    Chicago, IL - Starts: 5/9/2018
    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.
  • Energy Efficiency Management Certificate Program
    Denver, CO - Starts: 5/15/2018
    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.
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