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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.

Changes come to Energy Services

Lately, WAPA has been looking at the programs and initiatives we offer to determine which bring the most value to customers and which have served their purpose. Read more.

​Check out more headlines in Energy Services Bulletin 

Feel free to contact the Energy Services Bulletin editor with any questions.   

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.​​​​

  • 12th Rocky Mountain Utility Exchange
    Aspen, CO - Starts: 9/19/2018
    This networking and professional development conference for staff representatives of energy and water utilities serving Colorado and neighboring states who are responsible for the design and delivery of customer-centric utility programs covers resource efficiency, load management/growth, distributed energy and customer/member service operations.
  • Solar Power International and Energy Storage International
    Anaheim , CA - Starts: 9/24/2018
    Solar Power International and Energy Storage International generate success for energy professionals and the global solar industry. It sets the standard for solar events as the fastest growing and largest solar show in North America as recognized by Trade Show Executive and Trade Show News Network.
  • Facility- and Community-Scale Project Development
    Online, Web - Starts: 9/26/2018
    11 a.m. MT Taking on facility-and community-scale energy projects can be a good way for tribes to gain experience and expertise in project development while limiting risk, but like utility-scale projects, these projects also have their own unique challenges. This webinar will outline options for financing and addressing other challenges related to facility- and community-scale project development.
  • DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes as a Stepping Stone to Net Zero
    online, web - Starts: 9/27/2018
    11 a.m. MT In this 1-hour session you’ll hear the builder, utility, and DOE perspective on Zero Energy Ready Homes and how this benchmark can be a forward-looking addition to a utility’s program portfolio. Presentations will cover minimum specifications for DOE ZERH; associated costs and benefits; the co-requisite nature of ENERGY STAR Homes, DOE ZERH, and Passive House Institute US.
  • Wind Energy Finance & Investment Conference - West
    San Francisco, CA - Starts: 10/5/2018
    Whether you are already in the business of wind or considering investing in this energy sector, you won't want to miss this timely new program detailing how to capitalize on the multi-billion dollar wind energy finance industry.
  • Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference
    Washington, DC - Starts: 10/7/2018
    The Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference is the premier international conference focused on understanding human behavior and decision making and using that knowledge to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future.
  • PLMA Demand Response Markets
    Phoenix, AZ - Starts: 10/8/2018
    The DR Markets course explores how to leverage wholesale energy market models to design demand response programs for traditionally regulated, restructured, and emerging electricity markets; a detailed review of the similarities and differences among markets in which demand resources can participate; and, the current and future roles for electricity consumers, aggregators, energy retailers, utilities, and market operators. SRP co-hosts.
  • EEBA 2018 High Performance Home Summit
    San Diego, CA - Starts: 10/16/2018
    Sessions will present the latest in building science, combined with real-world application and problem-solving. Presentations will cover topics of special interest including solutions for healthy, resilient and affordable high performance and Zero-Energy Homes.
  • Distributed Energy Technology Trends and Costs
    Online, Web - Starts: 10/31/2018
    11 a.m. MT This webinar will provide tribes with a broad update on recent technological and cost trends for distributed energy. Speakers will discuss the latest developments in conventional and renewable distributed generation technologies and energy storage options that can make these energy sources more reliable and valuable.
  • Building Success with Data Analytics in Marketing Strategies
    Online, Web - Starts: 11/1/2018
    11 a.m. MT Marketing departments everywhere are under pressure to prove that every dollar spent leads to kilowatt hours saved. To do that that, we need data. DNV GL will share how they use data in their marketing campaigns for clients around the country during this webinar with key insights from Sharon Madigan, Senior Program Manager, ComEd.
  • 38th PLMA Conference
    Austin, TX - Starts: 11/11/2018
    Gain real-world insight from practitioners and energy utilities active in the demand response, load management, and distributed energy resources marketplace. Over 250 energy industry professionals are expected to attend.
  • Evolution of Demand Response: Fundamentals and Path Forward
    Austin, TX - Starts: 11/11/2018
    This one-day course explains how today’s demand response initiatives are evolving to interact with an emerging future with distributed energy resources for peak load management and much more.
  • Cybersecurity Summit
    Austin, Texas - Starts: 11/12/2018
    See what other utilities are doing to manage cyber risk and share your insights and feedback on the importance and impact of cybersecurity for public power.
  • AWEA Wind Energy Fall Symposium 2018
    Colorado Springs, CO - Starts: 11/12/2018
    Over the next several years, the federal PTC will phase down so the time to focus on the next phase of wind energy growth and development is now. Join AWEA in Colorado Springs for Fall Symposium 2018.
  • Tribal Microgrid Case Studies
    Online, Web - Starts: 11/27/2018
    11 a.m. MT This webinar will provide an overview of microgrid systems and technologies and how they can be used in tribal communities for emergency situations, to provide reliability, or to increase independence. Speakers will highlight the benefits and challenges for tribes considering developing, owning and operating a microgrid.
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