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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.

Equipment Loan Program adds new tools

Thanks to your suggestions, WAPA customers can now borrow two new diagnostic tools from our Equipment Loan Program. The electromagnetic field (EMF) monitor and the Sense Home Energy monitor are easy-to-use meters that provide useful information for both you and your customers. 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.​

  • Federal and State Policy Impacts to Tribal Energy Partnerships
    Online, Web - Starts: 3/29/2017
    11 a.m. MT Developing energy resources through partnerships is complex and can affect both tribal and non-tribal communities. Learn about state and federal requirements that could impact energy projects on tribal lands depending on the type of project, location, size and other considerations. More Info
  • PLMA 35th Conference
    Nashville, TN - Starts: 4/3/2017
    Gain real-world insight from practitioners and energy utilities active in the demand response marketplace. About 200 demand response industry professionals are expected to attend from energy utilities and government agencies as well as industry allies, including consultants, manufacturers, and service providers. More Info
  • USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program funding webinar
    Online, Web - Starts: 4/5/2017
    12-1:30 pm This webinar will introduce participants to the NRCS and its programs, discuss the RCPP and Application for Program Funding requirements, and offer best practices for project applications. More Info
  • Energy Storage Permitting, Interconnection, and Analysis
    Online, Web - Starts: 4/5/2017
    12-1 PM MT This webinar will focus on one of the most talked about and fastest growing distributed energy resources in the country. Attendees will learn about permitting, interconnection requirements, and the specific analytical needs of energy storage systems. More Info
  • 2017 SEPA Utility Solar Conference
    Tucson, AZ - Starts: 4/24/2017
    The SEPA Utility Conference, formerly the Utility Solar Conference, is a utility-only forum to learn from experts, exchange ideas and talk through strategies and service solutions free from outside industry pressures and influences. More Info
  • Spending Energy Dollars Wisely
    Online, Web - Starts: 4/26/2017
    11 a.m. MT Presentations will explore strategies, tools and technical assistance opportunities to develop a deliberate approach to maximizing energy dollars. Tribal guest speakers will share their successes and lessons learned in pursuing, developing and implementing strategic approaches to wise energy investments. More Info
  • Response Expo 2017
    San Diego, CA - Starts: 4/26/2017
    The event for performance-based marketers is the industry authority on actionable, trackable and measurable marketing and explores the consumer journey from conception to advocacy. More Info
  • 2017 National Tribal Energy Summit
    Washington, DC - Starts: 5/1/2017
    The event will bring tribal leaders together with senior administration officials and representatives from federal agencies, state governments, private industry, utilities and academia to exchange ideas and explore permanent solutions to our combined energy development challenges. More Info
  • AESP Spring Conference
    Salt Lake City, UT - Starts: 5/2/2017
    This will be a dual track conference focusing on marketing and customer engagement. Marketing sessions will focus on innovative targeted or mass media marketing tactics and campaigns inside and outside of the energy efficiency industry. Customer Engagement sessions will focus on tactics, strategies and results related to program participant recruitment and retention. More Info
  • 37th Utility Energy Forum
    Santa Rosa, CA - Starts: 5/3/2017
    Network with energy services professionals representing energy utilities and allies serving Western states. Learn how they are developing and implementing customer programs related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, key account management, and other customer services. More Info
  • E Design 2020: Accelerating Utility Innovation for the New Energy Consumer
    San Francisco, CA - Starts: 5/11/2017
    This two-day, immersive gathering will highlight innovative approaches and design-thinking experiences from a variety of industries to show you how these strategies can be applied at your utility. You’ll learn how a shift in culture can start with empathy for your customers. More Info
  • Better Buildings Summit
    Washington, DC - Starts: 5/15/2017
    Speakers from the commercial, industrial, public, multifamily, residential and data center sectors shared how they draw on energy efficiency technologies, business practices, and partnerships to save money on utility bills, create new jobs, and improve their organization’s competitiveness. More Info
  • Distributed Solar for Smaller Utilities
    Online, Web - Starts: 5/19/2017
    12-1 PM MT Learn about the experiences of smaller utilities that are shifting their business processes, staffing, planning and operations to integrate distributed solar into their systems. More Info
  • What Energy Project is Right for my Tribe?
    Online, Web - Starts: 6/1/2017
    11 a.m. MT Learn how to identify appropriate energy projects, from a small renewable generator for a single residence or building to a utility-scale project requiring transmission interconnection and a purchase power agreement. More Info
  • HydroVision International
    Denver, CO - Starts: 6/27/2017
    HydroVision International is the largest gathering of hydro professionals worldwide. The event highlights perspectives on the role of hydropower, explores issues affecting hydro resources, and helps participants develop a vision to meet challenges and ensure the future sustainability of hydro. More Info
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