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Welcome to WAPA's Energy Services Program

Energy Services helps Western Area Power Administration customers get the most from their allocations. Our regional representatives are available to answer questions about integrated resource planning and to suggest technologies and strategies to help customers reach their load management goals. We work closely with WAPA's Renewables Program to encourage customers to develop, ​purchase and use of renewable energy. Learn more.

Join WAPA's Energy Services at 39th Utility Energy Forum

April 24-26
Cambria, California

Discover Utility Recipes for Meeting Customer Needs at the Utility Energy Forum       , where you can network with energy services professionals and industry allies.  Learn how energy utilities serving Western states are developing and implementing customer programs related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, key account management and other customer services. 

Energy Services is once again sponsoring this unique forum where midlevel customer program managers can share successes, seek new solutions and build partnerships to help them navigate the ever-changing policy landscape. We look forward to seeing you there.

Agenda for Rocky Mountain Utility Exchange now available

Sept. 24-27
Aspen, Colorado

It is not too soon to be planning your attendance at the 13th Rocky Mountain Utility Exchange   at Aspen Meadows Resort. The agenda   for the event has just been posted and it looks to be packed with informative sessions, exciting speakers and lots of networking opportunities. WAPA customers are instrumental in planning and presenting at RMUE so you can count on a schedule that speaks to your challenges and showcases utility programs and projects that have been tested in your backyard with customers just like yours.

Advance your knowledge at APPA Spring Institute

May 6-10
Omaha, Nebraska

Registration deadlines are approaching for the American Public Power Association’s Spring Education Institute , May 6-10, in Omaha, Nebraska. Register by April 15 to receive early registration pricing.

The Institute includes seven courses on energy efficiency and electrical distribution. This event also includes the Association’s Public Power Manager Certificate program, geared towards managers and supervisors interested in enhancing their leadership skills. The APPA’s seasonal education institutes offer in-depth training courses for all skill levels. Institutes allow attendees to focus on a single topic or spend the week in multiple classes for comprehensive training. Classes are designed by instructors who have decades of industry experience and understand the needs of public power utilities. The Institute format also provides an excellent opportunity to network with industry peers and to earn continuing education credits.

Learn more about registering online or contact EducationInfo@PublicPower.org with questions.

These courses can also be brought in-house to your facility—a convenient and cost-effective option for groups. 

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.​​​​

  • 39th Utility Energy Forum
    Cambria, CA - Starts: 4/24/2019
    Learn how Western states are developing and implementing customer programs related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, key account management and other customer services and how they are responding to the ever-changing policy landscape.
  • 2019 Office of Indian Energy Webinar Series: Fundamentals of the Tribal Energy Industry
    Online, Web - Starts: 4/24/2019
    11 am MT This webinar will provide individuals with an introduction to energy and familiarize attendees with important concepts and terminology. Attendees will also learn about publicly available resources that can help build their energy knowledge base.
  • California Solar Power Expo
    San Diego, CA - Starts: 4/25/2019
    The California Solar Power Expo features two days of education specifically targeted at the California solar, storage, home building and emerging renewable markets, hands-on product demonstrations from vendors, and unparalleled networking opportunities.
  • AESP 2019 Spring Conference & Expo
    Renton, WA - Starts: 5/6/2019
    AESP’s a'la Carte Conference is serving up a completely different learning experience. Join us for a full understanding of some of today’s most impactful EE concepts, methodologies and technologies from a menu of three learning formats. A gathering of the brightest minds will be there to share their insights, experiences and knowledge with attendees wanting to participate in a deeper dive of learning opportunities.
  • APPA Spring Educational Institute
    Omaha, NE - Starts: 5/6/2019
    APPA's seasonal institute includes courses on technical training, energy efficiency management and electrical distribution. This event also includes the Association’s Public Power Manager Certificate program, geared towards managers and supervisors interested in enhancing their leadership skills.
  • 39th PLMA Conference
    Minneapolis, MN - Starts: 5/13/2019
    Gain real-world insight from practitioners and energy utilities active in the demand response, load management, and distributed energy resources marketplace. Over 250 load management professionals are expected to attend.
  • Lightfair International 2019
    Philadelphia, PA - Starts: 5/19/2019
    LFI is a large, comprehensive annual lighting conference, featuring approximately 200 hours of accredited courses over five days: two days of in-depth pre-conference Institute courses before the trade show AND three days of conference courses during the trade show. All course registrations include FREE entrance to the LIGHTFAIR exhibit hall.
  • 2019 Habitat X Summer National Conference
    Bozeman, MT - Starts: 6/12/2019
    The Habitat X Conference is a one-of-a-kind event offering an adaptable and productive venue in which thought leaders and decision makers create real working solutions for their organizations. The networking opportunities are strong and relevant.
  • AESP Summer Conference 2019
    Toronto, Canada - Starts: 8/27/2019
    AESP's 2019 Summer Conference will focus on design, implementation and the evolving utility business model. AESP welcomes abstracts for speaker sessions, panel discussions and custom formats for its annual Summer Conference & Expo.
  • 13th Annual Rocky Mountain Utility Exchange
    Aspen, CO - Starts: 9/24/2019
    This event attracts about 150 utility and government staff as well as trade allies that provide products and services to support utility programs. The agenda focuses on utility best practices, case studies, and lessons learned.
  • 2019 National Conference on Energy Efficiency as a Resource
    Minneapolis, MN - Starts: 10/15/2019
    Held every other year since 2001, the “EER Conference” attracts a broad spectrum of energy industry stakeholders. Look for a robust discussion of the many issues facing utilities as they acquire and integrate this resource into their planning and operation.
  • Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference
    Sacramento, CA - Starts: 11/16/2019
    The theme of this year’s conference is “Scaling Up.” The need to mitigate climate change is more urgent than ever. BECC has been at the forefront of supporting behavioral research to address climate and energy issues for more than a decade.
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