WAPA is committed to continuing market-related conversations with customers. Exploring market options ensures WAPA continues to reliably deliver hydropower to its diverse customer base and seek solutions that help us adapt to​ the changes in the energy landscape.

Ongoing market activities

Completed activities

WAPA and Markets monthly newsletter

Keep up to date on the latest activities surrounding markets at WAPA with this newsletter.

Background: Market Conversations – WAPA and customers

WAPA and customers have been discussing markets for decades. WAPA has also held several all-customer market-related events. Catch up on some of the more recent conversations, here:

WAPA and other utilities also participated in the Mountain West Transmission Group to evaluate a range of options ranging from a common transmission tariff to regional transmission organization membership. The initiative ended in 2018.


A compilation of studies completed by other entities on market development and related topics in the West. These links lead to external webpages outside the WAPA website.

DOE-Funded State-Led Options Study

NREL Interconnections Seam Study

NREL North American Renewable Integration Study


Chrystal Dean​, VP of Enterprise Portfolio Management
Vice Presidents of Power Marketing:

Last modified on December 14th, 2023