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Federal agencies to buy renewable energy credits from small businesses and tribes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 20, 2024 CONTACT: Sandee Peebles, peebles@wapa.gov, 916-353-4454 LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Western Area Power Administration today issued a Request for Proposals to purchase renewable energy certificates from small and minority-owned businesses and Indian Tribes. Up to 7,000 RECs per fiscal year will be purchased on behalf of the U.S. Department [...]
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WAPA approves one transmission rate across four projects in Desert Southwest

Today, the Western Area Power Administration approved a single set of formula rates for four major transmission projects located in WAPA’s Desert Southwest region. Through the One Transmission Rate initiative, or OTR, DSW has consolidated the transmission rates of the Parker-Davis Project, Intertie Project, Central Arizona Project and ED5-Palo Verde Hub Project.

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