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LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Western Area Power Administration has published Data Driving Decisions, the Project and Asset Services summary for fiscal year 2021. 

WAPA’s Project and Asset Services organization is responsible for executing four specific lines of business: the Asset Management, Asset Maintenance, Geospatial Information Systems and Project Management programs. 

“Clearly understanding the health, risk and maintenance aspects of critical electrical infrastructure is more important now than ever,” said Acting Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Tina Ko in her opening letter. “This Asset Almanac showcases the key aspects of WAPA’s asset management framework, particularly around the inventory and assessments of the current state of the system and evaluating lifecycle and maintenance costs.”

The FY21 almanac includes:

  • Asset condition data.
  • 10-year asset investment projection.
  • 10-year health and risk projection.
  • Reliability-centered maintenance information.
  • Data communication information.
  • Data validation.

“We remain committed to continuing to evaluate and improve our analytical approaches so that operational and financial decisions are based on sound, repeatable and consistent data and honoring our commitment to ‘Serve like your lights depend on it,’” concluded Ko.

Download Data Driving Decisions​ now to learn how Asset Management collects, analyzes and reports data to provide WAPA with a comprehensive picture of asset condition.


About WAPA: Western Area Power Administration annually markets and transmits more than 28,000 gigawatt-hours of clean, renewable power from 57 federal hydroelectric powerplants owned and operated by the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and International Boundary and Water Commission in 15 western and central states. It is part of the Department of Energy. Follow us on Twitter @West​ernAreaPowr​ or visit the website at​.   

Last modified on September 12th, 2023