NWPP Launches Interim Resource Adequacy Program

July 31, 2020, 6:45 p.m. by Greg Park
Last modified Sept. 14, 2020, 5:04 p.m.

The Northwest Power Pool (NWPP) Resource Adequacy Group has announced operation of the NWPP Interim Resource Adequacy Program. This voluntary interim program is the first functional step in the development and implementation of a regional Resource Adequacy Program. The NWPP Interim Resource Adequacy Program is administered by the Northwest Power Pool Corporation and operates in the day ahead planning arena, allowing participating members to assist each other when specific system conditions are met. The interim program helps ensure reliable operation of NWPP Member systems in service of their customers during these increasingly challenging times.