System Analysis Advisory Committee

In person at Council's offices or by webinar. In person attendance is encouraged.

All meetings are recorded and recordings are available on request.

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1:30 – 1:45 Introductions and review agenda

1:45 – 3:00 Challenges in Modeling the Energy Transition: Utility Panel

  • Presentations by regional planners:
  • Committee discussion

3:00 – 3:15 Break

3:15 – 4:15 Council’s Analytical Tools: Proposed Changes

  • Review Council’s current modeling ecosystem
  • Review perceived analytical gaps for modeling the energy transition
  • Discuss proposed modeling solutions for next power plan

4:15 – 4:30 General Discussion and SAAC (adjacent) topics

  • Future work timelines

Annual Updates:

  • Q4 2023 Fuels Forecast (FAC)
  • Q1 2024 Loads (DFAC)
  • Q2 2024 Adequacy and Market Study (RAAC and SAAC)

Ongoing Work:

  • Hydro Constraint Review and System Flexibility (SAAC and broader group)
  • Regional Reserves Discussion (SAAC and broader group)
  • Open time for stakeholder questions