The Council’s advisory committees provide forums for discussion and important information used in developing the power plans.
Members include a wide range of stakeholders from utilities, consumer groups, environmental groups, tribes, government agencies, and energy organizations. They are an opportunity for regional interests to work with Council staff and discuss aspects of the plan as it is developed. All advisory committee meetings are open to the public.
Power Plan Advisory Committees:
- Regional Technical Forum Policy Advisory Committee
Created to advise the Council regarding policy and governance issues of the RTF, including the review of an annual work plan and budget
- Regional Technical Forum (RTF)
The RTF is a technical advisory committee to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council established in 1999 to develop standards to verify and evaluate energy efficiency savings
- System Integration Forum
Venue for members from all of the Council’s advisory committees to coordinate on power system attributes that might apply across many resource types
No longer active:
Reviews the methods, key assumptions, and other major analytical inputs used in developing the resource plan