SAAC/GRAC Combined meeting
Council Offices or by Webinar
All times Pacific
Introductions, Review of agenda
- Review the role of the GRAC, SAAC
Review of existing power system and coal retirements (Gillian Charles)
Review of existing state/city/utility policies (Charles)
(see ppt linked for 9:10 item)
- Renewable Portfolio Standards, Clean/carbon restrained policies§Understand how the different policies complement and potentially create restraints; stakeholder input
Interpretation and translation of existing system and policies into the power system models for the 2021 Power Plan (John Ollis)
- Discussion of proposed implementation in capital expansion models
LUNCH – on your own
Discussion about implications of state energy policies and preliminary model results (Ollis)
(see ppt linked for 10:45am item)
- Will clean energy resources have tags (e.g. RECS) to allow remote resources to meet RPS/clean requirements?
- Which policies should we assume will be followed per the “spirit” of the law vs. the “letter” of the law?Group discussion and feedback (Mike Starrett)
- Check-in with extra-regional planners (Desert SW, Mountain W, CA, Canada)
- Regional planners (IOUs and public utilities)
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