9:00am - 12:30pm Pacific Time/10:00am - 1:30pm Mountain

This meeting is by webinar only. Please register at this GoToWebinar link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the webinar.

All Advisory Committee meetings are recorded. Recordings are available on request.


9:00 – 9:15   Introductions and review agenda

9:15 – 9:30   Modification to Adequacy Reserve Margin Calculation

  • Needs the same, change in how information is passed to RPM

9:30 – 10:15   Discussion of Modified Baseline Results

  • Discussion of RPM results

10:15 – 10:45  Discussion of Modified Early Coal Retirement Scenario Results

  • Discussion of modeling changes since last SAAC
  • Discussion of buildout, prices and emissions rate results
  • Observations from exploration of resource strategies in RPM

10:45 – 11:00   Discussion of Increased Market Reliance Results

  • Discussion of needs assessment
  • Observations from exploration of resource strategies in RPM

11:00 – 11:30   Explorations on Reserve Requirements and Provision in Future Power System

  • Review: Reserve treatment in the models
  • Discussion of role on reserves in terms of system needs
  • Cost and impact of building more resources versus holding more reserves on existing system

11:30 – 12:15   Discussion of Markets for Energy and Capacity Scenario

  • Discussion of scenario setup in AURORA, GENESYS and RPM
  • Discussion of buildouts, Mid-C prices and market emissions rate from AURORA (if available and time permitting)
  • Discussion of needs from GENESYS (if available and time permitting)
  • Observations from exploration of resource strategies in RPM (if available and time permitting)

12:15 – 12:30   Topics for Upcoming Meetings and Conclusion

  • SAAC meetings: April 14th, April 28th
  • Topics: Continued discussion and results on scenarios