November 6, 2019
9:30am - 2:30pm Pacific 

Council Offices or by webinar (see below)



9:30 AM          Welcome and Introductions 


9:40 AM          Price Forecast and Avoided Emissions Rate Methodology and Scope

  • Review price forecast methodology
  • Review avoided emissions rate methodology
  • Updates to study methodology and scope

10:00 AM        Wholesale Price Forecast: Resource Buildout

  • Discuss WECC-wide buildout results and scenarios

10:45 AM        Break


12:00 PM        Lunch


1:00 PM          Solar Plus Storage Modeling

  • Review: Why a sub-portfolio resource like solar plus storage?
  • NREL’s SAM tool


If we have time:

1:45pm        Wholesale Price Forecast: Mid-C Prices

  • Discuss Mid-C Price Forecast from 2020 to 2039
    1. Different hydro conditions
    2. Different fuel price forecasts

2:30 PM        Next Steps and Conclusion


May be delayed to next SAAC:

                    Discuss Avoided Emissions Rate Study

  • Annual and monthly avoided CO2 emissions rate for the WECC
  • Discuss CO2e versus CO2 reporting

  Feedback on AURORA Setup in 2021 Plan

  • Initial stakeholder response to results



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