Western to sponsor annual exchange

The fifth Annual Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange takes place Oct. 12 to 14 in Aspen, Colo. Western’s Energy Services program is providing a Green Level sponsorship for the event, which includes a display at the conference and recognition in all promotional materials. Western will co-chair program sessions on residential energy efficiency. The conference theme is “How Well Are Your Energy Programs Working?” Additional information may be found at Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange website.

Proposed Bill could cancel TIP

The Subcommittee on Water and Power, within the House of Representatives’ Committee on Natural Resources, held a hearing Thursday on  H.R. 2915.  This bill would repeal Western’s borrowing authority that was granted by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  The borrowing authority is placed into law as an amendment to the Hoover Power Plant Act of 1984, and is carried out by the Transmission Infrastructure Program office. To hear what the issues are, you can watch the hearing on the Natural Resources Committee website.