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CalWEA is a non-profit corporation supported by members of the wind energy industry, including turbine manufacturers, project developers and owners, component suppliers, support contractors and others. CalWEA represents its members in California's policy forums, seeking to encourage and support the production of electricity through the use of wind generators.

 

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California wind energy is far too important to let it stall

This opinion-editorial, by California Energy Commissioner David Hochschild and CalWEA Executive Director Nancy Rader, argues that California should promote the revival of California's "pioneer" 1980s wind projects.

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CalWEA Wins One-Year Extension of PIRP Protective Measures at CAISO

On March 15, 2017, the CAISO Board adopted a one-year extension of its PIRP Protective Measures in response to CalWEA's advocacy.  CalWEA was actively engaged in the development of the initial Participating Intermittent Resource Program (“PIRP”) in 2001 and, three years ago, the PIRP Protective Measures.  Both programs enable intermittent resources to deliver energy over the CAISO-controlled grid without undue exposure to imbalance charges and related costs.