WHO WE ARE
UAE provides a wide range of regulatory services to its members to keep electricity and natural gas rates affordable for the organization's members, many of whom compete globally. UAE is actively involved in the representation of industrial customers before the Utah Legislature and Public Utilities Commissions. The organization provides expert testimony in utility proceedings for PacifiCorp and Questar Gas Company on electricity issues and natural gas issues, including gas transportation.
At the regional and federal levels, UAE provides leadership and intervention on behalf of its members before the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) - the electric reliability council in the West - and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). On policy issues, UAE works to support our members' overall policy plans by resolving issues with administrative, legislative, and regulatory entities. UAE participates in and monitors what is occurring at the Northern Tier Transmission Group (NTTG) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on issues that impact the region and state.
July 2020 Newsletter
The July Monthly Newsletter features articles on Wyoming's investigation into PacifiCorp's Integrated Resource Plan, recommendations by Utah parties to end Rocky Mountain Power's STEP plan, Dominion Energy Utah's agreement with the Utah Inland Port, FERC's PURPA overhaul, Joe Biden's national energy plan, and more.
Due to COVID-19 and the risk of social gathering, UAE will start up its monthly meetings in September and hold them remotely via Webex. Our next meeting will be on September 17, 2020, and our speaker will be Michael Shea, Environmental Program Manager, Salt Lake County. He will discuss policy plans to reduce emissions across a band of areas, sustainability and other policies.
UAE Annual Conference
UAE will hold its 35th annual conference at the Marriott City Center Hotel on May 14, 2020, followed by a golf tournament on May 15, 2020, at Eaglewood Golf Course.