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Spring 2017 Conference
March 5-8
Tempe, Arizona

Join us in Tempe, Arizona!

A few of our confirmed presentations...

"Using Smart Meter Data to Identify and Assess PV Customers", Ankit Jain from Nexant
"Discovering Customer Service Opportunities Through MDMS", Melissa Buchler from SRP
"The impact of Rooftop Solar on Load Research Sample Design and Estimation", Craig Williamson from DNV GL

We still have some slots available for presentations and one roundtable topic slot remains open. Let us know if you’re interested in presenting or leading a roundtable – a diversity of speakers and industry topics are invaluable.

If you would like to make a presentation, or have any questions, please contact any of the conference co-chairs:
Candice Potter at Nexant
Joel Clark at Idaho Power


The Western Load Research Association (WLRA) has information exchange as its most important function. Attendance is open to individuals and electric utilities having an interest or engaged in load research or related activities. The WLRA meets twice a year, in the Spring and Fall.

The WLRA is coordinated by an executive committee, which is responsible for long-range planning, conducting the meetings and business sessions, and setting agendas to focus on pertinent issues in an organized manner. The executive committee is composed of two co-chairpersons and an appointed representative of the host utility. The co-chairpersons are elected for staggered, two-year terms of office, and they may choose to alternate the chairing of the meetings at their discretion.


Contact WLRA at:
Dave Hanna
Itron - Consulting & Analysis
11236 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130
phone: 858-724-2620
fax: 858-724-2690