September 29, 2022


Submit your session ideas for Efficiency Exchange by Oct. 28

The call for session proposals is now open for Efficiency Exchange 2023, or EFX23, the region’s premiere networking and learning conference for energy efficiency professionals. Hosted by Bonneville Power Administration, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance and the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, this hybrid in-person and online event is your opportunity to not only join the efficiency conversation, but to lead it as well. EFX23 is May 2–3, 2023, with the in-person portion held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. To make sure your session idea is considered, submit your proposal by Friday, Oct. 28, 2022.


BPA webinar: M&V protocols training

BPA is hosting a virtual Measurement and Verification, or M&V, protocol training for utility customers on Sept. 29, from 10 - 11:30 a.m. (PDT). This webinar will provide an overview of BPA’s M&V requirements and familiarize attendees with the protocols library. The webinar will also offer utility customers a look ahead to potential enhancements to the protocols library that are under consideration and engage participants for other suggested enhancements...More

2022 hybrid regional utility roundtable dates

This fall’s hybrid regional utility roundtable dates are scheduled. BPA will hold roundtables via in person and/or Webex to maintain the health and safety of the region and BPA employees. BPA facilitates these annual gatherings to hear direct feedback from our public utility customers on various important energy-efficiency topics. Your energy efficiency representative will contact you with a calendar invite for your regional roundtable. We look forward to you and your fellow utility representatives joining the BPA energy-efficiency team for discussions on topics focused on your utility and end-use customers…More


Comfort Ready Home Greener Water Heater Promotion will end Oct. 15, 2022

Utility customers across the region have successfully leveraged the Greener Water Heater Promotion to support contractor heat pump water heater installations this summer and due to limited available funds, the promotion will end as of Oct. 15, 2022. Participating contractors performing qualifying installations can complete an Install Form through Comfort Ready Home through Oct. 15, 2022. Payments are determined by the submittal date of an approved Install Form. Installations will be verified and once funding has been exhausted, any remaining requested payments will not be processed.

Questions? Contact your Comfort Ready Home Field Specialist.