Working with stakeholders to ensure Western Interconnection reliability.
Peak Reliability* (Peak) is the highest level of authority for the reliable operation of the Western Interconnection Bulk Electric System (BES).
Peak works with Balancing Authorities, Transmission Owners, and Transmission Operators to minimize disruptions, provide leadership, and help assure reliability.
Peak’s mission statement speaks to its goal of “assuring a wide area view:”
Peak Reliability shall support and promote the social welfare by endeavoring to ensure reliability by providing real-time, Interconnection-wide oversight of the BES within Peak’s footprint; coordinating necessary real-time and seasonal planning and modeling, and ensuring that data critical to the reliable and efficient operation of the BES is shared appropriately.
* Formerly known as the Western Electricity Coordinating Council Reliability Coordinator