OREGON - Cascade Natural Gas Natural Gas - Integrated Resource Plan

The 2018 Natural Gas, Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meeting schedule has been filed with the Oregon Public Utility Commission (OPUC). Public participation is essential to Cascade’s process and development of the IRP, therefore, we have coordinated with our stakeholders to hold 5 TAG meetings. Presentation and Teleconference/WebEx information will be distributed to stakeholders prior to each meeting.

If you, or your organization, would like to participate in the process for the 2018 IRP, or be included in our TAG distribution list, please email irp@cngc.com.  You can also contact the Manager of Resource Planning, Mark Sellers-Vaughn at (509) 734-4589, the Sr. Resource Planning Analyst, Brian Robertson at (509) 734-4546, or the Resource Planning Analyst I, Devin McGreal at (509) 734-4681, or the Resource Planning Analyst I, Ashton Davis, at (509) 734-4520.

2018 IRP TAG 1 Meeting – Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Salem, OR at the OPUC offices from 9 am to noon

  • IRP Timeline
  • Demand Forecast Methodology
  • Demand Forecast Results
  • Regional Market Outlook

TAG 1 Presentation
TAG 1 Minutes

2018 IRP TAG 2 Meeting – Wednesday, July 19
th, 2017
Salem, OR at the OPUC offices from 9 am to noon

  • Distribution System Planning
  • Planned scenarios and Sensitivities
  • Price Forecast
  • Current Supply Resources
  • Transport Issues
  • Avoided Costs

TAG 2 Presentation
TAG 2 Minutes

2018 IRP TAG 3 Meeting – Thursday, September 7th
, 2017
Portland International Airport Conference Center from 9 am to 3 pm

  • Carbon Impacts
  • Conservation (ETO)
  • Primary Resource Integration Results
  • Proposed new 2-year plan

TAG 3 Presentation
TAG 3 Minutes

2018 IRP TAG 4 Meeting – Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Salem, OR at the OPUC offices from 9 am to noon

  • Final Integration Results
  • Finalization of plan components

TAG 4 Presentation
TAG 4 Minutes

2018 IRP TAG 5 Meeting – Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
WebEx only from 9 am to noon

  • TAG 5, if needed


2018 Natural Gas Integrated Resource Plan Draft
Appendix A - IRP Process
Appendix B - Demand Forecast
Appendix C - Regulatory Compliance Matrix
Appendix D - Demand Side Management
Appendix E - Current & Alternative Supply Resources
Appendix F - Capacity Requirements & Peak Day Planning
Appendix G - Weather & Price Uncertainty Analysis
Appendix H - Avoided Cost

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