RAP’s report for Western Governors’ Association, “Renewable Resources and Transmission in the West: Interviews on the Western Renewable Energy Zones Initiative,” details interviews with utilities, public utility commissions and provincial energy ministries on potential collaboration to develop WREZ resources of common interest, as well as perspectives on broader issues in resource planning and procurement and transmission planning and development. The interviews also solicited opinions on market mechanisms to support development of higher levels of renewable resources in the West, next steps for the WREZ initiative and issues of interest for regional discussion. The Executive Summary discusses the key findings and suggests recommendations for consideration by states, provinces and regional bodies.