Rate structure of Bonneville Power Administration

report, November 1, 1955.
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Electric utilities -- Northwest, Pacific --


Northwest, Pa

ContributionsUnited States. Bonneville Power Administration
LC ClassificationsHD9685.U6 A 1943
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
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LC Control Number59044610

Bonneville Power Administration's wholesale power and transmission rates for the FY rate period were established during the BP Rate rate proceeding, conducted through a formal process described in Section 7(i) of the Northwest Power Act, concluded when the Administrator signed the Final Record of Decision on J Role of the BPA in the Pacific Northwest Power Supply System: Environmental Impact Statement Role of the BPA in the Pacific Northwest Power Supply System: Environmental Impact Statement, United States.

Bonneville Power Administration: Contributor: United States. Bonneville Power Administration: Published: Original from: Northwestern.

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The Bonneville Power Administration made its 37th consecutive U.S. Treasury payment. This year’s payment brings BPA’s cumulative payments to more than $31 billion.

BPA sets final spending levels in Integrated Program Review. The Future Role of the Bonneville Power Administration in Power Supply the difference between the cost of Bonneville’s power and market rates for wholesale power has frequently not been large.

The Council acknowledges that both new long-term contracts and a revised pricing structure will be necessary to fully implement a new role for. [Bonneville Power Administration.].

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), a United States federal agency created in by the Roosevelt administration and Congress, markets wholesale electricity and transmission to public and private utilities as well as some large industries in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration 1. Type of action: (X) Administrative () Legislative 2. Brief description of action: The action proposed is an increase of approximately 90 percent in Bonneville Power Administration's wholesale power rates to a level sufficient to meet fiscal payout requirements and recover costs.

Bonneville Power Administration transmission towers, part of a 15,mile high-voltage highway, n.d. Courtesy Bonneville Power Administration.

Bonneville Power Administration linemen at work on a transmission tower near Mt. Hood, Oregon, n.d. Courtesy Bonneville Power Administration. James Dalmage "J.D." Ross (), ca. The Bonneville Power Administration, a division of the U.S.

Department of Energy, sells the output of 29 federal hydroelectric dams in the Columbia River Basin; two in the Rogue River Basin of Southern Oregon; one non-federal nuclear power plant, the Columbia Generating Station near Richland, Washington; and several small non-federal power plants.

Executives & Structure Currently selected. Dan James; John Hairston; Robin Furrer; Joel D Cook; Richard Shaheen; Michelle Manary; Ben Berry; Tom McDonald; Scott Armentrout; Mary Jensen; Administrators of BPA; Branding & Logos; History.

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Name Position Dates James D. D.) Ross Power administrator of the Bonneville Project: Oct. 10, — Ma Charles Carey. Get this from a library.

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) rates and resource planning: hearings before the Subcommittee on Mining, Forest Management, and Bonneville Power Administration of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on H.R.

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (AP)-- The Bonneville Power Administration defended yesterday its basic rate structure of $ per kilowatt year for wholesale power as sufficient to pay out the investment. The Bonneville Power Administration will hold rates steady in the two-year period beginning in October.

The agency called it a sign of progress in an effort to control costs and hang onto. The Bonneville Power Administration, from which the Cowlitz PUD purchases most of its power, on Thursday announced a proposed wholesale power rate increase of percent and an average. The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is an American federal agency operating in the Pacific was created by an act of Congress in to market electric power from the Bonneville Dam located on the Columbia River and to construct facilities necessary to transmit that power.

Congress has since designated Bonneville to be the marketing agent for power from all of the. InBonneville initiated the Power Function Review to publicly discuss options for its rate structure in the rate period and beyond. The two phases of the Power Function Review identified an estimated $ million per year in savings for the rate period.

The agency, which adopted the name Bonneville Power Administration inset as the cost of its power a so-called "postage-stamp rate" -- one that was the same for all customers regardless of how far the electricity had to travel to reach them.

It also developed a master grid for its original transmission-distribution system. Get this from a library. Power and the Pacific Northwest: a history of the Bonneville Power Administration, [Vera Springer; Paul Alelyunas; Dan Schausten; United States.

Bonneville Power Administration.]. WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Representatives Dan Newhouse (R-WA), Paul Gosar (R-AZ), and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) led a bipartisan letter to the leaders of the House Committee on the Budget opposing transmission asset divestment and changes in pricing structure of four Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs), including Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).

Get this from a library. rate proposal, final environmental impact statement. [United States. Bonneville Power Administration.]. Bonneville provides 90 percent of Cowlitz PUD’s power needs, so the agency’s rate increases trickle down to PUD customers.

Mainzer said BPA’s base rates. Bonneville had many opportunities to pay off long-term debt, including the debt associated with a costly nuclear-power plant, but each time it chooses to cut short-term rates instead.

Get this from a library. Power of the river: the continuing legacy of the Bonneville Power Administration in the Pacific Northwest.

[United States. Bonneville Power Administration.;] -- "On the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Bonneville Power Administration inthe agency published a history, "BPA & The Struggle for Power at Cost.". To testify in writing send your comments to Bonneville Power Administration, Public Affairs DKE-7, PO BoxPortland, OR Comments must be received by Nov.

Love. The Bonneville Power Administration will be a key player in any serious Northwest effort to leave behind fossil fuels driving climate change, but it faces financial challenges as its 31 dams age. In the fall ofBonneville Power Administration Administrator Steve Wright toured Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Western Montana to discuss BPA, the Northwest economy and factors affecting future wholesale power rates.

One of those factors was the demands of an aging hydro system.

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Bonneville does this by collecting the neces- sary revenues through its power rates. As the costs of the pro3ects have been melded into Bonneville's rates, the rates have been increased.

For fiscal yearthe Supply System cost component is approximately 40 percent of Bonneville's standard rate charged. BPA customer Northern Lights partnered with Alta Forest Products on energy efficiency measures at a plant in Naples, Idaho.

The effort will save almost 1 aMW per year. The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is a non-profit federal power marketer based in the Pacific Northwest (PNW). Although BPA is part of the U.S. Department of Energy, it is self-funding and cover its costs by selling its products and services at cost-based rates.

A member of Congress requested an assessment of the administrative feasibility of a two-tier rate structure for electric power marketed by the Bonneville Power Administration. Legislation has been proposed which would authorize such a rate structure in order to motivate electric utilities and power consumers to conserve electricity and develop renewable found that there was.

John Hairston, a year veteran of the Bonneville Power Administration, will serve as its acting administrator and CEO, the Portland-based agency announced Friday.The Public Power Council serves a unique role as the forum where consumer-owned electric utilities come together to create consensus and advocacy on issues impacting regional power supply.

Sincethe PPC has represented the interests of the consumer-owned utility customers of the Bonneville Power Administration in all BPA-related matters.