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Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Staff version which still requires senior executive review Staff version which still requires senior executive review Office of Office of Human Capita Human Capital Management Management Bonneville Power Administration Risk Informed Human Capital - Workforce Plan 2007-2009 September 15, 2006 2007 BPA Risk Informed Human Capital - Workforce Plan Table of Contents INTRODUCTION............................................................................................................. 5 Impact of the 2006 Workforce Plan ..............................................................................................6 BPA Strategic Objectives as drivers of the WP .......................................................................... 6 I. CONTEXT ................................................................................................................... 6

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Bonneville Power Administration (Bpa) Environmental Impact Statement  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1994/01_cover.html[6/27/2011 11:57:49 AM] 1994/01_cover.html[6/27/2011 11:57:49 AM] Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/eis-0194) Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Title of Proposed Action: Tenaska Washington II Generation Project State Involved: Washington Abstract: BPA is considering whether to purchase electrical power from a proposed privately-owned combustion-turbine electrical generation plant in Washington. The plant would be fired by natural gas and would use combined-cycle technology to generate 240 average megawatts (aMW) of energy. The plant would be developed, owned, and operated by Tenaska Washington Partners II, L.P. The project would be located about 19 kilometers (12 miles) southeast of downtown Tacoma in the Frederickson

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BPA.gov - Bonneville Power Administration  

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Navigate Up This page location is: Agency Portal Prod - Internal Pages home Sign In About | Careers | Contact | bpa.gov Search News & Us Expand News & Us Projects & Initiatives...

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Bonneville Power Administration 1998 Annual Report.  

SciTech Connect

This is the 1998 annual report to the President by the Administrator and Chief Executive Officer of the Bonneville Power Administration. The topics of the report include financial highlights, letter to the President, review of 1998, financial data, management`s discussion and analysis, performance measures, financial statements, BPA executives, BPA offices, BPA profile.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PV integration in the Bonneville Power Administration balancing authority area.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??In this study I investigate the accuracy and necessity of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) PV integration tariff, which was instituted in 2011. Note that,… (more)

Schumaker, Adam

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration 1991 Annual Report.  

SciTech Connect

Congress enacted the Bonneville Project Act in 1937, creating the Bonneville Power Administration to market and transmit the power produced by Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. Since then, Congress has directed BPA to sell at wholesale the power produced at a total of 30 Federal dams in the Pacific Northwest, and to acquire conservation and generating resources sufficient to meet the needs of BPA`s customer utilities. The dams and the electrical system are known as the Federal Columbia River Power System. Bonneville sells wholesale power to public and private utilities, rural cooperatives, large industries, and Federal agencies. BPA also sells or exchanges power with utilities in California. BPA uses revenues from the sale of power and transmission services to recover its own expenses, to repay the Federal investment in the power system, and to pay for the resources it has acquired. BPA pays for operation and maintenance expenses at the Federal dams and at non-Federal power plants. It also pays for irrigation benefits of Federal projects allocated to power to repay, and for fish and wildlife projects which offset damage to these resources by the Federal hydropower system. This document is the 1991 statement of budget, financial statement, cash flows, capitalization, expenses, and projects. An organization chart is included.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Names Bill Drummond As New Bonneville Power Administration  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Names Bill Drummond As New Bonneville Power Administration Names Bill Drummond As New Bonneville Power Administration Administrator DOE Names Bill Drummond As New Bonneville Power Administration Administrator January 16, 2013 - 7:00pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - The Energy Department has chosen Bill Drummond to be the new Administrator for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), one of the four Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs) the Department oversees. As BPA's Administrator, Drummond will be responsible for managing the non-profit federal agency, which markets carbon-free power from Columbia River hydroelectic dams and operates the surrounding power grid, distributing wind, nuclear and other energy to the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Drummond's leadership of BPA is part of a larger strategy for

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Bonneville Power Administration's YouTube Channel  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

The Bonneville Power Administration is one of DOE's four power marketing administration organizations. BPA describes its mission as a public service organization as one designed create and deliver the best value for our customers and constituents as we act in concert with others to assure the Pacific Northwest: 1) An adequate, efficient, economical and reliable power supply; 2) A transmission system that is adequate to the task of integrating and transmitting power from federal and non-federal generating units, providing service to BPA's customers, providing interregional interconnections, and maintaining electrical reliability and stability; and 3) Mitigation of the Federal Columbia River Power System's impacts on fish and wildlife. The more than 100 videos on BPA's YouTube channel are organized into 12 playlists, including: Technology R&D, Renewable Energy, Hydropower, Energy Efficiency and Conservation, Transmission, Environment, Fish, and Wildlife, Vegetation Management and Public Safety, Value of the River Education Series, and Community and Education.

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BPA Statutes.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report contains the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA's) authorizing statutes--the Bonneville Project Act, the Federal Columbia River Transmission System Act, the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act and other laws that contain provisions that define BPA's mission and affect the way it is carried out.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration 1997 Annual Report.  

SciTech Connect

The Bonneville Power Administration`s 60th anniversary year exceeded expectations. Net revenues were the best since 1991, which demonstrates that earlier decisions to transform BPA into a smaller, cost-conscious, customer-focused organization were the correct decisions. The region`s evaluation of the agency`s role in the Northwest was as gratifying as the positive financial position. Through the Comprehensive Review of the Northwest Energy System, the region concluded that BPA has been and must continue to be an important economic and environmental benefit to the Northwest. BPA occupies a unique position in the region that is crystallized in the agency`s new purpose statement: to meet their public responsibilities through commercially successful businesses. The agency must be commercially successful to provide funding for public responsibilities such as its fish and wildlife program, conservation, and reliable power and transmission systems. But the heart and soul of the agency is providing benefits that reflect the public service orientation that inspired the agency`s creation 60 years ago. BPA will provide the region with power at cost, provide preference to the region because the river on which the hydro system is based is a regional resource, and continue to see that its power flows to the little guys. It is just as important that BPA deliver power to the region`s residential and rural consumers now as it was when the agency brought electricity to rural areas for the first time.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration (Bpa) Environmental Impact Statement  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Summary-1994.html[6/27/2011 11:54:25 AM] Summary-1994.html[6/27/2011 11:54:25 AM] TABLE OF CONTENTS Section Page S.0 SUMMARY S-1 S.1 INTRODUCTION S-1 S.2 PURPOSE OF AND NEED FOR ACTION S-1 S.2.1 Need S-1 S.2.2 Purpose S-4 S.3 BACKGROUND S-4 S.4 ALTERNATIVES INCLUDING THE PROPOSED ACTION S-5 S.4.1 Proposed Action S-5

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Land Record System PIA, Bonneville Power Administration | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Land Record System PIA, Bonneville Power Administration Land Record System PIA, Bonneville Power Administration Land Record System PIA, Bonneville Power Administration Land Record...

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2013 Annual Planning Summary for the Bonneville Power Administration...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bonneville Power Administration 2013 Annual Planning Summary for the Bonneville Power Administration 2013 Annual Planning Summary for the Bonneville Power Administration The...

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Biomass Power Association (BPA) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Biomass Power Association (BPA) Biomass Power Association (BPA) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Biomass Power Association (BPA) Agency/Company /Organization: Biomass Power Association Sector: Energy Focus Area: Biomass, - Biomass Combustion, - Biomass Gasification, - Biomass Pyrolysis, - Biofuels Phase: Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals Resource Type: Guide/manual User Interface: Website Website: www.usabiomass.org Cost: Free References: Biomass Power Association[1] The website includes information on biomass power basics, renewable electricity standards, and updates on legislation affecting biomass power plants. Overview "The Biomass Power Association is the nation's leading organization working to expand and advance the use of clean, renewable biomass

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Bonneville Power Administration Yakima Fisheries Project; 13Sept1996  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION YAKIMA FISHERIES PROJECT (YFP) RECORD OF DECISION Summary. As Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), I have decided to implement Alternative 2 of the proposed Yakima Fisheries Project (YFP) to undertake fishery research and mitigation activities in the Yakima River Basin in south- central Washington. The project responds directly to a need for knowledge of viable means to rebuild and maintain naturally spawning anadromous fish stocks in the Yakima Basin. Alternative 2 would experimentally supplement depressed populations of upper Yakima spring chinook salmon that spawn naturally, as well as undertake a study to determine the feasibility of re-establishing a naturally spawning population and significant fall fishery for coho salmon (now eliminated in the Basin).

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bonneville Power Bonneville Power Administration Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued by Bonneville Power Administration. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD November 22, 2013 CX-010734: Categorical Exclusion Determination Covington District Culvert Replacements CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07/22/2013 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration November 19, 2013 CX-010735: Categorical Exclusion Determination Grand Coulee-Bell No.5 Dead End Insulator Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07/19/2013 Location(s): Washington, Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration August 26, 2013 CX-010720: Categorical Exclusion Determination Monroe-Custer #2 Access Roads CX(s) Applied: B1.3

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Bonneville Power Administration Wildlife Mitigation Program : Draft Environmental Impact Statement.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is responsible for mitigating the loss of wildlife habitat caused by the development of the Federal Columbia River Power System. BPA accomplishes this mitigation by funding projects consistent with those recommended by the Northwest Power Planning Council (Council). The projects are submitted to the Council from Indian Tribes, state agencies, property owners, private conservation groups, and other Federal agencies. Future wildlife mitigation actions with potential environmental impacts are expected to include land acquisition and management, water rights acquisition and management, habitat restoration and enhancement, installation of watering devices, riparian fencing, and similar wildlife conservation actions. BPA needs to ensure that individual wildlife mitigation projects are planned and managed with appropriate consistency across projects, jurisdictions, and ecosystems, as well as across time. BPA proposes to standardize the planning and implementation of individual wildlife mitigation projects funded by BPA. Alternative 1 is the No Action alternative. Five standardizing alternatives are identified to represent the range of possible strategies, goals, and procedural requirements reasonably applicable to BPA-funded projects under a standardized approach to project planning and implementation. All action alternatives are based on a single project planning process designed to resolve site-specific issues in an ecosystem context and to adapt to changing conditions and information.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

March 10, 2011 March 10, 2011 CX-005419: Categorical Exclusion Determination Ostrander Line Swap CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 03/10/2011 Location(s): Clackamas County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration March 7, 2011 CX-005418: Categorical Exclusion Determination Birch Creek Radio Tower CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 03/07/2011 Location(s): Bonneville County, Idaho Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration March 7, 2011 CX-005417: Categorical Exclusion Determination Beaver Creek Property CX(s) Applied: B1.25 Date: 03/07/2011 Location(s): Okanogan County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration March 3, 2011 CX-005411: Categorical Exclusion Determination Troutdale Substation Control House CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 03/03/2011 Location(s): Troutdale, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration

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PP-10-1 Bonneville Power Administrator | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

border. PP-10-1 Bonneville Power Administrator More Documents & Publications PP-10 Bonneville Power Administrator PP-30 New York Power Authority PP-305 Montana Alberta Tie Ltd...

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STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION BEFORE THE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FOR THE RECORD FOR THE RECORD BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES UNITED STATES SENATE JUNE 20, 2013 REGARDING RESOURCE ISSUES IN THE KLAMATH RIVER BASIN The U.S Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) has approached the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) with a request to provide Federal power service to the Klamath Basin Irrigation Project's load. This request was made to the Administrator by letter received on August 27, 2009, requesting a contract(s) for the purchase and delivery of power to serve existing Reclamation load within the Klamath Project in Oregon. The letter noted the load was approximately 10 average megawatts and currently is served by PacifiCorp. The Klamath

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Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Idaho Department of Fish and Game 600 S. Walnut P.O. Box 25 Boise, ID 83707 Re: Redirection of Idaho Accord Funds Dear Mr. Schriever: BPA Power Administration (BPA) received the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) request to reallocate funding within the Idaho Fish Accord executed on May 2, 2008

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Bonneville Power Administration Notice of Availability of Record...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

169 Thursday, August 31, 1995 Notices Bonneville Power Administration Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Business Plan AGENCY: Bonneville Power Administration...

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

July 29, 2010 July 29, 2010 CX-003233: Categorical Exclusion Determination Purchase of Conservation Easements on Cottom and Beyeler Properties CX(s) Applied: B1.25 Date: 07/29/2010 Location(s): Lemhi County, Idaho Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration July 22, 2010 CX-003235: Categorical Exclusion Determination Adolfson-Feleding Property (Lavaside Property) Purchase CX(s) Applied: B1.25 Date: 07/22/2010 Location(s): Bingham County, Idaho Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration July 22, 2010 CX-003234: Categorical Exclusion Determination Demolition of Vacant House at Bonneville Power Administration's Ross Complex CX(s) Applied: B1.23 Date: 07/22/2010 Location(s): Clark County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration July 21, 2010 CX-003236: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

June 4, 2013 June 4, 2013 CX-010433: Categorical Exclusion Determination Memaloose Meadows Land Acquisition CX(s) Applied: B1.25 Date: 06/04/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration June 3, 2013 CX-010436: Categorical Exclusion Determination Tri-Cities Maintenance Headquarters Project CX(s) Applied: B1.15 Date: 06/03/2013 Location(s): Washington, Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration June 3, 2013 CX-010435: Categorical Exclusion Determination De Moss Substation Expansion CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 06/03/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration June 3, 2013 CX-010434: Categorical Exclusion Determination LaPine Substation Shunt Reactor Addition CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 06/03/2013 Location(s): Oregon, Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

July 30, 2012 July 30, 2012 CX-008891: Categorical Exclusion Determination Pilot Butte-La Pine No. 1 Wood Pole Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 07/30/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration July 30, 2012 CX-008890: Categorical Exclusion Determination Bonneville Power Administration/Washington Department of Natural Resources Access Road Improvements CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07/30/2012 Location(s): Washington, Washington, Washington, Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration July 27, 2012 CX-008676: Categorical Exclusion Determination Four AT&T Wireless Communication Site Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B1.7, B1.19 Date: 07/27/2012 Location(s): Washington, Washington, Washington, Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

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Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration P.O. Box 3621 Portland, Oregon 97208 Biological Opinions. Sincerely, Robert J. Austin Deputy Director for Fish and Wildlife Enclosures (2) cc: Mr

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Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration P.O. Box 3621 Portland, Oregon 97208 or Bob Austin (503-230-4748) if you have questions about this letter or our analysis. Sincerely, William

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 19, 2012 September 19, 2012 CX-009203: Categorical Exclusion Determination Ross Maintenance Headquarters Project CX(s) Applied: B1.15 Date: 09/19/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration September 19, 2012 CX-009200: Categorical Exclusion Determination Respond to the Town of Eatonville's Land Use Review Request (LURR) CX(s) Applied: B4.7 Date: 09/19/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration September 14, 2012 CX-009204: Categorical Exclusion Determination Bonneville-Hood River Number 1 Danger Pole Replacement and Access Road Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 09/14/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration September 14, 2012 CX-009202: Categorical Exclusion Determination Port Angeles Substation Equipment Additions

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Operations, Maintenance, and Replacement 10-year plan, 1990-1999 : 1989 Utility OM&R Comparison : A Comparison of BPA (Bonneville Power Administration) and Selected Utility Transmission, Operations and Maintenance Costs.  

SciTech Connect

For the past several years, competing resource demands within BPA have forced the Agency to stretch Operations, Maintenance and Replacement (OM R) resources. There is a large accumulation of tasks that were not accomplished when scheduled. Maintenance and replacements and outages, due to material and equipment failure, appear to be increasing. BPA has made a strategic choice to increase its emphasis on OM R programs by implementing a multi-year, levelized OM R plan which is keyed to high system reliability. This strategy will require a long-term commitment of a moderate increase in staff and dollars allocated to these programs. In an attempt to assess the direction BPA has taken in its OM R programs, a utility comparison team was assembled in early January 1989. The team included representatives from BPA's Management Analysis, Internal Audit and Financial Management organizations, and operation and maintenance program areas. BPA selected four utilities from a field of more than 250 electric utilities in the US and Canada. The selection criteria generally pertained to size, with key factors including transformation capacity, load, gross revenue, and interstate transmission and/or marketing agreements, and their OM R programs. Information was gathered during meetings with managers and technical experts representing the four utilities. Subsequent exchanges of information also took place to verify findings. The comparison focused on: Transmission operations and maintenance program direction and emphasis; Organization, management and implementation techniques; Reliability; and Program costs. 2 figs., 21 tabs.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration Fish & Wildlife Implementation Plan Final EIS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1: 1: Environmental Analyses DOE/EIS-0312 April 2003 Fish and Wildlife Implementation Plan Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0312) Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Title of Proposed Action: Fish and Wildlife Implementation Plan States and Provinces Involved: Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and British Columbia Abstract: Despite the efforts of BPA and other regional entities in the Pacific Northwest, some populations of fish and wildlife continue to decline. Reasons for the lack of success include the following: different groups have different values and priorities; there is no clear and agreed-upon scientific answer; and there are conflicting

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

February 6, 2012 February 6, 2012 CX-007997: Categorical Exclusion Determination Grant Consumer Power, Incorporated's Request for use of Right-of-way at Harrisburg Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.9 Date: 02/06/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration February 2, 2012 CX-007999: Categorical Exclusion Determination Wood Pole Replacement Along the Minidoka Power House-Unity #1 and Unity-Heyburn #1, 138-Kilovolt Transmission Line Rights-of-way CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 02/02/2012 Location(s): Idaho Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration February 2, 2012 CX-007998: Categorical Exclusion Determination Integration of Stoltze Land and Lumber Biomass Generation CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 02/02/2012 Location(s): Montana Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

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Bonneville Power Administration 1993 Annual Report.  

SciTech Connect

For the first time in a decade, Bonneville had to propose a double digit rate increase in 1993. Many of the causes were beyond our control, but self-examination and painful budget cuts put the focus squarely where it should be -- on the changes needed for BPA to compete in an increasingly market-driven business environment. As deregulation and change sweep the electricity industry, BPA has launched a major Competitiveness Project. It`s clear that we can, and will, cut costs and make ourselves more efficient. We can shape our products and services to better reflect what customers want and are willing to pay for. And more than ever we will measure and reward output -- results -- more than process. BPA today is the Northwest`s low-cost supplier of electricity and transmission services. To stay that way, we must adopt a more business-like model. The move does not signal a rejection of our role as a federal agency. In fact, close attention to sound business principles is the only way to strengthen our commitment to fish and wildlife, environment, and other community values.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

June 12, 2012 June 12, 2012 CX-008698: Categorical Exclusion Determination Poorman Ponds Property Funding CX(s) Applied: B1.25 Date: 06/12/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration June 12, 2012 CX-008697: Categorical Exclusion Determination Sale of Line Mile 1 of the 115 Kilovolt (kV) Tanner Tap to Snoqualmie-Lake Tradition #1 Transmission Line CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 06/12/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration June 12, 2012 CX-008696: Categorical Exclusion Determination Power Circuit Breaker Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 06/12/2012 Location(s): Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration June 5, 2012 CX-008702: Categorical Exclusion Determination Forest Grove-McMinnville #1 Wood Pole Replacement Projects

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

March 16, 2010 March 16, 2010 CX-001179: Categorical Exclusion Determination Lancaster-Noxon Number 1 Mile 46-50 Access Road Improvement and Bridge Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 03/16/2010 Location(s): Bonner County, Idaho Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration March 15, 2010 CX-001180: Categorical Exclusion Determination Monroe-Custer Number 1 and 2 500-Kilovolt Transmission Line Structure 16/2 Access Road Improvement and Bridge Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 03/15/2010 Location(s): Snohomish County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration March 12, 2010 CX-001181: Categorical Exclusion Determination Santiam Substation Renovation CX(s) Applied: B1.16 Date: 03/12/2010 Location(s): Linn County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

May 1, 2012 May 1, 2012 CX-008153: Categorical Exclusion Determination Maupin-Tygh Valley Number 1 Pole Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 05/01/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration May 1, 2012 CX-008152: Categorical Exclusion Determination Whitefish In-line Hydroelectric Project CX(s) Applied: B4.1 Date: 05/01/2012 Location(s): Montana Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration April 30, 2012 CX-008154: Categorical Exclusion Determination In-Kind Wood Pole Replacements - Driscoll-Naselle Number 1 CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 04/30/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration April 24, 2012 CX-008156: Categorical Exclusion Determination Amended Provision of Funds to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG)

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

June 9, 2011 June 9, 2011 CX-006197: Categorical Exclusion Determination Omak Area 3G Radio Site Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B1.19 Date: 06/09/2011 Location(s): Okanogan, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration June 1, 2011 CX-005969: Categorical Exclusion Determination Provision of Funds to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks for Purchase of the Perry Creek Property CX(s) Applied: B1.25 Date: 06/01/2011 Location(s): Lake County, Montana Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration May 26, 2011 CX-005968: Categorical Exclusion Determination Holcomb Radio Station and Naselle Substation Communication Upgrade Project CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 05/26/2011 Location(s): Pacific County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration May 25, 2011 CX-005967: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 15, 2010 September 15, 2010 CX-004876: Categorical Exclusion Determination Casa Grande-Empire (Double Circuit Upgrade) CX(s) Applied: B4.13 Date: 09/15/2010 Location(s): Pinal County, Arizona Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration September 15, 2010 CX-003906: Categorical Exclusion Determination Fiscal Year 2010 Willamette Basin Mitigation CX(s) Applied: B1.25 Date: 09/15/2010 Location(s): Eugene, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration September 10, 2010 CX-003791: Categorical Exclusion Determination Grant Access for Filling Potholes and for Paving Existing Roadway CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 09/10/2010 Location(s): Clallam County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration September 8, 2010 CX-003908: Categorical Exclusion Determination Fiscal Year 2010 Columbia Basin Fish Accords with Colville Confederated

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

December 27, 2012 December 27, 2012 CX-009701: Categorical Exclusion Determination Williams Northwest Pipeline Land Use Review Request CX(s) Applied: B4.9 Date: 12/27/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration December 27, 2012 CX-009700: Categorical Exclusion Determination Finely Creek and North Valley Creek Property Funding CX(s) Applied: B1.25 Date: 12/27/2012 Location(s): Montana, Montana Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration December 21, 2012 CX-009702: Categorical Exclusion Determination Columbia Rural Electric Association Walla Walla Hydroelectric Project CX(s) Applied: B4.1 Date: 12/21/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration December 19, 2012 CX-009703: Categorical Exclusion Determination Improve the Access Road System in Miles 4, 5, 16, 17, 18, and 30 of the

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Bonneville Power Admin (Washington) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Bonneville Power Admin Bonneville Power Admin Place Washington Utility Id 1738 References Energy Information Administration.[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png No rate schedules available. Average Rates Industrial: $0.0046/kWh The following table contains monthly sales and revenue data for Bonneville Power Admin (Washington). Month RES REV (THOUSAND $) RES SALES (MWH) RES CONS COM REV (THOUSAND $) COM SALES (MWH) COM CONS IND_REV (THOUSAND $) IND SALES (MWH) IND CONS OTH REV (THOUSAND $) OTH SALES (MWH) OTH CONS TOT REV (THOUSAND $) TOT SALES (MWH) TOT CONS 2009-03 2,220.339 71,908.718 8 2,220.339 71,908.718 8

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

April 9, 2013 April 9, 2013 CX-010153: Categorical Exclusion Determination Chinook Property Funding - Update CX(s) Applied: B1.25 Date: 04/09/2013 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration April 5, 2013 CX-010154: Categorical Exclusion Determination Digital Communication System Upgrade Project: 'D' Analog System Retirement and #WC SONET Ring CX(s) Applied: B1.19 Date: 04/05/2013 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration April 3, 2013 CX-010155: Categorical Exclusion Determination Augspurger Radio Tower Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B1.19 Date: 04/03/2013 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration April 1, 2013 CX-010156: Categorical Exclusion Determination Chinook Property Funding CX(s) Applied: B1.25

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

June 8, 2010 June 8, 2010 CX-003092: Categorical Exclusion Determination Ross-Lexington Number 1 New Access Road Construction: 15/1 to 15/2 CX(s) Applied: B1.13 Date: 06/08/2010 Location(s): Clark County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration June 8, 2010 CX-002771: Categorical Exclusion Determination Marion and Sand Springs Substations Radio Tower Projects CX(s) Applied: B1.19 Date: 06/08/2010 Location(s): Marion, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration June 4, 2010 CX-002773: Categorical Exclusion Determination Idaho Department of Fish and Game Purchase of Crystal Springs Trout Farm - Snake River Sockeye Captive Propagation Program CX(s) Applied: A7 Date: 06/04/2010 Location(s): Springfield, Idaho Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration June 3, 2010

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

November 2, 2009 November 2, 2009 CX-000008: Categorical Exclusion Determination Raver-Paul #1 Access Road Improvement and Bridge Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 11/02/2009 Location(s): Pierce County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration October 27, 2009 CX-000007: Categorical Exclusion Determination Spirit Tap to Colville-Boundary #1 Landings and Access Roads Construction CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.13 Date: 10/27/2009 Location(s): Stevens County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration October 8, 2009 CX-000004: Categorical Exclusion Determination Lane-Wendson #1 Structure 10/5 Access Road Improvement and Pole Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 10/08/2009 Location(s): Lane County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration October 8, 2009

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

July 16, 2013 July 16, 2013 CX-010581: Categorical Exclusion Determination Little Shell Property Funding CX(s) Applied: B1.25 Date: 07/16/2013 Location(s): Montana Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration July 15, 2013 CX-010738: Categorical Exclusion Determination 2013 Spacer and Insulator Replacement Program; Third and Fourth Quarter Projects CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07/15/2013 Location(s): Washington, Washington, Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration July 10, 2013 CX-010584: Categorical Exclusion Determination Kokanee Bend South Conservation Easement Funding CX(s) Applied: B1.25 Date: 07/10/2013 Location(s): Montana Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration July 3, 2013 CX-010587: Categorical Exclusion Determination Mariah Wind CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 07/03/2013

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

January 5, 2011 January 5, 2011 CX-005015: Categorical Exclusion Determination Redland South and Oregon City Microwave Tower Wireless Communication Projects CX(s) Applied: B1.7, B1.19 Date: 01/05/2011 Location(s): Clackamas County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration December 22, 2010 CX-004850: Categorical Exclusion Determination Marion to Santiam Fiber Installation CX(s) Applied: B4.7 Date: 12/22/2010 Location(s): Marion, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration December 13, 2010 CX-004742: Categorical Exclusion Determination De Moss-Fossil 115-Kilovolt Line Upgrade CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 12/13/2010 Location(s): Wasco County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration December 9, 2010 CX-004744: Categorical Exclusion Determination Provision of Funds to Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) for

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

August 5, 2011 August 5, 2011 CX-006482: Categorical Exclusion Determination Swan Valley - Palisades Communication Upgrade CX(s) Applied: B1.7, B4.6 Date: 08/05/2011 Location(s): Idaho Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration August 5, 2011 CX-006481: Categorical Exclusion Determination Funding Removal of Underground Storage Tank at Nelson Springs CX(s) Applied: B6.1 Date: 08/05/2011 Location(s): Richland, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration August 3, 2011 CX-006483: Categorical Exclusion Determination Balancing Authority Area Service Agreement with Lane Electric Cooperative, Inc. CX(s) Applied: B4.1 Date: 08/03/2011 Location(s): Eugene, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration July 26, 2011 CX-006293: Categorical Exclusion Determination Provision of Funds to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes for

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Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration  

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Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration P.O. Box 3621 Portland, Oregon 97208. Delwiche ­ KE-4 J. Stier ­ KE-4 R. Austin ­ KEW-4 G. Dondlinger ­ KEWB-4 P. Lofy ­ KEWL-4 P. Krueger ­ KEWR

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BPA Statutes.  

SciTech Connect

This publication includes the Bonneville Power Administration`s (BPA) authorities. It combines the two previous booklets of BPA authorities` and adds: sections of certain Appropriation Acts affecting BPA; a list of all other Appropriation Acts affecting BPA; a list of the acts authorizing Federal hydroelectric dams in the Columbia River Basin; portions of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 that specifically apply to BPA; portions of the Federal Power Act to provide context for the Energy Policy Act. The laws are in their United States Code format, rather than in the Public Law format as passed. Thus, the citation for Bonneville Project Act section 2(f) is shown as 16 USC {section}832a(f). Most people are familiar with the Public Law citations, so they have been retained and appear in italics at the end of each paragraph. In addition, later amendments to earlier laws are reflected in the United States Code language. For example, the Preference Act`s definition of ``Pacific Northwest`` (16 USC {section}837(b)) reflects the Northwest Power Act`s amendment of that term. The laws are presented in the numerical order they appear in the United States Code, rather than in the order in which they became law. Therefore, the Energy Policy Act of 1992 is presented first. This booklet is not, nor is it intended to be, an official reporter. All citations should be made to the United States Code or some other officially recognized reporter.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 19, 2011 September 19, 2011 CX-006818: Categorical Exclusion Determination Grant New Cingular Wireless? Request for Use of Right-Of-Way at the Salem Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.9 Date: 09/19/2011 Location(s): Salem, Polk County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration September 16, 2011 CX-006820: Categorical Exclusion Determination Prosser Hatchery Storage Shed CX(s) Applied: B1.15 Date: 09/16/2011 Location(s): Prosser, Benton County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration, Natural Gas Regulation September 16, 2011 CX-006819: Categorical Exclusion Determination Replace Aging Wood Poles on Trans Alta?s Centralia Tap to Chehalis-Covington No. 1 230-Kilovolt Transmission Line CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 09/16/2011 Location(s): Lewis County, Washington

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COMMENTS OF THE BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Page 2 – BONNEVILLE’S COMMENTS ON FORM EIA-930 II. Comments A. The Proposed Collection is not Necessary for Proper Performance of EIA Functions,

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Management of Bonneville Power Administration's Information Technology Program, IG-0861  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Management of Bonneville Power Management of Bonneville Power Administration's Information Technology Program DOE/IG-0861 March 2012 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 March 26, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Management of Bonneville Power Administration's Information Technology Program" INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Bonneville Power Administration provides about 30 percent of wholesale electric power to regional utilities that service homes, hospitals, financial institutions, commercial entities and military installations in the Pacific Northwest. Bonneville makes extensive use of various

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Before the Subcommittee on Water and Power - House Natural Resources Committee  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Subject: FY 2014 Budget Request for the Bonneville Power Administration By: William K. Drummond, Administrator, BPA

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Distribution: Sonya Baskerville, Liaison, Bonneville Power Administration  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

11, 2013 11, 2013 Distribution: Sonya Baskerville, Liaison, Bonneville Power Administration Karen Boardman, Health Safety and Security, Director, National Training Center Wayne Elias, Fossil Energy, Director, FE-42 Gordon Fox, Office of Science, Director, SC-31.2 Mark Gilbertson, Environmental Management, DAS, Site Restoration Larry Harp, Division of Engineering and Planning, South Western Power Administration Joshua Hill, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Acting Director, Logistics Mgmt. Div. Doug Hooker, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Director, GO-OMA Mary McCune, Nuclear Energy, Director, Office of Facilities Management Peter O'Konski, Office of Management, Director, Office of Administration Jessica Schwersenska, Naval Reactors Laboratory Field Office, Analyst

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Bonneville Power Admin | Open Energy Information  

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Power Admin Power Admin Jump to: navigation, search Name Bonneville Power Admin Place Oregon Utility Id 1738 Utility Location Yes Ownership F NERC Location WECC NERC WECC Yes Operates Generating Plant Yes Activity Transmission Yes Activity Buying Transmission Yes Activity Wholesale Marketing Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle2 Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] Energy Information Administration Form 826[2] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png IP - 12 Industrial NR - 12 Industrial PF - 12 Exchange Residential PF - 12 Public - Average Tier 1 + Tier 2 rate Residential PF - 12 Public - Average Tier 1 rate Residential

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EIS-0312: Notice of Availability of the Bonneville Power Administratio...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

the Bonneville Power Administration Administrator's Record of Decision: Columbia Basin Fish Accords Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Kalispel Tribe on Columbia Basin Fish...

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EA-1002: Bonneville Power Administration's Hot Springs- Garrison...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

This EA evaluates the environmental impacts of the U.S. Department of Energy's Bonneville Power Administration's proposal to upgrade its operational telecommunications system...

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PP-10 Bonneville Power Administrator | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

to construct, operate, and maintain electric transmission facilities at the U.S-Canada border. PP-10 Bonneville Power Administrator More Documents & Publications...

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Bonneville Power Administration Site Environmental Report, 1991.  

SciTech Connect

In 1991, in order to provide BPA`s management with environmental information for decision making, and to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, BPA completed 15 environmental impact evaluations and decision documents, with many more in progress. BPA received the results of two US Department of Energy (DOE) environmental management audits, which noted areas for improvement in our operations. We completed Action Plans in response to each DOE report. We received one administrative complaint from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning a 1990 spill in Arlington, Oregon, caused by a BPA subcontractor. BPA responded promptly to EPA`s findings and concerns. There were 32 new spill/release incidents, most involving failure of Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) capacitors. Cleanup of these spills/releases has proceeded satisfactorily. BPA continued vigorous efforts to clean up substations contaminated with residuals of oil and PCB from past spills. BPA took several actions to improve our environmental performance with respect to water quality. The BPA environmental team developed a long-term schedule for environmental appraisals and audits, identifying facilities and projects that will receive audits through 1996.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration 1991 site environmental report  

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In 1991, in order to provide BPA's management with environmental information for decision making, and to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, BPA completed 15 environmental impact evaluations and decision documents, with many more in progress. BPA received the results of two US Department of Energy (DOE) environmental management audits, which noted areas for improvement in our operations. We completed Action Plans in response to each DOE report. We received one administrative complaint from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning a 1990 spill in Arlington, Oregon, caused by a BPA subcontractor. BPA responded promptly to EPA's findings and concerns. There were 32 new spill/release incidents, most involving failure of Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) capacitors. Cleanup of these spills/releases has proceeded satisfactorily. BPA continued vigorous efforts to clean up substations contaminated with residuals of oil and PCB from past spills. BPA took several actions to improve our environmental performance with respect to water quality. The BPA environmental team developed a long-term schedule for environmental appraisals and audits, identifying facilities and projects that will receive audits through 1996.

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1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Continuity of Operations at Bonneville Power Administration, IG-0781 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Continuity of Operations at Bonneville Power Administration, Continuity of Operations at Bonneville Power Administration, IG-0781 Continuity of Operations at Bonneville Power Administration, IG-0781 In the event of a major disruption to its nonnal operations, Bonneville must be prepared to continue its essential functions, particularly its power scheduling, tra~lsmission scheduling, and system operations. In this regard, Bonneville is required to follow Federal Preparedness Circular 65 (FPC 65), as prescribed by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency. Under FPC 65, agencies are to develop viable contingency plans. The Circular also provides a number of key steps that agencies should take for continuity of operations. Specifically, it recommends that each agency: ( I ) prepare alternate operating facilities; (2)

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BPA/Puget Power Northwest Washington Transmission Project : Summary of the Supplemental Draft Environmental Statement.  

SciTech Connect

BPA and Puget Sound Power and Light (Puget Power) are proposing to upgrade the existing electric transmission power system in the Whatcom and Skagit County area of northwest Washington to increase the capacity of the US-Canada Intertie transmission system. The project would satisfy the need to provide more ability to store and return energy with Canada, would provide additional capacity on the Intertie for anticipated increases in power transactions, and would increase flexibility in operation of the US and Canadian hydroelectric system. It would protect Puget Power`s local system against thermal overloads, and improve local reliability. In November 1993, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and Whatcom County (Washington) published a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the proposed Northwest Washington Transmission Project. In order to present some shifts in need for the project and to permit additional review, BPA and Whatcom County have elected to issue a Supplemental Draft EIS. This Summary presents background material, explains project needs and purposes, and then focuses on alternatives and the possible effects.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Skycrane at the Bonneville Power Administration | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

The Skycrane at the Bonneville Power Administration The Skycrane at the Bonneville Power Administration The Skycrane at the Bonneville Power Administration August 2, 2010 - 10:44am Addthis Daniel B. Poneman Daniel B. Poneman Deputy Secretary of Energy What does this project do? The project is now on schedule and under budget. The Skycrane helped overcome challenging environmental conditions. It also made the work safer for workers on the ground. The project is expected to employ approximately 140 people at its peak. For a striking glimpse of a power grid rapidly evolving to handle renewable power, look to the Bonneville Power Administration in the Pacific Northwest. Crews just finished using a Skycrane helicopter to assemble 65 steel towers for a new high-voltage transmission line to move wind power throughout the region.

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Application of EPRI's Transmission Reliability Evaluation for Large-Scale Systems (TRELSS) Program to Bonneville Power Administration System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Delivering power at the lowest cost while maintaining an acceptable level of reliability requires careful transmission planning. EPRI's Transmission Reliability Evaluation for Large-Scale Systems (TRELSS) can be used to analyze and quantify the reliability of bulk power systems to help determine the need for new transmission facilities. This report presents the results of reliability analyses for Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) using the TRELSS program.

1997-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration Kangley-Echo Lake Transmission Line Project Record of Decision (DOE/EIS-0317) (7/21/03)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration Kangley-Echo Lake Transmission Line Project Record of Decision Decision The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to construct the proposed Kangley-Echo Lake Transmission Line Project in King County, Washington. BPA has decided to implement the Proposed Action (Alternative 1) identified in the Kangley-Echo Lake Transmission Line Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0317-S1, June 2003). This decision is made thirty (30) days after publication of the notice for a final EIS (June 20, 2003) in the Federal Register. The Proposed Action consists of constructing a new 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line from a tap point on an existing 500-kV line near Kangley, Washington, to BPA's Echo Lake

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Feasibility study: Application of RCM techniques for substation maintenance at the Bonneville Power Administration  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This feasibility study examines reliability centered maintenance (RCM) as it applies to Bonneville Power Administrations (BPA) substation maintenance program. Reliability techniques are examined in evaluated. Existing BPA equipment maintenance procedures are documented. Equipment failure history is considered. Economic impacts are estimated. Various equipment instrumentation methods are reviewed. Based on this analysis a prototype system is proposed. The prototype will be implemented in two phases. Phase 1 is to be completed in 1992, it includes instrumenting one power transformer and one oil circuit breaker. Software development will focus on displaying data. Phase 2 is to be completed the following year. The remaining transformers and breakers will be instrumented during the second phase. Software development will focus on predictive maintenance techniques and maintenance decision support.

Purucker, S.L.; Tonn, B.E.; Goeltz, R.T.; James, R.D.; Kercel, S.; Rizy, D.T.; Simpson, M.L.; Van Dyke, J.W.

1992-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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BPA experience in the direct measurement of power system dynamics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sustained growth of a large power system tends to make the model-based planning of system expansions and operations increasingly difficult. This paper presents a BPA perspective on procedures for extracting supplemental information for the power system itself. These procedures involve disturbance analysis, ambient measurements, and direct tests. Results shown for the western U.S. power system include a response model derived from a recent test energization of BPA's 1400 MW dynamic brake. The model construction illustrated combined use of Fourier analysis, Prony analysis, and optimal fitting to measured frequency response.

Hauer, J.F. (Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR (United States))

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration Notice of Availability of Record...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

10-12-95; 8:45 am BILLING CODE 6450-01-P Bonneville Power Administration Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for Industrial Incentive Rate Sale for Idle Pacific Northwest...

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Bonneville Power Administration Fish & Wildlife Implementation Plan Final EIS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2: 2: Appendices DOE/EIS-0312 April 2003 Appendix A Fish and Wildlife Funding Principles for Bonneville Power Administration Rates and Contracts Fish and Wildlife Implementation Plan EIS Appendix A: Fish and Wildlife Funding Principles Appendix A/ 1 Appendix A FISH AND WILDLIFE FUNDING PRINCIPLES FOR BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION RATES AND CONTRACTS September 16, 1998 Preamble The purpose of these principles is to conclude the fish and wildlife funding process in which Bonneville has been engaged with various interests in the Region, and provide a set of guidelines for structuring Bonneville's subscription and power rate processes. The principles are intended to "keep the options open" for future fish and wildlife decisions that are anticipated to be made in late 1999 on reconfiguration of the hydrosystem and in

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Demonstration Assessment of Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Retrofit Lamps at the Lobby of the Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR  

SciTech Connect

This report describes the process and results of a demonstration of solid-state lighting (SSL) technology in the lobby of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) headquarters building in Portland, Oregon. The project involved a simple retrofit of 32 track lights used to illuminate historical black-and-white photos and printed color posters from the 1930s and 1940s. BPA is a federal power marketing agency in the Northwestern United States, and selected this prominent location to demonstrate energy efficient light-emitting diode (LED) retrofit options that not only can reduce the electric bill for their customers but also provide attractive alternatives to conventional products, in this case accent lighting for BPA's historical artwork.

Miller, Naomi

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration Grand Coulee-Bell 500-kV Transmission Line Project Record of Decision  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Grand Coulee-Bell 500-kV Transmission Line Project Grand Coulee-Bell 500-kV Transmission Line Project Record of Decision Decision The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to construct the proposed Grand Coulee-Bell 500-kV Transmission Line Project in Douglas, Grant, Lincoln, and Spokane Counties, Washington. BPA has decided to implement the proposed action identified in the Grand Coulee-Bell 500-kV Transmission Line Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0344, December 2002). The proposed action consists of constructing a new 500- kilovolt (kV) transmission line between the Bureau of Reclamation's (BOR) Grand Coulee 500- kV Switchyard near Grand Coulee, Washington, and BPA's Bell Substation near Spokane, a distance of 84 miles. The proposed action involves removing an existing 115-kV transmission

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Microsoft Word - PSRP May 15 2009 _BPA_ Final.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Program Specific Recovery Plan (PSRP) Name: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Program Specific Recovery Plan (PSRP) Name: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Borrowing Authority ($3.25B) PSRP Lead Program Office and/or Laboratory/Site Office: Bonneville Power Administration PSRP Lead Manager: Nancy Mitman phone: (503) 230 3998 e-mail: nmmitman@bpa.gov address: Bonneville Power Administration Data Call 8 Program-Specific Recovery Plan (PSRP) Template NEW TEMPLATE for Recovery Program Plans (RPPs) based on updated OMB guidance Does this program align with an existing PART program? Y/N Yes Does this program align with an existing CFDA program? Y/N No If it does not correspond to existing PART or CFDA please enter in Program Title Will align with BPA's actual PART program name. 1. Objectives:

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Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Wind Power Forecasting andWind Power Forecasting and Electricity Market Operations Audun Botterud (point forecast ­ 10% quantile forecast) Det. Point R3 Det. UC w/additional reserve (15% of load) Det Stochastic UC w/additional reserve (15% of load) Stoch. Scenarios #12;Wind Power Forecast Day-ahead point

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Supplement to Administrator's Record of Decision on Bonneville Power Administration's Service to Direct Service Industrial (DSI) Customers for Fiscal Years 2007-2011 (DOE/EIS-0183) (05/31/06)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SUPPLEMENT TO ADMINISTRATOR'S RECORD OF DECISION ON SUPPLEMENT TO ADMINISTRATOR'S RECORD OF DECISION ON BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION'S SERVICE TO DIRECT SERVICE INDUSTRIAL (DSI) CUSTOMERS FOR FISCAL YEARS 2007-2011 ADMINISTRATOR'S RECORD OF DECISION Bonneville Power Administration U.S. Department of Energy May 31, 2006 1 Supplement to Administrator's Record of Decision on Bonneville Power Administration's Service to Direct Service Industrial (DSI) Customers for Fiscal Years 2007-2011 I. Background On February 4, 2005, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) sent a letter to customers and constituents describing a public process for comments on certain issues related to service by BPA to its remaining direct service industrial (DSI) customers that had not been finally decided in the Policy For Power Supply Role For Fiscal Years 2007-

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Supplement to Administrator's Record of Decision on Bonneville Power Administration's Service to Direct Service Industrial (DSI) Customers for Fiscal Years 2007-2011 (DOE/EIS-0183) (06/19/06)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

266 Federal Register 266 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 117 / Monday, June 19, 2006 / Notices Education, Room 5C141, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. [FR Doc. 06-5528 Filed 6-16-06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000-01-M DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Bonneville Power Administration Supplement to Administrator's Record of Decision on Bonneville Power Administration's Service to Direct Service Industrial (DSI) Customers for Fiscal Years 2007-2011 AGENCY: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of final policy. SUMMARY: BPA Administrator Stephen J. Wright signed a supplement to the Administrator's Record of Decision (ROD) on Bonneville Power Administration's Service to Direct Service Industrial (DSI) Customers for Fiscal Years 2007-2011. The original

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Tests with a line-commutated converter as a variable inductive load on the Bonneville Power Administration transmission system  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A twelve-pulse, line-commutated converter, with a steady-state rating of 2.5 kV and 5.5 kA, formerly used for charging and discharging a superconducting magnet, was reconfigured as a static reactive power load. Tests staged at the Tacoma, WA, substation of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) revealed that the converter could be used as a variable inductive load, provided a stable current controller was installed. The unit was modulated as a variable VAR load following a sinusoidal VAR demand signal with an amplitude up to 14.8 MVAR. The total losses at maximum VAR output were 370 kW. This paper explains the necessary modifications of the converter to operate as a variable reactive load. Measured current waveshapes are analyzed. The effects of such a load on the BPA transmission system are presented.

Boenig, H.J.; Hauer, J.F.; Nielsen, R.G.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasibility study: Application of RCM techniques for substation maintenance at the Bonneville Power Administration. [Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This feasibility study examines reliability centered maintenance (RCM) as it applies to Bonneville Power Administrations (BPA) substation maintenance program. Reliability techniques are examined in evaluated. Existing BPA equipment maintenance procedures are documented. Equipment failure history is considered. Economic impacts are estimated. Various equipment instrumentation methods are reviewed. Based on this analysis a prototype system is proposed. The prototype will be implemented in two phases. Phase 1 is to be completed in 1992, it includes instrumenting one power transformer and one oil circuit breaker. Software development will focus on displaying data. Phase 2 is to be completed the following year. The remaining transformers and breakers will be instrumented during the second phase. Software development will focus on predictive maintenance techniques and maintenance decision support.

Purucker, S.L.; Tonn, B.E.; Goeltz, R.T.; James, R.D.; Kercel, S.; Rizy, D.T.; Simpson, M.L.; Van Dyke, J.W.

1992-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration, Office of Engineering 10-Year Plan, 1992-2001 : Draft.  

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For over 50 years, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has evolved to supply electric power to more than 170 customer utilities and direct service industries across 14,800 miles of high voltage transmission lines. BPA's Office of Engineering provides the planning, development, and engineering for the required expansion, upgrade, and replacement of the transmission system. The purpose of this 10-Year Plan is to present strategies to maintain a reliable energy delivery system within changing public, business, technological, and environmental climates. The issues and trends discussed in this document and our strategies for addressing them provide the background for the Office of Engineering programs and projects. With a budget in the hundreds of millions annually and increasing public concern, we welcome the opportunity to communicate with our customers. In addition to the factors, trends and issues described in this document are two appendices containing project costs and program and staffing levels. These figures are preliminary with estimates current as of May 13, 1992.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration. Office of Engineering.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BPA/Puget Power Northwest Washington Transmission Project Final Environmental Impact Statement.  

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Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Puget Sound Power & Light Company (Puget Power) propose to upgrade the existing high-voltage transmission system in the Whatcom and Skagit counties area between the towns of Custer and Sedro Woolley, including some areas within the City of Bellingham, starting in 1995. A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the project was issued in November 1993, followed by a 45-day public comment period. Public response to the DEIS included the identification of several new transmission route alternatives in the Lake Whatcom area. BPA issued a Supplemental DEIS in April 1995 to provide a second public review-and-comment period. Rebuilding an existing 230-kV line to a double-circuit 230-kV transmission line was identified in the Supplemental DEIS as the Proposed Action. The Supplemental DEIS also examined in detail a North Shore Road alternative which was proposed by some members of the public. Public comments on the EIS were listed and responded to in the Supplemental DEIS. In May 1995, a second set of open houses and public meetings was held to review the Supplemental DEIS. Electromagnetic field (EMF) effects raised as an issue in the DEIS continued to be an issue of public concern in the meetings. The EIS has identified impacts that would generally be classified as low to moderate and localized. Effects on soils and water resources in sensitive areas (e.g., near Lake Whatcom) would be low to moderate; there would be little change in magnetic fields; noise levels would remain at existing levels; and land use and property value impacts would be minimal. Threatened and endangered species would not be adversely affected, and all proposed actions in wetlands would be covered by a Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit. Visual and socioeconomic would be low to moderate. There would be no effect on cultural resources.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of Energy Information Administration and Bonneville Power Administration load forecasts  

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Comparisons of the modeling methodologies underlying the project Independence Evaluation System (PIES) and the Bonneville Power Administration forecasts are discussed in this paper. This Technical Memorandum is presented in order to reconcile apparent inconsistencies between the forecasts. These represent different purposes for the modeling effort as well as different forecasts. Nonetheless, both are appropriate within the context that they are intended. The BPA forecasts are site-specific, detailed, micro-level, yearly forecasts of the demand for electricity. PIES develops regional, macro forecasts and does not contain estimates of the timing of the completion of plants within the period of the forecast. The BPA forecast is intended to be utilized in analyzing a sub-regional capacity expansion program. PIES is a regional energy market-clearing, non-normative model which allows different scenarios to be compared by changing input variables. Clearly, both forecasts are dependent upon the accuracy of the assumptions and input variables included. However, the differing levels of aggregation and objectives require different types of input variables.

Reed, H.J.

1978-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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30 MJ superconducting magnetic energy storage performance on the Bonneville Power Administration utility transmission system*  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The 30 MJ, 10 MW superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) system was devised to interact in the Western U.S. Power System as an alternate means to damp unstable oscillations at 0.35 Hz on the Pacific HVAC Intertie. The SMES unit was installed at the Tacoma Substation of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). The operating limits of the 30 MJ SMES unit were established, and different means of controlling real and reactive power were tested. The unit can follow a sinusoidal power demand signal with an amplitude of up to 8.6 MW with the converter working in a 12 pulse mode. When the converter operates in the constant VAR mode, a time varying real power demand signal of up to 5 MW can be met. Experiments showed that the Pacific AC Intertie has current and reactive power variations of the same frequency as the modulating frequency of the SMES device. Endurance tests were run to assess the reliability of the SMES subsystems with a narrow band noise input, which is characteristic of the modulation signal for stabilizer operation. In this mode, the energy of the power spectrum is not concentrated at one frequency to avoid exciting a resonance frequency of the ac transmission system. During the endurance tests, parameters of the ac power system were determined. Accurate power system data are necessary for tuning the control algorithm so that the SMES unit can operate in the closed loop stabilizer mode.

Rogers, J.D.; Boenig, H.J.

1984-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report on Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Energy Resource Programs, IG-0379  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1995 1995 IG-1 INFORMATION: Report on "Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Energy Resource Programs" The Secretary BACKGROUND: Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) was established to market and transmit hydroelectric power produced at the Bonneville Dam. Since then, Bonneville has acquired additional resources and, today, markets the power from 30 Federal dams and 1 non-federal nuclear plant in the Pacific Northwest. In April 1994, Bonneville entered into a 20-year contract to purchase the electrical output from a natural gas fired combustion turbine facility at a total cost of about $2.2 billion. Bonneville's resource acquisitions were to be made only after its planning process showed that demand for its electricity would exceed its available resources. In

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BPA / Doe Memo Template  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Watershed Management Program EIS (DOE/EIS-0265/SA-90) Watershed Management Program EIS (DOE/EIS-0265/SA-90) David Byrnes TO: Fish and Wildlife Project Manager, KEWL-4 Proposed Action: Naches River Water Treatment Plant Intake Screening Project Project No: 2002-052-00 Wildlife Management Techniques or Actions Addressed Under This Supplement Analysis (See App. A of the Wildlife Mitigation Program EIS): 4.23 Intake and Return Diversion Screens, 9.23 Construction: Erosion and Sediment Control Structures. Location: Yakima, Washington Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the City of Yakima Description of the Proposed Action: BPA is proposing to fund the upgrade of the intake structure for the City of Yakima's Water Treatment Plant. The existing traveling water screen at

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EA-1002: Bonneville Power Administration's Hot Springs- Garrison Fiber Optic Project, Montana  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This EA evaluates the environmental impacts of the U.S. Department of Energy's Bonneville Power Administration's proposal to upgrade its operational telecommunications system between the Hot...

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Bonneville Power Administration Communication Alarm Processor (CAP). Final report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Power systems operations and maintenance currently face an ever-increasing need for a high level of computerized support. This paper is the final report of a research and development effort undertaken by the Bonneville Power Administration to develop a computerized decision support system to aid operations and maintenance personnel isolate and diagnose faults on a microwave communication system used for centralized dispatch operations. The system, called CAP for Communication Alarm Processor, provides statistical analysis of microwave communication system alarms, as well as an expert system capability for fault isolation and diagnosis. CAP is implemented on a DEC VAX Station 3100 computer, utilizing both knowledge-based programming principles as well as conventional programming techniques.

MacGregor, D.G. [MacGregor-Bates, Inc., Eugene, OR (United States); Goeltz, R. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BPA/Lower Valley Transmission Project Final Environmental Impact Statement  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 Summary Summary * The Purpose and Need for Action * Alternatives * Affected Environment * Impacts This summary gives the major points of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) prepared for the BPA/Lower Valley Transmission Project by Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). BPA is the lead federal agency on this project and supervises the preparation of the EIS. The U.S. Forest Service is a cooperating agency and assists BPA in EIS preparation. The Targhee and Bridger-Teton National Forests are crossed by BPA's existing transmission line and some of the alternatives. S.1 Purpose and Need For Action S.1.1 BPA Lower Valley Power and Light, Inc. (LVPL) buys electricity from BPA and then supplies it to the residences, farms and businesses of the Jackson and Afton, Wyoming areas. Since the late 1980s,

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FIA-12-0013 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA 3 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA FIA-12-0013 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA OHA issued a decision denying FOIA Appeals filed by Another Way BPA, relating to a request which it filed for records regarding the I-5 Corridor Reinforcement Project. In March 2012, the DOE's Bonneville Power Administration issued three determinations in response to Another Way BPA's requests. In the determinations, BPA indicated that it located some documents responsive to Another Way BPA's requests and released the documents with information withheld pursuant to FOIA Exemptions 5 and 6. Another Way BPA appealed each determination, challenging the adequacy of BPA's searches, and the applicability of Exemption 5. On appeal, OHA determined that, although BPA's searches did not yield the volume of

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FIA-12-0014 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA 4 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA FIA-12-0014 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA OHA issued a decision denying FOIA Appeals filed by Another Way BPA, relating to a request which it filed for records regarding the I-5 Corridor Reinforcement Project. In March 2012, the DOE's Bonneville Power Administration issued three determinations in response to Another Way BPA's requests. In the determinations, BPA indicated that it located some documents responsive to Another Way BPA's requests and released the documents with information withheld pursuant to FOIA Exemptions 5 and 6. Another Way BPA appealed each determination, challenging the adequacy of BPA's searches, and the applicability of Exemption 5. On appeal, OHA determined that, although BPA's searches did not yield the volume of

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FIA-12-0012 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA 2 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA FIA-12-0012 - In the Matter of Another Way BPA OHA issued a decision denying FOIA Appeals filed by Another Way BPA, relating to a request which it filed for records regarding the I-5 Corridor Reinforcement Project. In March 2012, the DOE's Bonneville Power Administration issued three determinations in response to Another Way BPA's requests. In the determinations, BPA indicated that it located some documents responsive to Another Way BPA's requests and released the documents with information withheld pursuant to FOIA Exemptions 5 and 6. Another Way BPA appealed each determination, challenging the adequacy of BPA's searches, and the applicability of Exemption 5. On appeal, OHA determined that, although BPA's searches did not yield the volume of

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Pressurization test results: Bonneville Power Administration Energy Conservation Study  

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Results are presented of air leakage measurements in 18 single-family detached houses at the Midway substation, Hanford, Washington, performed as part of the Bonneville Power Administration's Energy Conservation Study. The change in energy consumption following various retrofit strategies is compared. Air leakage was measured in each house with the fan pressurization technique, before and after the retrofits were installed. No significant change was found in infiltration rates in those houses receiving either no retrofits or insulation only; and average reduction of 17% in leakage area was found in the houses retrofitted with storm doors and windows. There appears to be great potential for further savings in energy use from reduced infiltration, and the study is being extended to investigate this.

Krinkel, D.L.; Dickeroff, D.J.; Casey, J.; Grimsrud, D.T.

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Operation of the 30 MJ superconducting magnetic energy storage system in the Bonneville Power Administration Electrical Grid  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The 30 MJ superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) system was installed in the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Tacoma Substation in 1982 to 1983. Operation of the unit since that time has been for over 1200 hours. Specific tests to explore the SMES system's thermal and electrical characteristics and the control functions were conducted. The coil heat load with current modulation was determined. A converter with two 6-pulse bridges interfaces the superconducting coil to the power bus. Equal bridge voltage amplitude and constant reactive power modes of operation of the system were run with computer control of the SCR bridge firing angles. Coil energy dump tests were performed. Electrical grid system response to SMES modulation was observed, and full power SMES modulation was undertaken.

Rogers, J.D.; Boenig, H.J.; Schermer, R.I.; Hauer, J.F.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Operation of the 30 MJ superconducting magnetic energy storage system in the Bonneville Power Administration Electrical Grid  

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The 30 MJ superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) system was installed in the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Tacoma Substation in 1982 to 1983. Operation of the unit since that time has been for over 1200 hours. Specific tests to explore the SMES system's thermal and electrical characteristics and the control functions were conducted. The coil heat load with current modulation was determined. A converter with two 6-pulse bridges interfaces the superconducting coil to the power bus. Equal bridge voltage amplitude and constant reactive power modes of operation of the system were run with computer control of the SCR bridge firing angles. Coil energy dump tests were performed. Electrical grid system response to SMES modulation was observed, and full power SMES modulation was undertaken.

Rogers, J.D.; Boenig, H.J.; Schermer, R.I.; Hauer, J.F.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration Record of Decision for the Electrical Interconnection of the Summit/Westward Project (DOE/EIS-0183) (7/25/03)  

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Summit/Westward Project Summit/Westward Project July 2003 INTRODUCTION The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer contract terms for interconnection of the proposed Summit/Westward Project ("Project") into the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS) at BPA's Allston Substation. The Project, which has been proposed by Westward Energy, LLC (Westward Energy), involves construction and operation of a 520-megawatt (MW) natural-gas-fired, combined-cycle generating facility. The facility will be located in Columbia County, Oregon, about 4.5 miles north of Clatskanie, Oregon. The decision to offer terms to interconnect the Project is consistent with BPA's Business Plan Final Environmental Impact Statement (BP EIS) (DOE/EIS-0183, June 1995), and the Business Plan

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BPA Turns 75: A Look Back and a Look Ahead | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BPA Turns 75: A Look Back and a Look Ahead BPA Turns 75: A Look Back and a Look Ahead BPA Turns 75: A Look Back and a Look Ahead September 28, 2012 - 11:59am Addthis To commemorate what BPA considers a 75-year partnership with the Columbia River, which is the cornerstone of BPA's relationship with the people and utilities of the Northwest, BPA releases the first video of a series detailing its history. Teresa Waugh Public Affairs Specialist, Bonneville Power Administration What is BPA? BPA markets wholesale electrical power from 31 federal hydro projects in the Columbia River Basin in the Pacific Northwest. BPA's service territory includes Idaho, Oregon, Washington, western Montana and small parts of eastern Montana, California, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. Seventy five years ago last month, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the

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Bonneville Power Administration`s Commercial Sector Conservation Market.  

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Bonneville has, as part of its resource plan, accepted targets for commercial conservation which are quite ambitious. To meet these targets, Bonneville will need to acquire as much cost-effective conservation as possible over the next twelve years. With this in mind, this document explores the relative importance of different commercial market segments and the types of assistance each market needs to install as many cost-effective conservation measures in as many buildings as possible. This document reviews Bonneville`s marketing environment and position, and suggests goals for commercial sector conservation marketing at Bonneville. Then it presents a broad market segmentation and series of additional demographic analyses. These analyses assess what groups of consumers Bonneville must reach to achieve most of the commercial conservation potential and what is needed to reach them. A final section reviews the success of Bonneville programs at reaching various markets. The market segmentation identifies different types of consumers and opportunities which would require distinct program approaches. Four large market segments are identified that have distinct program needs. Then four ``building life-cycle events`` are identified which provide important conservation opportunities and also require distinct program services. This creates a matrix of 16 cells which delineate distinct needs for program marketing. Each of the four key market segments manages at least 20% of the Region`s commercial floorspace.

Gordan, Frederick M. [Pacific Energy Associates, Inc. (United States)

1992-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of Allegations Regarding Prohibited Personnel Practices at the Bonneville Power Administration  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Special Inquiry Report Review of Allegations Regarding Prohibited Personnel Practices at the Bonneville Power Administration DOE/IG-0895 October 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 3, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Special Inquiry: "Review of Allegations Regarding Prohibited Personnel Practices at the Bonneville Power Administration" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) is a self-funding entity that covers its costs by marketing wholesale electrical power from 31 Federal hydro projects. It is responsible for operating and maintaining about three-fourths of the high-voltage transmission in the Pacific Northwest. Bonneville's 3,100 employees represent 20 percent of the

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White Sturgeon Mitigation & Restoration in the Columbia & Snake River Upstream from Bonneville Dam  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION White Sturgeon Mitigation and Restoration in the Columbia and Snake Rivers Upstream from Bonneville Dam Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) Summary: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is proposing to fund the White Sturgeon Mitigation and Restoration in the Columbia and Snake Rivers Upstream from Bonneville Dam Project. The project proposes to continue to carry out harvest monitoring and stock status updates coordinated with fisheries management planning, annual young-of-the year recruitment indexing, research, experimental artificial propagation, and transport of white sturgeon to less densely populated areas of the river(s). Additionally, release of hatchery-reared juveniles is proposed to evaluate release

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Air quality analysis and related risk assessment for the Bonneville Power Administration's Resource Program Environmental Impact Statement  

SciTech Connect

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is considering 12 different alternatives for acquiring energy resources over the next 20 years. Each of the alternatives utilizes a full range of energy resources (e.g., coal, cogeneration, conservation, and nuclear); however, individual alternatives place greater emphases on different types of power-producing resources and employ different timetables for implementing these resources. The environmental impacts that would result from the implementation of each alternative and the economic valuations of these impacts, will be an important consideration in the alternative selection process. In this report we discuss the methods used to estimate environmental impacts from the resource alternatives. We focus on pollutant emissions rates, ground-level air concentrations of basic criteria pollutants, the acidity of rain, particulate deposition, ozone concentrations, visibility attenuation, global warming, human health effects, agricultural and forest impacts, and wildlife impacts. For this study, pollutant emission rates are computed by processing BPA data on power production and associated pollutant emissions. The assessment of human health effects from ozone indicated little variation between the resource alternatives. Impacts on plants, crops, and wildlife populations from power plant emissions are projected to be minimal for all resource alternatives.

Glantz, C S; Burk, K W; Driver, C J; Liljegren, J C; Neitzel, D A; Schwartz, M N; Dana, M T; Laws, G L; Mahoney, L A; Rhoads, K

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report on audit of Bonneville Power Administration`s energy resource programs  

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The Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) must ensure that the costs of its contracts for energy resources are as low as reasonably possible and that the resources are needed. During the audit, we reviewed Bonneville`s energy resource programs and focused on its purchase of electrical output from natural gas fired combustion turbines. The objective of this audit was to determine if Bonneville paid excessive costs to acquire the electrical output from combustion turbine facilities. The audit showed that Bonneville contracted to purchase the output from a combustion turbine facility at excessive cost, and that the electricity was not needed. The cost of the electricity under this contract exceeded the amount of revenue Bonneville could obtain by selling it. Bonneville estimated it would operate the generation facility for only 6 months of the year; the contract, however, required Bonneville to pay the fixed costs of the facility during the other 6 months. Consequently, the cost of the electricity plus the fixed costs in the first year of the contract would exceed revenues by $20.9 million. The contract also contained cost escalators that exceeded the rate of inflation. These cost escalators combined with the excessive initial cost resulted in projected excessive costs of $146.8 million in the first 5 years of the contract, Finally, the contract was not needed due to competition from similar facilities and a desire by customers to diversify their sources of electricity.

1995-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE/EIS-0333; Draft NEPA/SEPA Environmental Impact Statement Bonneville Power Administration, Benton County, Washington (03/2002)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1520 Kelly Place 1520 Kelly Place Walla Walla, Washington 99362 March 26, 2002 In reply refer to: PTS/Walla Walla To: People Interested in the Maiden Wind Farm We would like to hear from you about Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Benton County's Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Maiden Wind Farm. If you requested a copy of the Draft EIS or Summary, it is enclosed for your review. Comments will be accepted until May 15, 2002. The Draft EIS describes the proposed project, tells why it may be needed, discusses the environmental and social impacts the project could create, and lists the mitigation measures that would lessen or eliminate those impacts. We greatly appreciate your time in reviewing the document and giving us

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Evaluation of the Super Efficient Refrigerator Program (SERP) in the Bonneville Power Administration service territory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Super Efficient Refrigerator Program (SERP) is a collaborative utility program intended to transform the market for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly refrigerators. it is one of the first examples of large-scale {open_quotes}market transformation{close_quotes} energy efficiency program. This report documents the evaluation of SERP ({open_quotes}the Program{close_quotes}) in the Bonneville Power Administration`s (Bonneville`s) service territory. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted this evaluation for Bonneville. This study includes the process evaluation, preliminary impact evaluation, and market transformation assessment. It is based on site visits and interviews with refrigerator dealers and manufacturers, industry data, and Bonneville information. Results from this study are compared with those from a parallel study that examines the Program across the 24 participating utilities.

Lee, A.D.; Conger, R.L.

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration Transmission System Vegetation Management Program - Final Environmental Impact Statement  

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Bonneville is responsible for maintaining a network of 24,000 kilometers (km) or 15,000 miles (mi.) of electric transmission lines and 350 substations in a region of diverse vegetation. This vegetation can interfere with electric power flow, pose safety problems for us and the public, and interfere with our ability to maintain these facilities. We need to (1) keep vegetation away from our electric facilities; (2) increase our program efficiency and consistency; (3) review herbicide use (under increased public scrutiny); and (4) maximize the range of tools we can use while minimizing environmental impact (Integrated Vegetation Management). This Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) establishes Planning Steps for managing vegetation for specific projects (to be tiered to this Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)). In addition to No Action (current practice), alternatives are presented for Rights-of-way, Electric Yards, and Non-electric Facilities (landscaping, work yards). Four vegetation control methods are analyzed manual, mechanical, herbicide, and biological. Also evaluated are 23 herbicide active ingredients and 4 herbicide application techniques (spot, localized, broadcast, and aerial). For rights-of-way, we consider three sets of alternatives: alternative management approaches (time-driven or establishing low-growing plant communities); alternative method packages; and, if herbicides are in a methods package, alternative vegetation selections (noxious weeds, deciduous, or any vegetation). For electric yards, one herbicide-use alternative is considered. For non-electric facilities, two method package alternatives are considered. For rights-of-way, the environmentally preferred alternative(s) would use manual, mechanical, and biological control methods, as well as spot and localized herbicide applications for noxious and deciduous plant species; the BPA-preferred alternative(s) would add broadcast and aerial herbicide applications, and would use herbicides on any vegetation. Both would favor a management approach that fosters low-growing plant communities.

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2000-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration Transmission System Vegetation Management Program Draft Environmental Impact Statement  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Bonneville is responsible for maintaining a network of 24,000 kilometers (km) or 15,000 miles (mi.) of electric transmission lines and 350 substations in a region of diverse vegetation. This vegetation can interfere with electric power flow, pose safety problems for us and the public, and interfere with our ability to maintain these facilities. We need to (1) keep vegetation away from the electric facilities; (2) increase the program efficiency and consistency; (3) review herbicide use (under increased public scrutiny); and (4) maximize the range of tools we can use while minimizing environmental impact (Integrated Vegetation Management). This DEIS establishes Planning Steps for managing vegetation for specific projects (to be tiered to this EIS). In addition to No Action (current practice), alternatives are presented for Rights-of-way, Electric Yards, and Non-electric Facilities (landscaping, work yards). Four vegetation control methods are analyzed: manual, mechanical, herbicide, and biological. Also evaluated are 24 herbicide active ingredients and 4 herbicide application techniques (spot, localized, broadcast, and aerial). For rights-of-way, they consider three sets of alternatives: alternative management approaches (time-driven or establishing low-growing plant communities); alternative method packages; and, if herbicides are in a methods package, alternative vegetation selections (noxious weeds, deciduous, or any vegetation). For electric yards, one herbicide-use alternative is considered. For non-electric facilities, two method package alternatives are considered. For rights-of-way, the environmentally preferred alternative(s) would use manual, mechanical, and biological control methods, as well as spot and localized herbicide applications for noxious and deciduous plant species; the BPA-preferred alternative(s) would add broadcast and aerial herbicide applications, and would use herbicides on any vegetation. Both would factor a management approach that fosters low-growing plant communities.

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1999-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of the methodology used to incorporate price-induced conservation into BPA's planning process  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is charged with the responsibility of planning how the electricity requirements of the BPA region may be met at a minimal cost. As part of this effort, electricity demand is forecast for the region over a twenty-year time horizon and the most efficient mix of resources that may be utilized to meet the forecasted electricity demand is determined by use of BPA's Least Cost Mix Model (LCMM). BPA considers conservation as a resource that may be utilized to meet future energy demand, and estimates supply curves for conservation which are sent to the LCMM.

Dinan, T.M.

1986-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wide-Area Energy Storage and Management system to Balance Intermittent Resources in the Bonneville Power Administration and California ISO Control Areas  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The entire project addresses the issue of mitigating additional intermittency and fast ramps that occur at higher penetration of intermittent resources, including wind genera-tion, in the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the California Independent Sys-tem Operator (California ISO) control areas. The proposed Wide Area Energy Storage and Management System (WAEMS) will address the additional regulation requirement through the energy exchange between the participating control areas and through the use of energy storage and other generation resources. For the BPA and California ISO control centers, the new regulation service will look no different comparing with the traditional regulation resources. The proposed project will benefit the regulation service in these service areas, regardless of the actual degree of penetration of the intermittent resources in the regions. The project develops principles, algorithms, market integration rules, functional de-sign and technical specifications for the WAEMS system. The project is sponsored by BPA and supported in kind by California ISO, Beacon Power Corporation, and the Cali-fornia Energy Commission (CEC).

Makarov, Yuri V.; Yang, Bo; DeSteese, John G.; Lu, Shuai; Miller, Carl H.; Nyeng, Preben; Ma, Jian; Hammerstrom, Donald J.; Vishwanathan, Vilanyur V.

2008-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Record of Decision for BPA Short-Term Marketing and Operating Arrangements (1/31/96)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 0 Federal Register / Vol. 61, No. 21 / Wednesday, January 31, 1996 / Notices Bonneville Power Administration Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for Short-Term Marketing and Operating Arrangements AGENCY: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice of Availability of Record of Decision (ROD). SUMMARY: BPA has decided to enter into short-term marketing and operational arrangements in order to participate continuously in the open electric power market. These arrangements would enable BPA to achieve the best reliability and expected economic outcome, as well as to best meet its environmental responsibilities, given diverse market conditions. This decision would support power cost control, enhance BPA competitiveness, and provide public benefits. The

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Network wind power over the Pacific Northwest  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Since 1975 the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has been sponsoring wind power research at Oregon State University. A feasibility study that initially concentrated on the wind power potential in the Columbia River Gorge has expanded to the BPA service area which covers Washington, Oregon, Idaho, western Montana and northern Nevada. Previous BPA reports have documented the progress of this research.

Hewson, E W; Baker, R W; Barber, D A; Peterson, B

1978-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BPA Wins Platts Global Energy Award for Grid Optimization | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BPA Wins Platts Global Energy Award for Grid Optimization BPA Wins Platts Global Energy Award for Grid Optimization BPA Wins Platts Global Energy Award for Grid Optimization December 18, 2013 - 2:25pm Addthis Platts awarded the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) a Global Energy Award for grid optimization on December 12 in New York City for its development of a synchrophasor network. BPA is part of the Recovery Act-funded Western Interconnection Synchrophasor Program, in which 19 utilities have partnered with the Department of Energy to provide real-time visibility of the entire western power system that covers 14 states, two Canadian provinces and a portion of the Baja Peninsula in Mexico. Through a dedicated, secure network provided by Western Interconnection Synchrophasor Program, BPA is sharing synchrophasor data with 10 other utilities,

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Bonneville Power Administration South Oregon Coast Reinforcement Project  

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1 1 Federal Register / Vol. 63, No. 61 / Tuesday, March 31, 1998 / Notices President of Utility Contracting, Citizens Power Sales, 160 Federal Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02110. A final decision will be made on this application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and a determination is made by the DOE that the proposed action will not adversely impact on the reliability of the U.S. electric power supply system. Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, for public inspection and copying at the address provided above. Issued in Washington, DC on March 24, 1998. Anthony J. Como, Manager, Electric Power Regulation, Office of Coal and Power Im/Ex, Office of Coal and Power Systems, Office of Fossil Energy.

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Radon Monitoring Results BPA Residential Weatherization Program, Report Number 1.  

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In October 1984, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) began offering free radon monitoring to participants of its regionwide Residential Weatherization Program. The purpose of the radon monitoring is to provide information to participating homeowners or consumers on the average radon concentrations within their residences. This radon concentration information and other information on indoor air quality (IAQ) is provided to assist homeowners on their decision to install ''house-tightening'' weatherization measures. This radon report will present background information on why BPA decided to offer radon monitoring, the procedures used for monitoring, the extent of BPA radon monitoring in the region, and results of this monitoring. Subsequent BPA radon monitoring reports will be produced on a quarterly basis which will include a brief narrative on the radon monitoring and provide a summary of the radon data received to date.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oct 2009 final concurrence letter for BPA  

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Justice Justice Office of Dispute Resolution - - Washington, D.C. 20530 October 22,2009 The Honorable Steven Chu Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy Washington, D.C. 20585 - . -- - . Dear Secretary Chu, This is in reference to the letter dated January 15,2009, fiom your predecessor, Honorable Samuel W. Bodman, which accompanied a policy document outlining guidance for the use of binding arbitration in specified cases by the Bonneville Power Administration. The Attorney General has reviewed the document "Bonneville Power Administration's Guidance on the Use of Binding Arbitration for BPA Contracts" and concurs with the proposed policy for use of binding arbitration which is contained therein. Mr. Holder's concurrence is dated October 9,2009.

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Microsoft Word - CX-NorthBonneville-MidwayInsulatorRep_FY13_WEB.doc  

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6, 2013 6, 2013 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEP-Celilo SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Scott Williams Line Foreman III - TFDF-The Dalles Proposed Action: Insulator replacement on Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) North Bonneville-Midway No. 1 transmission line PP&A Project No.: 2705 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B4.6 Additions and modifications to transmission facilities Location: Skamania County, Washington Line Corridor Structures TRS County, State N. Bonneville - Midway No. 1 1/1 to 10/1 2N, 7E, Sections 3, 7, 9, 16, 39 3N, 7E, Sections 25, 35, 36 3N, 8E, Sections 28, 29, 30 Skamania, Washington Proposed by: BPA Description of the Proposed Action: In order to provide continued system reliability, BPA

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BPA/Lower Valley Transmission Project Final Environmental Impact Statement  

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1 9 9 7 1 9 9 7 B PA / L O W E R VA L L E Y T R A N S M I S S I O N P R O J E C T Final Environmental Impact Statement DOE/EIS-0267 J U N E 1 9 9 8 Bonneville Power Administration PO Box 3621 Portland, Oregon 97208-3621 DOE/BP-3067 JUNE 1998 450 Final Environmental Impact Statement BPA/Lower Valley Transmission Project Bonneville Power Administration U.S. Department of Energy and Forest Service U.S. Department of Agriculture June 1998 Table of Contents - i Table of Contents Summary ............................................................................................................................ S-1 S.1 Purpose and Need For Action ................................................................................................ S-1 S.1.1 BPA ...............................................................................................................................................

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12-10-09_Final_Testimony_(Mainzer)_(BPA).pdf  

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STATEMENT OF STATEMENT OF ELLIOT MAINZER EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT CORPORATE STRATEGY BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES UNITED STATES SENATE HEARING ON THE ROLE OF GRID-SCALE ENERGY STORAGE IN MEETING OUR ENERGY AND CLIMATE GOALS DECEMBER 10, 2009 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. My name is Elliot Mainzer and I am the Executive Vice President for Corporate Strategy for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). I am pleased to be here today to describe the significance of BPA's efforts to facilitate wind energy into the Western transmission system and the role storage technologies could play as one tool in the suite of initiatives we are developing to improve our ability to integrate

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BPA GUIDANCE ON THE USE OF BINDING ARBITRATION  

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BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION'S BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION'S GUIDANCE ON THE USE OF BINDING ARBITRATION FOR BPA CONTRACTS Introduction Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) encompasses a variety of methods that parties may use to resolve disputes without litigation. Arbitration is a private, less formal process in which parties agree to submit a dispute to one or more impartial arbitrators who then render a decision or award. In non-binding arbitration a party is not required to accept the arbitrator's decision. In contrast, a decision or award in binding arbitration is final and subject to only very limited rights of appeal. See Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16 (FAA). Both types of arbitration can provide benefits to BPA, its customers, and other stakeholders including the public, such as greater flexibility, limited discovery, a

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BPA GUIDANCE ON THE USE OF BINDING ARBITRATION  

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BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION'S BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION'S GUIDANCE ON THE USE OF BINDING ARBITRATION FOR BPA CONTRACTS Introduction Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) encompasses a variety of methods that parties may use to resolve disputes without litigation. Arbitration is a private, less formal process in which parties agree to submit a dispute to one or more impartial arbitrators who then render a decision or award. In non-binding arbitration a party is not required to accept the arbitrator's decision. In contrast, a decision or award in binding arbitration is final and subject to only very limited rights of appeal. See Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16 (FAA). Both types of arbitration can provide benefits to BPA, its customers, and other stakeholders including the public, such as greater flexibility, limited discovery, a

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Microsoft Word - BPA DEIS TOC Abstract Summary.doc  

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Draft Environmental Impact Statement Draft Environmental Impact Statement July 2010 DOE/EIS-0422 Central Ferry-Lower Monumental 500-kilovolt Transmission Line Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement Bonneville Power Administration July 2010 Abstract DEIS i Central Ferry - Lower Monumental 500-kilovolt Transmission Line Project Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Cooperating Agency: Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) Title of Proposed Project: Central Ferry-Lower Monumental 500-kilovolt Transmission Line Project, DOE/EIS - 0422 State Involved: Washington Abstract: BPA is proposing to construct, operate, and maintain a 38- to 40-mile-long 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Garfield, Columbia, and Walla Walla counties, Washington. The proposed line would

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Microsoft Word - BPA PFEIS Cover Abstract.doc  

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Final Environmental Impact Statement Final Environmental Impact Statement February 2011 DOE/EIS-0422 Central Ferry-Lower Monumental 500-kilovolt Transmission Line Project Final Environmental Impact Statement Bonneville Power Administration February 2011 FEIS i Central Ferry - Lower Monumental 500-kilovolt Transmission Line Project Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Cooperating Agency: Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) Title of Proposed Project: Central Ferry-Lower Monumental 500-kilovolt Transmission Line Project, DOE/EIS - 0422 State Involved: Washington Abstract: BPA is proposing to construct, operate, and maintain a 38- to 40-mile-long 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Garfield, Columbia, and Walla Walla counties, Washington. The proposed line would

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Review of BPA Funded Sturgeon, Resident Fish and Wildlife Projects for 1990/1991.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) held a public meeting on November 19--21, 1991, for the purpose of review, coordination, and consultation of the BPA-funded projects for sturgeon, resident fish, and wildlife in the Columbia River Basin (Basin). The comments received after the meeting were favorable and the participants agreed that the meeting was stimulating and productive. The information exchanged should lead to better coordination with other projects throughout the Basin. This document list the projects by title, the project leaders and BPA's project officers, and an abstract of each leader's presentation.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Charting a Course for the Future : BPA Programs in Perspectives, Technical Appendix.  

SciTech Connect

Programs in Perspective is the Bonneville Power Administration`s public involvement process for engaging customers and other stakeholders in a regional dialog to set strategic direction and broad program plans for BPA. This process leads into a biennial rate setting cycle and offers a more accessible and flexible opportunity for dialog on broad issues than is possible under the strict administrative procedures of ratemaking. The self-financed character of BPA has made this public process a necessary and valuable one to assure that those who play BPA`s rates have a clear understanding and a strong voice in the plans for use of the resulting revenues.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE/EIS-0312; Bonneville Power Administration, Fish and Wildlife Implementation Plan Draft EIS (5/2001)  

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Draft EIS Draft EIS "Piecing The Puzzle Together" DOE/EIS-0312 June 2001 B i o l o g i c a l O p i n i o n s P u b l i c B e n e f i t s P a c i f i c S a l m o n T r e a t y C o l u m b i a R i v e r F i s h e r y M a n a g e m e n t P l a n S t a t e P la n s T r i b a l P l a n s A r t i f i c i a l P r o p a g a t i o n B . A . L o w e r S n a k e F e a s i b i l i t y S t u d y E I S Wy-Kan-Ush- Mi Wa- Kush-Wit P o w e r C o u n c i l P l a n M O A ( M e m o r a n d u m o f A g r e e m e n t ) F e d e r a l C a u c u s A l l H P a p e r Wildlife Program EIS F r a m e w o r k P a p e r W a t e r s h e d M g m t . P r o g r a m E I S S O R E I S ( S y s t e m O p e r a t io n s R e v i e w ) BPA Business Plan EIS I C B E M P E I S ( I n t e r io r C o l u m b ia B a s in E c o s y s t e m M g m t . P r o je c t ) Governance Structure C a n a d i a n I s s u e s P r i v a t e I n t e r e s t s C o m m e r c i a l I n t e r e s t s ? ? Volume 1: Environmental Analyses Fish and Wildlife Implementation Plan DEIS Cover Sheet Fish & Wildlife Implementation Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0312) Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)

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US Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration US Army Corps of Engineers, North Pacific Division Columbia River System Operation Review Canadian Entitlement Allocation Extension Agreements Record of Decision; April 29, 1997  

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Columbia River System Operation Review Columbia River System Operation Review Final Environmental Impact Statement Canadian Entitlement Allocation Extension Agreements Record of Decision Summary The Administrator and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), acting for BPA, and, as Chairman of the United States Entity (the Administrator and the Division Engineer, North Pacific Division of the United States Army Corps of Engineers), acting on behalf of the United States Entity, has decided to adopt for the Canadian Entitlement Allocation Extension Agreements (CEAEA) a federal hydroelectric projects allocation of 72.5 percent and a non-Federal hydroelectric projects allocation of 27.5 percent. The Columbia River Treaty (Treaty), ratified in 1964, required the construction of three

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DOE/EIS-0285; Bonneville Power Administration Transmission System Vegetation Management Program Final Environmental Impact Statement (May 2000)  

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Statement Statement DOE/EIS-0285 Arrow-leaf Balsamroot Cooperating Agencies Bonneville Power Administration Transmission System Vegetation Management Program Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0285) Responsible Agency: Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville), U.S. Department of Energy Cooperating Agencies: U.S. Forest Service (FS), U.S. Department of Agriculture; Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Department of Interior Title of Proposed Action: Transmission System Vegetation Management Program States Involved: California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming Abstract: Bonneville is responsible for maintaining a network of 24,000 kilometers (km) or 15,000 miles (mi.) of electric transmission lines and 350 substations in a region of diverse vegetation.

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Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Management of Information Resources, WR-B-96-06  

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AUDIT OF BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION'S MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES The Office of Inspector General wants to make the distribution of its reports as customer friendly and cost effective as possible. Therefore, this report will be available electronically through the Internet five to seven days after publication at the following alternative addresses: Department of Energy Headquarters Gopher gopher.hr.doe.gov Department of Energy Headquarters Anonymous FTP vm1.hqadmin.doe.gov Department of Energy Human Resources and Administration Home Page http://www.hr.doe.gov/ig

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Operational Impacts of Wind Energy Resources in the Bonneville Power Administration Control Area - Phase I Report  

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This report presents a methodology developed to study the future impact of wind on BPA power system load following and regulation requirements. The methodology uses historical data and stochastic processes to simulate the load balancing processes in the BPA power system, by mimicking the actual power system operations. Therefore, the results are close to reality, yet the study based on this methodology is convenient to conduct. Compared with the proposed methodology, existing methodologies for doing similar analysis include dispatch model simulation and standard deviation evaluation on load and wind data. Dispatch model simulation is constrained by the design of the dispatch program, and standard deviation evaluation is artificial in separating the load following and regulation requirements, both of which usually do not reflect actual operational practice. The methodology used in this study provides not only capacity requirement information, it also analyzes the ramp rate requirements for system load following and regulation processes. The ramp rate data can be used to evaluate generator response/maneuverability requirements, which is another necessary capability of the generation fleet for the smooth integration of wind energy. The study results are presented in an innovative way such that the increased generation capacity or ramp requirements are compared for two different years, across 24 hours a day. Therefore, the impact of different levels of wind energy on generation requirements at different times can be easily visualized.

Makarov, Yuri V.; Lu, Shuai

2008-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - NEPA_CX_WSDOT_LURR_No_20080504_SALE_North_Bonneville-Ross_ROW.docx  

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Dawneen Dostert Dawneen Dostert Project Manager - TERR-LMT Proposed Action: Proposed Sale of Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Fee Owned Property to Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) for Interstate On and Off Ramps Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.24 Property Transfers Location: Vancouver, Clark County, WA, Township 2 North, Range 2 East, Section 28 and 21, Willamette Meridian Proposed by: Bonneville Power Adminitstration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: In response to a Land Use Review Request (LURR 20080504), BPA proposes to sell in fee 2.3 acres of land, located in Clark County, Washington, to WSDOT. The land consists of two strips within a residential area, located on either side of

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Microsoft Word - CX-NorthBonneville75-4ReplacementWenatcheeFY12_WEB.docx  

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KEPR/Pasco KEPR/Pasco SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Richard Heredia Project Manager - TEP-TPP-1 Proposed Action: North Bonneville-Midway No. 1 Tower 75/4 Replacement PP&A Project No.: 2410 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.3 Routine maintenance Location: The work associated with this project will take place in the areas shown in the table below: Transmission Line/ROW Structure # Township Range Section County, State North Bonneville- Midway #1 75/4 6N 17E 14, 23 Klickitat, WA Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to replace tower 75/4 on the North Bonneville-Midway No. 1 230-kilovolt (kV) transmission line to ensure the continued safe and

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Plant and operational features of the BPA 30 MJ superconducting magnetic energy storage system  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A 30 MJ superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) system was designed and developed for application in the Western US Power System to damp power oscillations that limit high voltage ac transmission. The system is in place at the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Tacoma Substation and has been in an experimental use for over a year. Extended operations of the unit have been undertaken with success. The physical, electrical, and operational features of the SMES system are given.

Rogers, J.D.; Hauer, J.F.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE/EIS-0285; Bonneville Power Administration Transmission System Vegetation Management Program Final Environmental Impact Statement (May 2000)  

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Statement - Appendices Statement - Appendices DOE/EIS-0285 Arrow-leaf Balsamroot Cooperating Agencies Bonneville Power Administration Transmission System Vegetation Management Program Final Environmental Impact Statement DOE/EIS-0285 APPENDICES May 2000 Table of Contents Appendix A - Public Involvement: Publications Appendix B - Biological Weed Control Agents Appendix C - Bonneville Pesticide Applicator Certification Plan Appendix D - Sample Educational Information Appendix E - Clearance Criteria Appendix F - FS Mitigation Measures and Background Appendix G - BLM Mitigation Measures and Background Appendix H - Herbicide Fact Sheets 2,4-D Azafenidin Bromacil Chlorsulfuron Clopyralid Dicamba Dichlobenil Diuron Fosamine Ammonium Glyphosate Halosulfuron-methyl Hexazinone Imazapyr Isoxaben Mefluidide Metsulfuron-methyl

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Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of BPA's Libby to Bonners Ferry 115-kilovolt Transmission Line  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

S-1 S-1 Summary This summary covers the major points of the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) prepared for the Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of Bonneville Power Administration's Libby to Bonners Ferry 115-kilovolt Transmission Line Project (Libby-Troy Project). This DEIS was prepared by Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). The project would include rebuilding a 17-mile section of an existing BPA transmission line located between Libby and Troy, Montana. S.1 Purpose of and Need for Action Historically, BPA has served electrical loads in northwestern Montana and northern Idaho with transmission facilities from Libby Dam east of Libby, Montana through Bonners Ferry Substation west of Bonners Ferry, Idaho to Albeni Falls Dam near the Idaho-Washington border (Figure S-1). These

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Final Environmental Assessment BPA's Hot Springs - Garrison  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BPA's Hot Springs - Garrison Fiber Optic Project DOE-EA-1 002 POWER ADMINISTRATION Bonneville Power Administration DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsi- bility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Refer- ence herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recom-

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Design and operation of the 30-MJ superconducting magnetic-storage system on the Bonneville Power Administration bus  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A superconducting magnetic-energy-storage (SMES) unit is suitable for power-system stabilization because it can provide positive damping by absorbing or releasing energy with a relatively fast response time, 10 ms. In the fall of 1982, an SMES unit was installed at the Tacoma Substation of the Bonneville Power Administration as an experiment in monitoring, predicting and improving system stability. This paper reports principally on the system testing.

Schermer, R.I.; Barron, M.H.; Boenig, H.J.; Brown, R.R.; Criscuolo, A.L.; Cumming, C.J.; Dean, J.W.; Hassenzahl, W.V.; Rogers, J.D.; Seamons, M.J.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - CX-Bonneville-HoodRiverDangerPoleandARFY12_WEB.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 14, 2012 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEP-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Darin Bowman Civil Engineer - TELF-TPP-3 Proposed Action: Bonneville-Hood River No. 1 Danger Pole Replacement and Access Road Upgrades Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.3, Routine Maintenance Location: Hood River County, OR Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: Upgrade access roads and landings from Structures 6/1 through 7/4 and replace danger poles on the Bonneville-Hood River No. 1 115-kV transmission line. Background This project entails improving the existing access along the Bonneville-Hood River No. 1 transmission line; maintaining existing structure landings; and replacing three danger poles and associated hardware.

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DOE/EIS-0285; Bonneville Power Administration Transmission System Vegetation Management Program Final Environmental Impact Statement (May 2000)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Purpose, Need and Issues Purpose, Need and Issues S-1 Summary In this summary: ΠPurpose, Need, and Issues ΠMethods and Their Impacts ΠPlanning Steps ΠProgram Alternatives and Their Impacts Purpose, Need and Issues Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) is responsible for maintaining a network of 15,000 miles of electric transmission lines and 350 substations. This electric transmission system operates in seven states of the Pacific Northwest. (See Figure S-1.) Those states offer a great diversity of vegetation (from trees to brush to grasses), which can interfere with electric power flow, pose safety problems for us and neighboring members of the public, or interfere with our ability to maintain our system. We need to keep vegetation a safe distance away from our electric power facilities and control

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Assessment of the Geothermal Potential Within the BPA Marketing Area.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The potential of geothermal energy is estimated that can be used for direct heat applications and electrical power generation within the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) marketing area. The BPA marketing area includes three principal states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho and portions of California, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, and Utah bordering on these three states. This area covers approximately 384,000 square miles and has an estimated population of 6,760,000. The total electrical geothermal potential within this marketing area is 4077 MW/sub e/ from hydrothermal resources and 16,000 MW/sub e/ from igneous systems, whereas the total thermal (wellhead) potential is 16.15 x 10/sup 15/ Btu/y. Approximately 200 geothermal resource sites were initially identified within the BPA marketing area. This number was then reduced to about 100 sites thought to be the most promising for development by the year 2000. These 100 sites, due to load area overlap, were grouped into 53 composite sites; 21-3/4 within BPA preference customer areas and 31-1/4 within nonpreference customer areas. The geothermal resource potential was then estimated for high-temperature (> 302/sup 0/F = 150/sup 0/C), intermediate-temperature (194 to 302/sup 0/F = 90 to 150/sup 0/C), and low-temperature (< 194/sup 0/F = 90/sup 0/C) resources.

Lund, John W.; Allen, Eliot D.

1980-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Results of the Bonneville Power Administration weatherization and tightening projects at the Midway substation residential community  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As part of a regional conservation program, the Bonneville Power Administration retrofitted 18 houses at its Midway substation in central Washington and monitored the results for a three year period. The 18 houses were divided into three groups, or cells. During the first year of the project, energy consumption was monitored but no changes were made to the houses. Prior to the second year of the project, Cell 2 received attic and crawlspace insulation, foundation sill caulking, and increased attic ventilation. Cell 3 received these retrofits plus storm windows and doors, and Cell 1 served as the control group. Before the beginning of the project's third year, each house in Cell 1 received 22 hours of infiltration reduction weatherization or house tightening. Each house in Cell 3 received 10 hours of this same type of weatherization. Cell 2 served as the control group for the house doctoring phase of the project. Energy consumption and weather data were monitored for the entire three year period. Before and after each set of retrofits, leakage area measurements were made using blower door fan pressurization, thereby allowing calculation of heating season infiltration rates. An energy use model correlating energy consumption with outside temperature was developed in order to determine improvements to the thermal conductance of the building envelope as a result of the retrofits. Energy savings were calculated based on the results of the energy use model and, as a check on these findings, the Computerized Instrumented Residential Analysis (CIRA) load calculation program developed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory provided a theoretical estimate of the savings resulting from the retrofits.

Dickinson, J.B.; Grimsrud, D.T.; Krinkel, D.L.; Lipschutz, R.D.

1982-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Information System Development Practices at the Bonneville and...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Information System Development Practices at the Bonneville and Western Area Power Administrations, IG-0586 Information System Development Practices at the Bonneville and Western...

136

Secretary Bodman Meets with Senators, Commits to Further Discussion of BPA  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Senators, Commits to Further Discussion Senators, Commits to Further Discussion of BPA Debt Prepayment Proposal Secretary Bodman Meets with Senators, Commits to Further Discussion of BPA Debt Prepayment Proposal February 16, 2006 - 11:57am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman, in a meeting today with Pacific Northwest Senators hosted by Senator Larry Craig, committed to continue discussions with Pacific Northwest interests concerning the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) debt prepayment proposal included in President Bush's FY 2007 Budget Request. "It was helpful for me to hear the perspectives of this bipartisan group of Pacific Northwest Senators, and to hear their views about the proposal in the President's budget request," Secretary Bodman said. "However, I

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Review of BPA Funded Sturgeon, Resident Fish and Wildlife Projects, 1989/1990.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) held a public meeting on November 6-7, 1990, for the purpose of review, coordination, and consultation of the BPA-funded projects for sturgeon, resident fish, and wildlife in the Columbia River Basin (Basin). The comments received after the meeting were favorable and the participants agreed that the meeting was stimulating and productive. The information exchanged should lead to better coordination with other projects throughout the Basin. The following pages list the projects by title, the project leaders and BPA's project officers, and an abstract of each leaders presentation. These summaries are in some cases preliminary; they are subject to change and should not be quoted without consulting the project leader.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

GNA Cliffs BPA Record of Decision (9/13/02)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ADMINISTRATOR'S RECORD OF DECISION ADMINISTRATOR'S RECORD OF DECISION GNA Cliffs Energy Project Record of Decision INTRODUCTION The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer contract terms for integrating power from GNA Energy, LLC, (GNA)-a 300-megawatt (MW) natural-gas-fired, combined- cycle, combustion-turbine power generation project-into the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS). This project, the Cliffs Energy Project (CE Project), is 0.5 miles west of the Goldendale Aluminum Company aluminum smelter just off State Route 14 in Klickitat County, Washington. It is one of many proposed generation projects currently being considered for integration into the FCRTS. Power generated at the CE Project will be available for purchase in the wholesale power market.

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Record of Decision for the Fourmile Hill Geothermal Development Project Power Purchase and Transmission Service Agreements (DOE/EIS-0266) (11/20/00)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION Fourmile Hill Geothermal Development Project Power Purchase and Transmission Service Agreements Administrator's Record of Decision Summary The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to execute Transmission Services Agreements (TSAs) and Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Calpine Siskiyou Geothermal Partners, L.P. (Calpine) to acquire output from the Fourmile Hill Geothermal Development Project (Project). Initially, BPA will execute one or more PPAs in order to acquire up to the entire Project output. TSAs will be executed before the Project becomes operational. The United States Forest Service (Forest Service) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) were the joint lead Federal agencies in the preparation of

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Superconducting magnetic energy storage for BPA transmission-line stabilization  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) operates the electrical transmission system that joins the Pacific Northwest with southern California. A 30 MJ (8.4 kWh) Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) unit with a 10 MW converter is being installed at the Tacoma Substation to provide system damping for low frequency oscillations of 0.35 Hz. The integrated system status is described and reviewed. Components included in the system are the superconducting coil, seismically mounted in an epoxy fiberglass nonconducting dewar; a helium refrigerator; a heat rejection subsystem; a high pressure gas recovery subsystem; a liquid nitrogen trailer; the converter with power transformers and switchgear; and a computer system for remote microwave link operation of the SMES unit.

Rogers, J.D.; Barron, M.H.; Boenig, H.J.; Criscuolo, A.L.; Dean, J.W.; Schermer, R.I.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Microsoft Word - BPA Personal Property.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services Audit Report Management Controls over the Bonneville Power Administration's Personal Property Accountability OAS-M-08-01 October 2007 Department of Energy vvasnlngron, UL LUSU:, October 1 , 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR TQ-YADMINISTRATOR, BONNEVILLE POWER ADNIINISTRATION [?L&& < / ( ' F'IIOM. or" Collard / Assistant Inspector General for Performance Audits Office of Inspector General INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Management Controls over the Bonneville Power Administration's Personal PI-opesly Accountability" Bonncvillc Power Administration (Bonnev~lle) is responsible for marketing, selling, and transniitting power produced from the Federal Columbia River Power System. To fuliill

142

Radiological Assessment for the Removal of Legacy BPA Power Lines that Cross the Hanford Site  

SciTech Connect

This paper discusses some radiological field monitoring and assessment methods used to assess the components of an old electrical power transmission line that ran across the Hanford Site between the production reactors area (100 Area) and the chemical processing area (200 Area). This task was complicated by the presence of radon daughters?both beta and alpha emitters?residing on the surfaces, particularly on the surfaces of weathered metals and metals that had been electrically-charged. In many cases, these activities were high compared to the DOE Surface Contamination Guidelines, which were used as guides for the assessment. These methods included the use of the Toulmin model of argument?represented using Toulmin diagrams-- to represent the combined force of several strands of evidences, rather than a single measurement of activity, to demonstrate beyond a reasonable doubt that no or very little Hanford activity was present and mixed with the natural activity. A number of forms of evidence were used: the overall chance of Hanford contamination; measurements of removable activity, beta and alpha; 1-minute scaler counts of total surface activity, beta and alpha, using ?background makers?; the beta activity to alpha activity ratios; measured contamination on nearby components; NaI gamma spectral measurements to compare uncontaminated and potentially-contaminated spectra, as well as measurements for the sentinel radionuclides, Am- 241 and Cs-137 on conducting wire; comparative statistical analyses; and in-situ measurements of alpha spectra on conducting wire showing that the alpha activity was natural Po-210, as well as to compare uncontaminated and potentially-contaminated spectra.

Millsap, William J.; Brush, Daniel J.

2013-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

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(DOE/EIS-0285/SA-112): Supplement Analysis for the Transmission System Vegetation Management Program FEIS -Ross-Alcoa 1&2, 3&4 and Bonneville-Alcoa 1&2) 10/15/02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

October October 15, 2002 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEP/Z-992 SUBJECT: Supplement Analysis for the Transmission System Vegetation Management Program FEIS (DOE/EIS-0285/SA-112-Ross-Alcoa 1&2, 3&4 and Bonneville Alcoa 1&2. Ed Tompkins - TFO/Ross Proposed Action: Vegetation Management for portions of the Ross-Alcoa transmission lines 230kV & 115kV and Bonneville-Alcoa 115kV. Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Location: Project location is within Clark County, Washington and is within the Olympia Region. Description of the Proposal: BPA proposes to clear targeted vegetation within the Right-of-Ways along access roads and around tower structures that may impede the operation and maintenance of the subject transmission lines. See Section 1.4 of the attached checklists for a complete description of the proposed action. Analysis: See the attached checklists

144

Initial Northwest Power Act Power Sales Contracts : Final Environmental Impact Statement. Volume 4, Comments and Responses.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This volume of the Initial Northwest Power Act Power Sales Contracts Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) contains public comments addressing the Initial Northwest Power Act Power Sales Contracts Draft EIS, August 1990 and Bonneville Power Administration`s (BPA) responses. The Introduction provides information about the process BPA follows in addressing these comments. Part I contains a listing of the Alternative Actions evaluated in the Final EIS; Part II is organized by Alternatives and includes summaries of the comments and BPA responses; Part III provides copies of the original comments letters, and, for ease of identification, are coded in the margins according to the alternative(s) addressed.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Q&A: Plugging In with a Power Lineman | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Q&A: Plugging In with a Power Lineman Q&A: Plugging In with a Power Lineman Q&A: Plugging In with a Power Lineman October 18, 2012 - 4:17pm Addthis To commemorate what BPA considers a 75-year partnership with the Columbia River, which is the cornerstone of BPA's relationship with the people and utilities of the Northwest, BPA releases the second video of a series detailing its history. You can see the rest of the series on BPA's 75th Anniversary YouTube channel. Teresa Waugh Public Affairs Specialist, Bonneville Power Administration What does a power lineman do? Linemen work on the complex electrical systems that power our homes and businesses. They climb poles to perform maintenance and work to restore downed power lines after storms. This Q&A and video are part of a series produced by the Bonneville Power

146

DOE/EIS-0312; Bonneville Power Administration, Fish and Wildlife Implementation Plan Draft EIS (5/2001)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Columbia River Basin Columbia River Basin BPA Service Area NZ20027a April 02, 2001 Columbia River Basin BPA Service Area than 10 micrometers ) Maintenance Moderate Serious Maintenance Moderate Serious Maintenance Federal Class I Area Coal Oil Gas Biomass* Nuclear Municipal Solid Waste Black Liquor Raw Sulfur Biogas / Methane Multiple types Solar Wind Gas Solar Wind Geothermal * Some biomass can be considered renewable. * Locations of proposed plants are approximate and not intended represent legal or claimed locations. NZ20027b April 03, 2001 Columbia River Basin BPA Service Area Flow Limited Temperature Limited Flow and Temperature Limited NZ20027j April 03, 2001 Columbia River Basin BPA Service Area Anadromous Fish Extinct Listed Anadromous Fish Species Listed Resident Fish - Bull Trout

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White Sturgeon Mitigation & Restoration in the Columbia & Snake River Upstream from Bonneville Dam  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

29, 2003 29, 2003 To: People Interested in the Project to Mitigate and Restore White Sturgeon Populations in the Columbia and Snake Rivers Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has prepared the Final Environmental Assessment (EA), which includes a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), for the White Sturgeon Mitigation and Restoration in the Columbia and Snake Rivers Upstream from Bonneville Dam Project. The document is enclosed for your information. Background: Since 1986, State, Federal, and Tribal fisheries agencies have been gathering data and studying habitats, movements, population dynamics, feeding, and distribution of white sturgeon in the Columbia River system. With the decline in anadromous salmonid runs there has been an increase in the importance of the white sturgeon fisheries. The Oregon Department of

148

Proposed Revenues, Financial Strategy, and Program Costs for FY 1992 and 1993 : Technical Appendix, BPA Programs in Perspective.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Programs in Perspective is the Bonneville Power Administration's public involvement process (PIP) for engaging customers and other stakeholders in a regional dialog to set strategic direction and broad program plans for BPA effort. This planning leads into a biennial rate setting cycle and offers a more accessible and flexible opportunity for dialog on broad issues than is possible under the strict administrative procedures of ratemaking. The self-financed character of BPA has made this public process a necessary and valuable one to assure that those who pay BPA's rates have a clear understanding and a strong voice in the plans for use of the resulting revenues. During 1989, the previous PIP engaged the region in discussion of major strategic, issues focussing on major areas. In 1990, BPA seeks discussion of the directions and plans specifically for fiscal years 1992 and 1993. The steps taken for those years will lay the foundation for the years beyond. Thus, we have subtitled this year's process, Staying fit for the long run.'' We have consulted extensively with customers and others in the region in developing these plans. In dozens of program--specific meetings, BPA staff have talked and listened to what others think our plans ought to be. PIP now gives us a chance to review their sum total, along with projections for revenues and our overall financial position. 8 tabs., 8 figs.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1990-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Wholesale Power and Transmission Rate Projections 1993--2014 and Historical Wholesale Power Rates 1939--1992.  

SciTech Connect

This document provides a range of high, medium, and low case long-term projections of Bonneville Power Administration`s (BPA) wholesale power rates and a medium case long-term projection of BPA`s wheeling rates. These projections are produced annually by BPA. BPA uses these projections in long-term marketing, resource, transmission, and financial planning assessments. BPA`s projections also are used by public utility commissions, utilities, and others for a variety of planning purposes. The analysis used for these rate projections assumes that current rate making methodologies continue into the future and are further based on certain assumptions about regional loads, extra-regional markets, the costs of resources, BPA`s financial requirements, and the capability of the region`s power plants. While these projections are intended to address the overall uncertainty in rate levels, BPA realizes that the future will not reflect any specific set of assumptions. The rate projections in this document have been prepared prior to the Draft 1993 BPA Marketing Plan, the implementation of which is almost certain to push BPA away from any set of assumptions in this document. Therefore, this document can be thought of as representing the ``old`` BPA with its products and policies. It can be viewed as a starting point or reference point to measure the impact of the ``new`` BPA with its Marketing Plan, and the broader undertaking referred to as the Competitiveness Project.

US Bonneville Power Administration

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

3-15-11_Final_Testimony_(Wright)_(BPA).pdf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

STEPHEN J. WRIGHT STEPHEN J. WRIGHT ADMINISTRATOR BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MARCH 15, 2011 EXAMINING THE SPENDING, PRIORITIES AND THE MISSIONS OF THE BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION, THE WESTERN AREA POWER ADMINISTRATION, THE SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION AND THE SOUTHEASTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to testify here today. My name is Steve Wright. I am the Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville). I am pleased to be here today to discuss the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Budget as it relates to Bonneville. In my testimony today, I will share with the Committee Bonneville's significant

151

Record of Decision for the Safety-Net Cost Recovery Adjustment Clause (SN CRAC) Adjustment to 2002 Wholesale Power Rates (DOE/EIS-0183) (6/30/03)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT RECORD OF DECISION for the Safety-Net Cost Recovery Adjustment Clause (SN CRAC) Adjustment to 2002 Wholesale Power Rates INTRODUCTION The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to implement its proposed Safety-Net Cost Recovery Adjustment Clause (SN CRAC) Adjustment to 2002 Wholesale Power Rates. This rate adjustment allows BPA to address potential revenue shortfalls and recover its costs through rates. This rate adjustment involves implementation of one of BPA's existing risk mitigation tools that has been previously subject to review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as described more fully below. I have reviewed this previous NEPA documentation and determined that the SN CRAC rate adjustment is adequately covered within

152

PacifiCorp Capacity Power Sale Contract Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0171)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Statement (DOE/EIS-0171) Statement (DOE/EIS-0171) file:///I|/Data%20Migration%20Task/EIS-0171-FEIS-1994/01.htm[6/27/2011 10:47:34 AM] PacifiCorp Capacity Power Sale Contract Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0171) Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Title of Proposed Action: PacifiCorp Capacity Power Sale Contract States and Provinces Involved: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, California, Nevada, Arizona, British Columbia. Abstract: The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has surplus electrical capacity (peakload energy) that BPA projects will not be required to meet its existing obligations. Such obligations include those to meet the loads of firm power customers, pursuant to the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Northwest Power

153

BPA SF6 Emission Info  

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BPA SF 6 Emission Info Steve Lowder - 2012.12 slide 1 Discovering Emission Locations slide 2 BPA uses a FLIR leak detection camera (other methods available) Allows leaks to...

154

Annual Review of BPA-Funded Projects in Natural and Artificial Propagation of Salmonids, March 27-29, 1985, Holiday Inn Airport, Portland, Oregon.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Fish and Wildlife Division of Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) hosted a meeting for contractors to present the results of fiscal year 1984 research conducted to implement the Northwest Power Planning Council's Fish and Wildlife Program. The meeting focused on those projects specifically related to natural and artificial propagation of salmonids. The presentations were held at the Holiday Inn Airport in Portland, Oregon, on March 27-29, 1985. This document contains abstracts of the presentations from that meeting. Section 1 contains abstracts on artificial propagation, fish health, and downstream migration, and Section 2 contains abstracts on natural propagation and habitat improvement. The abstracts are indexed by BPA Project Number and by Fish and Wildlife Program Measure. The registered attendees at the meeting are listed alphabetically in Appendix A and by affiliation in Appendix B.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1985-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

TEPS/BPA Information | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

TEPS/BPA Information | National Nuclear Security Administration TEPS/BPA Information | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog TEPS/BPA Information Home > About Us > Our Operations > Acquisition and Project Management > Technical, Engineering, and Programmatic Support (TEPS) Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) > TEPS/BPA Information

156

3-4-10_Final_Testimony_(BPA)_(Wright).pdf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

STATEMENT OF STATEMENT OF STEPHEN J. WRIGHT ADMINISTRATOR BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES U. S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MARCH 4, 2010 1 Madam Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to testify here today. My name is Steve Wright; I am the Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville). I am pleased to be here today to discuss the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Budget as it relates to Bonneville. In my testimony today, I will share with the Committee Bonneville's significant successes over the past year, how we are addressing the considerable challenges we are facing, and an overview of the FY 2011 budget.

157

PacifiCorp Capacity Power Sale Contract Final Environmental Impact Statement  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Statement Statement file:///I|/Data%20Migration%20Task/EIS-0171-FEIS-Summary-1994.htm[6/27/2011 10:42:49 AM] Summary PacifiCorp Capacity Sale Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Purpose of and Need for the Action The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) must respond to the need for power as represented by PacifiCorp's request for a continued supply of firm capacity. BPA has surplus electrical capacity (peakload energy) that BPA projects will not be required to meet its existing obligations. Such obligations include those to meet the loads of firm power customers, pursuant to the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Northwest Power Act), and previously committed capacity contracts. BPA is authorized under the Northwest Power Act to sell system capacity and/or energy that is surplus to its needs,

158

3-15-11_Final_Testimony_(Wright)_(BPA).pdf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

which include tiered rates. Bonneville is proposing an 8.5 percent wholesale power rate increase primarily driven by the need for investment in the non-CO2 emitting, low...

159

Microsoft Word - CX Tacoma Power Chehalis-Covington analog-digital conversion Final.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 2 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEC-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum John Brank Project Manager - TPC-OL Proposed Action: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Tacoma Power Chehalis- Covington 230-kilovolt (kV) line/convert microwave signals from analog to digital Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.7 Electronic Equipment Location: The BPA Chehalis-Covington project would take place at the Chehalis Substation, in Lewis County, WA, at the Covington Substation, in King County, WA and at Tacoma Power's (TPWR) South Tacoma Substation in Pierce County, WA. Proposed by: BPA Description of the Proposed Action: The BPA and TPWR have developed a joint plan to convert the microwave transfer trip signals

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Resource Contingency Program - Oregon. Final Environmental Statement Hermiston Power Project  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Resource Contingency Program - Oregon. Final Environmental Statement Hermiston Power Project Resource Contingency Program - Oregon. Final Environmental Statement Hermiston Power Project file:///I|/Data%20Migration%20Task/EIS-0230-FEIS-1995/01_EIS0230_rcp.html[6/27/2011 1:26:50 PM] Resource Contingency Program-Oregon Final Environmental Impact Statement Hermiston Power Project Introduction The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has statutory responsibilities to supply electrical power to its utility, industrial, and other customers in the Pacific Northwest. In 1990, to cover the outer range of potential load growth with new resources, BPA embarked upon the Resource Contingency Program (RCP). Instead of buying or building generating plants now, BPA has purchased options to acquire power later, if and when it is needed. The decision to acquire any of these option energy projects to fulfill statutory supply obligations will be influenced by

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161

Evaluation of Salmon Spawning Below Bonneville Dam, 2005-2006 Annual Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Since FY 2000, scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have conducted research to assess the extent of spawning by chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) and fall Chinook salmon (O. tshawytscha) in the lower mainstem Columbia River. Their work supports a larger project funded by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) aimed at characterizing the physical habitat used by mainstem fall Chinook and chum salmon populations. Multiple collaborators in addition to PNNL are involved in the BPA project--counterparts include the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). Data resulting from the individual tasks each agency conducts are providing a sound scientific basis for developing strategies to operate the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) in ways that will effectively protect and enhance the chum and tule fall Chinook salmon populations--both listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Fall Chinook salmon, thought to originate from Bonneville Hatchery, were first noted to be spawning downstream of Bonneville Dam by WDFW biologists in 1993. Known spawning areas include gravel beds on the Washington side of the river near Hamilton Creek and near Ives Island. Limited surveys of spawning ground were conducted in the area around Ives and Pierce islands from 1994 through 1997. Based on those surveys, it is believed that fall Chinook salmon are spawning successfully in this area. The size of this population from 1994 to 1996 was estimated at 1800 to 5200 fish. Chum salmon also have been documented spawning downstream of Bonneville Dam. Chum salmon were listed as threatened under the ESA in March 1999. At present there is a need to determine the number of fall Chinook and chum salmon spawning downstream of Bonneville Dam, the characteristics of their spawning areas, and the flows necessary to ensure their long-term survival. Ongoing discussions regarding the minimum and maximum flows will result in optimal spawning habitat usage and survival of embryos of both species. Collection of additional data as part of this project will ensure that established flow guidelines are appropriate and provide adequate protection for the species of concern. This is consistent with the high priority placed by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council Independent Scientific Advisory Board and the salmon managers on determining the importance of mainstem habitats to the production of salmon in the Columbia River Basin. Thus, there is a need to better understand the physical habitat variables used by mainstem fall Chinook and chum salmon populations and the effects of hydropower project operations on spawning and incubation. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory was asked to participate in the cooperative study during FY 2000. Since then, we have focused on (1) investigating the interactions between groundwater and surface water near fall Chinook and chum salmon spawning areas; (2) providing in-season hyporheic temperature data and assisting state agencies with emergence timing estimates; (3) locating and mapping deep-water fall Chinook salmon spawning areas; and (4) providing support to the WDFW for analysis of stranding data. Work conducted during FY 2006 addressed these same efforts. This report documents the studies and tasks performed by PNNL during FY 2006. Chapter 1 provides a description of the searches conducted for deepwater redds--adjacent to Pierce and Ives islands for fall Chinook salmon and near the Interstate 205 bridge for chum salmon. The chapter also provides data on redd location, information about habitat associations, and estimates of total spawning populations. Chapter 2 documents the collection of data on riverbed and river temperatures and water surface elevations, from the onset of spawning to the end of emergence, and the provision of those data in-season to fisheries management agencies to assist with emer

Arntzen, Evan; Mueller, Robert; Murray, Christopher [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Evaluation of Salmon Spawning Below Bonneville Dam, Annual Report October 2005 - September 2006.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Since FY 2000, scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have conducted research to assess the extent of spawning by chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) and fall Chinook salmon (O. tshawytscha) in the lower mainstem Columbia River. Their work supports a larger project funded by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) aimed at characterizing the physical habitat used by mainstem fall Chinook and chum salmon populations. Multiple collaborators in addition to PNNL are involved in the BPA project--counterparts include the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). Data resulting from the individual tasks each agency conducts are providing a sound scientific basis for developing strategies to operate the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) in ways that will effectively protect and enhance the chum and tule fall Chinook salmon populations--both listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Fall Chinook salmon, thought to originate from Bonneville Hatchery, were first noted to be spawning downstream of Bonneville Dam by WDFW biologists in 1993. Known spawning areas include gravel beds on the Washington side of the river near Hamilton Creek and near Ives Island. Limited surveys of spawning ground were conducted in the area around Ives and Pierce islands from 1994 through 1997. Based on those surveys, it is believed that fall Chinook salmon are spawning successfully in this area. The size of this population from 1994 to 1996 was estimated at 1800 to 5200 fish. Chum salmon also have been documented spawning downstream of Bonneville Dam. Chum salmon were listed as threatened under the ESA in March 1999. At present there is a need to determine the number of fall Chinook and chum salmon spawning downstream of Bonneville Dam, the characteristics of their spawning areas, and the flows necessary to ensure their long-term survival. Ongoing discussions regarding the minimum and maximum flows will result in optimal spawning habitat usage and survival of embryos of both species. Collection of additional data as part of this project will ensure that established flow guidelines are appropriate and provide adequate protection for the species of concern. This is consistent with the high priority placed by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council Independent Scientific Advisory Board and the salmon managers on determining the importance of mainstem habitats to the production of salmon in the Columbia River Basin. Thus, there is a need to better understand the physical habitat variables used by mainstem fall Chinook and chum salmon populations and the effects of hydropower project operations on spawning and incubation. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory was asked to participate in the cooperative study during FY 2000. Since then, we have focused on (1) investigating the interactions between groundwater and surface water near fall Chinook and chum salmon spawning areas; (2) providing in-season hyporheic temperature data and assisting state agencies with emergence timing estimates; (3) locating and mapping deep-water fall Chinook salmon spawning areas; and (4) providing support to the WDFW for analysis of stranding data. Work conducted during FY 2006 addressed these same efforts. This report documents the studies and tasks performed by PNNL during FY 2006. Chapter 1 provides a description of the searches conducted for deepwater redds--adjacent to Pierce and Ives islands for fall Chinook salmon and near the Interstate 205 bridge for chum salmon. The chapter also provides data on redd location, information about habitat associations, and estimates of total spawning populations. Chapter 2 documents the collection of data on riverbed and river temperatures and water surface elevations, from the onset of spawning to the end of emergence, and the provision of those data in-season to fisheries management agencies to assist with emer

Arntzen, Evan V.; Mueller, Robert P.; Murray, Christopher J. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

2007-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

163

Electrical Energy Conservation Analyses of the Wood Products (SIC24) Industry in the BPA Service Sistrict : Mill Summary Report : Champion International Corporation, Roseburg, Oregon.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report presents the partial results of a study conducted by Trans Energy Systems Industrial Division of URS Company for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) under contract AC79-84BP18946. The objective of this effort was an electrical energy conservation analysis of the Wood Products Industry (Standard Industrial Code (SIC) 24) in the BPA service district. The analysis was conducted by selecting five representative mills in the BPA service area and performing electrical energy conservation surveys and analyses of these mills. This report presents the results of data gathering and analysis at the Champion International Corporation plywood mill in Roseburg, Oregon, which produces exterior, interior, sanded and tongue and groove/shiplap softwood plywood. The plant produces 170 million square feet of 3/8-inch basis plywood annually. Species processed include Douglas fir and hemlock. This report summarizes the mill data collected, the technical and economic analyses performed, the strategy used in ranking the individual electrical energy conservation opportunities found in each mill, the recommended energy conservation measures (ECM), the projected cost benefits of each ECM and the estimated impacts of each ECM on plant production and operation.

TransEnergy Systems, Inc.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Microsoft Word - 4.16.13 Final BPA Testimony  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

WILLIAM K. DRUMMOND WILLIAM K. DRUMMOND ADMINISTRATOR BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES APRIL 16, 2013 EXAMINING THE PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR 2014 SPENDING, PRIORITIES AND THE MISSIONS OF THE BUREAU OF RECLAMATION, THE FOUR POWER MARKETING ADMINISTRATIONS AND THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY'S WATER PROGRAM Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to testify here today. My name is Bill Drummond. I am the Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) and welcome the opportunity to serve in this capacity. Before continuing with my remarks, I would like to first acknowledge the extraordinary public service

165

Microsoft Word - 3-20-12 Final Testimony _Wright_ _BPA_.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

MR. STEPHEN J. WRIGHT MR. STEPHEN J. WRIGHT ADMINISTRATOR BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MARCH 20, 2012 EXAMINING THE PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR 2013 SPENDING, PRIORITIES AND THE MISSIONS OF THE BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION, THE WESTERN AREA POWER ADMINISTRATION, THE SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION AND THE SOUTHEASTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to testify here today. My name is Steve Wright. I am the Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville). I am pleased to be here today to discuss the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Budget as it relates to Bonneville.

166

Power Subscription Strategy: Administrator`s Record of Decision.  

SciTech Connect

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to adopt a Power Subscription Strategy for entering into new power sales contracts with its Pacific Northwest customers. The Strategy equitably distributes the electric power generated by the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) within the framework of existing law. The Power Subscription Strategy addresses the availability of power; describes power products; lays out strategies for pricing, including risk management; and discusses contract elements. In proceeding with this Subscription Strategy, BPA is guided by and committed to the Fish and Wildlife funding Principles for the BPA announced by the Vice President of the US in September 1998. This Record of Decision (ROD) addresses the issues raised by commenters who responded to BPA`s Power Subscription Strategy Proposal during and after the comment period that began with the release of the Proposal on September 18, 1998. The ROD is organized in approximately the same way as the Proposal and the Power Subscription Strategy that BPA developed based on the comments received. Abbreviations of party names used in citations appear in the section just preceding this introduction; a list of all the commenters follows the text of the ROD.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Electric Power Lines : Questions and Answers on Research into Health Effects.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Most people know that electric power lines, like the wiring in our homes, can cause serious electric shocks if we`re not careful. Many people also want to know whether the electric and magnetic fields (EMF) produced by power lines and other electrical devices cause health effects. The purpose of this pamphlet is to answer some common questions that the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) receives about the possible effects of power lines on health. (BPA is the Pacific Northwest`s Federal electric power marketing agency.) First, some basic electrical terms are defined, and electric and magnetic fields are described. Next, answers are given to several questions about recent scientific studies. We then describe how BPA is addressing public concerns raised by these studies. Some important information about electrical safety follows. The last section tells you how to obtain more detailed information about the health and safety issues summarized in this pamphlet.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Secretary Chu Announces Progress on BPA Recovery Act Project | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Progress on BPA Recovery Act Project Progress on BPA Recovery Act Project Secretary Chu Announces Progress on BPA Recovery Act Project August 10, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Richland, Wash. - With the goal of bringing new jobs and green power to the West, Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the start of the McNary-John Day transmission project in Washington and Oregon, which will be funded by $343 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The project is expected to deliver almost 600 megawatts of clean, renewable wind energy to homes and business across the West. "These Recovery Act funds are putting people to work today to build the infrastructure that will be vital to our economy in the future," said U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu. "By integrating renewable energy sources onto

169

1992-1993 Bonneville Appliance Efficiency Program: Showerhead Evaluation Volume II - Appendices  

SciTech Connect

This report included the appendices for 1992-1993 Bonneville appliance efficiency program: showerhead evaluation. It consists of nine appendices, titled: Bonneville documents; overview of research projects; Puget Power and Light persistence study; hot-water flow analyses and assumptions documentation; regional end-use metering program; showerhead and faucet aerator performance assessment; Bonneville showerhead program distribution methods by participating utility; water- and energy-saving measure distribution methods literature review; REMP study load shape results.

Warwick, W.M.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Prepping Power Engineers for the Smart Grid | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Prepping Power Engineers for the Smart Grid Prepping Power Engineers for the Smart Grid Prepping Power Engineers for the Smart Grid June 19, 2012 - 4:01pm Addthis This video examines electrostatic induction, a phenomenon that means a conductive object in the vicinity of a power line may have energy coupled to it even if it's not connected to the line. Check out the other videos created by the partnership Bonneville Power Administration, Washington State University and the Northwest Workforce Training Center for Electric Power Engineering on their Smart Grid YouTube playlist. Joel Scruggs Public Affairs Specialist, Bonneville Power Administration BPA's High Voltage Lab: Ever wonder why electricity makes power lines sag? This video explains why. Check out the Smart Grid Workforce playlist for other videos from

171

Resource Contingency Program - Oregon : Final Environmental Impact Statement, Hermiston Power Project.  

SciTech Connect

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has statutory responsibilities to supply electrical power to its utility, industrial, and other customers in the Pacific Northwest. In 1990, to cover the outer range of potential load growth with new resources, BPA embarked upon the Resource Contingency Program (RCP). Instead of buying or building generating plants now, BPA has purchased options to acquire power later, if and when it is needed. The decision to acquire any of these option energy projects to fulfill statutory supply obligations will be influenced by Federal system load growth, the outcome of BPA`s Business Plan, required operational changes in Columbia-Snake River Hydroelectric facilities, and the loss of major generating resources. In September 1993, three option development agreements were signed with three proposed natural gas-fired, combined cycle combustion turbine CT projects near Chehalis and Satsop, Washington, and near Hermiston, Oregon. Together these three projects could supply BPA with 1,090 average megawatts (aMW) of power. Under these agreements, sponsors are obtaining permits and conducting project design work, and BPA is completing this EIS process. In September 1993, BPA published a Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on these three proposed gas-fired combustion turbine projects and held public scoping meetings in October 1993 at each site. In February 1994, BPA released an Implementation Plan on the proposed scope of the EIS. A draft EIS on the three proposed projects was published in February 1995. The impacts of the Chehalis and Satsop projects located in Washington State will be covered in one EIS document, while the impacts of the Hermiston project located in Oregon are covered in this final EIS document. It is BPA`s intent to continue to base the analysis of impacts on the assumption that all three projects may be constructed at some point in the future.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

BPA Headquarters Now “Gold Certified” for Sustainability  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

BPA recently became the first federal agency in Portland, Oregon, to achieve the city's Sustainability at Work Gold Certification for sustainability efforts at its headquarters building.

173

Annual Report to the Bonneville Power Administration, Reporting Period: April 2008 - February 2009 [re: "Survival and Growth in the Columbia River Plume and north California Current"].  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

We have made substantial progress toward our objectives outlined in our BPA supported proposal entitled 'Columbia River Basin Juvenile Salmonids: Survival and Growth in the Columbia River Plume and northern California Current' which we report on herein. During 2008, we were able to successfully conduct 3 mesoscale cruises. We also were able to conduct 7 biweekly predator cruises, along with substantial shore-based visual observations of seabirds. Detailed results of the mesoscale cruises are available in the Cruise Reports and summarized in the next section. We have taken a proactive approach to getting the results of our research to fisheries managers and the general public. We have begun to make annual predictions based on ocean conditions of the relative survival of juvenile coho and Chinook salmon well before they return as adults. This is based on both biological and physical indicators that we measure during our surveys or collect from outside data sources. Examples of our predictions for 2009 and 2010 are available on the following web site: http://www.nwfsc.noaa.gov/research/divisions/fed/oeip/a-ecinhome.cfm.

Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries; Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University; OGI School of Science & Engineering, Oregon Health Sciences University.

2009-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

174

Bonneville Power Administration Power Subscription Strategy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Federal Register / Vol. 64, No. 1 / Monday, January 4, 1999 / Notices population models to evaluate anthropogenic effects, population trends, and define a recovering or steady-state population. NMFS-SWR (1190) requests a 5-year scientific research permit to take up to 150 loggerhead, 10 green, 10 hawksbill, 25 leatherback, and 10 olive ridley sea turtles annually in the Pacific Basin for the purpose of determining take rates of sea turtles taken incidental to the Hawaiian longline fishery, and to determine the fate of sea turtles released alive after incidental capture. Trained observers may weigh, measure, flipper tag, satellite tag, tissue sample, blood sample, stomach lavage, and release sea turtles taken incidental to the Hawaiian longline fishery. This is a continuation

175

Technical Challenges of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Impacts to the U.S. Power System - PNNL-  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Regional Assessment of Energy Storage Systems Regional Assessment of Energy Storage Systems for the Northwest Power Pool Collaboration with the Bonneville Power Administration Michael Kintner-Meyer, Ph.D. . Contact: email: Michael.Kintner-Meyer@pnl.gov phone: 509.375.4306 Program Review Energy Storage Systems Program (ESS) Washington, DC November 2, 2010 Funded by the Energy Storage Systems Program of the U.S. Department Of Energy through Pacific Northwest National Laboratories Goal and Motivation to Collaborate with BPA Goal: Explore the following questions Explore how much energy storage does the nation need? What kind of storage? Where to place it? Motivation for collaboration with BPA BPA initiated analysis toward storage strategy PNNL needed detailed data What questions do we address? What are the likely balancing requirements for the NWPP in a 14.4 GW wind scenario

176

Critical in PROJECT TITLE COMMENTS BPA NPCC  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

is research and development, not capital construction. NPCC staff recommends designation as capital in the Hanford BPA phase 3. Overlaps with study funded by Grant PUD. 250322 250322 198605000 White Sturgeon

177

Microsoft Word - FarmPowerMistyMeadows_CX_2012.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0, 2012 0, 2012 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEC-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum James Hall Project Manager - TPC-TPP-4 Proposed Action: Integration of the Farm Power Misty Meadows Generating Facility Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.7 - Electric equipment Location: Tillamook County, Oregon Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: In response to Farm Power Misty Meadow's (Farm Power's) small generator interconnection request, BPA is planning to integrate their 1-MW biomass generation project into its balancing authority (BA). The proposed point of interconnection is Tillamook PUD's Feeder Circuit #63, which is connected to the Tillamook PUD's Wilson River Substation. In order to integrate the

178

Survey of Magnetic Fields Near BPA 230-kV and 500-kV Transmission Lines.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this study was to characterize typical levels and variability of 60Hz magnetic fields at the centerline and edge of right-of-way of Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) 230-kV and 500-kV transmission lines. This was accomplished by taking magnetic field measurements at over 800 spans in Oregon and Washington. The spans were sampled using a stratified random sampling procedure with region (East vs. West), voltage (230-kV vs 500-kV), and circuit configuration as strata. There were five different circuit configuration groups for each region/voltage category requiring a total of 200 strata. Magnetic field measurements were taken at 13 locations under each span using an EMDEX-C as a survey meter. Additional information recorded for each span included conductor height (at 10 locations), right-of-way width, longitudinal and lateral slope, time of day, vegetation, terrain, weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, span length and presence of other lines in the corridor. 9 refs., 17 figs., 26 tabs.

Perrin, Nancy; Aggarwal, Rajinder Pal; Bracken, T. Daniel

1991-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

179

EA-0956: South Fork Snake River/Palisades Wildlife Mitigation Project, Bonneville County, Idaho  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This EA evaluates the environmental impacts of the U.S. Department of Energy's Bonneville Power Administration proposal to fund the implementation of the South Fork Snake River Programmatic...

180

CX-010428: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is proposing to remove six power circuit breakers (PCBs) and install new PCBs within BPA's Alvey Substation near the...

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181

Superconducting magnetic energy storage for electric power system dynamic stabilization  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) system is being developed at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (LASL) for a dynamic stabilizer to be installed in the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) power system at Tacoma, Washington, by 1982. This unit will be an alternate stabilization method to the dc modulator now used to stabilize the 900 mile, ac intertie between BPA and Southern California. The generation control systems' response to the constantly occuring, small-load and voltage changes can result in negatively damped, low-frequency power oscillations. The dc modulator provides stabilization by fast load control of the High-Voltage dc (HVDC). The SMES unit consists of a 30-MJ solenoid, a 10 MW convertor, a liquid helium dewar and auxiliary systems which operate independent of the HVDC system. The SMES dynamic stabilizer design is presented with status information about the superconducting coil, the converter and other components of the SMES dynamic stabilizer summarized.

Turner, R.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage for electric power system dynamic stabilization  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) system is being developed at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (LASL) for a dynamic stabilizer to be installed in the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) power system at Tacoma, Washington, by 1982. This unit will be an alternate stabilization method to the dc modulator now used to stabilize the 900 mile, ac intertie between BPA and Southern California. The generation control systems' response to the constantly occurring, small-load and voltage changes can result in negatively damped, low-frequency power oscillations. The dc modulator provides stabilization by fast load control of the High-Voltage dc (HVDC). The SMES unit consists of a 30-MJ solenoid, a 10-MW convertor, a liquid helium dewar, and auxiliary systems which operate independent of the HVDC system. The SMES dynamic stabilizer design is presented and status information is given about the superconducting coil, the converter, and other components of the SMES dynamic stabilizer.

Turner, R.D.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Microsoft Word - 9-22-11 Final Testimony _Delwiche_ _BPA Statement for the Record_.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

GREGORY K. DELWICHE GREGORY K. DELWICHE SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF POWER SERVICES BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SEPTEMBER 22, 2011 Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee, I appreciate the opportunity to offer this statement regarding H.R. 1719 which would, if enacted, direct the Administrators of the Federal Power Marketing Administrations (PMA) to include on customers' monthly bills information about the costs the PMAs are incurring to comply with the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This statement is similar to my testimony provided on March 16, 2006 (H.R. 4857). ESA compliance costs incurred by Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) include the power share of debt service and operations and maintenance expense for fish passage facilities at

184

Wallula-McNary Transmission Line Project and Wallula Power Project EIS (DOE/EIS-0030)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

RECORD OF DECISION for the Wallula-McNary Transmission Line Project and Wallula Power Project THE DECISION The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to implement its portion of the proposed action identified in the Wallula Power Project and Wallula-McNary Transmission Line Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0330, August 2002). The proposed action includes construction of the Wallula Power Project (Wallula Project) that has been proposed by Wallula Generation, LLC (Wallula LLC). The proposed Wallula Project is a 1,300- megawatt (MW) natural-gas-fired, combined-cycle turbine power plant that Wallula LLC is planning to construct on a site near the Columbia River in Walla Walla County, Washington, approximately eight miles south of the City of Pasco. BPA's portion of the proposed action

185

BPA Riparian Fencing and Alternative Water Development Projects Completed within Asotin Creek Watershed, 2000 and 2001 Asotin Creek Fencing Final Report of Accomplishments.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Asotin County Conservation District (ACCD) is the primary entity coordinating habitat projects on both private and public lands within the Asotin Creek watershed. The watershed covers approximately 325 square miles in the Blue Mountains of southeastern Washington in Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 35. According to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's (WDFW) Priority WRIA's by ''At-Risk Stock Significance Map'', it is the highest priority WRIA in southeastern Washington. Summer steelhead, bull trout, and Snake River spring chinook salmon which are listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), are present in the watershed. WDFW manages it as a Wild Steelhead Reserve; no hatchery fish have been released here since 1997. The ACCD has been working with landowners, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Washington State Conservation Commission (WCC), Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), U.S. Forest Service, Pomeroy Ranger District (USFS), Nez Perce Tribe, Washington Department of Ecology (DOE), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to address habitat projects in Asotin County. Local students, volunteers and Salmon Corps members from the Nez Perce Tribe have been instrumental in the success of the Model Watershed Program on Asotin Creek. ACCD began coordinating habitat projects in 1995 with the help of BPA funding. Approximately two hundred and seventy-six projects have been implemented as of 1999. The Washington State Legislature was successful in securing funding for endangered salmon and steelhead recovery throughout the State in 1998. While these issues were new to most of the State, the ACCD has been securing and administering funding for endangered salmonids since 1994. The ''Asotin Creek Riparian Planting 2000-053-00 and Asotin Creek Riparian Fencing 2000-054-00'' teamed BPA and the Governor's Salmon Recovery Funding to plant approximately 84,191 trees and shrubs in the Asotin Creek Watershed. In addition BPA and private cost-share dollars were utilized to drill 3 wells, provide 15 off-site alternative water developments (troughs), 5 spring developments, and 9,100 feet of riparian fencing. The trees will provide shade and long-term LWD recruitment to the stream. The wells, alternative water developments, springs and fencing will reduce direct animal impacts on the stream. In one area alone, a well, 3,000 ft of riparian fence with 5 alternative water developments will exclude 300 head of cattle from using the stream as a source of drinking water during the winter months.

Johnson, B.J. (Bradley J.)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

EIS-0367: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EIS-0367: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement Bonneville Power Administration Transmission Policy Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to...

187

UTILITIES COLORADO WESTERN POWER ADMIN POC Cheryl Drake Telephone  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

UTILITIES UTILITIES COLORADO WESTERN POWER ADMIN POC Cheryl Drake Telephone (720) 962-7154 Email drake@wapa.gov Electric Bulk Power Transmission and Control 221121 Electric Power Distribution 221122 GEORGIA SOUTHEASTERN POWER ADMIN POC Ann Craft Telephone (706) 213-3823 Email annc@sepa.doe.gov Electric Bulk Power Transmission and Control 221121 Electric Power Distribution 221122 OKLAHOMA SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMIN POC Gary Bridges Telephone (918) 595-6671 Email gary.bridges@swpa.gov Electric Bulk Power Transmission and Control 221121 Electric Power Distribution 221122 OREGON BONNEVILLE POWER ADMIN POC Greg Eisenach Telephone (360) 418-8063 Email gaeisenach@bpa.gov Electric Bulk Power Transmission and Control 221121 Electric Power Distribution 221122 PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB - PA POC Larry Sullivan

188

1996 Wholesale Power and Transmission Rate Schedules.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Bonneville Power Administration`s (BPA) 1996 Wholesale Power Rate Schedules, 1996 Ancillary Products and Services Rate Schedule, 1996 Transmission Rate Schedules, and General Rate Schedule Provisions, contained herein, were approved on an interim basis effective October 1, 1996. These rate schedules and provisions were approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), United States Department of Energy, in September 1996 (Docket Nos EF96-2011-000 and EF96f-2021-000). These rate schedules and General Rate Schedule Provisions were approved on a final basis by the FERC July 30, 1997, in Dept. of Energy--Bonneville Power Administration, Docket Nos. EF96-2011-000 and EF96-2021-000. Except as noted elsewhere, these 1996 rate schedules and provisions supersede BPA`s Wholesale Power Rate Schedules and General Rate Schedule Provisions, and Transmission Rate Schedules and General Transmission Rate Schedule Provisions, effective October 1, 1995. These rate schedules and general rate schedule provisions include all errata.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

PIA - Bonneville Power Adminstration Ethics Helpline | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Historical Records System, Office of Legacy Management iManage Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System (STRIPES) PIA, Office of Procurement and Assistance Management...

190

Bonneville Power Administration Fish and Wildlife Implementation...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and Trademark Office, Washington, DC 20231, Term-expires September 30, 2001 Jin F. Ng, Director, Patent Examining Group, Patent and Trademark Office, Washington, DC 20231,...

191

Distribution: Sonya Baskerville, Liaison, Bonneville Power Administrat...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

that are energy-efficient (Energy Star or Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)-designated), water-efficient, biobased, environmentally preferable (e.g., Electronic...

192

Bonneville Power Administration Fish & Wildlife Implementation...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

habitat quality that will support native aquatic species, achieved mainly through natural regenerative processes (Draft All-H paper Dec. 1999). Establish riparian reserves to...

193

Bonneville Power Admin (Idaho) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Idaho Utility Id 1738 References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File220101 LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now This...

194

Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

pending a regional review and re-invention of activities and delivery mechanisms in these program areas of this issue in the draft document, it seems more appropriate to consider it following a fuller disclosure

195

Columbia River System Operation Review on Selecting an Operating Strategy for the Federal Columbia River Power System; 21Feb1997  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Bonneville Power Administration Columbia River System Operation Review on Selecting an Operating Strategy for the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) AGENCY: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Department of Energy (DOE) ACTION: Record of Decision (ROD) SUMMARY: The Columbia River System Operation Review (SOR) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) assessed operations at the 14 Federal dams and reservoirs on the Columbia and lower Snake Rivers that have a major influence on the multiple purpose system operation, and for which power production is coordinated under the Pacific Northwest Coordination Agreement. Lead agencies for this six-year process were the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

196

1992-1993 Bonneville Appliance Efficiency Program: Showerhead evaluation. Volume I - report  

SciTech Connect

The Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) provides wholesale electric power to over 100 retail distribution utilities in the Pacific Northwest. Bonneville is faced with meeting growing loads from these utilities. It acquires conservation as one means of meeting this load growth. Bonneville has offered a variety of conservation programs since 1980. Efficient showerheads have been a feature in residential conservation programs ever since. Bonneville launched the Residential Appliance Efficiency Program to focus on water-heater energy conservation opportunities in 1992. The Residential Appliance Efficiency Program consists of two parts, a water-heater efficiency program, and a hot-water efficiency program. This report evaluates the savings and costs of the first two years of the showerhead portion of the Residential Appliance Efficiency Program (the showerhead program). Although it is not a formal evaluation of the program limited to implementation or a {open_quotes}process{close_quotes} evaluation, observations about program design and implementation are included as appropriate. Results of this evaluation are limited to program participants within the Bonneville service territory.

Warwick, W.M.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

EA-1855: Creston-Bell Rebuild Project, Spokane and Lincoln Counties...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

access road improvements. The 54-mile long, wood pole line extends from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Creston substation to the BPA Bell substation near Spokane in...

198

Energy Storage for Power Systems Applications: A Regional Assessment for the Northwest Power Pool (NWPP)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Wind production, which has expanded rapidly in recent years, could be an important element in the future efficient management of the electric power system; however, wind energy generation is uncontrollable and intermittent in nature. Thus, while wind power represents a significant opportunity to the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), integrating high levels of wind resources into the power system will bring great challenges to generation scheduling and in the provision of ancillary services. This report addresses several key questions in the broader discussion on the integration of renewable energy resources in the Pacific Northwest power grid. More specifically, it addresses the following questions: a) how much total reserve or balancing requirements are necessary to accommodate the simulated expansion of intermittent renewable energy resources during the 2019 time horizon, and b) what are the most cost effective technological solutions for meeting load balancing requirements in the Northwest Power Pool (NWPP).

Kintner-Meyer, Michael CW; Balducci, Patrick J.; Jin, Chunlian; Nguyen, Tony B.; Elizondo, Marcelo A.; Viswanathan, Vilayanur V.; Guo, Xinxin; Tuffner, Francis K.

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

CX-008720: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Exclusion Determination CX-008720: Categorical Exclusion Determination Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Acquisition of Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative Disconnect...

200

Low Probability Tail Event Analysis and Mitigation in BPA Control Area: Task 2 Report  

SciTech Connect

Task report detailing low probability tail event analysis and mitigation in BPA control area. Tail event refers to the situation in a power system when unfavorable forecast errors of load and wind are superposed onto fast load and wind ramps, or non-wind generators falling short of scheduled output, causing the imbalance between generation and load to become very significant.

Lu, Shuai; Makarov, Yuri V.; McKinstry, Craig A.; Brothers, Alan J.; Jin, Shuangshuang

2009-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Microsoft PowerPoint - DOE_Review_June2013-TrudnowskiV2.pptx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Stability Stability Assessment DOE/OE Transmission Reliability R&D Internal Program Review Meeting June 27-28, 2013 Washington DC Dan Trudnowski, Montana Tech John Pierre, U of Wyoming 2 Project Overview * Objective: Develop, test, and refine algorithms to automatically estimate and quantify oscillations from PMUs in real time. * Application - Real-Time Situational Awareness based upon actual system observations * Time line: - April 2006 thru April 2015 * Participants: - Dan Trudnowski, Montana Tech - John Pierre, University of Wyoming - Louis Scharf, Colorado State University (Retired) - Lots of graduate students * Collaborators: - Ning Zhou, PNNL (funded independently) - Bonneville Power Administration * Advisors - John Hauer, PNNL (Retired) - Bill Mittelstadt, BPA (Retired) Dynamic Response Types

202

Microsoft Word - PSRP May 15 2009 _BPA_ Final.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

come from renewable, non-carbon-emitting generation. BPA also has completed asset management studies of needed capital upgrades and replacements for its aging transmission...

203

Lakeview Light and Power - Commercial Lighting Rebate Program | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lakeview Light and Power - Commercial Lighting Rebate Program Lakeview Light and Power - Commercial Lighting Rebate Program Lakeview Light and Power - Commercial Lighting Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Fed. Government Local Government Nonprofit State Government Savings Category Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info Funding Source Funded by Bonneville Power Administration Expiration Date 9/1/2013 State District of Columbia Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Commercial Lighting Installation: Up to 70% of cost Provider Lakeview Light and Power Lakeview Light and Power offers a commercial lighting rebate program. Rebates apply to the installation of energy efficient lighting retrofits in non-residential buildings. The rebate program is funded by BPA and ends in September of 2010 or earlier if the funding is exhausted. Lakeview Light

204

Reliability centered maintenance of power transformers and circuit breakers  

SciTech Connect

At the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), we have historically maintained high voltage equipment. Including transformers and power circuit breakers, on a time driven basis. While this has served our needs in the past, newer methods are needed to effectively maintain the power system in future years. Today aging equipment, maintenance backlogs, and budget constraints are a reality. BPA has initiated a research and development project to examine reliability centered maintenance (RCM) as an alternative to time based maintenance on high voltage equipment. Under RCM, the performance of each place of equipment is to be monitored by observing many operating parameters. For example, with circuit breakers we will observe (measure) the trip time, accumulated contact wear using I{sup 2}T, timing of the mechanism, plus several other parameters. Equipment performing below a predetermined level, or equipment having accumulated a large amount of ``usage`` will receive maintenance. The maintenance will restore full performance and preserve an acceptable service life for that piece of equipment. To develop and evaluate RCM concepts, BPA is installing a prototype system at our Alvey Substation on 4 transformers and 25 breakers.

Purucker, S.L.; Goeltz, R.T. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Hemmelman, K.; Price, R. [Bonneville Power Administration, Van Couver, WA (United States)

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

POWER MARKETING ADMINISTRATIONS'INSTALLATION OF FIBER OPTICS...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

(Bonneville), Western Area Power Administration (Western), and Southwestern Power Administration (Southwestern) - own and operate transmission lines that cross 22...

206

Microsoft Word - BPA_Creston_Bell_PrelimEA_04-06-12_Final[1].docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Creston-Bell Transmission Line Rebuild Project Preliminary Environmental Assessment April 2012 DOE/BP-4406 This page intentionally left blank. Bonneville Power Administration iii Table of Contents Chapter 1 Purpose of and Need for Action 1-1 1.1 Introduction ....................................................................................................... 1-1 1.2 Need for Action ................................................................................................. 1-1 1.3 Purposes of Action ............................................................................................ 1-3 1.4 Public Involvement ........................................................................................... 1-3 Chapter 2 Proposed Action and Alternatives 2-1

207

To: ALLBPA Subject: Administrator Update Fellow BPA Employees,  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

26, 2013 8:38 AM 26, 2013 8:38 AM To: ALLBPA Subject: Administrator Update Fellow BPA Employees, I would like to thank you again for your commitment to your work and to our mission over the past few weeks. My purpose in communicating with you today is to reiterate the key messages I have been sharing with BPA's leadership team. At the moment, I am laser focused on three fundamental objectives: * Remain committed to our mission and our customers; * Take care of our workforce; * Actively address the issues related to how we execute our human resources activities and make sure that all BPA employees are aware of BPA's absolute commitment to a workplace free of retaliation,

208

BPA FINAL Binding Arbitration policy | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BPA FINAL Binding Arbitration policy BPA FINAL Binding Arbitration policy BPA FINAL Binding Arbitration policy Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) encompasses a variety of methods that parties may use to resolve disputes without litigation. Arbitration is a private, less formal process in which parties agree to submit a dispute to one or more impartial arbitrators who then render a decision or award. In non-binding arbitration a party is not required to accept the arbitrator's decision. In contrast, a decision or award in binding arbitration is final and subject to only very limited rights of appeal. See Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16 (FAA). Both types of arbitration can provide benefits to BPA, its customers, and other stakeholders including the public, such as greater flexibility, limited

209

Southwestern Power Administration  

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FOIAPrivacy Act Submit a FOIA Request DOE FOIA Requester Service Center Electronic Reading Room FOIA Links Power Marketing Administrations' FOIA Links Bonneville Power...

210

Bonneville Environmental Foundation | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Foundation Foundation Jump to: navigation, search Name Bonneville Environmental Foundation Address 240 SW 1st Avenue Place Portland, Oregon Zip 97204 Region Pacific Northwest Area Website https://www.b-e-f.org/ Coordinates 45.520495°, -122.671887° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.520495,"lon":-122.671887,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

211

Bonneville Project: CFD of the Spillway Tailrace  

SciTech Connect

US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (CENWP) operates the Bonneville Lock and Dam Project on the Columbia River. High spill flows that occurred during 2011 moved a large volume of rock from downstream of the spillway apron to the stilling basin and apron. Although 400 cubic yards of rocks were removed from the stilling basin, there are still large volumes of rock downstream of the apron that could, under certain flow conditions, move upstream into the stilling basin. CENWP is investigating operational changes that could be implemented to minimize future movement of rock into the stilling basin. A key analysis tool to develop these operational changes is a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model of the spillway. A free-surface CFD model of the Bonneville spillway tailrace was developed and applied for four flow scenarios. These scenarios looked at the impact of flow volume and flow distribution on tailrace hydraulics. The simulation results showed that areas of upstream flow existed near the river bed downstream of the apron, on the apron, and within the stilling basin for all flows. For spill flows of 300 kcfs, the cross-stream and downstream extent of the recirculation zones along Cascade and Bradford Island was very dependent on the spill pattern. The center-loaded pattern had much larger recirculation zones than the flat or bi-modal pattern. The lower flow (200 kcfs) with a flat pattern had a very large recirculation zone that extended half way across the channel near the river bed. A single flow scenario (300 kcfs of flow in a relatively flat spill pattern) was further interrogated using Lagrangian particle tracking. The tracked particles (with size and mass) showed the upstream movement of sediments onto the concrete apron and against the vertical wall between the apron and the stilling basin from seed locations downstream of the apron and on the apron.

Rakowski, Cynthia L.; Serkowski, John A.; Richmond, Marshall C.; Romero Gomez, Pedro DJ

2012-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

212

Microsoft Word - CX-NorthBonneville-RossNorthBonneville-Troutdale_LineSwap_WEB.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4, 2011 4, 2011 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEP-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Erich Orth Civil Engineer - TEP-TPP-3 Proposed Action: North Bonneville-Ross #1 230-kV, North Bonneville-Troutdale #2 230-kV transmission line maintenance Budget Information: Work Order #00246927 PP&A Project No.: PP&A 1666 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B4.13 Reconstruction (upgrading or rebuilding) and/or minor relocation of existing electric powerlines approximately 20 miles in length or less to enhance environmental and land use values. Such actions include relocations to avoid right-of-way encroachments, resolve conflict with property development, accommodate road/highway construction, allow for the construction of facilities

213

The future of GPS-based electric power system measurements, operation and control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Much of modern society is powered by inexpensive and reliable electricity delivered by a complex and elaborate electric power network. Electrical utilities are currently using the Global Positioning System-NAVSTAR (GPS) timekeeping to improve the network`s reliability. Currently, GPS synchronizes the clocks on dynamic recorders and aids in post-mortem analysis of network disturbances. Two major projects have demonstrated the use of GPS-synchronized power system measurements. In 1992, the Electric Power Research Institute`s (EPRI) sponsored Phase Measurements Project used a commercially available Phasor Measurements Unit (PMU) to collect GPS-synchronized measurements for analyzing power system problems. In 1995, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) under DOE`s and EPRI`s sponsorship launched the Wide Area Measurements (WAMS) project. WAMS demonstrated GPS-synchronized measurements over a large area of their power networks and demonstrated the networking of GPS-based measurement systems in BPA and WAPA. The phasor measurement technology has also been used to conduct dynamic power system tests. During these tests, a large dynamic resistor was inserted to simulate a small power system disturbance.

Rizy, D.T. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Wilson, R.E. [Western Area Power Administration, Golden, CO (United States); Martin, K.E.; Litzenberger, W.H. [Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR (United States); Hauer, J.F. [Pacific Northwest National Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Overholt, P.N. [Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States); Sobajic, D.J. [Electric Power Research Inst., Palo Alto, CA (United States)

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Compliance Monitoring of Subyearling Chinook Salmon Smolt Survival and Passage at Bonneville Dam, Summer 2012  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this compliance study was to estimate dam passage survival of subyearling Chinook salmon at Bonneville Dam during summer 2012, as required by the 2008 Federal Columbia River Power System Biological Opinion. The study also estimated smolt passage survival from the forebay 2 km upstream of the dam to the tailrace 1 km below the dam, as well as forebay residence time, tailrace egress, and spill passage efficiency, as required in the 2008 Columbia Basin Fish Accords.

Skalski, J. R.; Townsend, Richard L.; Seaburg, Adam; Ploskey, Gene R.; Weiland, Mark A.; Hughes, James S.; Woodley, Christa M.; Deng, Zhiqun; Carlson, Thomas J.

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Before House Subcommittee on Water and Power- Committee on Natural Resources  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Subject: FY 2013 Spending and Missions of the Power Marketing Administrations By: Steven Wright, Administrator, Bonneville Power Administration

216

Power system identification toolbox: Phase two progress  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes current progress on a project funded by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) to develop a set of state-of-the-art analysis software (termed the Power System Identification [PSI] Toolbox) for fitting dynamic models to measured data. The project is being conducted as a three-phase effort. The first phase, completed in late 1992, involved investigating the characteristics of the analysis techniques by evaluating existing software and developing guidelines for best use. Phase Two includes extending current software, developing new analysis algorithms and software, and demonstrating and developing applications. The final phase will focus on reorganizing the software into a modular collection of documented computer programs and developing user manuals with instruction and application guidelines. Phase Two is approximately 50% complete; progress to date and a vision for the final product of the PSI Toolbox are described. The needs of the power industry for specialized system identification methods are particularly acute. The industry is currently pushing to operate transmission systems much closer to theoretical limits by using real-time, large-scale control systems to dictate power flows and maintain dynamic stability. Reliably maintaining stability requires extensive system-dynamic modeling and analysis capability, including measurement-based methods. To serve this need, the BPA has developed specialized system-identification computer codes through in-house efforts and university contract research over the last several years. To make full integrated use of the codes, as well as other techniques, the BPA has commissioned Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) to further develop the codes and techniques into the PSI Toolbox.

Trudnowski, D.J.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Living and Working Safely Around High-Voltage Power Lines.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

High-voltage transmission lines can be just as safe as the electrical wiring in the homes--or just as dangerous. The crucial factor is ourselves: they must learn to behave safely around them. This booklet is a basic safety guide for those who live and work around power lines. It deals primarily with nuisance shocks due to induced voltages, and with potential electric shock hazards from contact with high-voltage lines. References on possible long-term biological effects of transmission lines are shown. In preparing this booklet, the Bonneville Power Administration has drawn on more than 50 years of experience with high-voltage transmission. BPA operates one of the world`s largest networks of long-distance, high-voltage lines. This system has more than 400 substations and about 15,000 miles of transmission lines, almost 4,400 miles of which are operated at 500,000 volts.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Bonneville Project Act, Federal Columbia River Transmission System Act and Other Related Legislation.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Legislative texts are provided for: Bonneville Project Act which authorizes the completion, maintenance, and operation of Bonneville project for navigation, and for other purposes; Federal Columbia River Transmission system Act which enables the Secretary of the Interior to provide for operation, maintenance, and continued construction of the Federal transmission system in the Pacific Northwest by use of the revenues of the Federal Columbia River Power System and the proceeds of revenue bonds, and for other purposes; public law 88--552 which guarantees electric consumers of the Pacific Northwest first call on electric energy generated at Federal hydroelectric plants in that regions and reciprocal priority, and for other purposes; and public law 78--329 which provides for the partial construction of the Hungary Horse Dam on the South Fork of the Flathead River in the state of Montana, and for other purposes

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1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

Compliance Monitoring of Yearling Chinook Salmon and Juvenile Steelhead Survival and Passage at Bonneville Dam, Spring 2011  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The study was designed to estimate dam passage survival at Bonneville Dam as stipulated by the 2008 Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) Biological Opinion (BiOp) and to provide additional fish passage performance measures at that site as stipulated in the Columbia Basin Fish Accords.

Skalski, J. R.; Townsend, Richard L.; Seaburg, Adam; Ploskey, Gene R.; Carlson, Thomas J.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Compliance Monitoring of Yearling Chinook Salmon and Juvenile Steelhead Survival and Passage at Bonneville Dam, Spring 2011  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The study was designed to estimate dam passage survival at Bonneville Dam as stipulated by the 2008 Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) Biological Opinion (BiOp) and to provide additional fish passage performance measures at that site as stipulated in the Columbia Basin Fish Accords.

Skalski, John R.; Townsend, Richard L.; Seaburg, Adam; Ploskey, Gene R.; Carlson, Thomas J.

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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221

BPA curtails wind power generators during high hydropower ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration - EIA ... The hydro capacity in the Pacific Northwest generates large amounts of electricity when river flows are high, ...

222

30-MJ superconducting magnetic energy storage for BPA transmission-line stabilizer  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Bonneville Power Administration operates the transmission system that joins the Pacific Northwest and southern California. A 30 MJ (8.4 kWh) superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) unit with a 10 MW converter can provide system damping for low frequency oscillations. The unit is scheduled to operate in late 1982. Progress to date is described. The coil is complete. All major components of the electrical and cryogenic systems have been received and testing has begun. Computer control hardware is in place and software development is proceeding. Support system components and dewar lid are being fabricated and foundation design is complete. A contract for dewar fabrication is being negotiated.

Schermer, R.I.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

30-MJ superconducting magnetic-energy storage for BPA transmission-line stabilizer  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Bonneville Power Administration operates the transmission system that joins the Pacific Northwest and southern California. A 30 MJ (8.4 kWh) Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) unit with a 10 MW converter can provide system damping for low frequency oscillations. The unit is scheduled to operate in 1982. Progress during FY 81 is described. The coil is complete. All major components of the electrical and cryogenic systems have been received and testing has begun. Computer control hardware is in place and software development is proceeding. Support system components and dewar lid are being fabricated and foundation design is complete. A contract for dewar fabrication is being negotiated.

Schermer, R.I.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Safety-Net Cost Recovery Adjustment Clause (SN CRAC) Adjustment to 2002 Wholesale Power Rates The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to implement its proposed...

225

EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Kittitas Valley Wind Project The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer contract terms for interconnection of up to 108 megawatts (MW) of power to be generated...

226

EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Leaning Juniper II Wind Project The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer contract terms for interconnection of up to 200 megawatts (MW) of power to be...

227

EIS-0330: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Record of Decision EIS-0330: Record of Decision Wallula-McNary Transmission Line Project and Wallula Power Project The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to...

228

To: ALLBPA Subject: Thank You Fellow BPA Employees:  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

19, 2013 8:11 AM 19, 2013 8:11 AM To: ALLBPA Subject: Thank You Fellow BPA Employees: I wanted to thank you all personally for your patience and professionalism during the past few days. As you may know, as a result of an inspection of BPA hiring practices, the Department of Energy Inspector General's Office posted a "Management Alert" which described the IG Office interim results and recommendations, as well as DOE's management response, which described actions DOE has taken. For those of you who have not seen the document, it is available at this link. Although the IG is continuing to audit the matter, the Management Alert comes on the heels of an

229

Lake-atmosphere feedbacks associated with paleolakes Bonneville and Lahontan  

SciTech Connect

A high-resolution, regional climate model nested within a general circulation model was used to study the interactions between the atmosphere and the large Pleistocene lakes in the Great Basin of the United States. Simulations for January and July 18,000 years ago indicate that moisture provided by synoptic-scale atmospheric circulation features was the primary component of the hydrologic budgets of Lakes Lahontan and Bonneville. In addition, lake-generated precipitation was a substantial component of the hydrologic budget of Lake Bonneville at that time. This local lake-atmosphere interaction may help explain differences in the relative size of these lakes 18,000 years ago.

Hostetler, S.W. (Geological Survey, Boulder, CO (United States)); Giorgi, F.; Bates, G.T. (National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO (United States)); Bartlein, P.J. (Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, OR (United States))

1994-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

230

CX-008705: Categorical Exclusion Determination  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Upgrade of the Secondary Containment System at Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA) Santiam Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 05/30/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

231

On the Use of Energy Storage Technologies for Regulation Services in Electric Power Systems with Significant Penetration of Wind Energy  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Energy produced by intermittent renewable resources is sharply increasing in the United States. At high penetration levels, volatility of wind power production could cause additional problems for the power system balancing functions such as regulation. This paper reports some partial results of a project work, recently conducted by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) for Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). The project proposes to mitigate additional intermittency with the help of Wide Area Energy Management System (WAEMS) that would provide a two-way simultaneous regulation service for the BPA and California ISO systems by using a large energy storage facility. The paper evaluates several utility-scale energy storage technology options for their usage as regulation resources. The regulation service requires a participating resource to quickly vary its power output following the rapidly and frequently changing regulation signal. Several energy storage options have been analyzed based on thirteen selection criteria. The evaluation process resulted in the selection of flywheels, pumped hydro electric power (or conventional hydro electric power) plant and sodium sulfur or nickel cadmium batteries as candidate technologies for the WAEMS project. A cost benefit analysis should be conducted to narrow the choice to one technology.

Yang, Bo; Makarov, Yuri V.; DeSteese, John G.; Vishwanathan, Vilanyur V.; Nyeng, Preben; McManus, Bart; Pease, John

2008-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

232

PRESSURIZATION TEST RESULTS: BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION ENERGY CONSERVATION STUDY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

retrofitted with a solar space heating system, with a forcedwith a roof-mounted solar water heating system. The plumbingwas retrofitted with solar space heating in addition to the

Krinkel, D.L.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Bonneville Power Administration Fish & Wildlife Implementation Plan Final EIS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 3 SAMPLE IMPLEMENTATION ACTIONS, RESEARCH MONITORING AND EVALUATION, AND POLICY AND PLANNING Fish and Wildlife Implementation Plan EIS Volume 3: Sample Implementation Actions, Research Monitoring and Evaluation, and Policy and Planning Volume 3/ 1 VOLUME 3 SAMPLE IMPLEMENTATION ACTIONS, RESEARCH MONITORING AND EVALUATION, AND POLICY AND PLANNING One of the major challenges within the Region has been understanding the interrelationships among the numerous proposed fish and wildlife mitigation and recovery actions. One reason for this difficulty is that these actions are derived from many different regional proposals, each of which has been designed to meet a specific goal. In addition, the lack of an effective tool to illustrate these interrelationships has hampered understanding.

234

Bonneville Power Administration Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

17 17 Federal Register / Vol. 62, No. 203 / Tuesday, October 21, 1997 / Notices all comments received within 60 days of the date of publication of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write the above address, or call Department of the Army Reports clearance officer at (703) 614-0454. Title: Research to Develop a Profile of Army National Guard Members. Needs and Uses: This research will be a mail survey among Army National Guard members. The research will assist the Army National Guard (ARNG) in making the most effective use of its public relations, advertising and marketing budget for recruiting efforts. The research will help the ARNG and its

235

Bonneville Power Administration/Lower Valley Transmission Project  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

853 853 Federal Register / Vol. 63, No. 162 / Friday, August 21, 1998 / Notices Radiological Impacts-Total radiological releases would be significantly lower than either the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) limit or past annual releases from LANL. The resulting maximum concentrations for radionuclides measured at the location of the MEI for the demonstration is estimated to be less than two percent of the EPA limit. Radiological impacts associated with the proposed action could increase LANL total site impacts by a small percentage (1.0 percent for the MEI, 1.3 percent for the surrounding population, and 1.3 percent for the average individual). Under the proposed action, the estimated annual average dose to pit disassembly workers would be 750 mrem. The annual dose received by the

236

Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Management of Information...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Ombudsman FOIA Reports Calendar Year Reports Recovery Act Peer Reviews DOE Directives Performance Strategic Plan Testimony Financial Statements Semiannual Reports Work...

237

PRESSURIZATION TEST RESULTS: BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION ENERGY CONSERVATION STUDY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

solar space heating system seems to have introduced new leaks that perhaps counteract the effects of the storm

Krinkel, D.L.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

Bonneville Power Administration Notice of Availability of Record...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Volume Reduction Technology Study AGENCY: Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of availability. SUMMARY: The Department of Energy has issued a study that reviews the technologies...

239

eGIS Portal PIA, Bonneville Power Administration | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Integrated Safety Management Workshop Registration, PIA, Idaho National Laboratory MOX Services Unclassified Information System PIA, National Nuclear Services Administration...

240

DOE/EIS-0285; Bonneville Power Administration Transmission System...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Planning Steps and Mitigation Measures Site-specific Planning Steps will be a tool for ensuring that environmental aspects are considered as part of an integrated...

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241

2011 Annual Planning Summary for Bonneville Power Administration...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Annual Planning Summary for National Nuclear Security Administration Service Center (NNSA-SC) Energy.gov Careers & Internships Guidance & Requirements Contact Us About This Site...

242

PRESSURIZATION TEST RESULTS: BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION ENERGY CONSERVATION STUDY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

either no retrofits or insulation only. Some reduction inin the houses fitted with insulation and storm doors andeither no retrofits or insulation only; an average reduction

Krinkel, D.L.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

DOE/EIS-0285; Bonneville Power Administration Transmission System...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Publications A-4 Scoping Feedback FYI A-5 A Public Involvement: Publications A-6 A-7 Scoping Feedback FYI A Public Involvement: Publications A-8 A-9 Scoping Feedback FYI...

244

Modulation and SSR tests performed on the BPA 500 kV thyristor controlled series capacitor unit at Slatt substation  

SciTech Connect

Field experience is reported for a thyristor controlled series capacitor (TCSC) recently commissioned at BPA`s Slatt substation. Subsynchronous resonance tests show that TCSC interactions with shaft dynamics of PGE`s Boardman steam generator are well understood and are effectively avoided by normal TCSC valve firing logic. Modulation tests, performed with the Boardman plant off line, show that the TCSC can be a powerful and responsive actuator for swing damping. Security considerations did not permit lightly damped operation of the controlled plant. Close analysis indicates that the TCSC damping contribution, though small, was measurable. The best estimate is that damping for the McNary mode is 7.33% and 8.55%, for the TCSC damper loop open and closed respectively. TCSC testing and monitoring is facilitated by an advanced interactive measurement network representing BPA`s approach to the information requirements of major control systems.

Hauer, J.F. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Mittelstadt, W.A. [Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR (United States); Piwko, R.J. [General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY (United States); Damsky, B.L. [Electric Power Research Inst., Palo Alto, CA (United States); Eden, J.D. [Portland General Electric, OR (United States)

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

Page not found | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Download CX-007811: Categorical Exclusion Determination "Decommission Ground Water Monitoring Well Located on Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Fee-owned Property...

246

EIS-0230: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0: Record of Decision EIS-0230: Record of Decision Electrical Interconnection of the Chehalis Generation Facility Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer...

247

EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Service to Direct Service Industrial (DSI) Customers for Fiscal Years 2007-2011 Beginning in July 2004, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) initiated the Regional Dialogue...

248

EIS-0374: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4: Record of Decision EIS-0374: Record of Decision Klondike III Biglow Canyon Wind Integration Project The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to implement the...

249

EIS-0312: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Fish and Wildlife Implementation Plan The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to adopt the Preferred Alternative (PA 2002) Policy Direction in its Fish and Wildlife...

250

Microsoft Word - CX-Coos-CurryNorwaySubstation_WEB.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Line and load interconnection of Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative's (Coos-Curry) new substation to Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) Fairview-Bandon 115-kV transmission...

251

CX-010155: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bonneville Power Administration is proposing to allow the FAA to remove its aging radio equipment from an existing wood-pole that is attached to BPA's Augspurger...

252

Northwest Open Automated Demand Response Technology Demonstration...  

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morning and summer afternoon peak electricity demand in commercial buildings the Seattle area. LBNL performed this demonstration for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)...

253

CX-010736: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-010736: Categorical Exclusion Determination Capacity Increase on Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) Horse Ranch Tap Line CX(s)...

254

EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Electrical Interconnection of the Willow Creek Wind Project The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer contract terms for interconnection of up to 72 megawatts...

255

Bonneville County, Idaho: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Hydroacoustic Evaluation of Fish Passage through Bonneville Dam in 2004  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requested that the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conduct fish-passage studies at Bonneville Dam in 2004. These studies support the Portland District's goal of maximizing fish-passage efficiency (FPE) and obtaining 95% survival for juvenile salmon passing Bonneville Dam. Major passage routes include 10 turbines and a sluiceway at Powerhouse 1 (B1), an 18-bay spillway, and eight turbines and a sluiceway at Powerhouse 2 (B2). In this report, we present results of four studies related to juvenile salmonid passage at Bonneville Dam. The studies were conducted between April 15 and July 15, 2004, encompassing most of the spring and summer migrations. Studies included evaluations of (1) Project fish passage efficiency and other major passage metrics, (2) B2 fish guidance efficiency and gap loss, (3) smolt approach and fate at the B2 Corner Collector (B2CC), and (4) B2 vertical barrier screen head differential.

Ploskey, Gene R.; Weiland, Mark A.; Schilt, Carl R.; Kim, Jina; Johnson, Peter N.; Hanks, Michael E.; Patterson, Deborah S.; Skalski, John R.; Hedgepeth, J

2005-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydroacoustic Evaluation of Fish Passage Through Bonneville Dam in 2002  

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The Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requested that the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) conduct fish-passage studies at Bonneville Dam in 2002. The ERDC contracted with MEVATEC Corporation to provide staff ranging from scientists to technicians to help conduct the study. This study supports the Portland-District goal of maximizing fish-passage efficiency (FPE) and obtaining 95% survival for juvenile salmon passing Bonneville Dam. In this report, we present results of two studies of juvenile salmonid passage at Bonneville Dam that we carried out in the 2002 downstream passage season April 20 through July 15, 2002. The first study of Project-wide FPE provides hourly estimates of fish passage and associated variances for all operating turbine units, spill bays, and the two sluiceway entrances at Powerhouse 1 (B1), as well as estimates of a variety of fish-passage efficiency and effectiveness measures. This was the third consecutive year of full-project hydroacoustic sampling and passage estimation. The second study was more narrowly focused on B2 turbines and had two components: (1) to sample the FGE at two modified turbine intakes and compare them with efficiencies of other B2 units that were sampled in the first study, and (2) to evaluate proportions of fish passing up into gatewell slots versus through screen gaps at a few B2 turbine intakes.

Ploskey, Gene R. (BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB)); Schilt, Carl R. (MEVATEC); Kim, J (Lynntech); Escher, Charles (MEVATEC Corporation); Skalski, John R.

2003-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Carrying Capacity : Measure 7.1A of the Northwest Power Planning Council`s 1994 Fish and Wildlife Program : Report 1 of 4, Final Report.  

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This report is one of four that the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) staff prepared to address Measure 7.1A in the Northwest Power Planning Council's (Council) Fish and Wildlife Program (Program) dated december 1994 (NPPC 1994). Measure 7.1A calls for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) to fund an evaluation of salmon survival, ecology, carrying capacity, and limiting factors in freshwater, estuarine, and marine habitats. Additionally, the Measure asks for development of a study plan based on critical uncertainties and research needs identified during the evaluation. This report deals with the evaluation of carrying capacity. It describes the analysis of different views of capacity as it relates to salmon survival and abundance. The report ends with conclusions and recommendations for studying carrying capacity.

Neitzel, Duane A.; Johnson, Gary E.

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - BPA Comments on form EIA-930 _final_.docx  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

- BONNEVILLE'S COMMENTS ON FORM EIA-930 BEFORE THE ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection ) Proposed at Extension with Changes ) 78 Fed. Reg. 14521...

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BPA Regional Science Bowl - High School Edition | U.S. DOE Office...  

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Oregon Regions BPA Regional Science Bowl - High School Edition National Science Bowl (NSB) NSB Home About NSB High School High School Students High School Coaches High School...

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BPA Regional Science Bowl | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Oregon Regions BPA Regional Science Bowl National Science Bowl (NSB) NSB Home About NSB High School Middle School Middle School Students Middle School Coaches Middle School...

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Re: BPA FY 07-09 Project Proposal #200711200 Teanaway Watershed Protection and Restoration  

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Re: BPA FY 07-09 Project Proposal #200711200 Teanaway Watershed Protection and Restoration Kittitas draft province recommendations). The conservation easements acquisition costs qualify for funding by BPA as a Capital investment, as indicated in the Project Narrative on page 8. Proposed Project Funding Allocation

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EIS-0379 - Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of BPA's  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EIS-0379 - Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of BPA's EIS-0379 - Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of BPA's 115-kilovolt Transmission Line in Libby, Lincoln County, Montana EIS-0379 - Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of BPA's 115-kilovolt Transmission Line in Libby, Lincoln County, Montana Summary This Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) assesses the potential environmental impacts that would result from a proposed Department of Energy (DOE) action on the proposed rebuilding, operation, and maintenance of a 17-mile-long portion of BPA's Libby to Bonners Ferry 115-kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line in Lincoln County, Montana. The portion to be rebuilt would start at Flathead Electric Cooperative's (FEC) Libby Substation, in the town of Libby, Montana, and proceed west along an existing right-of-way for about 17 miles, terminating at BPA's Troy

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Electricity savings among participants three years after weatherization in Bonneville's 1986 residential weatherization program  

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To ensure proper assessment of its weatherization activities, the Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) has examined several cohorts of participants in various phases of its Long-Term Residential Weatherization Program (Long-Term RWP). Beginning in 1980, energy savings one, two, and three years after program participation have been evaluated. This study, which continues the series of Bonneville's ongoing evaluation of weatherization activities, examines electricity savings three years after weatherization in the 1986 Long-Term RWP. Electricity bills were weather-adjusted using the Princeton Scorekeeping Method (PRISM). Normalized Annual Consumption (NAC) was calculated for each participant and control household for which data were available. Gross energy savings were calculated by subtracting a household's NAC for each postretrofit year (1986--87, 1986--88, and 1988--89) from its preretrofit NAC (1985--86). Household level data were aggregated and examined at the utility level allowing the calculation of average net savings, which is the difference between gross savings by nonparticipants and participants. Utility-level data were then weighted, based on the extent of each utility's participation in the Long-Term RWP in 1986, to allow the identification of overall program savings. 29 refs., 5 figs., 14 tabs.

White, D.L.; Brown, M.A.

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Salmon Spawning Below Bonneville Dam Annual Report October 2006 - September 2007.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

From 1999 through 2007, the Fish and Wildlife Program of the Bonneville Power Administration funded a project to determine the number of fall Chinook and chum salmon spawning downstream of Bonneville Dam, the characteristics of their spawning areas, and the flows necessary to ensure their long-term survival. Data were collected to ensure that established flow guidelines are appropriate and provide adequate protection for the species of concern. The projects objectives are consistent with the high priority placed by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council Independent Scientific Advisory Board and the salmon managers on determining the importance of mainstem habitats to the production of salmon in the Columbia River Basin. Because of the influence of mainstem habitat on salmon production, there is a continued need to better understand the physical habitat variables used by mainstem fall Chinook and chum salmon populations and the effects of hydropower project operations on spawning and incubation. During FY 2007, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory focused on (1) locating and mapping deep-water fall Chinook salmon and chum salmon spawning areas, (2) investigating the interaction between groundwater and surface water near fall Chinook and chum salmon spawning areas, and (3) providing in-season hyporheic temperature and water surface elevation data to assist state agencies with emergence timing and redd dewatering estimates. This report documents the studies and tasks performed by PNNL during FY 2007. Chapter 1 provides a description of the searches conducted for deepwater redds-adjacent to Pierce and Ives islands for fall Chinook salmon and near the Interstate 205 bridge for chum salmon. The chapter also provides data on redd location, information about habitat associations, and estimates of total spawning populations. Chapter 2 documents the collection of data on riverbed and river temperatures and water surface elevations, from the onset of spawning to the end of emergence, and the provision of those data in-season to fisheries management agencies to assist with emergence timing estimates and evaluations of redd dewatering.

Arntzen, Evan V.; Mueller, Robert P.; Murray, Katherine J.; Bott, Yi-Ju [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

2008-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Above Bonneville Passage and Propagation Cost Effectiveness Analysis.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

We have developed several models to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of alternative strategies to mitigate hydrosystem impacts on salmon and steelhead, and applied these models to areas of the Columbia River Basin. Our latest application evaluates the cost-effectiveness of proposed strategies that target mainstem survival (e.g., predator control, increases in water velocity) and subbasin propagation (e.g., habitat improvements, screening, hatchery production increases) for chinook salmon and steelhead stocks, in the portion of the Columbia Basin bounded by Bonneville, Chief Joseph, Dworshak, and Hells Canyon darns. At its core the analysis primarily considers financial cost and biological effectiveness, but we have included other attributes which may be of concern to the region.

Paulsen, C.M.; Hyman, J.B.; Wernstedt, K.

1993-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BPA Regional High School Science Bowl | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Oregon Regions » BPA Regional High School Oregon Regions » BPA Regional High School Science Bowl National Science Bowl® (NSB) NSB Home About High School High School Students High School Coaches High School Regionals High School Rules, Forms, and Resources Middle School Attending National Event Volunteers 2013 Competition Results News Media WDTS Home Contact Information National Science Bowl® U.S. Department of Energy SC-27/ Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: 202-586-6702 E: National.Science.Bowl@science.doe.gov Oregon Regions BPA Regional High School Science Bowl Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Regional Coordinator Information Name: Christy Adams Email: cfadams@bpa.gov Regional Event Information Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014 Maximum Number of Teams: 64 Maximum Number of Teams per School: 3

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BPA Regional Middle School Science Bowl | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Oregon Regions » BPA Regional Middle School Oregon Regions » BPA Regional Middle School Science Bowl National Science Bowl® (NSB) NSB Home About High School Middle School Middle School Students Middle School Coaches Middle School Regionals Middle School Rules, Forms, and Resources Attending National Event Volunteers 2013 Competition Results News Media WDTS Home Contact Information National Science Bowl® U.S. Department of Energy SC-27/ Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: 202-586-6702 E: National.Science.Bowl@science.doe.gov Oregon Regions BPA Regional Middle School Science Bowl Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Regional Coordinator Information Name: Christy Adams Email: cfadams@bpa.gov Regional Event Information Date: Saturday, January 25, 2014 Maximum Number of Teams: 64

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BPA Regional Middle School Science Bowl | U.S. DOE Office of...  

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teams taking precedence over third teams, with the goal of having as many different schools participating as possible. Please go to www.bpa.govgotoScienceBowl to register for...

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BPA Regional High School Science Bowl | U.S. DOE Office of Science...  

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teams taking precedence over third teams, with the goal of having as many different schools participating as possible. Please go to www.bpa.govgotoScienceBowl External link to...

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Design requirements document for the phase 1 privatization electrical power system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The electrical system for the Phase 1 privatization facilities will support the TWRS mission by providing the electrical power to the Phase 1 privatized facilities. This system will receive power from the Department of Energy-Richland Operations (RL) A4-8 230 kV transmission system powered from Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Ashe and Midway 230 kV Substations. The existing RL 230 kV transmission line will be modified and looped 1021 into the new 230 kV substation bus. The new substation will be located in the vicinity of the privatized facilities, approximately 3.2 km (2 mi) south of the existing RL A4-8 230 kV transmission line. The substation will be capable of providing up to 40 MW of electrical power to support the Phase 1 privatization facilities and has space for accommodating future expansions. The substation will require at least two 230-13.8 kV transformers, 13.8 kV split bus switchgear, switchgear building, grounding transformers, instrument transformers, control and monitoring equipment, associated protection and isolation devices, lightning protection, yard lighting, cable and raceways, and infrastructure needed to provide desired availability and reliability. The power from the 13.8 kV switchgear located in the switchgear building will be delivered at the privatization facilities site boundaries. The 13.8 kV distribution system inside the privatization facilities site boundaries is the responsibility of the privatization contract.

Singh, G.

1997-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The DOE Wide Area Measurement System (WAMS) Project -- Demonstration of dynamic information technology for the future power system  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In 1989 the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the Western Power Administration (WAPA) joined the US Department of Energy (DOE) in an assessment of longer-term research and development needs for future electric power system operation. The effort produced a progressively sharper vision of a future power system in which enhanced control and operation are the primary means for serving new customer demands in an environment characterized by increased competition, a wider range of services and vendors, and much narrower operating margins. Technology and infrastructure for real time access to wide area dynamic information were identified as critical path elements in realizing that vision. In 1995 the DOE accordingly launched the Wide Area Measurement System (WAMS) Project jointly with the two Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs) to address these issues in a practical operating environment the western North America power system. The Project draws upon many years of PMA effort and related collaboration among the western utilities, plus an expanding infrastructure that includes regionally involved contractors, universities, and National Laboratories plus linkages to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).

Mittelstadt, W.A. [Bonneville Power Administration (United States); Hauer, J.F. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Krause, P.E.; Wilson, R.E. [Western Power Administration (United States); Overholt, P.N. [USDOE (United States); Rizy, D.T. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

273

Low Probability Tail Event Analysis and Mitigation in BPA Control Area: Task One Report  

SciTech Connect

This is a report for task one of the tail event analysis project for BPA. Tail event refers to the situation in a power system when unfavorable forecast errors of load and wind are superposed onto fast load and wind ramps, or non-wind generators falling short of scheduled output, the imbalance between generation and load becomes very significant. This type of events occurs infrequently and appears on the tails of the distribution of system power imbalance; therefore, is referred to as tail events. This report analyzes what happened during the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) reliability event on February 26, 2008, which was widely reported because of the involvement of wind generation. The objective is to identify sources of the problem, solutions to it and potential improvements that can be made to the system. Lessons learned from the analysis include the following: (1) Large mismatch between generation and load can be caused by load forecast error, wind forecast error and generation scheduling control error on traditional generators, or a combination of all of the above; (2) The capability of system balancing resources should be evaluated both in capacity (MW) and in ramp rate (MW/min), and be procured accordingly to meet both requirements. The resources need to be able to cover a range corresponding to the variability of load and wind in the system, additional to other uncertainties; (3) Unexpected ramps caused by load and wind can both become the cause leading to serious issues; (4) A look-ahead tool evaluating system balancing requirement during real-time operations and comparing that with available system resources should be very helpful to system operators in predicting the forthcoming of similar events and planning ahead; and (5) Demand response (only load reduction in ERCOT event) can effectively reduce load-generation mismatch and terminate frequency deviation in an emergency situation.

Lu, Shuai; Makarov, Yuri V.

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Monitoring of Juvenile Yearling Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Survival and Passage at Bonneville Dam, Spring 2010  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this study was to estimate the survival for yearling Chinook salmon and steelhead smolts during spring 2010 in a portion of the Columbia River that includes Bonneville Dam. The study estimated smolt survival from a virtual release at Bonneville Dam to a survival array 81 km downstream of Bonneville Dam. We also estimated median forebay residence time, median tailrace egress time, and spill passage efficiency (SPE), as required in the Columbia Basin Fish Accords. A single release design was used to estimate survival from Bonneville Dam to a primary array located 81 km downstream of Bonneville. The approach did not include a reference tailrace release. Releases of acoustic-tagged smolts above John Day Dam to Hood River contributed to the formation of virtual releases at a Bonneville Dam forebay entrance array and at the face of the dam. A total of 3,880 yearling Chinook salmon and 3,885 steelhead smolts were tagged and released in the investigation. The Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System (JSATS) tag model number ATS-156dB, weighing 0.438 g in air, was used in this investigation.

Ploskey, Gene R.; Faber, Derrek M.; Weiland, Mark A.; Carlson, Thomas J.

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Monitoring of Juvenile Yearling Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Survival and Passage at Bonneville Dam, Spring 2010  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this study was to estimate the survival for yearling Chinook salmon and steelhead smolts during spring 2010 in a portion of the Columbia River that includes Bonneville Dam. The study estimated smolt survival from a virtual release at Bonneville Dam to a survival array 81 km downstream of Bonneville Dam. We also estimated median forebay residence time, median tailrace egress time, and spill passage efficiency (SPE), as required in the Columbia Basin Fish Accords. A single release design was used to estimate survival from Bonneville Dam to a primary array located 81 km downstream of Bonneville. The approach did not include a reference tailrace release. Releases of acoustic-tagged smolts above John Day Dam to Hood River contributed to the formation of virtual releases at a Bonneville Dam forebay entrance array and at the face of the dam. A total of 3,880 yearling Chinook salmon and 3,885 steelhead smolts were tagged and released in the investigation. The Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System (JSATS) tag model number ATS-156dB, weighing 0.438 g in air, was used in this investigation.

Ploskey, Gene R.; Faber, Derrek M.; Weiland, Mark A.; Carlson, Thomas J.

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Fall Chinook and Chum Salmon Spawning below Bonneville, The Dalles, John Day and McNary Dams; 1999-2000 Annual Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes work conducted by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) from 1 October 1999 to 30 September 2000. The work is part of studies to evaluate spawning of fall chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and chum salmon (O. keta) below the four lowermost Columbia River dams under the Bonneville Power Administration's Project 99-003. The purpose of this project is twofold: (1) Document the existence of fall chinook and chum populations spawning below Bonneville Dam (river mile (RM) 145), The Dalles Dam (RM 192), John Day Dam (RM 216), and McNary Dam (RM 292) (Figure 1) and estimate the size of these populations; and (2) Profile stocks for important population characteristics; including spawning time, genetic make-up, emergence timing, migration size and timing, and juvenile to adult survival rates.

van der Naald, Wayne; Spellman, Bryant; Clark, Roy (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Portland, OR)

2001-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bonneville Power Administration Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Bonneville Power Administration/Puget Power Northwest Washington Transmission Project  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

74 74 Federal Register / Vol. 60, No. 197 / Thursday, October 12, 1995 / Notices to speak to the Committee, on a first come, first serve basis. Those who call in and reserve time will be given the opportunity to speak first. The Chairman is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Transcripts and Minutes: Meeting minutes will be available for public review and copying at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, 1E-190, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20585 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Issued at Washington, DC on October 5, 1995. Rachel M. Samuel, Acting Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 95-25215 Filed 10-11-95; 8:45 am]

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Section 5.7.3 Power Factor Correction: Greening Federal Facilities...  

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through a capacitor has the effect of cancelling out the lagging current. References Energy-Efficient Motor Selection Handbook (DE-B179- 93-B08158), Bonneville Power...

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Pacific Northwest Demand Response Project Lee Hall, BPA Smart Grid Program Manager  

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, and challenging. Bonneville has previously reported to the Council on their role in the regional Smart Grid to reported to the Council on their role in the regional Smart Grid ich includes demand response in 10 to the Council on their role in the regional Smart Grid ich includes demand response in 10 participating

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The Bonneville Flood Debris Field as Sacred Landscape  

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Area for the CJ Strike Hydroelectric Plant, Idaho PowerWithin the Proposed Dike Hydroelectric Project Impact Area.

Pavesic, Max G

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - PSRP Updates 6-25-10_v2  

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Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Borrowing Authority ($3.25B) PSRP Lead Program Office and/or Laboratory/Site Office: Bonneville Power Administration PSRP Lead Manager: Nancy Mitman phone: (503) 230 3998 e-mail: nmmitman@bpa.gov address: Bonneville Power Administration Data Call 8 Program-Specific Recovery Plan (PSRP) Template NEW TEMPLATE for Recovery Program Plans (RPPs) based on updated OMB guidance Does this program align with an existing PART program? Y/N Yes Does this program align with an existing CFDA program? Y/N No If it does not correspond to existing PART or CFDA please enter in Program Title Will align with BPA's actual PART program name. 1. Objectives: Program Purpose The Recovery Act provides BPA a new increment of Treasury Borrowing Authority under the

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Evaluation of Fall Chinook and Chum Salmon Spawning below Bonneville Dam; 2003-2004 Annual Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In 2003 a total of 253 adult fall chinook and 113 chum were sampled for biological data in the Ives and Pierce islands area below Bonneville Dam. Vital statistics were developed from 221 fall chinook and 109 chum samples. The peak redd count for fall chinook was 190. The peak redd count for chum was 262. Peak spawning time for fall chinook was set at approximately 24 November. Peak spawning time for chum occurred approximately 24 November. There were estimated to be a total of 1,533 fall chinook spawning below Bonneville Dam in 2003. The study area's 2003 chum population was estimated to be 688 spawning fish. Temperature unit data suggests that below Bonneville Dam 2003 brood bright stock, fall chinook emergence began on January 6, 2004 and ended 28 April 2004, with peak emergence occurring 13 April. 2003 brood juvenile chum emergence below Bonneville Dam began 22 February and continued through 15 April 2004. Peak chum emergence took place 25 March. A total of 25,433 juvenile chinook and 4,864 juvenile chum were sampled between the dates of 20 January and 28 June 2004 below Bonneville Dam. Juvenile chum migrated from the study area in the 40-55 mm fork length range. Migration of chum occurred during the months of March, April and May. Sampling results suggest fall chinook migration from rearing areas took place during the month of June 2004 when juvenile fall chinook were in the 65 to 80 mm fork length size range. Adult and juvenile sampling below Bonneville Dam provided information to assist in determining the stock of fall chinook and chum spawning and rearing below Bonneville Dam. Based on observed spawning times, adult age and sex composition, juvenile emergence timing, juvenile migration timing and juvenile size at the time of migration, it appears that in 2003 all of the fall chinook using the area below Bonneville Dam were of a late-spawning, bright stock. Observed spawning times, adult age and sex composition, GSI and DNA analysis, juvenile emergence timing, juvenile migration timing and juvenile size at the time of migration suggests chum spawning and rearing below Bonneville dam are similar to stocks of chum found in Hamilton and Hardy creek and are part of the Lower Columbia River Chum ESU.

van der Naald, Wayne; Duff, Cameron; Brooks, Robert (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Columbia River Section, John Day, OR)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Fall Chinook and Chum Salmon Spawning below Bonneville Dam; 2002-2003 Annual Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In 2002 a total of 364 adult fall chinook and 472 chum were sampled for biological data in the Ives and Pierce islands area below Bonneville Dam. Vital statistics were developed from 290 fall chinook and 403 chum samples. The peak redd count for fall chinook was 214. The peak redd count for chum was 776. Peak spawning time for fall chinook was set at approximately 15 November. Peak spawning time for chum occurred approximately 6 December. There were estimated to be a total of 1,881 fall chinook spawning below Bonneville Dam in 2002. The study area's 2002 chum population was estimated to be 4,232 spawning fish. Temperature unit data suggests that below Bonneville Dam 2002 brood bright stock, fall chinook emergence began on February 3 2003 and ended 7 May 2003, with peak emergence occurring 20 April. 2002 brood juvenile chum emergence below Bonneville Dam began 27 January and continued through 6 April 2003. Peak chum emergence took place 1 March. A total of 10,925 juvenile chinook and 1,577 juvenile chum were sampled between the dates of 24 January and 21 July 2003 below Bonneville Dam. Juvenile chum migrated from the study area in the 40-55 mm fork length range. Migration of chum occurred during the months of March, April and May. Sampling results suggest fall chinook migration from rearing areas took place during the month of June 2003 when juvenile fall chinook were in the 65 to 80 mm fork length size range. Adult and juvenile sampling below Bonneville Dam provided information to assist in determining the stock of fall chinook and chum spawning and rearing below Bonneville Dam. Based on observed spawning times, adult age and sex composition, juvenile emergence timing, juvenile migration timing and juvenile size at the time of migration, it appears that in 2002 and 2003 the majority of fall chinook using the area below Bonneville Dam were of a late-spawning, bright stock of fall chinook. Observed spawning times, adult age and sex composition, GSI and DNA analysis, juvenile emergence timing, juvenile migration timing and juvenile size at the time of migration suggests chum spawning and rearing below Bonneville dam are similar to stocks of chum found in Hamilton and Hardy creek and are part of the Lower Columbia River Chum ESU.

van der Naald, Wayne; Clark, Roy; Brooks, Robert (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Columbia River Section, John Day, OR)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimating damping effectiveness of BPA`s thyristor controlled series capacitor by applying time and frequency domain methods to measured response  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recently, a 500-kV thyristor controlled series capacitor (TCSC) was installed in the Bonneville Power Administration system in the northwestern US. Extensive field testing has included modulation experiments to determine the effect of the TCSC on low-frequency oscillations. This paper discusses modulation procedures, analysis methods, and results for estimating the damping effectiveness of the TCSC. Modulation methods include driving the TCSC with step and random noise, and analysis techniques include time (Prony analysis) and frequency-domain identification. Results indicate that: (1) the TCSC can have significant impact on system dynamics; and (2) under a very small feedback gain, the TCSC provides measurable added damping.

Trudnowski, D.J.; Donnelly, M.K.; Hauer, J.F. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE/EA-1366; Environmental Assessment Santiam-Bethel Transmission Line Project (09/2001)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Preliminary Environmental Assessment Preliminary Environmental Assessment Santiam-Bethel Transmission Line Project Bonneville Power Administration September 2001 Santiam-Bethel Transmission Line Project Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Name of Proposed Project: Santiam-Bethel Transmission Line Project Abstract: Bonneville Power Administration proposes to rebuild the first 17 miles of the Santiam-Chemawa transmission line from Santiam Substation to the line's connection to Portland General Electric's Bethel Substation. BPA would replace the existing single-circuit 230-kilovolt (kV) line with towers that could support two circuits. The existing line supplies both Bethel Substation and BPA's Chemawa Substation. The new lines would eliminate

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Quantifying the Behavioral Response of Spawning Chum Salmon to Elevated Discharges from Bonneville Dam, Columbia River : Annual Report 2005-2006.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In unimpounded rivers, Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) typically spawn under relatively stable stream flows, with exceptions occurring during periodic precipitation events. In contrast, hydroelectric development has often resulted in an artificial hydrograph characterized by rapid changes in discharge and tailwater elevation that occur on a daily, or even an hourly basis, due to power generation (Cushman 1985; Moog 1993). Consequently, populations of Pacific salmon that are known to spawn in main-stem habitats below hydroelectric dams face the risks of changing habitat suitability, potential redd dewatering, and uncertain spawning success (Hamilton and Buell 1976; Chapman et al. 1986; Dauble et al. 1999; Garland et al. 2003; Connor and Pflug 2004; McMichael et al. 2005). Although the direct effects of a variable hydrograph, such as redd dewatering are apparent, specific effects on spawning behavior remain largely unexplored. Chum salmon (O. keta) that spawn below Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River are particularly vulnerable to the effects of water level fluctuations. Although chum salmon generally spawn in smaller tributaries (Johnson et al. 1997), many fish spawn in main-stem habitats below Bonneville Dam near Ives Island (Tomaro et al. 2007; Figure 1). The primary spawning area near Ives Island is shallow and sensitive to changes in water level caused by hydroelectric power generation at Bonneville Dam. In the past, fluctuating water levels have dewatered redds and changed the amount of available spawning habitat (Garland et al. 2003). To minimize these effects, fishery managers attempt to maintain a stable tailwater elevation at Bonneville Dam of 3.5 m (above mean sea level) during spawning, which ensures adequate water is provided to the primary chum salmon spawning area below the mouth of Hamilton Creek (Figure 1). Given the uncertainty of winter precipitation and water supply, this strategy has been effective at restricting spawning to a specific riverbed elevation and providing minimum spawning flows that have the greatest chance of being maintained through egg incubation and fry emergence. However, managing the lower Columbia River for a stable tailwater elevation does not provide much operational flexibility at Bonneville Dam, which has little storage capacity. When river discharges increase due to rain events, the traditional approach has been to pass excess water at night to maintain stable tailwater elevations during the daytime. The underlying assumption of this strategy, referred to as reverse load following, is that fish do not spawn at night. However, Tiffan et al. (2005) showed that this assumption is false by documenting nighttime spawning by chum salmon in the Ives Island area. Similarly, McMichael et al. (2005) reported nighttime spawning by Chinook salmon (O. tshawytscha) in the Columbia River, indicating that diel spawning may be a common occurrence in Pacific salmon. During the latter portion of the chum spawning period in December 2003 and 2004, discharges from Bonneville Dam increased from an average of 3,398 m3/s (tailwater elevation {approx} 3.5 m above mean sea level) during the day to over 5,664 m3/s (tailwater elevation {approx} 5.1 m) at night, with peak discharges of 7,080 m{sup 3}/s (tailwater elevation {approx} 6.1 m). This caused concern among fishery managers regarding the potential effects of these high discharges on this population of spawning chum salmon, which is listed under the Endangered Species Act (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1999). We hypothesized that increased water velocities associated with elevated tailwaters might alter chum salmon spawning behavior if water velocities at redd locations increased beyond the range of suitability (>0.8 m/s; Salo 1991). In 2005, we investigated the movement and behavioral responses of spawning chum salmon at Ives Island to increased tailwater elevations at Bonneville Dam. We used acoustic telemetry to determine if the higher velocities associated with increased tailwater elevations caused fish to leave their re

Tiffan, Kenneth F.; Haskell, Craig A.; Kock, Tobias J.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Security assessment of power systems including energy storage. Progress report, January 1--March 31, 1978  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Based on system response data provided by the Bonneville Power Administration, it has been confirmed that 10 MW is an adequate capacity for the IC unit which is proposed for supplementary damping of the West Coast intertie, for the degree of damping which BPA considers as adequate. Some preliminary investigations have shown that IC units, with appropriate controls, should be capable of preventing the buildup of torsional oscillations in turbogenerators connected to series compensated transmission lines (subsynchronous resonance). The implementation of an adequate ''white noise'' generator has allowed confirmation of an analog simulation of a power system with load variations. Autocorrelation estimates of signals measured on this simulation indicate that machine rotor angle dynamics should be readily identifiable, but dynamics due to exciters and governors are probably not identifiable. Likelihood functions (as a weighted sum of squares of residuals produced by a Kalman filter) appear to attain maximum value for the ''true'' parameters of the system, but the computational burden of doing dynamic estimation in a point estimation problem is prohibitive. The use of canonical forms for system linearized dynamics is being investigated, with the prospect of formulating point estimation type algorithms.

Carroll, D.P.; Triezenberg, D.M.

1978-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Evaluation of a Behavioral Guidance Structure at Bonneville Dam Second Powerhouse including Passage Survival of Juvenile Salmon and Steelhead using Acoustic Telemetry, 2008  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Summarizes research conducted at Bonneville Dam in 2008 to evaluate a prototype Behavioral Guidance Structure, that was deployed by the US Army Corps of Engineers in an effort to increase survival of outmigrating smolts at Bonneville Dam.

Faber, Derrek M.; Ploskey, Gene R.; Weiland, Mark A.; Deng, Zhiqun; Hughes, James S.; McComas, Roy L.; Kim, Jina; Townsend, R. L.; Fu, Tao; Skalski, J. R.; Fischer, Eric S.

2010-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

289

Maintaining electric power system performance: Preparing for the year 2020: Research needs  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The US electric power delivery system will undergo dramatic changes between now and the year 2020. Without an aggressive research and development (R&D) program to develop and integrate new technologies, a substantial mismatch could develop between the system`s performance and the public`s expectations for a stable, reliable source of energy. This report provides a perspective on the future US electrical power delivery system and outlines the major issues for R&D support that will be required to maintain the performance of the system successfully through the year 2020. To define the R&D needs in the electric utility sector, the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Management under the Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy, in participation with the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), met with electric utility industry leaders in Denver, Colorado, on March 19 and 20, 1990. The major areas that require increased R&D in order to meet the challenges of system needs by the year 2020 include the following: Effects of exposure to electric and magnetic fields (EMFs), real-time power system control, higher-capacity transmission options, high capacity power electronics, and energy storage. An electric energy delivery system that reliably supplies sufficient electric power at the lowest possible cost to meet the nation`s needs is vital to the economic health of the US. In order to meet the challenges facing the national supply and delivery of electric power in the future, all parties concerned with the R&D of supply and delivery technologies for electric energy must cooperate and must seek to leverage the limited funds available.

Dale, S.J.; Stovall, J.P. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Klein, K.W. [Energetics, Inc., Washington, DC (United States)

1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Maintaining electric power system performance: Preparing for the year 2020: Research needs  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The US electric power delivery system will undergo dramatic changes between now and the year 2020. Without an aggressive research and development (R D) program to develop and integrate new technologies, a substantial mismatch could develop between the system's performance and the public's expectations for a stable, reliable source of energy. This report provides a perspective on the future US electrical power delivery system and outlines the major issues for R D support that will be required to maintain the performance of the system successfully through the year 2020. To define the R D needs in the electric utility sector, the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Management under the Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy, in participation with the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), met with electric utility industry leaders in Denver, Colorado, on March 19 and 20, 1990. The major areas that require increased R D in order to meet the challenges of system needs by the year 2020 include the following: Effects of exposure to electric and magnetic fields (EMFs), real-time power system control, higher-capacity transmission options, high capacity power electronics, and energy storage. An electric energy delivery system that reliably supplies sufficient electric power at the lowest possible cost to meet the nation's needs is vital to the economic health of the US. In order to meet the challenges facing the national supply and delivery of electric power in the future, all parties concerned with the R D of supply and delivery technologies for electric energy must cooperate and must seek to leverage the limited funds available.

Dale, S.J.; Stovall, J.P. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)); Klein, K.W. (Energetics, Inc., Washington, DC (United States))

1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Initial Northwest Power Act Power Sales Contracts : Final Environmental Impact Statement. Volume 1, Environmental Analysis.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This is volume 1 of the final environmental impact statement of the Bonneville Power Administration Information is included on the following: Purpose of and need for action; alternatives including the proposed action; affected environment; and environmental consequences.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Influence of river level on temperature and hydraulic gradients in chum and fall Chinook salmon spawning areas downstream of Bonneville Dam, Columbia River  

SciTech Connect

Chum (Oncorhynchus keta) and fall Chinook (O. tshawytscha) salmon segregate spatially during spawning in the Ives Island side channel of the lower Columbia River downstream from Bonneville Dam. Previous research during one spawning season (2000) suggested that these species selected spawning habitats based on differences in hyporheic temperature and vertical hydraulic gradient (VHG) with the river. In this study, we confirmed the spatial segregation of spawning based on hyporheic characteristics over four years (2001–2004) and examined the effects of load-following operations (power generation to meet short-term electrical demand) at Bonneville Dam on hyporheic function and characteristics. We found that during the study period, hyporheic temperature and VHG in chum salmon spawning areas were highly variable during periods of load-following operation when river levels fluctuated. In contrast, hyporheic water temperature and VHG within chum spawning areas fluctuated less when river levels were not changing due to load-following operation. Variable temperature and VHG could affect chum and fall Chinook salmon spawning segregation and incubation success by altering the cues each species uses to select redd sites. Alterations in site selection would result in a breakdown in the spatial segregation of spawning between chum and fall Chinook salmon, which would expose earlier spawning fall Chinook eggs to a greater risk of dislodgement from later spawning chum salmon. Additional research will be required to fully assess the effects of load-following operations on the hyporheic environment and spawning and incubation success of chum and fall Chinook salmon downstream from Bonneville Dam.

Geist, David R.; Arntzen, Evan V.; Murray, Christopher J.; McGrath, Kathy; Bott, Yi-Ju; Hanrahan, Timothy P.

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Bonneville Seabase Scuba Dive Pool Pool & Spa Low Temperature Geothermal  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Seabase Scuba Dive Pool Pool & Spa Low Temperature Geothermal Seabase Scuba Dive Pool Pool & Spa Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Bonneville Seabase Scuba Dive Pool Pool & Spa Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility Bonneville Seabase Scuba Dive Pool Sector Geothermal energy Type Pool and Spa Location Grantsville, Utah Coordinates 40.5999425°, -112.4643988° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

294

CX-009784: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

784: Categorical Exclusion Determination 784: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009784: Categorical Exclusion Determination Bertelsen Substation Metering Panel Segment Addition CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 12/31/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and EWEB have developed a joint plan to add another BPA metering panel segment to the existing BPA Meter Rack at EWEB's Bertelsen Substation to meter the new EWEB Bertelsen-Seneca 115-kV tie line. BPA would design, fabricate, install, and test the new bidirectional meter panel segment to add to the existing BPA metering rack. BPA, at BPA's expense, will own, operate, and maintain the equipment and facilities installed. No ground disturbance or alteration to control house would occur.

295

Evaluation of Fall Chinook and Chum Salmon Spawning below Bonneville, The Dalles, John Day, and McNary Dams; 2000-2001 Annual Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes work conducted by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) from 1 October 2000 to 30 September 2001. The work is part of studies to evaluate spawning of fall chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and chum salmon (O. keta) below the four lowermost Columbia River dams under the Bonneville Power Administration's Project 99-003. The purpose of this project is twofold: (1) Document the existence of fall chinook and chum populations spawning below Bonneville Dam (river mile (RM) 145), The Dalles Dam (RM 192), John Day Dam (RM 216), and McNary Dam (RM 292) (Figure 1) and estimate the size of these populations. (2) Profile stocks for important population characteristics; including spawning time, genetic make-up, emergence timing, migration size and timing, and juvenile to adult survival rates. Specific tasks conducted by ODFW and WDFW during this period were: (1) Documentation of fall chinook and chum spawning below Bonneville, The Dalles, John Day and McNary dams using on-water observations; (2) Collection of biological data to profile stocks in areas described in Task 1; (3) Determination of spawning population estimates and age composition, average size at return, and sex ratios in order to profile stocks in areas described in Task 1; (4) Collection of data to determine stock origin of adult salmon found in areas described in Task 1; (5) Determination of possible stock origins of adult salmon found in areas described in Task 1 using tag rates based on coded-wire tag recoveries and genetic baseline analysis; (6) Determination of emergence timing and hatching rate of juvenile fall chinook and chum below Bonneville Dam; (7) Determination of migration time and size for juvenile fall chinook and chum rearing in the area described in Task 6; (8) Investigation of feasibility of determining stock composition of juvenile fall chinook and chum rearing in the area described in Task 6; (9) Documentation of entrapment in low-lying areas of juvenile fall chinook and chum rearing in the area described in Task 6; and (10) Investigation of feasibility of determining juvenile to adult survival rate from coded-wire tagged juvenile fall chinook captured and tagged in the area described in Task 6.

van der Naald, Wayne; Clark, Roy; Spellman, Bryant (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Portland, OR)

2002-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

296

Evaluation of Fall Chinook and Chum Salmon below Bonneville, The Dalles, John Day and McNary Dams; 1998-1999 Annual Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes work conducted by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) from 1 October 1998 to 30 September 1999. The work is part of studies to evaluate spawning of fall chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and chum salmon (O. keta) below the four lowermost Columbia River dams under the Bonneville Power Administration's Project 99-003. The purpose of this project is twofold: (1) Document the existence of fall chinook and chum populations spawning below Bonneville Dam (river mile (RM) 145), The Dalles Dam (RM 192), John Day Dam (RM 216), and McNary Dam (RM 292) (Figure 1) and estimate the size of these populations; and (2) Profile stocks for important population characteristics; including spawning time, genetic make-up, emergence timing, migration size and timing, and juvenile to adult survival rates. Specific tasks conducted by ODFW and WDFW during this period were: (1) Documentation of fall chinook and chum spawning below Bonneville, The Dalles, John Day and McNary dams using on-water observations; (2) Collection of biological data to profile stocks in areas described in Task 1; (3) Determination of spawning population estimates and age composition, average size at return, and sex ratios in order to profile stocks in areas described in Task 1; (4) Collection of data to determine stock origin of adult salmon found in areas described in Task 1; (5) Determination of possible stock origins of adult salmon found in areas described in Task 1 using tag rates based on coded-wire tag recoveries and genetic baseline analysis; (6) Determination of emergence timing and hatching rate of juvenile fall chinook and chum below Bonneville Dam; (7) Determination of migration time and size for juvenile fall chinook and chum rearing in the area described in Task 6; (8) Investigation of feasibility of determining stock composition of juvenile fall chinook and chum rearing in the area described in Task 6; (9) Documentation of stranding and entrapment in low-lying areas of juvenile fall chinook and chum rearing in the area described in Task 6; and (10) Investigation of feasibility of coded-wire tagging juvenile fall chinook captured in the area described in Task 6 to determine juvenile to adult survival rate.

van der Naald, Wayne; Clark, Roy; Spellman, Bryant

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

The DOE Wide Area Measurement System (WAMS) Project: Demonstration of dynamic information technology for the future power system  

SciTech Connect

In 1989 the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) joined the US Department of Energy (DOE) in an assessment of longer-term research and development needs for future electric power system operation. The effort produced a progressively sharper vision of a future power system in which enhanced control and operation are the primary means for serving new customer demands, in an environment where increased competition, a wider range of services and vendors, and much narrower operating margins all contribute to increased system efficiencies and capacity. Technology and infrastructure for real time access to wide area dynamic information were identified as critical path elements in realizing that vision. In 1995 the DOE accordingly launched the Wide Area Measurement System (WAMS) Project jointly with the two Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs) to address these issues in a practical operating environment--the western North America power system. The Project draws upon many years of PMA effort and related collaboration among the western utilities, plus an expanding infrastructure that includes regionally involved contractors, universities, and National Laboratories plus linkages to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). The WAMS project also brings added focus and resources to the evolving Western System Dynamic Information Network, or WesDINet. This is a collective response of the Western Systems Coordinating Council (WSCC) member utilities to their shared needs for direct information about power system characteristics, model fidelity, and operational performance. The WAMS project is a key source of the technology and backbone communications needed to make WesDINet a well integrated, cost effective enterprise network demonstrating the role of dynamic information technology in the emerging utility environment.

Mittelstadt, W.A. [USDOE Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR (United States); Krause, P.E.; Wilson, R.E. [USDOE Western Area Power Administration, Golden, CO (United States); Overholt, P.N. [USDOE, Washington, DC (United States); Sobajic, D.J. [Electric Power Research Inst., Palo Alto, CA (United States); Hauer, J.F. [Pacific Northwest National Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Rizy, D.T. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Total Dissolved Gas Monitoring in Chum Salmon Spawning Gravels Below Bonneville Dam  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

At the request of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Portland District), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted research to determine whether total dissolved gas concentrations are elevated in chum salmon redds during spring spill operations at Bonneville Dam. The study involved monitoring the total dissolved gas levels at egg pocket depth and in the river at two chum salmon spawning locations downstream from Bonneville Dam. Dissolved atmospheric gas supersaturation generated by spill from Bonneville Dam may diminish survival of chum (Oncorhynchus keta) salmon when sac fry are still present in the gravel downstream from Bonneville Dam. However, no previous work has been conducted to determine whether total dissolved gas (TDG) levels are elevated during spring spill operations within incubation habitats. The guidance used by hydropower system managers to provide protection for pre-emergent chum salmon fry has been to limit TDG to 105% after allowing for depth compensation. A previous literature review completed in early 2006 shows that TDG levels as low as 103% have been documented to cause mortality in sac fry. Our study measured TDG in the incubation environment to evaluate whether these levels were exceeded during spring spill operations. Total dissolved gas levels were measured within chum salmon spawning areas near Ives Island and Multnomah Falls on the Columbia River. Water quality sensors screened at egg pocket depth and to the river were installed at both sites. At each location, we also measured dissolved oxygen, temperature, specific conductance, and water depth to assist with the interpretation of TDG results. Total dissolved gas was depth-compensated to determine when levels were high enough to potentially affect sac fry. This report provides detailed descriptions of the two study sites downstream of Bonneville Dam, as well as the equipment and procedures employed to monitor the TDG levels at the study sites. Results of the monitoring at both sites are then presented in both text and graphics. The findings and recommendations for further research are discussed, followed by a listing of the references cited in the report.

Arntzen, Evan V.; Geist, David R.; Panther, Jennifer L.; Dawley, Earl

2007-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

299

CX-009196: Categorical Exclusion Determination  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Proposed Sale of Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Fee Owned Property to Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) for Interstate On and Off Ramps CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 10/01/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

300

Empirical impact evaluation of the energy savings resulting from BPA's Stage II irrigation system retrofit program: Final report  

SciTech Connect

This report documents the results of an evaluation of the impacts on irrigation system energy consumption of conservation measures installed under the Bonneville Power Administration's Stage II retrofit program. Historical billing data and other farm records provided the basis for this evaluation. A number of different statistical techniques were used to estimate the actual energy savings resulting from the Stage II conservation measures. Results of the study reveal that the methodology used in predicting energy savings resulting from the Stage II program is accurate. The basis for energy savings predictions in the Stage II program are changes in brake horsepower, and, in this study, a 1% change in brake horsepower was found to result in slightly more than a 1% change in energy consumption. Overall, Stage II program conservation measures were found to reduce irrigation system energy use by an average of 34%. The average costs of obtaining these savings were 6 mills (.6 cents) per kWh saved.

Harrer, B.J.; Tawil, J.W.; Lyke, A.J.; Nieves, L.A.; Edin, E.S.; Bailey, B.M.

1987-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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301

Advanced Techniques for Power System Identification from Measured Data  

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Time-synchronized measurements provide rich information for estimating a power-system's electromechanical modal properties via advanced signal processing. This information is becoming critical for the improved operational reliability of interconnected grids. A given mode's properties are described by its frequency, damping, and shape. Modal frequencies and damping are useful indicators of power-system stress, usually declining with increased load or reduced grid capacity. Mode shape provides critical information for operational control actions. This project investigated many advanced techniques for power system identification from measured data focusing on mode frequency and damping ratio estimation. Investigators from the three universities coordinated their effort with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Significant progress was made on developing appropriate techniques for system identification with confidence intervals and testing those techniques on field measured data and through simulation. Experimental data from the western area power system was provided by PNNL and Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) for both ambient conditions and for signal injection tests. Three large-scale tests were conducted for the western area in 2005 and 2006. Measured field PMU (Phasor Measurement Unit) data was provided to the three universities. A 19-machine simulation model was enhanced for testing the system identification algorithms. Extensive simulations were run with this model to test the performance of the algorithms. University of Wyoming researchers participated in four primary activities: (1) Block and adaptive processing techniques for mode estimation from ambient signals and probing signals, (2) confidence interval estimation, (3) probing signal design and injection method analysis, and (4) performance assessment and validation from simulated and field measured data. Subspace based methods have been use to improve previous results from block processing techniques. Bootstrap techniques have been developed to estimate confidence intervals for the electromechanical modes from field measured data. Results were obtained using injected signal data provided by BPA. A new probing signal was designed that puts more strength into the signal for a given maximum peak to peak swing. Further simulations were conducted on a model based on measured data and with the modifications of the 19-machine simulation model. Montana Tech researchers participated in two primary activities: (1) continued development of the 19-machine simulation test system to include a DC line; and (2) extensive simulation analysis of the various system identification algorithms and bootstrap techniques using the 19 machine model. Researchers at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks focused on the development and testing of adaptive filter algorithms for mode estimation using data generated from simulation models and on data provided in collaboration with BPA and PNNL. There efforts consist of pre-processing field data, testing and refining adaptive filter techniques (specifically the Least Mean Squares (LMS), the Adaptive Step-size LMS (ASLMS), and Error Tracking (ET) algorithms). They also improved convergence of the adaptive algorithms by using an initial estimate from block processing AR method to initialize the weight vector for LMS. Extensive testing was performed on simulated data from the 19 machine model. This project was also extensively involved in the WECC (Western Electricity Coordinating Council) system wide tests carried out in 2005 and 2006. These tests involved injecting known probing signals into the western power grid. One of the primary goals of these tests was the reliable estimation of electromechanical mode properties from measured PMU data. Applied to the system were three types of probing inputs: (1) activation of the Chief Joseph Dynamic Brake, (2) mid-level probing at the Pacific DC Intertie (PDCI), and (3) low-level probing on the PDCI. The Chief Joseph Dynamic Brake is a 1400 MW disturbance to the system and is injected for a ha

Pierre, John W.; Wies, Richard; Trudnowski, Daniel

2008-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

302

Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration Delivery of the Canadian Entitlement  

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349 349 Federal Register / Vol. 64, No. 75 / Tuesday, April 20, 1999 / Notices which is available free at either of the preceding sites. If you have questions about using the pdf, call the U.S. Government Printing officer toll free at 1-888-293-6498. Note: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 7131. Dated: April 16, 1999. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 84.184H Office of Elementary and Secondary Education-Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities National Programs-Federal Activities -State and Regional Coalition Grant Competition to Prevent High-Risk Drinking Among College Students) Judith Johnson, Acting Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. 99-10025 Filed 4-19-99; 8:45 am]

303

EIS-0312: Notice of Availability of the Bonneville Power Administration Administrator's Record of Decision  

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Columbia Basin Fish Accords Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Kalispel Tribe on Columbia Basin Fish Accords

304

Distribution of Extreme Winds in the Bonneville Power Administration Service Area  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Annual extreme 1 min wind speeds at 78 Pacific Northwest locations were analyzed using the Fisher-Tippet type II extreme value function. From computed mean recurrence intervals, we could easily determine the wind speed likely to recur in a ...

J. William Wantz; Robert E. Sinclair

1981-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Bonneville Power Administration Fish and Wildlife Implementation Plan, October 23, 1999  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

488 488 Federal Register / Vol. 64, No. 202 / Wednesday, October 20, 1999 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office Performance Review Board AGENCY: Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. ACTION: Announcement of membership of the Patent and Trademark Office Performance Review Board. SUMMARY: In conformance with the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), the Patent and Trademark Office announces the appointment of persons to serve as members of its Performance Review Board. ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Director, Office of Human Resources, Patent and Trademark Office, One Crystal Park, Suite 707, Washington, DC 20231. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alethea Long-Green at the above address or telephone (703) 305-8062. SUPPLEMENTARY

306

2007-2008 Annual Progress Report for BPA Grant Exp Restore Walla Walla River Flow  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

WWBWC and its partners have been working on a wide variety of conservation and aquifer recharge related activities including: monitoring groundwater and surface water conditions, creating a geospatial database for the Walla Walla River valley (project focal area), expanding aquifer recharge testing at the HBDIC site and conducting an extensive outreach/education program by which to share the information, ideas and potential solutions to our current water management issues in this basin. This report is an outline of those activities and is accompanied by individual program-component (attached as appendices) reports for the areas that BPA is assisting to fund these on-the-ground projects along with the innovative research and monitoring being done to further aquifer recharge as a water management tool for the Pacific Northwest.

Bower, Bob [WWBWC (Walla Walla Basin Watershed Council)

2009-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

307

Lakeview Light and Power - Energy Smart Grocer Rebate Program | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lakeview Light and Power - Energy Smart Grocer Rebate Program Lakeview Light and Power - Energy Smart Grocer Rebate Program Lakeview Light and Power - Energy Smart Grocer Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Manufacturing Sealing Your Home Windows, Doors, & Skylights Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Other Program Info Funding Source Lakeview Light and Power and Bonneville Power Administration State District of Columbia Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Varies by technology Provider Lakeview Light and Power Lakeview Light and Power, in association with the Bonneville Power Administration, offers the Energy Smart Program through which grocery

308

Survival of Juvenile Chinook Salmon Passing the Bonneville Dam Spillway in 2007  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District (CENWP) funds numerous evaluations of fish passage and survival on the Columbia River. In 2007, the CENWP asked Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to conduct an acoustic telemetry study to estimate the survival of juvenile Chinook salmon passing the spillway at Bonneville Dam. This report documents the study results which are intended to be used to improve the conditions juvenile anadromous fish experience when passing through the dams that the Corps operates on the river.

Ploskey, Gene R.; Weiland, Mark A.; Hughes, James S.; Zimmerman, Shon A.; Durham, Robin E.; Fischer, Eric S.; Kim, Jina; Townsend, R. L.; Skalski, J. R.; Buchanan, Rebecca A.; McComas, Roy L.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Survival Rates of Juvenile Salmonids Passing Through the Bonneville Dam and Spillway in 2008  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes a 2008 acoustic telemetry survival study conducted by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The study estimated the survival of juvenile Chinook salmon and steelhead passing Bonneville Dam (BON) and its spillway. Of particular interest was the relative survival of smolts detected passing through end spill bays 1-3 and 16-18, which had deep flow deflectors immediately downstream of spill gates, versus survival of smolts passing middle spill bays 4-15, which had shallow flow deflectors.

Ploskey, Gene R.; Weiland, Mark A.; Faber, Derrek M.; Deng, Zhiqun; Johnson, Gary E.; Hughes, James S.; Zimmerman, Shon A.; Monter, Tyrell J.; Cushing, Aaron W.; Wilberding, Matthew C.; Durham, Robin E.; Townsend, R. L.; Skalski, J. R.; Buchanan, Rebecca A.; Kim, Jina; Fischer, Eric S.; Meyer, Matthew M.; McComas, Roy L.; Everett, Jason

2009-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

310

Watershed Management Program Record of Decision; 28Aug1997  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Watershed Management Program Watershed Management Program Record of Decision SUMMARY Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to adopt a set of prescriptions (goals, strategies, and procedural requirements) that apply to future BPA-funded watershed management projects. Various sources-including Indian tribes, state agencies, property owners, private conservation groups, or other Federal agencies-propose watershed management projects to the Northwest Power Planning Council (Council) for BPA funding. Following independent scientific and public reviews, the Council then selects projects to recommend for BPA funding. BPA adopts this set of prescriptions to standardize the planning and implementation of individual watershed management programs and projects. This decision is based on consideration of

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Final Draft Strategic Marketing Plan.  

SciTech Connect

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has developed a marketing plan to define how BPA can be viable and competitive in the future, a result important to BPA`s customers and constituents. The Marketing Plan represents the preferred customer outcomes, marketplace achievements, and competitive advantage required to accomplish the Vision and the Strategic Business Objectives of the agency. The Marketing Plan contributes to successful implementation of BPA`s Strategic Business Objectives (SBOs) by providing common guidance to organizations and activities throughout the agency responsible for (1) planning, constructing, operating, and maintaining the Federal Columbia River Power System; (2) conducting business with BPA`s customers; and (3) providing required internal support services.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Wildlife Mitigation Program Record of Decision; 06April1997  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Wildlife Mitigation Program Record of Decision Wildlife Mitigation Program Record of Decision SUMMARY Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to adopt a set of prescriptions (goals, strategies, and procedural requirements) that apply to future BPA-funded wildlife mitigation projects. Various sourcesincluding Indian tribes, state agencies, property owners, private conservation groups, or other Federal agenciespropose wildlife mitigation projects to the Northwest Power Planning Council (Council) for BPA funding. Following independent scientific and public reviews, Council then selects projects to recommend for BPA funding. BPA adopts this set of prescriptions to standardize the planning and implementation of individual wildlife mitigation projects. This decision is based on consideration of potential environmental

313

CX-002768: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2768: Categorical Exclusion Determination 2768: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002768: Categorical Exclusion Determination Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Puget Sound Energy, Inc. (PSE) Electricity Transmission Transfer Agreement CX(s) Applied: B4.8 Date: 06/09/2010 Location(s): Portland, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to enter into a new electricity transmission transfer agreement with Puget Sound Energy, Inc. (PSE). This proposed agreement is settlement for energy losses at the Quilcene Substation for December 2005 through January 2007. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-002768.pdf More Documents & Publications CX-003091: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000011: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001184

314

Microsoft Word - FIA-12-0012 et al.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Another Way BPA ) Another Way BPA ) ) Case Nos.: FIA-12-0012 Filing Date: March 26, 2012 ) FIA-12-0013 ) FIA-12-0014 ___________________________________ ) Issued: April 20, 2012 _______________ Decision and Order _______________ On March 26, 2012, Another Way BPA filed appeals from three determinations issued to it on March 8, 2012, by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). In those determinations, BPA responded to requests for documents that Another Way BPA filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552, as implemented by the DOE in 10 C.F.R. Part 1004. In response to each of the three requests, BPA located numerous documents responsive to Another Way BPA's requests. BPA identified and released a number

315

Business Plan : Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Volume 2, Appendices.  

SciTech Connect

This document contains the appendices for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Business Plan: Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Included are: BPA products and services; Rate design; Methodology and assumptions for numerical analysis; Retail utility operations; Comments and responses to the draft business plan EIS.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Evaluation of Behavioral Guidance Structure on Juvenile Salmonid Passage and Survival at Bonneville Dam in 2009  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted an acoustic-telemetry study at Bonneville Dam in 2009 to evaluate the effects of a behavioral guidance structure (BGS) in the Bonneville Dam second powerhouse forebay on fish passage and survival through the second powerhouse (B2), the dam as a whole, and through the first powerhouse and spillway combined. The BGS was deployed to increase the survival of fish passing through B2 by increasing the percentage of outmigrating smolts entering the B2 Corner Collector (B2CC)—a surface flow outlet known to be a relatively benign route for downstream passage at this dam. The study relied on releases of live Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System tagged smolts in the Columbia River and used acoustic telemetry to evaluate the approach, passage, and survival of passing juvenile salmon. Study results indicated that having turbine 11 in service is important for providing flow conditions that are comparable to those observed in pre-BGS years (2004 and 2005) and in 2008. This study supports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continual effort to improve conditions for juvenile anadromous fish passing through Columbia River dams.

Faber, Derrek M.; Ploskey, Gene R.; Weiland, Mark A.; Deng, Zhiqun; Hughes, James S.; Kim, Jin A.; Fu, Tao; Fischer, Eric S.; Monter, Tyrell J.; Skalski, J. R.

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

(DOE/EIS-0285/SA-122): Supplement Analysis for the Transmission System Vegetation Management Program FEIS 2/19/03  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CSB-2 CSB-2 SUBJECT: Supplement Analysis for the Transmission System Vegetation Management Program FEIS (DOE/EIS-0285/SA-122- Bonneville-Alcoa Ed Tompkins, TFO/LMT Proposed Action: Vegetation Management for the Bonneville-Alcoa 115kV transmission line Location: The project is located in the BPA Olympia Region in Skamania and Clark Counties, Washington. Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Description of the Proposal: BPA proposes to remove unwanted vegetation along the right-of- way, along access roads and around tower structures along the subject transmission line corridor that may impede the operation and maintenance of the identified transmission lines. All work will be in accordance with the National Electrical Safety Code and BPA standards. BPA plans

318

Document  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

91 Federal Register 91 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 39 / Monday, March 2, 2009 / Notices Counsel, LP-7, Bonneville Power Administration, P.O. Box 3621, Portland, OR 97208-3621; via e-mail at pjburger@bpa.gov; or by telephone at 503-230-4148. Mr. Bennett may be contacted as follows: by U.S. Mail at Mr. Barry Bennett, Office of General Counsel, LC-7, Bonneville Power Administration, P.O. Box 3621, Portland, OR 97208-3621; via e-mail at bbennett@bpa.gov; or by telephone at 503-230-4053. Issued this 20 day of February, 2009. Stephen J. Wright, Administrator and Chief Executive Officer. [FR Doc. E9-4323 Filed 2-27-09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450-01-P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Bonneville Power Administration Lyle Falls Fish Passage Project AGENCY: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Department of

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CX-005418: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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18: Categorical Exclusion Determination 18: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-005418: Categorical Exclusion Determination Birch Creek Radio Tower CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 03/07/2011 Location(s): Bonneville County, Idaho Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is proposing to install a new 50-foot radio tower within the existing Birch Creek Radio Station property in order to communicate with Utah Associated Municipal Power System?s (UAMPS) new 100-megawatt Horse Butte Wind Power Generating Facility. BPA would also install telemetry and communication equipment within UAMPS?s Horse Butte control house. Electrical generation produced from the Horse Butte Wind project would interconnect into BPA?s transmission system via a tap between towers 31/6 and 31/7 of BPA?s Palisades-Goshen 115-kilovolt transmission

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Evaluation of the Fish Passage Effectiveness of the Bonneville I Prototype Surface Collector using Three-Dimensional Ultrasonic Fish Tracking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes tests conducted at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the spring of 2000 using three-dimensional acoustic telemetry and computational fluid dynamics hydraulic modeling to observe the response of outmigrating juvenile steelhead and yearling chinook to a prototype surface collector installed at the Powerhouse. The study described in this report was one of several conducted for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prepare a decision document on which of two bypass methods: surface flow bypass or extended-length submersible bar screens to use to help smolts pass around Bonneville dams without going through the turbines.

Faber, Derrek M.; Weiland, Mark A.; Moursund, Robert; Carlson, Thomas J.; Adams, Noah; Rhondorf, D.

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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321

Monitoring and Evaluation of the Prototype Surface Collector at Bonneville First Powerhouse in 2000: Synthesis of Results  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes research done to evaluate the Prototype Surface Collector at Bonneville Dam, Powerhouse I, on the Columbia River. The surface collector is being evaluated as a means for bringing downstream migrating salmon and steelhead through the powerhouse while avoiding the turbines. The report describes evaluations conducted by PNNL, National Marine Fisheries Service, and various contractors using radio telemetry, hydroacoustics, and computational fluid dynamics models. The evaluation will provide information to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for their 2001 decision on whether to use surface flow bypass or extended-length submersible bar screens for long-term smolt passage at Bonneville Dam.

Carlson, Thomas J

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

OE Recovery Act News  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

news Office of Electricity Delivery & news Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 202-586-1411 en BPA Wins Platts Global Energy Award for Grid Optimization http://energy.gov/oe/articles/bpa-wins-platts-global-energy-award-grid-optimization bpa-wins-platts-global-energy-award-grid-optimization" class="title-link">BPA Wins Platts Global Energy Award for Grid Optimization

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Wildlife Impact Assessment : Bonneville, McNary, The Dalles, and John Day Projects.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Habitat Evaluation Procedures (HEP) were used to evaluate pre- and post-construction habitat conditions of the US Army Corps of Engineers Bonneville project in Oregon and Washington. The project directly impacted 20,749 acres of wildlife habitat. Seven evaluation species were selected with losses and gains expressed in Habitat Units (HU's). One HU is equivalent to 1 acre of prime habitat. The evaluation estimated a gain of 2671 HU's of lesser scaup wintering habitat. Losses of 4300 HU's of great blue heron habitat, 2443 HU's of Canada goose habitat, 2767 HU's of spotted sandpiper habitat, 163 HU's of yellow warbler habitat, 1022 HU's black-capped chickadee habitat, and 1622 HU's of mink habitat occurred as a result of the project. This amounts to a total combined loss of 12,317 HU's. 18 refs., 1 fig., 4 tabs.

Rasmussen, Larry; Wright, Patrick

1990-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Synthesis of Biological Reports on Juvenile Fish Passage and Survival at Bonneville Dam through 2005  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes a review of available literature on juvenile salmonid passage at Bonneville Dam from 1939 through 2005. Studies of interest included project-wide fish-passage efficiency (FPE) studies by radio telemetry and fixed-aspect hydroacoustics, fish survival studies (direct and indirect), FGE studies, powerhouse and unit (by netting, hydroacoustics, and radio telemetry), predation studies in the forebay and tailrace, behavioral studies on forebay approach and egress, and surface-bypass studies. The FPE effort will include a review of available distribution data (horizontal, diel, and vertical) for juvenile salmon. This study does not repeat the results of previous review and synthesis studies but cites them. Where no previous review exists for a subject area, all reports were reviewed and synthesized. The report includes an annotated bibliography summarizing each of the documents reviewed and a DVD disk containing all of the original papers and reports along with an HTML index to the documents.

Ploskey, Gene R.; Johnson, Gary E.; Giorgi, Albert E.; Johnson, Richard L.; Stevenson, John R.; Schilt, Carl R.; Johnson, Peter N.; Patterson, Deborah S.

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Survival and Passage of Juvenile Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Passing Through Bonneville Dam, 2010  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and subcontractors conducted an acoustic-telemetry study of juvenile salmonid fish passage and survival at Bonneville Dam in 2010. The study was conducted to assess the readiness of the monitoring system for official compliance studies under the 2008 Biological Opinion and Fish Accords and to assess performance measures including route-specific fish passage proportions, travel times, and survival based upon a single-release model. This also was the last year of evaluation of effects of a behavioral guidance device installed in the Powerhouse 2 forebay. The study relied on releases of live Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System tagged smolts in the Columbia River and used acoustic telemetry to evaluate the approach, passage, and survival of passing juvenile salmon. This study supports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continual effort to improve conditions for juvenile anadromous fish passing through Columbia River dams.

Ploskey, Gene R.; Weiland, Mark A.; Hughes, James S.; Woodley, Christa M.; Deng, Zhiqun; Carlson, Thomas J.; Kim, Jin A.; Royer, Ida M.; Batten, George W.; Cushing, Aaron W.; Carpenter, Scott M.; Etherington, D. J.; Faber, Derrek M.; Fischer, Eric S.; Fu, Tao; Hennen, Matthew J.; Mitchell, T. D.; Monter, Tyrell J.; Skalski, J. R.; Townsend, Richard L.; Zimmerman, Shon A.

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Survival and Passage of Juvenile Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Passing through Bonneville Dam, 2010  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and subcontractors conducted an acoustic-telemetry study of juvenile salmonid fish passage and survival at Bonneville Dam in 2010. The study was conducted to assess the readiness of the monitoring system for official compliance studies under the 2008 Biological Opinion and Fish Accords and to assess performance measures including route-specific fish passage proportions, travel times, and survival based upon a single-release model. This also was the last year of evaluation of effects of a behavioral guidance device installed in the Powerhouse 2 forebay. The study relied on releases of live Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System tagged smolts in the Columbia River and used acoustic telemetry to evaluate the approach, passage, and survival of passing juvenile salmon. This study supports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continual effort to improve conditions for juvenile anadromous fish passing through Columbia River dams.

Ploskey, Gene R.; Weiland, Mark A.; Hughes, James S.; Woodley, Christa M.; Deng, Zhiqun; Carlson, Thomas J.; Kim, Jin A.; Royer, Ida M.; Batten, George W.; Cushing, Aaron W.; Carpenter, Scott M.; Etherington, D. J.; Faber, Derrek M.; Fischer, Eric S.; Fu, Tao; Hennen, Matthew J.; Mitchell, Tyler; Monter, Tyrell J.; Skalski, John R.; Townsend, Richard L.; Zimmerman, Shon A.

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Hydroacoustic Evaluation of Fish-Passage Efficiency at Bonneville Dam in 2001  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requested that scientists with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) conduct the hydroacoustic fish-passage studies described in this report. The ERDC also contracted with MEVATEC Corporation and Dyntel to provide staff ranging from scientists to technicians for the study. This study supports the Portland-District goal of maximizing fish passage efficiency (FPE) and obtaining 95% survival for juvenile salmon passing the Bonneville Project. This report presents results of two hydroacoustic studies of juvenile salmonids. One was a Project-wide study of fish-passage efficiency, and the other was more narrowly focused upon the approach, vertical distribution, and fish-guidance efficiency (FGE) of fish at Unit 15, where the Portland District extensively modified the gatewell and vertical barrier screen to improve gatewell flow and FGE. The goal of the larger of the two studies was to provide project-wide estimates of FPE, spill efficiency, and spill effectiveness for run-of-river fish passing the Bonneville Project during the 2001 out-migration. This type of study also provides estimates of the horizontal, vertical, and diel distributions of fish passage and FGE by turbine unit. These data will provide a baseline for evaluating the performance of future management efforts to improve juvenile fish passage. The goal of the second study was to assess the effect of gatewell and vertical-barrier-screen modifications on the FGE of Unit 15.

Ploskey, Gene R.; Schilt, Carl R.; Hanks, Michael E.; Johnson, Peter N.; Kim, Jina; Skalski, John R.; Patterson, Deborah S.; Nagy, William T.; Lawrence, Larry R.

2002-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

328

Total Dissolved Gas Effects on Incubating Chum Salmon Below Bonneville Dam  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

At the request of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE; Portland District), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) undertook a project in 2006 to look further into issues of total dissolved gas (TDG) supersaturation in the lower Columbia River downstream of Bonneville Dam. In FY 2008, the third year of the project, PNNL conducted field monitoring and laboratory toxicity testing to both verify results from 2007 and answer some additional questions about how salmonid sac fry respond to elevated TDG in the field and the laboratory. For FY 2008, three objectives were 1) to repeat the 2006-2007 field effort to collect empirical data on TDG from the Ives Island and Multnomah Falls study sites; 2) to repeat the static laboratory toxicity tests on hatchery chum salmon fry to verify 2007 results and to expose wild chum salmon fry to incremental increases in TDG, above those of the static test, until external symptoms of gas bubble disease were clearly present; and 3) to assess physiological responses to TDG levels in wild chum salmon sac fry incubating below Bonneville Dam during spill operations. This report summarizes the tasks conducted and results obtained in pursuit of the three objectives. Chapter 1 discusses the field monitoring, Chapter 2 reports the findings of the laboratory toxicity tests, and Chapter 3 describes the field-sampling task. Each chapter contains an objective-specific introduction, description of the study site and methods, results of research, and discussion of findings. Literature cited throughout this report is listed in Chapter 4. Additional details on the monitoring methodology and results are provided in Appendices A and B included on the compact disc bound inside the back cover of the printed version of this report.

Arntzen, Evan V.; Hand, Kristine D.; Carter, Kathleen M.; Geist, David R.; Murray, Katherine J.; Dawley, Earl M.; Cullinan, Valerie I.; Elston, Ralph A.; Vavrinec, John

2009-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

329

CX-007811: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

11: Categorical Exclusion Determination 11: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007811: Categorical Exclusion Determination "Decommission Ground Water Monitoring Well Located on Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Fee-owned Property CX(s) Applied: B3.1 Date: 12/14/2011 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to allow Seattle City Light access to a BPA fee-owned right-of-way (ROW) for the purpose of decommissioning a Seattle City Lightowned well. Seattle City Light historically installed ground water monitoring wells as part of the Boundary Dam licensing process in the 1950s and 1960s to study the impact of the Dam on ground water levels. One of these wells exists on BPA fee-owned ROW approximately 650 feet ahead-on-line from tower 107/1 [Ref

330

EIS-0171: Final Environmental Impact Statement | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

71: Final Environmental Impact Statement 71: Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0171: Final Environmental Impact Statement Bonneville Power Administration, PacifiCorp Capacity Power Sale Contract The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) must respond to the need for power as represented by PacifiCorp's request for a continued supply of firm capacity. BPA has surplus electrical capacity (peakload energy) that BPA projects will not be required to meet its existing obligations. Such obligations include those to meet the loads of firm power customers, pursuant to the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Northwest Power Act), and previously committed capacity contracts. DOE/EIS-0171, Bonneville Power Administration, PacifiCorp Capacity Power Sale Contract Final Environmental Impact Statement (1994)

331

EIS-0471: Department of Energy Loan Guarantee to Support Proposed Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility in Bonneville County, Idaho  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This EIS evaluates the environmental impacts of construction, operation, and decommissioning of the proposed Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility (EREF), a gas centrifuge uranium enrichment facility to be located in a rural area in western Bonneville County, Idaho. (DOE adopted this EIS issued by NRC on 04/13/2007.)

332

Fort Lewis, Yakima Firing Center, and Vancouver Barracks/Camp Bonneville basewide energy use plan; executive summary. Final report  

SciTech Connect

This Executive Summary presents an overview of a series of studies, mostly energy related, of Fort Lewis, Yakima Firing Center, Vancouver Barracks, and Camp Bonneville. Collectively, the work is known as the Basewide Energy Use Plan and is a part of the Energy Conservation Investment Program (ECIP).

Smiley, D.P.

1984-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

(DOE/EIS-0285/SA-63): Supplement Analysis for the Transmission System Vegetation Management Program FEIS, North Bonneville-Midway and Hanford-Ostrander 4/22/02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2, 2002 2, 2002 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEP-4 SUBJECT: Supplement Analysis for the Transmission System Vegetation Management Program FEIS, North Bonneville-Midway and Hanvor-Ostrander (DOE/EIS-0285/SA-63) Elizabeth Johnson - TFR/The Dalles Natural Resource Specialist Proposed Action: Vegetation Management on the North Bonneville-Midway and Hanford- Ostrander transmission line right-of-way (approx. 702 acres). The project area begins at the North Bonneville Substation and terminates at structure 25/3+500. For most of the length of the right-of-way, the width is 300 feet wide on the North Bonneville-Midway Line and 150 feet wide for the Hanford- Ostrander Line. Location: The ROW is located in North Bonneville, Skamania County, OR, being in the

334

CX-000600: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

600: Categorical Exclusion Determination 600: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000600: Categorical Exclusion Determination Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Upgrades at Bonneville Power Administration's Hungry Horse, Bonneville, and Grand Coulee Substations CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 01/12/2010 Location(s): Grant County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to install Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) upgrades at the United States Army Corps of Engineers' Bonneville 115-kilovolt (kV) Switchyard, and the United States Bureau of Reclamation's Grand Coulee 115-kV, 230-kV, and 500-kV Switchyards and Hungry Horse 230-kV Switchyards. The SCADA upgrade at each switchyard will provide BPA the system monitoring and control necessary to

335

City of North Bonneville, Washington: Geothermal Exploration Project, production test well, Phase II. Final report  

SciTech Connect

Based on discussions with the City of North Bonneville, the production test well was drilled to a depth that would also explore for ground water temperatures near 130/sup 0/F (54.4/sup 0/C). Depth projections to a 130/sup 0/F bottom hole temperature were made by assuming a constant ground water temperature rise greater than 50/sup 0/C per kilometer, and by assuming that essentially homogeneous or equivalent conductive rock units would be encountered. Minimum water production requirements were not set, although the City determined that about 800 gpm would be acceptable. Large upper casing diameters of 16 and 12 inches were installed in order to provide the future use of either a vertical turbine or submersible pump, as desired by the city. The scope of work included interpretation of well characteristics, evaluation of ground water as a geothermal resource, geologic analysis of data from drilling and testing, drilling supervision, daily drilling cost accounting, and preparation of a final report. The report includes geologic evaluation of the drilling and test data, ground water and geothermal potential.

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1982-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Water Velocity Measurements on a Vertical Barrier Screen at the Bonneville Dam Second Powerhouse  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Fish screens at hydroelectric dams help to protect rearing and migrating fish by preventing them from passing through the turbines and directing them towards the bypass channels by providing a sweeping flow parallel to the screen. However, fish screens may actually be harmful to fish if they become impinged on the surface of the screen or become disoriented due to poor flow conditions near the screen. Recent modifications to the vertical barrier screens (VBS) at the Bonneville Dam second powerhouse (B2) intended to increase the guidance of juvenile salmonids into the juvenile bypass system (JBS) have resulted in high mortality and descaling rates of hatchery subyearling Chinook salmon during the 2008 juvenile salmonid passage season. To investigate the potential cause of the high mortality and descaling rates, an in situ water velocity measurement study was conducted using acoustic Doppler velocimeters (ADV) in the gatewell slot at Units 12A and 14A of B2. From the measurements collected the average approach velocity, sweep velocity, and the root mean square (RMS) value of the velocity fluctuations were calculated. The approach velocities measured across the face of the VBS varied but were mostly less than 0.3 m/s. The sweep velocities also showed large variances across the face of the VBS with most measurements being less than 1.5 m/s. This study revealed that the approach velocities exceeded criteria recommended by NOAA Fisheries and Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife intended to improve fish passage conditions.

Hughes, James S.; Deng, Zhiqun; Weiland, Mark A.; Martinez, Jayson J.; Yuan, Yong

2011-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

337

Bonneville Second Powerhouse Tailrace and High Flow Outfall: ADCP and drogue release field study  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Bonneville Project is one of four US Army Corps of Engineers operated dams along the Lower Columbia River. Each year thousands of smelt pass through this Project on their way to the Pacific Ocean. High flow outfalls, if specifically designed for fish passage, are thought to have as good or better smelt survival rates as spillways. To better understand the hydrodynamic flow field around an operating outfall, the Corps of Engineers commissioned measurement of water velocities in the tailrace of the Second Powerhouse. These data also are necessary for proper calibration and verification of three-dimensional numerical models currently under development at PNNL. Hydrodynamic characterization of the tailrace with and without the outfall operating was accomplished through use of a surface drogue and acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP). Both the ADCP and drogue were linked to a GPS (global positioning system); locating the data in both space and time. Measurements focused on the area nearest to the high flow outfall, however several ADCP transects and drogue releases were performed away from the outfall to document ambient flow field conditions when the outfall was not operating.

Cook, Chris B; Richmond, Marshall C; Guensch, Greg

2001-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

338

Record of Decision for the Electrical Interconnection of the Chehalis Generation Facility (DOE/EIS-0230)(5/17/01)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration Record of Decision for the Electrical Interconnection of the Chehalis Generation Facility May 2001 _______________________________________________________ SUMMARY Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer contracts for integrating power from the Chehalis Generation Facility (CGF) into the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS). These contracts will facilitate integration of power from CGF into the FCRTS for delivery to the wholesale power market. In reaching this decision, I have considered the potential environmental impacts addressed in BPA's Resource Contingency Program Environmental Impact Statement (RCP EIS, DOE/EIS-0230, November 1995), Supplement Analysis (SA, DOE/EIS-0230/SA-02, May 9, 2001), BPA's Business Plan Environmental Impact Statement (BP EIS, DOE/EIS-

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CX-008716: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

716: Categorical Exclusion Determination 716: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-008716: Categorical Exclusion Determination Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Tacoma Power Chehalis- Covington 230-Kilovolt (kV) Line/Convert Microwave Signals From Analog To Digital CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 05/21/2012 Location(s): Washington, Washington, Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Tacoma Power (TPWR) have developed a joint plan to convert the microwave transfer trip signals on BPA's Chehalis-Covington 230 kilovolt (kV) line, which includes the 230-kV tap line to TPWR's Cowlitz Substation, from analog to digital. Microsoft Word - CX Tacoma Power Chehalis-Covington analog-digital conversion Final.docx More Documents & Publications CX-006198: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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BPA-Solicited Technical Review of "Echo Meadows Project Winter Artificial Recharge: Final Report for 2001 Baseline", Technical Report 2004.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The purpose of this report was to provide, at BPA's request, a technical review of interim products received for Project 2001-015-00 under contract 6925. BPA sometimes solicits technical reviews for Fish and Wildlife products or issues where outside expertise is required. External review of complex project deliverables assures BPA as a funding agency that the contractor is continuing with scientifically-credible experimental techniques envisioned in the original proposal. If the project's methodology proves feasible, there could be potential applications beyond the project area to similar situations in the Columbia Basin. The Experiment involves artificial flooding during high flow periods and a determination of the portion of the return flows that end up in the Umatilla River during low flow months and within acceptable water quality parameters (e.g., low temperature, few contaminants). Flooding could be a critical water source for aquatic organisms at times of the year when flows in the lower reaches of the Umatilla River are low and water is warmer than would be desired. The experiment was proposed to test whether 'this process, recharges the shallow aquifers of the old flood plain, for natural filtration through the alluvial soils as it returns to the Umatilla River, cleaner and cooler (about 50 degree Fahrenheit) five to six month later (about July and August) substantially cooling the river and [making it] more beneficial to anadromous [fish]'. A substantial amount of preliminary data had been collected and preliminary results were submitted in an interim report 'Echo Meadows Project Winter Artificial Recharge: Final Report for 2001 Baseline (December 2002)'. A substantial amount of addition funding was provided for the last cycle of flooding (Phases II) and final analyses of the full compliment of data collected over the life of the contract (Phase III). Third party scientific review may assist the contractor in producing a higher quality Final Report with completion of the final 2 phases of the project.

Morgan, David

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - ATT I205 Burton Road CX.docx  

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9, 2012 9, 2012 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEC-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Tim Murray Project Manager - TELP-TPP-3 Proposed Action: AT&T Fiber Addition North Bonneville-Ross No. 2 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B4.7 Fiber optic cable Location: Vancouver, WA Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: BPA is proposing to allow AT&T to install an additional fiber optic line and vault within BPA's North Bonneville-Ross right-of-way easement and into an existing wireless communication facility. BPA has a commercial lease agreement with AT&T for co-location on its facilities and AT&T must request permission to update those facilities when they

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Libby-Troy Line Rebuild Project - July 25, 2008  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Libby to Troy Rebuild Project 1 Libby to Troy Rebuild Project 1 Record of Decision July 2008 Bonneville Power Administration Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of BPA's Libby to Bonners Ferry 115-kilovolt Transmission Line Project Record of Decision July 2008 Decision The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to implement the Proposed Action with the Kootenai River Crossing realignment option that was identified in the Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of BPA's Libby to Bonners Ferry 115-kilovolt Transmission Line Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0379, May 2008). To implement this alternative, BPA will rebuild the 17-mile-long Libby-Troy section of the existing transmission line at the same voltage (115 kilovolt (kV)) with the same number of circuits (one). BPA will

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CX-006585: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5: Categorical Exclusion Determination 5: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006585: Categorical Exclusion Determination Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District Request for Use of Right-Of-Way for Westside Trail CX(s) Applied: B4.9 Date: 08/25/2011 Location(s): Beaverton, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to grant a request submitted by Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District (THPRD) to construct portions of their proposed regional trail on existing BPA transmission line right-of-way (ROW) in the City of Beaverton, Oregon. THPRD?s trail sections would be located on portions of existing BPA fee-owned right-of-way property along the BPA Keeler-Oregon City No. 2 and Oregon City Stub 115-kilovolt transmission line corridors, as well as adjacent non-BPA

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CX-006197: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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97: Categorical Exclusion Determination 97: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006197: Categorical Exclusion Determination Omak Area 3G Radio Site Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B1.19 Date: 06/09/2011 Location(s): Okanogan, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to upgrade communication equipment at three existing BPA facilities in Okanogan and Douglas counties, Washington. The work would occur at two existing BPA radio sites, Fox Mountain and Foster Creek, and at the BPA East Omak Substation. BPA must vacate radio frequencies in the 1710-1755 Megahertz band to comply with a Federal law mandating reallocation of frequencies to be used for advanced wireless networks. The proposed work is required as part of this effort, as well as to ensure communications reliability by upgrading and

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Evaluation of Fall Chinook and Chum Salmon Spawning below Bonneville Dam; 2004-2005 Annual Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Pacific salmon Oncorhynchus spp. populations have declined over the last century due to a variety of human impacts. Chum salmon O. keta populations in the Columbia River have remained severely depressed for the past several decades, while upriver bright (URB) fall Chinook salmon O. tschawytscha populations have maintained relatively healthy levels. For the past seven years we have collected data on adult spawning and juvenile emergence and outmigration of URB fall Chinook and chum salmon populations in the Ives and Pierce islands complex below Bonneville Dam. In 2004, we estimated 1,733 fall Chinook salmon and 336 chum salmon spawned in our study area. Fall Chinook salmon spawning peaked 19 November with 337 redds and chum salmon spawning peaked 3 December with 148 redds. Biological characteristics continue to suggest chum salmon in our study area are similar to nearby stocks in Hardy and Hamilton creeks, and Chinook salmon we observe are similar to upriver bright stocks. Temperature data indicated that 2004 brood URB fall Chinook salmon emergence began on 6 January and ended 27 May 2005, with peak emergence occurring 12 March. Chum salmon emergence began 4 February and continued through 2 May 2005, with peak emergence occurring on 21 March. Between 13 January and 28 June, we sampled 28,984 juvenile Chinook salmon and 1,909 juvenile chum salmon. We also released 32,642 fin-marked and coded-wire tagged juvenile fall Chinook salmon to assess survival. The peak catch of juvenile fall Chinook salmon occurred on 18 April. Our results suggested that the majority of fall Chinook salmon outmigrate during late May and early June, at 70-80 mm fork length (FL). The peak catch of juvenile chum salmon occurred 25 March. Juvenile chum salmon appeared to outmigrate at 40-55 mm FL. Outmigration of chum salmon peaked in March but extended into April and May.

van der Naald, Wayne; Duff, Cameron; Friesen, Thomas A. (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Clackamas, OR)

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0312 DOE Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision DOE Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision EIS-0312 DOE Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision Bonneville Power Administration Fiscal Years 2007-2009 Fish and Wildlife Project Implementation Decision This notice announces the availability of the record of decision for Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA's) 2007-2009 Fish and Wildlife Project Implementation Decision. BPA has decided to implement certain new and ongoing fish and wildlife mitigation projects for Fiscal Years 2007 through 2009 that help meet the agency's responsibilities to protect, mitigate and enhance fish and wildlife affected by the development and operation of the Columbia River basin hydroelectric dams from which BPA markets power. Notice of Availability of Record of Decision of Bonneville Power

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EIS-0312: DOE Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

: DOE Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision : DOE Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision EIS-0312: DOE Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision Bonneville Power Administration Fiscal Year 2007-2009 Fish and Wildlife Project Implementation Decision This notice announces the availability of the record of decision for Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA's) 2007-2009 Fish and Wildlife Project Implementation Decision. BPA has decided to implement certain new and ongoing fish and wildlife mitigation projects for Fiscal Years 2007 through 2009 that help meet the agency's responsibilities to protect, mitigate and enhance fish and wildlife affected by the development and operation of the Columbia River basin hydroelectric dams from which BPA markets power. Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for Bonneville Power

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EIS-0241-ROD-1996.pdf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration P.O. Box 3621 Portland, Oregon 97208-3621 Oct 1 7 1996 HOOD RIVER FISHERIES PROJECT RECORD OF DECISION ACTION: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has prepared the enclosed Record of Decision (ROD) for the Hood River Fisheries Project. The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for this project was previously provided. BACKGROUND: BPA proposes to protect and improve anadromous salmonid populations in the Hood River Basin. These actions are proposed in an attempt to mitigate the losses of fish and wildlife associated with the construction and operation of Federal hydro-power facilities in the Columbia River Basin. The proposed project would be located in Hood River, Hood River County, Oregon. BPA prepared an EIS in accordance with the requirements of the National

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Draft 1992 Resource Program : Summary Report.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Resource Program is the Bonneville Power Administration's primary process for deciding how to meet future resource needs -- how much new resource development is needed by BPA, which types of resources to acquire and option, how to go about acquiring them, and how much to spend. The Northwest Power Planning Council completed a new Northwest Power Plan in 1991. This Draft Resource Program describes how BPA proposes to do its part to meet the Council's regional resource objectives.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CX-006256: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

56: Categorical Exclusion Determination 56: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006256: Categorical Exclusion Determination Reedsport Ocean Power Technologies Wave Park Generation Integration CX(s) Applied: B1.7, B4.6 Date: 06/27/2011 Location(s): Douglas County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) has requested to interconnect up to 2-megawatts of wave generation power to Douglas Electric Cooperative's (DEC) 13.8-kilovolt distribution service territory in Douglas County, Oregon. DEC?s distribution system in the area is served by the existing Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Gardiner Substation and is therefore within BPA?s balancing authority. To integrate the new generation into BPA?s balancing authority, BPA would need to install typical metering and

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Route-Specific Passage Proportions and Survival Rates for Fish Passing through John Day Dam, The Dalles Dam, and Bonneville Dam in 2010 and 2011  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report fulfills a request of the U.S. Army Engineer District, Portland, Oregon, to produce an interim report of estimates of route-specific fish passage proportions and survival rates for lower Columbia River dams in 2010 and 2011. The estimates are needed to update the Compass Model for the Columbia River Treaty and the new Biological Opinion before detail technical reports are published in late 2012. This report tabulates route-specific fish-passage proportions and survival rates for steelhead and Chinook salmon smolts passing through various sampled routes at John Day Dam, The Dalles Dam, and Bonneville Dam in 2010 and 2011. Results were compiled from analyses of data acquired in spring 2010 and 2011 studies that were specifically designed to estimate dam-passage and forebay-to-tailrace survival rates, travel time metrics, and spill passage efficiency, as stipulated by the 2008 Federal Columbia River Power System Biological Opinion and the Columbia Basin Fish Accords. The study designs allowed for estimation of route-specific fish passage proportions and survival rates as well as estimation of forebay-passage survival, all of which are summarized herein.

Ploskey, Gene R.; Weiland, Mark A.; Carlson, Thomas J.

2012-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Fall Chinook and Chum Salmon Spawning below Bonneville, The Dalles, John Day, and McNary Dams; 2001-2002 Annual Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In 2001 a total of 309 adult fall chinook and 264 chum were sampled in the Ives and Pierce islands area below Bonneville Dam. The peak redd count for fall chinook was 48. The peak redd count for chum was 181. Peak spawning time for fall chinook was set at approximately 16 November. Peak spawning time for chum occurred approximately 26 November. There were estimated to be a total of 721 fall chinook spawning below Bonneville Dam in 2001. The 2001 chum population below Bonneville Dam was estimated to be 532 spawning fish. Temperature unit data suggests that below Bonneville Dam 2001 brood chinook emergence began on 11 March 2002 and ended 18 May 2002, with peak emergence occurring 26 April. 2001 brood juvenile chum emergence below Bonneville Dam began 29 January and continued through 31 March 2002. Peak chum emergence took place 25 February. A total of 5,487 juvenile chinook and 678 juvenile chum were sampled between the dates of 22 January and 30 July 2002 below Bonneville Dam. Juvenile chum migrated from the study area in the 40-55 mm fork length range. Migration of chum occurred during the months of March, April and May. Sampling results suggest fall chinook migration from rearing areas took place from mid June through early July 2002 when juvenile fall chinook were in the 65 to 80 mm fork length size range. Adult and juvenile sampling below Bonneville Dam provided information to assist in determining the stock of fall chinook and chum spawning and rearing below Bonneville Dam. Based on observed spawning times, adult age and sex composition, GSI analysis, juvenile emergence timing, juvenile migration timing and juvenile size at the time of migration, it appears that in 2001 and 2002 the majority of fall chinook using the area below Bonneville Dam were of a late-spawning bright stock of fall chinook. Observed spawning times, adult age and sex composition, GSI analysis, juvenile emergence timing, juvenile migration timing and juvenile size at the time of migration suggests chum spawning and rearing below Bonneville dam are similar to stocks of chum found in Hamilton and Hardy creek and are part of the Lower Columbia River Chum ESU.

van der Naald, Wayne; Clark, Roy; Spellman, Bryant (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Portland, OR)

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - NEPA_CX_Acquisition_of_OTEC_Disconnect_Switch_LaGrand_Substation_05-08-2012.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Kelly Miller Kelly Miller Project Manager - TG-DITT-2 Proposed Action: BPA Acquisition of OTEC Disconnect Switch at the BPA LaGrande Substation Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): Appendix B 1.24 Property Transfer Location: BPA LaGrande Substation, in the City of LaGrande, Union County, Oregon Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to purchase the 230-kilovolt (kV) main bus disconnect switch (MB A-270) that is currently installed and operating within the BPA LaGrande Substation. The disconnect switch is owned by the Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative (OTEC). On October 7, 2011, the manager of engineering for OTEC requested that BPA purchase the disconnect switch. The disconnect switch is the only piece of equipment within

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Department of Energy - Recovery Act  

355

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Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2001 - 12010 of 26,764 results. 2001 - 12010 of 26,764 results. Download CX-010726: Categorical Exclusion Determination Big Eddy-Redmond No.1 Wood Pole Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 08/14/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/cx-010726-categorical-exclusion-determination Download CX-010736: Categorical Exclusion Determination Capacity Increase on Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) Horse Ranch Tap Line CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 07/17/2013 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/cx-010736-categorical-exclusion-determination Download CX-010737: Categorical Exclusion Determination Insulator Replacement on Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) North

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CX-003240: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

240: Categorical Exclusion Determination 240: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003240: Categorical Exclusion Determination Installation of Metering Equipment at Existing Facilities for Power Scheduling CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 07/12/2010 Location(s): Lewis County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to install meter equipment at multiple locations in Lewis County, Washington. The project is needed as Lewis county Public Utility Distribution plans to become a BPA Slice customer and needs to obtain meter data at 5 minute intervals. The acquisition of meter data at 5 minute intervals is required of BPA Slice customers to perform power scheduling. In order to provide this data, BPA needs to install meter equipment by January 1, 2011.

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3-10-09_Final_Testimony_(Wright).pdf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

STEPHEN J. WRIGHT ADMINISTRATOR BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MARCH 10, 2009 Thank you Madame Chair. My name is Steve Wright, and I am the Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) which is headquartered in Portland, Oregon. I appreciate the opportunity to describe the significance of the $3.25 billion in additional Treasury borrowing authority provided BPA by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) and how BPA plans and executes capital investments for its mission to serve the Pacific Northwest region. Created by Congress in 1937, BPA markets at wholesale the electric power generated

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CX-003626: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3626: Categorical Exclusion Determination 3626: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003626: Categorical Exclusion Determination Swapping Substation Bay Terminals of Bonneville Power Administration?s (BPA) White Bluffs-Richland Number 1 and Department of Energy B3-S4-White Bluffs Number 1 Transmission Lines CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 08/09/2010 Location(s): Benton County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has a need to replace/modify wood pole structures in order to swap the substation bay terminations of BPA?s White Bluffs-Richland Number 1 and the Department of Energy (DOE) B3 S4-White Bluffs Number 1 transmission lines. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-003626.pdf More Documents & Publications CX-005673: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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Impact Statements | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Freedom of Information Act » Reading Freedom of Information Act » Reading Room » Impact Statements Impact Statements Reading Room / Final Environment Impact Statements Record of Decision on Bonneville Power Administration's Lyle Falls Fish Passage Project (DOE/EIS-3790, November 2008). February 2009. Records of Decision on Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA0 Leaning Juniper II Wind Project and Jones Canyon Substation Expansion tiered to BPA's Business Plan Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0183, June 1995). April 9, 2009. Final EIS on Bonneville Power Administration's Lyle Falls Fish Passage Project (DOE/EIS-0397, November 2008). December 10, 2008. BPA's Record of Decision 2008 Columbia Basin Fish Accords with the Shshone-Bannock Tribes tiered to the (DOE/EIS -0312, April 2003) and ROD

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Microsoft Word - FONSI Final for Web.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration Methow Valley Irrigation District Project East and West Diversion Screening Project Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) SUMMARY: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has proposed to fund fish screen replacements at the Methow Valley Irrigation District's (MVID's) East and West Diversion canals, both located near Twisp, Washington, in Okanogan County. BPA prepared a Preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) (DOE/EA-1486) in December 2003 that evaluated the proposed action and alternatives. Public input to the preliminary assessment was requested, and we have subsequently prepared a final EA. Based on this environmental review process for this project analysis, including public input, BPA has determined that the proposed action is not a major

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CX-006816: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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816: Categorical Exclusion Determination 816: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006816: Categorical Exclusion Determination Line and Load Interconnection of Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative?s New Substation to Bonneville Power Administration?s Fairview-Bandon 115-Kilovolt Transmission Line CX(s) Applied: B4.6, B4.10 Date: 09/26/2011 Location(s): Coos County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration In response to the line and load interconnection request submitted by Coos-Curry, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to provide and install tap jumpers between BPA?s Fairview-Bandon 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line and Coos-Curry?s new 115/24.9-kV substation. The tap jumpers would consist of line extensions from the BPA Fairview-Bandon #1 115-kV line to the Coos-Curry conductors terminated on the "H" frame wood

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CX-009512: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2: Categorical Exclusion Determination 2: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009512: Categorical Exclusion Determination Fiscal Year 2013 Technology Innovation Portfolio CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 10/15/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to fund or partially fund various federal research laboratories, universities, utilities, companies, and research institutes to conduct research and develop pilot projects that promote energy efficiency and conservation in transmission infrastructure and power grid operations through BPA's Fiscal Year 2013 Technology Innovation Portfolio. CX-009512.pdf More Documents & Publications CX-009513: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009201: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009707

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Cost-Effectiveness: Implication for Bonneville and Utility Programs Council document 2007-23 August 2007  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

own demand response. An example is a dishwasher with an economy delay cycle that waits for cheap power

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Low Probability Tail Event Analysis and Mitigation in the BPA Control Area  

SciTech Connect

This report investigated the uncertainties with the operations of the power system and their contributions to tail events, especially under high penetration of wind. A Bayesian network model is established to quantify the impact of these uncertainties on system imbalance. The framework is presented for a decision support tool, which can help system operators better estimate the need for balancing reserves and prepare for tail events.

Lu, Shuai; Brothers, Alan J.; McKinstry, Craig A.; Jin, Shuangshuang; Makarov, Yuri V.

2010-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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SMES benefit analysis using a product cost model for Puget Sound applications  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) is an emerging technology that is expected to provide a means of storing electrical energy for use during peak demand periods. Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) has estimated benefits and costs associated with the use of SMES technology and has provided insight into the overall future potential of SMES in the service area of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and on systems that connect and exchange power with BPA.

Dagle, J.E.

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Northeast Oregon Wildlife Mitigation Project : Final Environmental Assessment.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Development of the hydropower system in the Columbia River Basin has had far-reaching effects on many species of wildlife. The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is responsible for mitigating the loss of wildlife habitat caused by the Federal portion of this system, as allocated to the purpose of power production. BPA needs to mitigate for loss of wildlife habitat in the Snake River Subbasin.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration; Nez Perce Tribe

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - AFD FWPO Final EA 11-01-11.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

D D Public Comments Received on the Draft Environmental Assessment and Corps/BPA Responses U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bonneville Power Administration D-1 Appendix D Public Comments Received on the Draft Environmental Assessment and Corps/BPA Responses D.1. INTRODUCTION This appendix presents comments received on the Albeni Falls Dam Flexible Winter Power Operations Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) and responses to these comments provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Comments were submitted in writing through letters, email, comment forms, and by posting to BPA's comment website. A total of 42 comment submittals were received. Each comment submittal was given an identifying number that corresponds to the order in which the

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CX-001047: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

047: Categorical Exclusion Determination 047: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001047: Categorical Exclusion Determination Interconnection of Snohomish County Public Utility District Number 1 Young?s Creek Hydro Small Generation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 02/18/2010 Location(s): Snohomish County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Snohomish County Public Utility District Number 1 (SNOPUD) has requested interconnection of 7.5 mega watt of hydro generation from the existing Young?s Creek Hydro Project in Monroe, Washington. In order to accommodate this request, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) will integrate the hydro power into BPA?s balancing authority area using existing BPA facilities and infrastructure. SNOPUD will be responsible for providing Young?s Creek Hydro data to BPA?s Dittmer Control Center via an Electric

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CX-007366: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7366: Categorical Exclusion Determination 7366: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007366: Categorical Exclusion Determination Inland Power & Light 230-kilovolt Substation Project CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 11/17/2011 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration To provide a tap point for IP&L, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) would do the following: 1. Install two new 35-foot tall disconnect switch structures under the BPA Bell-Boundary line located about 50 feet south of tower 5/2 and 50 feet north of tower 5/5. Construction of each lattice-steel, disconnect switch structure would require four holes 6-8 feet deep in a rectangular pattern 34 feet wide (to match the lines above) by 10 feet, and would be located on BPA Right-of-Way (ROW) underneath the existing transmission line. 2. BPA may need to construct a new wood pole

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Microsoft Word - SCADA CX.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8, 2010 8, 2010 REPLY TO ATTN OF: Claire Bingaman KEC-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum James Hall Project Manager - TPC-TPP-4 Proposed Action: SCADA Upgrades at BPA's Hungry Horse, Bonneville, and Grand Coulee Substations Budget Information: Hungry Horse: WO# 00246171, Task 01 Bonneville: WO# 00246173, Task 01 Grand Coulee: WO# 00246244, Task 01 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B4.6 Additions or modifications to electric power facilities that would not affect the environment beyond the previously developed facility area.... Location: Grant County, Washington Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to install Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) upgrades at the

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CX-006253: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

53: Categorical Exclusion Determination 53: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006253: Categorical Exclusion Determination North Bonneville-Ross #1 230-Kilovolt, North Bonneville-Troutdale #2 230-Kilovolt Transmission Line Maintenance CX(s) Applied: B4.13 Date: 06/14/2011 Location(s): Clark County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to conduct transmission line maintenance along a portion of the North Bonneville-Ross #1 and North Bonneville-Troutdale #2 230-kilovolt transmission lines. The maintenance activities will take place within the existing transmission line and access road right-of-way easements and includes upgrading existing roads, developing new roads, installing two new wood pole structures and two new steel tower structures.

372

Salmon Creek Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

AUGUST 2004 AUGUST 2004 SALMON CREEK PROJECT Draft Environmental Impact Statement DOE/EIS-0346 Lead Agency U.S. Dept of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration Cooperating Agencies U.S. Dept of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Okanogan Irrigation District Salmon Creek Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0346) Responsible Agency: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Cooperating Agencies: U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Okanogan Irrigation District. County and State Involved: Okanogan County, Washington Abstract: BPA proposes to fund activities that would restore sufficient water flows to Salmon Creek and

373

DOE/EIS-0353; South Fork Flathead Watershed Westslope Cutthroat Trout Conservation Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

South Fork Flathead Watershed South Fork Flathead Watershed Westslope Cutthroat Trout Conservation Program Final Environmental Impact Statement Bonneville Power Administration July 2005 South Fork Flathead Watershed Westslope Cutthroat Trout Conservation Program Final Environmental Impact Statement Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Cooperating Agencies: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (FS) and State of Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks (MFWP) Department Title of Proposed Project: South Fork Flathead Watershed Westslope Cutthroat Trout Conservation Program State Involved: Montana Abstract: In cooperation with MFWP, BPA is proposing to implement a conservation program to preserve the genetic

374

Non-Federal Participation In Ac Intertie Final Environmental Impact Statement  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Non-Federal Participation In Ac Intertie Non-Federal Participation In Ac Intertie Final Environmental Impact Statement Volume 1: Environmental Analysis Bonneville DOE/eis-0145 POWER ADMINISTRATION January 1994 Non-Federal Participation in AC Intertie Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS - 0145) Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Title of Proposed Action: Non-Federal Participation in AC Intertie States and Other Areas Involved: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, British Columbia Abstract: BPA is considering action in two areas: (1) non-Federal access to

375

Bonneville Power Administration Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for Firm Non-Requirements Products and Services Contracts  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

563 563 Federal Register / Vol. 60, No. 211 / Wednesday, November 1, 1995 / Notices physical equipment, fiscal affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. During the executive session these inquiries will relate to the internal personnel rules and practices of the Academy, may involve on-going criminal investigations, and include discussions of personal information the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Accordingly, the Secretary of the Navy has determined in writing that the executive session portion of the meeting shall be closed to the public because it will be concerned with matters as outlined in section 552b(c) (2), (5), (6), (7) and (9) of Title 5, United States Code. For further information concerning this meeting contact: Lieutenant

376

Field Study of Exhaust Fans for Mitigating Indoor Air Quality Problems: Final Report to Bonneville Power Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

terrain class (1-5)[dflt=3J";TCL 'Input terrain class atsite. IF TCL=0 THEN TCL=3 INPUT "Are you going to use wind data froM the

Grimsrud, David T.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Field Study of Exhaust Fans for Mitigating Indoor Air Quality Problems: Final Report to Bonneville Power Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

operation at low fan speeds (LBL design) and operation --continuously design in the heat exchangers exhaust fans onDesign The basic objective of this project, to study the effects of exhaust fan

Grimsrud, David T.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Field Study of Exhaust Fans for Mitigating Indoor Air Quality Problems: Final Report to Bonneville Power Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Fans Air-to-Air Heat Exchangers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .expected from heat exchangers Ventilation expected fromventilation supplied by heat exchanger and exhaust flow. .

Grimsrud, David T.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Field Study of Exhaust Fans for Mitigating Indoor Air Quality Problems: Final Report to Bonneville Power Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

unvented combustion was Wood combustion present in housescombustion engines are a major source of the outdoor concentrations observed while wood,

Grimsrud, David T.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Field Study of Exhaust Fans for Mitigating Indoor Air Quality Problems: Final Report to Bonneville Power Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Using Mechanical Ventilation Exhaust Fans Air-to-Air Heatexpected from exhaust fan A-I Infiltration contribution toIndoor Air Quality -- Exhaust Fan Mitigation" Final Report

Grimsrud, David T.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Field Study of Exhaust Fans for Mitigating Indoor Air Quality Problems: Final Report to Bonneville Power Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to mount the passive samplers in a house. designed describedhouses screened for study List of Figures A.l A.2 A.3 A.4 PassivePassive Sampler Sampler Girman/Allen Girman/Allen Wednesday 16 November Test house (

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2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

DOE/EA-1374-SA-01: Avian Predation on Juvenile Salmonids In the Lower Columbia River Research Project Supplement Analysis (March 2002)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bonneville Power Administration DATE: March 21, 2002 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEC-4 SUBJECT: Avian Predation On Juvenile Salmonids In The Lower Columbia River Research Project Supplement Analysis (DOE/EA-1374-SA-01) Bill Maslen Project Manager - KEWR-4 Proposed Action: Avian Predation On Juvenile Salmonids In The Lower Columbia River Research Project-Modifications to originial proposal. Project No.: 199702400 Location: Columbia and Snake Rivers Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and USGS-Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Oregon State University. Introduction: The Bonneville Power Administration prepared a multi-year Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on this project in April of

383

CX-008676: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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76: Categorical Exclusion Determination 76: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-008676: Categorical Exclusion Determination Four AT&T Wireless Communication Site Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B1.7, B1.19 Date: 07/27/2012 Location(s): Washington, Washington, Washington, Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration AT&T has submitted a Land Use Review Request for Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) to approve upgrades to fiber on four of its existing wireless communication sites located atop BPA transmission and communication towers. BPA has a commercial lease agreement with AT&T for collocation on its facilities and AT&T must request permission to update those facilities when they have the potential to affect BPA's transmission resources. Microsoft Word - 4 ATT Sites - CX.docx

384

CX-006258: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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58: Categorical Exclusion Determination 58: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006258: Categorical Exclusion Determination Esquatzel Project CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 06/30/2011 Location(s): Franklin County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration In response to Green Energy Today?s small generator interconnection request, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is planning to integrate their 1.1-Megawatt Esquatzel Hydro Generation Project into its balancing authority (BA). The proposed point of interconnection is at Pole 66 G 1229 on the Bureau of Reclamation?s 13.8-kilovolt line out of BPA?s Glade Substation. In order to integrate the proposed generation, Green Energy Today would install, at their own expense, BPA-approved metering and communications service equipment at the Esquatzel Project site. BPA would

385

CX-007750: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0: Categorical Exclusion Determination 0: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007750: Categorical Exclusion Determination "Highlands Trail in the Longview-Cowlitz Number 1 Transmission Line Right-of-Way CX(s) Applied: B4.9 Date: 12/21/2011 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to grant a multiple use request submitted by the City of Longview, Washington, to construct a paved recreational trail (the Highland Trail) for pedestrian and bicycle use on existing BPA transmission line right-of-way in Longview, Washington. The Highland Trail would be located on existing BPA fee-owned right-of-way property along the BPA Longview-Cowlitz Number 1, 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line corridor. It would be built within a 70-foot-wide Reserve

386

CX-006313: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3: Categorical Exclusion Determination 3: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006313: Categorical Exclusion Determination Cascade Networks, Inc. Land Use Review Request at Allston Substation CX(s) Applied: B1.7, B4.7 Date: 07/15/2011 Location(s): Columbia County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to grant Cascade Networks, Inc. permission to install fiber conduit within BPA fee-owned land adjacent to Allston Substation located in Columbia County, Oregon. Currently, independent fiber optic cables approach BPA?s Allston Substation from two directions. From the east, fiber cable from BPA?s Longview Substation located in Longview, Washington terminates at a customer vault (CV) located adjacent to Allston Substation?s access road. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

387

CX-000604: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

604: Categorical Exclusion Determination 604: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000604: Categorical Exclusion Determination Riverbend Balancing Authority Area Service Agreement (BAASA) CX(s) Applied: B4.1, B4.6 Date: 02/01/2010 Location(s): Yamhill, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and WM Renewable Energy, LLC (WRE) are intering into a Balancing Authority Area Service Agreement. WRE's Riverbend Landfill Generation Project will be dynamically scheduled to Seattle City Light's Balancing Authority (BAA) but interconnected to BPA's BAA. BPA will install metering equipment at BPA's McMinnville 115-kilovolt Substation. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-000604.pdf More Documents & Publications CX-008702: Categorical Exclusion Determination

388

CX-005844: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4: Categorical Exclusion Determination 4: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-005844: Categorical Exclusion Determination Peninsula Light Company Line and Load Interconnection Request L0308 CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 05/05/2011 Location(s): Mason County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Peninsula Light Company (PLC) submitted a request to Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) for an emergency 115-kilovolt (kV) connection to BPA?s Shelton-Kitsap #2 115-kV line in order to serve its load in the event of a double circuit loss at the Tacoma Narrows Crossing. In response to PLC?s request, BPA is proposing to construct a double tap scheme on BPA?s Shelton-Kitsap #2 115-kV line at structures 18/1 and 18/2. This proposal would allow PLC an emergency connection to serve its load over Tacoma

389

CX-007356: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6: Categorical Exclusion Determination 6: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007356: Categorical Exclusion Determination "Grant New Cingular Wireless' request for use of right-of-way at the Salem Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.9 Date: 12/01/2011 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to grant a request submitted by New Cingular Wireless. BPA issued a CX for this project on September 19, 2011, however New Cingular Wireless slightly modified the location of the conduit and vault, and has resubmitted the right-of-way application. New Cingular Wireless proposes to place an approximately 140 foot long, 4 inch underground conduit from its existing wireless communications facility to an existing BPA utility pole located in a BPA right-of-way. A proposed

390

CX-006794: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4: Categorical Exclusion Determination 4: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006794: Categorical Exclusion Determination Naselle-Tarlett Nature Conservancy Access Road Funding CX(s) Applied: B1.13 Date: 09/12/2011 Location(s): Pacific County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration In 2010, the Nature Conservancy (property owner), in accordance to agreements with Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), abandoned several sections of legal and usable access roads leading to BPA?s Nasselle-Tarlett 115-kilovolt transmission line corridor. The Nature Conservancy has constructed new, more environmentally friendly sections of access roads on their property to provide BPA alternate access the transmission line right-of-way and structures. BPA proposes to purchase easement rights and provide funding to partially cover construction costs of the new road

391

United States Government Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

e Electrons Form Approved by ClLR - e Electrons Form Approved by ClLR - 70/0#2002 (08-89) United States Government Department of Energy - nemorandum Bonneville Power Administration DATE: January 31, 201 1 REPLY TO AITN OF: BPA-KEC-4 SUBJECT: 201 1 Annual National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Planning Summary TO: Scott Blake Harris, General Counsel Attached please find Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA's) 201 1 Annual NEPA Planning Summary. As requested in your December 8,2010, memorandum, the summary identifies the status of ongoing environmental assessments (EAs), ongoing environniental impact statements (EISs), EAs expected to be prepared during the next 12 months, and EISs expected to be prepared during the next 24 months. We have included documents for which BPA will be the lead federal agency, as well as documents for which BPA will be a

392

CX-006254: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

54: Categorical Exclusion Determination 54: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006254: Categorical Exclusion Determination Noxon Radio Station Upgrade Project CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 06/15/2011 Location(s): Sanders County, Montana Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to replace the existing building at Noxon Radio Station with a new 650 square foot building. The existing building, especially the floor, is deteriorating and presents a safety hazard to both BPA personnel and to the radio station equipment. To accompany the new building, BPA also proposes to install two new 1500 gallon propane tanks, three new underground fiber conduits, a new fiber vault by the new building, and to remove the existing building. To install the fiber conduits, BPA would excavate two 2 foot wide, 3 foot deep, and

393

Microsoft Word - Libby Troy FEIS TAC Master 5-7-08.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of Bonneville Power Administration's Libby to Bonners Ferry 115-kilovolt Transmission Line Project Final Environmental Impact Statement Bonneville Power Administration May 2008 Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of Bonneville Power Administration's Libby to Bonners Ferry 115-kilovolt Transmission Line Project Responsible Agencies: U.S. Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA); U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (USFS) Title of Proposed Project: Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of Bonneville Power Administration's Libby to Bonners Ferry 115-kilovolt Transmission Line Project, DOE/EIS - 0379 State Involved: Montana Abstract: The Libby-Troy transmission line, which is the 17-mile section of the 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line that extends

394

Habitat Evaluation Procedures (HEP) Report : Grand Coulee Dam Mitigation, 1996-1999 Technical Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The purpose of this Habitat Evaluation Procedures (HEP) study was to determine baseline habitat units and to estimate future habitat units for Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) mitigation projects on the Spokane Indian Reservation. The mitigation between BPA and the Spokane Tribe of Indians (STOI) is for wildlife habitat losses on account of the construction of Grand Coulee Dam. Analysis of the HEP survey data will assist in mitigation crediting and appropriate management of the mitigation lands.

Kieffer, B.; Singer, Kelly; Abrahamson, Twa-le

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Increased Levels of Harvest and Habitat Law Enforcement and Public Awareness for Anadromous Salmonids and Resident Fish in the Columbia River Basin -- Demonstration Period, 1992--1994, Final Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report was funded by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), US Department of Energy, as part of BPA`s program to protect, mitigate, and enhance fish and wildlife affected by the development and operation of hydroelectric facilities on the Columbia River and its tributaries. Illegal harvest and violation of habitat protection regulations are factors affecting the survival of many native species of anadromous and resident fish in the Columbia Basin.

NeSmith, Frank (Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise, ID); Long, Mack (Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Paks, Kalispell, MT); Matthews, Dayne (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Re-Analysis of Hydroacoustic Fish-Passage Data from Bonneville Dam after Spill-Discharge Corrections  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Portland District asked Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to re-analyze four years of fixed-aspect hydroacoustic data after the District made adjustments to spill discharge estimates. In this report, we present new estimates of all major fish-passage metrics for study years 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2004, as well as estimates for 2005. This study supports the Portland District and its effort to maximize survival of juvenile salmon passing Bonneville Dam. Major passage routes through Bonneville Dam include 10 turbines and a sluiceway at Powerhouse 1 (B1), an 18-bay spillway, and eight turbines at Powerhouse 2 (B2) and a sluiceway including the B2 Corner Collector. The original reports and all associated results, discussion, and conclusions for non flow-related metrics remain valid and useful, but effectiveness measures for study years 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2004 as reported in previous reports by Ploskey et al. should be superseded with the new estimates reported here. The fish-passage metrics that changed the most were related to effectiveness. Re-analysis produced spill effectiveness estimates that ranged from 12% to 21% higher than previous estimates in spring and 16.7% to 27.5% higher in summer, but the mean spill effectiveness over all years was only slightly above 1:1 (1.17 for spring and 1.29 for summer). Conversely surface-passage effectiveness decreased in the years this metric was measured (by 10.1% in spring and 10.7% in summer of 2002 and 9.5% in spring and 10.2% in summer of 2004). The smallest changes in the re-analysis were in project fish passage efficiency (0%-1%) and spill efficiency (0.9%-3.0%).

Ploskey, Gene R.; Kim, Jina; Weiland, Mark A.; Hughes, James S.; Fischer, Eric S.

2007-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

397

(DOE/EIS-0285/SA-45): Supplement Analysis for the Transmission System Vegetation Management Program FEIS 2/27/02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5) 5) William T. Erickson - TFP/Walla Walla Natural Resource Specialist Proposed Action: Benton County noxious weed management along BPA rights-of-ways, transmission structures, roads, and switches listed in Attachment 1. Attachment 1 identifies the ROW, ROW width, and ROW length of the proposed action. Includes all BPA 115kV, 230kV, 345kV and 500 kV ROWs in Benton County, Washington. Location: The ROWs are all located in Benton County, Washington, Walla Walla Region. Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to clear noxious and/or unwanted low-growing vegetation in all BPA ROWs in Benton County, Washington. In a cooperative effort, BPA, through landowners and the Benton County Weed Control Board, plan to eradicate noxious plants and other

398

Summary of Decisions - April 8, 2013 - April 12, 2013 | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Summary of Decisions - April 8, 2013 - April 12, 2013 Summary of Decisions - April 8, 2013 - April 12, 2013 Summary of Decisions - April 8, 2013 - April 12, 2013 April 12, 2013 - 2:59pm Addthis Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeals On April 11, 2013, OHA issued a decision denying an appeal (Appeal) from a FOIA determination issued by the DOE's Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). BPA released information responsive to a request that the Appellant filed. However, BPA redacted, pursuant to Exemption 5 of the FOIA, some of the information in the responsive records. The Appellant appealed BPA's determination, asserting that it did not justify how the withheld information was part of the deliberative process of BPA. OHA found that BPA properly applied Exemption 5 in withholding portions of the documents it released to the Appellant. Accordingly, the Appeal was

399

Microsoft Word - G0418 Mariah Wind CX  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Kevlyn Mathews Kevlyn Mathews Project Manager - TPCV-TPP-4 Proposed Action: Mariah Wind, LLC Small Generator Integration Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.7 Electronic equipment Location: Boardman, Oregon Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to integrate Mariah Wind, LLC's 20 megawatt wind project into BPA's balancing authority in response to Mariah Wind LLC's small generator interconnection request. The proposed point of interconnection is at Columbia Basin Electric Cooperative's (CBEC) 69-kilovolt (kV) Sand Hollow Tap line, which is connected to BPA's Boardman-Ione 69-kV line. Metering equipment and telemetry gear will be provided by BPA and will be installed at the applicant's collector substation and at BPA's

400

(DOE/EIS-0285/SA-46): Supplement Analysis for the Transmission System Vegetation Management Program FEIS 2/27/02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6) 6) William T. Erickson - TFP/Walla Walla Natural Resource Specialist Proposed Action: Franklin County noxious weed management along BPA rights-of-ways, transmission structures, roads, and switches listed in Attachment 1. Attachment 1 identifies the ROW, ROW width, and ROW length of the proposed action. Includes all BPA 115kV, 230kV, and 500 kV ROWs in Franklin County, Washington. Location: The ROWs are all located in Franklin County, Washington in the Walla Walla Region. Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to clear noxious and/or unwanted low-growing vegetation in all BPA ROWs in Franklin County, Washington. In a cooperative effort, BPA, through landowners and the Franklin County Weed Control Board, plan to eradicate noxious plants and other

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Microsoft Word - CX- Eugene Substation Fiber_130520.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 3 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEC-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Jonathan Toobian Project Manager - TPC-TPP-4 Proposed Action: Eugene Substation Fiber Interconnection Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B 4.7 Fiber Optic Cable Location: Eugene, Lane County, Oregon Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes allowing Light Speed Networks (LSN) to interconnect with its existing fiber optic network at BPA's Eugene substation in Lane County, Oregon. To interconnect to BPA's fiber network, LSN would install two new below ground fiber optic vaults within BPA's existing right-of-way. The first vault would be installed on BPA fee-owned land immediately south of the existing substation entrance, while the second vault

402

Klondike III/Biglow Canyon Wind Integration Project; Record of Decision, October 25, 2006.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to implement the Proposed Action identified in the Klondike III/Biglow Canyon Wind Integration Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) (DOE/EIS-0374, September 2006). Under the Proposed Action, BPA will offer PPM Energy, Inc. (PPM) contract terms for interconnection of the proposed Klondike III Wind Project, located in Sherman County, Oregon, with the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS). BPA will also offer Portland General Electric (PGE)1 contract terms for interconnection of its proposed Biglow Canyon Wind Farm, also located in Sherman County, Oregon, with the FCRTS, as proposed in the FEIS. To interconnect these wind projects, BPA will build and operate a 12-mile long, 230-kilovolt (kV) double-circuit transmission line between the wind projects and BPA's new 230-kV John Day Substation in Sherman County, Oregon. BPA will also expand its existing 500-kV John Day Substation.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration

2006-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

403

Summary of Decisions - April 8, 2013 - April 12, 2013 | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8, 2013 - April 12, 2013 8, 2013 - April 12, 2013 Summary of Decisions - April 8, 2013 - April 12, 2013 April 12, 2013 - 2:59pm Addthis Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeals On April 11, 2013, OHA issued a decision denying an appeal (Appeal) from a FOIA determination issued by the DOE's Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). BPA released information responsive to a request that the Appellant filed. However, BPA redacted, pursuant to Exemption 5 of the FOIA, some of the information in the responsive records. The Appellant appealed BPA's determination, asserting that it did not justify how the withheld information was part of the deliberative process of BPA. OHA found that BPA properly applied Exemption 5 in withholding portions of the documents it released to the Appellant. Accordingly, the Appeal was

404

CX-007748: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

48: Categorical Exclusion Determination 48: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007748: Categorical Exclusion Determination Integration of the Farm Power Misty Meadows Generating Facility CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 01/11/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration In response to Farm Power Misty Meadow's (Farm Power's) small generator interconnection request, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is planning to integrate their 1-megawatt biomass generation project into its balancing authority (BA). The proposed point of interconnection is Tillamook Peoples Utility District's (PUD) Feeder Circuit #63, which is connected to the Tillamook PUD's Wilson River Substation. In order to integrate the proposed generation, BPA would provide Farm Power with parts for installing a standard BPA JEMSTAR revenue meter, along with example design drawings.

405

Background Fact Sheet Transfer of Depleted Uranium and Subsequent Transactions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Background Fact Sheet Background Fact Sheet Transfer of Depleted Uranium and Subsequent Transactions At the direction of Energy Secretary Steven Chu, over many months, the Energy Department (DOE) has been working closely with Energy Northwest (ENW), the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), and USEC Inc. (USEC) to develop a plan to address the challenges at USEC's Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (GDP) that advances America's national security interests, protects taxpayers, and provides benefits for TVA and the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA's) electric ratepayers and business operations. BPA is ENW's sole customer, purchasing 100 percent of ENW's Columbia Generating Station's electric power as part of BPA's overall

406

Engineering study for the phase 1 privatization facilities electrical power  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This engineering study evaluates the availability of electric power from the existing 13.8 kV substation, BPA 115 kV system,and RL 230 kV transmission line; for supporting the Privatization Phase I Facilities. 230 kV system is a preferable alternative.

Singh, G., Westinghouse Hanford

1996-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

407

Revised Record of Decision for the Electrical Interconnection of the Summit/Westward Project (DOE/EIS-0183) (10/21/04)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration Revised Record of Decision for the Electrical Interconnection of the Summit/Westward Project INTRODUCTION The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to amend its July 25, 2003, Record of Decision (ROD) regarding the proposed Summit/Westward Project (Project) to offer contract terms for an optional interconnection of this Project into the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS). Under this optional interconnection plan, BPA would integrate electric power from the Project into the FCRTS at a point adjacent to Clatskanie People's Utility District (CPUD) existing Wauna Substation. In order to deliver power to this location, CPUD would develop a new substation (Bradbury Substation) at a site near the Project and a new

408

CX-007354: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7354: Categorical Exclusion Determination 7354: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007354: Categorical Exclusion Determination Integration of the Farm Power Tillamook Generating Facility CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 12/02/2011 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration In response to Farm Power Tillamook's small generator interconnection request, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is planning to integrate their 0.995-megawatt biomass generation project into its balancing authority (BA). The proposed point of interconnection is at the Wilson River Substation owned by Tillamook Public Utility District. In order to integrate the proposed generation, BPA would install, test, calibrate, and energize a BPA JEMSTAR meter for revenue metering at Farm Power Tillamook's generation site. The meter and associated equipment would be

409

Securing the Value of the Federal Columbia River Power System, Keeping Current, June 1998, Issue 98.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report focuses on issues which will enhance the value of the Columbia River for the future. Many important decisions must be made about the Bonneville Power Administration in the coming months. These issues include the following: cost management; future fish and wildlife funding; power markets, revenues and subscription; transmission issues; and risk management.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Microsoft Word - Draft Leaning Juniper II Tiered ROD _2_.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Leaning Juniper II Wind Project Leaning Juniper II Wind Project March 2009 B o n n e v i l l e P o w e r A d m i n i s t r a t i o n 1 INTRODUCTION The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer contract terms for interconnection of up to 200 megawatts (MW) of power to be generated by the proposed Leaning Juniper II Wind Project (Wind Project) into the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS). Iberdrola Renewables, Inc. (Iberdrola) proposes to construct and operate the proposed Wind Project in Gilliam County, Oregon, and has requested interconnection to the FCRTS at BPA's Jones Canyon Substation in Gilliam County, Oregon. BPA will expand this existing substation and install new equipment at the substation to accommodate this additional power into the FCRTS. BPA's decision to offer terms to interconnect the Wind Project is consistent with BPA's

411

Initial Northwest Power Act Power Sales Contracts : Final Environmental Impact Statement. Volume 2, Appendices A--L.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report consists of appendices A-L of the final environmental impact statement for the Bonneville Power Administration. The appendices provide information on the following: Ninth circuit Court opinion in Forelaws on Board v. Johnson; guide to Northwest Power act contracts; guide to hydro operations; glossary; affected environment supporting documentation; environmental impacts of generic resource types; information on models used; technical information on analysis; public involvement activities; bibliography; Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act; and biological assessment. (CBS)

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Initial Northwest Power Act Power Sales Contracts : Final Environmental Impact Statement. Volume 3, Appendix M, Contract Copies.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report, is part of the final environmental impact statement of the Bonneville Power Administration, consists of an appendix of contract copies related to the following: Detailed Index to Generic Utility Power Sales Contracts, Text of Generic Utility Contract, Detailed Index to Generic DSI Power Sales Contracts, Text of Generic DSI Contract, Text of Residential Purchase and Sale Agreement (Residential Exchange), and Detailed Index to General Contract Provisions -- GCP Form PSC-2 (Incorporated into all three types of contracts as an Exhibit).

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

EIS-0495: Walla Walla Basin Spring Chinook Hatchery Program; Milton-Freewater, Oregon, and Dayton, Washington  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is preparing an EIS to analyze the potential environmental impacts of funding a proposal by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation to construct and operate a hatchery for spring Chinook salmon in the Walla Walla River basin.

414

Washington Phase II Fish Diversion Screen Evaluations in the Yakima River Basin, 1998.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) evaluated 19 Phase II screen sites in the Yakima River Basin as part of a multi-year study for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) on the effectiveness of fish screening devices. The sites were examined to determine if they were being effectively operated and maintained to provide fish a safe, efficient return to the Yakima River.

Blanton, S.L.; McMichael, Geoffrey A.; Neitzel, D.A.

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

BLID sensor evaluation at a 500-kV substation: an interim report  

SciTech Connect

A joint Sandia Laboratories-Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) evaluation of a buried-line intrusion detection (BLID) sensor is being performed at a 500-kV switching substation. Measurements of the electrical environment and the effects of the environment on the sensor are described.

1979-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Perimeter sensor evaluation at a 500-kV substation. Interim report  

SciTech Connect

A joint Sandia Laboratories-Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) evaluation of exterior perimeter intrusion sensors is being performed at a 500-kV switching substation. Measurements of the electrical environment and the effects of the environment on the sensors are described.

Griffith, R.D.

1978-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

EA-1961: Kalispell-Kerr Transmission Line Rebuild Project, Kalispell and Polson, Montana  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Bonneville Power Administration is preparing an EA to evaluate potential environmental impacts of rebuilding its 41-mile long 115 kilovolt (kV) wood-pole Kalispell-Kerr transmission line between Kalispell and Polson, Montana. Additional information is available on the project website, http://efw.bpa.gov/environmental_services/Document_Library/KALISPELL_KERR/.

418

Microsoft Word - Omak-Area-3G-CX.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9, 2011 9, 2011 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEC-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Roger Thomas Project Manager - TECT-CSB-1 Proposed Action: Omak Area 3G Radio Site Upgrades Budget Information: Work Orders 197229, 197230, & 197231; Task 03 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.19 "Siting, construction, and operation of microwave and radio communication towers and associated facilities..." Location: Okanogan and Douglas counties, Washington Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to upgrade communication equipment at three existing BPA facilities in Okanogan and Douglas counties, Washington. The work would occur at two

419

Microsoft Word - CX-TroutdaleWindowReplacement_WEB.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

, 2011 , 2011 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEPR-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Eric Weekley Project Manager - NWM-4 Proposed Action: Replace existing steel windows at the Troutdale Substation control house PP&A Project No.: PP&A-1699 Budget Information: Work Order No. 242796 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.3 Routine maintenance activities and custodial services for buildings, structures, ... Location: Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) Troutdale Substation located in Troutdale, Oregon Proposed by: BPA Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to replace the deteriorating existing steel windows at the Troutdale Substation control house with new, in-kind steel windows.

420

Oxbow Conservation Area; Middle Fork John Day River, Annual Report 2001-2002.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In early 2001, the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, through their John Day Basin Office, concluded the acquisition of the Middle Fork Oxbow Ranch. Under a memorandum of agreement with the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the Tribes are required to provided BPA an 'annual written report generally describing the real property interests in the Project, HEP analyses undertaken or in progress, and management activities undertaken or in progress'. This report is to be provided to the BPA by 30 April of each year. This is the first annual report filed for the Oxbow Ranch property.

Robertson, Shaun; Smith, Brent; Cochran, Brian

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Charting a course for the future: Technical appendix  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Programs in Perspective is the Bonneville Power Administration's public involvement process for engaging customers and other stakeholders in a regional dialog to set strategic direction and broad program plans for BPA. This process leads into a biennial rate setting cycle and offers a more accessible and flexible opportunity for dialog on broad issues than is possible under the strict administrative procedures of ratemaking. The self-financed character of BPA has made this public process a necessary and valuable one to assure that those who play BPA's rates have a clear understanding and a strong voice in the plans for use of the resulting revenues.

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1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Evaluation of Steelhead Kelt Passage into the Bonneville Dam Second Powerhouse Corner Collector Prior to the Juvenile Migration Seasons, 2007 and 2008  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report documents the results of a steelhead kelt passage study conducted by the PNNL for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Bonneville Dam in early spring 2007 and 2008. At the Second Powerhouse, a surface flow outlet called the corner collector (B2CC) may be an effective non-turbine passage route for steelhead kelt moving downstream in early spring before the main juvenile emigration season. The goal of this project was to inform management decisions regarding B2CC operations by estimating the number of kelt using the B2CC for downstream passage at Bonneville Dam prior to the juvenile spring migration season. We performed a hydroacoustic study from March 2 to April 10, 2007 and from March 13 to April 15, 2008.

Weiland, Mark A.; Kim, Jina; Nagy, William T.; Johnson, Gary E.

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Shepherds Flat Wind Energy Project Shepherds Flat Wind Energy Project The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer contract terms for interconnection of up to 846 megawatts (MW) of power to be generated by the proposed Shepherds Flat Wind Energy Project (Wind Project) into the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS). Caithness Shepherds Flat, LLC (CSF) proposes to construct and operate the proposed Wind Project and has requested interconnection to the FCRTS. The Wind Project will be interconnected at BPA's existing Slatt Substation in Gilliam County, Oregon. To provide the interconnection, BPA will expand BPA's existing Slatt Substation to accommodate a 230-kilovolt (kV) yard and will provide transmission access for up to 846 MW from the Wind Project to BPA's 500-kV transmission system.

424

Record of Decision for the Electrical Interconnection of the Windy Point Wind Energy Project.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer contract terms for interconnection of 250 megawatts (MW) of power to be generated by the proposed Windy Point Wind Energy Project (Wind Project) into the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS). Windy Point Partners, LLC (WPP) propose to construct and operate the proposed Wind Project and has requested interconnection to the FCRTS. The Wind Project will be interconnected at BPA's Rock Creek Substation, which is under construction in Klickitat County, Washington. The Rock Creek Substation will provide transmission access for the Wind Project to BPA's Wautoma-John Day No.1 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line. BPA's decision to offer terms to interconnect the Wind Project is consistent with BPA's Business Plan Final Environmental Impact Statement (BP EIS) (DOE/EIS-0183, June 1995), and the Business Plan Record of Decision (BP ROD, August 15, 1995). This decision thus is tiered to the BP ROD.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Light-Emitting Tag Testing in Conjunction with Testing of the Minimum Gap Runner Turbine Design at Bonneville Dam Powerhouse 1  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes a pilot study conducted by Tom Carlson of PNNL and Mark Weiland of MEVATEC Corp to test the feasibility of using light-emitting tags to visually track objects passing through the turbine environment of a hydroelectric dam. Light sticks were released at the blade tip, mid-blade, and hub in the MGR turbine and a Kaplan turbine at Bonneville Dam and videotaped passing thru the dam to determine visibility and object trajectories.

Carlson, Thomas J

2001-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

426

CX-003234: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3234: Categorical Exclusion Determination 3234: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003234: Categorical Exclusion Determination Demolition of Vacant House at Bonneville Power Administration's Ross Complex CX(s) Applied: B1.23 Date: 07/22/2010 Location(s): Clark County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to demolish a house that it owns located in Clark County, Washington. The house is a part of the Ross Complex, yet outside the Ross Complex fenceline. The abandoned house is a liability to BPA as it is in poor condition and in need of costly renovations. Allowing the house to remain abandoned creates a risk of illegal residence. The house exists on a 0.54 acre lot in a suburban neighborhood. A thorough environmental review was completed on the property

427

CX-001184: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

84: Categorical Exclusion Determination 84: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001184: Categorical Exclusion Determination Hopkins Ridge Generation Plant - Bonneville Power Administration Enters into a Balancing Authority Area Service Agreement with Puget Sound Energy, Inc. CX(s) Applied: B4.1, B4.6 Date: 03/09/2010 Location(s): Columbia County, Vancouver, Canda Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Puget Sound Inc. (PSE) has requested that the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) transfer PSE?s Hopkins Ridge generation plant from BPA?s Balancing Authority Area (BAA) into PSE?s BAA by establishing a new metering/telemetry interchange. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-001184.pdf More Documents & Publications CX-000011: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000014: Categorical Exclusion Determination

428

DOE/EIS-0397: Record of Decision for the Lyle Falls Fish Passage Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (2/20/09)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT RECORD OF DECISION Lyle Falls Fish Passage Project SUMMARY The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to fund modifications to the existing Lyle Falls Fishway on the lower Klickitat River in Klickitat County, Washington. In addition to improving fish passage to the upper part of the Klickitat River watershed, the modifications will facilitate collection and monitoring of biological information for future fishery management and enhance opportunities for adult salmonids to access and utilize habitat in the upper Klickitat River. This decision implements the Proposed Action and Preferred Alternative identified in the Lyle Falls Fish Passage Project (Lyle Falls) EIS (DOE/EIS-0397, November 2008). BPA was

429

ROD AND MAP for Mid-Columbia Coho  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Program RECORD OF DECISION Summary. The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to implement the Proposed Action of the Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Program as described in the Mid- Columbia Coho Restoration Program Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0425) issued in March of 2012. The Proposed Action is for BPA to fund the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation (Yakama Nation) to transition the current Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Program from its feasibility phase to a comprehensive program to restore naturally spawning populations of coho salmon in harvestable numbers to the Wenatchee and Methow river basins in north central Washington State. Construction of a new small hatchery on the Wenatchee River in Chelan

430

Microsoft Word - CX Memo Raver Control House.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Joe Beebe Joe Beebe Project Manager - TESF-CSB-2 Proposed Action: Raver Substation-Control House Expansion & Seismic Retrofit Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B4.11 Electric power substations and interconnection facilities Location: King County, Washington; Township 21 North, Range 7 East, Section 4&5 Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to expand the control house at BPA fee-owned Raver Substation and seismically retrofit the existing structure. The control house expansion is proposed in order to install additional equipment racks and batteries needed to accommodate load growth in the south Puget Sound area. Because the expansion would

431

EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Electrical Interconnection of the Windy Point Wind Energy Project Electrical Interconnection of the Windy Point Wind Energy Project The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer contract terms for interconnection of 250 megawatts (MW) of power to be generated by the proposed Windy Point Wind Energy Project (Wind Project) into the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS). Windy Point Partners, LLC (WPP) propose to construct and operate the proposed Wind Project and has requested interconnection to the FCRTS.1 The Wind Project will be interconnected at BPA's Rock Creek Substation, which is under construction in Klickitat County, Washington. The Rock Creek Substation will provide transmission access for the Wind Project to BPA's Wautoma-John Day No.1 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line. DOE/EIS-0183, Bonneville Power Administration, Record of Decision for the

432

SBOT NAICS Series  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

21119 21119 Other Electric Power Generation Y-12 SITE Gloria Mencer (865) 576-2090 mencergd@y12.doe.gov 221121 Electric Bulk Power Transmission and Control BONNEVILLE POWER ADMIN Greg Eisenach (360) 418-8063 gaeisenach@bpa.gov SOUTHEASTERN POWER ADMIN Ann Craft (706) 213-3823 annc@sepa.doe.gov SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMIN Gary Bridges (918) 595-6671 gary.bridges@swpa.gov WESTERN POWER ADMIN Cheryl Drake (720) 962-7154 drake@wapa.gov 221122 Electric Power Distribution BONNEVILLE POWER ADMIN Greg Eisenach (360) 418-8063 gaeisenach@bpa.gov NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB Larry Sullivan (412) 386-6115 larry.sullivan@netl.doe.gov NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB Larry Sullivan (412) 386-6115 larry.sullivan@netl.doe.gov SOUTHEASTERN POWER ADMIN Ann Craft (706) 213-3823 annc@sepa.doe.gov SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMIN

433

Annual Review of BPA-Funded Fish and Wildlife Projects in Montana, November 28-29, 1984.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Brief summaries of projects investigating the impacts of hydroelectric power projects in Montana on fish and wildlife values are presented. (ACR)

Drais, Gregory

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Microsoft Word - Alcoa_CX.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Mark Miller Mark Miller Account Executive, Long-term Sales and Purchases - PTL-5 Proposed Action: Alcoa Power Sales Contract Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B4.1 Contracts, policies, and marketing and allocation plans for electric power Location: Portland, OR and Ferndale, WA Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to enter into a new power sales contract with Alcoa that would allow BPA to continue to provide service for Alcoa's Intalco Works, an existing aluminum smelter in Ferndale, Washington. Under an existing contract with Alcoa, BPA provided 320 average megawatts (aMW) of firm power to Alcoa from December 22, 2009 until October 1, 2012, and is currently providing 300 aMW through December 31, 2012.

435

Resource Contingency Program : Draft Environmental Impact Statement.  

SciTech Connect

In 1990, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) embarked upon the Resource Contingency Program (RCP) to fulfill its statutory responsibilities to supply electrical power to its utility, industrial and other customers in the Pacific Northwest. Instead of buying or building generating plants now, BPA has purchased options to acquire power later if needed. Three option development agreements were signed in September 1993 with three proposed natural gas-fired, combined cycle combustion turbine CT projects near Chehalis and Satsop Washington and near Hermiston, Oregon. This environmental impact statement addresses the environmental consequences of purchasing power from these options. This environmental impact statement addresses the environmental consequences of purchasing power from these options.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

DOE/EIS-0285-SA-137: Supplement Analysis for the Transmission System Vegetation Management Program FEIS - Chemawa-Salem 1&2 (4/1/03)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7- Chemawa-Salem1&2) 7- Chemawa-Salem1&2) Mark Newbill Natural Resource Specialist- TFE/Chemawa Proposed Action: Vegetation Management for the Chemawa-Salem #1 115 kV and #2 230 kV transmission lines from Chemawa Substation to Salem Substation. Location: The project is located in the BPA Eugene Region, Marion County, Oregon. Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Description of the Proposal: BPA proposes to remove unwanted vegetation along the right-of- way, access roads, switch platforms, and around tower structures of the subject transmission line corridor that may impede the operation and maintenance of the identified transmission lines. BPA plans to conduct vegetation control with the goal of removing tall growing vegetation that is currently or will soon be a hazard to the transmission line. BPA's overall goal is to have low-

437

Microsoft Word - CX-DNRCulvertsFY12_WEB .docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

30, 2012 30, 2012 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEPR-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Rick Ross Engineer - TELF-TPP-3 Proposed Action: BPA/DNR Access Road Improvements Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): Appendix B1.3, Routine maintenance Location: Jefferson, Clallam, King and Skamania counties, Washington Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: BPA is proposing to replace existing culverts at eight access road stream crossings that present barriers to fish passage. These improvements will be made on BPA easement access roads within Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) owned and managed lands. BPA will make these improvements by installing new fish friendly

438

EA-1855: Draft Environmental Assessment | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Draft Environmental Assessment Draft Environmental Assessment EA-1855: Draft Environmental Assessment The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to rebuild the Creston-Bell 115-kilovolt transmission line. The 54-mile long, wood pole line extends from the BPA Creston substation to the BPA Bell substation in Lincoln and Spokane Counties, Washington. The project would include replacing wood poles, associated structural components, and conductor, improvements to some existing access roads, construction of 10 miles of new access roads, and some vegetation removal. The rebuild would enable BPA to maintain reliable electric service and avoid risks to the public and worker safety. The line would continue to operate at 115-kV. EA-1855-DEA-2012-BPA-Creston-Bell.pdf More Documents & Publications

439

Microsoft Word - Delrio_ChiefJo_FosterCreek_CX.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6, 2012 6, 2012 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEC-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Ben Deschuytter Project Manager -TEP-CSB-1 Proposed Action: D Analog Communications Retirement at Del Rio, Chief Joseph, and Foster Creek Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.19 Microwave, meteorological, and radio towers Location: Douglas County, Washington Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to upgrade communication equipment at three existing facilities in Douglas County, Washington. The work would occur at two of BPA's substations, Del Rio and Chief Joseph, and at BPA's Foster Creek radio site. Activities at these sites are in connection with the retirement of BPA's D analog communication system. At Del Rio, activities would

440

Microsoft Word - CX-OTEC-West-JohnDaySub-MeterProjectFY13_WEB.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Walker Miller Walker Miller Electrical Engineer - TPCF-PASCO Proposed Action: Revenue Meter Replacement at Oregon Trail Electric Co-op's (OTEC's) West John Day Substation PP&A Project No: 2595 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.7 Electronic Equipment Location: Grant County, Oregon Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to replace an old JEM1 revenue meter at OTEC's West John Day Substation. The meter would be replaced with a new JEMStar meter inside OTEC's existing control house. The new meter would allow BPA to meter load from a new transformer OTEC is installing. This meter will be installed by BPA personnel and it will remain the property and responsibility of BPA.

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441

Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) Spring 2011 Meeting Report  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

PAGE 1 OF 18 PAGE 1 OF 18 FEDERAL UTILITY PARTNERSHIP WORKING GROUP (FUPWG) SPRING 2011 MEETING REPORT PORTLAND, OR WELCOME - MIKE WEEDALL, BPA (MJWEEDALL@BPA.GOV) * Bonneville Power serves 130+ distribution companies, or 85% of the transmission in the region in the Pacific Northwest * BPA encourages energy efficiency improvements with their customers * Agencies assisted: Army, Navy, GSA, Forest Service, National Parks o Projects completed: lighting, HVAC, controls, specific processes, building shell * Working to build sustainability plans to achieve carbon reduction goals * Efficiency has proven to be less expensive than other resources available - energy efficiency is BPA's third largest resource (viewed seriously by BPA) DAVID MCANDREW, DOE FEMP (DAVID.MCANDREW@EE.DOE.GOV)

442

Microsoft Word - CX-AlveyPascoSnoh-HF-Antenna_WEB.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1, 2013 1, 2013 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEPR-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Roger Thomas Project Manager - TECT-CSB-1 Proposed Action: Install high frequency antennas at Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) maintenance headquarters PP&A Project No.: 2,600 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.19 Microwave, meteorological, and radio towers Locations: Multiple; including BPA's Alvey, Pasco, and Snohomish maintenance headquarters Proposed by: BPA Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to install high frequency radio antennas within existing BPA maintenance headquarters sites. Antenna design varies by site, but generally the small antennas will be mounted between 20-35 feet above the ground using one or

443

Non-Federal Participation Capacity Ownership : Administrator`s Final Record of Decision.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In a September 1988 Record of Decision (ROD), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) explained its decision to proceed with the Third Alternating Current (Third AC) Intertie addition construction project using its own funding. At that time, BPA`s decision on non-Federal ownership access to the added capacity was deferred to a separate non-Federal participation policy development process. BPA`s preferred alternative for providing non-Federal Intertie access is to adopt Capacity Ownership for 725 MW. Capacity Ownership allows non-Federal PNW scheduling utilities to purchase contract rights to use protions of BPA`s share of AC Intertie capacity for the life of the Intertie facilities. This ROD documents BPA`s decision to proceed with Capacity Ownership for non-Federal parties.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Non-Federal Participation Federal Marketing and Joint Ventures : Administrator`s Record of Decision.  

SciTech Connect

By this Record of Decision, the Bonneville Power Administrtion (BPA) adopts the Federal Marketing and Joint Ventures alternative to guide future BPA contract negotiations involving use of the Pacific Northwest-Pacific Southwest AC Intertie (Intertie). To implement this concept, BPa intends to negotiate an array of flexible, market-oriented contracts, expanded Intertie access for non-BPA parties, efficient use of Federal Columbia River resources, and facilitation of efficient, coordinated west coast development of generating resources. Federal Marketing and Joint Ventures meets need and serves purposes to a better degree than No Action. BPA considers Federal Marketing and Joint Ventures to be the environmentally preferable alternative in that it encourages long-term coordination of west coast generating resource development and operation. This provides the greatest opportunity to decrease generation of more environmentally harmful plants which would otherwise have greater effects on air, land, and water, and to avoid construction of new generation plants.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

(DOE/EIS-0285/SA-10): Supplement Analysis for the Transmission System Vegetation Management Program FEIS 5/15/01  

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0) 0) Donald F. Atkinson - TFN/Snohomish Natural Resource Specialist Proposed Action: Vegetation Management along the Covington-Duwamish No. 1 ROW from the Covington Substation to tower 10/4. Location: The ROW is located in King County, WA, being in the Snohomish Region. Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to clear unwanted vegetation in the rights-of- ways and around tower structures that may impede the operation and maintenance of the subject transmission line. All work will be in