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Title: Newberry Geothermal Pilot Project : Final Environmental Impact Statement.

Abstract

BPA has decided to acquire 20 average megawatts (aMW) of electrical power from a privately-owned geothermal power plant on the west flank of Newberry Volcano in Deschutes County, Oregon. The Newberry Project will generate 30 aMW and will be developed, owned, and operated by CE Newberry, Inc. of Portland, Oregon. In addition, BPA has decided to grant billing credits to EWEB for 10 aMW of electrical power and to provide wheeling services to EWEB for the transmission of this power to their system. BPA expects the Newberry Project to be in commercial operation by November 1997. BPA has statutory responsibilities to supply electrical power to its utility industrial and other customers in the Pacific Northwest. The Newberry Project will be used to meet the electrical power supply obligations of these customers. The Newberry Project will also demonstrate the availability of geothermal power to meet power supply needs in the Pacific Northwest and is expected to be the first commercial geothermal plant in the region. The Newberry Project was selected under the BPA Geothermal Pilot Project Program. The goal of the Program is to initiate development of the Pacific Northwest`s large, but essentially untapped, geothermal resources, and to confirm the availabilitymore » of this resource to meet the energy needs of the region. The primary underlying objective of this Program is to assure the supply of alternative sources of electrical power to help meet growing regional power demands and needs.« less

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
USDOE Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10191572
Report Number(s):
DOE/EIS-0207
ON: DE95001766; NC: NONE; TRN: 94:010060
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Sep 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES; RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT; BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION; GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; Geothermal power plants - Environmental aspects - Oregon; 150500; ECONOMIC, INDUSTRIAL, AND BUSINESS ASPECTS

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US Forest Service, US Bureau of Land Management, and US Bonneville Power Administration. Newberry Geothermal Pilot Project : Final Environmental Impact Statement.. United States: N. p., 1994. Web. doi:10.2172/10191572.
US Forest Service, US Bureau of Land Management, & US Bonneville Power Administration. Newberry Geothermal Pilot Project : Final Environmental Impact Statement.. United States. doi:10.2172/10191572.
US Forest Service, US Bureau of Land Management, and US Bonneville Power Administration. Thu . "Newberry Geothermal Pilot Project : Final Environmental Impact Statement.". United States. doi:10.2172/10191572. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10191572.
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title = {Newberry Geothermal Pilot Project : Final Environmental Impact Statement.},
author = {US Forest Service and US Bureau of Land Management and US Bonneville Power Administration},
abstractNote = {BPA has decided to acquire 20 average megawatts (aMW) of electrical power from a privately-owned geothermal power plant on the west flank of Newberry Volcano in Deschutes County, Oregon. The Newberry Project will generate 30 aMW and will be developed, owned, and operated by CE Newberry, Inc. of Portland, Oregon. In addition, BPA has decided to grant billing credits to EWEB for 10 aMW of electrical power and to provide wheeling services to EWEB for the transmission of this power to their system. BPA expects the Newberry Project to be in commercial operation by November 1997. BPA has statutory responsibilities to supply electrical power to its utility industrial and other customers in the Pacific Northwest. The Newberry Project will be used to meet the electrical power supply obligations of these customers. The Newberry Project will also demonstrate the availability of geothermal power to meet power supply needs in the Pacific Northwest and is expected to be the first commercial geothermal plant in the region. The Newberry Project was selected under the BPA Geothermal Pilot Project Program. The goal of the Program is to initiate development of the Pacific Northwest`s large, but essentially untapped, geothermal resources, and to confirm the availability of this resource to meet the energy needs of the region. The primary underlying objective of this Program is to assure the supply of alternative sources of electrical power to help meet growing regional power demands and needs.},
doi = {10.2172/10191572},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {Thu Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 1994},
month = {Thu Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 1994}
}

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