With fall approaching and the advantage of hindsight, the Bonneville Power Administration is studying its response to the hot weather and fire emergencies for learned lessons that that will help its response to future wildfire emergencies.
Act now to be ready for summer and winter demand peaks in light of coal plant retirements and state polices limiting carbon emissions, experts advise.
The cuts are part of an effort by Bonneville to hold costs at or below the rate of inflation for the next 10 years.
The Bonneville Power Administration is identifying potential cuts in the budget of the Council’s Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program, including so far to water acquisitions and a net-pen salmon production program.
Bonneville Power Administration faces challenges to remain competitive, administrator says.
Steve Kern, general manager of Cowlitz PUD, addressed the Council at its February meeting to discuss the Bonneville Power Administration's position in the wholesale power market.
Selling Bonneville power at market rates would raise costs to consumers by 20-40 percent, a Council assessment shows.
On May 15th and 16th of 2018, energy efficiency professionals from across the region will descend on Tacoma, Washington for Energy Efficiency Exchange 2018. We’re in the midst of planning and would love to hear from you.
Inexpensive surplus renewable power from California may have a chilling effect on the Bonneville Power Administration's fish and wildlife budget if its own surplus power sales decline.