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  1. Westbound I-84 lanes closed Saturday morning, ODOT saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | The Columbian

    ... ODOT to remove large trees endangering the road, the agency said in a news release. The Bonneville Power Administration was scheduled to remove the trees, some of which are located near the Toothrock Tunnel. "Bringing down the trees could result in ...

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  2. Richland council considers 6.5 percent rate increase for power customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The city follows the lead of the the Benton and Franklin public utility districts, which have increased rates because the Bonneville Power Administration is increasing the wholesale cost to its member utilities Oct. 1. The proposed rate increase will go to the council for a first reading Tuesday. If approved, it will come back for a second reading and final approval Oct. 3. It annually collects about $50 million in fees paid by customers.

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  3. September 13, 2017 - Solar output on CAISO system fell by 55 percent...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Public Power

    ... the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District in Arizona, and the Bonneville Power Administration in the Pacific Northwest, among others. LADWP, SRP and BPA are all public power entities. The energy coming across interties was ...

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  4. Benton PUD raises ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The Benton Public Utility Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to increase prices to pay for a 3.8 percent price increase in the cost of electricity it purchases from the Bonneville Power Administration. Residential customers will see the increase in the daily base rate they are charged for service.

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  5. Benton PUD rate to rise 1.9 percent on Oct. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    ... of comparable Northwest utilities: $122. It's a direct result of a rate increase for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), which goes into effect the same day. BPA's average wholesale rate will rise by 5.4 percent on Oct. 1. It is the primary ...

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  6. Energy rate increase announcedRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Star Valley Independent

    ... of the cost of obtaining energy going up. "Lower Valley Energy's main electricity provider, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), announced this summer in its Final Record of Decision it will be raising rates," Tanabe said. "The cost of the power ...

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  7. Fire crews say Monday forecast helps Eagle Creek fire effort; I-84 closed for at least another weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | OregonLive.com

    ... firefighters are working. The prohibitions apply to anyone trying to use the area other than Bonneville Power Administration employees, Army Corps of Engineer staff, firefighters and fish hatchery workers. Officials plan to hold two community ...

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  8. WA Firefighters Catch a Break as Winds ShiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | FireHouse.com

    ... Highway 14. The goal for fire crews is to keep the fire east of Archer Creek, south of the Bonneville Power Administration transmission corridor, west of Duncan Creek and north of a pipeline that runs through the area. Highway 14 remains closed to ...

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  9. Managers Work To Keep Bonneville Dam Going Despite FiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... the powerhouses or evacuate staff, water could pass through the dam spillways safely. The Bonneville Power Administration says so far, only one stretch of major transmission lines that run from Bonneville to Hood River have been shut off. The town ...

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  10. Portland agrees to sell hydroelectric power to PGE for undisclosed amountRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | OregonLive.com

    ... the Portland Utility Board, and the retired vice president of energy efficiency at the Bonneville Power Administration. Weedall told committee members in a meeting last week that the city could have made a lot more money. He said he'd talked to ...

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  11. August 30, 2017 - PJM details drop in solar generation tied to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Public Power

    ... the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District in Arizona, and the Bonneville Power Administration in the Pacific Northwest, among others. LADWP, SRP and BPA are all public power entities. If you are having trouble receiving ...

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  12. Portland Water Bureau's oversight officials call secret PGE deal 'paternalistic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | OregonLive.com

    ... 15 years. Committee Member Mike Weedall, retired vice president of energy efficiency at the Bonneville Power Administration, told fellow committee members after the meeting that he's spoken to people who said they'd have loved to bid on purchasing ...

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  13. Engineers hope to ride infrastructure spending to expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | The Columbian

    ... projects like substations. It counts Portland General Electric, the Port of Portland and the Bonneville Power Administration among its top clients. "We don't just do infrastructure projects, but that is one of the big drivers in the area," ...

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  14. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | The Columbian

    ... maintenance. The $2.6 million project is being funded by the utility, an incentive from the Bonneville Power Administration, and a $350,000 grant from the Washington Department of Commerce. Justin Andrews, a streetlighting specialist with Clark ...

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  15. Richland nuclear plant shut down over valve problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Operators took the Richland nuclear plant down at 4:05 p.m. Sunday and it remained off line Tuesday morning, according to a Bonneville Power Administration transmission output report . Officials said the shutdown is associated with a valve connected to the plant's steam condenser in the station's turbine building.

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  16. Special Post Tensioned Bridge Slabs Produced for Pine Basin Bridge ReplacementRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2017 | PR.com

    As the best way to proceed, the Bonneville Power Administration reviewed their options for rebuilding this bridge and selected the use of precast concrete bridge components for the deck. Littleton, CO, August 20, 2017 -- -- Oldcastle Precast Idaho Falls teamed with Bonneville Power Administration, HK Contractors, and Bryant Greene Concrete to replace the bridge at the entrance to Pine Basin Camp in Swan Valley, Idaho.

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  17. Letter: Dams save our baconRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | The Columbian

    I looked at the Bonneville Power Administration generation graph for the five hottest days in our recent heat wave - very revealing when you consider the afternoon peak loads exceeded 8,000 megawatts for several days. These extreme loads must be matched at any given instant by sufficient generation or bad things happen.

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  18. Coeur d'Alene workshop scheduled on proposed Avista rate increase - Thu, 17 Aug 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... justed yearly to account for fluctuations in the wholesale power prices and credits from the Bonneville Power Administration. If approved, the bill for a typical customer using 910 kilowatt hours of electricity per month would go up by $1.73.

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  19. PUD revisits Oneida water main extensionRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... by Pacific PUD and addressed several issues including billing, which will be handled by Bonneville Power Administration on the behalf of both PUDs. Tramblie reported that he had received only one bid, in the amount of $28,000, to upgrade computer ...

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  20. Bonneville Power Administration Northwest federal agencies come...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Electric Energy Online

    ... the ground that will help recover native fish species. Federal Caucus members include: the Bonneville Power Administration, the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NOAA Fisheries, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife, the U.S. Geological ...

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