Proposed Open Access Transmission Tariff; Public Hearing and Opportunities for Public Review and Comment
Bonneville is holding a proceeding pursuant to the Federal Power Act, to establish a generally applicable open access transmission tariff (OATT). Bonneville has designated this proceeding Docket No. TC- 20. The Bonneville Project Act of 1937 and the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act provide the Bonneville Administrator with broad authority to enter into contracts upon such terms and conditions and in such manner as the Administrator may deem necessary. The Federal Power Act provides procedures the Administrator may use when establishing terms and conditions of general applicability for transmission service across the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS). By this notice, Bonneville announces the commencement of a proceeding to establish a generally applicable OATT, which includes the terms and conditions for transmission, ancillary, and generator interconnection services over the FCRTS to be effective on October 1, 2019.
Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021 Proposed Power and Transmission Rate Adjustments Public Hearing and Opportunities for Public Review and Comment
Bonneville is holding a proceeding pursuant to Section 7(i) of the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Northwest Power Act) to establish power and transmission rates for FY 2020-2021. Bonneville has designated this proceeding Docket No. BP-20. The Northwest Power Act provides that Bonneville must establish, and periodically review and revise, its power and transmission rates so that they recover, in accordance with sound business principles, the costs associated with the acquisition, conservation, and transmission of electric power, including amortization of the Federal investment in the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) over a reasonable number of years, and Bonneville's other costs and expenses. For transmission rates only, the Northwest Power Act requires that the costs of the Federal transmission system be equitably allocated between Federal and non-Federal power utilizing the system. The Northwest Power Act requires that Bonneville's rates be established based on the record of a formal hearing. By this notice, Bonneville announces the commencement of a power and transmission rate adjustment proceeding for power, transmission, and ancillary and control area services rates to be effective on October 1, 2019.