BPA Balancing Authority Load and Total Wind, Hydro, and Thermal Generation, Near-Real-Time

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For Historical Data, See Item#5 on the wind page of transmission.bpa.gov

Balancing Authority Load and Total Wind Generation Chart, Last 7 days

Total hydro and thermal generation was recently added to this page.
You will see that the total generation is always greater than the total BPA load because most of the time BPA is a net exporter of energy. The BPA Load does not include scheduled energy to other balancing authority areas.

The plants that make up the total thermal generation are:

Big Hannaford Grays Harbor Riverbend Landfill
Boardman (10%) Grays Harbor Paper Roosevelt Landfill
Centralia Hampton Lumber Mill Sierra Pacific Sawmill
Chehalis Hermiston Seneca Sawmill
Coffin Butte James River Simpson-Tacoma Kraft
Columbia Generating Stations Kimberly Clark Wauna
Columbia Ridge Landfill Klamath CoGen Weyco
Finley Butte Longview Fibre Weyerhaeuser
Franklin-Pasco Generation Morrow Power at Makad Weyerhaeuser Longview
Frederickson (50.15%) Olympic View
Georgia Pacific River Road Generation

The plants that make up the total hydro generation are:

Albeni Falls Green Peter McNary
Big Cliff Green Springs McNary Fishway
Big Fork Generation Henry Jackson Middle Fork
Bonneville Hills Creek Packwood
Carmen Hungry Horse Roza
Chandler Ice Harbor Smith Creek
Chief Joseph John Day The Dalles
Cougar Lake Creek The Dalles Fishway
Cowlitz Falls Leaburg Trail Bridge
Detroit Libby Walterville
Dexter Little Goose Yakima Drop Plant
Dworshak Lost Creek
Dworshak Clearwater Hatchery Lower Granite
Foster Lookout Point
Grand Coulee Lower Monumental

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