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Out for Comment and Responses

The development of business practices includes a public review of newly proposed business practices as well as changes to existing business practices. This page contains documents that are currently open for public comment and those that have been posted as final with BPA Transmission Services' responses to comments.

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Business Practices Currently Out for Comment

All business practices in this list are under revision and stakeholder comments are being sought.

Business Practice Out for Comment

Comments received from Customers

Current Business Practice

Redline Version
Dynamic Transfer Operating and Scheduling Requirements, Version 5 Comments are due September 23, 2015 Dynamic Transfer Operating and Scheduling Requirements, Version 4 Dynamic Transfer Operating and Scheduling Requirements, Version 5
Requesting Transmission Service, Version 26 Comments are due August 25, 2015 Requesting Transmission Service, Version 25 Requesting Transmission Service, Version 26 Redline
Partial Long-Term Firm Service, Version 9 Comments are due August 25, 2015 Partial Long-Term Firm Service, Version 8 Partial Long-Term Firm Service, Version 9 Redline
Line and Load Interconnection Procedures, Version 3 Comments are due August 21, 2015 Line and Load Interconnection Procedures, Version 2 Line and Load Interconnection Procedures, Version 3 Redline
Transmission Credits for Non-GI Network Upgrades, Version 3 Comments are due August 21, 2015 Transmission Credits for Non-GI Network Upgrades, Version 2 Transmission Credits for Non-GI Network Upgrades, Version 3 Redline
Committed Scheduling Version 6 Comments due August 10, 2015 Committed Scheduling Version 5 Committed Scheduling Version 6 Redline
Generation Imbalance Service Version 12 Comments due August 10, 2015 Generation Imbalance Service Version 11 Generation Imbalance Service Version 12 Redline
Uncommitted Scheduling Version 1 Comments due August 10, 2015 N/A N/A
Balancing Service Election for Dispatchable Energy Resource Balancing Service (DERBS) and Variable Energy Resource Balancing Service (VERBS) Version 3

Portland General Electric

Tilghman Associates

Balancing Service Election for Dispatchable Energy Resource Balancing Service (DERBS) and Variable Energy Resource Balancing Service (VERBS)Version 2 Balancing Service Election for Dispatchable Energy Resource Balancing Service (DERBS) and Variable Energy Resource Balancing Service (VERBS) Version 3 Redline
Final Business Practices & BPA Responses to Customer Comments

All business practices in this list have been changed recently but the comment period is past.

Final Business Practice

Response to Customer Comments
Requesting Transmission Service, Version 25 Response to Customer Comments 5/13/15 - Requesting Transmission Service, Version 25
Redirects, Version 18 Response to Customer Comments 5/15/15 - Redirects, Version 18
Customer Data Entry, Version 3 No comments were received.
Requesting Transmission Service, Version 24 Response to Customer Comments 3/13/15 - Requesting Transmission Service, Version 24
Scheduling Transmission Service, Version 17 No comments were received.
Preemption of Short-Term Requests and Reservations, Version 2 Response to Customer Comments 3/13/15 - Preemption of Short-Term Requests and Reservations, Version 2
Requesting Transmission Service, Version 23 Requesting Transmission Service, Version 23 Responses to Customer Comments, 10/29/2014
Long-Term Firm Queue: Evaluation of Requests and Offer of Service, Version 9 Long-Term Firm Queue: Evaluation of Requests and Offer of Service, Version 9 Responses to Customer Comments 10/27/14
Dynamic Transfer Limits: Operating Procedures for Use of Upper and Lower Transfer Limits on BPA’s Transmission System, Version 1 No comments were received.
Failure to Comply, Version 10 Failure to Comply, Version 10 Responses to Customer Comments, 10/20/2014
Redispatch and Curtailment Procedures, Version 10 Redispatch and Curtailment Procedures, Version 10 Responses to Customer Comments, 10/17/2014
Energy Imbalance Service, Version 11 Energy Imbalance Service, Version 11 Responses to Customer Comments, 10/03/2014
Generation Imbalance Service, Version 11 Generation Imbalance Service, Version 11 Responses to Customer Comments, 10/03/2014
Committed Scheduling for the 2014-15 Rate Period, Version 5 Committed Scheduling for the 2014-15 Rate Period, Version 5 Responses to Customer Comments, 10/01/2014
Dynamic Transfer Operating and Scheduling Requirement, Version 4 Dynamic Transfer Operating and Scheduling Requirement, Version 4 Responses to Customer Comments, 9/30/2014
Scheduling Transmission Service, Version 16 Scheduling Transmission Service, Version 16. Responses to Customer Comments, 9/29/2014
Simultaneous Submission Window Processing, Version 1 No comments were received.
Partial Long-Term Firm Service, Version 8 Partial Long-Term Firm Service, Version 8. Responses to Customer Comments, 8/14/14
Operating Reserves, Version 10 No Comments
Scheduling Transmission Service, Version 15 Scheduling Transmission Service, Version 15, Responses to Customer Comments, 4/30/14
Unauthorized Increase Charge, Version 2 Unauthorized Increase Charge, Version 2, Responses to Customer Comments, 8/24/14

BPA Transmission Services' Response to Customer Comments documents in .pdf are posted here for one year after the final business practice is posted.