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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 from Customers

Current Business Practice

Redline Version

Simultaneous Submission Window Processing, Version 1

Comments due by July 25, 2014

Superseded January 2013 version

Simultaneous Submission Window Processing, Version 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Original Customer comments from January 2013

New Business Practice

Simultaneous Submission Window Processing, Version 1 redline

Partial Long-Term Firm Service, Version 8

Comments are due by July 8, 2014

Customer Comments Partial Long-Term Firm Service, Version 7 Due to the many edits, there will not be a redline.

Conditional Firm Transmission Service, Version 17

Comments are due by September 20, 2013

  Conditional Firm Transmission Service, Version 16 Conditional Firm Transmission Service, Version 17
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  
Operating Reserves, Version 10 No Comments  
Scheduling Transmission Service, Version 15 Scheduling Transmission Service, Version 15, Responses to Customer Comments  
Unauthorized Increase Charge, Version 2 Unauthorized Increase Charge, Version 2, Responses to Customer Comments  
Failure to Comply, Version 9 Failure to Comply, Version 9, Responses to Customer Comments  
Committed Scheduling for the 2014-15 Rate Period, Version 4 Committed Scheduling for the 2014-15 Rate Period, Version 4, Responses to Customer Comments  
Balancing Services Resources Prequalification, Version 2 Balancing Services Resources Prequalification, Version 2, Responses to Customer Comments  
Self-Supply of Balancing Services, Version 1 Self-Supply of Balancing Services, Version 1, Response to Customer Comments  

Balancing Service Election For DERBS and VERBS, Version 2

Balancing Service Election For DERBS and VERBS, Version 2, Response to Customer Comments

 

Election of Full Service for Wind Resources, Version 1

Election of Full Service for Wind Resources, Version 1, Response to Customer Comments

 
Customer Supplied Generation Imbalance Pilot Program, Version 4 Customer Supplied Generation Imbalance Pilot Program, Version 4, Response to Customer Comments  
Preemption of Short-Term Requests and Reservations, Version 1 Preemption of Short-Term Requests and Reservations, Version 1, Response to Customer Comments  
Failure to Comply, Version 8 Failure to Comply, Version 8, Response to Customer Comments, 8/27/13  
Committed Scheduling for the 2014-2015 Rate Period, Version 1 Committed Scheduling for the 2014-2015 Rate Period, Version 1, Response to Customer Comments, 7/5/13  
On Demand Resource Scheduling, Version 7 On Demand Resource Scheduling, Version 7, Response to Customer Comments, 7/1/13  

Transmission Service Request (TSR) Study Procedures, Version 1

Data Exhibit: PTP

Data Exhibit: NT

Transmission Service Request (TSR) Study Procedures, Version 1, Response to Customer Comments, 5/22/13  
Redispatch & Curtailment Procedures, Version 9 Redispatch & Curtailment Procedures, Version 9, Response to Customer Comments, 5/21/13  

Oversupply Management Protocol, Version 3

Oversupply Management Protocol, Version 3, Response to Customer Comments, 4/2/13

 
Establishing Minimum Generation Levels and Maximum Ramp Rates for Oversupply, Version 2 Establishing Minimum Generation Levels and Maximum Ramp Rates for Oversupply, Version 2, Response to Customer Comments, 4/2/13  

Balancing Service Election for Dispatchable Energy Resource Balancing Service (DERBS) and Variable Energy Resource Balancing Service (VERBS) Version 1

Balancing Service Election for Dispatchable Energy Resource Balancing Service (DERBS) and Variable Energy Resource Balancing Service (VERBS) Version 1, Response to Customer Comments, 4/1/13

 

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