System News & Studies

  • CLOSED LOOP PROBE TEST PLAN
    Test Plan 2016  (2016Sep07)
    Please direct any questions to Jim Burns at jwburns@bpa.gov or
    Dan Goodrich at dagoodrich@bpa.gov.
  • PDCI AC-VDCOL PERFORMANCE TEST PLAN
    Test Plan 2016  (2016Feb24)
    Please direct any questions to Jim Burns at jwburns@bpa.gov or
    Dan Goodrich at dagoodrich@bpa.gov.
  • PERFORMANCE VALIDATION & NOISE INJECTION STAGED TEST PLANS
    Please direct any questions to Jim Burns at jwburns@bpa.gov or
    Dan Goodrich at dagoodrich@bpa.gov
  • PERFORMANCE VALIDATION & NOISE INJECTION STAGED TEST PLAN 2008
    Under this plan the Chief Joseph Braking Resistor will be test inserted, the PDCI Probing 3-cycle signals at 0.25 Hz and 0.7 Hz tests and mid-level probing tests will be applied, as well as additional Noise Injection Tests to the Pacific HVDC Intertie on August 19-20, 2008.
    Test Plan 2008  (2008Jul31)
    Summary Report for August 19, 2008
    This is a summary report of the INTERIM Test of Aug 19, 2008.
    Please direct any questions to Jim Burns at jwburns@bpa.gov.
  • RAS GEN DROP ARMING
    For the last three years, High Gen Drop RAS has been armed 47.1% of the time (range 9.8%-99.9% per month). Low Gen Drop RAS has been armed 35.4% of the time (range of 1.9% to 99.9% per month). Please direct any questions to John Kerr at jskerr@bpa.gov. (2009Aug25)