BPA Balancing Authority Load and Total Wind, Hydro, Fossil/Biomass, and Nuclear Generation, Near-Real-Time

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

Total nuclear 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 fossil/biomass generation are:

Boardman (10%) James River Wauna Seneca Sawmill
Coffin Butte JC Biomethane Sierra Pacific Sawmill
Columbia Ridge Landfill Longview Fibre Tacoma Biomass
Cosmopolis Specialty Fibers Nippon Biomass Univ of Oregon Cogen
Finley Butte Olympic View Weyco (BPA Share)
Frederickson (50.15%) Oregon Street Weyerhaeuser Longview
Georgia Pacific Mill River Road Generation
Grays Harbor Energy Riverbend Landfill
Hampton Lumber Mill Roosevelt Landfill

The plants that make up the total hydro generation are:

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

The plants that make up the total nuclear generation are:

Columbia Generating Station

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