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
This represents loads and resources in BPA's Balancing Authority (BA) including some that are not BPA's.
It does not include BPA loads served by transfer, scheduled out of region,
or scheduled to customers with their own BAs such as Seattle and Tacoma

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:

Coffin ButteJames River WaunaRoosevelt Landfill
Columbia Ridge LandfillJC BiomethaneSeneca Sawmill
Cosmopolis Specialty FibersLongview FibreSierra Pacific Sawmill
Finley ButteNippon BiomassTacoma Biomass
Frederickson (50.15%)Olympic ViewUniv of Oregon Cogen
Georgia Pacific MillOregon StreetWeyco (BPA Share)
Grays Harbor EnergyRiver Road GenerationWeyerhaeuser Longview
Hampton Lumber MillRiverbend Landfill

The plants that make up the total hydro generation are:

Albeni FallsGrand CouleeLower Monumental
Big CliffGreen PeterMcNary
Big Fork GenerationGreen SpringsMcNary Fishway
BonnevilleGills CreekMiddle Fork
CarmenHungry HorsePackwood
ChandlerIce HarborRoza
Chief JosephJacksonSmith Creek
CougarJohn DayThe Dalles
Cowlitz FallsLake CreekThe Dalles Fishway
DworshakLittle GooseYakima Drop Plant
Dworshak Clearwater HatcheryLookout PointYoungs Creek Hydro
Esquatzel CanalLost Creek
FosterLower Granite

The plants that make up the total nuclear generation are:

Columbia Generating Station

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