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FERC asks BPA for cost-sharing plan

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Friday, December 21, 2012

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission upheld its ruling that the Bonneville Power Administration was discriminating against wind power when it asked wind farms to power down after high water runoff.

In the ruling issued Thursday, FERC essentially said while BPA was doing better in its equitable handling of oversupply events, the administration still needs to come up a more fair cost-sharing plan for that protocol.

In March, BPA filed a plan with FERC to compensate wind energy operators with a partial reimbursement for of missed revenue. This week, FERC essentially sided with wind energy operators saying that plan wasn't exactly equitable and giving the administration 90 days to come up with something else.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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