Presentation on theme: "1 WECC PCC Meeting March 7, 2008. 2 Members Avista Bonneville Power Administration Chelan County PUD Cowlitz County PUD Grant County PUD Puget Sound Energy."— Presentation transcript:
2 Members Avista Bonneville Power Administration Chelan County PUD Cowlitz County PUD Grant County PUD Puget Sound Energy Seattle City Light Snohomish County PUD Tacoma Power
3 Where We are Now First year of operation: –Grew company to ten full-time employees. –Permanent office space –Two programs in operation (Planning & Expansion and developmental Reliability) –Another program, OASIS, about to activate.
4 Goal is a coordinated northwest-wide transmission expansion plan developed in an open and transparent forum. Covers the next 10 years Initial assessment to be completed in April Draft Plan to be completed in December Biennial Plan
7 Puget Sound Area Study Team –Addressing concerns that the Puget Sound Area transmission system may not be able to simultaneously meet both local customer reliability needs and Canadian transfer requirements. Northern Mid-Columbia Study –About to be initiated Two Focused Study Efforts
Other ColumbiaGrid Initiatives OASIS Redispatch Visibility Improvements Outage Coordination Common Queue 8