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2002 Final Power Rate Proposal

 
(posted May 19, 2000)
 

 
Marginal Cost Analysis (MCA) Study

Rate Document Number: WP-02-FS-BPA-04
Publication Number: DOE/BP-3286
Number of Pages: 47
Contact Person: Rob Anderson, BPA Power Business Line, (503) 230-5952, rwanderson@bpa.gov

Summary: The Marginal Cost Analysis (MCA) is used for two purposes in the rate case. First, it is used to inform, but not to directly set, the price level at which BPA buys and sells in the bulk power market. Second, the MCA provides a basis for sending price signals through BPA's rate design.

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PDF version of entire study (181 kb, posted on May 19, 2000)



 
MCA Documentation

Rate Document Number: WP-02-FS-BPA-04A
Publication Number: DOE/BP-3287
Number of Pages: 309
Contact Person: Rob Anderson, BPA Power Business Line, (503) 230-5952, rwanderson@bpa.gov

Summary: The MCA documentation consists of two chapters. Chapter 1 contains the key input tables from the MCA for the AURORA model. Chapter 2 contains the Mid-Columbia hourly prices output from the AURORA model based on the MCA assumptions.

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PDF version of entire study (723 kb, posted on May 19, 2000)


PDF File Notes:  Although the contents of these PDF files are identical to the contents of the printed documents, most of the PDF versions of these rate case studies do not include page numbers. Also, the total number of pages in the PDF file may be slightly different than in the printed document, and page breaks may occur in different locations. If your web browser is configured to open PDF files within the browser, you can view these files by clicking on the file link with your left mouse button. To download the entire PDF file to a local drive, click on the file link with your right mouse button and select "Save Target As..." You can estimate the amount of time it will take to view/download the file by noting the file size (in kb). Actual download time will depend on the speed of your internet connection and how many other people are downloading this file at the same time. Paper copies of the document may be requested from BPA's Public Reference Room, 503-230-7334.

 

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