(2009 White Book) (updated December 09, 2009)
The 2009 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study (2009 White Book) is BPA's latest projection of the Pacific Northwest regional retail loads, contract obligations, contract purchases, and resource capabilities. The 2009 White Book is a snapshot of conditions as of July 22, 2009, documenting the loads and resources for the Federal system and region for the 10-year study period OY 2010 through 2019. The White Book contains projections of regional and Federal system load and resource capabilities, along with relevant definitions and explanations. The White Book also contains information obtained from formalized resource planning reports and data submittals including those from individual utilities, the Northwest Power and Conservation Council (Council), and the Pacific Northwest Utilities Conference Committee (PNUCC).
The 2009 White Book consists of a Summary Document and a 2-volume Technical Appendix. The Summary Document is available in both printed copy and electronically. The Technical Appendices are only available electronically.
To request a printed copy of the 2009 White Book Summary Document, please contact the BPA Public Information Center and ask for the 2009 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study (DOE/BP-4102).
versions of the 2009 White Book Summary Document and Volumes
1 & 2 of the Technical Appendix are available below.
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Several exhibits in the 2009 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study Summary and the 2009 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study Technical Appendix – Volume 2 Capacity Analysis were revised on 11/30/2009. Copies downloaded prior to 12/8/2009 should be discarded and replaced with documents having a revision date of 11/30/2009. The 2009 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study Technical Appendix – Volume 1: Energy Analysis had no changes.
Summary Document (DOE/BP-4102)
(PDF, 188 pages, 1.0 MB ; posted November 30, 2009)
Technical Appendix - Volume 1, Energy Analysis (DOE/BP-4103)
(PDF, 552 pages, 1.8 MB; posted November 17, 2009)
Technical Appendix - Volume 2, Capacity Analysis (DOE/BP-4104)
(PDF, 552 pages, 1.9 MB; posted November 30, 2009)
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