(2011 White Book) (updated September 20, 2011)
The 2011 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study (2011 White Book) is BPA's latest projection of the Pacific Northwest regional retail loads, contract obligations, contract purchases, and resource capabilities. The 2011 White Book is a snapshot of conditions as of May 27, 2011, documenting the loads and resources for the Federal system and region for the 10-year study period OY 2012 through 2021. 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 2011 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 2011 White Book Summary Document, please contact the BPA Public Information Center and ask for the 2011 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study (DOE/BP-4354). Electronic (PDF) versions of the 2011 White Book Summary Document and Volumes 1 & 2 of the Technical Appendix are available below. If you have any problems viewing a document within your web browser, click on the link to the document with your right mouse button and select "Save Target As" to download a copy to a local drive.
- Summary Document (DOE/BP-4354)
(PDF, 192 pages, 1 MB ; posted September 20, 2011)
- Technical Appendix - Volume 1, Energy Analysis (DOE/BP-4355)
(PDF, 546 pages, 1.8 MB; posted September 20, 2011)
- Technical Appendix - Volume 2, Capacity Analysis (DOE/BP-4356)
(PDF, 520 pages, 1.8 MB; posted September 20, 2011)
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