This business practice establishes the methodology for determining the amount of capacity for Balancing Reserves that BPA will supply.
Version 6 - Effective 4/1/2021
The Balancing Service Election for DERBS and VERBS Business Practice applies to the Dispatchable and Variable energy resources operating in the BPA Balancing Authority Area. It implements the requirements for Dispatchable and Variable Energy Resources to make their elections for receiving Balancing Services from BPA during the upcoming rate period.
This business practice describes the eligibility requirements for Conditional Firm Service (CFS), clarifies the different types of CFS offers, provides e-Tag and Curtailment information, and describes the operational attributes of CFS.
Version 1 - Effective 9/28/2023
This business practice describes the requirements and process for a temporary pilot program to allow Customers to request reconsideration of eligible Transmission Service Requests (TSRs) for Conditional Firm Service (CFS).
Version 2 - Effective 4/13/2022
This business practice explains the criteria and requirements to complete a Consolidation of
Point-to-Point (PTP) Transmission Service on the Open Access Same-Time Information System
Version 5 - Effective 5/30/23
This Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Business Practice sets forth the detailed processes and procedures necessary to comply with the provisions of the BPA Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) to implement participation in the EIM.
Version 13 - Effective 3/24/2023
Network Integration (NT) Transmission Service
The Network Integration (NT) Transmission Service Business Practice outlines processes and procedures specific to Network Integration Transmission (NT) Service.
Version 6 - Effective 10/4/23
This business practice outlines the Preemption process BPA uses to manage reservation priority for the Short-Term market, which includes Hourly service.
Version 46 - Effective 10/2/2023
This business practice describes the process and guidelines for requesting Point-to-Point (PTP) or Network Integration (NT) Transmission Service from BPA on the Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS).
This business practice describes simultaneous submission eligibility, capacity allocation, the duration and treatment of requests, and lottery allocation methodology for Point-to-Point (PTP) Transmission Service Requests (TSRs) that are equal in priority.
Version 6 - Effective 10/1/2021
Version 1 Effective 10/1/2021
This business practice describes the requirements and processes for conducting studies to increase capacity on the Southern Intertie.
This business practice describes the process for submitting Economic Study requests, submittal of required customer information, and procedures for protecting and accessing Confidential Information during the BPA Planning Process.
Version 9 - Effective 10/24/2023
This business practice describes the BPA Transmission Service Request (TSR) Study and Expansion Process (TSEP) and provides information regarding requirements for Customer requests for individual study of TSRs.
Version 2 - 3/10/22
This business practice describes the Variable Energy Resource Balancing Service (VERBS) and clarifies its application. Included in this business practice is a description of how BPA will provide each Variable Energy Resource (VER) in the BPA Balancing Authority Area with the schedule value that meets the accuracy standard for each hour.