Department of Energy

Bonneville Power Administration
P.O. Box 3621
Portland, Oregon 97208-3621




July 9, 1998

In reply refer to: PL-6


To Customers and Interested Parties:

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is holding a public meeting to continue discussions on "A Slice of the System (Slice)" approach for marketing BPA's Federal power. The meeting will be on Thursday, July 23, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m at the BPA Rates Hearing Room (#223), 905 N.E. 11th Street in Portland.

Topics to be discussed at the July 23 meeting include: (a) Continued Review of PGP Slice Proposal; (b) Mapping Requirements Rights to Slice Shares; (c) Transmission Business Issues Related to Slice; (d) Update on Legal Issues Related to Slice; and (e) Shaping Capability of Slice.

The following Slice meetings have also been scheduled:

If you cannot attend the meeting but wish to comment or would like a copy of the minutes of the meeting, please write us at P.O. Box 12999, Portland, OR 97212, or via our e-mail address:

A web site is available for you to access information on Slice. Meeting notices, minutes of previous meetings, and notes are included. The web address is:

We look forward to seeing you at our July 23 meeting as we continue our Slice discussions.




Angela M.Wykoff, P.E.
Senior Account Executive