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Models Used for the 2002 Initial Power Rate Proposal

Rate Analysis Model (RAM)

(web page updated on November 19 , 1999)

Summary: The RAM consists of five linked spreadsheet models (RAM-Prog.xls, RAM-7b2.xls, ResexRAM02.xls, EAF01_05.xls, and Input.xls) that perform the calculations necessary to develop BPA's wholesale power rates. SUMMARY.xls (posted August 31, 1999) is linked to RAM_Prog_Initial_W.xls and provides a summary of the RAM modeling results along with revenue recovery checks.

Contact Person: Bill Doubleday, BPA Power Business Line, (503) 230-7570,

Electronic Files Currently Available: [ Notes: The 14 files below have a combined size of approximately 6.11 MB. You can download all of these files in a single compressed (self-extracting) file (.EXE file, 1.9 MB, updated November 19, 1999). After this file has been downloaded to a folder on a local drive, it can be decompressed by double-clicking on the file. If your web browser is configured to open PDF and/or Excel files within the browser, you can view each individual file below by clicking on the linked file name with your left mouse button. To download an individual file to a local drive, click on the linked file name with your right mouse button and select "Save Target As..."]

  1. Description of RAM Models
    RAM_Description.pdf (7 kb, posted August 23, 1999)

  2. Steps for Running RAM
    Running_RAM.pdf (8 kb, updated August 24, 1999, 2 PM)

  3. RAM Program Case
    RAM-Prog_Initial_W.xls (Excel 97, 1104 kb, posted August 23, 1999)

  4. RAM 7b2 Case
    RAM-7b2_Initial_W.xls (Excel 97, 591 kb, posted August 23, 1999)

  5. Residential Exchange RAM
    ResexRAM02_Initial_W.xls (Excel 97, 1479 kb, posted August 23, 1999)

  6. Energy Allocation Factor Model
    EAF01_05_Initial_W.xls (Excel 97, 627 kb, updated November 19, 1999)

  7. Input for RAM
    Input_Initial_Web.xls (Excel 97, 476 kb, posted August 23, 1999)

    SUMMARY.xls (Excel 97, 87 kb, posted August 31, 1999)

Web page content provided by Greg Gustafson,
Web page updated by Grant Vincent,

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