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​Comments and Responses

​The development of business practices includes a public review of newly proposed business practices and proposed changes to existing business practices. This page contains documents that are currently open for public comment, BPA responses to comments, and withdrawn business practice proposals. Withdrawn proposals, redline versions and BPA responses to comments will be available for one year after a business practice is finalized.

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Bonneville Power Administration
Transmission Business Practices (TSBP)
PO Box 3621
Portland OR 97208-3621
 
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​​​Business Practices Currently Out for Comment

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Business Practice Out For Comment ​Comment Period ​Redline Comments Received
Clean Draft - Conditional Firm Service, Version 26 ​The comment period closes Jan. 6, 2021 Redline Draft - Conditional Firm Service, Version 26
Clean Draft - Preemption of Short-Term Req. and Res., Version 4 ​The comment period closed Nov. 9, 2021 ​Redline Draft - Preemption of Short-Term Req. and Res., Version 4

No comments received

​Presentation

 

Final Business Practices & BPA Responses to Customer Comments

Comments received after a comment period close date will not be addressed in the comment response document

All business practices in this list have been updated and are final.

​​Final Business Practice Comment Response

Conditional Firm Service, Version 25 (11/5/21)

Redline - Conditional Firm Service, Version 25

​No comments were received

Contiguous Point of Delivery, Version 3 (11/5/21)

Redline - Contiguous Point of Delivery, Version 3

​No comments were received

Requesting Transmission Service, Version 41 (11/3/21)

Redline - Requesting Transmission Service, Version 41 (11/3/21)

​No comments were received
​Energy Imbalance Market, Version 1 (11/16/21) Response to Comments

Billing Dispute Procedures, Version 2 (11/24/21)

Redline - Billing Dispute Procedures, Version 2

​No comments were received

​Dynamic Transfer Limits, Version 4 (11/24/21)

Redline - Dynamic Transfer Limits, Version 4

​No comments were received

Network Integration Transmission (NT) Service, Version 11 (10/1/21)

Redline - Network Integration Transmission (NT) Service, Version 11

Southern Intertie Study Process, Version 1 (10/1/21)

​Response to Comments

​Balancing Reserve Capacity, Version 2 (10/1/21)

Redline - Balancing Reserve Capacity, Version 2

​No comments were received

Balancing Services Resources Prequalification, Version 5 (10/1/21)

Redline - Balancing Services Resources Prequalification, Version 5

​No comments were received

Energy Imbalance Service, Version 12 (10/1/21)

Redline - Energy Imbalance Service, Version 12

​No comments were received

Generation Imbalance Service, Version 15 (10/1/21)

Redline - ​Generation Imbalance Service, Version 15

​No comments were received

Large Generator Interconnection, Version 11 (10/1/21)

Redline - ​Large Generator Interconnection, Version 11

​No comments were received

On Demand Resource Scheduling, Version 12 (10/1/21)

Redline - On Demand Resource Scheduling, Version 12

​No comments were received

Oversupply Management Protocol, Version 10 (10/1/21)

Redline - Oversupply Management Protocol, Version 10

​No comments were received

Real Power Loss Return, Version 16 (10/1/21)

Redline - Real Power Loss Return, Version 16

​No comments were received

Scheduling Transmission Service, Version 31 (10/1/21)

Redline - Scheduling Transmission Service, Version 31

​No comments were received

Small Generator Interconnection, Version 6 (10/1/21)

Redline - Small Generator Interconnection, Version 6

​No comments were received
Variable Energy Resource Balancing Service (VERBS), Version 1 (10/1/21) ​No comments were received

Creditworthiness, Version 4 (10/1/21)

Redline - Creditworthiness, Version 4

​No comments were received

DERBS, Version 3 (10/1/21)

Redline - DERBS, Version 3

​No comments were received

​Dynamic Transfer Capability Req & Awd, Version 10 (10/1/21)

Redline - Dynamic Transfer Capability Req & Awd, Version 10

​No comments were received

Failure to Comply Penalty Charge, Version 15 (10/1/21)

Redline - Failure to Comply Penalty Charge, Version 15

​No comments were received

​Netting Resources for OCBR, Version 5 (10/1/21)

Redline - Netting Resources for OCBR, Version 5

​No comments were received

Redirect Transmission Service, Version 26 (10/1/21)

Redline - Redirect Transmission Service, Version 26

​No comments were received

Transmission Planning Process (Attch K), Version 2 (10/1/21)

Redline - Transmission Planning Process (Attch K), Version 2

​No comments were received

Requesting Transmission Service, Version 40 (8/11/21)

No redline due to extensive changes

Response to Comments

TSR Evaluation, Version 2 (8/11/21)

Redline - TSR Evaluation, Version 2

​No comments were received

TSR Study and Expansion Process, Version 6 (8/11/21)

Redline - TSR Study and Expansion Process, Version 6

​Response to Comments

Redirect of Transmission Service, Version 25 (9/15/21)

Redline - Redirect of Transmission Service, Version 25

​Response to Comments - Redirects V25
Consolidation of Transmission Service, Version 1 (9/28/21) Response to Comments - Consolidation V1

Resale of Transmission Service, Version 12 (9/28/21)

Redline - Resale of Transmission Service, Version 12

​No comments were received
PTP TSR Procedures (6/21/21) ​No comments were received

ATC Methodologies Planning Time Period, Version 18 (5/14/21)

Redline - ATC Methodologies Planning Time Period, Verison 18

​No comments were received

Network Integration Transmission Service, Version 10 (5/13/21)

Redline - Network Integration Transmission Service, Version 10

Response to Comments - NT V10

Customer Name Change, Version 2 (5/4/21)

Redline - Customer Name Change, Version 2

​No comments were received

Reservation Agent, Version 5 (5/4/21)

Redline - Reservation Agent, Version 5

​No comments were received

Scheduling Agent, Version 4 (5/4/21)

Redline - Scheduling Agent, Version 4

​No comments were received

Deferral of Transmission Service, Version 20 (4/19/21)

No redline due to extensive changes

Response to Comments - Deferral V20

Renewal of Trans. Service (Reservation Priority), Version 12 (4/19/21)

No redline due to extensive changes

Response to Comments - Renewal V12

Redirect of Transmission Service, Version 24 (4/19/21)

No redline due to extensive changes

​Response to Comments - Redirect V24

TSR Study and Expansion Process, Version 5 (4/2/21)

Redline - TSR Study and Expansion Process, Version 5

Response to Comments - TSEP V5

Failure to Comply Penalty Charge, Version 14 (3/25/21)

Redline - Failure to Comply Penalty Charge, Version 14

​No comments were received

Unauthorized Increase Charge (UIC), Version 4 (3/25/21

Redline - Unauthorized Increase Charge (UIC), Version 4

​No comments were received

Balancing Service for DERBS and VERBS, Version 6 (4/1/21)

Redline - Balancing Service for DERBS and VERBS, Version 6

​No comments were received
​Transmission Service Requests Evaluation, Version 1 (2/26/21) ​Response to Comments - TSR Evaluation V1

​ATC Methodologies for the Planning Time Period, Version 17 (2/26/21)

Redline - ATC Methodologies for the Planning Time Period, Version 17

​No comments were received

Requesting Transmission Service, Version 39 2/26/21)

Redline - Requesting Transmission Service, Version 39

​No comments were received

Preemption of Short-Term Requests and Reservations, Version 3 (2/26/21)

Redline - Preemption of Short-Term Requests and Reservations, Version 3

Response to Comments - Preemption V3

​Dynamic Transfer Capability: Requesting and Awarding Access, Version 9 (2/16/21)

Redline - Dynamic Transfer Capability: Requesting and Awarding Access, Version 9

​No comments were received

Dynamic Transfer Operating and Scheduling Requirements, Version 11 (2/16/21)

Redline - Dynamic Transfer Operating and Scheduling Requirements, Version 11

​No comments were received

Dynamic Transfer Limits: Operating Proceedures for Upper and Lower Limits, Version 3 (2/16/21)

Redline - Dynamic Transfer Limits: Operating Proceedures for Upper and Lower Limits, Version 3

​No comments were received

​Operating Reserves, Version 15 (12/10/20)

Redline - Operating Reserves, Version 15

​No comments were received

 
​​​Withdrawn Business Practices
Clean Draft Business Practice ​Withdrawal Date ​Redline Comments Received/Reason
None withdrawn in the last 12 months