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BPA Outage Coordination
BPA Outage Coordination Policy
BPA has an Outage Coordination Policy that requires specific equipment to be coordinated within certain timelines. BPA needs planned outage information to support Operational Planning studies and will be requesting equipment and facility outage information from other utilities. This meets the RC West Outage Coordination Process for Balancing Authorities and Transmission Operators.
Appendix 2 (the Equipment List) and Appendix 5 of the Policy are located on the RC West secure website at the following link:

 File Type (.mpp)


Outage plans are posted as Microsoft Project files (.mpp), to allow sorting of data and the display of Gantt charts.

B​PA has changed the supported encryption protocols. For more information, see TLS 1.0 and 1.1 is Being Turned Off for  If you have an issue opening the .mpp files, you can right-click on the file and save it to your system, and then open it or use a browser with the supported encryption protocols.

Long-Range Significant Outage Plans and Mid-Range Outage Plans Page
This page provides links to Outage Plans for the Long-Range Significant Outages and Mid-Range Outage Planning Processes. Schedule for Mid-Range Outage Coordination Process - (Posted 05/23/2019)
Immediate to Near Term Changes to Outage Plans 

 Mid-Range Outage Plan

JULY 2020


Long-Range Significant Outages
The following outages are for information purposes only. Outages are still being adjusted and/or moved. These outages are subject to change.   
SEPTEMBER 2020 (07/02/2019)
OCTOBER 2020 (08/01/2019)
NOVEMBER 2020 (09/03/2019)
DECEMBER 2020  (10/02/2019)
JANUARY 2021  (11/06/2019)
FEBRUARY 2021  (12/04/2019)
MARCH 2021 (01/03/2020)
APRIL 2021 (02/06/2020)
MAY 2021 (03/06/2020)
JUNE 2021 (04/02/2020)
JULY 2021 (05/07/2020)
AUGUST 2021 (06/02/20)