Marketing Power in the Pacific Northwest

by Roger P. Schiewe, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Power '87


The marketing of power in the Pacific Northwest is a process intimately tied to the management of the Columbia River system. This paper describes the characteristics of the river and transmission system, the utilities and agencies which operate power producing facilities in the region and, using the Bonneville Power Administration as its example, the factors leading to and influencing short-term marketing decisions.

Subject Headings: Marketing | Power transmission | Hydro power | Water resources | Resource management | River systems | High-rise buildings | Water supply systems | Pacific Northwest | United States

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