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BPA Rate Hike Plan Gets a Jolt

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Name: 280DP18015.pdf
Title: BPA Rate Hike Plan Gets a Jolt
Author: Joel Connelly
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Publish Year: 1979
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This article discusses a proposed rate increase on behalf of the Bonneville Power Administration during 1979. The rate changes would have affected Seattle?s electric rates by a potential 15% increase and they would have also greatly affected California?s power rates as California purchases some of its power from the PNW. The article further acknowledges the conflicts of opinion between the BPA, California congressional delegation, Pacific Gas & Electric, and the U.S. Dept of Energy. KEYWORDS: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), California Energy Commission, US House of Representatives, Pacific Northwest, Public Utilities, Electric Rates, Pacific Gas & Electric, 280DP18015.