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  Wednesday 25 October 2017


NWPP After-the-Fact and System Schedulers Meeting

10:00am - 3:00pm

The 2017 Northwest Power Pool (NWPP) After-the-Fact and System Schedulers Meeting will be held in Portland, Oregon at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel located at 8235 Northeast Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220.   This meeting is open to all entities involved in after-the-fact, scheduling, transacting power and transmission, or providing transmission.  

October 25th – 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Proposed Agenda Topics  **As the agenda changes, updates will be posted here.


Energy Imbalance Market Update 

  • Idaho Power
  • Portland General
  • PowerEx 
  • Mountain West - John Powell
  • Others

South of Allston

  • Overview of Bonneville Power System's Pilot Program 
  • Warm spell - lessons learned
  • Ongoing Protocol

Solar Eclipse - Lessons Learned (Balancing Authority and Market Perspectives)

  • California Independant System Operator
  • PacifiCorp
  • NV Energy

Ace Diversity Interchange (ADI)

  • Value of ADI

Impacts of Columbia River Operations

  • Endangered Species Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Oversupply Issues
  • Pacific Northwest Electric Planning and Conservation Act

Battery Technology Update

  • Tucson Electric Power
  • Solar related


Avangrid as new Balancing Authority - Kit Blair

Meeting Process

This meeting will be conducted under standard business practices and procedures.  Business casual attire is acceptable. 

Attendance Guidelines

If you plan to attend this meeting please complete the online Meeting Registration.  Registration will close October 20, 2017.  Please email if you desire to register beyond this date.

**Non-Northwest Power Pool members will be required to pay a registration fee of $100.00 USD per person.  Please plan to make payment with cash or a check payable to the Northwest Power Pool at time of Meeting Check-In.  Please note that the NWPP Corporation cannot accept debit/credit cards. Receipts will be provided upon request.

In order to best accommodate all meeting participants, registration is required!

Meeting Check-In

Meeting CHECK-IN will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the meeting will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. so please plan for a timely registration check-in, especially if you are required to make payment.  Thank you for your consideration.


The Northwest Power Pool Corporation has the following agreements in place for future local hotel stays by the members of the Northwest Power Pool Organization on a Space Available basis:

Embassy Suites - Portland Airport - 7900 NE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97220; (503) 460-3000. 

  • 2-Room Suite Rate: $169 plus occupancy tax per night.
  • When making reservations please be sure the hotel is informed of the Corporate Name, Northwest Power Pool, and the Corporate ID number: 0002771963.
  •  the following one step URL:  Embassy Suites - PDX

Sheraton Portland Airport:   8235 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220; (800) 808-9497 or (503) 281-2500

  • Club Level Rate: $139/night Nov-Apr, and $169/night May-Oct  plus 14.5% occupancy tax per night
  • When making a reservation by phone or through Sheraton’s website ( use the rate code: 386880, which has been set up for the Northwest Power Pool special rate.

Hampton Inn Portland Airport:   8633 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220; (800)-HAMPTON or (503) 288-2423

Maps, Transportation, and Parking

The Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel is located at 8235 Northeast Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220.  The hotel is located on airport grounds with a 24-hour complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport.


For questions regarding meeting registration and or content please contact Harlan Tallman by phone (503) 445-1086 or e-mail at

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