BPA proposes cost sharing for wind-power curtailment

04/17/2013 | Seattle Times, The

The Bonneville Power Administration issued a proposed rule that would allow wind farm operators to receive compensation for lost revenue when they are forced to shut down during times of oversupply. Under the proposal, utilities that use BPA transmission lines would share in the cost of compensating the affected wind energy companies, said BPA spokesman Doug Johnson.

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