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Alcoa Corporation (from Aluminum Company of America) is an American industrial corporation.
Alternating current (AC) is an electric current which periodically reverses direction, in contrast to direct current (DC) which flows only in one direction.
The BC Hydro and Power Authority is a Canadian electric utility in the province of British Columbia, generally known simply as BC Hydro.
William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation.
Blaine is a city in Whatcom County, Washington, United States.
Bonneville Lock and Dam consists of several run-of-the-river dam structures that together complete a span of the Columbia River between the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington at River Mile 146.1.
The Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) is an Oregon-based non-profit organization that markets green power products to public utilities, businesses, government agencies, and individuals.
The BPA Trail is a 3.6 mile trail in Federal Way, Washington.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) is a non-profit Independent System Operator (ISO) serving California.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
The Celilo Converter Station, built in 1970 and owned and operated by the Bonneville Power Administration, is the northern terminus of the Pacific DC Intertie, near The Dalles, Oregon, in the United States.
Columbia Generating Station is a nuclear commercial energy facility located north of Richland, Washington.
The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.
Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.
Donald Paul Hodel (born May 23, 1935) is an American former politician, who served as United States Secretary of Energy and Secretary of the Interior, and Chairman of the company FreeEats.com/ccAdvertising, which has disseminated push polls for the Economic Freedom Fund.
An electrical grid is an interconnected network for delivering electricity from producers to consumers.
Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of electric charge.
Energy Northwest (formerly Washington Public Power Supply System) is a public power joint operating agency in the northwest United States, formed in 1957 by Washington state law to produce at-cost power for Northwest utilities.
The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.
The Federal Register (FR or sometimes Fed. Reg.) is the official journal of the federal government of the United States that contains government agency rules, proposed rules, and public notices.
Federal Way is a city in King County, Washington, United States.
The Hanford Site is a decommissioned nuclear production complex operated by the United States federal government on the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington.
Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.
There are more than 60 dams in the Columbia River watershed in the United States and Canada.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is the largest municipal utility in the United States, serving over four million residents.
Montana is a state in the Northwestern United States.
Nelway is a geographical location in British Columbia, Canada, located just north of the Canada–US border.
Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
The Pacific DC Intertie (also called Path 65) is an electric power transmission line that transmits electricity from the Pacific Northwest to the Los Angeles area using high voltage direct current (HVDC).
The Pacific Northwest (PNW), sometimes referred to as Cascadia, is a geographic region in western North America bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and (loosely) by the Cascade Mountain Range on the east.
California Oregon Intertie (COI), identified as Path 66 by Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), is a corridor of three roughly parallel 500 kV alternating current power lines connecting the electric grids of Oregon and California.
Paul Gardner Allen (born January 21, 1953) is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist.
The PDP-10 is a mainframe computer family manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) from 1966 into the 1980s.
Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.
A Power Marketing Administration (PMA) is a United States federal agency within the Department of Energy with the responsibility for marketing hydropower, primarily from multiple-purpose water projects operated by the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the International Boundary and Water Commission.
Sanford Sterling Munro Jr. (2 March 1932 – 9 March 1992) was an aide of former Washington Senator Henry M. Jackson best known for being one of the members of Richard Nixon's Enemies List.
Salmon is the common name for several species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae.
The Sylmar Converter Station is the southern converter station of the Pacific DC Intertie, an electric power transmission line which transmits electricity from the Celilo Converter Station outside The Dalles, Oregon to Sylmar, a neighborhood in the northeastern San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California.
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charter on May 18, 1933, to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development to the Tennessee Valley, a region particularly affected by the Great Depression.
The Dalles is the county seat and largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, United States.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies.
The United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR), and formerly the United States Reclamation Service (not to be confused with the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement), is a federal agency under the U.S. Department of the Interior, which oversees water resource management, specifically as it applies to the oversight and operation of the diversion, delivery, and storage projects that it has built throughout the western United States for irrigation, water supply, and attendant hydroelectric power generation.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a cabinet-level department of the United States Government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
Voltage, electric potential difference, electric pressure or electric tension (formally denoted or, but more often simply as V or U, for instance in the context of Ohm's or Kirchhoff's circuit laws) is the difference in electric potential between two points.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
The Western Interconnection is a wide area synchronous grid and one of the two major alternating current (AC) power grids in the continental U.S. power transmission grid.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.