Wind farm operators point out faults of BPA's cost-sharing plan

02/13/2012 | Reuters

Iberdrola Renewables and other wind farm operators in the Pacific Northwest wrote to Energy Secretary Steven Chu opposing the Bonneville Power Administration's proposed cost-sharing solution to a dispute over reducing wind generation. The BPA's proposal is a "clear circumvention of the FERC order to file an open access transmission tariff," the companies said. "BPA is positioning this cost-sharing proposal as fair -- but in reality, everybody loses when BPA is allowed to discriminate against any particular energy source and not let the market set energy prices," they added.

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