2010 Wind Integration Study

PacifiCorp conducted a wind integration cost study and completed it September 1, 2010. The study was included in the Company’s 2011 Integrated Resource Plan filed with its state commissions on March 31, 2011. The study was a collaborative effort with public stakeholders, involving public meetings, conference calls, and postings of stakeholder comments and questions/answers on this Web page.

Below are materials associated with this study effort.

Documents

PDF  2010 Wind Integration Study (9-1-2010)

PDF  2010 Draft Wind Integration Study (8-12-2010)

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PDF  NREL Meeting Summary Report (5-24-2010)

PDF  Project Method for the 2010 Wind Integration Cost Study (5-19-2010)

PDF  2010 Wind Integration - Draft Study Design (2-26-2010)

PDF  Map of owned and purchased wind generation (January 2011 version)

 

Presentations

PDF  April 28, 2010 Meeting

PDF  February 16, 2010 Meeting

 

Question and Answers

PDF  Wind Integration Q&A (version 3-9-2010)

 

Stakeholder Comments

Comments on "Draft Study Design" (2/26/2010 version)

PDF  Received Public Comments on Draft Study Design (Multiple Parties)

Comments on Project Method Paper

Comments on 4/16/10 version

PDF  Received Public Comments on Project Method paper (NREL, RNP)

Comments on 4/23/10 version

PDF  National Renewable Energy Laboratory

PDF  Northwest Power and Conservation Council (part 1)

PDF  Northwest Power and Conservation Council (part 2)

PDF  Renewable Northwest Project

PDF  Utah Association of Energy Users

PDF  Utah Clean Energy

PDF  Utah Division of Public Utilities

Comments on Draft Study (8-12-2010)

PDF  Idaho Power

PDF  Interwest Energy Alliance

PDF  Renewable Northwest Project (RNP),

PDF  RNP-Comments 2, Example Calculation (.xls)

PDF  Utah Association of Energy Users

PDF  Utah Division of Public Utilities

Comment on Final Study

PDF  Revised comments from Renewable Northwest Project and Utah Clean Energy

PacifiCorp Response to Comments

PDF  Response to Comments on Methodology (6-21-10)

PDF  Response to Additional RNP Comments on Methodology (6-21-10)

PDF  Response to Michael Milligan Comments from 5/24/10 Meeting (6-21-10)

PDF  Response to Michael Milligan Comments from 8/26/10 Meeting (12-14-10)