Lawsuits Likely from BPA Wind Power Shut Down

June 17, 2011
The Bonneville Power Administration's recent response to a short-term oversupply of energy - requiring wind farms to power down without compensation for lost revenue - reflects the agency's failure to adapt to the evolving Northwest power marketplace. Significant changes to how the BPA manages the Northwest power grid are long overdue. Hopefully this latest crisis will provide the necessary impetus.