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us: United States. Bonneville Power Administration



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    • us: B.P.A.
    • us: Bonneville Power Administration (U.S.)
    • us: BPA
    • us: United States. Department of Energy. Bonneville Power Administration
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    • found: bpa.gov website, December 30, 2013: home page (Bonneville Power Administration; BPA) news & us/about us (The Bonneville Power Administration is a federal nonprofit agency based in the Pacific Northwest. Although BPA is part of the U.S. Department of Energy, it is self-funding and covers its costs by selling its products and services.) history (Congress created BPA in 1937 to deliver and sell the power from Bonneville Dam.)
    • found: Wikipedia, December 30, 2013 (The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is an American federal agency based in the Pacific Northwest. BPA was created by an act of Congress in 1937 to market electric power from the Bonneville Dam located on the Columbia River and to construct facilities necessary to transmit that power. Congress has since designated Bonneville to be the marketing agent for power from all of the federally owned hydroelectric projects in the Pacific Northwest. Bonneville, whose headquarters are located in Portland, Oregon, is one of four regional Federal power marketing agencies within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).)
    • found: Development of new iron and steel industries in the Pacific Northwest through use of low-cost Columbia River power, 1939?: title page (U.S. Department of the Interior, the Bonneville Project)
    • found: Holstine, C. Power to the people : construction of the Bonneville Power Administration's 'master grid', 1939-1945, viewed online March 4, 2014 (the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) celebrated its fiftieth anniversary on August 20, 1987; On August 20, 1937, President Roosevelt signed the Bonneville Project Act; bureau in the Department of the Interior; The new bureau was known officially as The Bonneville Project until 1940 when it became the Bonneville Power Administration) {http://www.narhist.ewu.edu/pnf/articles/s2/i-2/power_people/power.html}
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