Research Documents & Links

You may find these documents and links helpful in evaluating our power product.

Priest Rapids Project (Wanapum & Priest Rapids Hydro Developments - WAPR)

The Mid-Columbia Hourly Coordination Video, though dated, offers an overview of operations on the Mid-Columbia (Mid-C).  Please note that as of June 30, 2017, Douglas PUD is no longer participating in Mid-Columbia Hourly Coordination.

The District’s BA Hosting Principles Appendix addresses scheduling requirements and reserves.The District has a requirement that the Auction winner has Grant’s BA as the host BA and that the BA Hosting Principles Appendix is part of the Open Market Contract.

WAPR Operations Overview gives a cliff notes overview of Hourly Coordination, and significant non-power requirements. This information is helpful in understanding operations on the Mid-C and also gives insight to interpreting data files available on our website.

Rapids Project Scheduled Outages 2018 is a file showing, on a daily basis, when turbines, generators and transformers are expected to be out of service and the resulting expected number of generators available at both the Wanapum and Priest Rapids Developments.

Research Documents

Research Links - Operating Agreements

Research Links - Biological Opinions