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Replacement Resource Process

Western's Replacement Resource Process was a result of the Grand Canyon Protection Act of 1992, which authorized the Department of Energy to identify economically and technically feasible methods of replacing lost generation at Glen Canyon Dam, and to prepare a report by two years after the implementation of permanent changes in operations at Glen Canyon. The following documents are a part of the Replacement Resources Process:


Final Methods Report and Executive Summary, March 1998

Printed copies of the Final Methods Report, Executive Summary, and Draft Methods Report are available by telephone, mail, or e-mail throught the CRSP MC Office. The links below point to the text of the Final Report, however note that some items referenced in Appendix A are not included.

Chapter 1, Introduction
Chapter 2, Background
Chapter 3, Policy Issues and Assumptions
Chapter 4, Resource Acquisition Process
Chapter 5, Proof-of-Concept Analysis
Chapter 5, System Topology Map
Chapter 6, Proof-of-Concept Results
Chapter 7, Conclusions and Recommendations
Appendix A, Key Documents
Appendix B, Document and Methodology Review
Appendix C, References

Replacement Resource Process Documents

The following documents relate to the Replacement Resources Process and Methods Report. Some are included in Appendix A of the Final Report.

May 18, 1998 Federal Register Notice announcing availability of the Final Methods Report and Executive Summary (PDF)

December 1996 Replacement Resources Process Update Newsletter

August 2, 1996 Federal Register Notice concerning Non-Hydro Renewable Energy Purchases

July 2, 1996 Federal Register Notice announcing availability of the Draft Report (PDF)

October 7, 1994 Federal Register Notice announcing the Replacement Resource Public Meetings and Information Packet

Two page summary of the Draft Methods Report
August 8, 1994

Federal Register Notice announcing the Replacement Resource Process

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