Bonneville Power Administration representative to address Port Townsend group Tuesday

Peninsula Daily News

PORT TOWNSEND — Mark Miller of Bonneville Power Administration will talk about the company’s operations and purchase of wholesale electrical power at this month’s Jefferson County Energy Lunch Program on Tuesday.

The program will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St.

Miller, an account executive with Bonneville, will discuss the 31 federal dams and nuclear power facility and the network of power distribution lines that provide power to the Pacific Northwest region.

Bonneville electrical customers include the public utility districts in Jefferson and Clallam counties and the city of Port Angeles.

Miller will talk about management of river water and fish, and the impact of wind power on transmission sources.

The monthly Energy Lunch programs, held every third Tuesday, are aimed at increasing awareness of how energy, energy technology and energy policy affect life and business in Jefferson County.

Participants are welcome to bring lunch and arrive at noon to join an informal conversation with local energy professionals before the 12:30 p.m. program.

The programs are sponsored by Power Trip Energy Corp., Sunshine Propane, Huber’s Inn, Alaska Power & Telephone Co., Frederickson Electric, the Port of Port Townsend, Port Townsend Paper Corp. and Spyglass Energy Solutions.

A video archive of past programs can be found at

Last modified: August 12. 2014 5:52PM
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