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Tennessee, and Kentucky. The Southeastern Power Administration was transferred from the Department of the Interior to the Department of Energy by the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7152), effective October 1, 1977.
The Administration transmits and disposes of the surplus electric power and energy generated at the Federal reservoir projects in such manner as to encourage the most widespread use. The Administration sets the lowest possible rates to consumers, consistent with sound business principles, and gives preference in the sale of such power and energy to public bodies and cooperatives.
The program of the Administration includes the negotiation, preparation, execution, and administration of contracts for the disposition of electric power; the preparation of wholesale rates and repayment schedules; the provision by construction, contract, or otherwise, of transmission and related facilities to interconnect reservoir projects and to serve contractual loads; and activities pertaining to the planning and operation of power facilities.
For further information, contact the Southeastern Power Administration, Elberton, GA 30635. Phone, 404-283-9917.
Alaska Power Administration The Administration is responsible for operating and marketing power for two Federal hydroelectric projects in Alaska. Legislative authorities for this work include the Eklutna Project Act (64 Stat. 382); the Snettisham Project authorization in the Flood Control Act of 1962 (76 Stat. 1193); the powermarketing provision of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (58 Stat. 890); the act of August 9, 1955, Investigation of Water Resources, Alaska; and section 201 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1976 (90 Stat. 2944).
Power operations and marketing functions involving the Eklutna and Snettisham Hydroelectric Projects include
the projects' transmission systems serving the Anchorage and Juneau areas.
For further information, contact the Alaska Power Administration, Federal Building, P.O. Box 50, Juneau, AK 99802. Phone, 907-586-7405. Southwestern Power Administration The Administration was created by the Secretary of the Interior in 1943 to carry out the Secretary's responsibility for the sale and disposition of electric power and energy generated at certain projects constructed and operated by the Department of the Army. For these projects, the Administration carries out the functions assigned to the Secretary by the Flood Control Act of 1944 (58 Stat. 890; 16 U.S.C. 825s) in the States of Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. Since October 1, 1977, the Southwestern Power Administration has been functioning under the direction of the Secretary of Energy, pursuant to section 302(a)(1) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7152).
The headquarters office is located at Tulsa, OK, and there are three area offices-Springfield, MO; Muskogee, OK; and Jonesboro, AR—four maintenance units, and two dispatching offices.
The Southwestern Power Administration transmits and disposes of the electric power and energy generated at Federal reservoir projects, supplemented by power purchased from public and private utilities, in such a manner as to encourage the most widespread and economical use. The Administration sets the lowest possible rates to consumers, consistent with sound business principles, and gives preference in the sale of power and energy to public bodies and cooperatives.
-develops, negotiates, and administers contracts for the sale and interchange of electric power and energy on a wholesale basis;
-prepares rate and repayment studies; -designs and constructs transmission lines and related facilities to interconnect hydroelectric projects of the
Administration's system and other systems, both public and private;
-operates and maintains the highvoltage transmission system to serve contractual loads, maintain reliable interconnections, and utilize excess capacity to provide transmission service to others;
-develops long-range marketing programs for maximum utilization of power from existing and proposed hydroelectric projects; and
-conducts and participates in the comprehensive planning of waterresource development in the Southwest.
For further information, contact the Southwestern Power Administration, P.O. Box 1619, Tulsa, OK 74101. Phone, 918-581-7474.
Western Area Power Administration The Administration was established on December 21, 1977, pursuant to section 302 of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7152). The Administration is responsible for the Federal electric power-marketing and transmission functions in 15 central and western States, encompassing a geographic area of 1.3 million square miles. The Administration sells power to 532 customers, consisting of cooperatives, municipalities, public utility districts, private utilities, Federal and State agencies, and irrigation districts. The wholesale power customers, in turn, provide service to millions of retail consumers in the States of Arizona,
California, Colorado, lowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.
The Administration is responsible for the operation and maintenance of 16,178 miles of transmission lines, 228 substations, and various auxiliary power facilities in the aforementioned geographic areas and also for planning, construction, and operation and maintenance of additional Federal transmission facilities that may be authorized in the future. Electric power marketed by the Administration is generated by the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the International Boundary and Water Commission, which operates 47 hydropower generating plants in its service area. In addition, it markets the United States entitlement from the Navajo coal-fired plant near Page, AZ. The Administration's current installed generating capacity is 8,321 megawatts.
In carrying out the Federal powermarketing program, the Administration's organization consists of the Headquarters Office located in Golden, CO, five Area Offices Billings, MT; Boulder City, NV; Loveland, CO; Sacramento, CA; and Salt Lake City, UT-five District Offices, and one power systems operations office.
For further information, contact the Western
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