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Whoops

A nickname for the Washington Public Power Supply System, which in the 1970s raised billions of dollars through municipal bond offerings, the projects that never materialized. WPPSS defaulted on the payments to bondholders.

Whoops

An informal and derogatory term for the Washington Public Power Supply System. This company issued more than $2 billion in bonds in the 1970s to build nuclear power plants and defaulted on these obligations in 1983. It is now known as Energy Northwest.
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In his previous tenure as chief executive officer at Energy Northwest, Reddemann directed the operations of four electricity generating facilities in the state of Washington in the United States.
Reddemann will commence his tenure as Nawah CEO on April 1, 2018, following his recently announced departure from Energy Northwest.
Workers at the disposal site surveyed the package for radiation and measured it as seven times higher than the shipping manifest for the package declared, according to Energy Northwest.
According to Energy Northwest official Jim Gaston, the planned 4-megawatt photovoltaic solar power plant will supply enough power to light 3,200 homes.
Mike Paoli is a spokesperson for Energy Northwest, the owner and operator of Columbia Generating Station.
Energy Northwest is a joint operating agency including 28 public power member utilities.
As a public agency, Energy Northwest can't contribute cash but is offering internships and its staff members as instructors.
Once implemented, eSOMS will help Energy Northwest become one of the first nuclear facilities in the U.
Looking toward Washington's Tri-Cities, within sight of Vansycle, Energy Northwest, the owner and operator of the region's only nuclear power plant, plans to build a 25-MW to 50-MW project at Nine Mile Canyon and distribute the "green" energy to its member utilities.
Energy Northwest plans a 25-MW turbine farm in the Horse Heaven Hills near Kennewick, Washington.
Indus had a strategic alliance with PeopleSoft, and in 1997, Energy Northwest installed PeopleSoft modules for payroll, human resources and benefits, and time and labor tracking.
Consequently, WPPSS changed its name to Energy Northwest and renamed the power plant, omitting the term "nuclear.