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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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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.
Energy Northwest chose the company-run approach for its PeopleSoft implementation and spent only about $700,000 on consultants--far less than the typical $2 million.
Both the Protiviti SharePoint team and the people at Energy Northwest were thrilled to be selected for the Outstanding Achievement award this year.
Consequently, WPPSS changed its name to Energy Northwest and renamed the power plant, omitting the term "nuclear.
The long-term 'AA', Stable Outlook ratings assigned to the series 2012-100C floaters and residuals are based on the rating that Fitch has assigned to the Energy Northwest Columbia Generating Station Electric Revenue Bonds, Series 2012-D (rated 'AA', Stable Outlook) that have been deposited in the trust.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA' rating to the following bonds issued by Energy Northwest, WA (EN) and secured by payments from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA):
PITTSBURGH, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today applauded an agreement between the Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Northwest, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and U.
In May, USEC entered into a multi-party arrangement with Energy Northwest, the Bonneville Power Administration, the Tennessee Valley Authority and the U.
Fitch also affirms the following outstanding ratings on debt issued by Energy Northwest and secured by payments from the Bonneville Power Administration: