WPPSS may change its old name to get away from some old memories
- A word to the muni-mad. Quinn, J.B. // Newsweek;9/25/1989, Vol. 114 Issue 13, p39
Opinion. Discusses how municipal bonds should work, and how the Washington Public Power Supply System, better known as WHOOPS, is trying to get the market to overlook its old, giant default on tax-exempt muni-bonds.
- Washington utility eyes weapons' grade plutonium. // Modern Power Systems;Mar94, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p3
Reports on the Washington Public Power Supply System's plan to burn the United States' surplus weapons grade plutonium. Details of the scheme; Costs.
- Awaiting a rally, WPPSS is primed for big refunding. Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;09/08/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30225, p1
Reports on the Washington Public Power Supply System's (WPPSS) $372 million revenue refunding deal. Effort to ride recent rallies in the municipal bond market; Consideration of a variable-rate refunding of $250 million; Utility's demand for at least 5% net present-value savings on the latest...
- Washington power improves plant 2 output. Stein, Hank // Electric Light & Power;Mar1994, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p40
Reports on the upgrading of Washington Public Power Supply System's Plant in Richland. Improvements in the plant's nuclear reactors; Plant output; Condensate waste removal system; Cost effectiveness of upgrade.
- WPPSS nuclear efforts drawing to sorry end. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/19/95, Vol. 234 Issue 24, p17
Reports that the Washington Public Power Supply System is seeking approval by state regulators for the complete demolition of large nuclear power units for the first time. Costs of demolition; Expected job of the contractor.
- WPPSS units standing tall. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/28/95, Vol. 235 Issue 9, p10
Reports on the Washington Public Power Supply System's (WPPSS) search for a contractor who is willing to demolish four nuclear power units. Reluctance of contractors to take on demolition job; Dismantling options suggested for job.
- Tight spreads for WPPSS' $384 million deal. Rannazzisi, Julie // Bond Buyer;09/11/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30228, p2
Reports that buyers showed up for the $384 million refunding deal from the Washington Public Power Supply System.
- Focused on the Bottom Line, WPPSS Cuts Costs. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;03/15/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30598, p1
Reports on the Washington Public Power Supply System's cost reduction efforts designed to position the electric utility before the opening of retail competition in the Washington region. Change in the utility's name; Focus of cost-cutting measures; Effects of the efforts to the utility's power...
- Coated lead shielding protects nuclear plant workers. Hill, Donald A.; Mussm Sr., Robert L. // Power Engineering;Sep96, Vol. 100 Issue 9, p28
Discusses Washington Public Power Supply System's (WPPSS) development of a coated lead shielding program at its Washington Nuclear Project Unit 2 (WNP-2) nuclear power station. Cost effectiveness of the program; Dose rates of conventional shielding programs; Radiation exposure reduction...