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Welcome to the Con.WEB "history" section. Here you will find links to past Con.WEB issues as well as a subject index of specific articles (with some cross-referencing). This archive resource dates to the inaugural issue of Con.WEB in January 1996. Although Con.WEB's predecessor print publication Conservation Monitor is not available on-line, we can help you track down CM issues and articles from 1992 through 1995. Call editor Mark Ohrenschall at (206) 285-4848, or send an e-mail to marko@newsdata.com, if you need help searching for information.


ADVOCACY

2002
'Protect Our Home' Earth Day Theme Encompasses Energy Efficiency, Renewables (March 20, 2002)


AGRICULTURE

1999
Scientific Irrigation Scheduling Grows on Northwest Farms (June 29, 1999)

1998
Idaho PUC Approves End of Idaho Power Irrigation DSM Program (Aug. 28, 1998)
Summer Daydreaming on Sustainable Energy (July 31, 1998)
Idaho Power 'Unilaterally' Ended Irrigation Conservation Program, Idaho PUC Finds (May 29, 1998)


AMERICAN COUNCIL FOR AN ENERGY-EFFICIENT ECONOMY

2003
Northwest States Still among National Efficiency Leaders, Despite Big Spending Cuts in 1990s, ACEEE Study Finds (April 29, 2003)

2002
ACEEE Study Lauds Oregon for Energy Efficiency, Green Building Tax Incentives (July 18, 2002)


APPLIANCES

2001
SWEEP Demonstrates Significant Water, Energy Savings from Resource-Efficient Products (Sept. 28, 2001)

1999
Efficient Residential Appliances Could Help Solve Cities' Water Woes (Nov. 30, 1999)


APPLIED POWER

1998
New Mexico Solar Project, with Washington Connection, Less Bright (Dec. 22, 1998)
Washington Firm Anticipates Big Role in Big Solar-Power Plant (May 29, 1998)


ARCHITECTURE

2002
Energy Codes Influence Technologies, But Stop Short of Controlling Design, Studies Find (April 30, 2002)

1999
Architecture + Energy Program Promotes Fine, Environmentally Sound Design (Aug. 31, 1999)
Washington, Oregon Buildings Win Architecture + Energy Awards (July 30, 1999)


ASHLAND, CITY OF

2000
Ashland Solar Electric Project Combines Education, Green Power (Aug. 31, 2000)

1999
Ashland Solar Project Wins First BEF Renewable Energy Grant (July 30, 1999)

1997
Inquiring Minds Want to Know . . . Why Conservation? (Sept. 26, 1997)

1996
Ashland Agrees to Buy Locally Produced Solar and Wind Energy (Oct. 24, 1996)


ATMOSPHERE ALLIANCE

1999
Regional Opinions Generally Favorable on Alliance (July 30, 1999)
Atmosphere Alliance, Energy Outreach Center Join to Form Climate Solutions (June 29, 1999)

1998
Pacific Northwest Can Be Clean Energy Leader with Concerted Action, New Report Concludes (Sept. 29, 1998)


AVISTA LABS

2003
Avista Utilities Issues RFP for Energy from 50 MW of Wind Capacity (Aug. 28, 2003)

1998
WWP Subsidiary Develops New Fuel Cell Technology (Nov. 25, 1998)


AVISTA UTILITIES

2004
Avista Utilities Buys 10 aMW of Stateline Wind from PPM Energy (April 29, 2004)

2003
Avista Takes First Look at Wind as Potential Future Energy Resource (May 29, 2003)

2002
Avista Contracts for Two Energy-Saving Proposals from Resource Solicitation (May 31, 2002)

2001
Plunging Power Prices Cause Demise of Special Conservation Incentive Programs (Nov. 21, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Exhibit Demand-Side Diversity (Oct. 23, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Turn, Return to Energy-Saving Programs in Energy Crisis (March 29, 2001

2000
Avista Utilities Chooses Gas-Fired Plant, Three DSM Proposals from RFP (Dec. 21, 2000)
Avista Utilities Seeks 300 MW, Including Efficiency and Renewables (Aug. 31, 2000)


AWARDS

2004
Council's Tom Eckman Wins National Energy Efficiency Champion Award (Sept. 29, 2004)
2001
BPA Wins Energy Star National Award (April 30, 2001)
Portland Business Wins Energy Efficiency Award (April 30, 2001)
Alliance Wins National Energy Star Award for Consumer Education (March 29, 2001)

2000
Idaho Energy Efficiency Awards Presented at State Energy Conference (Dec. 21, 2000)
Portland Energy Official Curt Nichols Wins National Energy Manager Award (Nov. 30, 2000)
Seattle Honors 11 Organizations for Climate Wise Actions (Nov. 30, 2000)
Seattle Receives Conservation Eagle Award from Northwest Energy Coalition (Nov. 30, 2000)
Seattle Honors 27 Entities for Energy Conservation Achievements (Sept. 29, 2000)
Washington Gov. Locke Gives 11 Awards for Pollution Prevention by Businesses, Governments (Sept. 29, 2000)
PGE Honors Businesses, Public Agency, Colleges with Energy Efficiency Awards (June 27, 2000)
EWEB, Seattle, Dave Ryan Win NWEC Awards (June 27, 2000)

1999
Pacific Northwesterners Earn Federal Energy, Water Management Awards (Nov. 30, 1999)
Central Electric Wins Renewable Energy Award (May 28, 1999)
Three Montana Legislators Honored by Northwest Energy Coalition (May 28, 1999)
B.C. Hydro Honors 24 Entities with Power Smart Excellence Awards (March 30, 1999)
Portland General Electric, Ash Grove Cement Co. Win BEST Energy Efficiency Awards (April 30, 1999)
Seattle City Light's Conservation Web Site Wins National Award (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
OMECA Wins League of Oregon Cities Award for Excellence For Conservation Work (Dec. 22, 1998)
Two Oregonians Receive National Energy Manager Awards (Dec. 22, 1998)
Federal Agencies, Employees Receive Energy Efficiency Awards (Sept. 29, 1998)
Five Oregon Buildings Honored for Integrating Fine Design and Energy Efficiency (July 31, 1998)
BEST Salutes Portland-Area Businesses for Energy, Resource Efficiency (May 29, 1998)
Portland General Electric Recognizes Energy-Efficient Customers (May 29, 1998)
BPA Honored by EPRI for Role in ASDMaster Software Program (May 29, 1998)
Three People Honored by Renewable Northwest Project for Role in Wyoming Wind Project (March 31, 1998)

1997
Alliance Wins 1997 Conservation Award from National Energy Resources Organization (July 25, 1997)
Award Program Highlights Integration of Architecture and Energy Efficiency (June 27, 1997)

1996
Puget Sound Energy, Environmental Curriculum Program Wins National Award from U.S. Department of Energy (Nov. 21, 1996)
City Life Project Wins National Award for Energy Efficiency from EEI (Sept. 27, 1996)
Three Northwest Companies Honored by Green Lights (August 1996)
Portland Commercial Building Wins Top Award in Regional Energy-Efficient Architectural Competition (July 1996)
Portland Art Museum, Zoo Win BEST Awards for Energy Efficiency (May 1996)
B.C. Hydro Presents 24 Power Smart Awards (March 1996)
Portland's BEST Program Wins Nationally, Awards Locally (March 1996)
Portlander Wins National Energy Management Award (January 1996)


BATDORF & BRONSON COFFEE ROASTERS

2001
Three Western Washington Businesses Commit to 100-Percent New Renewable Electricity (April 30, 2001)


B.C. HYDRO/POWER SMART

2003
BC Hydro Revitalizes Energy Efficiency to Meet 40 Percent of Load Growth in Coming Decade (Dec. 18, 2003)

1999
B.C. Hydro Honors 24 Entities with Power Smart Excellence Awards (March 30, 1999)

1997
Power Smart Participants Saving $104 Million, 260-plus Average Megawatts Each Year (Dec. 31, 1997)
New Holiday Inn at Vancouver Airport Designated as Power Smart Green Hotel (July 25, 1997)
Reduced Mortgages for Energy-Efficient Power Smart New Homes Now Offered by 16 Canadian Financial Institutions (April 25, 1997)
Power Smart Dissolves (March 28, 1997)
Westin Bayshore Qualifies as First Power Smart "Green Hotel" (Feb. 21, 1997)

1996
Vancouver Airport Expansion Project Saves 6.5 Million Kilowatt-Hours (Nov. 21, 1996)
Power Smart Reaches Crossroads After Six Years of Transforming Markets (June 1996)
B.C. Hydro Presents 24 Power Smart Awards (March 1996)


BENTON PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT

2004
Potential Ground Vibration Impacts Scuttle Proposed Washington Mega-Wind Farm (Feb. 27, 2004)

2002
Washington Small Hydro Project No Longer Produces Green Power (Dec. 20, 2002)

1999
Benton PUD Offers Green Power to Retail Customers (Dec. 21, 1999)


BFGOODRICH AEROSPACE

2001
BFGoodrich Facility to Save $450,000 in Annual Energy Bills through Partnership Project (Oct. 23, 2001)


BLACKFEET INDIAN RESERVATION

2002
High Costs Lead BPA to Withdraw from Proposed Montana Wind Project (April 30, 2002)


BONNEVILLE ENVIRONMENTAL FOUNDATION

2004
Puget Sound Green Power Marketing Campaign Contributes to Big Increase in Utility Program Participation (Nov. 30, 2004)
2001
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Offers Green Tags for Individuals (Aug. 30, 2001)
Two Solar-Electric Projects Win BEF Grant Funding (April 30, 2001)
Three Western Washington Businesses Commit to 100-Percent New Renewable Electricity (April 30, 2001)
Abandoned Nuclear Plant Site Will Host Northwest's Largest Solar-Electric Power Plant (April 30, 2001)

2000
CH2M HILL Supports Wind Power Through BEF Purchase (Sept. 29, 2000)
Ashland Solar Electric Project Combines Education, Green Power (Aug. 31, 2000)
Three Solar Projects Awarded Funding from Bonneville Environmental Foundation (May 30, 2000)

1999
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Solicits Renewable Energy Ideas (Oct. 28, 1999)
Ashland Solar Project Wins First BEF Renewable Energy Grant (July 30, 1999)
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Notches Third Green Power Sale (April 30, 1999)
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Reaps Second Green-Power Sale (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
Duncan Named Executive Director of Bonneville Environmental Foundation (Oct. 30, 1998)
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Launched (June 25, 1998)


BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION

2004
News Bytes: BPA Wins National Conservation Award; Biggest Northwest Solar PV System Installed (Dec. 22, 2004)
BPA Planned Geothermal Power Purchase Muddled by Contractual Dispute (Dec. 22, 2004)
Optimized Electricity System Explored in Regional Conference (Nov. 30, 2004)
Outlines Emerge for BPA Post-2006 Conservation, Including Targets, Policy Guidelines, but Many Key Details Remain Vague (Oct. 29, 2004)
Advisory Group Will Help Craft BPA Post-2006 Conservation Initiatives (Sept. 29, 2004)
BPA Proposes Continuing, But Potentially Different, Post-2006 Role in Conservation, Renewables (July 29, 2004)
Public Commenters Seek Guarantees, Details on BPA's Post-2006 Conservation, Renewables Plans (Aug. 31, 2004)
News Bytes: BPA Reports 57.1 aMW of Conservation in FY 2003 (June 30, 2004)
Some Conservation Programs Thrive, Others Don't, All Can Teach Lessons (May 28, 2004)
Demand-Response Pilot Bodes Well for BPA's Non-Wires Transmission Alternatives (May 28, 2004)
Eastern Washington Air Force Base Commits to 100-Percent Renewables, Largest Regional Green Power Purchase (April 29, 2004)
Bonneville's C&RD Program Tallies 37 aMW Of Savings, 122 aMW of Renewables, Revived Utility Conservation Infrastructure (April 29, 2004)
California Geothermal Prospect Wins Legal Challenge, But BPA Power Purchase Still Uncertain (March 31, 2004)
New BPA Integration Services Mix Wind and Water (Jan. 30, 2004)

2003
BPA Geothermal Power Prospect Faces Deadline for Proving Commercial Resource (Nov. 26, 2003)
News Bytes: Alcoa Funds Solar, BPA Residential Loan Program Grows, Energy Trust Launches Solar/Natural Gas Programs, and More (Aug. 28, 2003)
Discussion Temporarily Silenced on BPA's Future Conservation/Renewables Role (April 29, 2003)
BPA Initiates Third-Party Loan Program for Residential Energy-Saving Measures (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
Here Comes The Sun: A Special Section on Solar Energy (Dec. 20, 2002) Impact of BPA Conservation/Renewables Budget Cuts Yet Unclear (Dec. 20, 2002)
BPA Trims Conservation, Renewables Budgets as Part of Cost-Cutting Moves (Nov. 26, 2002)
New Lighting, Heating Systems Reap Big Energy Savings for Air Force Base (Aug. 29, 2002)
Energy-Saving Software Garners BPA C&RD Endorsement (Aug. 29, 2002)
BPA Exempts Wind Power from Energy Imbalance Charge (Aug. 29, 2002)
BPA Agrees to Buy Power from 24-MW Oregon Wind Project (June 28, 2002)
Stateline Could Expand to 500 MW; BPA Wind Solicitation Slows (June 28, 2002)
BPA Conservation, Renewables Part of Regional Dialogue for Post-2006 Federal Power (May 31, 2002)
BPA Set to Exceed FY 2002 ConAug Target of 60 aMW Under Contract (May 31, 2002)
BPA Plans Pilot Studies on Transmission Alternatives, Including Distributed Generation, Conservation (April 30, 2002)
High Costs Lead BPA to Withdraw from Proposed Montana Wind Project (April 30, 2002)
Seattle, BPA Agree on Two-Year, $26 Million, 18 aMW ConAug Deal (April 30, 2002)
BPA Microturbine Demonstration Takes Off in Willamette Valley (Feb. 27, 2002)
News Bytes: PacifiCorp, PGE, Tacoma, Seattle Conservation; Businesses; Holiday Lights; People; Awards; and More (Jan. 31, 2002)
Save a Watt Regional Marketing Campaign Delivers Conservation Messages (Jan. 31, 2002)

2001
New BPA Energy Efficiency Vice President Seeks End to Conservation Roller Coaster (Nov. 21, 2001)
BPA Records Nearly 32 aMW of ConAug Savings at 1.8 Cents/KWh Average Cost (Nov. 21, 2001)
BPA, SeaWest Announce Power Purchase Pact For Oregon's Condon Wind Energy Project (Nov. 21, 2001)
BPA Leader Seeks Regional Forum for Sustained Conservation Strategy (Sept. 28, 2001)
BPA Selects Seven Wind Proposals for Potential Power Purchases (June 28, 2001
Utilities Show Widespread Interest in BPA Conservation Initiatives (June 28, 2001)
BPA Plans Power Purchases from Planned Washington, Montana Wind-Energy Projects (May 30, 2001)
BPA Wins Energy Star National Award (April 30, 2001)
Abandoned Nuclear Plant Site Will Host Northwest's Largest Solar-Electric Power Plant (April 30, 2001)
BPA Wind Power Solicitation Brings in 2,600-Plus MW of Proposed Capacity (April 30, 2001)
BPA, Utilities, Alliance Embark on Compact Fluorescent Coupon Campaign (April 30, 2001)
Fifteen Schools Will Light Up from Sun in Regional Solar-Electric Project (March 29, 2001)
BPA Seeks 1,000 MW of Wind Power Output (Feb. 28, 2001)
BPA, Alliance, Council Offer Demand-Side Responses to Western Power Crunch (Feb. 16, 2001)
Geothermal Heat Pump System Improves Native-American Housing Facility Near Seattle (Jan. 30, 2001)

2000
BPA Agrees to Buy Geothermal Power from Planned California Project (Dec. 21, 2000)
BPA Helps Create Web-based Expo for Energy Efficiency Services (Nov. 30, 2000)
BPA's 1999 Energy-Savings Numbers Continue Downward Spiral, But Upswing Projected in Coming Years (Nov. 30, 2000)
Implementation Details Remain Outstanding for BPA's Conservation/Renewables Discount (Oct. 31, 2000)
BPA Will Solicit ConAug Proposals, But Utility Interest Level Questionable (Sept. 29, 2000)
Regional Technical Forum Nearly Completes Recommended List of Measures, Activities Eligible for BPA Conservation/Renewables Discount (July 25, 2000)
BPA's ConAug Structure Could Limit Utility Participation, Some Stakeholders Believe (July 25, 2000)
BPA's First Demonstration Fuel Cell Up and Running at Oregon Co-op (June 27, 2000)
BPA Conservation/Renewables Discount in Place; ConAug Continues to Take Shape (June 27, 2000)
BPA Announces Two Solar Energy Initiatives (April 25, 2000)
BPA Conservation Augmentation Process Resembles 'Blank Slate' (March 28, 2000)
Council Recommends BPA Pursue Minimum 166 aMW of Conservation From 2002-2006 (March 28, 2000)
BPA's Terry Esvelt Sees Northwest Energy Efficiency Taking Many New Forms (March 28, 2000)
Council Hears Varied Opinions on BPA Conservation Acquisition 2002-2006 (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
Council Staff Recommends BPA Acquire 150 aMW from 2002-2006 (Dec. 21, 1999)
Federal Appropriations Bill Restricts BPA's Energy Efficiency Activities Outside Northwest (Nov. 30, 1999)
BPA Plans Role for Conservation, Renewables in New Energy Supplies (Oct. 28, 1999) BPA Selects 10 Utility Entities to Test PEM Fuel Cells (Sept. 30, 1999)
BPA's NeXt House Showcases Residential Energy Efficiency (Aug. 31, 1999)
Appropriations Bill Jeopardizes BPA's Federal Energy Efficiency Work (Aug. 31, 1999)
BPA Officially Proposes Conservation/Renewables Rate Discount (Aug. 31, 1999)
BPA Announces $3.5 Million Fuel Cell Development Contract (May 28, 1999)
BPA Commits $6 Million-$8 Million for Low-Income Weatherization (May 28, 1999)
BPA Finds Public Support for Conservation, Renewables (May 28, 1999)
BPA Rate Discount Wrinkle Looks Like Blemish to Public Power Council (March 30, 1999)
BPA Reports 50-Percent Drop in Program Energy Savings (April 30, 1999)
BPA Settles on $30 Million Annual Public-Purposes Rate Discount (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
BPA Considers Raising Rate Discount to Conditional $45 Million (Dec. 22, 1998)
BPA Rate Discount Comments Largely Supportive (Nov. 25, 1998)
BPA Mulls $30 Million Annual Cap on Rate Discount (Nov. 25, 1998)
Progress Reported on BPA Plan for Conservation/Renewables Rate Discount (Oct. 30, 1998)
Duncan Named Executive Director of Bonneville Environmental Foundation (Oct. 30, 1998)
BPA-TeCom Agreement Brings New Energy Efficiency Product to Market (Sept. 29, 1998)
BPA Proposes Wholesale Power Rate Discount for Conservation, Renewables Investments (Sept. 29, 1998)
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Launched (June 25, 1998)
New BPA Administrator Shares Public-Purposes Thoughts (June 25, 1998)
BPA Honored by EPRI for Role in ASDMaster Software Program (May 29, 1998)
BPA Arranges Refinancing Deal, Saves Federal Taxpayers $1 Million (April 28, 1998)
BPA Cost Review Panel Shrinks Recommended Conservation, Renewables Cutbacks (March 31, 1998)
BPA Cost Review Panel Scales Back Recommended Cuts in Bonneville Conservation/Renewables Budgets for 2002-2006 (March 11, 1998)
Conservation/Renewables Emerge as Major Issue for BPA Cost Review Panel (Feb. 26, 1998)
BPA Conservation Initiatives Continue to Record Substantial Energy Savings (Feb. 26, 1998)
BPA Creates Directory of Northwest Energy Efficiency Businesses (Jan. 28, 1998)
BPA Cost-Review Panel Targets Conservation, Renewables (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
BPA Exceeds FY 1997 Conservation Target Halfway Through the Year (July 25, 1997)
Springfield Utility Board Accuses BPA of Excluding It from Termination Talks on Geothermal Project (June 27, 1997)
Environmental Trust to Market Environmentally Friendly BPA Resources (May 23, 1997)
Power Council Praises BPA's Energy-Efficiency Metamorphosis (May 23, 1997)
BPA's Marketplace Role Explored by Advisory Committee (April 25, 1997)
BPA Reports Surprisingly Big Energy Savings for Fiscal Year 1996 (March 28, 1997)
Federal Facilities Agree with BPA to Seek Energy Efficiencies (Feb. 21, 1997)
BPA, PNGC Have Duct Differences (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
BPA Loses MAP Payment Conflict with Chelan PUD (Dec. 19, 1996)
PNGC Peeved at Bonneville Duct-Sealing Proposal (Nov. 21, 1996)
Regional Review OKs Limited BPA Energy Services Business (Nov. 21, 1996)
BPA's Energy Services Business Survives Congressional Scrutiny (Sept. 27, 1996)
BPA's Energy Services Business Gets Skeptical Review (July 1996)
CARES Succeeds, and Settles with BPA on Performance Bonus (May 1996)
BPA Earnestly Markets the Energy Service Charge (April 1996)
Low-Income Weatherization Programs Have a Future (April 1996)
BPA Drops Conservation 'Backstop' Provision in Power-Sales Contracts (March 1996)
BPA Takes Conservation Dispute with Chelan to Court (February 1996)
Salem Electric Plans 'Green Power' Purchase from BPA (February 1996)
BPA Discontinues Funding for Emerald PUD Conservation Power Plant (February 1996)


BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION COST REVIEW

1999
Prototype Fuel Cell Ready for Broader Regional Distribution (Feb. 26, 1999)

1998
BPA Cost Review Panel Shrinks Recommended Conservation, Renewables Cutbacks (March 31, 1998)
BPA Cost Review Panel Scales Back Recommended Cuts in Bonneville Conservation/Renewables Budgets for 2002-2006 (March 11, 1998)
Conservation/Renewables Emerge as Major Issue for BPA Cost Review Panel (Feb. 26, 1998)
BPA Cost-Review Panel Targets Conservation, Renewables (Jan. 28, 1998)


BRITISH COLUMBIA

2004
Huge Proposed Vancouver Island Wind Project Could Deliver Power to U.S. Pacific Northwest
2003
BC Hydro Revitalizes Energy Efficiency to Meet 40 Percent of Load Growth in Coming Decade (Dec. 18, 2003)


BUILDING COMMISSIONING

1999
Education Helps Expand Public-Sector Building Commissioning Standard (June 29, 1999)

1998
City of Seattle Adds Building Commissioning to Energy Code Requirements (Aug. 28, 1998)

1997
Building Commissioning: A Few Good Documented Information Sources (March 28, 1997)
Commissioning Offers Solutions to Building System Woes (March 28, 1997)


BUILDING DESIGN

2001
Group Design Exercise Illustrates Hard Choices in Creating Energy-Efficient Building (May 30, 2001)


BUILDING OPERATOR CERTIFICATION

2000
Building Operator Certification Program Expands in Region, Nation (Feb. 25, 2000)

1998
35 Washingtonians Earn Building Operator Certification from Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (July 31, 1998)
Building Operator Certification Program Meshes People and Technology for Efficiency (May 29, 1998)


CALIFORNIA

2002
News Bytes: California Credits Conservation in Averting Summer 2001 Blackouts (July 18, 2002)

2001
Conservation Best Way to Address Supply/Demand Imbalance, Says California Energy Official (Oct. 23, 2001)
Conservation, Efficiency Emerging Again as California Energy Priorities (Aug. 30, 2001)
California Gov. Davis Signs $850 Million Conservation/Renewables Bills (April 30, 2001)

2000
DSM The Best Way to Meet Peak Demand, Believes California Energy Commission Official (Dec. 21, 2000)
New Energy Security Law Holds Hidden Gems for California Energy Efficiency (Sept. 29, 2000)
California PUC Picks Efficiency Programs to Address Energy Shortages (Aug. 31, 2000)
California Demand-Side Leader Chuck Imbrecht Dies (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
California's Big Three Electric Utilities Spend $222 Million on DSM in 1998, Save 69 aMW (May 28, 1999)
California Green Power Lessons Emerge After Year One of Competition (May 28, 1999)
California IOUs Retain Supervision of DSM Programs Through 2001 (March 30, 1999)

1998
California Restructuring Incorporates $1.6 Billion in Public-Purposes Funding (May 29, 1998)


CENTER FOR RESOURCEFUL BUILDING TECHNOLOGY

1999
Montana Resource Efficiency Organizations Merge (April 30, 1999)

1996
Timber-Tech House Combines Resource and Energy Efficiency (January 1996)


CENTRAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE

1999
Central Electric Wins Renewable Energy Award (May 28, 1999)


CHELAN COUNTY PUD

2002
Here Comes The Sun: A Special Section on Solar Energy (Dec. 20, 2002)
1998
Chelan County PUD Transitions from Incentives to Services (June 25, 1998)

1996
BPA Loses MAP Payment Conflict with Chelan PUD (Dec. 19, 1996)
BPA Takes Conservation Dispute with Chelan to Court (February 1996)


CLALLUM COUNTY PUD

2003
Clallam County PUD Signs Landmark Wave Power Purchase (April 29, 2003)


CLARK PUBLIC UTILITIES

2001
SolWest Renewable Energy Fair, Clark Conservation, And More ... in News Bytes (Nov. 21, 2001)
Plunging Power Prices Cause Demise of Special Conservation Incentive Programs (Nov. 21, 2001)

1996
Weatherization Loans Find a Market in Clark County (March 1996)


CLIMATE SOLUTIONS

2003
Smart Energy, Including Efficiency, Could be Northwest Growth Sector, Study Says (Dec. 18, 2003)
Northwest Projects Explore Smart Energy Network (July 16, 2003)

2001
Northwest Clean Energy Industry Could Blossom with Favorable Public Policies, Study Says (Dec. 20, 2001)
Northwest Utilities, Governments, Businesses, Non-Profits Show Clean Energy Leadership, Report Says (Sept. 28, 2001)
Rural Communities Can Gain Big Economic Benefits from Wind Energy, New Report Touts (Jan. 30, 2001)

1999
Atmosphere Alliance, Energy Outreach Center Join to Form Climate Solutions (June 29, 1999)


CLIMATE WISE

2000
Seattle Honors 11 Organizations for Climate Wise Actions (Nov. 30, 2000)
Northwest Companies Join Climate Wise, Complete Action Plans in 1999 (Feb. 25, 2000)
Seattle Food Company Wins Climate Wise Recognition (Jan. 26, 2000)


COLUMBIA COLSTOR

1997
Washington Cold Storage Firm Commits to Conservation (Aug. 28, 1997)


COMMERCIAL

2004
Newer Northwest Commercial Buildings Use More Electricity, but They're Not Necessarily Energy Hogs (April 29, 2004)
Commercial Building Efficiency Opportunities Often Misunderstood, but Economics Can Work for Owners, Tenants, Says Consultant (Jan. 30, 2004)

2003
Energy Trust Launches Commercial/Industrial Retrofit Program with Trade Ally Collaboration (March 27, 2003)

2002
Alliance Board Earmarks $3.3 Million for Commercial Buildings Initiative (Nov. 26, 2002)
Alliance Expands Commercial Building Efficiency Efforts (Aug. 29, 2002)
Two Montana Hotels Earn Energy Star Label with New Comprehensive HVAC System (July 18, 2002)
Downtown Seattle Exhibit Showcases Office Design Ideas (June 28, 2002)
Idaho Adopts First Statewide Commercial Energy Code (March 30, 2002)
High-Efficiency Seattle Commercial Energy Code Takes Effect after Collaborative Process (Feb. 27, 2002)

2001
Group Design Exercise Illustrates Hard Choices in Creating Energy-Efficient Building (May 30, 2001)
Commercial Building Conservation Exhorted, Explored at Packed Seattle Summit (Feb. 16, 2001)

2000
Betterbricks.com Web Site Launches May 1 (May 30, 2000)
Public Information Campaign to Promote Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings (Feb. 25, 2000)

1999
Market Research Finds Productivity, Health, Comfort Could Sell Commercial Building Energy Efficiency (Nov. 30, 1999)
Conservation Measures Don't Ensure Energy Savings, PNNL Finds (Oct. 28, 1999)
Architecture + Energy Program Promotes Fine, Environmentally Sound Design (Aug. 31, 1999)
Washington, Oregon Buildings Win Architecture + Energy Awards (July 30, 1999)
IKEA Store Pursues Efficiency on Path to Sustainability (March 30, 1999)

1998
Five Oregon Buildings Honored for Integrating Fine Design and Energy Efficiency (July 31, 1998)
Building Operator Certification Program Meshes People and Technology for Efficiency (May 29, 1998)

1997
Conservation in Commercial Buildings Widespread, Increasingly Common, Federal Study Finds (Nov. 26, 1997)
Idaho Power Commercial Design Program Ends with IPUC Approval (June 27, 1997)
Award Program Highlights Integration of Architecture and Energy Efficiency (June 27, 1997)
Bond-Levy Failure Puts Planned Energy-Efficient High School in Limbo (April 25, 1997)
Idaho Power Plans to Drop Commercial Building Design Program (March 28, 1997)

1996
Energy Efficient Design Practiced for Planned High School (Oct. 24, 1996)
Portland Commercial Building Wins Top Award in Regional Energy-Efficient Architectural Competition (July 1996)


COMMUNITY CONSERVATION

1996
Seattle Neighborhood Project Saves Resources, Builds Relationships (Oct. 24, 1996)


CO-MOTION CYCLES

2002
Green Building Processes, Strategies Explored in Eugene Forum (July 18, 2002)


CONSERVATION AND RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEM (CARES)

1999
CARES, Grays Harbor PUD Improve School Facilities Through Energy Services (June 29, 1999)

1998
CARES Wind-Energy Project Blowing Away (Oct. 30, 1998)
CARES Creates New Enterprise for Energy-Related Products, Services (July 31, 1998)

1997
CARES Evolves from System to Service Organization as New Leader Takes Over (Nov. 26, 1997)
CARES Launches Energy Services Enterprise (May 23, 1997)

1996
CARES Succeeds, and Settles with BPA on Performance Bonus (May 1996)


CONSERVATION IN DEMAND

2001
Plunging Power Prices Cause Demise of Special Conservation Incentive Programs (Nov. 21, 2001)
Regional Electric Loads Down 4,000 MW, Mainly from Curtailments, Report Says (Nov. 21, 2001)
BPA Leader Seeks Regional Forum for Sustained Conservation Strategy (Sept. 28, 2001)
Plug and Play, Public Mobilization Campaign Abandoned (Sept. 28, 2001)
Public-Power Utility Roundtable Highlights Expanding Conservation Efforts (July 20, 2001)
Compact Fluorescent Lamp Sales Booming; Efficiency Business Marketplace Less Robust (July 20, 2001)
Northwest Industries Paying Closer Attention to Conservation (June 28, 2001)
Utilities Show Widespread Interest in BPA Conservation Initiatives (June 28, 2001)
Ambitious 'Plug and Play' Conservation Proposals Circulating in Region (June 28, 2001)
Conservation Initiatives, Numbers, Potential and Youthful Ideas Spotlighted (May 30, 2001)
Load Management Increasingly Popular Strategy to Cut Demand, Especially Peak (April 30, 2001)
BPA, Utilities, Alliance Embark on Compact Fluorescent Coupon Campaign (April 30, 2001)
Northwest State Governments Pursue Energy Savings in Power Crunch (March 29, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Turn, Return to Energy-Saving Programs in Energy Crisis (March 29, 2001
Conservation Efforts Help Reduce Northwest Electric Loads This Winter (March 29, 2001)
Large Public-Power Utilities Push Conservation in Energy Crunch (Feb. 28, 2001)
Commercial Building Conservation Exhorted, Explored at Packed Seattle Summit (Feb. 16, 2001)
Public-Power Utilities Think about Expanded Conservation Initiatives as Power Prices Rise (Feb. 16, 2001)
Energy Conservation Becomes Popular Response to Spiraling Power Costs (Feb. 16, 2001)
BPA, Alliance, Council Offer Demand-Side Responses to Western Power Crunch (Feb. 16, 2001)


CONSERVATION MONITOR

2002
Conservation Monitor/Con.WEB Marks 10-Year Anniversary (Jan. 31, 2002)


"CONSERVATION OR CRISIS: A NORTHWEST CHOICE"
SPECIAL CONFERENCE ISSUE, OCTOBER 2001


2001
Conservation Roller Coaster a Common Theme (Oct. 23, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Exhibit Demand-Side Diversity (Oct. 23, 2001)
Conservation Stories Emerge from Northwest Public-Power Utilities (Oct. 23, 2001)
Expanding Markets for Energy-Efficient Products Takes Concerted, Collaborative Efforts (Oct. 23, 2001)
BFGoodrich Facility to Save $450,000 in Annual Energy Bills through Partnership Project (Oct. 23, 2001)
Conservation Matters, But Many Other Issues Face Food Processors, Irrigation Utilities (Oct. 23, 2001)
Conservation Best Way to Address Supply/Demand Imbalance, Says California Energy Official (Oct. 23, 2001)


CONVERSATIONS ON CONSERVATION

2000
Low-Income Energy Services Support Fluctuates, While Need Has Remained Steady and Now May be Rising, Believes Chuck Eberdt (July 25, 2000)
Eugene Residents, Electric Utility Embrace Conservation, EWEB Commissioner Dorothy Anderson Reports (June 27, 2000)
Restructured Electric Industry Still Needs Regulatory Oversight, Including Conservation, Montana's Bob Anderson Believes (May 30, 2000)
John Graham Believes Conservation Vital for Successful Utilities (April 25, 2000)
Architect Logan Cravens Sees Energy Conservation as Major Element of Green Building (April 25, 2000)
Market Transformation Still Being Invented--But May Not be Enough, Thinks Ken Eklund (April 25, 2000)
BPA's Terry Esvelt Sees Northwest Energy Efficiency Taking Many New Forms (March 28, 2000)
Consultant Dave Baylon Believes Strong Building Codes Make Big Difference for Energy Efficiency, Market Transformation (March 28, 2000)
Avista's Bruce Folsom Bullish on DSM Distribution Charge (Feb. 25, 2000)
HVAC Manufacturers Rep Dennis Heller Sees Promising Conservation Signs (Feb. 25, 2000)
Boise Cascade Undertakes Broad Array of Economic-Based Conservation Initiatives (Feb. 25, 2000)
NEEA's Margie Gardner Believes Markets Ascendant in Conservation World (Feb. 25, 2000)


Con.WEB

2003
Con.WEB Launches New Features, Plans Other Revisions (April 29, 2003)

2002
Conservation Monitor/Con.WEB Marks 10-Year Anniversary (Jan. 31, 2002)

1998
Con.WEB Creates New Format, Adds Information Resources (Oct. 30, 1998)
Alliance Winnows 45 Market Transformation Proposals, Renews Funding for Con.WEB (Aug. 28, 1998)


DISTRIBUTED ENERGY

2000
Distributed Energy Seen as Reliability Solution (Aug. 31, 2000)


DISTRIBUTED GENERATION

2002
The Resource Future Beckons: Is Anybody Paying Attention (June 28, 2002)
Energy Technology Showcase Conference/Exhibition Coming in October (March 20, 2002)
BPA Microturbine Demonstration Takes Off in Willamette Valley (Feb. 27, 2002)
Emerald PUD Demonstration Fuel Cell Powers Utility Warehouse during Outage (Feb. 27, 2002)

2001
The Real Energy Future is Decentralized, Writes Cyrus Noë (May 30, 2001)

2000
Distributed Energy Resources Moving from 'Vaporware to Hardware' (Feb. 25, 2000)

1999
'Distributed Resources, Renewables and the Environment' Conference Scheduled for Feb. 2, 2000 (Nov. 30, 1999)
Prospects Brightening for Northwest Conservation/Renewables (Sept. 30, 1999)


DUCTS

1999
Duct-Sealing Technology Tested in Washington Homes (Dec. 21, 1999)

1998
WWP Launches Duct Pilot Program in Cooperation with Alliance (April 28, 1998)
Oregon Enacts Income Tax Credits for Efficient Residential Appliances, Duct Systems (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
Alliance Board Turns Down Duct-System Program, Approves Local Government Project (May 23, 1997)
BPA, PNGC Have Duct Differences (Jan. 24, 1997)
Leaky Ducts: A Problem and An Opportunity (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
PNGC Peeved at Bonneville Duct-Sealing Proposal (Nov. 21, 1996)


EARTH DAY
2002
'Protect Our Home' Earth Day Theme Encompasses Energy Efficiency, Renewables (March 20, 2002)

2000
Earth Day 2000 Focuses on Clean Energy Around The Globe (March 28, 2000)

1999
Seattle-Based Earth Day Network Advocates Efficiency, Renewables (May 28, 1999)


EARTH POWER RESOURCES

1998
Water Power, Earth Power Agree on Geothermal Energy Purchase (April 28, 1998)
IPUC Settles Spat Between Water Power and Geothermal Developer (Jan. 28, 1998)


ECOTOPE

2002
Energy Codes Influence Technologies, But Stop Short of Controlling Design, Studies Find (April 30, 2002)


EDUCATION

2004
Oregon Community College Program Trains Energy Managers, Renewables Technicians (May 28, 2004)

2003
Energy Management Certification Program Offers Learning, Dollar Savings (June 26, 2003)


ELECTRIC INDUSTRY RESTRUCTURING/PUBLIC PURPOSES

2004
Energy Trust Focuses on Delivering Efficiency, Renewables in Oregon (Aug. 31, 2004)

2003
Montana's Public-Purposes Funding Extended through 2005 (May 29, 2003)

2002
Energy Trust Seeks 25 MW to 100 MW of New Oregon Wind Energy Capacity (July 18, 2002)
Energy Trust Board Approves Bio-Gas, Restaurant Efficiency Projects (June 28, 2002)
Energy Trust of Oregon Board Approves First Three Non-Utility Conservation Ventures (April 30, 2002)

2001
Most Oregon Public-Purposes Funding Appears Initially Headed for Utilities (Dec. 20, 2001)
Oregon Restructuring, Public-Purposes Funding Likely Postponed Until March 2002 (July 20, 2001)
Oregon Restructuring, Public-Purposes Funding Faces Potential Delay (May 30, 2001)
Eight-Member Board Appointed for Oregon Public-Purposes Agency (Feb. 28, 2001)

2000
Oregon PUC Endorses Creation of Non-Profit Public Purposes Administrator (Oct. 31, 2000)
Non-Profit Administrator Taking Shape for Oregon Public-Purposes Funding (Sept. 29, 2000)
Montana Power, Stakeholders Report Positive First Year for Public-Purposes Funding (May 30, 2000)
Washington 3-Percent Public-Purposes Funding Bill Dies in Senate Committee (March 28, 2000)
OPUC Endorses Non-Profit Administrator for Oregon Public-Purposes Funding (Feb. 25, 2000)

1999
Flathead Electric Subsidiary Challenges Montana Public-Purposes Law (Aug. 31, 1999)
Oregon Restructures with Public-Purposes Funding (July 30, 1999)
California IOUs Retain Supervision of DSM Programs Through 2001 (March 30, 1999)
Public-Purposes Wave Still Offshore in Non-Montana Northwest (March 30, 1999)
Montana Governor Signs Public-Purposes-Related Bills (April 30, 1999)
Oregon Senate Passes Restructuring Bill With Public-Purposes Funding (April 30, 1999)
Electric Restructuring Proposals Surface in Oregon Legislature (Feb. 26, 1999)
Northwest Conservation/Renewables Resemble Patchwork Quilt (Feb. 26, 1999) Montana PSC Apportions Public-Purposes Funding (Feb. 26, 1999)
Montana Regulators Approve Collection of Public-Purposes Funds (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
Idahoans Not Keen on Electric Industry Restructuring (Dec. 22, 1998)
Oregonians Debate Restructuring, Public-Purposes Proposals (Dec. 22, 1998)
Washington May Consider Electric Legislation, But Not Restructuring (Dec. 22, 1998)
Montana's Public-Purposes Collection In Question (Dec. 22, 1998)
Montanans Deny Deal Linking Restructuring Ballot Initiatives, Public-Purposes Funding (June 25, 1998)
California Restructuring Incorporates $1.6 Billion in Public-Purposes Funding (May 29, 1998)
Washington Electric Industry Won't Be Restructured in 1998 (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
Washington Stakeholders Stake Positions on Public Purposes (Dec. 31, 1997)
Washington Restructuring--Including Public Purposes--Uncertain for 1998 (Dec. 31, 1997)
Council Report Explores Conservation/Renewables in Restructured Electric Industry (Sept. 26, 1997)
Oregon Legislature Adjourns Without Restructuring Electric Industry (July 25, 1997)
Montana Leads Northwest Restructuring Parade (June 27, 1997)
Montana Passes Restructuring Legislation with 2.4-Percent Funding for Conservation, Renewables, Low-Income Energy Services (May 6, 1997)

1996
Montana Embraces Energy Efficiency, Renewables in Restructuring Principles (June 1996)


ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE

1998
BPA Honored by EPRI for Role in ASDMaster Software Program (May 29, 1998)


EMERALD PUD

2003
Emerald PUD Solicits Wind Power (June 26, 2003)

2002
Emerald PUD Demonstration Fuel Cell Powers Utility Warehouse during Outage (Feb. 27, 2002)

2001
Conservation Stories Emerge from Northwest Public-Power Utilities (Oct. 23, 2001)

1997
Two Oregon Landfill-Gas Projects Receive Federal Funds (Oct. 31, 1997)

1996
BPA Discontinues Funding for Emerald PUD Conservation Power Plant (February 1996)


ENERGY CODES

2004
News Bytes: Proposed Seattle Energy Code Changes, Northwest Green Power Program Rankings, and More (March 31, 2004)

2003
Uniform Energy Codes Gaining Acceptance in Idaho (Dec. 18, 2003)
News Bytes: Washington Energy Code Change, Oregon's Biggest Grid-Tied PV System Installed, and More (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
Energy Codes Influence Technologies, But Stop Short of Controlling Design, Studies Find (April 30, 2002)
Idaho Adopts First Statewide Commercial Energy Code (March 30, 2002)
High-Efficiency Seattle Commercial Energy Code Takes Effect after Collaborative Process (Feb. 27, 2002)

2001
Washington State Energy Code Revisions Promise Significant Energy Savings (Dec. 20, 2001)

1999
Alliance Awards State Agencies $350,000 for Energy Code Support Activities (Oct. 28, 1999)

1998
City of Seattle Adds Building Commissioning to Energy Code Requirements (Aug. 28, 1998)
Idaho's Proposed Commercial Energy Code Stops in Legislative Committee (March 31, 1998)
Skylight Efficiency Ratings Changed by Washington State Building Code Council (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
1994 Washington Non-Residential Code Surpasses Energy-Saving Expectations (Nov. 26, 1997)
Washington Non-Residential Code Compliance Rises Slightly From 1990 to 1995 (Aug. 28, 1997)
Idaho Commercial Energy Code Proposal Misses 1997 Legislative Action (March 28, 1997)

1996
Energy Efficient Building Code Saves More Money Than Predicted, Benton County PUD Study Finds (July 1996)
Stakeholders Meet to Lay Groundwork for Idaho Commercial Energy Code (February 1996)


ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS

2004
Some Conservation Programs Thrive, Others Don't, All Can Teach Lessons (May 28, 2004)

2003
Best Efficiency Programs Share Common Traits, Abound in Northwest, ACEEE Reports (June 26, 2003)


ENERGY IDEAS CLEARINGHOUSE

1999
Technical Energy Information Available Through EIC Service (May 28, 1999)


ENERGY OUTREACH SOLUTIONS

1999
Atmosphere Alliance, Energy Outreach Center Join to Form Climate Solutions (June 29, 1999)


ENERGY NEWSDATA

2002
Energy Prospects: Making Sense of Energy Technologies (Oct. 29, 2002)
Energy NewsData Marks 20th Anniversary (May 31, 2002)
Energy Technology Showcase Conference/Exhibition Coming in October (March 20, 2002)


ENERGY NORTHWEST

2003
Cow-Fired Power Projects Mooo-ving Ahead in Northwest (Aug. 28, 2003)
Energy Northwest Expands Nine Canyon Wind Project, Pursues New Biomass Technology Venture (April 29, 2003)
NorthWestern Energy Issues Another Wind Power RFP (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
Washington Small Hydro Project No Longer Produces Green Power (Dec. 20, 2002)
NorthWestern Energy Announces Wind RFP and Wind, Conservation Assessments (Nov. 26, 2002)
Energy Northwest Moves beyond Nuclear to Solar, Wind, Cow Power (June 28, 2002)
2001
Abandoned Nuclear Plant Site Will Host Northwest's Largest Solar-Electric Power Plant (April 30, 2001)

2000
Energy Northwest Investigates Wind-Energy Project Near Washington's Tri-Cities (March 28, 2000)


ENERGY SERVICES

2000
Energy Benchmarking Tool Coming from Puget Sound Utilities (Aug. 31, 2000)

1999
CARES, Grays Harbor PUD Improve School Facilities Through Energy Services (June 29, 1999)

1998
New Oregon Development Takes Innovative Approach to Energy (Oct. 30, 1998)
CARES Creates New Enterprise for Energy-Related Products, Services (July 31, 1998)
Energy Services Offerings Reportedly Help Clinch Smurfit Load for Illinova Energy Partners (Feb. 26, 1998)
Idaho Power Joins National Alliance for Retail Products, Services (Feb. 26, 1998)
Energy Services Offerings Reportedly Help Clinch Smurfit Load for Illinova Energy Partners (Feb. 26, 1998)

1997
Snohomish PUD's New Business Lines--Including Energy Services--Raise Concerns (Dec. 31, 1997)
CARES Launches Energy Services Enterprise (May 23, 1997) Water Power's Energy Solutions Changes Name, Signs Contract with U.S. Postal Service (April 25, 1997)

1996
PGE Subsidiary Scouts The West for Energy Services Customers (Dec. 19, 1996)
Future of Energy Services, Efficiency Explored at BPA Conference (Sept. 27, 1996)
Water Power Unveils 'Energy Solutions' Subsidiary for Retail Customers (May 1996)


ENERGY STAR

2002
Two Montana Hotels Earn Energy Star Label with New Comprehensive HVAC System (July 18, 2002)

1998
WashWise Program Ends Rebate, Changes Name, Focuses on Marketing (Sept. 29, 1998)


ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON

2004
Energy Trust Focuses on Delivering Efficiency, Renewables in Oregon (Aug. 31, 2004)

2003
Northwest's Biggest Solar-Electric System Powers Oregon Potato Chip Manufacturer (Nov. 26, 2003)
News Bytes: Alcoa Funds Solar, BPA Residential Loan Program Grows, Energy Trust Launches Solar/Natural Gas Programs, and More (Aug. 28, 2003)
New 41-MW-Capacity Oregon Wind Farm Represents a First for PacifiCorp, Energy Trust (July 16, 2003)
PacifiCorp, Energy Trust, Eurus Sign Agreement for Oregon Wind Project (June 26, 2003)
Energy Trust Reports Describe Examples of Successful Efficiency, Renewables Programs (May 29, 2003)
Energy Trust Launches Commercial/Industrial Retrofit Program with Trade Ally Collaboration (March 27, 2003)

2002
Oregon Gas-Saving Programs Substantially Expanding (Nov. 26, 2002)
Energy Trust of Oregon Adopts Strategic, Action Plans and $49 Million Annual Budget (Oct. 29, 2002)
Energy Trust Seeks 25 MW to 100 MW of New Oregon Wind Energy Capacity (July 18, 2002)
Energy Trust Board Approves Bio-Gas, Restaurant Efficiency Projects (June 28, 2002)
Energy Trust of Oregon Board Approves First Three Non-Utility Conservation Ventures (April 30, 2002)
New Public-Purposes Funding Agency Generates Attention in Oregon Conservation, Renewables Circles (March 30, 2002)
Energy Trust Faces Many Issues as It Embarks on Public-Purposes Mission (March 30, 2002)
Energy Trust Programs Mostly Utility Programs at First (March 30, 2002)
Oregon Trusts Energy Trust to Administer Most Public-Purposes Funding over Next Decade (March 30, 2002)

2001
Most Oregon Public-Purposes Funding Appears Initially Headed for Utilities (Dec. 20, 2001)
Executive Director Named for Energy Trust of Oregon (Nov. 21, 2001)


EUGENE PUBLIC LIBRARY

2002
Green Building Processes, Strategies Explored in Eugene Forum (July 18, 2002)


EUGENE WATER & ELECTRIC BOARD (EWEB)

2002
EWEB, PacifiCorp Power Marketing Announce 25-MW, 25-Year Wind Deal (May 31, 2002)

2001
Expanding Markets for Energy-Efficient Products Takes Concerted, Collaborative Efforts (Oct. 23, 2001)
Large Public-Power Utilities Push Conservation in Energy Crunch (Feb. 28, 2001)

2000
EWEB, Seattle, Dave Ryan Win NWEC Awards (June 27, 2000)

1999
Green Power Finds a Market in Green Eugene (July 30, 1999)
Wyoming Wind Energy Project Begins Commercial Operation (April 30, 1999)

1998
EWEB Plans to Offer Wyoming Wind Power to Retail Customers (Sept. 29, 1998)
EWEB Offers Solar Services for Sale (Oct. 24, 1996)


EZCONSERVE

2002
Energy-Saving Software Garners BPA C&RD Endorsement (Aug. 29, 2002)


FAIRCHILD AIRFORCE BASE

2004
Eastern Washington Air Force Base Commits to 100-Percent Renewables, Largest Regional Green Power Purchase (April 29, 2004)

2002
New Lighting, Heating Systems Reap Big Energy Savings for Air Force Base (Aug. 29, 2002)


FEDERAL STANDARDS

1999
Commercial/Industrial Magnetic Ballasts Would Virtually Disappear Under Proposed Federal Standards (Nov. 30, 1999)


FINANCE

2003
BPA Initiates Third-Party Loan Program for Residential Energy-Saving Measures (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
Oregon Public Schools Get Efficiency Funding Help from Nike through New Use of Old Tax Law (July 18, 2002)

2001
Energy-Efficient Mortgages Offered through Oregon Sustainability Solutions Alliance (Dec. 20, 2001)

1999
IPUC Approves Idaho Power Plan to Use 1998 Revenue-Sharing Funds for DSM (June 29, 1999)
PacifiCorp Files First DSM-Related Rate Adjustment (May 28, 1999)

1998
Washington Water Power Seeks Indefinite Extension for DSM Distribution Charge (Sept. 29, 1998)
NWEC Report Finds Major Utilities Falling Short of Regional Review's Recommended Public-Purposes Spending (July 31, 1998)
Idaho Power May Use Revenue Sharing Money to Offset Demand-Side Management Costs (May 29, 1998)
BPA Arranges Refinancing Deal, Saves Federal Taxpayers $1 Million (April 28, 1998)
Idaho Power's Plan to Accelerate DSM Cost Recovery Set for May 26 Hearing (March 31, 1998)
Oregon Enacts Income Tax Credits for Efficient Residential Appliances, Duct Systems (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
Idaho Power Seeks Speedier Recovery of DSM Costs (Dec. 31, 1997)
Oregon Allows State Income Tax Credits for Energy-Efficient Appliances (Aug. 28, 1997)
Reduced Mortgages for Energy-Efficient Power Smart New Homes Now Offered by 16 Canadian Financial Institutions (April 25, 1997)
Washington Water Power's DSM Surcharge Extended; 20 Percent Earmarked for NEEA (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
PGE Sells Bonds to Reduce Conservation Costs (Oct. 24, 1996)
Puget Sound Utilities Trim Conservation Programs (Oct. 24, 1996)
Water Power's DSM Distribution Charge Earns Rave Reviews (Sept. 27, 1996)
OMECA Survey Finds Extensive Utility Financing Programs (August 1996)
Capital Available for Public-Sector Efficiency Projects (July 1996)
Portland Community Bank Gets $100,000 Deposit Earmarked for Financing Environmental Projects (June 1996)
Portland General Electric Proposes Conservation Bonds Sale a la Puget Power (June 1996)
BPA Earnestly Markets the Energy Service Charge (April 1996)


FOOD FOR LANE COUNTY

2002
Green Building Processes, Strategies Explored in Eugene Forum (July 18, 2002)


FPL ENERGY
2003
Stateline Wind Energy Center Gets Oregon Approval for 184-MW-Capacity Expansion (June 26, 2003)

2002
FPL Energy Seeks Oregon Approval to Expand Stateline Wind Farm to 484 MW Capacity (Dec. 20, 2002)
2001
PacifiCorp Agrees to Buy Output from 300-MW-Capacity Stateline Wind Project (Jan. 30, 2001)


FRIGIDAIRE

2001
Expanding Markets for Energy-Efficient Products Takes Concerted, Collaborative Efforts (Oct. 23, 2001)


FUEL CELLS

2002
Emerald PUD Demonstration Fuel Cell Powers Utility Warehouse during Outage (Feb. 27, 2002)

2000
BPA's First Demonstration Fuel Cell Up and Running at Oregon Co-op (June 27, 2000)

1999
BPA Selects 10 Utility Entities to Test PEM Fuel Cells (Sept. 30, 1999)
New Portland Fuel Cell Power Plant Dedicated (Aug. 31, 1999)
Avista Labs Chooses PEM Fuel Cell Manufacturing Partner (June 29, 1999)
IDACORP Technologies Buys Majority Interest in Oregon-Based Fuel-Cell Developer (May 28, 1999)
BPA Announces $3.5 Million Fuel Cell Development Contract (May 28, 1999)
Prototype Fuel Cell Ready for Broader Regional Distribution (Feb. 26, 1999)

1998
WWP Subsidiary Develops New Fuel Cell Technology (Nov. 25, 1998)
Fuel Cell Planned at Portland Wastewater Plant (April 28, 1998)


FUTURE@WORK

2002
Downtown Seattle Exhibit Showcases Office Design Ideas (June 28, 2002)


GLOBAL ENERGY CONCEPTS

2001
Three Western Washington Businesses Commit to 100-Percent New Renewable Electricity (April 30, 2001)


GLOBAL WARMING

2001
Energy Efficiency, Renewables Key Elements of Portland-Area Global Warming Mitigation Plan (May 30, 2001)


GOVERNMENT (FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL)

2004
Energy Savings Performance Contracting Returns for Federal Facilities (Dec. 22, 2004)
Wind PTC Extension Will Spur Development, Mostly for Well Advanced Projects (Oct. 29, 2004)
2002
Washington Governor Issues Environmental Sustainability Order for State Agencies (Oct. 29, 2002)

2000
Federal Agencies Have Reasons, Means to Support Green Power, Although Challenges Remain (Oct. 31, 2000)
New Federal Efficiency Standards Announced for Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts (Sept. 29, 2000)

1999
Pacific Northwesterners Earn Federal Energy, Water Management Awards (Nov. 30, 1999)
Northwest Governments Don't Consistently Buy Energy Efficiently (Sept. 30, 1999)
DOE/PNNL Initiative Boosts Small Compact Fluorescent Lamps (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
Washington Launching Local Government ESPC Program (Nov. 25, 1998)
Federal Agencies, Employees Receive Energy Efficiency Awards (Sept. 29, 1998)
Energy '98 Conference Fosters Federal Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy (Aug. 28, 1998)
Washington Promotes Efficiency Projects in Schools, Local Governments (March 31, 1998)

1997
Onsite Energy, State of Washington Reach Agreement on Energy-Efficiency Equipment, Services at State Facility (Aug. 28, 1997)
Streamlined Contracting Method Unveiled for Federal Efficiency Projects (May 23, 1997)
Hanford Awards Huge Energy-Saving Contract to Johnson Controls (April 25, 1997)
Federal Facilities Agree with BPA to Seek Energy Efficiencies (Feb. 21, 1997)


HOLADAY-PARKS

2001
BFGoodrich Facility to Save $450,000 in Annual Energy Bills through Partnership Project (Oct. 23, 2001)


GRANT COUNTY PUD

1998
Grant County PUD Provides $25,000 for Home Weatherization Improvements (May 29, 1998)
Efficient Fan-Control Device at Grant County Airport Earns $4,876 Incentive Payment from Grant County PUD (April 28, 1998)


GREEN BUILDING

2004
Outgoing Washington Governor Orders Green Building Standards and 10-Percent Energy Cut for Certain State Facilities (Nov. 30, 2004)
Special Report: Green Building Faces Heady Future, Continuing Challenges (July 29, 2004)
Idaho Energy Consultant Creates His Own Green Home (March 31, 2004)

2003
Marketing Vital to Expanding Green Building Beyond The Leading Edge, Paper Finds (Dec. 18, 2003)
Honda Portland-Area Plant Achieves Landmark LEED Gold by Building Green (Nov. 26, 2003)
U.S. Green Building Council Leader Christine Ervin Oversees Fast-Growing Organization (Aug. 28, 2003)
Portland Building Professionals Address Green Building Issues (July 16, 2003)
New Oregon High School Uses Daylighting, Natural Ventilation as Key Energy-Saving Strategies (May 29, 2003)
Environmental Learning Center Links Energy Features to Stewardship Mission (Feb. 27, 2003)

2002
Buyers, Builders Taking Interest in Green Homes (Oct. 29, 2002)
Farm Worker Housing Project Demonstrates Resource-Efficient, Durable Building Measures (Sept. 26, 2002)
Green Building Processes, Strategies Explored in Eugene Forum (July 18, 2002)
Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center in Portland a Potential Harbinger of Built Environment (May 31, 2002)

2001
Seattle Mulls Green Building Incentives, Requirements for Private-Sector Development (March 29, 2001)
Challenges, Opportunities Mark Three Northwest Green Building Projects (Jan. 30, 2001)
Green Building Provides Many Benefits, Can be Costly, Requires Collaboration (Jan. 30, 2001)
Portland Adopts Green Building Policy for City Facilities (Jan. 30, 2001)

2000
PGE Launches Non-Regulated Consulting Service for Green Building (Dec. 21, 2000)
New Suburban Seattle School Features Many Green Elements, Illustrates Green Building Challenges (Nov. 30, 2000)
Portland Study Finds Green Building Pays Big Over Time (Aug. 31, 2000)
Two Innovative Green Buildings in Portland Win 2000 BEST Awards for Energy Efficiency (May 30, 2000)
Seattle Adopts Sustainable Building Policy for City-Owned Buildings (March 28, 2000)
Portland Green Building Initiative Seeks Money (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
Sustainable Building Advisor Certificate Program Begins in January in Seattle (Nov. 30, 1999)
New Seattle Government Office Building Goes Green Despite Late Start (Nov. 30, 1999)
PGE Officially Launches Earth Smart Efficient Residential Building Program (Oct. 28, 1999)
Sustainable School Design Benefits Educational Mission (July 30, 1999)
Montana Resource Efficiency Organizations Merge (April 30, 1999)

1997
Washington Home-Builders Association Promotes Green Building (Sept. 26, 1997)
New Holiday Inn at Vancouver Airport Designated as Power Smart Green Hotel (July 25, 1997)
Earth Smart Standards Applied to Portland City Hall Renovation (March 28, 1997)
Westin Bayshore Qualifies as First Power Smart "Green Hotel" (Feb. 21, 1997)
PGE Offers Earth Smart for Commercial Buildings (May 1996)
Sustainable Technology Center: A Soft Footprint on San Juan Island (April 1996)


HOME DEPOT

2001
Expanding Markets for Energy-Efficient Products Takes Concerted, Collaborative Efforts (Oct. 23, 2001)


HYDROPOWER

1998
NWEC Endorses Dam Breaching, With Clean Replacement Power (Nov. 25, 1998)


IDAHO

2004
Idaho PUC Approves Power Sales Agreement for Gem State's Potentially First Utility-Scale Wind Project (Nov. 30, 2004)
Utilities, IPPs Battle for Shape of Idaho QF Contracts--and Small-Scale Renewables Development Prospects (Sept. 29, 2004)
Proposed 10.5-MW Project May Deliver Idaho's First Utility-Scale Wind Power (Sept. 29, 2004)
Idaho Governor Vetoes Proposed State Tax Credits for Renewables (April 29, 2004)
Idaho Energy Consultant Creates His Own Green Home (March 31, 2004)

2003
Uniform Energy Codes Gaining Acceptance in Idaho (Dec. 18, 2003)
Idaho Officials See Roles for Efficiency, Renewables in State's Future (Dec. 18, 2003)
Proposed 100-MW Geothermal Plant Bubbling in Southeastern Idaho (Aug. 28, 2003)
Northwest States Receive Dís in National ĎReport Cardí on Renewables Commitments (May 29, 2003)
Northwest States Still among National Efficiency Leaders, Despite Big Spending Cuts in 1990s, ACEEE Study Finds (April 29, 2003) Northwest's First Geothermal Power Plant Bubbling toward Development in Southern Idaho (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
Idaho's First Large-Scale Wind Project Announced by Boise Company (Aug. 29, 2002)
Idaho Adopts First Statewide Commercial Energy Code (March 30, 2002)

2001
Northwest State Legislators, Governors Approve Efficiency/Renewables-Related Bills (June 28, 2001)
Northwest State Governments Pursue Energy Savings in Power Crunch (March 29, 2001)
Idaho Energy Conference Spotlights Efficiency from Big-Picture and Particular Perspectives (Jan. 30, 2001

2000
Idaho Energy Efficiency Awards Presented at State Energy Conference (Dec. 21, 2000)
Idaho Industrials Seek 'Self-Direction' for Their Alliance Funds (Feb. 25, 2000)

1999
Idaho Energy Efficiency Reputation Deserves Upgrading (Dec. 21, 1999)
Idaho Home Energy Rating System Aims to Improve Residential Efficiency (March 30, 1999)

1998
Idahoans Not Keen on Electric Industry Restructuring (Dec. 22, 1998)
Idaho's Proposed Commercial Energy Code Stops in Legislative Committee (March 31, 1998)

1997
Governor's Council Subcommittee Reports on Public Purposes in Idaho (Nov. 26, 1997)
Idaho Commercial Energy Code Proposal Misses 1997 Legislative Action (March 28, 1997)

1996
Stakeholders Meet to Lay Groundwork for Idaho Commercial Energy Code (February 1996)


IDAHO POWER

2004
IPUC Decision Emphasizes Predictable Energy Deliveries from Small-Scale Renewables Producers (Dec. 22, 2004)
Idaho Power Asks IPUC to Approve Peak Demand Reduction Programs (Dec. 22, 2004)
Idaho Power Proposes Big Boost in DSM Rate Surcharge, Programs; Issues Draft Wind RFP (Dec. 22, 2004)
Utilities, IPPs Battle for Shape of Idaho QF Contracts--and Small-Scale Renewables Development Prospects (Sept. 29, 2004)
Idaho Power Integrated Resource Plan Sees Much Bigger Role for Renewables, DSM (Aug. 31, 2004)
Idaho Power Rate Case Decision Includes Notable Demand-Side Features (June 30, 2004)
IPUC Scolds Idaho Power for Biomass Power Contract, but Gives OK (May 28, 2004)
Idaho Geothermal Prospect Ready for Flow Testing, but Proposed Power Purchase Loses Steam (May 28, 2004)
Idaho Power Gets IPUC Nod for Montana Wind Energy Purchase (May 28, 2004)
Proposed 9-MW-Capacity Montana Wind Farm Would Deliver Power to Idaho (March 31, 2004)

2003
Invest in Automated Meter Reading Technology, IPUC Tells Idaho Power (March 27, 2003)

2002
IPUC Approves 0.5 Percent Rate Surcharge for Idaho Power DSM (May 31, 2002)
IPUC Commands Idaho Power to Form Efficiency Advisory Group, Submit DSM Implementation Plan (April 30, 2002)

2001
Idaho Power DSM Surcharge Deserves Consideration--But Not Right Now, IPUC Rules (Dec. 20, 2001)
Idaho Power Raises Customer Surcharge Idea for Reinvigorated Conservation Programs (Aug. 30, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Turn, Return to Energy-Saving Programs in Energy Crisis (March 29, 2001

2000
Idaho Power Proposes Retail Green Power Program to Begin in January (Dec. 21, 2000)
Idaho Power Sees Potential Electric Supply Shortfall by 2004; Conservation May Have Opportunities through RFP (May 30, 2000)
Idaho PUC Approves Idaho Power's Continued Alliance Participation, Rejects Industrial Customer Self-Direction (April 25, 2000)

1999
California Solar Thermal Project Educates Two Northwest Utilities (Sept. 30, 1999)
IPUC Approves Idaho Power Plan to Use 1998 Revenue-Sharing Funds for DSM (June 29, 1999)
Idaho Power Abandons DSM, Continues Public Purposes (May 28, 1999)
Idaho Industrials Protest IPUC's Alliance Cost-Recovery Decision (Feb. 26, 1999)
Idaho Power Will Continue Alliance Participation in 1999 (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
Industrial Customers Seek Supreme Review of IPC DSM Recovery (Nov. 25, 1998)
Idaho PUC Approves End of Idaho Power Irrigation DSM Program (Aug. 28, 1998)
Idaho Power May Use Revenue Sharing Money to Offset Demand-Side Management Costs (May 29, 1998)
Idaho Power 'Unilaterally' Ended Irrigation Conservation Program, Idaho PUC Finds (May 29, 1998)
Idaho Power's Plan to Accelerate DSM Cost Recovery Set for May 26 Hearing (March 31, 1998)
Idaho Power Joins National Alliance for Retail Products, Services (Feb. 26, 1998)

1997
Idaho Power Seeks Speedier Recovery of DSM Costs (Dec. 31, 1997)
IPUC Reconsiders on Idaho Power's Alliance Cost Recovery (Sept. 26, 1997)
IPUC Approves Idaho Power's NEEA Participation But Not Public-Purposes Charge (July 25, 1997)
Idaho Power Industrial Program Shuts Down, Despite Customer Opposition (June 27, 1997)
Idaho Power Commercial Design Program Ends with IPUC Approval (June 27, 1997)
Idaho PUC will Rule on Idaho Power Alliance Funding Plan (June 27, 1997)
IPUC Undecided on Idaho Power's Proposed Public-Purposes Charge for NEEA (May 23, 1997) Idaho Power's NEEA Funding Proposal Roundly Criticized (April 25, 1997)
IPUC Reconsiders Termination of Idaho Power Industrial Conservation Program (March 28, 1997)
Idaho Power Plans to Drop Commercial Building Design Program (March 28, 1997)
Idaho Power Drops Industrial Conservation Program (Feb. 21, 1997)
Idaho Power Proposes Public Purposes Charge for NEEA Funding (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
Solar PV Contract for California Island Awarded to Idaho Power Subsidiary (Dec. 19, 1996)
Idaho Power Takes Solar Expertise To Indonesia (April 1996)


IDAHO PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

2004
IPUC Decision Emphasizes Predictable Energy Deliveries from Small-Scale Renewables Producers (Dec. 22, 2004)
Idaho Power Asks IPUC to Approve Peak Demand Reduction Programs (Dec. 22, 2004)
Utilities, IPPs Battle for Shape of Idaho QF Contracts--and Small-Scale Renewables Development Prospects (Sept. 29, 2004)
Idaho Power Rate Case Decision Includes Notable Demand-Side Features (June 30, 2004)
IPUC Scolds Idaho Power for Biomass Power Contract, but Gives OK (May 28, 2004)
Idaho Geothermal Prospect Ready for Flow Testing, but Proposed Power Purchase Loses Steam (May 28, 2004)
Idaho Power Gets IPUC Nod for Montana Wind Energy Purchase (May 28, 2004)

2003
Invest in Automated Meter Reading Technology, IPUC Tells Idaho Power (March 27, 2003)

2002
IPUC Approves 0.5 Percent Rate Surcharge for Idaho Power DSM (May 31, 2002)
IPUC Commands Idaho Power to Form Efficiency Advisory Group, Submit DSM Implementation Plan (April 30, 2002)

2001
Idaho Power DSM Surcharge Deserves Consideration--But Not Right Now, IPUC Rules (Dec. 20, 2001)

2000
Idaho PUC Approves Idaho Power's Continued Alliance Participation, Rejects Industrial Customer Self-Direction (April 25, 2000)

1999
IPUC Approves Idaho Power Plan to Use 1998 Revenue-Sharing Funds for DSM (June 29, 1999)
Idaho Industrials Protest IPUC's Alliance Cost-Recovery Decision (Feb. 26, 1999)

1998
Industrial Customers Seek Supreme Review of IPC DSM Recovery (Nov. 25, 1998)
Idaho PUC Approves End of Idaho Power Irrigation DSM Program (Aug. 28, 1998)
Idaho Power 'Unilaterally' Ended Irrigation Conservation Program, Idaho PUC Finds (May 29, 1998)
IPUC Settles Spat Between Water Power and Geothermal Developer (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
IPUC Reconsiders on Idaho Power's Alliance Cost Recovery (Sept. 26, 1997)
IPUC to Hear Geothermal Developer Complaint Against Washington Water Power (Sept. 26, 1997)
Idaho Power Commercial Design Program Ends with IPUC Approval (June 27, 1997)
Idaho PUC will Rule on Idaho Power Alliance Funding Plan (June 27, 1997)
IPUC Undecided on Idaho Power's Proposed Public-Purposes Charge for NEEA (May 23, 1997)
IPUC Reconsiders Termination of Idaho Power Industrial Conservation Program (March 28, 1997)


IKEA

1999
IKEA Store Pursues Efficiency on Path to Sustainability (March 30, 1999)


ILLINOVA ENERGY PARTNERS

1998
Energy Services Offerings Reportedly Help Clinch Smurfit Load for Illinova Energy Partners (Feb. 26, 1998)


INDUSTRIAL

2004
Alliance Launching Industrial Sector Program Centered on Changing Business Practices for Efficiency (Aug. 31, 2004)

2003
Energy Trust Launches Commercial/Industrial Retrofit Program with Trade Ally Collaboration (March 27, 2003)

2002
Compressed Air Management System Gains Business from Northwest Naval Bases (Nov. 26, 2002)
Many Programs, Resources Available for Industrial Energy Conservation (Feb. 27, 2002)

2001
Conservation Stories Told from Four Northwest Industrial Companies (Sept. 28, 2001)
Industrial Energy Conservation Focuses on Bottom Line (July 20, 2001)
Northwest Industries Paying Closer Attention to Conservation (June 28, 2001)

2000
Oregon State U. Receives DOE Funding for Industrial Efficiency Assessments (Dec. 21, 2000)
Utility Representatives Offer Tips to Foster Industrial Customer Conservation Projects (June 27, 2000)
Idaho Industrials Seek 'Self-Direction' for Their Alliance Funds (Feb. 25, 2000)

1999
Three Northwest Federal Facilities Receive DOE Industrial Project Funding (Oct. 28, 1999)

1998
Satisfied Evaporator Fan VFD Customers Explain Why (Aug. 28, 1998)
Evaporator Fan VFD Initiative Seeks Fresher, More Efficiently Refrigerated Fruit (Aug. 28, 1998)
BPA Honored by EPRI for Role in ASDMaster Software Program (May 29, 1998)
PGE Helps Mitsubishi Silicon America Climb Over Efficiency Barriers (April 28, 1998)
Alliance, Siemens Solar Join Forces for Silicon Crystal Efficiency (April 28, 1998)
Northwest Microelectronics Industry has Macro Efficiency Potential (Feb. 26, 1998)
Energy Services Offerings Reportedly Help Clinch Smurfit Load for Illinova Energy Partners (Feb. 26, 1998)

1997
Washington Cold Storage Firm Commits to Conservation (Aug. 28, 1997)
Idaho Power Industrial Program Shuts Down, Despite Customer Opposition (June 27, 1997)
IPUC Reconsiders Termination of Idaho Power Industrial Conservation Program (March 28, 1997)
Idaho Power Drops Industrial Conservation Program (Feb. 21, 1997)

1996
Tacoma-Area Paper Mill Harvests Huge Energy Savings, Better Pulp (Nov. 21, 1996)
Utility Conservation Incentives Made A Difference At Seattle Cement Plant Visited By O'Leary (April 1996)
Customer-Specific Efficiency Services Can Keep Industrials Happy (February 1996)


INFORMATION SERVICES

1999
Technical Energy Information Available Through EIC Service (May 28, 1999)


INTERMOUNTAIN GAS COMPANY

1996
Gas Company Drops Programs; Markets Transformed (August 1996)


ISLANDWOOD

2003
Environmental Learning Center Links Energy Features to Stewardship Mission (Feb. 27, 2003)


JOHNSON CONTROLS

1997
Hanford Awards Huge Energy-Saving Contract to Johnson Controls (April 25, 1997)


JEAN VOLLUM NATURAL CAPITAL CENTER

2002
Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center in Portland a Potential Harbinger of Built Environment (May 31, 2002)


KEEPING SCORE

2004
Council Recommends Actions, Strategies to Attain 700 aMW Five-Year Conservation Goal (Oct. 29, 2004)
Council Targets 700 aMW of Conservation from 2005-2009; Lists 2,800 aMW of Regional Energy Saving Potential through 2025 (Oct. 29, 2004)
Council Advocates Expanded Conservation as Cornerstone of Regional Resource Development through 2009 (Sept. 29, 2004)
Council Identifies 2,800 aMW of Cost-Effective, Achievable Regional Conservation through 2025 (May 28, 2004)
Bonneville's C&RD Program Tallies 37 aMW Of Savings, 122 aMW of Renewables, Revived Utility Conservation Infrastructure (April 29, 2004)

2003
Northwest Energy Savings Total 2,600-Plus aMW Since 1980; Cost-Effective Conservation Potential Nearly 3,500 aMW by 2025, Council Official Reports (Nov. 26, 2003)
Northwest States Still among National Efficiency Leaders, Despite Big Spending Cuts in 1990s, ACEEE Study Finds (April 29, 2003) Council Finds 3,200 aMW of Possible Conservation Ahead, 2,600-Plus aMW Achieved Behind (April 29, 2003)
Following The Roller Coaster: Responses to Dropping Northwest Conservation Numbers (March 27, 2003)
Regional Conservation Savings Plummet More Than 50 Percent from 2001 to 2002 (Feb. 27, 2003)

2002
Northwest Could Meet Load Growth with Cost-Effective Conservation, Renewables, Study Says (Nov. 26, 2002)
BPA Set to Exceed FY 2002 ConAug Target of 60 aMW Under Contract (May 31, 2002)
Northwest Utilities Nearly Double Reported Energy Savings in 2001, Preliminary Figures Show (May 31, 2002)
Power Council Adopts Three-Year 300 aMW Regional Conservation Target (Jan. 31, 2002)

2001
BPA Records Nearly 32 aMW of ConAug Savings at 1.8 Cents/KWh Average Cost (Nov. 21, 2001)
Northwest Utility-Reported Energy Savings Drop 40 Percent from 1997 to 2000, RTF Survey Finds (April 30, 2001)
Conservation Efforts Help Reduce Northwest Electric Loads This Winter (March 29, 2001)

2000
BPA's 1999 Energy-Savings Numbers Continue Downward Spiral, But Upswing Projected in Coming Years (Nov. 30, 2000)
Idaho Power Sees Potential Electric Supply Shortfall by 2004; Conservation May Have Opportunities through RFP (May 30, 2000)
Washington, Oregon Rank Among Top States in Utility Energy Efficiency Programs, ACEEE Study Finds (May 30, 2000)
PGE Squeaks Past 1999 Energy-Saving Target (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
Regional Technical Forum Tackles Fundamental Questions (Sept. 30, 1999)
Regional Technical Forum Officially in Operation (July 30, 1999)
Energy Efficiency Helps Washington State Reduce Energy Intensity (March 30, 1999)
BPA Reports 50-Percent Drop in Program Energy Savings (April 30, 1999)
Regional Technical Forum Approved as Council Advisory Committee (April 30, 1999)
Utility Conservation Spending Declines 72 Percent in Washington (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
OMECA Reports More Savings at Lower Cost Than Projected (Feb. 26, 1998)
BPA Conservation Initiatives Continue to Record Substantial Energy Savings (Feb. 26, 1998)

1997
Power Smart Participants Saving $104 Million, 260-plus Average Megawatts Each Year (Dec. 31, 1997)
BPA Exceeds FY 1997 Conservation Target Halfway Through the Year (July 25, 1997)
Proposed Regional Technical Forum Struggles with How to Track Conservation (April 25, 1997)
Conservation Contributes to 10-Percent Drop in Northwest Per-Capita Electric Consumption Since 1990 (March 28, 1997)
BPA Reports Surprisingly Big Energy Savings for Fiscal Year 1996 (March 28, 1997)
1996
Washington Energy Efficiency Increases Statewide Since 1970 (August 1996)
Northwest Utilities Conserve 120 aMW in 1995, But Future Numbers Look Much Smaller (March 1996)
Northwest Per Capita Residential Electric Use Declines 11 Percent Since 1982 (February 1996)


KITTITAS COUNTY

2004
Proposed 180-MW-Capacity Wind Farm in Central Washington Nears Permitting Decision (Nov. 30, 2004)
Controversial Central Washington Wind Project Inching Nearer to Permitting Decision (Aug. 31, 2004)
Developer Wants State to Pre-empt Local Approvals for Proposed Central Washington Wind Farm (Feb. 27, 2004)
Visual Effects of Proposed Central Washington Wind Farm Could be Lessened, Draft EIS Says (Feb. 27, 2004)


KLAMATH COGENERATION PROJECT

1999
Oregon Cogeneration Project Funds CO2 Mitigation Programs (Sept. 30, 1999)


KLICKITAT COUNTY PUD

1998
Snohomish PUD Agrees to Buy Landfill-Gas Energy from Klickitat PUD (March 31, 1998)

1997
Klickitat PUD Receives 11 Proposals to Buy Green Power Output (Aug. 28, 1997)
Klickitat PUD Markets Green Power (July 25, 1997)


KOOTENAI ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE

2001
Plunging Power Prices Cause Demise of Special Conservation Incentive Programs (Nov. 21, 2001)
Conservation Stories Emerge from Northwest Public-Power Utilities (Oct. 23, 2001)


KLONDIKE WIND PROJECT

2003
Klondike Wind Project Sold to PPM Energy (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
BPA Agrees to Buy Power from 24-MW Oregon Wind Project (June 28, 2002)


LIGHTING

2004
Local CFL Recycling Program Starts in Oregon; Puget Sound Venture Launching in January (Dec. 22, 2004)
LEDs Shine in Niche Applications, But Still Dim in General Lighting Use (March 31, 2004)
Daylighting Gains Popularity in Northwest; Human, Energy Benefits Seen (Feb. 27, 2004)

2003
CFL Sales Looking Bright, Even After Post-Energy Crisis Dip (June 26, 2003)

2002
2001 CFL Sales Bonanza Spurs Recycling Efforts for Mercury-Containing Lamps (Sept. 26, 2002)
Portland Buys Traffic Light Energy Savings for No Money Down (July 18, 2002)
News Bytes: Tacoma Cuts C/I Incentives; PGE Green Power Sign-ups Double; Alliance Reports CFL Sales Bonanza; and More (April 30, 2002)
Northwest Utilities, Enviros Seek Solution to CFL Disposal Problem (Jan. 31, 2002)

2001
Compact Fluorescent Lamp Sales Booming; Efficiency Business Marketplace Less Robust (July 20, 2001)

2000
Lighting Program Listserv Launched by Alliance (Nov. 30, 2000)
New Federal Efficiency Standards Announced for Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts (Sept. 29, 2000)
Alliance, Northwest Utilities Promote Alternatives to Energy-Intensive, Unsafe Halogen Torchiere Lamps (July 25, 2000)

1999
Snohomish County PUD Plans Compact Fluorescent Giveaways to Low-Income Households (Dec. 21, 1999)
Commercial/Industrial Magnetic Ballasts Would Virtually Disappear Under Proposed Federal Standards (Nov. 30, 1999)
Natural Light Linked to Improved Student Test Scores, Retail Sales (Sept. 30, 1999)
DOE/PNNL Initiative Boosts Small Compact Fluorescent Lamps (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
Water Power Offers $20 Rebates for Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Exit Signs (Sept. 29, 1998)
New Regional Lighting Web Site Turns On (June 25, 1998)

1997
Regional Lighting Program Influences Market; More Marketing, Education Needed (May 23, 1997)

1996
CF Lighting Program Reports Brisk Sales (August 1996)
Daylight, Electric Lighting Make a Bright Combination (June 1996)
High-Quality, Low-Price Compact Fluorescents Hit Northwest Stores (March 1996)
Promising Lighting Technologies Showcased at Lighting Design Lab (January 1996)


MANUFACTURED HOUSING

2002
Zero Energy Manufactured Home Installed in Idaho (Nov. 26, 2002)

1999
Northwest Energy Agencies Get DOE Funding for Energy Efficiency Work for Factory-Built Housing (Oct. 28, 1999)

1996
BPA Loses MAP Payment Conflict with Chelan PUD (Dec. 19, 1996)
Inspections Find Problems with Manufactured Home Setups in Idaho (Oct. 24, 1996)
BPA Takes Conservation Dispute with Chelan to Court (February 1996)


MARKETING

2002
Save a Watt Regional Marketing Campaign Delivers Conservation Messages (Jan. 31, 2002)


MARKET TRANSFORMATION

2004
Alliance Launching Industrial Sector Program Centered on Changing Business Practices for Efficiency (Aug. 31, 2004)
Alliance Nears $100 Million Funding Renewal Commitments for 2005-2009 (April 29, 2004)
Alliance Seeks $100 Million Funding Extension Through 2008 (Jan. 30, 2004)

2003
Alliance Market Transformation Contributions, Benefits Outlined in Independent Evaluation: Savings Figures Lowered (Nov. 26, 2003)
Alliance Adopts Unified Strategy for Residential Market Transformation, Starting with New Construction (Aug. 28, 2003)
CFL Sales Looking Bright, Even After Post-Energy Crisis Dip (June 26, 2003)
Alliance to Pursue Energy Savings from Voltage Reduction Program (Feb. 27, 2003)
Alliance Overall Spending, Staffing Increases to Match Project Activities (Feb. 27, 2003)
Alliance Officials Tout Solid Record, Look to Future Including Funding Renewal (Feb. 27, 2003)
Alliance Board Approves Five Market Transformation Projects (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
Alliance Board Earmarks $3.3 Million for Commercial Buildings Initiative (Nov. 26, 2002)
Alliance Expands Commercial Building Efficiency Efforts (Aug. 29, 2002)
Downtown Seattle Exhibit Showcases Office Design Ideas (June 28, 2002)
Energy Codes Influence Technologies, But Stop Short of Controlling Design, Studies Find (April 30, 2002)
Alliance to Explore More Energy-Saving Opportunities in Microelectronics (April 30, 2002)
Alliance Board Adopts 12-Percent Higher Operations Budget, Replenishes Market Research Funding (Jan. 31, 2002)

2001
New Alliance Board Chair Larry Bryant Emphasizes Communications (Dec. 20, 2001)
Alliance Board Elects Larry Bryant as Chair, Approves Two New Commercial Ventures (Nov. 21, 2001)
Expanding Markets for Energy-Efficient Products Takes Concerted, Collaborative Efforts (Oct. 23, 2001)
Alliance Launches Broad-Based Venture to Increase Commercial Building Efficiency (Aug. 30, 2001)
Alliance Wins National Energy Star Award for Consumer Education (March 29, 2001)
Alliance Board Approves $9.6 Million Worth of New, Continuing Ventures (Feb. 28, 2001)

2000
Alliance Seeks New Project Ideas through Open-Ended Solicitation (Nov. 30, 2000)
New Board Chair Brian Hedman Sees 'Interesting Year' Ahead for Alliance (Oct. 31, 2000)
Alliance Board Continues Funding for Three Projects, Elects New Officers, Approves Budget (Oct. 31, 2000)
Alliance, Northwest Utilities Promote Alternatives to Energy-Intensive, Unsafe Halogen Torchiere Lamps (July 25, 2000)
Alliance Board Endorses Continued Funding for Four Projects, Changes Bylaws, Approves Open-Ended Project Solicitation Process (July 25, 2000)
Manufacturers, Efficiency Advocates Agree on Proposed Higher Federal Efficiency Standards for Clothes Washers (June 27, 2000)
Idaho PUC Approves Idaho Power's Continued Alliance Participation, Rejects Industrial Customer Self-Direction (April 25, 2000)
Alliance Board Approves $10 Million Continued Funding for Five Ongoing Initiatives (April 25, 2000)
Alliance Announces $100 Million in New Funding, Gets Strong Endorsements from Governors (March 28, 2000)
Building Operator Certification Program Expands in Region, Nation (Feb. 25, 2000)
Idaho Industrials Seek 'Self-Direction' for Their Alliance Funds (Feb. 25, 2000)
Public Information Campaign to Promote Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings (Feb. 25, 2000)

1999
New Alliance Chairperson Sees Solid Building Blocks for Future (Dec. 21, 1999)
Alliance Launches New Project Coordination Web Site (Nov. 30, 1999)
Market Research Finds Productivity, Health, Comfort Could Sell Commercial Building Energy Efficiency (Nov. 30, 1999)
Alliance Board Approves $7.5 Million for Projects, Operating Budget, Market Research (Nov. 30, 1999)
Alliance Awards State Agencies $350,000 for Energy Code Support Activities (Oct. 28, 1999)
Northwest Governments Don't Consistently Buy Energy Efficiently (Sept. 30, 1999)
Alliance Adds Up to Two Customer Representatives to Board of Directors (Aug. 31, 1999)
Regional Opinions Generally Favorable on Alliance (July 30, 1999)
Education Helps Expand Public-Sector Building Commissioning Standard (June 29, 1999)
Scientific Irrigation Scheduling Grows on Northwest Farms (June 29, 1999)
Alliance Venture Promotes Many Benefits of Energy-Efficient Windows (June 29, 1999)
Crystal-Growing Project Yields Big Energy Savings, Uncertain Market Transformation (June 29, 1999)
Alliance Nears End of Initial Three-Year Charter With Positive Outlook (June 29, 1999)
Market Transformation Gains Currency as Energy Efficiency Approach (June 29, 1999)
Alliance Considers Potential Changes in Board Composition (May 28, 1999)
Alliance Promotes Efficient Buildings as Better Buildings (April 30, 1999)
Audit Finds Alliance Organizationally Solid, But Improvements Suggested (Jan. 29, 1999)
Alliance Plans to Seek More Utility Funding For Coming Years (Jan. 29, 1999)
Idaho Power Will Continue Alliance Participation in 1999 (Jan. 29, 1999)
DOE/PNNL Initiative Boosts Small Compact Fluorescent Lamps (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
New Chairperson Sees Good Progress, Bright Future for Alliance (Dec. 22, 1998)
Alliance Adopts Two New Market Transformation Projects (Nov. 25, 1998)
Alliance Continues Assessment of Market Transformation Proposals (Sept. 29, 1998)
WashWise Program Ends Rebate, Changes Name, Focuses on Marketing (Sept. 29, 1998)
Alliance Winnows 45 Market Transformation Proposals, Renews Funding for Con.WEB (Aug. 28, 1998)
Works in Progress Highlight Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Board Meeting (May 29, 1998)
Building Operator Certification Program Meshes People and Technology for Efficiency (May 29, 1998)
Alliance, Siemens Solar Join Forces for Silicon Crystal Efficiency (April 28, 1998)
Alliance Issues RFP for Market Transformation Projects (March 31, 1998)
Alliance Ventures into Energy-Efficient Building Practices (March 31, 1998)

1997
Big-Picture Perspectives Shared by Alliance Officials (Dec. 31, 1997)
Three New Ventures Adopted by Alliance; Five Others Extended (Dec. 31, 1997)
Alliance Board Faces Basic Issues in Extending WashWise Program (Dec. 31, 1997)
Resource-Efficient Washing Machines Increasingly Popular in Northwest (Dec. 31, 1997)
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Launches 15 New Initiatives, Elects New Chairperson (Oct. 31, 1997)
IPUC Reconsiders on Idaho Power's Alliance Cost Recovery (Sept. 26, 1997)
Resource-Efficient Clothes Washers Make a Mark in Northwest Market (Aug. 28, 1997)
Alliance Chooses New Director, Mulls 36 Proposals (Aug. 28, 1997)
IPUC Approves Idaho Power's NEEA Participation But Not Public-Purposes Charge (July 25, 1997)
Super Efficient Refrigerator Program Leaves Lasting Legacy (July 25, 1997)
Will Lutgen Resigns as NEEA Executive Director (Aug. 7, 1997)
Idaho PUC will Rule on Idaho Power Alliance Funding Plan (June 27, 1997)
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Doubles Project Portfolio (June 27, 1997)
IPUC Undecided on Idaho Power's Proposed Public-Purposes Charge for NEEA (May 23, 1997)
Alliance Board Turns Down Duct-System Program, Approves Local Government Project (May 23, 1997)
Regional Lighting Program Influences Market; More Marketing, Education Needed (May 23, 1997)
New DOE Standards Transform Market for Energy-Efficient Refrigerators (May 23, 1997)
A Conversation with Alliance Executive Director Will Lutgen (April 25, 1997)
Idaho Power's NEEA Funding Proposal Roundly Criticized (April 25, 1997)
Power Smart Dissolves (March 28, 1997)
NEEA Board Retreats to Look at Big Picture (March 28, 1997)
NEEA Selects Will Lutgen as Executive Director (Feb. 21, 1997)
Idaho Power Proposes Public Purposes Charge for NEEA Funding (Jan. 24, 1997)
NEEA Board Meeting Focuses on Organizational Issues (Jan. 24, 1997)
ACEEE Reports Market Transformation Ventures Make A Difference (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
NEEA Board Approves Short-Term Funding for Six Projects (Dec. 19, 1996)
NEEA Moves Closer to Practice of Market Transformation (Nov. 21, 1996)
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Welcomed into Existence, Then Gets Down to Work on Market Transformation (Nov. 1, 1996)
Northwest Energy Efficiency Partnership Launches in Seattle (Oct. 24, 1996)
Gas Company Drops Programs; Markets Transformed (August 1996)
CF Lighting Program Reports Brisk Sales (August 1996)
Regional Collaborative Moves Closer to Reality (August 1996)
Proposed Regional Collaborative Wrestles with Details (July 1996)
Regional Group Charters Market Transformation Trust (June 1996)
Key Market Transformers Explore Activities, Opportunities and Challenges (June 1996)
Power Smart Reaches Crossroads After Six Years of Transforming Markets (June 1996)
High-Quality, Low-Price Compact Fluorescents Hit Northwest Stores (March 1996)


MARKETPLACE

2004
PacifiCorp Trims Renewables Proposals to Seven Suppliers, 1,000-plus Megawatts (Aug. 31, 2004)
PacifiCorp Receives 5,600 MW of Bids from Renewables Solicitation (April 29, 2004)
PacifiCorp Issues RFP for up to 1,100 MW of Renewables Capacity (Feb. 27, 2004)
Commercial Building Efficiency Opportunities Often Misunderstood, but Economics Can Work for Owners, Tenants, Says Consultant (Jan. 30, 2004)
Puget Sound Energy to Issue RFP For Electric Energy Efficiency Proposals (Jan. 30, 2004)

2003
Smart Energy, Including Efficiency, Could be Northwest Growth Sector, Study Says (Dec. 18, 2003)
More Northwest Homes, Businesses Can Tap into Green Power Marketplace (Sept. 29, 2003)
CFL Sales Looking Bright, Even After Post-Energy Crisis Dip (June 26, 2003)
PacifiCorp Seeks 100 aMW of DSM Resources (May 29, 2003)

2002
Avista Contracts for Two Energy-Saving Proposals from Resource Solicitation (May 31, 2002)

2001
Northwest Clean Energy Industry Could Blossom with Favorable Public Policies, Study Says (Dec. 20, 2001)
Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Ventures Eligible for CO2 Offset Solicitation (Feb. 28, 2001)
BPA Seeks 1,000 MW of Wind Power Output (Feb. 28, 2001)

2000
PGE Launches Non-Regulated Consulting Service for Green Building (Dec. 21, 2000)
Avista Utilities Chooses Gas-Fired Plant, Three DSM Proposals from RFP (Dec. 21, 2000)
BPA Helps Create Web-based Expo for Energy Efficiency Services (Nov. 30, 2000)
Alliance Seeks New Project Ideas through Open-Ended Solicitation (Nov. 30, 2000)
Avista Utilities Seeks 300 MW, Including Efficiency and Renewables (Aug. 31, 2000)

1998
Washington Launching Local Government ESPC Program (Nov. 25, 1998)
BPA-TeCom Agreement Brings New Energy Efficiency Product to Market (Sept. 29, 1998)
Alliance Continues Assessment of Market Transformation Proposals (Sept. 29, 1998)
Alliance Winnows 45 Market Transformation Proposals, Renews Funding for Con.WEB (Aug. 28, 1998)
Washington Efficiency, Renewable Firms Comprise Nearly $1 Billion Industry (Aug. 28, 1998)
PGE Shopping Trip Continues for Innovative Efficiency Programs (June 25, 1998)
Washington Firm Anticipates Big Role in Big Solar-Power Plant (May 29, 1998)
Alliance Issues RFP for Market Transformation Projects (March 31, 1998)
Washington Promotes Efficiency Projects in Schools, Local Governments (March 31, 1998)
BPA Creates Directory of Northwest Energy Efficiency Businesses (Jan. 28, 1998)
PGE Issues RFP for Innovative Efficiency Programs (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
Onsite Energy, State of Washington Reach Agreement on Energy-Efficiency Equipment, Services at State Facility (Aug. 28, 1997)
Washington State Firm Wins Big DOE Wind Turbine Development Contract (July 25, 1997)
Streamlined Contracting Method Unveiled for Federal Efficiency Projects (May 23, 1997)
Snohomish PUD Reduces Scope of Residential Weatherization Contract with SESCO (April 25, 1997)
BPA's Marketplace Role Explored by Advisory Committee (April 25, 1997)
Hanford Awards Huge Energy-Saving Contract to Johnson Controls (April 25, 1997)

1996
Regional Review OKs Limited BPA Energy Services Business (Nov. 21, 1996)
BPA's Energy Services Business Survives Congressional Scrutiny (Sept. 27, 1996)
BPA's Energy Services Business Gets Skeptical Review (July 1996)


MATTAWA
Farm Worker Housing Project Demonstrates Resource-Efficient, Durable Building Measures (Sept. 26, 2002)


MITSUBISHI SILICON AMERICA

1998
PGE Helps Mitsubishi Silicon America Climb Over Efficiency Barriers (April 28, 1998)


MONTANA

2004
Jim Morton: An Energy Advocate for Low-Income Montanans (June 30, 2004)
Montana Wind Power Purchase Negotiations Collapse (June 30, 2004)
Idaho Power Gets IPUC Nod for Montana Wind Energy Purchase (May 28, 2004)
Proposed 9-MW-Capacity Montana Wind Farm Would Deliver Power to Idaho (March 31, 2004)
Expanded Renewables, Conservation Outlined in NorthWestern Energy's Default Supply Resource Plan (Feb. 27, 2004)

2003
Northwest States Receive Dís in National ĎReport Cardí on Renewables Commitments (May 29, 2003)
Montana's Public-Purposes Funding Extended through 2005 (May 29, 2003)

2002
Northwest States Still among National Efficiency Leaders, Despite Big Spending Cuts in 1990s, ACEEE Study Finds (April 29, 2003)
NorthWestern Energy Issues Another Wind Power RFP (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
Wind Developer Seeks to Force Montana Utility to Buy Wind Power (Oct. 29, 2002)
NorthWestern Energy Cancels 150-MW Montana Wind-Power Purchase Contract (Aug. 29, 2002)
Two Montana Hotels Earn Energy Star Label with New Comprehensive HVAC System (July 18, 2002)

2001
Northwest State Legislators, Governors Approve Efficiency/Renewables-Related Bills (June 28, 2001)
Northwest State Governments Pursue Energy Savings in Power Crunch (March 29, 2001)

2000
SeaWest, Blackfeet Sign Development Deal for Landmark Montana Wind-Energy Facility (Sept. 29, 2000)
Montana Power, Stakeholders Report Positive First Year for Public-Purposes Funding (May 30, 2000)
Montana Tribe Considers 15-Megawatt Wind Project on Reservation Land (March 28, 2000)
Montana Solar Schools Project Blends Hardware and Curriculum (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
Flathead Electric Subsidiary Challenges Montana Public-Purposes Law (Aug. 31, 1999)
Montana Governor Signs Public-Purposes-Related Bills (April 30, 1999)
Montana PSC Apportions Public-Purposes Funding (Feb. 26, 1999)
Montana Regulators Approve Collection of Public-Purposes Funds (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
Washington May Consider Electric Legislation, But Not Restructuring (Dec. 22, 1998)
Montana's Public-Purposes Collection In Question (Dec. 22, 1998)
Montanans Deny Deal Linking Restructuring Ballot Initiatives, Public-Purposes Funding (June 25, 1998)

1997
Montana Leads Northwest Restructuring Parade (June 27, 1997)
Montana Passes Restructuring Legislation with 2.4-Percent Funding for Conservation, Renewables, Low-Income Energy Services (May 6, 1997)

1996
Montana Embraces Energy Efficiency, Renewables in Restructuring Principles (June 1996)
Conservation's Role Looks Promising in Washington, Montana (January 1996)


MONTANA POWER

2001
Montana Power Announces 150-MW Wind Power Purchase, But Dispute Arises (Dec. 20, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Exhibit Demand-Side Diversity (Oct. 23, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Turn, Return to Energy-Saving Programs in Energy Crisis (March 29, 2001

2000
EWEB, Seattle, Dave Ryan Win NWEC Awards (June 27, 2000)
Montana Power, Stakeholders Report Positive First Year for Public-Purposes Funding (May 30, 2000)

1999
Montana PSC Apportions Public-Purposes Funding (Feb. 26, 1999)
Montana Regulators Approve Collection of Public-Purposes Funds (Jan. 29, 1999)


MONTANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

2003
Wind Developer Appeals Montana PSC Ruling on Power Purchase Price (Feb. 27, 2003)

1999
Montana Considers Electricity Source Information Rules (Dec. 21, 1999)


MOTORS

1998
BPA Honored by EPRI for Role in ASDMaster Software Program (May 29, 1998)


NATIONAL CENTER FOR APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY

1999
Montana Resource Efficiency Organizations Merge (April 30, 1999)


NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL

2000
New Report Says Snake Dams' Power Can be Affordably Replaced with Conservation, Renewables (April 25, 2000)


NET METERING

2002
Seattle's First Residential Net-Metered PV System Hooks to City Grid with Relative Ease (Aug. 29, 2002)

1998
Washington Energy Legislation Affects Conservation, Renewables (April 28, 1998)


NEW PROGRAMS

2001
Puget to Launch Time-of-Use Pricing, Conservation Credits (April 30, 2001)

2000
Puget Initiates Real-Time Pricing Pilot for Customers (Dec. 21, 2000)


NEWS BYTES

2004
News Bytes: BPA Wins National Conservation Award; Biggest Northwest Solar PV System Installed (Dec. 22, 2004)
News Bytes: Potpourri of Northwest Conservation, Renewables Items (Sept. 29, 2004)
News Bytes: BPA Reports 57.1 aMW of Conservation in FY 2003 (June 30, 2004)
News Bytes: Proposed Seattle Energy Code Changes, Northwest Green Power Program Rankings, and More (March 31, 2004)

2003
News Bytes: Washington Green Power Programs Grow; So Does State's Solar Electric Capacity (Dec. 18, 2003)
News Bytes: Alcoa Funds Solar, BPA Residential Loan Program Grows, Energy Trust Launches Solar/Natural Gas Programs, and More (Aug. 28, 2003)
News Bytes: Awards, Green Power, Renewables, Keeping Score, Green Building and More (May 29, 2003)
News Bytes: Washington Energy Code Change, Oregon's Biggest Grid-Tied PV System Installed, and More (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
News Bytes: Regional Technology Collaborative, ConAug Project, Lighting, California RPS, and More (Sept. 26, 2002)
News Bytes: California Credits Conservation in Averting Summer 2001 Blackouts (July 18, 2002)
News Bytes: Tacoma Cuts C/I Incentives; PGE Green Power Sign-ups Double; Alliance Reports CFL Sales Bonanza; and More (April 30, 2002)
News Bytes: PacifiCorp, PGE, Tacoma, Seattle Conservation; Businesses; Holiday Lights; People; Awards; and More (Jan. 31, 2002)

2001
SolWest Renewable Energy Fair, Clark Conservation, And More ... in News Bytes (Nov. 21, 2001)
News Bytes: Utility News, Conservation Numbers, Awards, Public Opinion and More (Aug. 30, 2001)


NIKE

2002
Oregon Public Schools Get Efficiency Funding Help from Nike through New Use of Old Tax Law (July 18, 2002)


NORTHWEST CONSERVATION ACT COALITION/NORTHWEST ENERGY COALITION

2002
Northwest Could Meet Load Growth with Cost-Effective Conservation, Renewables, Study Says (Nov. 26, 2002)

2001
As Northwest Energy Coalition Turns 20, Challenges and Opportunities Face Conservation (Nov. 21, 2001)

2000
Seattle Receives Conservation Eagle Award from Northwest Energy Coalition (Nov. 30, 2000)
EWEB, Seattle, Dave Ryan Win NWEC Awards (June 27, 2000)
New Report Says Snake Dams' Power Can be Affordably Replaced with Conservation, Renewables (April 25, 2000)

1999
Three Montana Legislators Honored by Northwest Energy Coalition (May 28, 1999)

1998
NWEC Endorses Dam Breaching, With Clean Replacement Power (Nov. 25, 1998)
NWEC, PNGC Spar Over Green Power Marketing of Coffin Butte Landfill-Gas Project (July 31, 1998)
NWEC Report Finds Major Utilities Falling Short of Regional Review's Recommended Public-Purposes Spending (July 31, 1998)

1997
NCAC Becomes Northwest Energy Coalition, but Advocacy Mission Remains Unchanged (Oct. 31, 1997)
Utilities Surveyed for NCAC Study Dispute Conclusions (February 1996)


NORTHWEST ENERGY EFFICIENCY ALLIANCE

2004
Alliance Launching Industrial Sector Program Centered on Changing Business Practices for Efficiency (Aug. 31, 2004)
Northwest Utilities Seek Voltage Sweet Spot for Energy Savings (June 30, 2004)
Alliance Nears $100 Million Funding Renewal Commitments for 2005-2009 (April 29, 2004)
Alliance Seeks $100 Million Funding Extension Through 2008 (Jan. 30, 2004)

2003
Alliance Market Transformation Contributions, Benefits Outlined in Independent Evaluation: Savings Figures Lowered (Nov. 26, 2003)
Alliance Adopts Unified Strategy for Residential Market Transformation, Starting with New Construction (Aug. 28, 2003)
CFL Sales Looking Bright, Even After Post-Energy Crisis Dip (June 26, 2003)
Alliance to Pursue Energy Savings from Voltage Reduction Program (Feb. 27, 2003)
Alliance Overall Spending, Staffing Increases to Match Project Activities (Feb. 27, 2003)
Alliance Officials Tout Solid Record, Look to Future Including Funding Renewal (Feb. 27, 2003)
Alliance Board Approves Five Market Transformation Projects (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
Compressed Air Management System Gains Business from Northwest Naval Bases (Nov. 26, 2002)
Alliance Board Earmarks $3.3 Million for Commercial Buildings Initiative (Nov. 26, 2002)
Alliance Expands Commercial Building Efficiency Efforts (Aug. 29, 2002)
Downtown Seattle Exhibit Showcases Office Design Ideas (June 28, 2002)
Energy Codes Influence Technologies, But Stop Short of Controlling Design, Studies Find (April 30, 2002)
Alliance to Explore More Energy-Saving Opportunities in Microelectronics (April 30, 2002)
Alliance Board Adopts 12-Percent Higher Operations Budget, Replenishes Market Research Funding (Jan. 31, 2002)

2001
New Alliance Board Chair Larry Bryant Emphasizes Communications (Dec. 20, 2001)
Alliance Board Elects Larry Bryant as Chair, Approves Two New Commercial Ventures (Nov. 21, 2001)
Expanding Markets for Energy-Efficient Products Takes Concerted, Collaborative Efforts (Oct. 23, 2001)
Alliance Launches Broad-Based Venture to Increase Commercial Building Efficiency (Aug. 30, 2001)
NEEC Leader Stan Price Shares Ideas for Cost-Effective, Near-Term Energy Efficiencies (April 30, 2001)
BPA, Utilities, Alliance Embark on Compact Fluorescent Coupon Campaign (April 30, 2001)
Alliance Wins National Energy Star Award for Consumer Education (March 29, 2001)
Alliance Board Approves $9.6 Million Worth of New, Continuing Ventures (Feb. 28, 2001)
BPA, Alliance, Council Offer Demand-Side Responses to Western Power Crunch (Feb. 16, 2001)

2000
Lighting Program Listserv Launched by Alliance (Nov. 30, 2000)
Alliance Seeks New Project Ideas through Open-Ended Solicitation (Nov. 30, 2000)
New Board Chair Brian Hedman Sees 'Interesting Year' Ahead for Alliance (Oct. 31, 2000)
Alliance Board Continues Funding for Three Projects, Elects New Officers, Approves Budget (Oct. 31, 2000)
Alliance, Northwest Utilities Promote Alternatives to Energy-Intensive, Unsafe Halogen Torchiere Lamps (July 25, 2000)
Alliance Board Endorses Continued Funding for Four Projects, Changes Bylaws, Approves Open-Ended Project Solicitation Process (July 25, 2000)
Manufacturers, Efficiency Advocates Agree on Proposed Higher Federal Efficiency Standards for Clothes Washers (June 27, 2000)
Betterbricks.com Web Site Launches May 1 (May 30, 2000)
Idaho PUC Approves Idaho Power's Continued Alliance Participation, Rejects Industrial Customer Self-Direction (April 25, 2000)
Alliance Board Approves $10 Million Continued Funding for Five Ongoing Initiatives (April 25, 2000)
Alliance Announces $100 Million in New Funding, Gets Strong Endorsements from Governors (March 28, 2000)
Building Operator Certification Program Expands in Region, Nation (Feb. 25, 2000)
Idaho Industrials Seek 'Self-Direction' for Their Alliance Funds (Feb. 25, 2000)
Public Information Campaign to Promote Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings (Feb. 25, 2000)

1999
New Alliance Chairperson Sees Solid Building Blocks for Future (Dec. 21, 1999)
Alliance Launches New Project Coordination Web Site (Nov. 30, 1999)
Market Research Finds Productivity, Health, Comfort Could Sell Commercial Building Energy Efficiency (Nov. 30, 1999)
Alliance Board Approves $7.5 Million for Projects, Operating Budget, Market Research (Nov. 30, 1999)
Alliance Awards State Agencies $350,000 for Energy Code Support Activities (Oct. 28, 1999)
Alliance Adds Up to Two Customer Representatives to Board of Directors (Aug. 31, 1999)
Education Helps Expand Public-Sector Building Commissioning Standard (June 29, 1999)
Scientific Irrigation Scheduling Grows on Northwest Farms (June 29, 1999)
Alliance Venture Promotes Many Benefits of Energy-Efficient Windows (June 29, 1999)
Crystal-Growing Project Yields Big Energy Savings, Uncertain Market Transformation (June 29, 1999)
Alliance Nears End of Initial Three-Year Charter With Positive Outlook (June 29, 1999)
Alliance Considers Potential Changes in Board Composition (May 28, 1999)
Alliance Promotes Efficient Buildings as Better Buildings (April 30, 1999)
Idaho Industrials Protest IPUC's Alliance Cost-Recovery Decision (Feb. 26, 1999)
Audit Finds Alliance Organizationally Solid, But Improvements Suggested (Jan. 29, 1999)
Alliance Plans to Seek More Utility Funding For Coming Years (Jan. 29, 1999)
Idaho Power Will Continue Alliance Participation in 1999 (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
New Chairperson Sees Good Progress, Bright Future for Alliance (Dec. 22, 1998)
Alliance Adopts Two New Market Transformation Projects (Nov. 25, 1998)
Alliance Continues Assessment of Market Transformation Proposals (Sept. 29, 1998)
WashWise Program Ends Rebate, Changes Name, Focuses on Marketing (Sept. 29, 1998)
Alliance Winnows 45 Market Transformation Proposals, Renews Funding for Con.WEB (Aug. 28, 1998)
Evaporator Fan VFD Initiative Seeks Fresher, More Efficiently Refrigerated Fruit (Aug. 28, 1998)
Five Oregon Buildings Honored for Integrating Fine Design and Energy Efficiency (July 31, 1998)
New Regional Lighting Web Site Turns On (June 25, 1998)
Works in Progress Highlight Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Board Meeting (May 29, 1998)
Building Operator Certification Program Meshes People and Technology for Efficiency (May 29, 1998)
WWP Launches Duct Pilot Program in Cooperation with Alliance (April 28, 1998)
Alliance, Siemens Solar Join Forces for Silicon Crystal Efficiency (April 28, 1998)
Alliance Issues RFP for Market Transformation Projects (March 31, 1998)
Alliance Ventures into Energy-Efficient Building Practices (March 31, 1998)

1997
Inaugural Alliance Chairperson Looks Forward and Backward (Dec. 31, 1997)
Big-Picture Perspectives Shared by Alliance Officials (Dec. 31, 1997)
Three New Ventures Adopted by Alliance; Five Others Extended (Dec. 31, 1997)
Alliance Board Faces Basic Issues in Extending WashWise Program (Dec. 31, 1997)
Resource-Efficient Washing Machines Increasingly Popular in Northwest (Dec. 31, 1997)
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Launches 15 New Initiatives, Elects New Chairperson (Oct. 31, 1997)
IPUC Reconsiders on Idaho Power's Alliance Cost Recovery (Sept. 26, 1997)
PGE Customer Choice Plan Proposes SBC Administered by Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (Sept. 26, 1997)
Resource-Efficient Clothes Washers Make a Mark in Northwest Market (Aug. 28, 1997)
Alliance Chooses New Director, Mulls 36 Proposals (Aug. 28, 1997)
Alliance Wins 1997 Conservation Award from National Energy Resources Organization (July 25, 1997)
IPUC Approves Idaho Power's NEEA Participation But Not Public-Purposes Charge (July 25, 1997)
Will Lutgen Resigns as NEEA Executive Director (Aug. 7, 1997)
Idaho PUC will Rule on Idaho Power Alliance Funding Plan (June 27, 1997)
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Doubles Project Portfolio (June 27, 1997)
IPUC Undecided on Idaho Power's Proposed Public-Purposes Charge for NEEA (May 23, 1997)
Alliance Board Turns Down Duct-System Program, Approves Local Government Project (May 23, 1997)
A Conversation with Alliance Executive Director Will Lutgen (April 25, 1997)
Idaho Power's NEEA Funding Proposal Roundly Criticized (April 25, 1997)
NEEA Board Retreats to Look at Big Picture (March 28, 1997)
NEEA Selects Will Lutgen as Executive Director (Feb. 21, 1997)
Idaho Power Proposes Public Purposes Charge for NEEA Funding (Jan. 24, 1997)
NEEA Board Meeting Focuses on Organizational Issues (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
NEEA Board Approves Short-Term Funding for Six Projects (Dec. 19, 1996)
NEEA Moves Closer to Practice of Market Transformation (Nov. 21, 1996)
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Welcomed into Existence, Then Gets Down to Work on Market Transformation (Nov. 1, 1996)
Northwest Energy Efficiency Partnership Launches in Seattle (Oct. 24, 1996)


NORTHWEST ENERGY EFFICIENCY COUNCIL

2000
Peak-Reducing Energy Conservation Highlighted at NEEC Forum (Feb. 25, 2000)

1998
35 Washingtonians Earn Building Operator Certification from Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (July 31, 1998)


NORTHWEST FOOD PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION

2001
Conservation Matters, But Many Other Issues Face Food Processors, Irrigation Utilities (Oct. 23, 2001)


NORTHWEST IRRIGATION UTILITIES

2001
Conservation Matters, But Many Other Issues Face Food Processors, Irrigation Utilities (Oct. 23, 2001)


NORTHWEST POWER AND CONSERVATION COUNCIL

2004
Council Advocates Wind Issues Exploration, Supply-Side Resource Preparation Activities in Coming Years (Oct. 29, 2004)
Council Recommends Actions, Strategies to Attain 700 aMW Five-Year Conservation Goal (Oct. 29, 2004)
Council Targets 700 aMW of Conservation from 2005-2009; Lists 2,800 aMW of Regional Energy Saving Potential through 2025 (Oct. 29, 2004)
Council's Tom Eckman Wins National Energy Efficiency Champion Award (Sept. 29, 2004)
Council Advocates Expanded Conservation as Cornerstone of Regional Resource Development through 2009 (Sept. 29, 2004)
Council Envisions Vital Role for Conservation, Even with Regional Power Surplus (May 28, 2004)
Council Identifies 2,800 aMW of Cost-Effective, Achievable Regional Conservation through 2025 (May 28, 2004)

2003
Northwest Energy Savings Total 2,600-Plus aMW Since 1980; Cost-Effective Conservation Potential Nearly 3,500 aMW by 2025, Council Official Reports (Nov. 26, 2003)
Council Finds 3,200 aMW of Possible Conservation Ahead, 2,600-Plus aMW Achieved Behind (April 29, 2003)
Regional Conservation Savings Plummet More Than 50 Percent from 2001 to 2002 (Feb. 27, 2003)

2002
Northwest Utilities Nearly Double Reported Energy Savings in 2001, Preliminary Figures Show (May 31, 2002)
Power Council Adopts Three-Year 300 aMW Regional Conservation Target (Jan. 31, 2002)

2001
Power Council Staff Floats Notion of 300 aMW Regional Conservation Power Plant (Nov. 21, 2001)
Regional Electric Loads Down 4,000 MW, Mainly from Curtailments, Report Says (Nov. 21, 2001)
BPA, Alliance, Council Offer Demand-Side Responses to Western Power Crunch (Feb. 16, 2001)

2000
Energy Efficiency Offers Potential Solution for Power-Supply Crunch, High Prices, Council Reports (Nov. 30, 2000)
Council Recommends BPA Pursue Minimum 166 aMW of Conservation From 2002-2006 (March 28, 2000)
Council Hears Varied Opinions on BPA Conservation Acquisition 2002-2006 (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
Council Staff Recommends BPA Acquire 150 aMW from 2002-2006 (Dec. 21, 1999)
Regional Technical Forum Approved as Council Advisory Committee (April 30, 1999)
Council Proposes Restructured Regional Technical Forum (Feb. 26, 1999)
Power Planning Council Floats Ideas on Regional Technical Forum for Conservation, Renewables (July 31, 1998)
Council Report Explores Conservation/Renewables in Restructured Electric Industry (Sept. 26, 1997)
New [Council] Report Profiles Energy Efficiency, Energy Services as Competitive Strategies (June 27, 1997)
Power Council Praises BPA's Energy-Efficiency Metamorphosis (May 23, 1997)
Draft Regional Power Plan Estimates 1,535 aMW of Cost-Effective Conservation (April 1996)
Northwest Utilities Conserve 120 aMW in 1995, But Future Numbers Look Much Smaller (March 1996)
Northwest Power Planning Council Identifies 1,450 aMW of Conservation Potential (January 1996)


NORTHWEST POWER SYSTEMS

1999
IDACORP Technologies Buys Majority Interest in Oregon-Based Fuel-Cell Developer (May 28, 1999)
BPA Announces $3.5 Million Fuel Cell Development Contract (May 28, 1999)
Prototype Fuel Cell Ready for Broader Regional Distribution (Feb. 26, 1999)


NORTHWEST PUBLIC POWER ASSOCIATION

2000
Energy Benchmarking Tool Coming from Puget Sound Utilities (Aug. 31, 2000)


NORTHWEST RESTRUCTURING/PUBLIC PURPOSES

2001
Executive Director Named for Energy Trust of Oregon (Nov. 21, 2001)

1998
Idahoans Not Keen on Electric Industry Restructuring (Dec. 22, 1998)
Oregonians Debate Restructuring, Public-Purposes Proposals (Dec. 22, 1998)
Washington May Consider Electric Legislation, But Not Restructuring (Dec. 22, 1998)
Montana's Public-Purposes Collection In Question (Dec. 22, 1998)


ONSITE ENERGY

1997
Onsite Energy, State of Washington Reach Agreement on Energy-Efficiency Equipment, Services at State Facility (Aug. 28, 1997)


ORCAS POWER & LIGHT

1999
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Notches Third Green Power Sale (April 30, 1999)


OREGON

2004
Local CFL Recycling Program Starts in Oregon; Puget Sound Venture Launching in January (Dec. 22, 2004)
2003
Northwest's Biggest Solar-Electric System Powers Oregon Potato Chip Manufacturer (Nov. 26, 2003)
Northwest States Receive Dís in National ĎReport Cardí on Renewables Commitments (May 29, 2003)
Northwest States Still among National Efficiency Leaders, Despite Big Spending Cuts in 1990s, ACEEE Study Finds (April 29, 2003)

2002
Oregon Gas-Saving Programs Substantially Expanding (Nov. 26, 2002)
Electricity/Ethanol Plant Proposed in Oregon, Using Wood Wastes as Fuel (Sept. 26, 2002)
Oregon Public Schools Get Efficiency Funding Help from Nike through New Use of Old Tax Law (July 18, 2002)
ACEEE Study Lauds Oregon for Energy Efficiency, Green Building Tax Incentives (July 18, 2002)
Oregon's Capitol Building Gets Power from The Sun (May 31, 2002)

2001
Oregon Restructuring, Public-Purposes Funding Likely Postponed Until March 2002 (July 20, 2001)
Northwest State Legislators, Governors Approve Efficiency/Renewables-Related Bills (June 28, 2001)
Oregon Restructuring, Public-Purposes Funding Faces Potential Delay (May 30, 2001)
Northwest State Governments Pursue Energy Savings in Power Crunch (March 29, 2001)
Eight-Member Board Appointed for Oregon Public-Purposes Agency (Feb. 28, 2001)

2000
Oregon PUC Endorses Creation of Non-Profit Public Purposes Administrator (Oct. 31, 2000)
Non-Profit Administrator Taking Shape for Oregon Public-Purposes Funding (Sept. 29, 2000)
Pacific Power Enhances Efficiency Offerings for Oregon Commercial/Industrial Customers (July 25, 2000)
Oregon Governor Issues Sustainability Order, Including Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (June 27, 2000)
Washington, Oregon Rank Among Top States in Utility Energy Efficiency Programs, ACEEE Study Finds (May 30, 2000)
OPUC Endorses Non-Profit Administrator for Oregon Public-Purposes Funding (Feb. 25, 2000)
Oregon Business Energy Tax Credit Changes (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
Oregon Legislation Allows Net Metering for Renewables (July 30, 1999)
Oregon Restructures with Public-Purposes Funding (July 30, 1999)
Oregon Senate Passes Restructuring Bill With Public-Purposes Funding (April 30, 1999)
Electric Restructuring Proposals Surface in Oregon Legislature (Feb. 26, 1999)

1998
Oregonians Debate Restructuring, Public-Purposes Proposals (Dec. 22, 1998)
Oregon Enacts Income Tax Credits for Efficient Residential Appliances, Duct Systems (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
Oregon Allows State Income Tax Credits for Energy-Efficient Appliances (Aug. 28, 1997)
New Oregon Legislation Requires C02 Emissions Reductions in New Power Plants; Conservation, Renewables are Compliance Options (July 25, 1997)
Oregon Legislature Adjourns Without Restructuring Electric Industry (July 25, 1997)

1996
Substantial Needs Reported for Oregon Low-Income Weatherization (Dec. 19, 1996)
Stakeholders Ponder Conservation's Future in Oregon (February 1996)


OREGON CHAPTER OF ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL ENERGY MANAGERS

2001
Challenges, Opportunities Mark Three Northwest Green Building Projects (Jan. 30, 2001)
Green Building Provides Many Benefits, Can be Costly, Requires Collaboration (Jan. 30, 2001)


OREGON CLIMATE TRUST

2001
Climate Trust Funds Two Novel Renewable Energy Initiatives (Sept. 28, 2001)
Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Ventures Eligible for CO2 Offset Solicitation (Feb. 28, 2001)

2000
Energy Conservation, Renewables Projects Eligible for Oregon Climate Trust Funding (March 28, 2000)

1999
Oregon Cogeneration Project Funds CO2 Mitigation Programs (Sept. 30, 1999)


OREGON MUNICIPAL ENERGY AND CONSERVATION AGENCY (OMECA)

1999
OMECA Disbands After Achieving Collaborative Conservation Mission (Oct. 28, 1999)

1998
OMECA Wins League of Oregon Cities Award for Excellence For Conservation Work (Dec. 22, 1998)
OMECA Reports More Savings at Lower Cost Than Projected (Feb. 26, 1998)

1997
Inquiring Minds Want to Know . . . Why Conservation? (Sept. 26, 1997)
OMECA Demonstrates Value of Collaborative Conservation (Sept. 26, 1997)

1996
OMECA Survey Finds Extensive Utility Financing Programs (August 1996)
OMECA Beats Energy-Saving Goal, Cost-Effectiveness Target (February 1996)


OREGON PUBLIC-PURPOSES FUNDING

2003
Oregon Public-Purposes Funding Emerges Intact from State Legislative Session (Sept. 29, 2003)

2002
Energy Trust of Oregon Adopts Strategic, Action Plans and $49 Million Annual Budget (Oct. 29, 2002)
PacifiCorp Winds Down Oregon Energy-Saving Programs as Public-Purposes Funding Debuts (March 30, 2002)
Portland General Looks for Energy Efficiency Business Opportunities (March 30, 2002)
New Public-Purposes Funding Agency Generates Attention in Oregon Conservation, Renewables Circles (March 30, 2002)
Energy Trust Faces Many Issues as It Embarks on Public-Purposes Mission (March 30, 2002)
Energy Trust Programs Mostly Utility Programs at First (March 30, 2002)
Oregon Trusts Energy Trust to Administer Most Public-Purposes Funding over Next Decade (March 30, 2002)


OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION

2001
Oregon IOU Residential Customers Can Soon Choose Renewables Rate Option (April 30, 2001)

2000
Oregon PUC Endorses Creation of Non-Profit Public Purposes Administrator (Oct. 31, 2000)
OPUC Endorses Non-Profit Administrator for Oregon Public-Purposes Funding (Feb. 25, 2000)

1999
OPUC Ruling Addresses PGE Customer Choice, Public Purposes (Feb. 26, 1999)

1996
OPUC Approves Renewable Resource Option for PGE Large Customers (Dec. 19, 1996)


OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

2000
Oregon State U. Receives DOE Funding for Industrial Efficiency Assessments (Dec. 21, 2000)


PACIFICORP

2004
PacifiCorp Trims Renewables Proposals to Seven Suppliers, 1,000-plus Megawatts (Aug. 31, 2004)
PacifiCorp Receives 5,600 MW of Bids from Renewables Solicitation (April 29, 2004)
PacifiCorp Issues RFP for up to 1,100 MW of Renewables Capacity (Feb. 27, 2004)

2003
PacifiCorp, PGE Residential, Small Business Customers Can Opt for Time-of-Use Rates in 2004 (July 16, 2003)
New 41-MW-Capacity Oregon Wind Farm Represents a First for PacifiCorp, Energy Trust (July 16, 2003)
PacifiCorp, Energy Trust, Eurus Sign Agreement for Oregon Wind Project (June 26, 2003)
PacifiCorp Seeks 100 aMW of DSM Resources (May 29, 2003)

2002
PacifiCorp Draft Integrated Resource Plan Relies More Heavily on Renewables (Dec. 20, 2002)
EWEB, PacifiCorp Power Marketing Announce 25-MW, 25-Year Wind Deal (May 31, 2002)
PacifiCorp Winds Down Oregon Energy-Saving Programs as Public-Purposes Funding Debuts (March 30, 2002)
Energy Trust Programs Mostly Utility Programs at First (March 30, 2002)

2001
Green Mountain Energy to Supply Renewables for Pacific Power, PGE Green Power (Dec. 20, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Exhibit Demand-Side Diversity (Oct. 23, 2001)
Oregon IOU Residential Customers Can Soon Choose Renewables Rate Option (April 30, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Turn, Return to Energy-Saving Programs in Energy Crisis (March 29, 2001
PacifiCorp Agrees to Buy Output from 300-MW-Capacity Stateline Wind Project (Jan. 30, 2001)

2000
WUTC Approves PacifiCorp Proposal for Washington System Benefits Charge (Oct. 31, 2000)
Pacific Power Enhances Efficiency Offerings for Oregon Commercial/Industrial Customers (July 25, 2000)
Pacific Power Offers Green Power to Retail Customers (April 25, 2000)

1999
Oregon PUC Approves Net Metering Tariffs for Pacific Power, PGE (Dec. 21, 1999)
California Solar Thermal Project Educates Two Northwest Utilities (Sept. 30, 1999)
PacifiCorp Spins Out New Wind Energy Project in California (Aug. 31, 1999)
PacifiCorp/Scottish Power Commit to Doubling Oregon Conservation Spending (Aug. 31, 1999)
PacifiCorp Files First DSM-Related Rate Adjustment (May 28, 1999)
ScottishPower Makes Renewables Pledge for PacifiCorp Merger (March 30, 1999)
Wyoming Wind Energy Project Begins Commercial Operation (April 30, 1999)

1998
PacifiCorp Alternative Ratemaking Plan Includes System Benefits Charge (May 29, 1998)
PacifiCorp Joins Renewable Energy Trade Association (April 28, 1998)

1997
PacifiCorp to Sell 'Cleaner' Energy to California Marketer (Oct. 31, 1997)
PacifiCorp Cuts 1997 DSM Target 40 Percent (Feb. 21, 1997)

1996
Central Oregon PV System Produces Reliable, Expensive Power (Sept. 27, 1996)


PACIFIC NORTHWEST GENERATING COOPERATIVE

2002
BPA Microturbine Demonstration Takes Off in Willamette Valley (Feb. 27, 2002)

1999
Microturbine Demonstration Planned at Oregon Landfill-Gas Plant (Sept. 30, 1999)

1998
NWEC, PNGC Spar Over Green Power Marketing of Coffin Butte Landfill-Gas Project (July 31, 1998)

1997
Two Oregon Landfill-Gas Projects Receive Federal Funds (Oct. 31, 1997)
BPA, PNGC Have Duct Differences (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
PNGC Peeved at Bonneville Duct-Sealing Proposal (Nov. 21, 1996)
PNGC Unveils New Program for Energy Efficiency (February 1996)


PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY

2003
Northwest Projects Explore Smart Energy Network (July 16, 2003)

2000
PNNL Software Provides Information on Energy-Saving Retrofit Opportunities (Jan. 26, 2000)


PENINSULA LIGHT

2002
Stateline Tour Leads to Thoughts on Green Power, Capital, Resources and More (July 18, 2002)


PERSPECTIVES

2004
Efficiency Doyens Praise Northwest Focus on Energy Savings (Nov. 30, 2004)
Efficiency Abandoned in Washington Energy Resource Legislative Debate: Defensible Politics, Bad Policy (March 31, 2004)

2003
Column on Proposed Central Washington Wind Projects Generates Reader Responses (April 29, 2003)
Central Washington Wind Farm Debate Generates Ambiguities (March 27, 2003)

2002
Energy Prospects: Making Sense of Energy Technologies (Oct. 29, 2002)
From The Molecule to The Monolith: Make Waste Equal Food, McDonough Says (Aug. 29, 2002)
Stateline Tour Leads to Thoughts on Green Power, Capital, Resources and More (July 18, 2002)
The Resource Future Beckons: Is Anybody Paying Attention (June 28, 2002)
Peanut Butter Sandwiches, $500 Million and Windmills Highlight School Talk (May 31, 2002)
Energy Technology Showcase Conference/Exhibition Coming in October (March 20, 2002)
Conservation Monitor/Con.WEB Marks 10-Year Anniversary (Jan. 31, 2002)

2001
As Northwest Energy Coalition Turns 20, Challenges and Opportunities Face Conservation (Nov. 21, 2001)
Northwest Utilities, Governments, Businesses, Non-Profits Show Clean Energy Leadership, Report Says (Sept. 28, 2001)
Conservation, Efficiency Emerging Again as California Energy Priorities (Aug. 30, 2001)
The Best Efficiency Choice Isn't Always The Best Choice, Writes Jude Noland (Aug. 30, 2001)
Whether Average Consumer or Energy Bozo, Making Energy Choices is Hard (July 20, 2001)
Demand-Side Management in Spain: Culture Shock or Culture Shift? (June 28, 2001)
The Real Energy Future is Decentralized, Writes Cyrus Noë (May 30, 2001)
NEEC Leader Stan Price Shares Ideas for Cost-Effective, Near-Term Energy Efficiencies (April 30, 2001)
Idaho Energy Conference Spotlights Efficiency from Big-Picture and Particular Perspectives (Jan. 30, 2001

2000
Time is Now to Integrate The Demand Side in Meeting Electric Load (Dec. 21, 2000)
Dťjŗ Vu All Over Again: It Might As Well Be The 1970s in The Northwest Energy World (Nov. 30, 2000)
Wind Energy Poised for Big Contribution to Northwest Power System (Sept. 29, 2000)
Roundtable Group Talks About Conservation (Aug. 31, 2000)

1999
Idaho Energy Efficiency Reputation Deserves Upgrading (Dec. 21, 1999)
Seattle City Light Superintendent Talks Conservation (Nov. 30, 1999)
Conservation, Renewables Have Peak Opportunities, Consultant Says (Oct. 28, 1999)
Prospects Brightening for Northwest Conservation/Renewables (Sept. 30, 1999)

1998
Age of Opportunity Dawns for Efficiency and Renewables (Oct. 30, 1998)
Summer Daydreaming on Sustainable Energy (July 31, 1998)
Poll Finds Substantial Support Among Washingtonians for Utility Conservation (Feb. 26, 1998)

1997
Inaugural Alliance Chairperson Looks Forward and Backward (Dec. 31, 1997)
A Tale of Two Renewables--Wind and Landfill Gas--in The Competitive Era (Nov. 26, 1997)
Inquiring Minds Want to Know . . . Why Conservation? (Sept. 26, 1997)
Lighting Designers Cheered End of Rebates, But Utilities Did Help Transform Markets (July 25, 1997)

1996
Northwesterners Like Conservation and Renewables, Concludes Report on Public Surveys (April 1996)


PLUG AND PLAY

2001
Ambitious 'Plug and Play' Conservation Proposals Circulating in Region (June 28, 2001)


POLICY

2004
Optimized Electricity System Explored in Regional Conference (Nov. 30, 2004)
Efficiency Doyens Praise Northwest Focus on Energy Savings (Nov. 30, 2004)
Wind PTC Extension Will Spur Development, Mostly for Well Advanced Projects (Oct. 29, 2004)
Outlines Emerge for BPA Post-2006 Conservation, Including Targets, Policy Guidelines, but Many Key Details Remain Vague (Oct. 29, 2004)
Council Advocates Wind Issues Exploration, Supply-Side Resource Preparation Activities in Coming Years (Oct. 29, 2004)
Council Recommends Actions, Strategies to Attain 700 aMW Five-Year Conservation Goal (Oct. 29, 2004)
Council Targets 700 aMW of Conservation from 2005-2009; Lists 2,800 aMW of Regional Energy Saving Potential through 2025 (Oct. 29, 2004)
Advisory Group Will Help Craft BPA Post-2006 Conservation Initiatives (Sept. 29, 2004)
Council Advocates Expanded Conservation as Cornerstone of Regional Resource Development through 2009 (Sept. 29, 2004)
BPA Proposes Continuing, But Potentially Different, Post-2006 Role in Conservation, Renewables (July 29, 2004)
Idaho Power Integrated Resource Plan Sees Much Bigger Role for Renewables, DSM (Aug. 31, 2004)
Public Commenters Seek Guarantees, Details on BPA's Post-2006 Conservation, Renewables Plans (Aug. 31, 2004)
Idaho Power Rate Case Decision Includes Notable Demand-Side Features (June 30, 2004)
Council Envisions Vital Role for Conservation, Even with Regional Power Surplus (May 28, 2004)
Council Identifies 2,800 aMW of Cost-Effective, Achievable Regional Conservation through 2025 (May 28, 2004)
Seattle Forum Mulls New Apollo Project for Energy Efficiency, Renewables, Smart Growth (April 29, 2004)
Idaho Governor Vetoes Proposed State Tax Credits for Renewables (April 29, 2004)
Efficiency Abandoned in Washington Energy Resource Legislative Debate: Defensible Politics, Bad Policy (March 31, 2004)
CO2 Emissions Mitigation for Power Plants Endorsed by Washington Legislature; Solar Bills Eclipsed (March 31, 2004)
Expanded Renewables, Conservation Outlined in NorthWestern Energy's Default Supply Resource Plan (Feb. 27, 2004)
Renewables, Efficiency Benchmarks Fail in Washington Legislature (Feb. 27, 2004)
Washington Efficiency/Renewables Widely Supported, but Proposed Policy Paths Diverge (Jan. 30, 2004)
Washington Legislators Consider Proposals for Expanded Renewables/Efficiency (Jan. 30, 2004)

2003
Idaho Officials See Roles for Efficiency, Renewables in State's Future (Dec. 18, 2003)
Wind, Energy Efficiency Promise Much Greater Economic Benefits than Gas-Fired Power, WashPIRG Reports (June 26, 2003)
Avista Takes First Look at Wind as Potential Future Energy Resource (May 29, 2003)
Montana's Public-Purposes Funding Extended through 2005 (May 29, 2003)

2002
Discussion Temporarily Silenced on BPA's Future Conservation/Renewables Role (April 29, 2003)
Puget Signs Wind Energy Deal, Files Draft Least-Cost Plan with Expanded Renewables, Conservation (April 29, 2003)
Washington Could Meet Load Growth through 2015 with Renewables, Efficiency, Study Says (March 27, 2003)
Proposed Utility Conservation, Renewables Standards Fail in Washington Legislature (March 27, 2003)
Proposed Washington Energy Portfolio Standards Generate Spectrum of Opinions (Feb. 27, 2003)

2002
PGE Draft Resource Plan Favors Long-Term Contracts, Additional Renewables (Dec. 20, 2002) PacifiCorp Draft Integrated Resource Plan Relies More Heavily on Renewables (Dec. 20, 2002)
Impact of BPA Conservation/Renewables Budget Cuts Yet Unclear (Dec. 20, 2002)
Washington Governor Issues Environmental Sustainability Order for State Agencies (Oct. 29, 2002)
Efficiency, Renewables Could Supplant Some Future Gas-Fired Power with Minimal Economic Impact, Study Says (Sept. 26, 2002)
ACEEE Study Lauds Oregon for Energy Efficiency, Green Building Tax Incentives (July 18, 2002)
Puget Conservation Efforts to Significantly Expand (June 28, 2002) BPA Conservation, Renewables Part of Regional Dialogue for Post-2006 Federal Power (May 31, 2002)
BPA Plans Pilot Studies on Transmission Alternatives, Including Distributed Generation, Conservation (April 30, 2002)
News Bytes: PacifiCorp, PGE, Tacoma, Seattle Conservation; Businesses; Holiday Lights; People; Awards; and More (Jan. 31, 2002)
Power Council Adopts Three-Year 300 aMW Regional Conservation Target (Jan. 31, 2002)

2001
Power Council Staff Floats Notion of 300 aMW Regional Conservation Power Plant (Nov. 21, 2001)
Conservation Roller Coaster a Common Theme (Oct. 23, 2001)
Idaho Power Raises Customer Surcharge Idea for Reinvigorated Conservation Programs (Aug. 30, 2001)
Northwest State Legislators, Governors Approve Efficiency/Renewables-Related Bills (June 28, 2001)
Energy Efficiency, Renewables Key Elements of Portland-Area Global Warming Mitigation Plan (May 30, 2001)
Oregon Restructuring, Public-Purposes Funding Faces Potential Delay (May 30, 2001)
Portland Adopts Green Building Policy for City Facilities (Jan. 30, 2001)

2000
Spotlight Shines on Demand Side during Power Supply Crunch (Dec. 21, 2000)
Portland Draft Global Warming Action Plan Identifies Efficiency, Renewables as Key Components (Nov. 30, 2000)
Energy Efficiency Offers Potential Solution for Power-Supply Crunch, High Prices, Council Reports (Nov. 30, 2000)
Implementation Details Remain Outstanding for BPA's Conservation/Renewables Discount (Oct. 31, 2000)
BPA Will Solicit ConAug Proposals, But Utility Interest Level Questionable (Sept. 29, 2000)
Regional Technical Forum Nearly Completes Recommended List of Measures, Activities Eligible for BPA Conservation/Renewables Discount (July 25, 2000)
BPA's ConAug Structure Could Limit Utility Participation, Some Stakeholders Believe (July 25, 2000)
Oregon Governor Issues Sustainability Order, Including Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (June 27, 2000)
BPA Conservation/Renewables Discount in Place; ConAug Continues to Take Shape (June 27, 2000)
Declarations, Discussions Highlight Seattle Clean Energy Conference (April 25, 2000)
New Report Says Snake Dams' Power Can be Affordably Replaced with Conservation, Renewables (April 25, 2000)
Snohomish PUD Commissioners Endorse Renewables, Conservation in Future Power Supply (April 25, 2000)
BPA Conservation Augmentation Process Resembles 'Blank Slate' (March 28, 2000)
Council Recommends BPA Pursue Minimum 166 aMW of Conservation From 2002-2006 (March 28, 2000)
Council Hears Varied Opinions on BPA Conservation Acquisition 2002-2006 (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
Council Staff Recommends BPA Acquire 150 aMW from 2002-2006 (Dec. 21, 1999)
Federal Appropriations Bill Restricts BPA's Energy Efficiency Activities Outside Northwest (Nov. 30, 1999)
Conservation, Renewables Have Peak Opportunities, Consultant Says (Oct. 28, 1999)
Seattle Plans New Renewables to Help Replace Coal-Fired Power (Oct. 28, 1999)
BPA Plans Role for Conservation, Renewables in New Energy Supplies (Oct. 28, 1999) Flathead Electric Subsidiary Challenges Montana Public-Purposes Law (Aug. 31, 1999)
Appropriations Bill Jeopardizes BPA's Federal Energy Efficiency Work (Aug. 31, 1999)
BPA Officially Proposes Conservation/Renewables Rate Discount (Aug. 31, 1999)
PacifiCorp/Scottish Power Commit to Doubling Oregon Conservation Spending (Aug. 31, 1999)
Regional Technical Forum Officially in Operation (July 30, 1999)
Oregon Restructures with Public-Purposes Funding (July 30, 1999)
Seattle-Based Earth Day Network Advocates Efficiency, Renewables (May 28, 1999)
BPA Rate Discount Wrinkle Looks Like Blemish to Public Power Council (March 30, 1999)
California IOUs Retain Supervision of DSM Programs Through 2001 (March 30, 1999)
Council Proposes Restructured Regional Technical Forum (Feb. 26, 1999)
Utility Conservation Spending Declines 72 Percent in Washington (Jan. 29, 1999)
BPA Settles on $30 Million Annual Public-Purposes Rate Discount (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
BPA Considers Raising Rate Discount to Conditional $45 Million (Dec. 22, 1998)
Regulator Gives Rallying Cry for Efficiency, Renewables (Nov. 25, 1998)
NWEC Endorses Dam Breaching, With Clean Replacement Power (Nov. 25, 1998)
BPA Rate Discount Comments Largely Supportive (Nov. 25, 1998)
BPA Mulls $30 Million Annual Cap on Rate Discount (Nov. 25, 1998)
Progress Reported on BPA Plan for Conservation/Renewables Rate Discount (Oct. 30, 1998)
Pacific Northwest Can Be Clean Energy Leader with Concerted Action, New Report Concludes (Sept. 29, 1998)
Regional Technical Forum Nearing Creation (Sept. 29, 1998)
BPA Proposes Wholesale Power Rate Discount for Conservation, Renewables Investments (Sept. 29, 1998)
New BPA Administrator Shares Public-Purposes Thoughts (June 25, 1998)
PacifiCorp Alternative Ratemaking Plan Includes System Benefits Charge (May 29, 1998)
Washington Energy Legislation Affects Conservation, Renewables (April 28, 1998)

1997
Governor's Council Subcommittee Reports on Public Purposes in Idaho (Nov. 26, 1997)
Council Report Explores Conservation/Renewables in Restructured Electric Industry (Sept. 26, 1997)
Oregon Allows State Income Tax Credits for Energy-Efficient Appliances (Aug. 28, 1997)
New Oregon Legislation Requires C02 Emissions Reductions in New Power Plants; Conservation, Renewables are Compliance Options (July 25, 1997)
New Report Profiles Energy Efficiency, Energy Services as Competitive Strategies (June 27, 1997)
Enron/PGE Merger Moves Forward with Public Purposes (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
Draft Regional Power Plan Estimates 1,535 aMW of Cost-Effective Conservation (April 1996)
BPA Drops Conservation 'Backstop' Provision in Power-Sales Contracts (March 1996)
Stakeholders Ponder Conservation's Future in Oregon (February 1996)
Utilities Surveyed for NCAC Study Dispute Conclusions (February 1996)
Conservation's Role Looks Promising in Washington, Montana (January 1996)
Northwest Power Planning Council Identifies 1,450 aMW of Conservation Potential (January 1996)


PORTLAND

2003
Portland Building Professionals Address Green Building Issues (July 16, 2003)

2002
Portland Buys Traffic Light Energy Savings for No Money Down (July 18, 2002)
Vestas Plans Major Wind-Turbine Manufacturing Plant In Portland (April 30, 2002)

2001
Energy Efficiency, Renewables Key Elements of Portland-Area Global Warming Mitigation Plan (May 30, 2001)
Portland Business Wins Energy Efficiency Award (April 30, 2001)
Portland Adopts Green Building Policy for City Facilities (Jan. 30, 2001)

2000
Portland Energy Official Curt Nichols Wins National Energy Manager Award (Nov. 30, 2000)
Portland Draft Global Warming Action Plan Identifies Efficiency, Renewables as Key Components (Nov. 30, 2000)
Portland Study Finds Green Building Pays Big Over Time (Aug. 31, 2000)
Two Innovative Green Buildings in Portland Win 2000 BEST Awards for Energy Efficiency (May 30, 2000)
Portland Green Building Initiative Seeks Money (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
New Portland Fuel Cell Power Plant Dedicated (Aug. 31, 1999)
Portland General Electric, Ash Grove Cement Co. Win BEST Energy Efficiency Awards (April 30, 1999)

1998
BEST Salutes Portland-Area Businesses for Energy, Resource Efficiency (May 29, 1998)
Fuel Cell Planned at Portland Wastewater Plant (April 28, 1998)

1997
Nine Portland-Area Businesses Honored for Environmental Actions in Fifth Annual BEST Business Awards (April 25, 1997)
Earth Smart Standards Applied to Portland City Hall Renovation (March 28, 1997)

1996
DOE Selects Portland as Rebuild America Partner; Rose City Plans Expanded Energy Efficiencies (Nov. 21, 1996)
Portland Art Museum, Zoo Win BEST Awards for Energy Efficiency (May 1996)
Portland's BEST Program Wins Nationally, Awards Locally (March 1996)


PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC

2004
Recent Wind Project Development Announcements Could Lead to Big Increase in Northwest Wind Capacity in 2005 (Dec. 22, 2004)
2003
Northwest's Biggest Solar-Electric System Powers Oregon Potato Chip Manufacturer (Nov. 26, 2003)
PGE Study Finds Customers Accept Water Heating Remote Load Controlling More Than Space Heating (Nov. 26, 2003)
Cow-Fired Power Projects Mooo-ving Ahead in Northwest (Aug. 28, 2003)
PacifiCorp, PGE Residential, Small Business Customers Can Opt for Time-of-Use Rates in 2004 (July 16, 2003)

2002
PGE Draft Resource Plan Favors Long-Term Contracts, Additional Renewables (Dec. 20, 2002)
Portland General Looks for Energy Efficiency Business Opportunities (March 30, 2002)
Energy Trust Programs Mostly Utility Programs at First (March 30, 2002)

2001
Green Mountain Energy to Supply Renewables for Pacific Power, PGE Green Power (Dec. 20, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Exhibit Demand-Side Diversity (Oct. 23, 2001)
Oregon IOU Residential Customers Can Soon Choose Renewables Rate Option (April 30, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Turn, Return to Energy-Saving Programs in Energy Crisis (March 29, 2001

2000
PGE Launches Non-Regulated Consulting Service for Green Building (Dec. 21, 2000)
Solar PV Panels Installed at Portland High School Through PGE Solar for Schools Program (Aug. 31, 2000)
PGE Honors Businesses, Public Agency, Colleges with Energy Efficiency Awards (June 27, 2000)
PGE Squeaks Past 1999 Energy-Saving Target (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
Oregon PUC Approves Net Metering Tariffs for Pacific Power, PGE (Dec. 21, 1999)
PGE's Earth Friendly Power Program Receives OPUC Approval (Dec. 21, 1999)
PGE Officially Launches Earth Smart Efficient Residential Building Program (Oct. 28, 1999)
Portland General Proposes Salmon-Friendly Power Tariff (Oct. 28, 1999)
Portland General Explores Grid-Connected Solar PV (July 30, 1999)
PGE Launches Another Earth Smart Program (June 29, 1999)
PGE Venture Tests Market for Efficient Refrigerators in Low-Income Housing (March 30, 1999)
Portland General Electric, Ash Grove Cement Co. Win BEST Energy Efficiency Awards (April 30, 1999)
OPUC Ruling Addresses PGE Customer Choice, Public Purposes (Feb. 26, 1999)
PGE Makes Preliminary Commitment to Geothermal Project (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
PGE Revises Low-Income Weatherization Pilot Program (June 25, 1998)
Portland General Electric Recognizes Energy-Efficient Customers (May 29, 1998)
PGE Helps Mitsubishi Silicon America Climb Over Efficiency Barriers (April 28, 1998)
Electric Lite Offers Green Option in PGE Customer Choice Pilot (Feb. 26, 1998)
Environmental Labeling of Electric Resources Added to PGE Customer Choice Pilot (Feb. 26, 1998)
PGE Issues RFP for Innovative Efficiency Programs (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
PGE Customer Choice Plan Proposes SBC Administered by Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (Sept. 26, 1997)
Earth Smart Standards Applied to Portland City Hall Renovation (March 28, 1997)
PGE Considers Comparative Information for Customer Bills (Jan. 24, 1997)
Enron/PGE Merger Moves Forward with Public Purposes (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
OPUC Approves Renewable Resource Option for PGE Large Customers (Dec. 19, 1996)
PGE Subsidiary Scouts The West for Energy Services Customers (Dec. 19, 1996)
PGE, Zond Breathe Life into Northwest Wind Energy (Dec. 19, 1996)
PGE Sells Bonds to Reduce Conservation Costs (Oct. 24, 1996)
PGE Proposes Renewables Option for Large Customers (Sept. 27, 1996)
Portland General Electric Proposes Conservation Bonds Sale a la Puget Power (June 1996)
PGE Offers Earth Smart for Commercial Buildings (May 1996)
Oregon Geothermal Proposal Loses Steam After Price Conflict Between Developer, PGE (April 1996)
PGE's Energy Resource Center Closes, but Many Services Still Available (February 1996)
Home Control Units, Time-of-Day Rates Test Residential Load Management for PGE (January 1996)


PPM ENERGY

2004
Recent Wind Project Development Announcements Could Lead to Big Increase in Northwest Wind Capacity in 2005 (Dec. 22, 2004)
2003
PPM Energy's Barrett Stambler Flying High with Wind Energy (Dec. 18, 2003)
Klondike Wind Project Sold to PPM Energy (Jan. 30, 2003)


PRICING

2002
Puget Abandons Time-of-Use Retail Pricing Pilot Program (Nov. 26, 2002)


PUBLIC OPINION

1999
Regional Opinions Generally Favorable on Alliance (July 30, 1999)
BPA Finds Public Support for Conservation, Renewables (May 28, 1999)


PUBLIC POWER

2001
Conservation Stories Emerge from Northwest Public-Power Utilities (Oct. 23, 2001)
Public-Power Utility Roundtable Highlights Expanding Conservation Efforts (July 20, 2001)
New Organization Pursues Cooperative Approach for Rural Wind Energy (May 30, 2001)
Public-Power Utilities Think about Expanded Conservation Initiatives as Power Prices Rise (Feb. 16, 2001)


PUGET SOUND ENERGY

2004
Recent Wind Project Development Announcements Could Lead to Big Increase in Northwest Wind Capacity in 2005 (Dec. 22, 2004)
Puget Sound Green Power Marketing Campaign Contributes to Big Increase in Utility Program Participation (Nov. 30, 2004)
Puget Sound Energy Intends to Own Proposed Central Washington Wind Farm (Sept. 29, 2004)
Puget Short-lists 450 MW of Proposed Wind Capacity in Quest for New Resources (June 30, 2004)
Puget Sound Energy to Issue RFP For Electric Energy Efficiency Proposals (Jan. 30, 2004)

2003
Puget's Expanded 2004-2005 Conservation Plan Seeks Nearly 40 aMW of Electric Savings (Nov. 26, 2003)
Puget Sound Energy Plans 150-MW Wind Power Solicitation (Sept. 29, 2003)
Puget Time-of-Use Program Shifted Loads, Reduced Energy Use, But Not Cost-Effectively, Report Shows (Sept. 29, 2003)
Cal Shirley: Longtime Energy Conservation Official Moves from Public Power to Puget Sound Energy (April 29, 2003)
Puget Signs Wind Energy Deal, Files Draft Least-Cost Plan with Expanded Renewables, Conservation (April 29, 2003)

2002
Puget Abandons Time-of-Use Retail Pricing Pilot Program (Nov. 26, 2002)
Puget Conservation Strategy Features More Financial Incentives (Aug. 29, 2002)
Seattle's First Residential Net-Metered PV System Hooks to City Grid with Relative Ease (Aug. 29, 2002)
Puget Conservation Efforts to Significantly Expand (June 28, 2002)

2001
Plunging Power Prices Cause Demise of Special Conservation Incentive Programs (Nov. 21, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Exhibit Demand-Side Diversity (Oct. 23, 2001)
Puget to Launch Time-of-Use Pricing, Conservation Credits (April 30, 2001)
Northwest Investor-Owned Utilities Turn, Return to Energy-Saving Programs in Energy Crisis (March 29, 2001

2000
Puget Initiates Real-Time Pricing Pilot for Customers (Dec. 21, 2000)
Seattle Public Schools Save $1.3 Million in Utility Bills through Resource Conservation Project (Sept. 29, 2000)
Puget Tests High-Tech Residential Heating System Adjustments (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
Puget Sound Energy Launches Three-Year Conservation Plan (April 30, 1999)

1998
Puget Sound Energy Conservation Programs Working Well, Puget Reports (Oct. 30, 1998)
Puget Sound Energy Takes New Approach to Conservation in New Era (Oct. 31, 1997)
Puget Sound Energy, Environmental Curriculum Program Wins National Award from U.S. Department of Energy (Nov. 21, 1996)


RAND SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGIES
Efficiency, Renewables Could Supplant Some Future Gas-Fired Power with Minimal Economic Impact, Study Says (Sept. 26, 2002)


REFRIGERATED STORAGE

1998
Satisfied Evaporator Fan VFD Customers Explain Why (Aug. 28, 1998)
Evaporator Fan VFD Initiative Seeks Fresher, More Efficiently Refrigerated Fruit (Aug. 28, 1998)
Summer Daydreaming on Sustainable Energy (July 31, 1998)


REFRIGERATORS

1999
PGE Venture Tests Market for Efficient Refrigerators in Low-Income Housing (March 30, 1999)

1997
Super-Efficient Refrigerators Move Into Public Housing (Sept. 26, 1997)
Super Efficient Refrigerator Program Leaves Lasting Legacy (July 25, 1997)
New DOE Standards Transform Market for Energy-Efficient Refrigerators (May 23, 1997)


REGIONAL REVIEW (COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF NORTHWEST ENERGY SYSTEM)

1998
NWEC Report Finds Major Utilities Falling Short of Regional Review's Recommended Public-Purposes Spending (July 31, 1998)

1996
Regional Review Ends, Implementation Work Begins (Dec. 19, 1996)
Regional Review Nears Finale; Conservation, Renewables Still Fuzzy (Nov. 21, 1996)
Regional Review OKs Limited BPA Energy Services Business (Nov. 21, 1996)
Regional Review Steering Committee Proposes $210 Million Annual Program for Northwest Conservation/Renewables (August 1996)
Regional Review Work Group Finds Consensus Elusive (July 1996)
Regional Review Work Group Continues Debate on Northwest Conservation and Renewables (June 1996)
Regional Review Subcommittee Mulls Future of Conservation, Renewables (April 1996)


REGIONAL TECHNICAL FORUM

2001
Northwest Utility-Reported Energy Savings Drop 40 Percent from 1997 to 2000, RTF Survey Finds (April 30, 2001)

2000
Regional Technical Forum Nearly Completes Recommended List of Measures, Activities Eligible for BPA Conservation/Renewables Discount (July 25, 2000)

1999
Regional Technical Forum Tackles Fundamental Questions (Sept. 30, 1999)
Regional Technical Forum Officially in Operation (July 30, 1999)
Regional Technical Forum Approved as Council Advisory Committee (April 30, 1999)
Council Proposes Restructured Regional Technical Forum (Feb. 26, 1999)

1998
Regional Technical Forum Nearing Creation (Sept. 29, 1998)
Power Planning Council Floats Ideas on Regional Technical Forum for Conservation, Renewables (July 31, 1998)

1997
Proposed Regional Technical Forum Struggles with How to Track Conservation (April 25, 1997)


RENEWABLE ENERGY/GREEN POWER

2004
Buying Green Power Can Make Good Business Sense, Conference Speakers Declare (Dec. 22, 2004)
IPUC Decision Emphasizes Predictable Energy Deliveries from Small-Scale Renewables Producers (Dec. 22, 2004)
Puget Sound Green Power Marketing Campaign Contributes to Big Increase in Utility Program Participation (Nov. 30, 2004)
Council Advocates Wind Issues Exploration, Supply-Side Resource Preparation Activities in Coming Years (Oct. 29, 2004)
Utilities, IPPs Battle for Shape of Idaho QF Contracts--and Small-Scale Renewables Development Prospects (Sept. 29, 2004)
PacifiCorp Trims Renewables Proposals to Seven Suppliers, 1,000-plus Megawatts (Aug. 31, 2004)
Idaho Governor Vetoes Proposed State Tax Credits for Renewables (April 29, 2004)
Eastern Washington Air Force Base Commits to 100-Percent Renewables, Largest Regional Green Power Purchase (April 29, 2004)
PacifiCorp Receives 5,600 MW of Bids from Renewables Solicitation (April 29, 2004)
News Bytes: Proposed Seattle Energy Code Changes, Northwest Green Power Program Rankings, and More (March 31, 2004)
Dramatic Advances Mark Regional Wind Power; Future Offers Promise and Challenges (March 31, 2004) PacifiCorp Issues RFP for up to 1,100 MW of Renewables Capacity (Feb. 27, 2004)
New BPA Integration Services Mix Wind and Water (Jan. 30, 2004)
Washington Efficiency/Renewables Widely Supported, but Proposed Policy Paths Diverge (Jan. 30, 2004)
Washington Legislators Consider Proposals for Expanded Renewables/Efficiency (Jan. 30, 2004)

2003
News Bytes: Washington Green Power Programs Grow; So Does State's Solar Electric Capacity (Dec. 18, 2003)
Northwest's Biggest Solar-Electric System Powers Oregon Potato Chip Manufacturer (Nov. 26, 2003)
More Northwest Homes, Businesses Can Tap into Green Power Marketplace (Sept. 29, 2003)
Proposed Seattle Initiative to Raise Electric Rates to Fund Local Renewables Falls Short (Sept. 29, 2003)
Retail Green Power Continues Growth in Northwest, RNP Report Finds, But Market Share Remains Small (Aug. 28, 2003)
Proposed Seattle Initiative Would Raise City Light Residential Rates 1 Percent to Fund Small-Scale Renewables Production (July 16, 2003)
Northwest States Receive Dís in National ĎReport Cardí on Renewables Commitments (May 29, 2003)
Energy Trust Reports Describe Examples of Successful Efficiency, Renewables Programs (May 29, 2003)
Clallam County PUD Signs Landmark Wave Power Purchase (April 29, 2003)
Discussion Temporarily Silenced on BPA's Future Conservation/Renewables Role (April 29, 2003)
Green Power Available to Most Washingtonians, But Initial Sign-ups Slow, Report Shows (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
PGE Draft Resource Plan Favors Long-Term Contracts, Additional Renewables (Dec. 20, 2002)
PacifiCorp Draft Integrated Resource Plan Relies More Heavily on Renewables (Dec. 20, 2002)
Washington Small Hydro Project No Longer Produces Green Power (Dec. 20, 2002)
Washington Island Community Explores Energy Sustainability with Local Renewables (Oct. 29, 2002)
Northwest Green Power Sales More Than Triple in Past Year, RNP Reports (Sept. 26, 2002)
Energy Northwest Moves beyond Nuclear to Solar, Wind, Cow Power (June 28, 2002)
EWEB, PacifiCorp Power Marketing Announce 25-MW, 25-Year Wind Deal (May 31, 2002)
Hundreds of New Northwest Megawatts Blowing in The Wind (Jan. 31, 2002)
Northwest Wind Energy Grows Fourfold in 2001, But Momentum Slowing (Jan. 31, 2002)

2001
Green Mountain Energy to Supply Renewables for Pacific Power, PGE Green Power (Dec. 20, 2001)
Cow Manure, Wave Power to Fuel Oregon, Washington Energy Ventures (Dec. 20, 2001)
Climate Trust Funds Two Novel Renewable Energy Initiatives (Sept. 28, 2001)
Northwest Retail Green Power Programs Double Sales, Participants Since 2000, RNP Finds (Sept. 28, 2001)
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Offers Green Tags for Individuals (Aug. 30, 2001)
Oregon IOU Residential Customers Can Soon Choose Renewables Rate Option (April 30, 2001)
Three Western Washington Businesses Commit to 100-Percent New Renewable Electricity (April 30, 2001)

2000
Idaho Power Proposes Retail Green Power Program to Begin in January (Dec. 21, 2000)
Northwest's First Green Power Certification Standard Crafted by Regional Stakeholders (Nov. 30, 2000)
Federal Agencies Have Reasons, Means to Support Green Power, Although Challenges Remain (Oct. 31, 2000)
CH2M HILL Supports Wind Power Through BEF Purchase (Sept. 29, 2000)
More than Two Million Northwest Customers Can Buy Green Power, RNP Report Finds (Sept. 29, 2000)
Seattle City Light Seeks Up to 100 aMW of Renewable Resources (July 25, 2000)
Tacoma Power Launches Retail Green Power Program (May 30, 2000)
Customer Interest in Green Power Spurs New Wind-Energy Development (May 30, 2000)
Pacific Power Offers Green Power to Retail Customers (April 25, 2000)

1999
Oregon PUC Approves Net Metering Tariffs for Pacific Power, PGE (Dec. 21, 1999)
PGE's Earth Friendly Power Program Receives OPUC Approval (Dec. 21, 1999)
Montana Considers Electricity Source Information Rules (Dec. 21, 1999)
Benton PUD Offers Green Power to Retail Customers (Dec. 21, 1999)
'Distributed Resources, Renewables and the Environment' Conference Scheduled for Feb. 2, 2000 (Nov. 30, 1999)
Marketing Holds Key to Green Power, Conference Panel Agrees (Oct. 28, 1999)
Seattle Plans New Renewables to Help Replace Coal-Fired Power (Oct. 28, 1999)
Portland General Proposes Salmon-Friendly Power Tariff (Oct. 28, 1999)
Portland General Proposes Salmon-Friendly Power Tariff (Oct. 28, 1999)
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Solicits Renewable Energy Ideas (Oct. 28, 1999)
Oregon Legislation Allows Net Metering for Renewables (July 30, 1999)
Green Power Finds a Market in Green Eugene (July 30, 1999)
California Green Power Lessons Emerge After Year One of Competition (May 28, 1999)
ScottishPower Makes Renewables Pledge for PacifiCorp Merger (March 30, 1999)
Montana Governor Signs Public-Purposes-Related Bills (April 30, 1999)
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Notches Third Green Power Sale (April 30, 1999)
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Reaps Second Green-Power Sale (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
Duncan Named Executive Director of Bonneville Environmental Foundation (Oct. 30, 1998)
EWEB Plans to Offer Wyoming Wind Power to Retail Customers (Sept. 29, 1998)
Pacific Northwest Can Be Clean Energy Leader with Concerted Action, New Report Concludes (Sept. 29, 1998)
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Launched (June 25, 1998)
PacifiCorp Joins Renewable Energy Trade Association (April 28, 1998)
Electric Lite Offers Green Option in PGE Customer Choice Pilot (Feb. 26, 1998)
Environmental Labeling of Electric Resources Added to PGE Customer Choice Pilot (Feb. 26, 1998)
Northwest Customer Choice Pilot Programs Test Green Power Market (Feb. 26, 1998)

1997
A Tale of Two Renewables--Wind and Landfill Gas--in The Competitive Era (Nov. 26, 1997)
PacifiCorp to Sell 'Cleaner' Energy to California Marketer (Oct. 31, 1997)
Klickitat PUD Receives 11 Proposals to Buy Green Power Output (Aug. 28, 1997)
Northwest Environmental Advocates to Help Develop Green Power Product for Northwest (Aug. 28, 1997)
Klickitat PUD Markets Green Power (July 25, 1997)
Environmental Trust to Market Environmentally Friendly BPA Resources (May 23, 1997)
Corporate Maneuverings Change Northwest Renewable Energy Landscape (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
OPUC Approves Renewable Resource Option for PGE Large Customers (Dec. 19, 1996)
Ashland Agrees to Buy Locally Produced Solar and Wind Energy (Oct. 24, 1996)
PGE Proposes Renewables Option for Large Customers (Sept. 27, 1996)
Snohomish PUD Turns Down Wind-Energy Purchase, But Looks into Other Renewables Options (March 1996)
Salem Electric Plans 'Green Power' Purchase from BPA (February 1996)


Renewable Energy: Biomass

2004
IPUC Scolds Idaho Power for Biomass Power Contract, but Gives OK (May 28, 2004)
Washington Demonstration Project to Test Straw Gasification for Power Production (April 29, 2004)

2003
20-MW-Capacity Wood Waste-Fired Cogeneration Plant Proposed in Puget Sound Region (Dec. 18, 2003)
Cow-Fired Power Projects Mooo-ving Ahead in Northwest (Aug. 28, 2003)

2002
Electricity/Ethanol Plant Proposed in Oregon, Using Wood Wastes as Fuel (Sept. 26, 2002)

1996
Forest Biomass Energy Project Topples (Sept. 27, 1996)


Renewable Energy: Geothermal

2004
BPA Planned Geothermal Power Purchase Muddled by Contractual Dispute (Dec. 22, 2004)
Geothermal Power Now Eligible for Federal Production Tax Credit; Impacts Likely Felt Later, Not Sooner (Nov. 30, 2004)
Idaho Geothermal Prospect Ready for Flow Testing, but Proposed Power Purchase Loses Steam (May 28, 2004)
California Geothermal Prospect Wins Legal Challenge, But BPA Power Purchase Still Uncertain (March 31, 2004)

2003
BPA Geothermal Power Prospect Faces Deadline for Proving Commercial Resource (Nov. 26, 2003)
Proposed 100-MW Geothermal Plant Bubbling in Southeastern Idaho (Aug. 28, 2003)
Northwest's First Geothermal Power Plant Bubbling toward Development in Southern Idaho (Jan. 30, 2003)

2000
BPA Agrees to Buy Geothermal Power from Planned California Project (Dec. 21, 2000)

1999
PGE Makes Preliminary Commitment to Geothermal Project (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
Water Power, Earth Power Agree on Geothermal Energy Purchase (April 28, 1998)
IPUC Settles Spat Between Water Power and Geothermal Developer (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
IPUC to Hear Geothermal Developer Complaint Against Washington Water Power (Sept. 26, 1997)
Springfield Utility Board Accuses BPA of Excluding It from Termination Talks on Geothermal Project (June 27, 1997)
B.C. Utilities Testing Feasibility of Residential Geothermal Heat Pumps (Feb. 21, 1997)

1996
Geothermal Project Runs Out of Steam (July 27, 1996)
Oregon Geothermal Proposal Loses Steam After Price Conflict Between Developer, PGE (April 1996)
Oregon Siting Council Issues Site Certificate for Newberry Crater Geothermal Project (March 1996)


Renewable Energy: Landfill Gas

2004
Proposed 30-MW-Capacity Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Plant Near Seattle Passes Major Milestone (Jan. 30, 2004)

2002
Northwest's Potentially Biggest Landfill-Gas Project Moving Ahead near Seattle (Dec. 20, 2002)
1999
Microturbine Demonstration Planned at Oregon Landfill-Gas Plant (Sept. 30, 1999)
Klickitat PUD Landfill-Gas Plant Proves Popular Green Power Resource (Aug. 31, 1999)
Snohomish PUD Doubles Landfill-Gas Energy Purchase (April 30, 1999)

1998
Two New Landfill-Gas Energy Plants Open in Washington (Oct. 30, 1998)
NWEC, PNGC Spar Over Green Power Marketing of Coffin Butte Landfill-Gas Project (July 31, 1998)
Snohomish PUD Agrees to Buy Landfill-Gas Energy from Klickitat PUD (March 31, 1998)

1997
Two Oregon Landfill-Gas Projects Receive Federal Funds (Oct. 31, 1997)
Landfill-Gas Projects Expand in Northwest (Feb. 21, 1997)

1996
Tacoma's Energy Future May Include Landfill Methane (January 1996)


Renewable Energy: Solar

2004
News Bytes: BPA Wins National Conservation Award; Biggest Northwest Solar PV System Installed (Dec. 22, 2004)
Solar Programs, Advocacy, Marketplace Issues and Hydrogen Discussed at National Conference in Portland (July 29, 2004)
Washington Utility Offers Line Extensions or Solar Electricity for Off-Gridders (June 30, 2004)
CO2 Emissions Mitigation for Power Plants Endorsed by Washington Legislature; Solar Bills Eclipsed (March 31, 2004)

2003
News Bytes: Washington Green Power Programs Grow; So Does State's Solar Electric Capacity (Dec. 18, 2003)
News Bytes: Alcoa Funds Solar, BPA Residential Loan Program Grows, Energy Trust Launches Solar/Natural Gas Programs, and More (Aug. 28, 2003)
News Bytes: Washington Energy Code Change, Oregon's Biggest Grid-Tied PV System Installed, and More (Jan. 30, 2003)
Washington Plant Produces Solar-Grade Silicon for Growing PV Industry (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
Here Comes The Sun: A Special Section on Solar Energy (Dec. 20, 2002) Seattle's First Residential Net-Metered PV System Hooks to City Grid with Relative Ease (Aug. 29, 2002)
Oregon's Capitol Building Gets Power from The Sun (May 31, 2002)

2001
Two Solar-Electric Projects Win BEF Grant Funding (April 30, 2001)
Abandoned Nuclear Plant Site Will Host Northwest's Largest Solar-Electric Power Plant (April 30, 2001)
Solar Workshop Explores History, Applications, Programs, Issues for Sun Power (March 29, 2001)
Fifteen Schools Will Light Up from Sun in Regional Solar-Electric Project (March 29, 2001)

2000
Solar PV Panels Installed at Portland High School Through PGE Solar for Schools Program (Aug. 31, 2000)
Ashland Solar Electric Project Combines Education, Green Power (Aug. 31, 2000)
Policies, Funding, Awareness Seen as Important for Solar Energy Development (July 25, 2000) New 2-KW Solar PV System Debuts in Not-So-Sunny Seattle (May 30, 2000)
Three Solar Projects Awarded Funding from Bonneville Environmental Foundation (May 30, 2000)
BPA Announces Two Solar Energy Initiatives (April 25, 2000)
Montana Solar Schools Project Blends Hardware and Curriculum (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
New Utility Cooperative Offers Solar System Price Discounts, Education, Training (Nov. 30, 1999)
California Solar Thermal Project Educates Two Northwest Utilities (Sept. 30, 1999)
Ashland Solar Project Wins First BEF Renewable Energy Grant (July 30, 1999)
Portland General Explores Grid-Connected Solar PV (July 30, 1999)
University of Oregon, Washington State University Win U.S. DOE Photovoltaic Research Awards (April 30, 1999)

1998
New Mexico Solar Project, with Washington Connection, Less Bright (Dec. 22, 1998)
Washington Solar PV Program Receives $150,000 in DOE Funding (Aug. 28, 1998)
Washington Firm Anticipates Big Role in Big Solar-Power Plant (May 29, 1998)

1997
OOE Receives $10,000 Grant to Develop, Promote Solar PV Systems (May 23, 1997)

1996
Solar PV Contract for California Island Awarded to Idaho Power Subsidiary (Dec. 19, 1996)
Portland-Area Home Shows Power of The Sun (Dec. 19, 1996)
EWEB Offers Solar Services for Sale (Oct. 24, 1996)
Central Oregon PV System Produces Reliable, Expensive Power (Sept. 27, 1996)
Oregon Lab Director Wins National Solar Award (May 1996)
Idaho Mountain Town Embraces Solar Photovoltaic Power (May 1996)
Idaho Power Takes Solar Expertise To Indonesia (April 1996)


Renewable Energy: Wave Power

2004
Ocean Wave Energy Demonstration in Planning for Northwest Coast (July 29, 2004)

2002
Two Wave Energy Demonstration Ventures Planned in Greater Pacific Northwest (June 28, 2002)


Renewable Energy: Wind

2004
Recent Wind Project Development Announcements Could Lead to Big Increase in Northwest Wind Capacity in 2005 (Dec. 22, 2004)
Idaho Power Proposes Big Boost in DSM Rate Surcharge, Programs; Issues Draft Wind RFP (Dec. 22, 2004)
Idaho PUC Approves Power Sales Agreement for Gem State's Potentially First Utility-Scale Wind Project (Nov. 30, 2004)
Proposed 180-MW-Capacity Wind Farm in Central Washington Nears Permitting Decision (Nov. 30, 2004)
Huge Proposed Vancouver Island Wind Project Could Deliver Power to U.S. Pacific Northwest
Proposed 300-KW-Capacity Community Wind Project in Washington Would Benefit Low-Income People (Oct. 29, 2004)
Wind PTC Extension Will Spur Development, Mostly for Well Advanced Projects (Oct. 29, 2004)
Proposed 10.5-MW Project May Deliver Idaho's First Utility-Scale Wind Power (Sept. 29, 2004)
Puget Sound Energy Intends to Own Proposed Central Washington Wind Farm (Sept. 29, 2004)
NorthWestern Solicits Wind Energy--Once Again (July 29, 2004)
Another Proposed Central Washington Wind Farm Faces Less Contentious Permitting Process (Aug. 31, 2004)
Controversial Central Washington Wind Project Inching Nearer to Permitting Decision (Aug. 31, 2004)
Montana Wind Power Purchase Negotiations Collapse (June 30, 2004)
Puget Short-lists 450 MW of Proposed Wind Capacity in Quest for New Resources (June 30, 2004)
Idaho Power Gets IPUC Nod for Montana Wind Energy Purchase (May 28, 2004)
Avista Utilities Buys 10 aMW of Stateline Wind from PPM Energy (April 29, 2004)
Proposed 9-MW-Capacity Montana Wind Farm Would Deliver Power to Idaho (March 31, 2004)
Dramatic Advances Mark Regional Wind Power; Future Offers Promise and Challenges (March 31, 2004)
Visual Effects of Proposed Central Washington Wind Farm Could be Lessened, Draft EIS Says (Feb. 27, 2004)
Developer Wants State to Pre-empt Local Approvals for Proposed Central Washington Wind Farm (Feb. 27, 2004)
Potential Ground Vibration Impacts Scuttle Proposed Washington Mega-Wind Farm (Feb. 27, 2004)
Expanded Renewables, Conservation Outlined in NorthWestern Energy's Default Supply Resource Plan (Feb. 27, 2004)
Visual Effects Identified as Most Notable Impact of Proposed Central Washington Wind Farm (Jan. 30, 2004)

2003
PPM Energy's Barrett Stambler Flying High with Wind Energy (Dec. 18, 2003)
Wind Power Avoids Fuel Costs, but Intermittency Affects Its Price (Nov. 26, 2003)
Stateline Wind Project Bird Deaths Estimated at 1.7 Birds Per Turbine Annually, Report Shows (Sept. 29, 2003)
91.8-MW-Capacity Wind Farm Planned for Northeastern Oregon (Sept. 29,. 2003)
Puget Sound Energy Plans 150-MW Wind Power Solicitation (Sept. 29, 2003)
NorthWestern Bankruptcy Won't Directly Affect Montana Conservation/Renewables Programs; Wind Energy Purchase Remains Problematic (Sept. 29, 2003)
Maiden Wind Farm Proposal Generates Dispute over Ground Vibrations (Aug. 28, 2003)
Avista Utilities Issues RFP for Energy from 50 MW of Wind Capacity (Aug. 28, 2003)
Prototype Failures Hurt Washington Company's Effort to Create Innovative Wind Turbines (July 16, 2003)
Third Major Wind Farm Proposed for Central Washington (July 16, 2003)
New 41-MW-Capacity Oregon Wind Farm Represents a First for PacifiCorp, Energy Trust (July 16, 2003)
Emerald PUD Solicits Wind Power (June 26, 2003)
Stateline Wind Energy Center Gets Oregon Approval for 184-MW-Capacity Expansion (June 26, 2003)
PacifiCorp, Energy Trust, Eurus Sign Agreement for Oregon Wind Project (June 26, 2003)
100-MW-Capacity Wind Project Approaching Construction in Northeastern Oregon (June 26, 2003)
Avista Takes First Look at Wind as Potential Future Energy Resource (May 29, 2003)
Column on Proposed Central Washington Wind Projects Generates Reader Responses (April 29, 2003)
Energy Northwest Expands Nine Canyon Wind Project, Pursues New Biomass Technology Venture (April 29, 2003)
Puget Signs Wind Energy Deal, Files Draft Least-Cost Plan with Expanded Renewables, Conservation (April 29, 2003)
Central Washington Wind Farm Debate Generates Ambiguities (March 27, 2003)
Wind Developer Appeals Montana PSC Ruling on Power Purchase Price (Feb. 27, 2003)
NorthWestern Energy Issues Another Wind Power RFP (Jan. 30, 2003)
Klondike Wind Project Sold to PPM Energy (Jan. 30, 2003)
Two Developers Propose Central Washington Wind Projects Totaling 362 MW Capacity (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
FPL Energy Seeks Oregon Approval to Expand Stateline Wind Farm to 484 MW Capacity (Dec. 20, 2002) Proposed Northwest Wind Turbine Plant Officially 'On Hold,' Vestas Announces (Dec. 20, 2002)
NorthWestern Energy Announces Wind RFP and Wind, Conservation Assessments (Nov. 26, 2002)
Wind Developer Seeks to Force Montana Utility to Buy Wind Power (Oct. 29, 2002)
Planned Northwest Wind-Turbine Plant Spinning with Uncertainties (Sept. 26, 2002)
BPA Exempts Wind Power from Energy Imbalance Charge (Aug. 29, 2002)
Idaho's First Large-Scale Wind Project Announced by Boise Company (Aug. 29, 2002)
NorthWestern Energy Cancels 150-MW Montana Wind-Power Purchase Contract (Aug. 29, 2002)
Stateline Tour Leads to Thoughts on Green Power, Capital, Resources and More (July 18, 2002)
Energy Trust Seeks 25 MW to 100 MW of New Oregon Wind Energy Capacity (July 18, 2002)
BPA Agrees to Buy Power from 24-MW Oregon Wind Project (June 28, 2002)
Stateline Could Expand to 500 MW; BPA Wind Solicitation Slows (June 28, 2002)
Regional Wind Power Thrives, Challenges Remain, Conference Speakers Report (June 28, 2002)
EWEB, PacifiCorp Power Marketing Announce 25-MW, 25-Year Wind Deal (May 31, 2002)
Major Wind Farm Proposed for Central Washington's Kittitas Valley (May 31, 2002)
New Maps Precisely Detail Northwest Wind Resources (April 30, 2002)
High Costs Lead BPA to Withdraw from Proposed Montana Wind Project (April 30, 2002)
Vestas Plans Major Wind-Turbine Manufacturing Plant In Portland (April 30, 2002)
Hundreds of New Northwest Megawatts Blowing in The Wind (Jan. 31, 2002)
Northwest Wind Energy Grows Fourfold in 2001, But Momentum Slowing (Jan. 31, 2002)

2001
Montana Power Announces 150-MW Wind Power Purchase, But Dispute Arises (Dec. 20, 2001)
BPA, SeaWest Announce Power Purchase Pact For Oregon's Condon Wind Energy Project (Nov. 21, 2001)
Seattle City Light Agrees to Big Purchase of Stateline Wind Power (Sept. 28, 2001)
Improved Wind Forecasting Sought as Costly Imbalance Charges Loom for Wind Power (Aug. 30, 2001)
BPA Selects Seven Wind Proposals for Potential Power Purchases (June 28, 2001
New Organization Pursues Cooperative Approach for Rural Wind Energy (May 30, 2001)
BPA Plans Power Purchases from Planned Washington, Montana Wind-Energy Projects (May 30, 2001)
BPA Wind Power Solicitation Brings in 2,600-Plus MW of Proposed Capacity (April 30, 2001)
BPA Seeks 1,000 MW of Wind Power Output (Feb. 28, 2001)
Rural Communities Can Gain Big Economic Benefits from Wind Energy, New Report Touts (Jan. 30, 2001)
Stateline Wind Project Carries Many Distinctions for Northwest Renewables (Jan. 30, 2001)
PacifiCorp Agrees to Buy Output from 300-MW-Capacity Stateline Wind Project (Jan. 30, 2001)

2000
Foote Creek IV Wind Project Begins Commercial Operation (Nov. 30, 2000) Stateline Wind Project Gets Planning Commission Approval; Construction to Begin in January on 250-300 MW Facility (Nov. 30, 2000)
CH2M HILL Supports Wind Power Through BEF Purchase (Sept. 29, 2000)
SeaWest, Blackfeet Sign Development Deal for Landmark Montana Wind-Energy Facility (Sept. 29, 2000)
Wind Energy Poised for Big Contribution to Northwest Power System (Sept. 29, 2000)
New, Larger Wind Energy Facility Proposed Near Oregon's Vansycle Ridge Project (June 27, 2000)
SeaWest Plans 24.6-MW Wind Project in Oregon; Several Hundred Megawatts More Could Follow (June 27, 2000)
Customer Interest in Green Power Spurs New Wind-Energy Development (May 30, 2000)
Montana Tribe Considers 15-Megawatt Wind Project on Reservation Land (March 28, 2000)
Energy Northwest Investigates Wind-Energy Project Near Washington's Tri-Cities (March 28, 2000)

1999
PacifiCorp Spins Out New Wind Energy Project in California (Aug. 31, 1999)
Seattle-Area Wind Developer Eyes California Market (April 30, 1999)
Wyoming Wind Energy Project Begins Commercial Operation (April 30, 1999)

1998
Landmark Vansycle Ridge Wind Farm Spins Out Renewable Electrons (Dec. 22, 1998)
Oregon Wind-Energy Project Goes On-Line (Nov. 25, 1998)
CARES Wind-Energy Project Blowing Away (Oct. 30, 1998)
EWEB Plans to Offer Wyoming Wind Power to Retail Customers (Sept. 29, 1998)
Wyoming Wind Energy Project Could Begin Commercial Operation by Year's End (Sept. 29, 1998)
Summer Daydreaming on Sustainable Energy (July 31, 1998)
Vansycle Ridge Wind-Energy Project Under Construction in Northeastern Oregon (July 31, 1998)
Three People Honored by Renewable Northwest Project for Role in Wyoming Wind Project (March 31, 1998)

1997
Wyoming Wind Energy Project Now Under Construction (Oct. 31, 1997)
Washington State Firm Wins Big DOE Wind Turbine Development Contract (July 25, 1997)
Northwest Utilities Set to Lasso Wyoming Wind Power (July 25, 1997)

1996
PGE, Zond Breathe Life into Northwest Wind Energy (Dec. 19, 1996)


RENEWABLE NORTHWEST PROJECT

2003
Retail Green Power Continues Growth in Northwest, RNP Report Finds, But Market Share Remains Small (Aug. 28, 2003)

2002
Northwest Green Power Sales More Than Triple in Past Year, RNP Reports (Sept. 26, 2002)

2001
Northwest Retail Green Power Programs Double Sales, Participants Since 2000, RNP Finds (Sept. 28, 2001)
Northwest Utilities, Governments, Businesses, Non-Profits Show Clean Energy Leadership, Report Says (Sept. 28, 2001)

2000
More than Two Million Northwest Customers Can Buy Green Power, RNP Report Finds (Sept. 29, 2000)

1998
Renewable Northwest Project Lists "The Top Ten Things You Can Do For Energy Security" (Oct. 30, 1998)


RESIDENTIAL

2004
Idaho Energy Consultant Creates His Own Green Home (March 31, 2004)

2003
PGE Study Finds Customers Accept Water Heating Remote Load Controlling More Than Space Heating (Nov. 26, 2003)
Alliance Adopts Unified Strategy for Residential Market Transformation, Starting with New Construction (Aug. 28, 2003)
BPA Initiates Third-Party Loan Program for Residential Energy-Saving Measures (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
Zero Energy Manufactured Home Installed in Idaho (Nov. 26, 2002)
Farm Worker Housing Project Demonstrates Resource-Efficient, Durable Building Measures (Sept. 26, 2002)

2001
Energy-Efficient Mortgages Offered through Oregon Sustainability Solutions Alliance (Dec. 20, 2001)
SWEEP Demonstrates Significant Water, Energy Savings from Resource-Efficient Products (Sept. 28, 2001)
Geothermal Heat Pump System Improves Native-American Housing Facility Near Seattle (Jan. 30, 2001)

2000
Manufacturers, Efficiency Advocates Agree on Proposed Higher Federal Efficiency Standards for Clothes Washers (June 27, 2000)
Puget Tests High-Tech Residential Heating System Adjustments (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
Duct-Sealing Technology Tested in Washington Homes (Dec. 21, 1999)
Efficient Residential Appliances Could Help Solve Cities' Water Woes (Nov. 30, 1999)
PGE Officially Launches Earth Smart Efficient Residential Building Program (Oct. 28, 1999)
BPA's NeXt House Showcases Residential Energy Efficiency (Aug. 31, 1999)
PGE Launches Another Earth Smart Program (June 29, 1999)
BPA Commits $6 Million-$8 Million for Low-Income Weatherization (May 28, 1999)
PGE Venture Tests Market for Efficient Refrigerators in Low-Income Housing (March 30, 1999)
Idaho Home Energy Rating System Aims to Improve Residential Efficiency (March 30, 1999)

1998
PGE Revises Low-Income Weatherization Pilot Program (June 25, 1998)
BPA Extends Low-Income Weatherization Contracts with Northwest States (June 25, 1998)
Grant County PUD Provides $25,000 for Home Weatherization Improvements (May 29, 1998)
WWP Launches Duct Pilot Program in Cooperation with Alliance (April 28, 1998)
Cascadia Offers Solution for Affordable, Efficient Housing (Jan. 28, 1998)
Oregon Enacts Income Tax Credits for Efficient Residential Appliances, Duct Systems (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
Super-Efficient Refrigerators Move Into Public Housing (Sept. 26, 1997)
Oregon Allows State Income Tax Credits for Energy-Efficient Appliances (Aug. 28, 1997)
UW Professor Shares Views on Sprawl, Architecture and Energy (April 25, 1997)
Snohomish PUD Reduces Scope of Residential Weatherization Contract with SESCO (April 25, 1997)
B.C. Utilities Testing Feasibility of Residential Geothermal Heat Pumps (Feb. 21, 1997)
PGE Considers Comparative Information for Customer Bills (Jan. 24, 1997)
Leaky Ducts: A Problem and An Opportunity (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
Substantial Needs Reported for Oregon Low-Income Weatherization (Dec. 19, 1996)
City Life Project Showcases Affordable, Efficient Urban Housing (June 1996)
Low-Income Weatherization Programs Have a Future (April 1996)
WSEO Study Details Conservation Costs in New Residential Construction (March 1996)
Weatherization Loans Find a Market in Clark County (March 1996)
Timber-Tech House Combines Resource and Energy Efficiency (January 1996)
Home Control Units, Time-of-Day Rates Test Residential Load Management for PGE (January 1996)


RESOURCE CONSERVATION MANAGER

1996
Resource Conservation Managers Expand Beyond Schools (August 1996)
Oregon RCM Program Saves Money, Resources (July 1996)


SALEM ELECTRIC

1996
Salem Electric Plans 'Green Power' Purchase from BPA (February 1996)


SAVE A WATT

2002
Save a Watt Regional Marketing Campaign Delivers Conservation Messages (Jan. 31, 2002)


SCHOOLS

2003
New Oregon High School Uses Daylighting, Natural Ventilation as Key Energy-Saving Strategies (May 29, 2003)

2002
Oregon Public Schools Get Efficiency Funding Help from Nike through New Use of Old Tax Law (July 18, 2002)

2001
Fifteen Schools Will Light Up from Sun in Regional Solar-Electric Project (March 29, 2001)

2000
New Suburban Seattle School Features Many Green Elements, Illustrates Green Building Challenges (Nov. 30, 2000)
Seattle Public Schools Save $1.3 Million in Utility Bills through Resource Conservation Project (Sept. 29, 2000)
Montana Solar Schools Project Blends Hardware and Curriculum (Jan. 26, 2000)

1999
Oregon College Improves Infrastructure, Saves Energy (Dec. 21, 1999)
Natural Light Linked to Improved Student Test Scores, Retail Sales (Sept. 30, 1999)
Sustainable School Design Benefits Educational Mission (July 30, 1999)
UW Lighting Retrofits Make a Visible Difference (July 30, 1999)


SCOTTISH POWER

1999
ScottishPower Makes Renewables Pledge for PacifiCorp Merger (March 30, 1999)


SEATTLE CITY LIGHT

2003
Seattle Mayor Trims City Light Conservation Program Funding by About 12 Percent (April 29, 2003)

2002
Seattle, BPA Agree on Two-Year, $26 Million, 18 aMW ConAug Deal (April 30, 2002)

2001
Seattle City Light Agrees to Big Purchase of Stateline Wind Power (Sept. 28, 2001)
Large Public-Power Utilities Push Conservation in Energy Crunch (Feb. 28, 2001)

2000
Seattle Public Schools Save $1.3 Million in Utility Bills through Resource Conservation Project (Sept. 29, 2000)
Energy Benchmarking Tool Coming from Puget Sound Utilities (Aug. 31, 2000)
Seattle City Light Seeks Up to 100 aMW of Renewable Resources (July 25, 2000)

1999
Seattle City Light Superintendent Talks Conservation (Nov. 30, 1999)
Seattle Plans New Renewables to Help Replace Coal-Fired Power (Oct. 28, 1999)
UW Lighting Retrofits Make a Visible Difference (July 30, 1999)
Seattle City Light's Conservation Web Site Wins National Award (Jan. 29, 1999)

1996
Seattle Neighborhood Project Saves Resources, Builds Relationships (Oct. 24, 1996)
Seattle City Light Puts Good Spin on Resource-Efficient Washing Machines (March 1996)


SEATTLE, CITY OF

2003
Proposed Seattle Initiative to Raise Electric Rates to Fund Local Renewables Falls Short (Sept. 29, 2003)
Proposed Seattle Initiative Would Raise City Light Residential Rates 1 Percent to Fund Small-Scale Renewables Production (July 16, 2003)
Seattle Mayor Trims City Light Conservation Program Funding by About 12 Percent (April 29, 2003)

2002
Seattle's First Residential Net-Metered PV System Hooks to City Grid with Relative Ease (Aug. 29, 2002)
High-Efficiency Seattle Commercial Energy Code Takes Effect after Collaborative Process (Feb. 27, 2002)

2001
Seattle Mulls Green Building Incentives, Requirements for Private-Sector Development (March 29, 2001)

2000
Seattle Honors 11 Organizations for Climate Wise Actions (Nov. 30, 2000)
Seattle Receives Conservation Eagle Award from Northwest Energy Coalition (Nov. 30, 2000)
Seattle Honors 27 Entities for Energy Conservation Achievements (Sept. 29, 2000)
EWEB, Seattle, Dave Ryan Win NWEC Awards (June 27, 2000)
New 2-KW Solar PV System Debuts in Not-So-Sunny Seattle (May 30, 2000)
Seattle Adopts Sustainable Building Policy for City-Owned Buildings (March 28, 2000)

1998
City of Seattle Adds Building Commissioning to Energy Code Requirements (Aug. 28, 1998)


Seawest Windpower

2001
BPA, SeaWest Announce Power Purchase Pact For Oregon's Condon Wind Energy Project (Nov. 21, 2001)

2000
SeaWest, Blackfeet Sign Development Deal for Landmark Montana Wind-Energy Facility (Sept. 29, 2000)


SESCO

1997
Snohomish PUD Reduces Scope of Residential Weatherization Contract with SESCO (April 25, 1997)


SIEMENS SOLAR

1999
Crystal-Growing Project Yields Big Energy Savings, Uncertain Market Transformation (June 29, 1999)

1998
Alliance, Siemens Solar Join Forces for Silicon Crystal Efficiency (April 28, 1998)


SNOHOMISH COUNTY PUD

2004
Puget Sound Green Power Marketing Campaign Contributes to Big Increase in Utility Program Participation (Nov. 30, 2004)
2001
BFGoodrich Facility to Save $450,000 in Annual Energy Bills through Partnership Project (Oct. 23, 2001)
Conservation Stories Emerge from Northwest Public-Power Utilities (Oct. 23, 2001)
Large Public-Power Utilities Push Conservation in Energy Crunch (Feb. 28, 2001)
Geothermal Heat Pump System Improves Native-American Housing Facility Near Seattle (Jan. 30, 2001)

2000
Energy Benchmarking Tool Coming from Puget Sound Utilities (Aug. 31, 2000)
Snohomish PUD Commissioners Endorse Renewables, Conservation in Future Power Supply (April 25, 2000)

1999
Snohomish County PUD Plans Compact Fluorescent Giveaways to Low-Income Households (Dec. 21, 1999)
Snohomish PUD Doubles Landfill-Gas Energy Purchase (April 30, 1999)

1998
Snohomish PUD Agrees to Buy Landfill-Gas Energy from Klickitat PUD (March 31, 1998)

1997
Snohomish PUD's New Business Lines--Including Energy Services--Raise Concerns (Dec. 31, 1997)
Snohomish PUD Reduces Scope of Residential Weatherization Contract with SESCO (April 25, 1997)

1996
Snohomish PUD Turns Down Wind-Energy Purchase, But Looks into Other Renewables Options (March 1996)


SOFTWARE

2002
New Energy Modeling Software Version Calculates Lifetime Savings from Initial Efficiency Investments (Oct. 29, 2002)
Energy-Saving Software Garners BPA C&RD Endorsement (Aug. 29, 2002)


SOLWEST RENEWABLE ENERGY FAIR

2001
SolWest Renewable Energy Fair, Clark Conservation, And More ... in News Bytes (Nov. 21, 2001)


SPRINGFIELD UTILITY BOARD

1997
Springfield Utility Board Accuses BPA of Excluding It from Termination Talks on Geothermal Project (June 27, 1997)


STATELINE CLEAN ENERGY CENTER

2004
Avista Utilities Buys 10 aMW of Stateline Wind from PPM Energy (April 29, 2004)

2002
Stateline Tour Leads to Thoughts on Green Power, Capital, Resources and More (July 18, 2002)
Stateline Could Expand to 500 MW; BPA Wind Solicitation Slows (June 28, 2002)


STATELINE WIND PROJECT

2003
Stateline Wind Project Bird Deaths Estimated at 1.7 Birds Per Turbine Annually, Report Shows (Sept. 29, 2003)
Stateline Wind Energy Center Gets Oregon Approval for 184-MW-Capacity Expansion (June 26, 2003)

2002
FPL Energy Seeks Oregon Approval to Expand Stateline Wind Farm to 484 MW Capacity (Dec. 20, 2002)
2001
Seattle City Light Agrees to Big Purchase of Stateline Wind Power (Sept. 28, 2001)
Stateline Wind Project Carries Many Distinctions for Northwest Renewables (Jan. 30, 2001)
PacifiCorp Agrees to Buy Output from 300-MW-Capacity Stateline Wind Project (Jan. 30, 2001)


STONE-CONSOLIDATED

1996
Tacoma-Area Paper Mill Harvests Huge Energy Savings, Better Pulp (Nov. 21, 1996)


SUSTAINABILITY

2002
Washington Governor Issues Environmental Sustainability Order for State Agencies (Oct. 29, 2002)
Washington Island Community Explores Energy Sustainability with Local Renewables (Oct. 29, 2002)


TACOMA POWER (FRMLY. TACOMA CITY LIGHT)

2004
Puget Sound Green Power Marketing Campaign Contributes to Big Increase in Utility Program Participation (Nov. 30, 2004)
2002
News Bytes: Tacoma Cuts C/I Incentives; PGE Green Power Sign-ups Double; Alliance Reports CFL Sales Bonanza; and More (April 30, 2002)

2001
Large Public-Power Utilities Push Conservation in Energy Crunch (Feb. 28, 2001)

2000
Energy Benchmarking Tool Coming from Puget Sound Utilities (Aug. 31, 2000)
Tacoma Power Launches Retail Green Power Program (May 30, 2000)

1998
Two New Landfill-Gas Energy Plants Open in Washington (Oct. 30, 1998)

1996
Tacoma-Area Paper Mill Harvests Huge Energy Savings, Better Pulp (Nov. 21, 1996)
Tacoma's Energy Future May Include Landfill Methane (January 1996)


TAX CREDITS

2004
Geothermal Power Now Eligible for Federal Production Tax Credit; Impacts Likely Felt Later, Not Sooner (Nov. 30, 2004)
1998
Oregon Enacts Income Tax Credits for Efficient Residential Appliances, Duct Systems (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
Oregon Allows State Income Tax Credits for Energy-Efficient Appliances (Aug. 28, 1997)


TECHNOLOGY

2004
Northwest Utilities Seek Voltage Sweet Spot for Energy Savings (June 30, 2004)
LEDs Shine in Niche Applications, But Still Dim in General Lighting Use (March 31, 2004)

2003
Northwest Technology Companies Target Utility Voltage Control (March 27, 2003)
Invest in Automated Meter Reading Technology, IPUC Tells Idaho Power (March 27, 2003)

2002
Energy Technology Showcase Conference: Problems, Economic Puzzles, Positive Action (Nov. 26, 2002)
Puget Abandons Time-of-Use Retail Pricing Pilot Program (Nov. 26, 2002)


TRANSMISSION

2002
BPA Plans Pilot Studies on Transmission Alternatives, Including Distributed Generation, Conservation (April 30, 2002)
Study Advises BPA Examine Non-Wires Alternatives to New Transmission (Feb. 27, 2002)


ULTIMATE COMFORT SYSTEMS

2002
Two Montana Hotels Earn Energy Star Label with New Comprehensive HVAC System (July 18, 2002)


UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

2002
Green Building Processes, Strategies Explored in Eugene Forum (July 18, 2002)


U.S. POSTAL SERVICE

1997
Water Power's Energy Solutions Changes Name, Signs Contract with U.S. Postal Service (April 25, 1997)


UTILITY SPOTLIGHT

2003
Puget's Expanded 2004-2005 Conservation Plan Seeks Nearly 40 aMW of Electric Savings (Nov. 26, 2003)

2000
PGE Squeaks Past 1999 Energy-Saving Target (Jan. 26, 2000)


VESTAS

2002
Proposed Northwest Wind Turbine Plant Officially 'On Hold,' Vestas Announces (Dec. 20, 2002)
Planned Northwest Wind-Turbine Plant Spinning with Uncertainties (Sept. 26, 2002)
Vestas Plans Major Wind-Turbine Manufacturing Plant In Portland (April 30, 2002)


WASHING MACHINES

1998
WashWise Program Ends Rebate, Changes Name, Focuses on Marketing (Sept. 29, 1998)

1997
Alliance Board Faces Basic Issues in Extending WashWise Program (Dec. 31, 1997)
Resource-Efficient Washing Machines Increasingly Popular in Northwest (Dec. 31, 1997)
Resource-Efficient Clothes Washers Make a Mark in Northwest Market (Aug. 28, 1997)

1996
Seattle City Light Puts Good Spin on Resource-Efficient Washing Machines (March 1996)


WASHINGTON

2004
Local CFL Recycling Program Starts in Oregon; Puget Sound Venture Launching in January (Dec. 22, 2004)
Outgoing Washington Governor Orders Green Building Standards and 10-Percent Energy Cut for Certain State Facilities (Nov. 30, 2004)
Renewables, Efficiency Benchmarks Fail in Washington Legislature (Feb. 27, 2004)
Visual Effects Identified as Most Notable Impact of Proposed Central Washington Wind Farm (Jan. 30, 2004)
Washington Efficiency/Renewables Widely Supported, but Proposed Policy Paths Diverge (Jan. 30, 2004)
Washington Legislators Consider Proposals for Expanded Renewables/Efficiency (Jan. 30, 2004)

2003
Wind, Energy Efficiency Promise Much Greater Economic Benefits than Gas-Fired Power, WashPIRG Reports (June 26, 2003)
Northwest States Receive Dís in National ĎReport Cardí on Renewables Commitments (May 29, 2003)
Northwest States Still among National Efficiency Leaders, Despite Big Spending Cuts in 1990s, ACEEE Study Finds (April 29, 2003)
Washington Could Meet Load Growth through 2015 with Renewables, Efficiency, Study Says (March 27, 2003)
Proposed Utility Conservation, Renewables Standards Fail in Washington Legislature (March 27, 2003)
Proposed Washington Energy Portfolio Standards Generate Spectrum of Opinions (Feb. 27, 2003)
Green Power Available to Most Washingtonians, But Initial Sign-ups Slow, Report Shows (Jan. 30, 2003)
Two Developers Propose Central Washington Wind Projects Totaling 362 MW Capacity (Jan. 30, 2003)

2002
Washington Governor Issues Environmental Sustainability Order for State Agencies (Oct. 29, 2002)

2001
Washington State Energy Code Revisions Promise Significant Energy Savings (Dec. 20, 2001)
Northwest State Legislators, Governors Approve Efficiency/Renewables-Related Bills (June 28, 2001)
Northwest State Governments Pursue Energy Savings in Power Crunch (March 29, 2001)

2000
Washington Gov. Locke Gives 11 Awards for Pollution Prevention by Businesses, Governments (Sept. 29, 2000)
Washington, Oregon Rank Among Top States in Utility Energy Efficiency Programs, ACEEE Study Finds (May 30, 2000)
Washington 3-Percent Public-Purposes Funding Bill Dies in Senate Committee (March 28, 2000)

1999
Energy Efficiency Helps Washington State Reduce Energy Intensity (March 30, 1999)
Utility Conservation Spending Declines 72 Percent in Washington (Jan. 29, 1999)

1998
Washington Launching Local Government ESPC Program (Nov. 25, 1998)
Washington Solar PV Program Receives $150,000 in DOE Funding (Aug. 28, 1998)
Washington Efficiency, Renewable Firms Comprise Nearly $1 Billion Industry (Aug. 28, 1998)
Washington Energy Legislation Affects Conservation, Renewables (April 28, 1998)
Washington Promotes Efficiency Projects in Schools, Local Governments (March 31, 1998)
Poll Finds Substantial Support Among Washingtonians for Utility Conservation (Feb. 26, 1998)
Skylight Efficiency Ratings Changed by Washington State Building Code Council (Jan. 28, 1998)
Washington Electric Industry Won't Be Restructured in 1998 (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
Washington Stakeholders Stake Positions on Public Purposes (Dec. 31, 1997)
Washington Restructuring--Including Public Purposes--Uncertain for 1998 (Dec. 31, 1997)
1994 Washington Non-Residential Code Surpasses Energy-Saving Expectations (Nov. 26, 1997)
Onsite Energy, State of Washington Reach Agreement on Energy-Efficiency Equipment, Services at State Facility (Aug. 28, 1997)
Washington Non-Residential Code Compliance Rises Slightly From 1990 to 1995 (Aug. 28, 1997)

1996
Washington Energy Efficiency Increases Statewide Since 1970 (August 1996)
Conservation's Role Looks Promising in Washington, Montana (January 1996)


WASHINGTON STATE ENERGY CODE
2003 News Bytes: Washington Energy Code Change, Oregon's Biggest Grid-Tied PV System Installed, and More (Jan. 30, 2003)


WASHINGTON STATE ENERGY OFFICE

1996
WSEO Closes June 30, but Many Services Will Still be Available (May 1996)
WSEO Study Details Conservation Costs in New Residential Construction (March 1996)


WASHINGTON UTILITIES & TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION

2000
WUTC Approves PacifiCorp Proposal for Washington System Benefits Charge (Oct. 31, 2000)


WASHINGTON WATER POWER

1998
WWP Subsidiary Develops New Fuel Cell Technology (Nov. 25, 1998)
Two New Landfill-Gas Energy Plants Open in Washington (Oct. 30, 1998)
Water Power Offers $20 Rebates for Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Exit Signs (Sept. 29, 1998)
Washington Water Power Seeks Indefinite Extension for DSM Distribution Charge (Sept. 29, 1998)
Water Power, Earth Power Agree on Geothermal Energy Purchase (April 28, 1998)
WWP Launches Duct Pilot Program in Cooperation with Alliance (April 28, 1998)
IPUC Settles Spat Between Water Power and Geothermal Developer (Jan. 28, 1998)

1997
WWP Leasing Program for Public Entities Receives Approval from Washington, Idaho Regulators (Oct. 31, 1997)
IPUC to Hear Geothermal Developer Complaint Against Washington Water Power (Sept. 26, 1997)
Water Power's Energy Solutions Changes Name, Signs Contract with U.S. Postal Service (April 25, 1997)
Washington Water Power's DSM Surcharge Extended; 20 Percent Earmarked for NEEA (Jan. 24, 1997)

1996
Spokane Pump Replacement Project Expected to Save 2.6 Million KWh (Nov. 21, 1996)
Water Power's DSM Distribution Charge Earns Rave Reviews (Sept. 27, 1996)
Water Power Unveils 'Energy Solutions' Subsidiary for Retail Customers (May 1996)


WATER CONSERVATION

2001
SWEEP Demonstrates Significant Water, Energy Savings from Resource-Efficient Products (Sept. 28, 2001)

1999
Efficient Residential Appliances Could Help Solve Cities' Water Woes (Nov. 30, 1999)


WESTERN S.U.N. COOPERATIVE

2001
Abandoned Nuclear Plant Site Will Host Northwest's Largest Solar-Electric Power Plant (April 30, 2001)
Fifteen Schools Will Light Up from Sun in Regional Solar-Electric Project (March 29, 2001)

1999
New Utility Cooperative Offers Solar System Price Discounts, Education, Training (Nov. 30, 1999)


WIND TURBINE COMPANY, THE

2003
Prototype Failures Hurt Washington Company's Effort to Create Innovative Wind Turbines (July 16, 2003)

1999
Seattle-Area Wind Developer Eyes California Market (April 30, 1999)

1997
Washington State Firm Wins Big DOE Wind Turbine Development Contract (July 25, 1997)


WINDLAND

2002
Idaho's First Large-Scale Wind Project Announced by Boise Company (Aug. 29, 2002)


WINDOWS

1999
Alliance Venture Promotes Many Benefits of Energy-Efficient Windows (June 29, 1999)


XANTREX TECHNOLOGY

2001
100-Percent New Renewable Electricity (April 30, 2001)


ZILKHA RENEWABLE ENERGY

2004
Washington State Review Postponed for Controversial Proposed Kittitas Valley Wind Farm (Sept. 29, 2004)
Puget Sound Energy Intends to Own Proposed Central Washington Wind Farm (Sept. 29, 2004)


ZOND DEVELOPMENT CORP.

1996
PGE, Zond Breathe Life into Northwest Wind Energy (Dec. 19, 1996)


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ls Will Light Up from Sun in Regional Solar-Electric Project (March 29, 2001)

1999
New Utility Cooperative Offers Solar System Price Discounts, Education, Training (Nov. 30, 1999)


WIND TURBINE COMPANY, THE

2003
Prototype Failures Hurt Washington Company's Effort to Create Innovative Wind Turbines (July 16, 2003)

1999
Seattle-Area Wind Developer Eyes California Market (April 30, 1999)

1997
Washington State Firm Wins Big DOE Wind Turbine Development Contract (July 25, 1997)


WINDLAND

2002
Idaho's First Large-Scale Wind Project Announced by Boise Company (Aug. 29, 2002)


WINDOWS

1999
Alliance Venture Promotes Many Benefits of Energy-Efficient Windows (June 29, 1999)


XANTREX TECHNOLOGY

2001
100-Percent New Renewable Electricity (April 30, 2001)


ZILKHA RENEWABLE ENERGY

2004
Washington State Review Postponed for Controversial Proposed Kittitas Valley Wind Farm (Sept. 29, 2004)
Puget Sound Energy Intends to Own Proposed Central Washington Wind Farm (Sept. 29, 2004)


ZOND DEVELOPMENT CORP.

1996
PGE, Zond Breathe Life into Northwest Wind Energy (Dec. 19, 1996)


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