The Oregon Department of Energy has recommended approving Avangrid’s request to add a solar array and battery storage—both provisionally sized at 100 MW—to its planned 404 MW Montague wind project, to be sited in Gilliam County, Ore., about 1.5 miles south of Arlington. Read More

There was “some price volatility” associated with a series of Southern California earthquakes and aftershocks that occurred over the Fourth of July weekend, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said, but Southern California gas transmission and distribution systems were largely unaffected. Read More

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Led by NOAA Fisheries, a group of stakeholders released their final report outlining a plan for ­recovery of all Columbia Basin salmon and steelhead, which includes provisional numbers needed to recover 24 stocks of Columbia Basin salmon and steelhead to “healthy and harvestable” levels. Read More

Environmental mitigation measures recommended by FERC staff for the proposed Jordan Cove ­liquefied ­natural gas terminal are insufficiently detailed and ­unenforceable, Oregon state agencies said in ­comments filed with FERC on a draft environmental impact statement. Read More