Alejandro de Hoz will replace Laura Beane as president and CEO of Portland-based Avangrid Renewables after Beane "decided to leave the company," Avangrid said Oct. 22. De Hoz is currently VP of offshore wind, and parent company Avangrid cited his "experience in both onshore and offshore rene… Read More

The proposal from two Northwest tribes to remove three main-stem Columbia River dams launches a much more contentious, consequential and public confrontation in a long-running argument over this region's energy future. No one is getting out of this untouched. Read More

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A transmission line owned by Pacific Gas & Electric has been identified as a possible cause of a ­devastating wildfire in Sonoma County that broke out Oct. 23, despite the utility conducting a public-safety power ­shut-off at the time—the latest complication in the state's effort to prot… Read More

A federal appeals court on Oct. 25 rejected California’s challenge of the Environmental Protection Agency’s first step toward revising tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions standards. Meanwhile, the Justice Department on Oct. 23 sued California and top state officials, alleging that the state's … Read More