Using new methods to estimate run size, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife predicts about 7.5 million pounds of eulachon will return to the Columbia River this year, significantly better than last year's run of about 4.2 million pounds and far better than the dismal 2017 and 2018 runs. Read More

California's Siskiyou County Water Users Association has asked FERC to act on a 2017 motion to dismiss the Klamath River dams' license transfer application filed by PacifiCorp and Klamath River Renewal Corporation [P-2082, P-14803] because Congress has not consented to it. Read More

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public comment on a draft Finding of No Significant Impact for The Dalles and John Day Mitigation Program Limited Reevaluation Report and Environmental Assessment. The mitigation program produces and releases hatchery fall Chinook. After completi… Read More

Useful, usable price-comparison data for electric utility service has long been hard to get. A proposal to expand and enhance a national database of electricity rates promises to change that, and if it does it will open up a lot of discussions between utilities and their residential and busi… Read More

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Come to GridFWD 2020, a virtual event on grid modernization with dozens of sessions scheduled from Oct 6 to Oct 15. Participate in Interactive group sessions led by energy industry leaders across three themes: Resilient Systems, Adaptable Models, Empowered People. Sit in on live podcast reco… Read more

Join NWHA and NHA for a virtual workshop that focuses on a cross-section of topics relevant to the the hydropower industry in the Northwest. Topics this fall include national and regional hot topics, legislative updates, tools to communicate around hydropower and energy imbalance markets upd… Read more

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FERC will be open to requests for deadline extensions and delays in compliance requirements from utilities and system operators impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, agency Chairman Neil Chatterjee said at a March 19 press conference. Meanwhile, energy groups asked Congress to ensure priorit… Read More