Acknowledging that the COVID-19 pandemic has altered working environments, BPA has proposed adjusting the schedule of future workshops on the 2022 power and transmission rate cases, and on Phase III issues of the agency's potential entry into the Western EIM. Read More

The Oregon PUC will conduct a renewable natural gas rulemaking hearing on April 28, by teleconference. The rules were mandated by passage in 2019 of Senate Bill 98, which directs OPUC to adopt programs with caps on the total amount paid for RNG to protect both utilities and customers from ex… Read More

In the second of a series of podcast interviews featuring Pacific Northwest utility leaders discussing the coronavirus pandemic, Puget Sound Energy President/CEO Mary Kipp talks about her utility's early approach; the utility's ongoing operational work and social-distancing adaptations; load… Read More

California energy demand and prices edged up this week after falling in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, reversing the trend and demonstrating that the only constant in the current market is change. Also worth noting, the demand peak shifted back to Monday this week, after previously… Read More

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The California State Water Resources Control Board issued a final water quality certification and final environmental impact report, which are vital to the Klamath River Renewal Corporation’s request for a license transfer and surrender approval from FERC [P-2082, P-14803]. Read More

The Federal Reserve on April 9 announced $2.3 trillion in credit support for the pandemic-stressed economy, including loans for state and local governments. Meanwhile, FERC and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners asked the Fed to expand purchases of short-term debt t… Read More