A fast-moving wildfire threatening the power supply to Dworshak Dam prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop alternative plans to prevent water in the Lower Granite Dam fish trap from getting too warm in the event of a power outage. The alternative plans involved spilling extra c… Read More

The Northwest Public Power Association is awarding Oregon Rep. Greg Walden the Homer T. Bone Award, recognizing Walden's "strong support over many years on a wide variety of issues important to consumer-owned electric utilities," said NWPPA Executive Director Scott Corwin in a statement. Und… Read More

While some say the August blackouts in California were due to problems stemming from the state's renewable energy policies, one theory attributes it to insufficient planning-reserve margin and overvaluing some resources for reliability, coupled with inadequate capacity on the system. Another… Read More

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The proposed Jordan Cove natural gas liquefaction and export terminal is among more than two dozen energy-related projects and federal management plans targeted for accelerated environmental review in an Interior Department list made public Sept. 2. Meanwhile, the Environmental Protection Ag… Read More