Turlock Irrigation District and members of the ­Balancing Authority of Northern California (BANC), which includes the Western Area Power Administration’s Sierra Nevada Region, began participating in the California ISO’s ­Western EIM on March 25, one week ahead of schedule. Read More

The Public Power Council is asking a federal judge to consolidate its lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with another lawsuit against the agency brought by environmental groups in 2018 that is currently in the remedy phase. Read More

Geotechnical instability under the right bank of the Site C hydroelectric project and ongoing challenges due to COVID-19 outbreaks among its 4,000-plus workforce are causing additional challenges for BC Hydro, the crown corporation said in its fifth annual public progress report filed March … Read More

Seattle recently extended several COVID-19 pandemic relief measures, including an eviction moratorium and an expanded power bill assistance program, through June 30, 2021. Through the bill assistance program, customers can cut their Seattle City Light bills by 60 percent. Read More

The mid-February power outages in Texas amid bitter cold temperatures wreaked an immense human, financial and institutional toll. This first of a three-part series looks at what happened in the Lone Star State, and begins to explore what if any takeaways this historic and tragic event poses … Read More

5th Annual Pacific Northwest Wholesale Power Markets Conference

June 17-18, 9 a.m.-Noon Each Day

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For your convenience, NewsData has compiled a list of the acronyms we utilize throughout the Clearing Up Publication. Read more

U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) raised a few eyebrows on March 22 when he told the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) that the cost of maintaining the four lower Snake River dams is substantial and mentioned one Seattle study that concluded the cost of maintaining the dams is not wor… Read More