Talen Energy and Pattern Energy announced April 13 they had formed the PT Energy Transitions joint venture to pursue approximately 1.4 GW of utility scale renewable energy projects over the next five years. The partnership's initial portfolio will include a "hybrid solar and wind facility in… Read More

This is Clearing Up No. 2000, representing nearly 39 years of continuous chronicling of the Northwest electric and natural gas sectors. The numbers are impressive, but the main story of this milestone is more about evolution, people and community. Read More

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

With the focus on identifying and protecting cold-water habitat that will become too warm for fish in the summer under climate change, scientists at Oregon State University and NOAA Fisheries worry a significant portion of vital warmer habitat also needing protection is being ignored. Read More

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously adopted a policy on April 9 updating the state's hatchery policy that allows for more hatchery production to help feed endangered southern resident killer whales and sets the groundwork to begin work with Native American tribes on a joi… Read More

President Joe Biden said April 12 he is willing to negotiate the scope and funding of infrastructure legislation, just before he met with a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers at the White House. Meanwhile, industry and environmental groups sent the Environmental Protection Agency five petiti… Read More