Wild Fish Conservancy is asking a federal judge to find that the National Marine Fisheries Service issued an inadequate BiOp in 2019 for southeast Alaska commercial Chinook fishing, and wants the judge to prevent the agency from increasing hatchery production until it studies the impacts of … Read More

The season finale of Public Power Underground, an infotainment show focusing on Northwest public-power-relevant issues, is now available. It features a special guest of honor, Susan Ackerman, who is retiring as chief energy officer of Eugene Water and Electric Board. Check it out on YouTube,… Read More

Batteries have become an increasingly common part of new power generation projects, particularly for solar and wind, if interconnection request queues are any guide. While this surge of hybrid project proposals could indicate a paradigm shift in how new resources are handled by balancing aut… Read More

The 2021-2022 outlook for regional power markets and systems is the focus of the 5th Annual Pacific Northwest Wholesale Power Markets Conference coming June 17-18, virtually, co-presented by CJB Energy Economics and NewsData. Leading energy officials from the Northwest and California will sh… Read More

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

The maximum level of PCBs found in the tissues of resident fish near the Columbia River's Bradford Island are nine times greater than maximum levels in fish living in New York's Hudson River at a site where the toxic chemical was manufactured, according to a recent comparison made by a scien… Read More

Nine former FERC members on June 2 called on the agency to expand organized wholesale power markets to all regions of the U.S. Meanwhile, the Interior Department suspended oil and gas leasing activity on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain. FERC technical conference spotlights … Read More