Operators at Columbia Generating Station reconnected the nuclear power plant to the Northwest power grid on June 18 at 12:25 a.m. following completion of its 25th refueling. The operation took nearly 43 days, a bit over the 40-day target for the task. The biennial refueling swapped out about… Read More

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BPA on June 21 implemented its first-ever public-safety power shut-off (PSPS) under a new policy adopted earlier this month, targeting a south-central Oregon line segment in response to forecasted strong thunderstorms and high winds, the agency told Clearing Up. Read More

President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of 10 senators reached agreement June 24 on the outlines of an infrastructure package that includes $73 billion for grid upgrades and $7.5 billion for electric vehicle charging stations. Meanwhile, the House on June 25 passed a resolution throwing o… Read More