Portland General Electric has taken another bite out of its pending capacity deficit by signing a power purchase agreement with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs (CTWS) for their share of the output from the 500 MW Pelton Round Butte hydroelectric project on the Deschutes River. Read More

Flames from the Red Apple Fire in central Washington reached a Chelan County PUD switchyard outside Monitor, Wash., on July 13. Power went out for about 30 minutes after a junction box melted from the heat. The rest of the switchyard equipment was not seriously damaged. Two PUD transmission … Read More

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President Joe Biden's nominee to direct the Bureau of Land Management, Tracy Stone-Manning, faces what is likely to be a narrow confirmation vote after a July 22 tie vote at a contentious session of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Meanwhile, bipartisan talks on infrastruct… Read More