Officers were elected on Aug. 25 to the Energy Northwest executive board. Will Purser (Clallam County PUD) was elected to serve as board chair; John Saven (governor appointee) will serve as vice chair; Linda Gott (Mason County PUD No. 3) will continue to serve as board secretary; and Jim Mos… Read More

Clearing Up sat down with Rebecca O’Neil, head of the renewable energy team of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, to talk about how the electric power industry can better use energy ­storage. The technology is here to improve grid ­resiliency and reliability and to address energy inequit… Read More

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Plans to install fish passage facilities at three hydroelectric projects on the Lewis River in southwestern Washington could be back on track after initially being tabled by federal agencies that had favored a proposal by PacifiCorp to consider habitat improvements in the upper watershed. Read More

California is not the only part of the West Coast suffering from high heat and dry conditions. While a multiyear drought prompted the state to ask for decreasing water consumption by at least 15 percent as farmers abandoned their crops and wildfires gobbled up hundreds of thousands of acres,… Read More

Congressional Democrats will spend the next several weeks putting together legislation to put meat on the bones of the $3.5 trillion budget resolution the House narrowly approved Aug. 24 to boost spending on climate and other Biden administration priorities. Meanwhile, the Department of Ener… Read More