Lewis Pitt, director of government affairs and planning for the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation, was confirmed by the Oregon Senate on Nov. 15 to serve on the Northwest Power and Conservation Council beginning Nov. 19. Pitt was nominated by Gov. Kate Brown to serve throug… Read More

TerraPower has selected Kemmerer, Wyo., near PacifiCorp's Naughton Power Plant, as the site of its Natrium demonstration project, a 345 MW sodium-cooled nuclear reactor with an integrated molten salt-based energy storage system. And whether you like nuclear power or not, it's a hugely import… Read More

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

Scott Coe—a public-power leader who started under the Greatest Generation, rose to leadership among boomers, and has led organizations with boomers, millennials and maybe even zoomers—joins Matthew Scroettnig. Read more

Leaders, policymakers and technical staff representing the five Native American tribes of the Upper Columbia United Tribes that lost access to local salmon runs when Chief Joseph and Grand Coulee dams were built say it's time to implement the second phase of a long-standing agreement to test… Read More

Leaders and department heads from the five tribes that make up the Upper Columbia United Tribes made impassioned pleas to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council on Nov. 17 for both funding and policy support for the next phase of salmon reintroduction into the upper Columbia River basin. Read More

The House on Nov. 19 passed a 10-year, $1.75 trillion budget bill that would fund Biden administration climate, health, education and housing programs, including $555 billion in tax changes and spending aimed at lowering greenhouse gas emissions. Meanwhile, the White House urged utilities to… Read More