James Danly was sworn in March 31 as FERC's newest member, for a term that runs until June 30, 2023. Danly, whom the Senate confirmed March 12, had served as FERC's general counsel since 2017. FERC has one vacancy, the seat vacated last year by Cheryl LaFleur. Under federal law, FERC can hav… Read More

Puget Sound Energy announced March 24 that it signed a power purchase agreement with Energy Keepers, the tribally owned corporation of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, for 40 MW of hydroelectricity from the Selis Ksanka Qlispe hydroelectric project in Montana. Read More

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will focus on operational changes—such as flexible spill—in the Federal Columbia River Power System to improve salmon and steelhead survival now that the majority of structural improvements have been made, Corps' fish program manager Tim Dykstra told the Nort… Read More