Hydroelectric power generation in California is expected to decrease 19 percent this year from the 2020 level as a result of intense drought conditions, the Energy Information Administration said July 7. Read More

FERC's July 15 meeting likely was the last one for outgoing Commissioner Neil Chatterjee, whose term expired June 30. While Chatterjee can serve until the end of the current congressional session or until the Senate confirms a replacement, he said July 8 on Twitter that the commission's July… Read More

Conservation groups involved in the 20-year lawsuit over Columbia River System Operations asked a federal judge July 16 to order several operational changes at eight dams on the lower Snake and Columbia rivers starting next spring, including increased spring spill for 24 hours a day to the m… Read More

For the first time in two decades, engineers and constructors have installed an in-conduit hydroelectric generation system in Southern California Edison's territory, and now hope to use the system's design to cost-effectively spread in-conduit generation across the Golden State. Read More