Every five years, the Northwest’s official power planning agency — the Northwest Power and Conservation Council — conducts a fresh assessment of the region’s long-term electricity needs and issues a blueprint for meeting them.
The NW Energy Coalition tackles topics related to its four pillar objectives: securing all cost-effective energy efficiency, investing in new renewable energy, protecting energy consumers – especially low-income consumers, and restoring fish and wildlife harmed by the Northwest’s hydropower system. Specific issues and venues vary over time and geography, but all our actions point toward a future in which energy efficiency and new renewable energy meet all our growing power needs, benefiting energy users and enhancing wildlife and the environment.
The Washington State Building Code Council (SBCC) will hold public hearings Sept. 29 in Renton and Oct. 5 in Spokane energy efficiency of new and renovated Washington homes and commercial buildings about 20%.
ENERGY MATTERS UPDATE Every five years, the Northwest’s official power planning agency — the Northwest Power and Conservation Council — conducts a fresh assessment of the region’s long-term electricity needs and issues a blueprint for meeting them.
The newest edition of The Energy Activist chronicles the recent four-state hearing process for the Northwest Power and Conservation Plan.
In city after city, state after state, hundreds rallied and spoke for a Northwest Power and Conservation Plan to boost our use of energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Official NW Energy Coalition comments on a proposed air-quality agreement between Washington state and Centralia, Wash., coal plant owner TransAlta reflect a significant weakening of mercury emissions requirements from those adopted in 11 other states and previously considered by Washington state officials.
NW Energy Coalition Resolution on the Need for National Climate and Energy Legislation – May 30, 2009
Final Resolution NW Energy Coalition Resolution on the Need for National Climate and Energy Legislation May 30, 2009 Whereas it is vital that Congress take action in 2009 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce the impacts from global warming, and Whereas the Coalition has previously expressed its principles on greenhouse gas emissions reductions […]
FINAL RESOLUTION NW Energy Coalition Resolution on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Principles October 2007, Section G approved by Executive Board March 20, 2008 Whereas there is scientific consensus that the planet is heating due to the accumulation of greenhouse gas emissions, particularly carbon dioxide, in the atmosphere, and Whereas the overwhelming portion of the increase […]