Customer Resources Play a Key Role During Extreme Weather  

An in-depth look at what the Pacific Northwest can learn from the role of customer side resources in saving the grid.  The West is in a transformative time, decarbonizing our energy system while electrifying large aspects of our economy, such as transportation and heating and cooling of buildings. California, more than any other state, is…

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Oregon Solar + Storage Conference 2022 – November 1-3, 2022

Presented by: Oregon Solar + Storage Industries Association November 1 – November 3, 2022 Portland Crowne Plaza (near the Convention Center) – 1441 NE 2nd Ave, Portland, OR Register Now! The Oregon Solar + Storage Conference – OSSC – is taking place November 1 – 3, 2022. Earn NABCEP CEUs, visit engaging exhibits, hear from industry leaders about solar policy, storage, business development, land use, large scale development…

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Decarbonizing the Northwest Summer 2022 Webinar Series Digest

The 2022 Decarbonizing the Northwest webinar series was hosted by the NW Energy Coalition through June and July. This year’s series was focused on the most pressing, forward-looking decarbonization issues as the Northwest leans in on transforming our energy system to meet climate and equity goals.   The four sessions took place on the following dates…

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Oregon’s Energy Future: Offshore Wind Symposium – September 8, 2022

Presented by: Northwest Environmental Business Council Holiday Inn Portland Columbia Riverfront, September 8 Find out more and register today! Offshore wind is poised to become America’s next major energy source and may well play a significant role in decarbonization and our transition to clean energy. Oregon’s Energy Future Offshore Wind Symposium is the state’s must-attend…

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COMMENT NOW: Lower Snake River Dams draft report

July 11 deadline to comment on draft report On June 9, consultants working for Senator Murray and Governor Inslee released the “Lower Snake River Dams: Replacement Benefits Draft Report”. The report analyzes “whether there are reasonable means for replacing the services and benefits provided by the lower Snake River Dams (LSRD) sufficient to support dam…

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Addressing the Lower Snake River Dams’ Peaking Capacity

The Coalition released a short paper addressing the lower Snake River dams’ sustained peaking capacity. The paper analyzes operational data of the four federally-owned lower Snake River dams in Eastern Washington to determine how much the dams contribute to sustained peaking capacity for Bonneville Power Administration customers. The paper’s high-level look at the operational data shows…

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