The Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon talks about the eventual shutdown of the Boardman coal-fired power plant and what might replace the power it generates. You can read the article here.
By Region: Oregon
The NW Energy Coalition (NWEC or “Coalition”) appreciates this opportunity to
comment on Portland General’s Integrated Resource Plan, as amended (IRP or “Plan”). Although PGE’s Plan encompasses a great number of issues, we will focus in these comments on two central questions: (1) a request to acknowledge a preferred Action Plan that includes the 2020 shutdown of Boardman; and, (2) a related request to approve an “alternative Action Plan” if the Company is unable to resolve several difficult regulatory contingencies by March 31, 2011, making the preferred plan, in PGE’s determination, impossible to complete.
NW Energy Coalition executive board member Jeff Bissonnette of the Citizens’ Utility Board link of Oregon (CUB) provided the following recap of the recently completed state legislative session…
NW Energy Coalition executive director Sara Patton presents the Bob Olsen Memorial Conservation Eagle, the Coalition’s highest honor, to Energy Trust of Oregon for their leadership for a clean and affordable energy future.
Northwesterners can save enough electricity to power the region’s economic growth over the next decade, according to a new study from the NW Energy Coalition.
The study, The Power of Efficiency: Pacific Northwest Conservation Potential through 2020, also shows increased efficiency can cut new regional natural gas demand in half.
Moderator Mat Northway of the Eugene Water & Electric Board and a panel of local and national experts discuss the promise of energy efficiency at the 2008 Fall Conference in Portland, OR…