2021 power plan

2021 Power Plan Update

MARCH 2021

The Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s 2021 Power Plan Update delivers the latest news on the development of the region’s power plan. The newsletter is an occasional update on the status of the plan, topics of interest, and upcoming meetings to encourage your involvement in shaping our energy future. Learn more about the plan.

Emerging Trends from Scenario Analysis


Reducing carbon will transform the power system. Read more.

Upcoming Meetings

MARCH 9-10: Council Meeting (Webinar): Updates on the Plan’s needs assessment, scenario findings, and Covid’s impact on EE programs

MARCH 17 and MARCH 31: System Analysis and Modeling, meeting twice a month through June to review scenario modeling results

MARCH 24: Power Committee

APRIL 1: Conservation Resources

View all upcoming Power Plan Related Meetings

More News


What Does an Equitable Energy System Look Like?

In February, the Council hosted a forum on diversity, equity, and inclusion in its power planning and in its 2021 Power Plan. Read more.


Any Questions?

We'd love to hear your questions about the Council's upcoming 2021 Power Plan – it will help us focus the most frequently asked questions in one place. Read more.


Extreme Weather Outages in Texas Prompt Questions About Grid Reliability in the Northwest

Power Division Director Ben Kujala added his perspective to news coverage on the outages in Texas from extreme winter weather last month. Read more.