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News about energy and natural resources in the Pacific Northwest

Region Exceeds Two-Year Benchmark for Energy Efficiency


In 2016 and 2017, the region achieved 404 average megawatts of electric energy efficiency savings, exceeding the first two-year efficiency target in the Council’s Seventh Northwest Power Plan. Read more.

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Renewable Energy Gets Its Second Wind

Wind and solar generation development is on the rise, thanks to declining costs.

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Council Approves Next Phase of Lamprey Research

The Council approved the next phase of a project to attempt to restore Pacific Lamprey to Columbia River tributaries.

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Council Hosts Annual Tour of Power, Fish, and Water Facilities for Congressional Staff

This year the tour focused on water and power facilities and related issues in southeast Washington and Northeast Oregon.

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