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Barging commoditis on the Columbia River is a big business on the.  On the Lower Snake River, not so much "Where does economics come into play here? And how is that going to be affected by the recovery of a few Sockeye in a few lakes in Idaho or some Chinook salmon in the Snake River basin. I mean..., how do you balance that against the potential impact on a huge economy?"
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Breaching Dam Myths Oregon Quarterly, Autumn 2000 by Ed Whitelaw
Power Hunting California Monthly, 11/5 by Steven Boyd Saum
Dam Arguments & Rebuttals Meeting w/ Helen Chenoweth notes by BlueFish
Case for Partially Removing 4 Dams Save Our Wild Salmon, April 1999 Columbia & Snake Campaign
NMFS Salmon Recovery Strategy Columbia Basin Bulletin, 12/22/00 by Barry Espenson
Politics & Economic Concern The Indian Country, 10/20/00 by Cate Montana
Going With The Flow Executive Summary, 4/00 by NW Energy Coalition
Transportation Impacts Of Dam Breaching Port of Portland, 2/23/00 by Aaron Ellis
Grain Transportation After Partial Removal American Rivers, 9/99 by Dr. Edward Dickey
Economic Impact of Restored Fishery Economic Report, 7/99 by Don Reading
Court Battle Over ESA Salmon Listing Construction&Development, 5/99 by Jim Klauser
Salmon = Lawsuits Wheat Life, 7/3 by Glen Squires
Initial Phase of the Lower Granite Dam on Snake River is Completed February 1975 History Link, 4/24/6 by Phil Dougherty
The Lower Snake River Project History Link, 6/1/6 Essay 7774
Dam Removal Costs Analyzed BPA Journal, 4/7 by Staff
World's Most Dammed River Invermere Valley Echo, 8/19/7 by Staff
Why Lower Snake River Dam Removal is not in the Draft Wheat Life, 12/7 by WWC Staff
Why Not Include Removal of Four Lower Snake River Dams FCRPS Biological Opinion, 5/5/8 by NOAA Fisheries
Inside the Failure of $8 Billion Effort to Save Prized Fish Wall Street Journal, 9/19/6 by John J. Fialka
Downsizing the Government: Cutting the Army Corps of Engineers CATO Institute, March 2012 by Chris Edwards

2018 back to top
Columbia, Snake Rivers Lock and Dam Closures Begin in March WorkBoat, 2/18/18 by Staff
Inland Shippers Would Face New Fees Under Trump Plan E&E News, 2/12/18 by Ariel Wittenberg
World's Biggest Wind Turbine Maker Pivots to Solar and Batteries Renewable Energy World, 2/8/18 by Anna Hirtenstein
US Wind 'Nears 90GW' ReNEWS, 1/31/18 by Staff
New TPP Deal Puts U.S. Wheat Farmers at Tariff Disadvantage Capital Press, 1/23/18 by Matthew Weaver
Wheat Industry Weighs Next Moves on TPP Capital Press, 2/3/18 by Matthew Weaver
U.S. Must Rejoin TPP, Ag Policy Expert Says Capital Press, 1/31/18 by Matthew Weaver
International Grain Prices More Complex Than One Deal The Daily News, 1/27/18 by Lee Rozen
Bonneville Power Outlines Growth Plan The Daily News, 2/1/18 by Ted Sickinger
Bonneville Power Administration Unveils Strategic Plan to Stay Afloat Power Magazine, 1/30/18 by Sonal Patel
Low Gas Prices, Renewable Energy Squeeze Bonneville Power Administration Utility Dive, 1/31/18 by Robert Walton
Bonneville Power Outlines its Plan to Stay Competitive Lewiston Tribune, 1/31/18 by Ted Sickinger
This Agency Spends the Most to Help Northwest Salmon. But Cuts are Coming. Idaho Statesman, 1/30/18 by Rocky Barker
Lewiston Mulls a 'Yard Sale' Lewiston Tribune, 1/29/18 by Joel Mills
Bitcoins and Hydropower: What's the Big Deal? HydroWorld, 1/17/18 by Elizabeth Ingram
EIA Expects Wind Energy to Surpass Hydro in 2019 Clean Technica, 1/26/18 by Joshua S Hill
Grants Fund Cities' Switch to LED Bulbs Spokesman-Review, 1/22/18 by Adam Littman
Little Goose Dam Lock Closed Wednesday Walla-Walla Union Bulletin, 1/16/18 by Staff
Growers Follow Wheat from Farm to Market Capital Press, 1/22/18 by George Plaven
Economist: Mergers Can Benefit Farmers Capital Press, 1/11/18 by Matthew Weaver
New Business Lines Needed to Subsidize Portland Container Shipping Capital Press, 1/19/18 by Mateusz Perkowski
Port of Portland's Container Terminal at a Competitive Disadvantage, Study Says Bisnow, 1/12/18 by Staff
Port of Portland Must Diversify at Troubled Container Terminal, Study Shows Transport Topics, 1/11/18 by Staff
Portland May Lose Dedicated Container Terminal Container Management, 1/11/18 by Staff
Farm Exporters Uncertain about Portland Transload Facility Capital Press, 1/5/18 by Mateusz Perkowski
Port of Portland Announces Rail Service to Assist Shippers Hellenic Shipping News, 1/4/18 by Hellenic Shipping News
Council Report: Region Produces More Goods, Services Using Less Electricity Columbia Basin Bulletin, 1/5/18 by Staff
US Utility-Scale Solar, Wind Capacity Could Double by 2020 Renewable Energy World, 1/5/18 by Kenneth Bossong
Nuclear Energy Supports Jobs, Clean Energy Economy Seattle Times, 1/30/18 by Energy Northwest
Columbia Generating Station Sets Monthly Generation Record Daily Energy Insider, 1/9/18 by Kevin Randolph
Nuclear Power Plant Near Richland Generates More Electricity Than Ever Before Tri-City Herald, 1/4/18 by Annette Cary
2017 back to top
Apple Wind Farm in Oregon Will Use 51 Vestas Turbines Portland Business Journal, 12/29/17 by Pete Danko
Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Policy on Accidental Bird Deaths Renewable Energy World, 12/28/17 by Jennifer Dlouhy
Audit: Port of Lewiston's Annual Operating Loss Tops $134,000 Lewiston Tribune, 12/14/17 by Elaine Williams
Company Adding Two New Barges to Transport Wheat Capital Press, 12/7/17 by Matthew Weaver
Nevada Leads Nation in Per Capita Solar Power, Dems and Republicans Herald Progress Huffington Post, 12/8/17 by John Berger
How the Energy Imbalance Market is Unleashing Renewables and Saving Millions Renewable Energy World, 12/5/17 by Jennifer Delony
Council Hears Presentation on How California's Booming Renewables Affecting BPA Revenues Columbia Basin Bulletin, 11/17/17 by Staff
Part of Camas Paper Mill to Shut Down, Between 280 and 300 Jobs Lost The Columbian, 11/14/17 by Troy Brynelson
Part of Camas Paper Mill to Shut Down, Between 280 and 300 Jobs Lost KATU, 11/14/17 by Staff
State Looks to Reduce Exporters' Grain Inspection Fees Capital Press, 8/24/17 by Matthew Weaver
Levelized Cost of Energy 2017 Lazard Investment Newsletter, 11/2/17 by Staff
Industry Leaders: Idaho Wheat Crop One of the Best Capital Press, 11/2/17 by Sean Ellis
Find Alternatives to Port of Portland The Oregonian, 11/23/17 by Bryan Gilham
Container Shipping Returns to Portland Next Year, on a Limited Basis The Oregonian, 11/13/17 by Mike Rogoway
Governor Brown Announces New Shipping Service at Port of Portland KDRV, 11/13/17 by Kate Houston
Container Ship Service Returning to Port of Portland in 2018 KUOW, 11/13/17 by Conrad Wilson
Court Rules Against ILWU in Portland Slowdown Case Journal of Commerce, 11/8/17 by Bill Mongelluzzo
NV Energy Files Request for Three New Solar Projects Solar Power World, 11/8/17 by Kelsey Misbrener
Las Vegas Shines as a Model for Solar Power Christian Science Monitor, 10/27/17 by Jessica Mendoza
Little Goose Dam Crossing Reopens, Delays Possible Next Week Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 11/3/17 by Staff
Lower Granite Dam Recreation Area, Angling Spot Reopens Tri-City Herald, 9/28/17 by Staff
A World Turned Upside Down The Economist, 2/25/17 by Staff
California Confronts Solar Power Glut with Novel Marketplace Financial Times, 7/11/17 by Gregory Meyer
Clear Channel: Dredging Projects Preserve Shipping in the Columbia River The Daily Astorian, 9/29/17 by Edward Stratton
Corps Looking for Input into Dredging Plan The Chronicle, 9/11/17 by Don Patterson
DEQ Charges Japanese Boat at Columbia Grain with Illegal Discharge into Willamette River Longshore Shipping News, 8/1/14 by Staff
Taiwanese Wheat Purchases Keep 200 Idaho and 800 PNW Farms in Business Capital Press, 9/21/17 by Sean Ellis
Japanese Buyers Consider Washington Wheat Capital Press, 8/31/17 by Matthew Weaver
NW Wheat Exports Rebound from Last Year Capital Press, 9/20/17 by Matthew Weaver
Volatile Power Market Brings Uncertainties to BPA-Funded Basin Fish and Wildlife Program Columbia Basin Bulletin, 9/8/17 by Staff
Livin' on the Dredge: Army Corps Mucks Out the Snake High Country News, 1/21/15 by Ben Goldfarb
listen Managers Work to Keep Bonneville Dam Going Despite Fires KUOW, 9/7/17 by Anna King
Fire Causes Delays in Commercial Shipping The Columbian, 9/7/17 by Troy Brynelson
Wind Power Costs Could Drop 50%. Solar PV Could Provide up to 50% of Global Power VOX, 8/31/17 by David Roberts
Richland Nuclear Plant Running Again After 13 Days Offline Tri-City Herald, 9/3/17 by Annette Cary
Richland Nuclear Plant Shut Down Over Valve Problem Tri-City Herald, 8/22/17 by Wendy Culverwell
Rehab of Dworshak's Unit 3 Has its Share of Hiccups Clearwater Tribune, 8/16/17 by Elizabeth Morgan
DOE Announces New Round of Hydropower Plant Development Funding HydroWorld, 8/11/17 by Michael Harris
Heat Wave Shatters BPA Summer Power-use Record KTVZ, 8/4/17 by Staff
Bonneville Power Leaves Barriers to Renewables in Place Public News Service, 7/31/17 by Eric Tegethoff
PUD Rate Increase The Daily News, 9/28/17 by Editorial Board
Cowlitz PUD Approves 2.5% Rate Hike The Daily News, 9/28/17 by Marissa Luck
Idaho Falls Power Proposes Rate Increase NW Fishletter, 8/7/17 by Laura Berg
County PUDs Prepare for Bonneville Rate Increases The Chronicle, 8/2/17 by Sean Bassinger
BPA Sets Rates for 2018-19; Includes Surcharge to Recover Costs of Increased Spill Columbia Basin Bulletin, 7/28/17 by Staff
Bonneville Raising Power Rates to Local Utilities KXRO, 7/26/17 by Staff
Bonneville to Raise Rates 5.4% The Daily News, 7/26/17 by Marissa Luck
Portland Asking Hard Questions on Future in Containers Journal of Commerce, 7/27/17 by Bill Mongelluzzo
Wheat Prices 'Bounce Around' as Harvest Gets Underway Capital Press, 7/15/17 by Matthew Weaver
Smart Thermostats Get Thumbs Up from BPA BPA Newsroom, 6/12/17 by Staff
Energy Department Starts Tracking Rooftop Solar Power Houston Chronicle, 7/12/17 by Ryan Maye Handy
F&W Program 2016 Costs Drop to 25 Percent of BPA's Total Power-Related Costs NW Fishletter, 7/3/17 by Laura Berg
Conference of Mayors Calling for 100 Percent Renewable Energy in American Cities Renewable Energy World, 6/27/17 by Staff
Groups Push BPA to Drop Transmission Fee and Encourage Wind Development in Montana The Inlander, 6/20/17 by Samantha Wohlfeil
Fish Passage at Little Goose Dam Improves with Operational Changes NW Fishletter, 7/3/17 by Laura Berg
Dworshak Reservoir on Track for Early Fill as Snowpack Recedes Daily Fly, 6/20/17 by Mia Carlson
The Wet and Wild West: Northwest Hydro Sets Record Levels This Year S&P Global Platts, 6/29/17 by Kassia Micek
Is BPA Losing Its Competitive Edge? The Daily News, 6/24/17 by Marissa Luck
Bonneville may Increase Electricity Rates 5.5 Percent The Daily News, 6/19/17 by Marissa Luck
Idaho Groundwater Users Leery of Solar Power Development Capital Press, 6/14/17 by John O'Connell
Solar Plant Affirms DOE Land Transfer Tri-City Herald, 6/28/17 by Editorial Board
French Firm to Build State's Largest Solar Project North of Richland Tri-City Herald, 6/12/17 by Annette Cary
State's Largest Solar Project to be Built Near Richland U.S. News & World Reports, 6/12/17 by Associated Press
Wind Turbine; Shell Looks to 10-Gigawatt Projects Greentech Media, 6/7/17 by Stephen Lacey
Port of Longview Profits, Cargo Soar in First Quarter The Daily News, 5/30/17 by Marissa Luck
BPA Nixes Costly and Controversial I-5 Power Line Proposal The Oregonian, 5/23/17 by Ted Sickinger
BPA Power Line Plan Dropped Hood River News, 5/23/17 by Associated Press
New State Law Boosts Idaho Recharge Totals Capital Press, 5/24/17 by John O'Connell
More Recharge Projects Planned in Idaho Capital Press, 5/14/17 by Carol Ryan Dumas
Idaho to Exceed 250,000 acre-feet in Recharge Capital Press, 4/12/17 by John O'Connell
Columbia, Snake Dams Go to Summer Recreation Lock Schedule Monday Tri-City Herald, 5/13/17 by Annette Cary
Nevada Assembly Passes Solar-Energy Consumer Rights, Fees U.S. News & World Reports, 5/23/17 by Alison Noon
Arizona Utility Signs Game-changing Deal Cutting Solar Power Prices in Half Think Progress, 5/23/17 by Joe Romm
Solar Power to Threaten Conventional Power by 2020 Oil Price, 5/11/17 by Hyman and Tilles
Prognosis Negative: How California is Dealing with Below-Zero Power Market Prices Utility Dive, 5/11/17 by Herman K. Trabish
Epic Snow and Rain Help Salmon Now, But Conflicts with Hydropower Lie Ahead on Columbia Seattle Times, 5/7/17 by Hal Bernton
Big Water Mainstem: Runoff Supply Forecasts Continue to Rise at Columbia, Snake River Dams Columbia Basin Bulletin, 4/14/17 by Staff
BPA's Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Outlook Improving Bonneville Power Administration, 5/1/17 by BPA Newsroom
Bond Sale Will Save BPA Ratepayers Millions of Dollars Bonneville Power Administration, 8/6/14 by BPA Newsroom
U.S. Hydropower Facing the Future The Columbian, 4/1/17 by Michael Harris
Massive Ships Threaten Portland's Container Export Prospects Capital Press, 4/28/17 by Mateusz Perkowski
Lower Monumental Monolith Repair Temporarily Closes Dam to Vehicle Crossings Daily Fly, 4/17/17 by Staff
BPA Unveils Plan to Ease Prineville's Power Crunch The Oregonian, 4/17/17 by Mike Rogoway
PUD Board Takes Second Look at Rate Changes The Dalles Chronicle, 4/11/17 by Roger Kline
Trains on Track to Resume Dayton Service Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 4/10/17 by Dian Ver Valen
BPA Stops Wind Power Generation for the First Time in 4 Years KUOW, 4/7/17 by Editor
Energy Northwest Deal Will Restructure the Power Utility's Debt Maturity Schedule The Bond Buyer, 4/6/17 by Kyle Glazier
Wind Turbine Maker Vestas Looks at Expanding into Energy Storage Yahoo! News, 4/6/17 by Stine Jacobsen
CAISO, BPA Ink Agreement to Ease Northwest EIM Transfers RTO Insider, 3/28/17 by Robert Mullin
Little Goose Lock Reopening Delayed Until April 11 Capital Press, 3/30/17 by Matthew Weaver
Corps: Faulty Work Will Keep Boaters from Passing Snake River Dam for Longer Tri-City Herald, 3/28/17 by Annette Cary
Ice Harbor Dam Lock Returns to Service Walla-Walla Union Bulletin, 3/25/17 by Staff
Mystery Solved. Ice Harbor Dam's Lock Reopens to Boats Tri-City Herald, 3/25/17 by Annette Cary
Granite & Lower Monumental Dam's Navigation Locks Reopen Early Daily Fly, 3/20/17 by Staff
Locks Remain Closed at 2 Snake River Dams Tri-City Herald, 3/20/17 by Annette Cary
Little Goose Navigation Lock Repairs Delayed Another Week Capital Press, 3/17/17 by Matthew Weaver
Little Goose Dam Navigation Lock Repairs Delayed Capital Press, 3/11/17 by Matthew Weaver
Dworshak Dam Discharge Flows Lowered to Reduce Flooding Impacts Downstream Daily Fly, 3/20/17 by Mia Carlson
Lewis County PUD Staff Describes Need for Rate Hikes The Chronicle, 3/9/17 by Aaron Kunkler
Balancing Act at Dworshak More Acute with Turbine Out of Service NW Fishletter, 3/20/17 by Laura Berg
Plans for Northern Idaho Dam Water Release Poses Threat to Fish KBOI, 3/6/17 by Associated Press
Lithium-Ion Pioneer Introduces New Battery That's Three Times Better Fortune, 3/5/17 by David Z. Morris
Research Shows Solar+Storage Has the Highest Benefit of Offsetting Utility Infrastructure Renewable Energy World, 3/6/17 by Casey Anderson
Nevada Solar Power Sees Major Growth in 2016 U.S. News & World Report, 3/9/17 by Associated Press
Amazon Launches Solar Energy Initiative on Fulfillment Center Rooftops Business Wire, 3/2/17 by Staff
SunPower Corp. Builds Solar Power Plant in Crook County, Oregon Area Development, 2/27/17 by Staff
New Solar Cell Discovery Laboratory News, 2/16/17 by Staff
Controlling Electron Spin Makes Water Splitting More Efficient Environmental News Network, 2/1/17 by Staff
For This Metal, Electricity Flows, But Not the Heat Berkeley Lab, 1/26/17 by Sarah Yang
Port Weighs Container Traffic Options Hellenic Shipping News, 3/1/17 by Capital Press
Razon-led ICTSI Ends Contract with Port of Portland The Rappler, 3/1/17 by Chrisee Dela Paz
Port of Portland Takes Back its Container Terminal The Maritime Executive, 2/28/17 by Staff
Port of Portland to Split with ICTSI, Seek New Life for Idled Shipping Terminal The Oregonian, 2/27/17 by Elliot Njus
Port of Portland Lands at No. 1 for Auto Exports on U.S. West Coast Amer. Journal of Transportation, 2/14/17 by Staff
Ice Harbor, Lower Monumental, Dworshak Dams Reclassified from 'Moderate Risk' to 'Low Risk' Columbia Basin Bulletin, 3/3/17 by Staff
Dworshak Dam's Safety Rating Climbs Lewiston Tribune, 2/28/17 by Eric Barker
Closing Richland Nuclear Plant Would Be a Win for Ratepayers, Study Says The Oregonian, 2/18/17 by Ted Sickinger
Corps Races to Reopen Ice Harbor Locks Union-Bulletin, 2/3/17 by Staff
Excess Electricity Aids Aquifer Recharge Capital Press, 2/2/17 by Dianna Troyer
Emerging Grain-Related Project Cargoes Breakbulk, 1/30/17 by Lori Musser
The Port of Lewiston A New Year, Same Story Lewiston Tribune, 1/29/17 by Elaine Williams
Port of Portland Director Warns of Choke Point on Transportation The Daily Astorian, 1/25/17 by Edward Stratton
Tesla Needs Just Three Months to Complete World's Largest Grid Storage Facility Clean Technica, 1/31/17 by Steve Hanley
California's Grid Geeks: Mastering Kinetic Force GreenBiz, 1/27/17 by Gregory C. Staple
California's Grid Geeks: Flattening the 'Duck Curve' GreenBiz, 1/25/17 by Gregory C. Staple
Solar Panel Researchers Investigate Powering Trains by Bypassing Grid The Guardian, 1/10/17 by Business Green
Solar Project is Approved by Fresno County Supervisors Following Appeal Freson Bee, 1/10/17 by Marc Benjamin
In Less than a Decade, Solar Power Will Likely be the Cheapest Option Everywhere on Earth National Post, 1/3/17 by Shankleman & Martin
Can Smarter Solar Inverters Save the Grid? IEEE Spectrum, 10/20/16 by Benjamin Kroposki
Lewiston Port Gets Mixed News Lewiston Tribune, 1/12//17 by Elaine Williams
Port of Portland Subsidy Question Kicked to Oregon Supreme Court Capital Press, 1/4//17 by Mateusz Perkowski
Pulse Shippers Adapt to Loss of Container on Barge Option ID Farm Bureau Quarterly, 10/16 by John Thompson
Washington Nuclear Power Plant Sets Generation Record KVEW-TV, 1/7/17 by Chelsie Hadden
Richland Nuclear Plant Sets Generation Record Tri-City Herald, 1/4/17 by Annette Cary
Davos Founder Criticizes Populism, Wants Urgent Reform on Capitalism CNBC, 1/11/17 by Gemma Acton
2016 back to top
Richland Nuclear Plant Reconnects to the Grid Tri-City Herald, 12/25/16 by Wendy Culverwell
Richland Nuclear Power Plant to Restart Within Days Tri-City Herald, 12/21/16 by Annette Cary
Richland Nuclear Plant Shuts Down After Equipment Malfunction The Oregonian, 12/21/16 by Samantha Matsumoto
Energy Northwest: Nuclear Power Plant Shut Down Unexpectedly Tri-City Herald, 12/18/16 by Staff
Clearwater Paper Plans to Use New Lewiston Dock to Unload Sawdust Lewiston Tribune, 12/14/16 by Elaine Williams
Wheat Prices Will Remain Low in 2017, Analysts Predict Capital Press, 12/30/16 by Matthew Weaver
Wheat Exports Ride on Pacific Northwest's Reputation for Quality Capital Press, 12/18/16 by Eric Mortenson
Farmers Rely on Overseas Customers to Buy Crops, Boost Prices Capital Press, 12/15/16 by Carol Ryan Dumas
Experts Predict Continued Down Grain Markets in 2017 Capital Press, 12/12/16 by John O'Connell
Washington Farmer Wins National Wheat Yield Contest Capital Press, 12/2/16 by Matthew Weaver
Idaho Wheat Production Rebounds Because of Record Yields Capital Press, 10/31/16 by Sean Ellis
Idaho Power Seeks to Negate Fish-passage Law The Bend Bulletin, 12/12/16 by Keith Ridler
Lower Granite to be Shut to Vehicle Crossings Tuesday Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 12/11/16 by Staff
Solar Looks to Outpace Natural Gas and Wind Scientific American, 12/27/16 by Bobby Magill
Solar Energy Centers Commissioned for Southern CA: NextEra Energy Resources Santa Monica Observer, 12/14/16 by Staff
Solar Power Plant in Nevada Commissioned to Serve California 89.3 KPCC, 12/9/16 by Staff
BPA Rate Proposal Focuses on Cost Management, Maintaining Value BPA Journal, 12/16 by Staff
Movement Seeks to Bring Back Flood Irrigation in Some Areas Capital Press, 11/23/16 by John O'Connell
Odessa Subarea Seeks More Funding for Water Expansion Capital Press, 11/4/16 by Matthew Weaver
Irrigation District, Development League Continue Work, Seek Funding Capital Press, 10/30/16 by Matthew Weaver
League Seeks Funding to Reduce Odessa Irrigation Water Costs Capital Press, 10/24/16 by Matthew Weaver
Ag Industry Gears Up for 14-week River Closure Capital Press, 11/30/16 by Matthew Weaver
Lower Monumental Dam Crossing to Close for Work Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 11/29/16 by Staff
Dam Repairs Mean it's Time for Trade-Offs Lewiston Tribune, 10/17/16 by Eric Barker
PMA, ILWU Talk Contract Extension to Avoid Repeat of Port Slowdown Dan Wheat, 11/4/16 by Dan Wheat
Port of Portland: Future of Terminal Remains Murky Construction Equip. Guide, 11/25/16 by Njus & Hammill
A Hydropower Project Flows Through Port of Vancouver USA Amer. Journal of Transportation, 11/20/16 by Robert L. Wallack
Dworshak Dam Changed Economy Clearwater Tribune, 11/16/16 by Staff
Bonneville Power Releases Initial Rate Proposal for 2018, 2019 Columbia Basin Bulletin, 11/18/16 by Staff
PUD Mulls 5% Rate Hike The Dalles Chronicle, 11/18/16 by Neita Cecil
Bonneville Proposes 3.5 Percent Rate Hike The Daily News, 11/10/16 by Marissa Luck
BPA Makes U.S. Treasury Payment on Time for 33rd Consecutive Year BPA Journal, 11/16 by Staff
BPA Makes U.S. Treasury Payment of $1.9 Billion for FY 2016, Largest Ever Columbia Basin Bulletin, 10/7/16 by Staff
Cloud-Tracking Cameras to Tackle Dips in Solar Power Output The Guardian, 11/9/16 by Michael Slezak
BLM Sells 14 Geothermal Power Leases in Nevada, Four in Utah Renewable Energy World, 11/2/16 by Andrew Burger
With Shipping on the Decline, Opportunity Arises to Save Salmon Earthjustice Blog, 10/6/16 by Rebecca Bowe
Nuclear Energy Promoted as Part of Nation's Low-carbon Future Tri-City Herald, 10/27/16 by Annette Cary
Micro-nuclear Power Plants Gaining Acceptance Mining.com, 10/20/16 by Chelsea Mendez
Wind, Solar Power Plants Cheaper Than Coal in a Decade Mining.com, 10/11/16 by Frik Els
Winds of Change: How the Industry Can Continue Wind Power's Boom Into the 2020s Utility Dive, 11/1/16 by Herman Trabish
Weather Boosts PNW Wheat Production Capital Press, 10/4/16 by Matthew Weaver
Cloud Seeding Study Planned in Idaho's Payette Range Capital Press, 10/3/16 by John O'Connell
Baseload vs. Flexibility: Standing the Traditional Generation Model on its Head Clean Edge, 10/1/16 by Clint Wilder
Solar Projects Set to Add Energy to Power Grid Connections, 9/16 by Staff
Community Solar Installation Will Add to Customer Choices Connections, 9/16 by Staff
Washington's Big Dam Climate Nightmare Seattle Weekly, 10/5/16 by Brett Cihon
Hydropower Isn't Carbon Neutral After All, WSU Researchers Say Seattle Times, 9/28/16 by Lynda V. Mapes
Oh Great -- Scientists Just Confirmed a Key New Source of Greenhouse Gases Washington Post, 9/28/16 by Chris Mooney
Longshoremen Oppose Defunct Subsidy Program Capital Press, 10/7/16 by Mateusz Perkowski
Port of Portland: Mega-Ship Era Casualty Port Technology, 9/23/16 by Staff
Portland Container Shipping Faces Broad Challenges Capital Press, 9/22/16 by Mateusz Perkowski
Work Underway at Ice Harbor Dam KAPP-TV, 9/26/16 by Dennis Shannon
Ice Harbor Dam Repair to Slow Passage Through Lock Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 9/25/16 by Staff
United Grain Pledges $9 Million to Plans for Upgrades in Oregon's Wheat Country KATU, 9/27/16 by Associated Press
From Nuclear to Solar Power KXTV, 9/29/16 by Adam Christy
Permit Approved for Drilling on Federal Land in Idaho's Raft River Geothermal Area Renewable Energy World, 9/20/16 by Staff
US EIA Paper Shows Promise of Geothermal, Need for National Effort Renewable Energy World, 9/16/16 by Karl Gawell
As Renewable Energy Grows, So Does the Need to Manage Demand for Power Wall Street Journal, 9/13/16 by Bill Spindle
New Simulations of Wind Power Generation Eureka Alert!, 9/6/16 by Eth Zurich
How Storm Predictions Help Dams Keep Reservoirs Full GreenBiz, 6/29/16 by Matt Weiser
Facing Stricter Climate Goals, California Passes 4 Bills to Boost Energy Storage Utility Dive, 9/2/16 by Robert Walton
Snohomish PUD Lands $3.5 Million Clean Energy Grant SC News, 9/20/16 by Staff
Energy Northwest Plans Richland Solar Facility Bristol Herald Courier, 9/6/16 by Associated Press
Energy Northwest Plans Richland Solar Center, with Storage and Training Tri-City Herald, 9/4/16 by Annette Cary
U.S. DOE Awards $20 Million for MHK Systems HydroWorld, 9/1/16 by Elizabeth Ingram
Port, State Officials Discussed Letting Hanjin Walk Before Increasing Incentive Package The Oregonian, 9/22/16 by Luke Hammill
Port of Portland's Path to Idle Container Terminal Began with Shift in Philosophy The Oregonian, 9/18/16 by Njus & Hammill
Hanjin Shipping Line Files for Bankruptcy The Oregonian, 8/31/16 by Elliot Njus
Idaho Power Prices Among the Lowest in the Region Connections, 7/16 by Staff
New Hydro Unit at 10.2-MW Black Canyon Dam in Idaho One Step Closer to Reality Hydroworld, 6/28/16 by Elizabeth Ingram
Retiring Coal Plants Means NW Will Need More Generation to Lower Chance of Power Shortfall Columbia Basin Bulletin, 8/26/16 by Columbia Basin Bulletin
PUD Getting State Funds for Clean Energy Technologies Everett Herald, 8/18/16 by Staff
Washington State Awards Money for Two Public Utility Microgrids MicroGrid Knowledge, 8/18/16 by Elisa Wood
Washington Commits $12.6M to Grid Modernization Effort Utility Dive, 8/22/16 by Robert Walton
Solar Energy Takes Root in the Flathead Flathead Beacon, 9/1/16 by Molly Priddy
Clients Would Help Build 'Community Solar Project' Argus Observer, 7/25/16 by Keith Ridler
Largest University Solar Power Project Pushes UC Toward Carbon Neutrality Univ. of California News, 8/19/16 by Andy Murdock
watch A New Crop is Now Growing in Idaho: Solar Energy Idaho Statesman, 7/25/16 by Cynthia Sewell
Intalco Aluminum Smelter Celebrates 50th Year, But Will it Last Another 50? Bellingham Herald, 8/14/16 by Dean Kahn
DOE: NW Has Little New Potential Left In Undeveloped Stream Reaches Columbia Basin Bulletin, 8/9/16 by Staff
Building on a Legay Resource Utility Dive, 8/5/16 by Gillian Charles
California Freeways to Go Greener by Generating Electricity Care2, 8/9/16 by Laura Goldman
Bonneville Already Projecting Electricity Rate Increase for 2018 The Daily News, 8/9/16 by Marissa Luck
Idaho Growers Reporting Strong Wheat Harvest Capital Press, 7/28/16 by John O'Connell
Despite a Better Wheat Outlook This Year, Issues Cloud the Horizon Capital Press, 6/27/16 by JEric Mortenson
PGG Sells Grain Assets to United Grain Corporation Capital Press, 6/14/16 by George Plavin
Solar Cell Sucks Up CO2 and Spits Burnable Fuel Out the Other Side GizMag, 7/29/16 by Nick Lavars
Grounded Bulk Carrier Sustained Significant Damage to Bottom The Daily Astorian, 3/22/16 by Staff
East Washington Terminals Save Farmers Money Capital Press, 12/3/15 by Matthew Weaver
Bridge Trouble Closes Little Goose Dam to Vehicles Tri-City Herald, 7/20/16 by Staff
Work to Delay Traffic Crossing Lower Granite Dam Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 7/19/16 by Staff
Clean Energy Continues to Grow as Emissions Decline GreenBiz, 7/15/16 by Bobby Magill
Obama Announces Plans to Increase Solar Energy to Low-income Households UPI, 7/20/16 by Allen Cone
Clients Would Help Build 'Community Solar Project' Argus Observer, 7/19/16 by Keith Ridler
Here Comes the Sun: US Solar Power Market Hits All-Time High The Guardian, 6/28/16 by Matt Weiser
System Converts Solar Heat into Usable Light,
Increasing Solar Cell's Overall Efficiency
Phys.org, 5/24/16 by David L. Chandler
PUD Candidates Try to Crack Code of Rising Rates The Daily News, 6/27/16 by Marissa Luck
FY 2015 Fish And Wildlife Program Costs Reported Two Ways NW Fishletter, 6/6/16 by Laura Berg
Former Legislator Seeks to Bring Traffic Back to Port Portland Tribune, 6/26/16 by Jake Bartman
Energy Storage Market to Equal Rooftop Solar by 2028 Renewable Energy World, 6/13/16 by Anna Hirtenstein
As Solar Energy Heats Up, NorthWestern Tries to Eclipse Movement Billings Gazette, 6/10/16 by Tom Lutey
Army Corps Attempts to Engineer Salmon Recovery The Drake, 6/8/16 by Brett Wedeking
FERC Lets DER Aggregate into Cal-ISO Markets Power Markets Today, 6/3/16 by Staff
Seattle City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Nuclear Power Tri-City Herald, 6/1/16 by Annette Cary
Despite Cheap Oil, Renewables Power Ahead for Record Year U.S. News & World Report, 6/1/16 by Alan Neuhauser
Renewable Resources Set New Records in US Electricity Generation in 1Q16 Renewable Energy World, 5/27/16 by Kenneth Bossong
Corps Makes Tours of Lower Granite Dam Available Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 5/31/16 by Staff
April Heat Produces Dramatic PNW Snowmelt Capital Press, 5/13/16 by Staff
Voith Hydro Wins Rehab Contract at Ice Harbor Project, US Intl. Water Power, 5/16/16 by Staff
New Turbines at Ice Harbor Dam Aims to Improve Fish Passage Yakima Herald, 5/14/16 by Associated Press
Ice Harbor Gets 150 Tons of Fish-friendly Stainless Steel Tri-City Herald, 5/13/16 by Annette Cary
Port of Portland Faces Challenges, Opportunities, Director says in Albany Visit Albany Democrat-Herald, 5/30/16 by Alex Paul
listen What's a Port Without Container Shipping? Oregon Public Broadcasting, 5/26/16 Davidson & Raymond
Portland Shipping Woes Result of Global Shakeout The Mail Tribune, 5/25/16 by Greg Stiles
Restoration of Container Services to Portland Hinges on Labor Journal of Commerce, 5/24/16 by Bill Mongelluzzo
State-ownership Not the Solution for Portland Port Strategy, 5/24/16 by Staff
Port of Portland Loses Last Container Ship Service Wall Street Journal, 5/19/16 by Erica E. Phillips
Portland Port's Container Future Uncertain After Last Service Exits Journal of Commerce, 5/19/16 by Reynolds Hutchins
Westwood Shipping, Last Remaining Terminal 6 Carrier, Leaving Port of Portland The Oregonian, 5/18/16 by Luke Hammill
Port of Portland Loses its Only Remaining Container Service Portland Business Journal, 5/18/16 by James Cronin
Shipping Authority Seeks to 'Adopt' Portland Port Strategy, 5/12/16 by Staff
Here's Why Portland Won't Get New Shipping Container Service Anytime Soon Portland Business Journal, 5/9/16 by James Cronin
Idaho Funds Treasure Valley Aquifer Model Capital Press, 6/23/16 by John O'Connell
Recharging Idaho's Economic Future Capital Press, 5/27/16 by John O'Connell
Irrigators Step Up Cloud Seeding Support Capital Press, 5/26/16 by John O'Connell
Idaho Growers Propose Irrigation and Recharge Pipeline Capital Press, 4/19/16 by John O'Connell
Most Precipitation Evaporates or Returns to Ground Capital Press, 4/14/16 by Mateusz Perkowski
State Falls Short of Recharge Goal, But Develops New Infrastructure Capital Press, 4/13/16 by John O'Connell
Tribes Ratify Long-Term Water Lease with IGWA Capital Press, 5/9/16 by John O'Connell
Alcoa Reaches Power Accord to Avoid Washington Smelter Cuts Bloomberg, 5/2/16 by Sonja Elmquist
San Francisco Mandates Solar on All New Buildings 10 Stories or Less Environmental News Net, 5/31/16 by Triple Pundit
Franklin PUD Community Solar Making Power, Shade Tri-City Herald, 5/25/16 by Annette Cary
Ashland Institutions, Residents, Take Strides Toward Solar Power Ashland Daily Tidings, 5/17/16 by Caitlin Fowlkes
Prince Quietly Helped Oakland Solar Projects East Bay Times, 5/12/16 by Mark Hedin
These 10 States are Leading the US in Solar Energy Tech Insider, 5/10/16 by Harrington Gould
Santa Monica Approves Solar Requirement for New Construction Renewable Energy World, 5/3/16 by Editorial Board
Solar Energy Surge in Washington Leads to Reduced Incentives KUOW, 4/14/16 by Tom Banse
EPRI, Seattle City Light, BPA Host Workshop to Boost Server-room Efficiency BPA Journal, 5/16 by Staff
BPA Expecting Normal Water Year Operations BPA Journal, 5/16 by Staff
Small Turbines can Outperform Conventional Wind Farms, with No Bird Kill Forbes, 4/29/16 by Jeff McMahon
Richland, Energy Northwest Project Shows Promise to Cut Power Costs Tri-City Herald, 4/24/16 by Annette Cary
Lower Monumental Dam Repairs Underway Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 4/18/16 by Andy Porter
Turbine Lifted to Allow Repairs at Lower Monumental Dam Tri-City Herald, 4/15/16 by Staff
listen Nuclear Developer Details Timeline for Trailblazing Reactor Debut in Idaho NW Public Radio, 4/14/16 by Tom Banse
Federal Dams and Preliminary Permits JD Supra Business Advisor, 4/11/16 by Todd Griset
New Ferndale Smelter Energy Deal Made to Benefit Both BPA, Alcoa Bellingham Herald, 4/13/16 by Dave Gallagher
Alcoa in Power Deal that may Keep Intalco Aluminum Plant Open Reuters, 4/13/16 by Josephine Mason
Intalco Aluminum Smelter in Ferndale may Stay Open Bellingham Herald, 4/12/16 by Dave Gallagher
Alcoa Hiring Temporary Employees for Ferndale Smelter Work Bellingham Herald, 2/28/16 by Dave Gallagher
Port of Portland Budgets for 17.4 Percent Dip in Marine Revenue Amid Labor Strife The Oregonian, 4/11/16 by Luke Hammill
Barge-Rail Effective, Draws Additional Trains to Portland Port Marine Link, 4/8/16 by Joseph R. Fonseca
More Than $500,000 in Savings Identified in Council Fish and Wildlife Program NW Fishletter, 4/4/16 by Laura Berg
Study Addresses Economics of Dams Idaho Mountain Express, 3/30/16 by Staff
Nuclear Power Plant Near Richland Operating Again Tri-City Herald, 3/31/16 by Annette Cary
Washington State's Only Nuclear Power Plant Unexpectedly Shut Down CBS News, 3/29/16 by Associated Press
Nuclear Power Plant Near Richland Unexpectedly Shut Down Tri-City Herald, 3/28/16 by Annette Cary
Firm Could Turn 'Straw Into Gold' Post Register, 3/24/16 by Kathy Corgatelli NeVille
US Considers 800-MW Floating Wind Farm in California Renewable Energy World, 3/24/16 by Brian Eckhouse
Google Buys More Land in The Dalles Washington Times, 3/24/16 by Mike Rogoway
Google to Expand Data Center in The Dalles KGW, 3/24/16 by Staff
Voith wins Corps Contract for Ice Harbor Hydropower Plant Turbine Rehab Work HydroWorld, 3/14/16 by Michael Harris
BPA Fish and Wildlife Future Holds Promise and Uncertainty NW Fishletter, 3/7/16 by Laura Berg
Judge Dismisses Suit Against Snake River Dredging NW Fishletter, 3/7/16 by Laura Berg
Moving Salmon Via a Whooshh Pressurized Tube NW Fishletter, 3/7/16 by Laura Berg
Annual Lock Closure on Columbia-Snake Rivers Starts Saturday Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 3/4/16 by Staff
Columbia, Snake Dam Locks Closing for Maintenance Tri-City Herald, 3/3/16 by Staff
Global Forces Shifting the Ground Under Wheat Trade Wall Street Journal, 3/8/16 by Kanthchev & Ballard
Analyst: Strong Dollar, Large Supply Keep Wheat, Corn Prices Low Capital Press, 3/7/16 by Matthew Weaver
Low Wheat Prices to Continue, Economist Says Capital Press, 2/4/16 by Matthew Weaver
Oregon Delivers Huge Clean Energy Win GreenBiz.com, 3/9/16 Noah Long and Angus Duncan
Oregon Legislature Passes 50 Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard Renewable Energy World, 3/7/16 by Jennifer Delony
New US Generating Capacity in January is from Wind, Solar Renewable Energy World, 3/7/16 by Kenneth Bossong
Wind Power Will Soon Surpass Hydro as the Largest Source of Clean Energy in the US Renewable Energy World, 2/29/16 by Jennifer Runyon
Solar Power Growth Expected to Accelerate in 2016, Companies to Add 16 GW of New Panels International Business Times, 3/9/16 by Avaneesh Pandey
Big Cargo Ship in Seattle Signals Big Stakes as Nation's Ports Compete Seattle Times, 2/29/16 by Janet I. Tu
Port of Pasco may Sell Crane, End Container Business Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 2/28/16 by Wendy Culverwell
Former Oregon Lawmaker Proposes Fix for Portland Shipping The Oregonian, 2/19/16 by Associated Press
Former Politician Proposes Oregon Container Shipping Authority East Oregonian, 2/18/16 by George Plaven
End of the Line for the Palen Solar Project KCET, 2/11/16 by Chris Clarke
Little Goose Dam Lock to Close (for inspections) Thursday Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 2/10/16 by Staff
$8 Million Upgrades Set at Ice Harbor, LoMo Dam Locks Tri-City Herald, 2/7/16 by Staff
Contracts Awarded for Dam Lock Repairs Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 2/2/16 by Andy Porter
Judge Rules Against Environmentalists on Snake River Dredging Capital Press, 2/11/16 by Matthew Weaver
Oral Arguments in Federal Court Over Lower Snake River Dredging Set for Feb. 2 Columbia Basin Bulletin, 1/29/16 by Staff
BPA Puts Modernized Celilo Converter Station into Service, Tames High Volumes of Power Columbia Basin Bulletin, 1/22/16 by Staff
Nevada Will Move All Solar Customers to New Rates Reuters, 2/13/16 by Nichola Groom
PG&E Seeks to Expand Solar Power The Hanford Sentinel, 2/9/16 by Staff
Solar Energy Jobs Expand in Oregon Jefferson Public Radio, 1/31/16 by Staff
Solar Panel Costs Predicted to Fall 10% a Year The Guardian, 1/26/16 by Megan Darby
Energy Department Announces $18 Million to Develop Solar Energy Storage Solutions Electrical Construction & Maint. 1/21/16 by Staff
Alcoa official: Cheap Power Could Keep Ferndale Smelter Open Bellingham Herald, 1/25/16 by Dave Gallagher
Alcoa Delays Curtailment of Intalco Smelter Until End of Second Quarter Reuters, 1/19/16 Rukmangadhan & Patnaik
Portland Dock Work Wanes, But Pay Doesn't Capital Press, 1/13/16 by Molly Harbarger
Portland Longshore Workers Paid $1.2 Million to Not Work at Port of Portland The Oregonian, 1/12/16 by Molly Harbarger
New Wheat Buyer Enters Idaho Market Capital Press, 1/7/16 by John O'Connell
U.S. Wheat Applauds WTO End to Export Subsidies Capital Press, 1/4/16 by Matthew Weaver
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Idaho Poised for Solar Energy Boom Capital Press, 12/31/15 by John O'Connell
Idaho's Energy Future: Less Coal, Uncertain Hydro Post Register, 12/28/15 by Luke Ramseth
Bulging Global Wheat Supply, Strong Dollar Impact U.S. Growers Capital Press, 12/22/15 by Matthew Weaver
Port of Portland Labor Dispute Created Far-reaching Problems Albany Democrat-Herald, 12/28/15 by Alex Paul
NLRB Rules Longshore Union Broke Labor Laws Jefferson Public Radio, 12/22/15 by Conrad Wilson
State, Port Officials Work on Export Solutions, Still Courting Shipping Lines The Oregonian, 12/19/15 by Molly Harbarger
Portland Container Terminal Operator Courts 4 Shipping Partners Portland Business Journal, 12/11/15 by James Cronin
listen Legume Farmers Feel the Squeeze from Oregon's Port Feud Oregon Public Broadcasting, 9/1/15 by Conrad Wilson
Lower Salmon Dam Gets a Makeover Twin Times-News, 12/3/15 by Tetona Dunlap
EWEB to Vote on Rate Increase KVAL, 12/4/15 by Staff
Longshoremen Cited for Unfair Labor Practices Capital Press, 12/8/15 by Mateusz Perkowski
ICTSI Oregon Scores Again vs Portland Port Labor Unions Manila Bulletin, 12/6/15 by James Loyola
ILWU Guilty of Federal Labour Violations Port Strategy, 12/4/15 by Staff
Federal Labor Board Affirms Ruling Against ILWU for Coercion of Portland Terminal Journal of Commerce, 12/4/15 by Bill Mongelluzzo
ID Senator Tries to Stop Labor Slowdowns after Container Terminal Woes Voice Observer, 12/18/15 by Gregory Rogers
New Problems, Same Solution at Port The Oregonian, 12/17/15 by Editorial Board
A Look Behind the Gates at Portland's (mostly) Idle Container Terminal (Photos) Portland Business Journal, 12/17/15 by James Cronin
Port of Portland's Marine Terminal Shipments Plummet Year Over Year Portland Business Journal, 11/20/15 by James Cronin
Container Traffic Picks Up at Port Lewiston Tribune, 12/10/15 by Associated Press
Port of Portland Subsidizes Lewiston Container Service Bend Bulletin, 12/5/15 by Associated Press
Port of Portland Subsidizes Lewiston-to-Portland Container Service The Oregonian, 12/4/15 by Molly Harbarger
A Solution for Inland Farmers Struggling with Port of Portland Problems Oregon Business, 12/2/15 by Jacob Palmer
New Shipping Option Gives NW Farmers a Break Oregon Public Broadcasting, 12/1/15 by Conrad Wilson
Barge and Rail Service Helps Connect PNW Exporters to Asia Journal of Commerce, 12/1/15 by Bill Mongelluzzo
watch Container Shipments into the Port of Lewiston is Good News for the Economy KLEW TV, 12/1/15 by Suzette Reynoso
New Shipping Option Gives Northwest Farmers a Break Oregon Public Broadcasting, 12/1/15 by Conrad Wilson
Barge-Rail Service on Upper Columbia, Snake Rivers Marine Link, 12/1/15 by Joseph R. Fonseca
New Deal Brings Container Service Back to Lewiston Capital Press, 11/30/15 by Matthew Weaver
Shippers Still Harbor Hopes for Port of Portland Service Journal of Commerce, 11/30/15 by Mateusz Perkowski
New Barge Service Provides Much-Needed Relief for Oregon Exporters Portland Business Journal, 11/30/15 by James Cronin
Expert: Shippers Haven't Abandoned Hopes for Port of Portland -- Yet Capital Press, 11/18/15 by Mateusz Perkowski
Container Traffic to Resume at Northern Idaho Port KIRO 7, 11/12/15 by Associated Press
BPA Makes 32nd Consecutive Annual U-S Treasury Payment on Time and in Full Energy News Feed, 10/7/15 by Joel Myer
Port of Newport Receives $2 Million for Facility to Serve Oregon Agricultural Producers The Oregonian, 10/29/15 by Molly Harbarger
U.S. Extends Bidding to Install New-design Turbines at 603-MW Ice Harbor Hydro Project HydroWorld, 10/10/15 by Staff
Navy Contractor To Use Lewiston Port Dock Lewiston Tribune, 9/30/15 by Elaine Williams
Study Shows Excessive Foreign Farm Support Costing U.S. Wheat East Oregonian, 9/14/15 by George Plaven
Thresher Pilots 'Act of God' Clause for Wheat East Oregonian, 7/10/15 by John O'Connell
Another Step Taken Toward Bringing Water to Odessa Subarea Capital Press, 9/14/15 by Matthew Weaver
listen Farmers Lose Out During Harvest with Portland Containers Service Gone Northwest Public Radio, 9/8/15 by Conrad Wilson
Port's Problems Shift Attention to Trucks, Railroads The Oregonian, 8/29/15 by Editorial Board
Yes, There are More Trucks on Our Freeways The Columbian, 8/28/15 by Eric Florip
Traffic Hits Braking Point The Columbian, 8/26/15 by Editorial Board
U.S. Seeks Stoplogs for Ice Harbor and Little Goose Hydro Projects HydroWorld, 10/21/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Fish Counting at Eight Columbia, Snake River Hydro Projects HydroWorld, 10/12/15 by Staff
Andritz to Rewind Unit 3 at Corps' Dworshak Hydropower Plant HydroWorld, 10/1/15 by Michael Harris
U.S. Seeks Bids to Install New-design Turbines at Ice Harbor Hydro Project HydroWorld, 9/10/15 by Staff
Corps Awards Contract for Floating Barrier at Lower Monumental Hydropower Plant HydroWorld, 9/10/15 by Michael Harris
HCMS Wins Contract tor Turbine Hub Rehab Work at Lower Granite Hydropower Plant HydroWorld, 9/9/15 by Staff
U.S. Again Extends Bidding for HVAC Upgrades at Lower Granite Dam Hydro Project HydroWorld, 9/8/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Firms for Fish Counting at Eight Columbia, Snake River Hydro Projects HydroWorld, 7/16/15 by Staff
New Solar Panel Product to Reduce Costs Up To 10% Los Angeles Times, 10/25/15 by Ivan Penn
Researchers Develop Cool Way to Improve Solar Cell Efficiency Digital Trends, 9/24/15 by Kelly Hodgkins
Government to Spend Millions on Solar Power Research Climate Central, 9/16/15 by Staff
Why Storing Solar Energy and Using It at Night is Closer Than You Think Washington Post, 9/16/15 by Chris Mooney
Obama Pledges $120M Toward Solar Power, Clean Energy The Hill, 9/16/15 by Timothy Cama
Solar-Power Sharing Programs May Be Poised to Take Off Wall Street Journal, 9/13/15 by Cassandra Sweet
Solar Power Today and its Potential for the Future Huffington Post, 9/14/15 by Peter D. Rosenstein
Solar Energy is Poised for Yet Another Record Year Washington Post, 9/9/15 by Chris Mooney
SMUD Approves Solar Power Array on 62 Acres of Rancho Seco Site Sacramento Bee, 9/9/15 by Mark Glover
PUD to Launch Community Solar Project The Daily News, 9/9/15 by Marissa Luck
Kettleman Solar Project Fires Up Electricity for Bay Area Fresno Bee, 9/1/15 by Tim Sheehan
Obama Joins the Nevada Political Fray Over Rooftop Solar Energy Las Vegas Review-Journal, 8/28/15 by Sean Whaley
Yeloha Connects Roof Owners with Those Who Want Renewable Energy and Vice Versa PSFK, 8/28/15 by Leo Lutero
California Achieves New Utility-Scale Solar Energy Generation Peak of 6.391 GW Clean Technica, 8/29/15 by James Ayre
San Diego Gas & Electric Hits Renewables Peak of 1 GW on August 19 The Oregonian, 8/26/15 by Tsvetomira Tsanova
Small Nukes: a Long-term Prospect for Tri-Cities? Crosscut, 8/18/15 by John Stang
GE to Build its Largest Battery Storage System in California Bloomberg Business, 8/20/15 by Chris Martin
The U.S. Just Approved One of the World's Biggest Solar Power Plants Yahoo News, 8/24/15 by Todd Woody
watch Obama Flies to the Nevada Desert to Promote Solar Energy New York Times, 8/24/15 by Gardiner Harris
Hanford Dairy Has Solar Energy Farm Installed KFSN, 8/24/15 by Staff
Obama Adds $1 Billion in Loan Guarantees to Boost Clean Energy Bloomberg Business, 8/24/15 by Mike Dorning
Regions: The Key to Unlocking a Renewable Energy Future GreenBiz, 8/10/15 by Carl Zichella
Richland Nuclear Plant Increases Electricity Output Capacity Tri-City Herald, 8/11/15 by Annette Cary
U.S. Sets Site Visit for Installation of New-Design Turbines at Ice Harbor Hydro Project HydroWorld, 8/24/15 by PennWell
U.S. Seeks Floating Bulkhead for Little Goose Hydro Project HydroWorld, 8/17/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks HVAC Upgrades at Lower Granite Dam HydroWorld, 8/12/15 by Staff
Firm Sought to Study Salmon Survival Through New-design Turbines at Ice Harbor HydroWorld.com, 8/3/15 by Staff
Testing to Improve Fish Passage Through the Ice Harbor Turbines HydroWorld.com, 5/20/15 by Foust, J.M., et al
Managing Columbia River Water Resources In Hot, Dry Year is Balancing Act NW Fishletter, 8/11/15 by Laura Berg
Power Plant CO2 Emissions at 27 Year Low Environmental News Net, 8/11/15 by Kevin Mathews
Bill Would Allow Governors to End Port Slowdowns Capital Press, 8/7/15 by Joseph Gallivan
Port of Kalama Approves $900,000 Dredging Contract at TEMCO Terminal The Daily News, 8/15/15 by Marissa Luck
Vancouver Welcomes Freight Congestion Relief Project Portland Business Journal, 8/11/15 by Andy Giegerich
Supersized Cargo Skips Small Ports Wall Street Journal, 8/3/15 by Erica E. Phillips
listen Producers Seek Solutions for Portland's Shipping Crisis Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/3/15 by Phoebe Flanigan
Container Ship Docks Briefly at Port of Portland Portland Tribune, 8/3/15 by Joseph Gallivan
Port of Portland Needs a Fix Bend Bulletin, 8/2/15 by Editorial Board
BPA's Annual Costs for Basin Fish and Wildlife Mitigation Expected to Nudge Above $500 Million Columbia Basin Bulletin, 7/11/15 by Staff
Co-op's Huge Riverside Terminal Handles Wheat Harvest Capital Press, 7/27/15 by George Plaven
Japanese Millers Follow Northwest Wheat Harvest Capital Press, 7/7/15 by Matthew Weaver
Northwest Co-ops Face 7.1 Percent Power Rate Hike Electric Co-op Today, 7/27/15 by Steven Johnson
New Material Combines Photons for Big Solar Energy Gains Extreme Tech, 7/28/15 by Graham Templeton
Where is Solar Power Headed? Phys.org, 7/22/15 by Renee Cho
Energy Northwest Plant Back to Full Power Tri-City Herald, 7/23/15 by Annette Cary
Council Moves Forward on Nuclear Power Option St. George News, 7/23/15 by Mori Kessler
First U.S. Small Modular Reactor Inches Ahead Energy Biz, 7/16/15 by Amy Gahran
State Ports Losing Ground Courier-Herald, 7/26/15 by Don Brunell
Pacific Northwest Ports Gain Momentum After Months of Problems Journal of Commerce, 7/31/15 by Bill Mongelluzzo
State Seeks Container Shipping Solutions, Brings Workshop to Hermiston East Oregonian, 7/27/15 by George Plaven
Lack of Ships Visiting Portland Likely to Hurt Metro's Export Gains Go Local PDX, 7/23/15 by Rebecca Randall
Port of Portland Sees First Boxship Call in Three Months Global Trade, 7/28/15 by Michael White
Portland Welcomes First Boxship in Three Months Splash 24/7, 7/22/15 by Sam Chambers
Port Of Portland to Welcome First Cargo Ship In Months Oregon Public Broadcasting, 7/21/15 by Conrad Wilson
Port of Portland Welcomes First Container Ship Since April Portland Business Journal, 7/20/15 by Erik Siemers
Andritz Wins Rewind, Cavitation Repair Contract for Lower Monumental Hydro Plant HydroWorld, 7/20/15 by Michael Harris
10 Years After Installation, Fish Slide at Ice Harbor Celebrated Tri-City Herald, 7/15/15 by Annette Cary
watch Ice Harbor Dam Celebrates Ten Years of Saving Salmon Through Successful Spillway KNDO / KNDU, 7/15/15 by Chris Luther
Amazon Web Services will Power Data Centers with Wind-farm Energy East Oregonian, 7/13/15 by Associated Press
After Rocky 2014, Pacific Northwest Ports Return to Normal Journal of Commerce, 7/11/15 by Bill Mongelluzzo
Hells Canyon an Example of Bipartisan Conservation Idaho Statesman, 7/9/15 by Bert Bowler
U.S. Extends Call to Replace Generator Windings at 402-MW Dworshak Hydro Project HydroWorld, 7/2/15 by Staff
Council Reports BPA F&W Costs Last Year Totaled $782.3 Million NW Fishletter, 8/11/15 by Laura Berg
NW Fish Expenses Hits $782 Million Electric Co-op Today, 7/6/15 by Steven Johnson
Council Report Tallies Bonneville Power's Fish/Wildlife Costs for 2014: $782 Million Columbia Basin Bulletin, 6/26/15 by Staff
Olympia Keeps Local Rail Upgrades on Track The Daily News, 7/12/15 by Staff
Portland Area Exports Rise, But Fallout from Hanjin Unknown Oregon Public Broadcasting, 7/10/15 by Conrad Wilson
California Electricity Rates to Undergo Biggest Change in 15 Years San Francisco Chronicle, 7/4/15 by Baker & Aleaziz
Price of Solar Hits Record Low Again! Clean Technica, 7/10/15 by Nicholas Brown
The $520 Million White House Bid to Widen Access to Solar GreenBiz, 7/15/15 by Barbara Grady
Funds Granted to Bring Solar Power, Jobs to 'Underserved' Areas Like Vallejo Vallejo Times-Herald, 7/15/15 by Rachel Raskin-Zrihen
Sanders Seeks to Boost Poor's Access to Solar Power The Hill, 7/7/15 by Jordain Carney
White House Aims to Give Renters, Lower-income People Access to Solar Washington Post, 7/7/15 by Chris Mooney
Bright Ideas: New Regulations Pave Way for Solar Energy Las Vegas Sun, 7/6/15 by Staff
There's a Lot More Solar Power in the US Than We Thought Vox Energy & Environment, 7/2/15 by David Roberts
US Solar Electricity Production 50% Higher than Previously Thought GreenTech Solar, 6/30/15 by Kaminsky & Baca
Equipment Issue Limiting Richland Nuclear Plant Power Production Tri-City Herald, 7/1/15 by Staff
Richland Nuclear Plant Producing Electricity Again Tri-City Herald, 6/29/15 by Staff
ICE Fines Broetje AgInfo.net, 6/16/15 by Greg Martin
ICE Issues Record Fine of $2.25 Million National Law Review, 6/10/15 by Staff
U.S. Apple Orchard Fined US$2.25M for Hiring 'Unauthorized' Workers Fresh Fruit Portal, 6/10/15 by Staff
Broetje Orchards Agrees to Pay a $2.25 Million Fine for Illegals Wall Street Journal, 6/9/15 by Miriam Jordan
Washington State Fruit Grower Hit with $2.25 Million Immigration Fine Ag Web, 6/5/15 by Paul Neiffer
Broetje Orchards to Pay Record $2.25M in Immigration Penalty Yakima Herald, 6/4/15 by Staff
Broetje Orchards to Pay Record $2.25M in Immigration Penalty Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 6/4/15 by Nicholas K. Geranios
Leaving the Fields: Immigration Policy Takes a Toll at Harvest Time Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 2/5/14 by Andy Porter
Apple Growers Face Near-record Harvest, Worker Shortage Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 9/19/12 by Andy Porter
ROI on Pacific Northwest Channel Deepening Project: Over 5 to 1 Global Trade, 6/30/15 by Peter Buxbaum
Study Highlights Investments in Columbia River Ports Capital Press, 6/29/15 by Matthew Weaver
Columbia River Deepening Sparks $1 Billion in Investments The Daily News, 6/27/15 by Marissa Luck
Port Begins Final Phase of West Vancouver Freight Access Rail Projects Port of Vancouver, 11/12/14 by Web Page
Canpotex Expanding Portland, Oregon, Marine Terminal Wall Street Journal, 10/8/14 by David George-Cosh
ADM Muscles in on Asian Grain Markets Good Fruit & Vegetables, 10/6/14 by Andrew Marshall
Temco Grain Terminal Expansion on Track for Fall Completion The Daily News, 7/21/14 by Justin Pittman
Mitsui Harvesting Opportunities in Agriculture Mitsui & Co., 6/30/13/13 by Web Page
Port of Kalama to Double Temco Site's Rail Capacity The Columbian, 12/13/13 by Staff
Louis Dreyfus Plans $21M Update to Rose Quarter Grain Elevator Portland Business Journal, 12/27/12 by Wendy Culverwell
EGT Facility Creates New Export Opportunities for American Farmers EGT Grain, 7/9/12 by Press Release
Port of Vancouver Launches Key Component of Multimillion-dollar Rail Expansion Project Port of Vancouver, 12/7/11 by Kristine Guerra
Vancouver Port Lands $72M Deal Portland Business Journal, 1/14/11 by Erik Siemers
Port of Longview Inks Property Lease for Export Grain Terminal Port of Longview, 6/1/9 by Press Release
Hanjin Port of Portland Pull-out Means More Truck Traffic KPTV, 6/19/15 by Kimberly Eiten
Hanjin Shipping Leaves Portland and Your Commute Turns Nightmarish The Oregonian, 6/18/15 by Joseph Rose
listen Losing Water Transportation is a Big Blow to the Entire Region AgInfo.net, 6/17/15 by David Sparks
listen Log Jam in Lewiston AgInfo.net, 6/16/15 by David Sparks
listen Lewiston Port Considers Rail AgInfo.net, 6/15/15 by David Sparks
Official Hints at Possible Return of Container Traffic Lewiston Tribune, 6/10/15 by Elaine Williams
Why BPA Sees Aggregation as the Future of Demand Response Utility Dive, 6/12/15 by Robert Walton
Bonneville Power Deploys AutoGrid's Big Data Software Inside Big Data, 6/20/15 by Daniel Gutierrez
Bonneville Power Uses Analytics to Manage Demand Datanami, 6/18/15 by George Leopold
How Bonneville is Tapping Demand Response to Balance Power From Dams, Wind and Sun GreenTech Grid, 6/17/15 by Jeff St. John
Solar Energy Market to Climb 36% in 2015 Amid Falling Solar Prices, Climate Change Concerns International Business Times, 6/17/15 by Maria Gallucci
SunPower Starts to Build 102MW Henrietta Solar Project Zacks, 6/10/15 by Staff
Why You Should Be Paying Attention to the 'Other' Form of Solar Power Climate Progress, 6/10/15 by Joe Romm
NRC Report Suggests 'User-Pays' to Help Fund Corps' Inland Waterways Operation Columbia Basin Bulletin, 6/19/15 by Staff
Industry Prepares for 14-week Lock Closure in December 2016 Capital Press, 6/3/15 by Matthew Weaver
Corps Announces Extended (14-Week) Columbia/Snake Lock System Closure 2016-17 for Repairs Columbia Basin Bulletin, 5/29/15 by Staff
Columbia-Snake River System Lock Closure Set for December 2016 Capital Press, 5/27/15 by Staff
Extended Outages Planned for Columbia, Snake Navigation Locks in 2016-'17 News Tribune, 5/27/15 by News Services
State Approves Recharge Infrastructure Projects Capital Press, 6/1/15 by John O'Connell
Hanford Reach National Monument, A Very Hot 15th Birthday Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 6/25/15 by Joel Connelly
Energy Northwest Pays Record State Tax Amount Tri-City Herald, 6/1/15 by Staff
watch Inside the Reactor: Columbia Generating Station KNDO/KNDU, 5/21/15 by Morgan Ashley
Richland Nuclear Plant Prepares for Emergencies from Terrorist Attacks to Volcanic Eruptions Tri-City Herald, 5/22/15 by Annette Cary
U.S. Seeks Fishway Temperature Improvements at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam HydroWorld, 5/27/15 by Staff
Idaho Power Customers Increased Energy-Efficiency Savings in 2014 Connections, 5/15 by Staff
Critics of Corps' Dredging Plan Continue Fight NW Fishletter, 5/23/15 by Bill Rudolph
Columbia and Snake River Navigation Locks Schedule for Recreational Boaters KEPR TV, 5/13/15 by ACOE
Southern California's Hemet: Solar Power Replacing Horsepower Hydroworld, 5/8/15 by Craig Shultz
Flows Increased at McNary to Move Fish Through Columbia Dams Columbia Basin Bulletin, 5/22/15 by Staff
BPA Says It's Ready for Dry-year Power Demands KTVZ, 5/10/15 by News Sources
Basin Water Supply Forecast Drops Again: Warm Temps, Low Precipitation, Early Runoff Columbia Basin Bulletin, 5/8/15 by Staff
Public Power, BPA Top Five-year EE Target BPA Journal, 12/14 by Staff
In-active Devices Waste Billions of Dollars of Electricity NRDC, 5/7/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Boat Barrier for 810-MW Lower Monumental Hydro Project Hydroworld, 6/16/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Fishway Temperature Improvements at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam Hydroworld, 5/27/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Generator Windings Replacement at 402-MW Dworshak Hydro Project Hydroworld, 5/18/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Turbine Linkage Upgrades at 810-MW Lower Granite Hydro Project Hydroworld, 5/6/15 by Staff
NRC Asks for More Information on Richland Nuclear Plant Quake Risk Tri-City Herald, 5/14/15 by Annette Cary
Regulators Asked to Close Washington Nuclear Plant Until Crack in Cooling System Repaired Tri-City Herald, 5/14/15 by Ted Sickinger
When Should a Nuclear Power Plant be Refueled? Forbes, 5/11/15 by James Conca
Columbia Generating Station Sets Longest Run Record of 683 Days Tri-City Herald, 5/9/15 by Staff
Hanford Has Been an 'Unlimited Spigot' Daily Astorian, 5/5/15 by Editorial Board
Richland Nuclear Plant Refueling Outage Starts May 9 Tri-City Herald, 5/5/15 by Annette Cary
Are U.S. Emissions and Economic Growth Headed for a Divorce? GreenBiz, 5/5/15 by Bobby Magill
Is Tesla's Powerwall Battery a Utility Killer? GreenBiz, 5/4/15 by Jessica Shankleman
U.S. Extends Bidding for Rewind, Cavitation Repair at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam Hydroworld, 4/1/15 by Staff
Western US Utilities Eye California ISO Expansion The Ecologist, 4/26/15 by Mark Shwartz
Refrigeration Battery Could Lower Supermarket Energy Use by 40 Percent Triple Pundit, 4/29/15 by Andrew Burger
The New Battery That Could Power the Renewable Revolution The Ecologist, 4/26/15 by Mark Shwartz
Cloud-seeding Project Proposed Idaho Mountain Express, 4/24/15 by Staff
West Side Story: California and Energy Northwest Lead $8.7B Week The Bond Buyer, 4/17/15 by Aaron Weitzman
watch Portland Shipping Fight Hits Inland Northwest Farmers KXLY, 4/29/15 by John Hendricks
Port Container Terminal Dispute Drags Portland Tribune, 4/15/15 by Joseph Gallivan
Container-Terminal Loss at Port of Portland Felt Deeply Upriver Oregonian, 4/12/15 by Molly Harbarger
Hapag-Lloyd Stops Scheduling Trips to Terminal 6 in Portland Customs Today Report, 4/9/15 by Staff
Second Shipping Company Pulls Out of Port of Portland KPTV, 4/8/15 by Staff
Shipping Firms' Departures Sink Port of Portland Marketplace, 4/7/15 by Conrad Wilson
Oregon's Direct Marine Line to Europe, Hapag-Lloyd, Officially Pulls Out of Port of Portland Oregonian, 4/7/15 by Molly Harbarger
Hapag-Lloyd Makes It Official, No Stops at the Port of Portland Daily Journal, 4/7/15 by Associated Press
Port of Portland's Container Terminal Needed to Keep Costs Low at Bigger Ports Hellenic Shipping News, 4/6/15 by Staff
Portland Port Container Terminal Loses All Business After Hapag-Lloyd Stops Trips Customs Today Report, 4/5/15 by Staff
Second Major Container Carrier Stops Visiting Portland Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 4/5/15 by Associated Press
Hapag-Lloyd Drops Port of Portland Port Technology, 4/3/15 by Staff
Port Container Traffic on Hold Indefinitely Lewiston Tribune, 4/8/15 by Elaine Williams
Port of Portland's Future Looks Bleak as Second Carrier Shuns Terminal Mail Tribune, 4/6/15 by Associated Press
Port of Portland Container Terminal Loses Almost All Business After Hapag-Lloyd Stops Trips Oregonian, 4/3/15 by Molly Harbarger
Outside Factors Keep Wheat Prices Low Despite Lower Supply Capital Press, 4/1/15 by Matthew Weaver
Planning Grant to Help City Untangle Rail Congestion Capital Press, 3/27/15 by Matthew Weaver
Dworshak Reservoir Filling Up Early KTVB, 4/26/15 by Associated Press
Below-Average Snowpack in Clearwater Basin Calls for Early Fill of Dworshak Reservoir Columbia Basin Bulletin, 4/24/15 by Staff
U.S. Reissues Call for Circuit Breakers at 402-MW Dworshak Hydro Project Hydroworld, 4/27/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Firms to Supply Stoplogs to Ice Harbor and Little Goose Hydro Projects Hydroworld, 4/24/15 by Staff
U.S. Extends Call for Oil Filtration Systems for 402-MW Dworshak Hydro Project Hydroworld, 4/8/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Transformer for 810-MW Little Goose Hydro Project Hydroworld, 4/2/15 by Staff
Snake River Dams Spill Water to Help Fish Tri-City Herald, 4/6/15 by Staff
Idaho Well Users Owe Large Surface Call Obligation Capital Press, 4/21/15 by John O'Connell
Idaho Sees Potential for Winter Recharge Expansion Capital Press, 4/2/15 by John O'Connell
Energy, Interior, Corps Renew Five-Year Partnership to Advance Hydropower Columbia Basin Bulletin, 3/27/15 by Staff
Gov. Kate Brown's Signature Could Trigger Data Center Boom in Rural Oregon The Oregonian, 3/29/15 by Mike Rogoway
Tax Breaks for Internet Companies The Dalles Chronicle, 3/24/15 by Jonathan J. Cooper
Bonneville Pushes for Northwest Imbalance Market Argus, 3/17/15 by Staff
Bonneville Looks to Pour $5M Toward Energy Entrepreneurs Portland Business Journal, 3/13/15 by Andy Giegerich
America's Non-hydro Renewables Outpace Hydroelectric Power Through 2014 HydroWorld, 3/10/15 by Michael Harris
Nuclear Power Measures Face Questions Crosscut, 3/25/15 by John Stang
Nuclear Energy Scores Two Victories in Olympia Crosscut, 3/11/15 by John Stang
Why the Nuclear Energy World is Thinking Small Jefferson Public Radio, 3/12/15 by Jes Burns
Senate OK Bills to Promote Nuclear Energy in Washington KREM2, 3/6/15 by Associated Press
Columbia-Snake Irrigators Push Plea for Water to the Top Capital Press, 3/3/15 by Don Jenkins
New Kind of "Tandem" Solar Cell Developed MIT News, 3/24/15 by David L. Chandler
Solar Energy: Tribes Try to Block Project The Press Enterprise, 3/17/15 by David Danelski
Massive Solar Project Proposed Near Blythe The Desert Sun, 3/11/15 by Sammy Roth
Sonoma County is Building the Largest Floating Solar Project in the US GreenTech Solar, 3/11/15 by Julia Pyper
New Concept in Solar Energy Starts to Catch On Poughkeepsie Journal, 3/10/15 by Steve Karnowski
Google Makes Biggest Renewables Bet Yet on $750 Million SolarCity Fund GreenBiz, 3/2/15 by Staff
From Boom to Bust: A Short History of CFAC Hungry Horse News, 3/5/15 by Richard Hanners
U.S. Seeks Bids for Rewind, Cavitation Repair at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam Hydroworld, 3/24/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Static Inverters for 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam Hydro Project Hydroworld, 3/11/15 by Staff
U.S. Sets Site Visit for Rewind, Cavitation Repair at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam Hydroworld, 3/6/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Biological Services for Hydro Projects in Northwest Hydroworld, 2/17/15 by Staff
Repair Work to Close Road Near Lower Granite Dam Thursday Evening Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 3/25/15 by Staff
Lock Closures Planned on Columbia, Snake Rivers The Oregonian, 3/8/15 by Associated Press
River Locks Close Early for Inspection, Maintenance Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 3/7/15 by Staff
Maintenance, Repair Work to Close Columbia, Snake Dams The Columbian, 3/7/15 by Staff
Corps Dredging of Federal Navigation Channel Completed for Snake, Clearwater Rivers, Two Ports Columbia Basin Bulletin, 2/27/15 by Staff
Judge Tells Longshore Union to Pay $60,000 in Portland Dispute Register-Guard, 3/11/15 by Associated Press
Fed Judge Orders Longshore Union to Pay $60,000 for Violating Court Order in Slowdown Case The Oregonian, 3/10/15 by Molly Harbarger
Terminal Operator, Union Spar Over Call for Peace Portland Tribune, 3/14/15 by Jim Redden
listen Hanjin's Departure Leaves Region's Shippers in a State of 'Chaos' Oregon Public Broadcasting, 3/13/15 by Conrad Wilson
Terminal 6 a Potentially Terminal Problem Portland Tribune, 3/12/15 by Jim Redden
Despite West Coast Deal, Portland Terminal Hurting Bend Bulletin, 2/28/15 by Associated Press
Oregon's Exports Help U.S. Hit Record High in 2014 Statesman Journal, 2/27/15 by Laura Fosmire
Port of Portland Container Terminal Would Close for Good if ICTSI Leaves, Official Says Oregonian, 2/26/15 by Molly Harbarger
Port of Portland, Longshore Union Still Trading Blame, Barbs as Rest of West Goes Back to Work The Oregonian, 2/24/15 by Molly Harbarger
Port Agreement Reached, But Hanjin's Still Out Oregonian, 2/20/15 by Anna Marum
listen Portland Port Aims to Replace Hanjin Amid Labor Dispute Oregon Public Broadcasting, 2/19/15 by Conrad Wilson
Loss of Ocean Carrier 'Devastating Blow' to Ag Exporters Capital Press, 2/11/15 by Mateusz Perkowski
Upper Snake Recharge Expands, Despite Dry Month Capital Press, 2/27/15 by John O'Connell
Bonneville Requests 100MW of External Reserves Argus, 2/20/15 by Staff
Bonneville Changing Energy Conservation Program Wahkiakum County Eagle, 2/19/15 by Diana Zimmerman
US Healthcare Group Kaiser Permanente Signs Up for 180MW of Solar Power PV Tech, 2/18/15 by John Parnell
Apple Swings for the Fences with $848 Million Solar Deal GreenBiz, 2/10/15 by Barbara Grady
Hydroelectric (Hells Canyon) Project License is 5 Years Out The Argus Observer, 2/11/15 by Larry Meyer
NuScale Hires an Energy Giant to Help get its Nuclear Plant Certified Portland Business Journal, 2/17/15 by Wendy Culverwell
Nuclear Hearing Draws Eastern Washington Support, Western Washington Opposition Tri-City Herald, 2/13/15 by Staff
Federal Budget Proposal Includes Millions for U.S. Hydroelectric Power, Dams Hydroworld, 2/10/15 by Michael Harris
U.S. Seeks Governor Installation at 810-MW Little Goose Hydro Project Hydroworld, 2/5/15 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Firms to Supply Standby Generator at 810-MW Little Goose Dam HydroWorld, 1/14/15 by Staff
LED Outdoor Lights Could Save $6 Billion in the U.S. Every Year GreenBiz, 2/10/15 by Noah Horowitz
Philips Teams Up with Mayors to Power City LEDs GreenBiz, 1/27/14 by Staff
California Turns on a Giant Solar Power Farm CBS News, 2/9/15 by Associated Press
Solar Power Shines on Apartments, Renters in California San Diego Union-Tribune, 1/29/15 by Morgan Lee
Report: Wind and Solar Energy Have Tripled Since 2008 Washington Post, 2/4/15 by Chris Mooney
Ready or Not, the U.S. Clean Power 'Revolution' is Here GreenBiz, 2/4/15 by Garrett Hering
Is the Solar Panel & Battery Combo Ready to Change Energy Markets? GigaOm, 1/11/15 by Katie Fehrenbacher
Lower Monumental and Little Goose Dams Closed to Crossings Monday Tri-City Herald, 2/14/15 by Staff
Lower Granite Dam has Reopened to Vehicle Crossings after Repairs Lewiston Tribune, 2/12/15 by Staff
Corps Suspends Vehicle Crossing at Lower Granite Dam Lewiston Tribune, 2/6/15 by Staff
Corps Finds Crack in Holding Tank for Adult Fish at Lower Granite Dam Lewiston Tribune, 2/5/15 by Eric Barker
Ports Shut Down for the Weekend; Cargo Ships Anchor Near Astoria KPTV, 2/14/15 by Associated Press
Port of Portland to Close 4 of Next 5 Days KOIN 6, 2/11/15 by Staff
South Korean Shipping Company's Portland Exit Will Affect Many Jobs, Businesses The Register-Guard, 2/16/15 by Associated Press
Long-term Issues Will Remain After Port Dispute The News Tribune, 2/15/15 by Bill Virgin
Agriculture Companies Ask for Federal Intervention in West Coast Longshore-Port Dispute Oregonian, 2/12/15 by Molly Harbarger
Hanjin Shipping Leaves Port of Portland, Taking Vast Majority of Port's Business with It Oregonian, 2/10/15 by Molly Harbarger
News of Hanjin Leaving Port of Portland Surprises Port Operator as Shippers Receive Letters Oregonian, 2/10/15 by Molly Harbarger
What the Heck is Going On at the Port of Portland Oregonian, 2/13/15 by Molly Harbarger
Port of Portland's Wyatt: Shippers Prepared for Lockout Portland Business Journal, 2/10/15 by Erik Siemers
ILWU Goes Back to Work at Port of Portland's Terminal 6 Oregon Public Broadcasting, 2/10/15 by Conrad Wilson
watch 'Port Slowdowns Same Effect as Workers Strike' KOIN 6 News, 2/9/15 by Ken Boddie
Work at Container Terminal Stopped Again as Longshore Union Demonstrates Oregonian, 2/9/15 by Molly Harbarger
Port of Portland Container Terminal Open for Business Again After Weekend Halt Oregonian, 2/9/15 by Molly Harbarger
Port of Portland Shuts Down for Weekend Oregonian, 2/6/15 by Mike Francis
Hanjin Cargo Ship Turns Away from Portland as Port Labor Issues Near Crisis Oregonian, 1/30/15 by Mike Rogoway
ICTSI says Portland Slowdowns are Worse Than at Other West Coast Ports Journal of Commerce, 1/30/15 by Staff
ILWU Local 8 Shuts Down Portland Container Terminal Tuesday Journal of Commerce, 1/30/15 by Staff
Terminal Operator: Work Stoppages Wreaking Havoc on Portland's Economy Portland Business Journal, 1/29/15 by Andy Giegerich
Port Talks Advance, But Cargo Waits The Packer, 1/27/15 by Mike Hornick
Work Group Focuses on Aquifer Recharge Credits Capital Press, 1/2/15 by
Idaho Commences Winter Recharge Pilot Capital Press, 1/2/15 by John O'Connell
Solar Energy in Yuma a Boon for Electric Grid Yuma Sun, 1/29/15 by Chris McDaniel
How the Rise of a Mega Solar Panel Farm Shows Us the Future of Energy GigaOm, 1/20/15 by Keith Ridler
U.S. Seeks HVAC Upgrades for 402-MW Dworshak Hydro Project HydroWorld, 2/11/15 by Staff
Judge Says Corps Can Start Lower Snake River Dredging NW Fishletter, 1/15/15 by Bill Rudolph
Dredging of Lower Snake River Channel Begins NW News Network, 1/12/15 by Tom Banse
Landfill Could be One of Last to Tap Methane for Power NewsOK, 1/22/15 by Gillian Flaccus
California Landfill Taps Methane for Power San Jose Mercury News, 1/22/15 by Gillian Flaccus
Report Shows Big Gains in Solar Employment Silicon Beat, 1/16/15 by Levi Sumagaysay
Solar Power Heating Up in Idaho The Washington Times, 1/18/15 by Keith Ridler
Solar Power Gains Traction in Idaho Twin Falls Times-News, 1/14/15 by Mychel Matthews
How to Store Solar Energy for a Rainy Day? A Really Big Battery Seattle Times, 1/15/15 by Hal Bernton
Idaho Could Soon Have the Most Solar Per-Capita of Any State Utility Dive, 1/15/15 by Robert Walton
New PGE Plant Will Help Balance Renewables and Meet Peak Demand for Customers Business Wire, 1/2/15 by Press Release
Federal Judge Clears Way for Snake River Dredging Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 1/6/15 by Associated Press
Coalition Seeks Funds to Study Rail Interchange Improvements Capital Press, 1/6/15 by Matthew Weaver
Port Slowdown Impacts Lewiston Shipping Capital Press, 1/15/15 by Associated Press
watch Longshoreman Dispute 'Port Slowdown,' Blame PMA King 5, 1/13/15 by Chris Daniels
Judge: Longshoremen's Work Slowdowns Violate Court Order Capital Press, 12/24/14 by Mateusz Perkowski
Long, Costly ILWU Portland Port Dispute Nears End Journal of Commerce, 12/18/14 by Bill Mongelluzzo
Port Slowdowns Keep Northwest Farm Exports Stuck on the Ranch KUOW, 12/17/14 by Anna King
Port Extends Ocean Carrier Subsidies Capital Press, 12/10/14 by Mateusz Perkowski
Researchers Set World Record in Solar Energy Efficiency Energy Harvesting Journal, 12/15/14 University of New South Wales
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Cambridge Company's Battery May Give Grid a Boost Boston Globe, 12/30/14 by Jon Chesto
Richland Nuclear Power Plant Sets New Production Record Tri-City Herald, 1/6/15 by Staff
Energy Northwest Celebrates 30 Years of Operations Tri-City Herald, 12/15/14 by Drew Foster
Washington State Task Force Will Continue Look at Small Modular Nuclear Reactors Tri-City Herald, 12/4/14 by Annette Cary
BPA Announces Proposed Rate Hike Bend Bulletin, 12/5/14 by Tim Doran
Rate Hikes Loom for Northwest Utilities Electric Co-op Today, 12/8/14 by Steven Johnson
Bonneville Power Seeking 6.7 Percent Rise in Wholesale Power Rate The Daily News, 12/4/14 by Brooks Johnson
Port Extends Ocean Carrier Subsidies Capital Press, 12/10/14 by Mateusz Perkowski
Barges Running Aground at Lewiston as Dredging Controversy Drags On NW News Network, 11/25/14 by Tom Banse
Irrigators Seek Support in Olympia for Stalled Project Capital Press, 12/9/14 by Don Jenkins
Funding to Finish East Low Canal a 'Rough Pull' Capital Press, 11/11/14 by Matthew Weaver
U.S. Seeks Turbine Blade Packing for 810-MW Little Goose Hydro Project HydroWorld, 11/24/14 by Staff
Ag Group Opposes Power Rate Increases Capital Press, 11/21/14 by Dan Wheat
Study: Energy Storage Will Soon Replace Peaker Plants Utility Dive, 11/13/14 by Robert Walton
Washington Utility Tries Community Solar Projects Spokesman Review, 11/26/14 by Becky Kramer
New Hybrid Solar Cell Battery Takes Aim at Solar Power's Energy Storage Problem Spokesman Review, 10/28/14 by Peniel Dimberu
The $400 Billion Better Building Conundrum: How People Can Help GreenBiz, 11/21/14 by Maria Tikoff Vargas
Solutions Project: Power the Planet with 100 Percent Renewables GreenBiz, 11/10/14 by Antonio Pasolini
The Audacious Goal of 100% Renewables GreenBiz, 11/3/14 by Antonio Pasolini
Paying Wind Generators Not to Produce Power Jefferson Public Radio, 11/12/14 by Liam Moriarty
Energy Northwest's Columbia Reactor Back at Full Power After Work Reuters, 11/17/14 by Reuters
Nuke Plant Sets Operations Record Spokesman-Review, 11/14/14 by Staff
Research Shakes Up Seismic Knowledge Near Northwest Nuclear Plant King 5, 11/6/14 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Firms for Windings, Cavitation Repair at 402-MW Dworshak Hydro Project Hydroworld, 11/18/14 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Firms for Turbine Linkage Upgrades at 810-MW Lower Granite Hydro Project Hydroworld, 11/7/14 by Staff
U.S. Seek Firms to Install Governors at 810-MW Little Goose Hydro Project Hydroworld, 11/5/14 by Staff
Funding to Finish East Low Canal a 'Rough Pull' Capital Press, 11/14/14 by Matthew Weaver
Enjoying Conservation and Low-cost Power Bellingham Herald, 11/4/14 by Staff
15 Minutes to Balance Northwest Grid Electric Co-op Today, 11/3/14 by Steven Johnson
BPA Explores Capacity Market BPA Journal, 8/14 by Staff
Shifting Up to Higher Octane MIT News, 10/28/14 by Jennifer Chu
Renewables Can Supply 100% of World's Power by 2050 The Ecologist, 10/15/14 by Tim Radford
DoE Initiative Supports Further Development of Solar Power Infrastructure Renewable Energy Focus, 10/31/14 by Associated Press
Solar Prices Still Falling Fast, Study Finds Triple Pundit, 10/27/14 by Gina-Marie Cheeseman
Big Utilities Can't Beat Solar, So They're Jumping In Business Insider, 10/22/14 by Nichola Groom
Boise, Broetje Top Property Tax Payers in County Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 10/28/14 by Alasdair Stewart
Sinking Barge at Bonneville Dam KXL Radio, 10/25/14 by Anna Erickson
LCOE of Utility-Scale Solar Power Getting Really Competitive Clean Technica, 10/26/14 by Staff
Solar Power is Contagious: Installing Panels Often Means Your Neighbors Will Too Vox, 10/24/14 by Brad Plumer
Washington Keeps Up 8-year Pursuit of More Water Capital Press, 10/22/14 by Don Jenkins
Retired Economists Find Holes in Odessa Plan Capital Press, 4/25/14 by Matthew Weaver
U.S. to Seek Fishway Temperature Improvements at Lower Granite Dam Hydroworld, 10/14 by Staff
Making Turbines Safer for Fish BPA Journal, 10/14 by Staff
Here Are the 12 Most Energy Efficient States in America The Street, 10/22/14 by Laurie Kulikowski
Grain Co-ops Building Shuttle-loading Rail Facility Capital Press, 10/7/14 by Matthew Weaver
Lower Granite and Ice Harbour Navigation Channel Maintenance - Solicitation Dredging News Online, 10/7/14 by Staff
BPA Makes Annual U.S. Treasury Payment Of $991 Million Columbia Basin Bulletin, 10/10/14 by Staff
Third Hanford Deadline to be Missed The Columbian, 9/23/14 by Staff
Bond Sale Benefits Ratepayers BPA Journal, 9/14 by Staff
Railroad says it's Trying to Catch Up with Demand Capital Press, 8/19/14 by Matthew Weaver
Traffic Jam Slows Railroad Service Capital Press, 4/17/14 by Editorial Board
Idaho to Start Winter Recharge Under New Fee Structure Capital Press, 9/22/14 by John O'Connell
New Irrigation Method Save Power, Water Capital Press, 9/5/14 by John O'Connell
Idaho Water Resources Molding Strategic Aquifer Plan Capital Press, 6/25/14 by Carol Ryan Dumas
Idaho Conducts Spring Recharge at New Site Capital Press, 3/20/14 by John O'Connell
U.S. Seeks Firms for Fishway Temperature Improvements at Lower Granite Dam HydroWorld, 9/24/14 by Staff
Fate of Subsidy Warrants Explanation, Court Says Courthouse News Service, 9/18/14 by Tim Hull
Big Companies Agree to Cut Back on a Potent Greenhouse Gas Christian Science Monitor, 9/17/14 by Valerie Volcovici
Cloud Seeding Boosts Hydroelectric Production Times News, 9/16/14 by Kimberly Williams-Brackett
Washington Irrigators Await Water Fix Capital Press, 9/15/14 by Dan Wheat
U.S. Awards Fish Passage Construction for 810-MW Lower Granite Dam HydroWorld, 10/6/14 by Staff
Fish Passage Bidding Extended Again at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam HydroWorld, 9/2/14 by Staff
Biggest Solar Energy Purchase Ever by Higher Education in US Clean Technica, 9/20/14 by James Ayre
UC Makes Largest Solar Energy Purchase by U.S. Higher Education Institution Daily California, 9/10/14 by Jean Lee
Solar Incentives Reward West-facing Panels Union-Tribune, 9/12/14 by Morgan Lee
Google Invests in Solar in an Aging Oil Field GreenBiz.com, 9/12/14 by James Murray
Biogas Initiative Recognizes Dairy Potential Capital Press, 9/9/14 by Carol Ryan Dumas
Energy Northwest Picked for BPA Pilot Project The News Tribune, 9/18/14 by Annette Cary
DOE Agrees to Pay $23.6M to Energy Northwest Tri-City Herald, 8/28/14 by Staff
Nuclear Power: A Risky Wager for the Northwest Crosscut, 9/11/14 by Amundson & Johnson
Nuclear Energy is Here to Stay Crosscut, 8/28/14 by John C. Dobken
Seattle City Light's Little Nuclear Share Crosscut, 8/20/14 by Martha Baskin
NuScale Looking to Build Small Scale Nuclear Power Plant in Washington PennEnergy, 8/12/14 by Editorial Board
Crestline Tapped for PUD Work at The Dalles Fish Ladder The Oregonian, 8/22/14 by Kathy Ursprung
Idaho National Laboratory: A Place Where Research Meets Agriculture Capital Press, 8/21/14 by John O'Connell
How Big Data is About to Ignite Smart Grids Worldwide GreenBiz.com, 8/8/14 by Alan Rose
AirBNB: How Sofa-Surfing Helps the Environment GreenBiz.com, 8/7/14 by Joe Gebbia
Developers Want to Shrink, Delay The Dalles Wind Farm KOIN, 8/31/14 by Associated Press
What's Rooftop Solar Power Worth? Not Much, Utility Says Salt Lake Tribune, 8/4/14 by Brian Maffly
PGE Solar Project Receives Zoning Recommendation Statesman Journal, 8/4/14 by Michael Rose
How Solar Energy is Taking Over the U.S. Motley Fool, 8/3/14 by Travis Hoium
Lewiston Levee Parkway Irrigation Schedule Returns to Nighttime Hours Ag Weekly, 7/30/14 by Associated Press
State Comes Up Short in Grain Inspections Capital Press, 10/2/14 by Editorial Board
Grain Agreement Ends Lockouts in Northwest Ports Labor Notes, 9/10/14 by Paul Bigman
Longshore Workers OK Northwest Grain Deal Capital Press, 8/26/14 by Mateusz Perkowski
Longshormen Lose Refer Container Work Capital Press, 8/26/14 by Mateusz Perkowski
Disputed Reefer Jobs Back in Play as Port of Portland Cancels Deal with Longshore Union The Oregonian, 8/23/14 by Mike Francis
Labor Deal Eases Fears of Grain Export Disruptions Capital Press, 8/13/14 by Mateusz Perkowski
Longshore Workers at NW Ports Ratify Contract with Grain Operators The Columbian, 8/12/14 by Aaron Corvin
Tentative Deal in NW Grain Terminal Dispute Miami Herald, 8/12/14 by Steven DuBois
Grain Operations Resume at Port of Vancouver Farm Futures, 8/12/14 by Bob Burgdorfer
listen Idaho Wheat Growers Impacted by Washington Export Terminal Shutdown Boise State Public Radio, 8/5/14 by Conrad Wilson
Farmers Fret Over On-Going Port Shutdown Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/1/14 by Conrad Wilson
Labor War: Longshore Union Shows Aggression in Washington Port Dispute Fox News, 7/31/14 by Perry Chiaramonte
Terminal Operators, Union Negotiating New Pact Capital Press, 7/8/14 by Mateusz Perkowski
listen Oil Trains Crowd Out Grain Shipments to NW Ports Seattle Times, 7/28/14 by Angel Gonzalez
Industrial Park Considered 'Choke Point,' as Big Exporters Bring Big Railroad Traffic Seattle Times, 7/28/14 by Angel Gonzalez
Record Year for Only Nuclear Plant in Northwest San Francisco Chronicle, 7/25/14 by Associated Press
Nuclear-Renewable Mix is Just What the EPA Ordered Forbes, 7/15/14 by Staff
Storage Gets a Lift from California's $415 Million for Behind-the-meter Generation Smart Grid News, 7/25/14 by Dean Frankel
Energy Storage Projects Integrate Renewable Energy, Improve Power Grid Clean Edge, 7/15/14 by Staff
U.S. Extends Bidding for Fish Passage Overhaul at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam HydroWorld, 7/11/14 by Staff
Corps Awards Contract to Modify Fish Channel at Lower Granite Hydropower Project HydroWorld, 7/11/14 by Staff
BPA Sees Limited Success in Preschedule Capacity RFOs to Manage Wind, Hydro Supplies SNL, 7/18/14 by Christine Cordner
DOE Makes Additional $4 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Renewable and Efficient Energy Clean Edge, 7/3/14 by Staff
YieldCos Could Cut Renewables Costs by 20%, Study Finds Clean Edge, 6/30/14 by Staff
World Future Council Going Global with 100% Renewable Energy The Ecologist, 5/23/14 by Anne Reis
Peninsula Utilities Wait for Decision on Electricity for Marijuana-growing Operations Peninsula Daily News, 7/6/14 Charlie Bermant & Leah Leach
Clallam PUD Electricity Rates Increase 3.5% Peninsula Daily News, 7/3/14 by Rob Ollikainen
Rate Hike is Fourth in Five Years Sequim Gazette, 7/2/14 by Michael Dashiell
Lower Bills Coming for PSE Customers Daily Journal of Commerce, 6/5/14 by Staff
Collection Highlights Hydropower History The Dalles Chronicle, 6/24/14 by Staff
Top 50 Stories: 1956-1967 -- Hells Canyon Dams Built Idaho Statesman, 6/18/14 by Sven Berg
Climate Change Poses Threat to Northwest Electricity Washington Examiner, 5/16/14 by Staff
New Idaho Hydro Generation Unit Delayed Capital Press, 7/10/14 by Sean Ellis
Energy Northwest Near Richland Sets New Megawatt Record Tri-City Herald, 7/1/14 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Thrust Bearing Shoe Refurbishment at Lower Monumental, Ice Harbor Dams HydroWorld, 6/19/14 by Staff
BPA Fish Costs Total Nearly $14 Billion NW Fishletter, 6/26/14 by Bill Rudolph
BPA's Columbia Basin Mitigation Costs Pegged at $682 Million for 2013 Columbia Basin Bulletin, 6/19/14 by Staff
Tab for Saving NW Fish Nears $700 Million Electric Co-Op Today, 6/18/14 by Steven Johnson
Tab for Saving NW Fish Nears $700 Million Electric Co-op Today, 6/18/14 by Steven Johnson
watch Solar Power Makes Gains in US Voice of America, 7/2/14 by Jim Randle
Google Invests $145 Million in Kern County Solar Project LA Times, 6/26/14 by Chad Garland
SolarCity's Bold Move to Become a Solar Panel Maker Forbes, 6/19/14 by Ucilia Wang
Wind Turbines Generate Prompt Energy Payback -- Study E & E, 6/18/14 by Daniel Cusick
Utilities Connect at Efficiency Exchange BPA Journal, 6/14 by Staff
Six Electric Utilities Charging a New Energy Course GreenBiz.com, 5/12/14 by Garrett Hering
Port of Portland Workers Tried to Force Shipper to Abandon Port Supply & Demand Chain, 6/10/14 by Staff
Portland Slowdown Just Got Slower Maritime Executive, 6/4/14 by Staff
Labor Judge Hands Port-working Portland Union a Major Loss Portland Business Journal, 6/2/14 by Staff
Proposed Galloway Dam Studies Continue Capital Press, 6/5/14 by Staff
Energy Northwest Pays Nearly $4.4 Million in Taxes KVEW TV, 6/2/14 by Yasmeen Hassan
Fast HFC Phase-Down Could Avoid 200 Billion Tonnes of CO2-eq by 2050 Environmental News Net, 5/12/14 by Katie Fletcher
A PV Market First: Residential Solar in the US Beats Commercial Installations Greentech Solar, 5/29/14 by Mike Munsell
U.S. Solar Power Rises 79% as Home Panels Beat Warehouses Bloomberg Businessweek, 5/29/14 by Ehren Goossens
Idaho Solar Road Startup Passes Fundraising Goal The Spokesman-Review, 5/27/14 by Scott Maben
Homeowners Dismiss Clouds, Reap Benefits of Solar Panels The News Tribune, 5/28/14 by Craig Sailor
Judge: Port of Portland Longshore Union Intentionally Slowed Work at Terminal 6 The Oregonian, 5/31/14 by Joseph Rose
Industrial Growth: Columbia's Deeper Channel is a Magnet for Big Business The Daily News, 5/25/14 by Shari Phiel
Timeline Traces Key Dates in Idaho Water Development Idaho Statesman, 5/21/14 by Rocky Barker
Corps of Engineers Offers Summer Recreation Opportunities Near Ice Harbor Dam Ag Weekly, 5/24/14 by Staff
EnerVault Unveils 'Flow Battery' for Solar Energy Storage San Francisco Chronicle, 5/22/14 by David R. Baker
BPA Breaks Ground on New Power Line BPA Journal, 5/14 by Staff
Global Geothermal Added 530 MW in 2013, Best Year Since 1997 Clean Edge News, 5/5/14 by Staff
Renewables Made Up 92% of New U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity for Q1 Clean Edge News, 4/21/14 by Staff
Why Utilities Need to Get Real About Distributed Energy Energy Efficiency Markets, 5/6/14 by Lisa Cohn
DOI Secretary Announces Solar Energy Project on Trust Land Native American Times, 5/7/14 by DOI Press Release
290-MW Solar Project Says Get Over It: The Age Of Solar is Here Clean Technica, 5/1/14 by Tina Casey
Solar Co-ops Bring Affordable Green Power to the People GreenBiz.com, 4/28/14 by Laurie Guevara-Stone
California to Utilities: Connect Battery-Solar Systems to the Grid Green Tech Grid, 4/16/14 by Jeff St. John
Why Wave Power Energy Has Lagged Far Behind Yale Environment 360, 5/14/14 by Dave Levitan
Experimental Efforts to Harvest the Ocean's Power Face Cost Setbacks New York Times, 4/27/14 by Hunt & Cardwell
Bill Wyatt's State-of-the-Port Speech Frames Important Issues The Oregonian, 4/21/14 by Mark Hester
Union, United Grain Deny Agency's Allegations The Columbian, 4/23/14 by Aaron Corvin
U.S. Seeks to Refurbish Thrust Bearing Shoes at Lower Monumental, Ice Harbor Dams HydroWorld, 5/13/14 by Staff
U.S. Extends Bidding to Modify Fish Channel at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam HydroWorld, 4/29/14 by Staff
Corps OKs All But Largest Permit (for pipe extension to river) Capital Press, 4/21/14 by Dan Wheat
Railroad Tracks Would Cost $4 Million Lewiston Tribune, 4/14/14 by Elaine Williams
Consultant: Railroads Already Near Capacity Capital Press, 4/16/14 by Matthew Weaver
Grain Company Rehabbing Barge Facility Capital Press, 4/2/14 by Matthew Weaver
Heavy Traffic Still Ahead WORC, 2/14 by Terry Whiteside
Summer Recreational Vessel Lockage Schedule Begins May 15 The Prairie Star, 5/1/14 by Staff
Empress Becomes Regular Visitor The Dalles Chronicle, 4/17/14 by RaeLynn Ricarte
American Empress Just One of Many Ways to Cruise Columbia, Willamette Rivers The Oregonian, 4/5/14 by Terry Richard
Dworshak Hatchery Recognized for Energy Upgrades KHQ TV, 4/19/14 by Associated Press
U.S. Seeks Firms for Rewind, Cavitation Repair at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam HydroWorld.com, 4/24/14 by Staff
Little Goose Dam Navigation Lock Reopens; Salmon, Steelhead Barging Begins May 1 Columbia Basin Bulletin, 4/25/14 by Staff
Little Goose Lock Reopens Ahead of Schedule Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 4/23/14 by Staff
Little Goose Navigation Lock Reopens Ahead of Schedule Capital Press, 4/22/14 by Matthew Weaver
US: Army Corps of Engineers Seeks Public Comment on Dredging Dredging News Online, 4/14/14 by Staff
Electric Car Numbers Double in One Year Environmental News Net, 4/16/14 by The Ecologist, Editor
Solar Power Grows 400 Percent in Only 4 Years Scientific American, 4/24/14 by Daniel Cusick
Solar Power Rising Fast KFMZ-TV, 4/22/14 by Hayes & Denman
Wind, Solar Power Sheboygan Press, 4/12/14 by Wendy Koch
U.S. Wind Power Blows New Records. Again. And Again. Bloomberg News, 4/7/14 by Tom Randall
Obama Puts $15M into Solar Power The Hill, 4/17/14 by Laura Barron-Lopez
Have We Reached the Clean Energy Tipping Point? GreenBiz.com, 3/26/14 by Heather Clancy
Solar Power Eclipsed Wind in 2013 and is Set to Keep Rising Denver Post, 3/26/14 by Mark Jaffe
Will the Electricity Grid Become Optional? GreenBiz.com, 2/26/14 by Leia Guccione
BPA Issues Decision on Oversupply Rate Columbia Basin Bulletin, 4/26/14 by Staff
U.S. Extends Bidding for Hoist Systems at Ice Harbor, Lower Monumental Dams HydroWorld.com, 4/8/14 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Headgate Pit Fall Protection for 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam HydroWorld.com, 3/26/14 by Staff
Fish-Friendly Dams? Scientists Race to Reduce Turbine Trauma NBC News, 4/14/14 by John Roach
Water Spills Begin at Four Lower Snake River Dams to Help Fish Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 4/4/14 by Staff
Corps Begins Spring Fish Operations; Little Goose Lock Closed for Repairs Columbia Basin Bulletin, 4/5/14 by Staff
Will Energy-Storage-by-Rail get Sustainability on Track? Sustainable Business News, 3/31/14 by Staff
Extended Little Goose Lock Closure Creates Logjam for Grain Shipments Capital Press, 3/27/14 by Matthew Weaver
Lower Granite Dam Visitors Asked to be Aware of Construction Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 3/27/14 by Staff
Repairs Delay Opening of Little Goose Dam Lock Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 3/26/14 by Staff
Lock Repair at Little Goose has Shippers Scrambling Lewiston Tribune, 3/26/14 by Elaine Williams
Shipping Container Terminal Operator Penalised for Health and Safety Issues Handy Shipping Guide, 4/17/14 by Staff
OSHA Finds Safety Violations at Port of Portland Container Terminal The Republic, 4/15/14 by Steven DuBois
Union Dispute Slows Work at Vital Western Port to a Crawl Fox News, 4/8/14 by Dan Springer
Barge Traffic at Lewiston, Idaho's Only Port, Falls Again Idaho Statesman, 3/26/14 by Elaine Williams
Idaho Water Users Hail $15 Million Plan Capital Press, 3/17/14 by Sean Ellis
Mainzer Tells Power Council that Bonneville Will Meet its Energy Efficiency Targets The Oregonian, 3/11/14 by Ted Sickinger
Rocky Mountain Power is Preparing to Build its First Utah Solar Farm The Salt Lake Tribune, 3/26/14 by Tom Wharton
Solar Power Threatening Future for U.S. Electric Utilities OilPrice.com, 3/17/14 by Llewellyn King
How Crowdfunding Solar Power is Democratizing the Way We Finance Clean Energy TechRepublic, 3/13/14 by Lyndsey Gilpin
From Mines to Megawatts: The Promise of 'Conflict-free Big Solar' GreenBiz.com, 3/11/14 by Garrett Hering
California Hits Solar Power Record, Twice The Business Journals, 3/11/14 by Mark Anderson
Union, Grain Handler Accused of Unfair Labor Practices Capital Press, 3/14/14 by Mateusz Perkowski
Dispute Closes Portland Port Terminal for Second Day The Columbian, 3/5/14 by Associated Press
Nuclear Operators Win More Spent Fuel Damages PennEnergy, 3/17/14 by Generation Hub
WA Nuclear Plant Operator Wins $19M from Energy Department Over Spent Fuel Disposal The Republic, 3/14/14 by Staff
Court Awards Duke Energy, Energy Northwest Spent Fuel Storage Costs Nuclear Street, 3/13/14 by Staff
DOE Ordered to Pay Energy Northwest $19 Million Tri-City Herald, 3/13/14 by Annette Cary
TRIDEC Chooses URS for Nuclear Power Study Tri-City Herald, 3/5/14 by Annette Cary
Energy Northwest to Move Reactor Fuel to Dry Storage Tri-City Herald, 2/27/14 by Annette Cary
U.S. Seeks Firms to Repair Fish Pump at 980-MW McNary Dam HydroWorld, 2/26/14 by Staff
US Seeks Draft Tube, Scroll Case Hoist Systems at Ice Harbor, Lower Monumental Dams HydroWorld, 3/14/14 by Staff
US Seeks Firms to Replace Valve in Fish Pump System at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam HydroWorld, 3/6/14 by Staff
US Seeks Bridge Crane Equipment Replacement at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam HydroWorld, 11/20/13 by Staff
Annual Maintenance Set to Close Navigation Locks on Snake and Columbia Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 2/27/14 by Staff
MIT's Liquid Metal Stores Solar Power Until After Sundown Bloomberg Sustainability, 3/6/14 by Christopher Martin
U.S. Solar Power Soars by 41% in 2013 E&E News, 3/6/14 by Daniel Cusick
US Solar Market Grew 41%, Had Record Year in 2013 GreenTech Solar, 3/5/14 by Mike Munsell
A Bright Year for Solar in the U.S. -- But There are Clouds on the Horizon Time, 3/5/14 by Bryan Walsh
watch Tapping Solar Power with Perovskites Chemical & Engineering News, 2/24/14 by Mitch Jacoby
A Way to Double the Efficiency of Solar Cells is About to Go Mainstream The Economist, 2/22/14 by Staff
Four Reasons the Ivanpah Plant is Not the Future of Solar GreenBiz.com, 2/19/14 by Garrett Hering
Cost of Solar Power Still Falling, Falling, Falling Triple Pundit, 2/17/14 by Tina Casey
Energy Department Touts Controversial Loan Program as Huge Solar Project Opens National Journal, 2/5/14 by Ben Geman
Federal Lending Fuels Growth in Solar Power Roll Call, 2/26/14 by Lauren Gardner
Hydropower Bill Makes it through State Senate The News Tribune, 2/15/14 by Staff
Edison Electric, NRDC: Utilities Should Do More than Sell Energy GreenBiz.com, 2/12/14 by Ralph Cavanagh
Legislature to Study if State Should Re-examine Nuclear Power NWCN, 2/13/14 by Glenn Farley
(WA State) Senate Approves Nuclear Task Force Bellingham Herald, 2/12/14 by Annette Cary
Principle Power Plans First Offshore Wind in U.S. Pacific Bloomberg Sustainability, 2/5/14 by Justin Doom
Report: Wake Up, the Clean Energy 'Revolution' is Here GreenBiz, 2/11/14 by Garrett Hering
Renewable Energy Provides 37% of All New US Electrical Generating Capacity in 2013 Renewable Energy World, 1/27/14 by Kenneth Bossong
Corps Sets Locks Closure The Dalles Chronicle, 2/13/14 by Associated Press
Portland Port Expects Rebound in 2014 Progressive Railroading, 2/11/14 by Staff
Freight-rail Constituents Form Coalition to Bolster Great Northern Corridor Progressive Railroading, 2/5/14 by Staff
Longshore Protesters Block Traffic as One-year Lockout Anniversary Approaches The Oregonian, 2/26/14 by Richard Read
Lockout: One Year Later The Columbian, 2/23/14 by Aaron Corvin
Port of Lewiston Traffic Sluggish Lewiston Tribune, 1/16/14 by Elaine Williams
Portland Scuttles New Port Terminal Capital Press, 1/13/14 by Mateusz Perkowski
Snake River Barging Drop: New Factor in Dams Debate? Seattle Times, 8/17/13 by Lynda V. Mapes
Port of Portland Plans to Subsidize Hanjin and Other Cargo Carriers to Keep Them Calling The Oregonian, 2/7/14 by Richard Read
Port Operator says Longshore Workers Aren't Speeding Up as Hanjin Shipping Decides The Oregonian, 1/7/14 by Richard Read
NW Utilities Continue to Meet Energy Efficiency Targets Set by NW Power Council Columbia Basin Bulletin, 1/17/14 by Staff
Power Planners Ponder the Northwest without a Nuclear Plant Jefferson Public Radio, 1/14/14 by Cassandra Profita
Power Play: Utilities Want Solar Users to Pay Up CNBC, 1/7/14 by Mark Koba
After a Building Boom, Solar Energy's Prospects Now Aren't as Sunny Los Angeles Times, 1/7/14 by Julie Cart
Solar Energy Storage Raises Questions for California Regulators KABC, 1/11/14 by Miriam Hernandez
Energy-Storage System to Move to Richland Tri-City Herald, 1/11/14 by Staff
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State Energy Efficiency Scorecard Released for 2013 Triple Pundit, 12/30/13 Check by Mary Mazzoni
Home Electricity Use in US Falling to 2001 Levels ABC News, 12/30/13 by Jonathan Fahey
January 1 Changes to Shed New Light on What Bulbs We Can Use Seattle Times, 12/29/13 Mary Beth Breckenridge
Study to Look at Tri-City-area Small Nuclear Reactor The Bellingham Herald, 12/30/13 by Annette Cary
U.S. Extends Call for Fish Passage Spillway Fix at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam HydroWorld, 12/30/13 by Staff
Corps Awards Contract for Bonneville Hydro Turbine Repairs HydroWorld, 12/13/13 by Staff
Bonneville Power Wins Prestigous Energy Award The Chronicle, 12/13/13 by Staff
PUD Set to Lower Budget The Dalles Chronicle, 12/12/13 by Kathy Ursprung
NuScale Picked for Second Round of Small Modular Reactor Funding PennEnergy, 12/12/13 by Staff
Neal Hot Springs Geothermal Power Plant Wins GEA Honors Award PennEnergy, 12/11/13 by Staff
Geothermal's Place in the U.S. Power Grid Fierce Energy, 11/12/13 by Barbara Vergetis Lundin
Tesla and SolarCity Partner to Provide Energy Storage for Commercial Buildings Triple Pundit, 12/16/13 by RP Siegel
Solar Power Growth Upends California's Energy System New York Times, 12/25/13 by Matthew L. Wald
Solar Industry Forecast: Sunny with a Chance of Issues GreenBiz, 12/16/13 by Martin LaMonica
Big Batteries Needed to Make Fickle Wind and Solar Power Work National Public Radio, 12/11/13 by Richard Harris
watch How IBM Uses Local Weather Forecasts to Boost Clean Energy GreenBiz, 12/9/13 by Heather Clancy
Green Power Gridlock: Why Renewable Energy is No Alternative Forbes, 12/10/13 by Larry Bell
U.S. Renews Call for Fish Passage Spillway Fix at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam HydroWorld.com, 12/12/13 by Staff
Getting to the Bottom of the Issue Lewiston Tribune, 12/2/13 by Elaine Williams
U.S. Seeks Electrical Equipment for 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam HydroWorld, 11/27/13 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Firms to Modify Fish Collection Channel at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam PennEnergy, 11/26/13 by Staff
PUD Customers to See Rate Increases in 2014 The Daily World, 11/19/13 by Amelia Dickson
Savings Offered on New Heritage Adventure Cruises on Columbia & Snake Rivers PR Web, 11/19/13 by Press Release
Irrigators Weigh Costs of Surface Water Capital Press, 11/11/13 by Matthew Weaver
Odessa Water Plan Passes Major Milestone Capital Press, 9/7/12 by Matthew Weaver
Elon Musk's Latest Innovation: Bonds Backed by Rooftop Solar Power Triple Pundit, 11/25/13 by Staff
New Research Delivers the Blue Light Special of Solar Power Motherboard, 11/18/13 by Michael Byrne
Two for One in Solar Power: New Process Could Revolutionize Solar Energy Harvesting GreenBiz.com, 11/17/13 by Staff
Tesla's Industrial-Grade Solar Power Storage System Bloomberg Businessweek, 12/6/13 by Ashlee Vance
Power to the Masses MIT Technology Review, 12/5/13 by Kevin Bullis
Batteries Included: The 'Grid of the Future' Takes Shape GreenBiz.com, 11/21/13 by Bodhi Rader
Will EVs Bring Down the Electric Grid? GreenBiz.com, 11/19/13 by Marita Mirzatuny
Philips Helps Lead the Charge on Next-gen Clean Tech Financing GreenBiz.com, 11/18/13 by Martin LaMonica
K&N Wins $8 Million Job Rehabilitating Dam Cranes Spokane Journal of Business, 11/21/13 by Mike McLean
Looking Back on November 17: Celilo Falls, Bonneville Dam The Dalles Chronicle, 11/17/13 by Cece Fix
Audit Shows Lewiston Port had Difficult Times in Fiscal Year 2013 Lewiston Tribune, 11/14/13 by Elaine Williams
Kitzhaber Awards Disputed Port Jobs to ILWU KGW, 12/13/13 by Associated Press
Kitzhaber Resolves Part of Port of Portland Labor Dispute Portland Tribune, 12/12/13 by Jim Redden
Kitzhaber Prods Port, Unions, Employers to Keep Hanjin from Abandoning Portland The Oregonian, 12/6/13 by Richard Read
ILWU Not Hopeful Hanjin Will Stay at Port of Portland Oregon Public Broadcasting, 11/13/13 by Staff
Port of Portland Director: Speed Up Longshore Work or Lose Hanjin Cargo Ships The Oregonian, 11/12/13 by Richard Read
Judge Cites Longshoremen's Union for Contempt Capital Press, 11/1/13 by Mateusz Perkowski
Richland Nuke Plant Security Incident Triggered Inspection The News Tribune, 11/12/13 by Staff
Google to Invest in Six More Large Solar Panel Farms in the Southwest Gigaom, 11/14/13 by Katie Fehrenbacher
Solar Energy Could be America's Greatest National Security Asset Science Daily, 11/18/13 by Staff
Solar Energy Shakeout: Concentrating vs. Photovoltaic Bloomberg Business Week, 11/14/13 by Wells and Chediak
New Paradigm for Solar Cell Construction Demonstrated Science Daily, 11/12/13 by Staff
California Solar Power Plants Singeing Bird Feathers USA Today, 11/10/13 by Staff
watch Can Robots Make Solar Power Cheaper? GreenBiz.com, 11/7/13 by Martin LaMonica
Playing Loud Pop Music Boosts Output of Solar Panels by 40% Click Green, 11/6/13 by Staff
Proposed Dam Would Aid Upper-Snake Irrigators Capital Press, 11/8/13 by Sean Ellis
Straight Talk About Coal Consumer Connections, 11/13 by Idaho Power
Groups say Washington State Nuke Plant Vulnerable to Quakes KREM, 11/1/13 by Gary Chittim
Study: Richland Nuclear Plant Downplaying Earthquake Risk The Bellingham Herald, 11/1/13 by Ty Beaver
Dredging Up an Ageless Debate Lewiston Tribune, 11/10/13 by Eric Barker
Benton County Could Get Intermodal Rail Yard Gazette-Times, 10/30/13 by Bennett Hall
Carrier's Exit from Portland Port may Mean Higher Shipping Costs for OR Industries The Republic, 10/27/13 by Associated Press
Hanjin's Withdraw Could Raise Costs for EO Products East Oregonian, 10/25/13 by George Plaven
Hanjin to Quit Portland World Cargo News, 10/22/13 by Staff
How Bad Will Hanjin's Port of Portland Exit Hurt? Portland Business Journal, 10/21/13 by Suzanne Stevens
Rising Tide and Allies Shut Down Port of Vancouver Infoshop News, 11/6/13 by Staff
Judge Prohibits Union from Picketing Barges Capital Press, 10/16/13 by Mateusz Perkowski
Judge Issues Preliminary Order Against Longshore Union The Columbian, 10/16/13 by Aaron Corvin
Startups Compete to Defeat the 'Soft Costs' of Solar Power GreenBiz.com, 10/28/13 by Matthew Hirsch
First Public Auction for Solar Energy Rights on Federal Lands Draws No Bids Fox News, 10/26/13 by Staff
$60 Million More for Low Cost Solar Power Clean Technica, 10/25/13 by Staff
Meet the Kickstarter of Solar Energy National Journal, 10/24/13 by Clare Foran
Meet the Super Efficient Lego Brick-like Solar Panel Scientific American, 10/22/13 by David Wogan
U.S. Consumed Less Energy Last Year Than in 1999, says NRDC Clean Edge News, 10/21/13 by Staff
From Hidden Fuel to World's First Fuel? International Energy Agency, 10/16/13 by Aaron Corvin
Wind Power Could Generate 18% of Global Power by 2050 Click Green, 10/23/13 by Staff
How Clean Energy Boosts Idaho Dairies' Profits Idaho Statesman, 10/15/13 by Rocky Barker
U.S. Seeks Firms to Perform Fish Passage Upgrade at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam Hydro World, 10/15/13 by Staff
Council to Weigh Power Rate Hike Ashland Daily Tidings, 10/14/13 by Vickie Aldous
BPA Makes Treasury Payment BPA Journal, 11/13 by Staff
BPA Makes Annual Payment To Treasury: $224 Million Principal, $367 Million Interest Columbia Basin Bulletin, 10/11/13 by Staff
Google gets OK for New Data Center Tax Breaks The Argus Observer, 9/29/13 by Associated Press
Construction Begins on First U.S. Carbon Capture Plant Clean Edge News, 9/24/13 by Staff
Hydro Opportunities Increasing at USBR Facilities Intl. Water Power, 9/16/13 by Staff
Hollow Victory for Wind Project Capital Press, 9/20/13 by Mateusz Perkowski
Idaho Power is Waging War on Renewable Energy. Is it Winning? High Country News, 9/2/13 by Stephen Ernst
NLRB, Barge Company Go to Court Over Boat Pickets Capital Press, 10/8/13 by Mateusz Perkowski
Longshore Union Takes Message on the Road Capital Press, 9/24/13 by Mateusz Perkowski
McCoy Grain Terminal Progresses Capital Press, 9/9/13 by Matthew Weaver
Grain Facility Boosts Traffic Through Longview Port Capital Press, 9/9/13 by Steve Brown
Corps Delays Dredging on Lower Snake River Capital Press, 9/9/13 by Matthew Weaver
Bye-bye to Barging on the Snake, Clearwater? Lewiston Tribune, 10/6/13 by Elaine Williams
County, Corps, Upriver Ports See Understanding on Dredging Whakiakum County Eagle, 10/2/13 by Rick Nelson
Port of Vancouver USA Begins Next Phase of Rail Entrance Project Railway Track & Structures, 9/25/13 by Staff
What Happens If You Add Lots of Wind and Solar Power to the Grid? Washington Post, 9/25/13 by Brad Plumer
Bonneville Power Launches Pilot Project for Transactive Energy GreenBiz.com, 9/17/13 by Christine Hertzog
New Law Aims to Brighten Solar Power's Future San Francisco Chronicle, 10/13/13 by Staff
China to Offer Tax Breaks to Solar Power Manufacturers Reuters, 9/29/13 by Pete Sweeney
The World Will Add More Solar Power Than Wind This Year, for the First Time Ever The Verge, 9/27/13 by Russell Brandom
Utilities and Small Solar: Learn to Love It Sustainable Business News, 9/27/13 by Staff
Solar Exchange Launches 'eBay' for Solar Goods GreenBiz.com, 9/26/13 by Martin LaMonica
Solar Power from Giant Mirrors Flows into California's Grid Forbes, 9/24/13 by Staff
With Rooftop Solar on Rise, U.S. Utilities Strike Back Yale Environment 360, 9/19/13 by Marc Gunther
Solar Energy Shines in California's 2013 Legislative Session Renewable Energy World, 9/13/13 by Susannah Churchill
In Sweeping Rewrite, Calif. Overhauls Rates, Lifts Net Metering Cap E & E, 9/13/13 by Anne C. Mulkern
Why Are Some Big Utilities Embracing Small Scale Solar Power Inside Climate News, 9/12/13 by Staff
Calif. Opens Solar Power to Renters Schools and Those with Homes in Shade E & E, 9/12/13 by Anne C. Mulkern
World Record Solar Cell with 44.7% Efficiency Science Daily, 9/23/13 by Staff
Plasmonic Nanostructures Could Prove a Boon to Solar Cell Technology GizMag, 9/15/13 by Dario Borghino
A Flat-Out Major Advance for an Emerging Solar Cell Technology Science Magazine, 9/11/13 by Jon Cartwright
USA Installs 832 MW of Solar PV in Q2 2013 Modern Power Systems, 9/12/13 by Staff
U.S. Solar Panel Installations Up 15 Percent in Second Quarter Reuters, 9/12/13 by Staff
OPT Wins DOE Award Modern Power Systems, 9/13/13 by Staff
Corps Awards Contract for Fish Protection Work at Dalles Hydropower Plant HydroWorld, 9/19/13 by Staff
Konnowac Wins Award for Spillway Weir Modifications at Lower Monumental HydroWorld, 9/17/13 by Staff
Asian Wheat Purchases Return to Normal Capital Press, 9/5/13 by Mateusz Perkowski
Idaho Ag Exports on Track to Set a New Record Capital Press, 9/2/13 by Sean Ellis
Locks on Snake, Columbia Set to Shift to 'On-Request' Status Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 9/11/13 by Staff
Army Corps Postpones Sediment Plan EIS, Winter Dredging Capital Press, 8/22/13 by Staff
Grain Industry Promotes Short Line Rail Funding Capital Press, 4/25/13 by Matthew Weaver
Expect to See Deep Energy Retrofits for Federal Buildings Greenbiz.com, 9/5/13 by Cara Carmichael
Judge Orders Longshore Union to Stop Disrupting Port of Portland, Filing Grievances The Oregonian, 8/30/13 by Staff
U.S. Seeks Firms for Fish Passage Studies at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam Penn Energy, 8/26/13 by Staff
FERC Chair Jon Wellinghoff: Solar 'Is Going to Overtake Everything' Green Tech Grid, 8/21/13 by Herman K. Trabish
Bringing Back the Night: A Fight Against Light Pollution Yale Environment 360, 8/19/13 by Paul Bogard
Officials: No River Dredging this Year Lewiston Tribune, 8/16/13 by Eric Barker
Feds: No Lewiston Dredging Until Late Next Year San Francisco Chronicle, 8/16/13 by Associated Press
All U.S. Nuclear Reactors Vulnerable to Terrorism, Probe Finds Tri-City Herald, 8/15/13 by Ben Kamisar
BPA Adopts New Rates BPA Journal, 8/13 by Staff
BPA Announces Higher Power Rates Hungry Horse News, 8/4/13 by Staff
BPA Rates Going Up News Bonners Ferry, 7/27/13 by Staff
BPA Adopts New Wholesale Power Rates The Republic, 7/24/13 by Associated Press
Green, On-Demand Hydropower Starting to Pay Off for Chelan PUD Wenatchee World, 8/8/13 by Christine Pratt
Amory Lovins' Three Major Energy Trends to Watch GreenBiz.com, 7/25/13 by Amory Lovins
Legislation Spotlights Building-Scale Energy Storage Smart Grid News, 7/25/13 by Mark M. MacCracken
Report Counts Up Solar Power Land Use Needs IEEE Spectrum, 8/7/13 by Dave Levitan
Solar Could Provide One-Third of the Western U.S.'s Power Needs by 2050 Climate Progress, 8/5/13 by Ryan Koronowski
Solar Energy Could Supply One-Third of Power in U.S. West UC Berkeley News Center, 8/1/13 by Robert Sanders
Future of Solar Power: How About Transparent Solar Cells? Economic Times, 8/5/13 by Hari Pulakkat
How the Far Right Developed an Unlikely Interest in Solar Energy Tri-City Herald, 8/12/13 by Giles Parkinson
Solar Energy Threatening the Future of US Electricity Industry? Economic Times, 7/27/13 by Staff
Potential Seen for (Weiser-Galloway) Reservoir Capital Press, 6/21/13 by John O'Connell
Black Canyon Estimate Upped 32.5 Percent; Silt Destroys Fisheries NW Fishletter, 7/18/13 by Bill Rudolph
US Nuclear Regulator Begins Inspection at Columbia Generating Station Energy Business Review, 7/23/13 by Staff
NRC Inspecting Richland Nuke Plant After Issue Discovered Tri-City Herald, 7/22/13 by Annette Cary
listen Feds Begin Special Inspection at Washington Nuclear Plant NW News Network, 7/22/13 by Anna King
US NRC Launches Special Inspection at Columbia Reactor Platts, 7/22/13 by Elaine Hiruo
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Begins Special Inspection at Columbia Generating Station KVEW TV, 7/22/13 by Dan Thesman
Oregon AFL-CIO Unions Vote to Support Locked-out Longshoremen The Maritime Collective, 7/9/13 by Staff
BPA F&W Spending Tops $13 Billion Since 1978 NW Fishletter, 6/4/13 by Bill Rudolph
Data Centers and Distributed Renewables: Two Peas in a POD BusinessGreen.com, 7/12/13 by Tupper and Bird
Seattle, Microsoft Team Up to Bring Energy Efficiency Downtown GreenBiz.com, 7/10/13 by Heather Clancy
watch Gov. Inslee Visits Eastern Washington to Support First Wind Project KLEW TV, 7/9/13 by Rachel Dubrovin
United States Joins Elite 10 Gigawatt Solar Club BusinessGreen.com, 7/12/13 by Staff
Solar Energy: The New Gold Rush? The Energy Collective, 7/13/13 by Billy Parish
7 New Solar Innovations that Could Change the World Sustainable Industries, 7/10/13 by Staff
MGM Resorts Raises Stakes with Giant Vegas Solar System GreenBiz.com, 7/10/13 by Staff
Los Angeles Goes All In on Rooftop Solar Panels Triple Pundit, 7/10/13 by Bill DiBenedetto
watch Utah Land Set Aside for Solar Power KUTV, 7/9/13 by Ladd Egan
Apple Seeds 20-Megawatt Solar Farm for NV Data Center Sustainable Industries, 7/8/13 by Staff
California Leads U.S. in Record First Quarter for Solar Installation Los Angeles Times, 6/12/13 by Catherine Green
SolarCity Plans Solar Power Storage Solution, Due in 2015 Los Angeles Times, 6/27/13 by Catherine Green
Sources Of Energy In The U.S., Since 1776 Today's Facility Manager, 7/4/13 by Anne Vazquez
Dworshak to Give Up its Cool Bounty Lewiston Tribune, 7/3/13 by Eric Barker
Dworshak Managers to Send Cold Water Pulse Into River System Earlier Than Usual The Republic, 7/3/13 by Associated Press
watch Dworshak Reservoir Early Water Released Due to High Temperatures KLEW TV, 7/3/13 by Sophie Miraglio
Western Group Submits Proposal for Nuclear Power Buisness Week, 7/3/13 by Shannon Dinninny
Energy Northwest Joins Nuclear Initiative Tri-City Herald, 7/1/13 by Annette Cary
BPA Builds a New Wind Forecast BPA Journal, 7/13 by Staff
listen New Battery to Store Wind Energy Being Tested In Tri-Cities Northwest Public Radio, 7/8/13 by Steve Jackson
listen Northwest Laboratories Develop Wind Power Storage Northwest Public Radio, 7/2/13 by Courtney Flatt
watch Energy Northwest's Nine Canyon Wind Project Tests Wind Energy Tri-City Herald, 7/1/13 by Annette Cary
Energy Northwest Tests Wind Power Storage System Business Week, 7/1/13 by Shannon Dininny
Primus Power Wins Energy Storage Project with Bonneville Power and PSE Green Tech, 6/20/13 by Staff
CA Energy Storage Plan May Require $3 Billion Investment Renewable Energy World, 6/13/13 by Andrew Herndon
Agency, Again, Orders Bonneville to Reexamine Pricing Plan Sustainable Business Oregon, 7/1/13 by Andy Giegerich
U.S. House Committee Approves $30 Million for Small Port Dredging The Daily News, 6/30/13 by Andre Stepankowsky
Corps Looks to Dredge Lower Snake River this Winter Capital Press, 6/26/13 by Matthew Weaver
Richland Nuke Plant Coming Back From Outage This Weekend Tri-City Herald, 6/28/13 by Staff
IEA: Global Renewable Energy Growing Fast San Francisco Chronicle, 6/26/13 by Jonathan Fahey
As Wind Energy Rises, So does Opposition to Subsidy that Made it Commercially Viable Intl. Business Times, 6/10/13 by Alexander C. Kaufman
Judge Throws Out Ruling that Gave Port Jobs to Electricians Instead of Longshoremen The Oregonian, 6/17/13 by Richard Read
Federal Judge Tosses NLRB Ruling in Dispute Over Port of Portland Jobs The Republic, 6/17/13 by Steven DuBois
Utility Rate-Making Carries Disincentives for Opting for 'Salmon-Friendly' Renewables Columbia Basin Bulletin, 6/7/13 by Staff
U.S. Utilities Grow Renewable Energy But Lack Incentives for Efficiency E & E, 6/6/13 by Daniel Cusick
Large Data Center Exceeds Pendleton Power Capacity Herald and News, 6/9/13 by Associated Press
Google Proposes New Data Center in The Dalles San Francisco Chronicle, 6/6/13 by Associated Press
Commission Decides Idaho Power Customers Should Pay 15 Percent More Starting Saturday Idaho Statesman, 5/31/13 by Staff
Idaho Power Hikes Irrigation Cost 15.38 Percent Capital Press, 6/2/13 by Sean Ellis
Solar Power Generation Hits Record Levels Fox News, 6/2/13 by Staff
Will Solar Power Kill Utility Companies? They Think So. Christian Science Monitor, 6/2/13 by Richard Read
Solar Panels Could Destroy U.S. Utilities, According to U.S. Utilities Grist Magazine, 5/13 by David Roberts
Oregonians Can Save Energy on TVs, Thanks to California Portland Tribune, 5/30/13 by Steve Law
Port of Longview is Third Largest in the State, Surpasses Vancouver The Daily News, 5/23/13 by Erik Olson
American Queen to Begin Service in Pacific Northwest USA Today, 5/21/13 by Larry Bleiberg
Dept. of Energy Won't Extend Operations at Ky. Enriched Uranium Plant; 1,000 Jobs Lost The Republic, 5/24/13 by Alford & Schreiner
Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Will Close at End of Month WFPL, 5/24/13 by Erica Peterson
Kalama Natural Gas Power Plant Plans in Jeopardy The Daily News, 5/20/13 by Barbara LaBoe
Agriculture and Livestock Remain Major Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Science Codex, 5/8/13 by DOE / PNNL
Researchers Look Underground and Find a Promising Energy Storage Option E & E, 5/28/13 by Elizabeth Harball
Not Just Blowing in the Wind: Compressing Air for Renewable Energy Storage Science Codex, 5/20/13 by DOE / PNNL
Energy Balancing Rate Settlement Signals Commitment to Work on Broader Solutions Albany Tribune, 5/18/13 by Staff
BPA Paid $644 Million for Fish-wildlife in 2012 Spokesman-Review, 5/3/13 by Rich Landers
Bodi: Projects Based on Council's Basin Mitigation Program Showing "Real Results" Columbia Basin Bulletin, 4/12/13 by Staff
NW Utilities Report Details Load, Resources Need, Says Demand Down 2014 Columbia Basin Bulletin, 5/3/13 by Staff
Corps Awards Little Goose Dam Fishway Repair Contract HydroWorld, 5/15/13 by Staff
Corps Awards Contract for Geotechnical Survey Work at Lower Granite Dam HydroWorld, 5/13/13 by Staff
Little Goose Dam Closing to Traffic Spokesman-Review, 5/13/13 by Rich Landers
Summer Lock Schedule at Corps' Dams Starts Wednesday Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 5/7/13 by Staff
Union says Longshoremen Injured by Truck at Port of Portland Picket Line The Republic, 5/18/13 by Associated Press
Longshore Protest Boat Violates Safety Zone at Port of Kalama The Oregonian, 5/7/13 by Associated Press
Another Grain Handler Locks Out Longshore Workers Capital Press, 5/7/13 by Mateusz Perkowski
Another Grain Terminal Union Lockout Portland Business Journal, 5/6/13 by Staff
Columbia Grain Export Terminal Locks Out Longshore Workers at Port of Portland The Oregonian, 5/4/13 by Richard Read
Columbia Grain Locks Out Dockworkers in U.S. Pacific Northwest Reuters, 5/4/13 by Teresa Carson
Grain Lockout Expands to Port of Portland The Columbian, 5/4/13 by Mark Bowder
Portland Grain Terminal Locks Out Union Workers Herald Business Journal, 5/4/13 by Associated Press
Attempt to Restart Longshore Talks Sputters to a Halt Capital Press, 3/25/13 by Mateusz Perkowski
listen Northwest Nuclear Plant Scores Higher Safety Rating NW Public Radio, 5/15/13 by Anna King
Outage Planned at Richland Nuclear Plant Tri-City Herald, 5/4/13 by Annette Cary
Solar Power is Unstoppable Forbes, 5/2/13 by Karl Smith
DOE Research Creates Low-cost Flow Battery Modern Power Systems, 5/3/13 by Staff
New Battery Design Could Help Solar and Wind Power the Grid Clean Edge News, 4/26/13 by Staff
PUC Renews Idaho Power-Simplot Deal Capital Press, 4/23/13 by Staff
listen Ending Year-End Checks for Green Energy Surpluses Earth Fix, 4/26/13 by Aaron Kunz
The Electricity Distribution Network is Gearing up to Serve New Needs Power-Technology, 5/2/13 by Ensto
New Tech Enables EV Fleets to Sell Electricity to Grid Sustainable Business News, 5/1/13 by Staff
Annual New Renewable Capacity Investment to Hit $630 Billion Clean Edge News, 4/22/13 by Staff
Ormat Selling Geothermal From Nevada to California Clean Edge News, 4/4/13 by Staff
Nevada Utility to Shut Out Coal, Embrace Renewables Renewable Energy World, 4/4/13 by Meg Cichon
Google Contemplates New Data Centers in The Dalles The Oregonian, 4/23/13 by Mike Rogoway
Port of Seattle OIfficials Urge Tri-Cities to Invest in Infrastructure Tri-City Herald, 4/26/13 by Kristi Pihl
Idaho Farmer on Rail Advisory Council Capital Press, 4/16/13 by Matthew Weaver
Glencore looks forward to CFAC restart Hungry Horse News, 5/1/13 by Richard Hanners
Glencore Still Hopes to Reopen CFAC Daily Inter Lake, 4/25/13 by Lynnette Hintze
In-pipe Power - Developing Hydropower from Urban Water-systems Power Technology, 4/10/13 by Staff
Electric Vehicles Sell Power to the US Grid EurAcitv.com, 4/29/13 by Staff
watch New BPA Battery Stores Excess Energy KGW, 2/27/13 by Keely Chalmers
No New Wind Farm Construction In PNW This Year Earth Fix, 5/7/13 by Courtney Flatt
BPA Plan Would Share Costs of Wind-power Shutdown Seattle Times, 4/17/13 by Hal Bernton
BPA Refines Oversupply Cost Allocation Proposal The Dalles Chronicle, 4/17/13 by Staff
Global Wind Power Growth Sets New Records Modern Power Systems, 4/18/13 by Staff
Iberdrola gets FERC Approval for Imbalance Services Sale Proposal Smart Brief, 4/2/13 by Staff
De-risking Wind: Hedging Against Variability Renewable Energy World, 4/2/13 by Rachana Raizada
Energy Forecasting - a New Approach to Managing Demand Smart Grid News, 4/17/13 by Jesse Berst
Los Angeles Celebrates Launch of Largest Municipal Solar Program in U.S. Triple Pundit, 4/29/13 by Richard Hanners
What Does Warren Buffett See in Solar? Renewable Energy World, 4/11/13 by Elisa Wood
Solar Power Finally Makes More Energy Than it Uses Sustainable Business News, 4/19/13 by Staff
New Solar-Cell Coating Could Enable a Major Boost in Efficiency Science Daily, 4/18/13 by David L. Chandler
New Transformer Efficiency Standards Could and Should Be Higher Sustainable Plant, 4/12/13 by Staff
A Blueprint for Green Hydrogen Production from Plants Modern Power Systems, 4/15/13 by Staff
Solar Natural Gas Environmental News Net, 4/11/13 by Andy Soos
Silicon Breakthrough by Mass. Firm may Lead to Cheaper Solar Power E & E, 2/1/13 by Peter Behr
Power Producers Accelerate Switch from Coal to Gas E & E, 2/27/13 by Daniel Cusick
Renewable Energy and Natural Gas Drive Coal and Oil Use Downward E & E, 2/1/13 by Daniel Cusick
Bonneville Move May Help Wind Generation Argus US Electricity, 4/12/13 by Jessica Zahnow
Green Energy Makes Up Half of New U.S. Capacity GreenBiz.com, 1/18/13 by Staff
Federal Court Rules Electricity Rebates Due in California from 2000 Energy Crisis Washington Post, 4/4/13 by Associated Press
Federal Court Rules Electricity Rebates are Due in California Los Angeles Times, 4/4/13 by Marc Lifsher
The Pacific Northwest's Wind Fleet Integration Struggles Power Magazine, 4/1/13 by Eric Christensen
Nanowires Have the Power to Revolutionize Solar Energy Phys Org, 4/8/13 by Hillary Sanctuary
First Solar Acquires Solar Gen 2 Modern Power Systems, 4/7/13 by Staff
U.S. Solar Market Grew 76 Percent in 2012 Clean Edge, 3/25/13 by Staff
US Solar PV Market Grew 76% in 2012 Modern Power Systems, 3/25/13 by Staff
Retired Economists Find Holes in Odessa Plan Capital Press, 4/25/13 by Matthew Weaver
Lewiston Port Eyes Savings on Dock Project Idaho State Journal, 4/21/13 by Associated Press
Lewiston Port may Get Break on Dock Lewiston Tribune, 4/20/13 by Elaine Williams
Dredging Puts Small Ports in Jeopardy Daily Astorian, 4/18/13 by Editorial Board
Ports Fight for Life and Dredging Chinook Observer, 4/16/13 by Kevin Heimbgner
Snake River Dredge Plan Draws Foes The Columbian, 4/21/13 by Nicholas K. Geranios
How Deep is It? Lewiston Tribune, 4/18/13 by Bonnie Schonefeld
listen U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Prepares Snake River Dredging Plans Northwest Public Radio, 4/8/13 by Aaron Kunz
listen Dredging Plan for Lower Snake Stirs Up Opinions Boise State Public Radio, 4/8/13 by Aaron Kunz
Warmer Climate Will Put More Mud in Snake River Idaho Statesman, 4/1/13 by Rocky Barker
Dredging's Impact on Snake River Fish Quietly Debated Spokesman-Review, 3/27/13 by Rich Landers
Activists Oppose Dredging Plan Lewiston Tribune, 3/27/13 by Eric Barker
Dredging the Lower Snake Lewiston Tribune, 1/25/13 by Eric Barker
Dredging the Lower Snake: Public Hearing Jan 24th Lewiston Tribune, 1/24/13 by Eric Barker
Corps Faces a Fight Over Dredging Behind Lower Snake Dams Idaho Statesman, 1/23/13 by Eric Barker
Nuclear Plants Ordered to Upgrade Vents Tri-City Herald, 3/19/13 by Staff
Corps Assesses Danger from Big Quake at 20 NW Dams Yakima Herald, 4/7/13 by Jeff Barnard
EPA to Begin Evaluation of Closed Columbia Falls Plant Missoulian, 4/2/13 by Tristan Scott
Tester Discusses Murky CFAC Future The Daily Inter Lake, 3/26/13 by Jim Mann
States Cooling to Renewable Energy Wall Street Journal, 3/28/13 by Ryan Tracy
Engineer Seeks National Digester Push Capital Press, 1/24/13 by Dan Wheat
After Explosion, Digester Repaired Capital Press, 1/10/13 by Kelsey Thalhofer
PGE Weighs Biofuel Alternatives Capital Press, 11/29/12 by Mitch Lies
Dairies, Canal Firms Favored by Renewable Energy Ruling Capital Press, 12/19/12 by Sean Ellis
Idaho Irrigators, Utilities Reach Deal on Peak Energy Plans Capital Press, 2/25/13 by Mitch Lies
Corps Stresses Maintenance Needs on Columbia-Snake Locks Capital Press, 4/12/13 by Matthew Weaver
Grain Shipments Resume Following Union Lockout Capital Press, 3/7/13 by Mateusz Perkowski
2nd Day of Picketing at Port of Vancouver, Washington Bellingham Herald, 2/28/13 by Steven DuBois
Grain Handler Locks Out Union Capital Press, 2/27/13 by Mateusz Perkowski
Dispute Simmers on the Docks Capital Press, 1/24/13 by Mateusz Perkowski
Talks Resume on Contract Dispute Capital Press, 12/13/12 by Mateusz Perkowski
Extensions Forestall Dock Workers Strike Until Dec. 8 Capital Press, 12/5/12 by Mateusz Perkowski
Grain Handlers Await Union Response Capital Press, 11/29/12 by Mateusz Perkowski
Water Proponents Split Over Annual Fee Proposal Capital Press, 2/21/13 by Mitch Lies
2013 Could be a Watershed Year for Water in Oregon Capital Press, 1/8/13 by Mitch Lies
Stuck Barge Sparks Calls for Dredging Capital Press, 3/21/13 by Matthew Weaver
Upgrades at Ports, More Exports of Corn Benefit Wheat, Official Says Capital Press, 3/18/13 by Matthew Weaver
Bonneville, The Dalles and John Day Locks Open Early The Dalles Chronicle, 3/16/13 by Staff
Kitzhaber Unveils Energy Plan Capital Press, 12/27/12 by Mitch Lies
Show Seminars Focus on Renewable Energy Projects Capital Press, 12/12/12 by Geoff Parks
Japan Adds 1,178 Megawatts of Mostly Solar Energy in Nine Months Bloomberg, 3/15/13 by Chisaki Watanabe
Solar Power has Record Year Despite Bankruptcies CNN Money, 3/14/13 by Steve Hargreaves
World's Largest Solar Power Towers to Rise in California Clean Technica, 3/15/13 by Tina Casey
Two New Solar Power Plants Approved for Federal Land in California Los Angeles Times, 3/13/13 by Julie Cart
Solar Power's Future Looks Dim, as Plug is Pulled on Incentives Fox News, 2/6/13 by Dan Springer
Wind Generates Over 10 Percent of Electricity in Nine U.S. States Clean Edge News, 3/20/13 by Staff
American Wind Power Now Generates Over 10 Percent of Electricity in Nine States Renewable Energy World, 3/15/13 by Carl Levesque
BPA Revises Policy for Managing Seasonal Power Oversupply, Wind Displacements Columbia Basin Bulletin, 3/8/13 by Staff
Wind Energy is Blowing Away Nuclear Money Talks News, 3/14/13 by Brandon Ballenger
How Smarter Thermostat Control Yields Energy Savings Triple Pundit, 3/5/13 by Andrew Burger
DOE Helps Manufacturers Find Millions in Hidden Energy Savings GreenBiz.com, 3/11/13 by Jonathan Bardelline
Sequester Carbon, Not Spending Sustainable Industries, 2/27/13 by Erica Etelson
Energy Efficiency Standard Delays Means $3.7B Savings Loss (4.4 M tons CO2/month) Sustainable Business News, 2/20/13 by Staff
The Growth of Efficient Buildings Global Warming is Real, 2/14/13 by Richard Matthews
Why We Need a New Model for Electricity GreenBiz.com, 2/20/13 by Christine Hertzog
A New Hope in Energy Storage? The Columbian, 2/24/13 by Eric Florip
NREL Eyes Intersection of EVs, Green Power and the Grid Renewable Energy World, 2/19/13 by David Glickson
Are Utilities Ready for Electric Vehicles? Power-Technology.com, 2/6/13 by Sarah Blackman
Ports Prepare for Columbia-Snake Lock Shutdown Boise Weekly, 2/21/13 by George Prentice
Snake, Columbia River Locks to Close for Annual Maintenance Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 2/21/13 by Staff
U.S. Army Corps Closes Columbia Locks for Maintenance East Oregonian, 2/21/13 by Staff
Port of Portland OKs Subsidy for Terminal Operator The Columbian, 2/15/13 by Richard Read
Tidal Power Project in Puget Sound One Step Closer to Approval Oregon Public Broadcasting, 1/28/13 by Ashley Ahearn
Oregon Picks Four Spots for Wave and Offshore Wind Energy Oregon Public Broadcasting, 1/25/13 by Amelia Templeton
Four Regional Ports to Purchase Howard Island for $1.32 Million The Daily News, 3/12/13 by Erik Olson
Water Quality Certification - Public Comments about Proposed Dredging Due April 11 Press Release, 3/13 by US Army Corps of Engineers
Comment Period Extended for Snake River Dredging Plans Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 3/13/13 by Staff
Corps Has Plans for Spoils Lewiston Tribune, 3/12/13 by Eric Barker
Don't Take Linwood Laughy's Word for It Lewiston Tribune, 1/31/13 by Marty Trillhaase
Lower Snake River PSMP EIS: Comment Period Extended Dredging Today, 1/24/13 by Staff
Analysis Questions Economics of Barging Lewiston Tribune, 1/21/13 by Eric Barker
Dam Generators Getting Back Online After Fire The Bellingham Herald, 1/19/13 by Staff
Small Fires Briefly Shut Down Ice Harbor Dam My Northwest, 1/18/13 by Associated Press
Fires Cause Shutdown of Ice Harbor Dam Power House Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 1/17/13 by Staff
How Smart Batteries Create Efficient Data Centers Modern Power Systems, 1/15/13 by Nicole Peill-Moelter
Clean Energy Investment Falls Modern Power Systems, 1/14/13 by Staff
Sungevity Receives $125 Million for Rooftop Solar Power Systems Bloomberg, 1/16/13 by Andrew Herndon
7.5MW Solar Power Plant for Water Treatment PV Magazine, 1/7/13 by Staff
This 42-inch TV Uses Less Electricity than a Lightbulb Venture Beat, 1/7/13 by Dean Takahashi
Port Votes to Offer Subsidies to Shipping Firms Portland Business Journal, 1/9/13 by Suzanne Stevens
Antelope on Its Way to Warren Modern Power Systems, 1/10/13 by Staff
listen Congress Extends Key Tax Credits for Wind, Biofuels NW Public Radio, 1/2/13 by Amelia Templeton
Wind Energy Tax Credit Extension Passes with Fiscal Cliff Deal Renewable Energy World, 1/2/13 by Editors
Last-Minute PTC Revision Sparks New Hope for Geothermal Stocks Renewable Energy World, 1/2/13 by Meg Cichon
Post-PTC Extension, Wind Energy Developers Face New Questions North American Windpower, 1/3/13 by Mark Del Franco
Port Townsend Paper Contract Extended BPA Journal, 1/13 by Staff
BPA and Alcoa Sign 10-year Contract BPA Journal, 1/13 by Staff
BPA Customers Pay It Forward BPA Journal, 1/13 by Staff
FERC Issues Oversupply Orders BPA Journal, 1/13 by Staff
2012 back to top
Calmer Heads Prevail in Port of Portland Disputes The Oregonian, 12/28/12 by Editorial Board
Oregon State Begins Solar Power Project Corvallis Gazette-Times, 12/22/12 by James Day
Cloud Seeding Program Expands Consumer Connections, 12/12 by Idaho Power
Precise Control of Power Flows to Facilitate Wider Adoption of Renewable Energy Alternative Energy Magazine, 12/17/12 by Press Release
Dredging Proposed on Snake River The Columbian, 12/16/12 by Associated Press
Corps Wants to Dredge Valley Channel Lewiston Tribune, 12/14/12 by Eric Barker
Columbia Grain Extends Port Lease, Plans $40M Expansion Portland Business Journal, 12/12/12 by Erik Siemers
Clinton Calls for Rebuilding U.S. Electric Grid to Carry More Wind and Solar Power E&E, 12/13/12 by Daniel Cusick
New BPA Agreement to Provide Millions in Savings, Hundreds of Jobs Oregon Public Broadcasting, 12/10/12 by Rob Manning
BPA to Provide Power Supply for Alcoa's Intalco Works Azom.com, 12/10/12 by Alcoa
10-Year Power Deal Ensures Jobs for 625 Alcoa Workers The Columbian, 12/9/12 by Associated Press
Alcoa Signs Ten-Year Power Contract for Intalco Works Daily Finance, 12/7/12 by Business Wire
Alcoa, Bonneville Power Make History KGMI, 12/7/12 by Paul Niemi
Wind, Solar Power Paired with Storage Could be Cost-Effective Way to Power Grid Nanowerk, 12/10/12 by Teresa Messmore
NW Power Supply Adequate for Next Five Years; New Generation, Energy Efficiency Columbia Basin Bulletin, 12/7/12 by Staff
Tiny Structure Gives Big Boost to Solar Power R&D Magazine, 12/7/12 by Princeton University
Installed Price of Solar PV Systems in the U.S. Continues to Decline at a Rapid Pace Clean Edge, 11/28/12 by Staff
Cost of Installed Solar Power is Sinking Like a Stone Triple Pundit, 11/28/12 by Tina Casey
Microsoft to Debut Sewage-Powered Data Center GreenBiz.com, 11/26/12 by GreenBiz.com
DOE Announces New Investments in U.S. Offshore Wind Projects Clean Edge, 12/13/12 by Staff
GE is Working on 'Revolutionary' Wind Turbine Blade Modern Power Systems, 11/30/12 by Staff
Wind Sets Record, Out-Generates Hydro BPA Journal, 11/12 by Staff
Groups Back Wind-Energy Tax Credit Duluth News Tribune, 11/29/12 by John Myers
What's Really Killing Energy Behavior Change? GreenBiz.com, 11/28/12 by Lee Ann Head
No Pollution from Barge Accident on Columbia River Seattle Times, 11/23/12 by Associated Press
Tidewater Petroleum Barge Strikes Locks at The Dalles Dam The Columbian, 11/23/12 by Craig Brown
News Photo: Vacuuming the Columbia The Daily News, 11/30/12 by Bill Wagner
NW Grain Terminal Companies Extend Lockout Deadline, Blast Longshore Union The Oregonian, 11/29/12 by Richard Read
Ice Harbor Lock Reopens for Commercial Traffic The News Tribune, 11/18/12 by Craig Brown
Positive Revenue Results For BPA In FY 2012 NW Fishletter, 11/12/12 by Ben Tansey
BPA Gets Spending Reductions from Fish/Wildlife Projects in Effort to Manage Costs Columbia Basin Bulletin, 11/9/12 by Staff
Grays Harbor PUD Approves 2013 Budget, Expects 8% Rate Increase KBKW, 12/4/12 by David Haviland
BPA Proposes Rate Increase to Bolster System BPA Journal, 12/12 by Staff
BPA Proposes 9.6% Wholesale Power Rate Increase, 13% Transmission Rate Increase Columbia Basin Bulletin, 11/16/12 by Staff
Bonneville Power Proposes 9.6 Percent Rate Increase in 2013 Lebanon Express, 11/14/12 by Staff
Bonneville Power Eyes Wholesale Rate Hike Peninsula Daily News, 11/12/12 by Staff
PUD Responds to Proposed Bonneville Rate Increase KXRO News Radio, 11/12/12 by Staff
BPA Proposes 9.6% Rate Increase Portland Business Journal, 11/9/12 by Staff
Bonneville Proposes Rate Increases Seattle Times, 11/8/12 by Associated Press
PUD Expected to Raise Retail Power Rates by 5 Percent The Daily News, 11/7/12 by Erik Olson
Ice Harbor Lock to Close to Boaters Next Week Tri-City Herald, 11/8/12 by Staff
Port of Benton Officials Prepare for Rail Growth Bellingham Herald, 11/7/12 by Kristi Pihl
Longshore Grain Lockout, Container Closure Could Cripple Portland Shipping The Oregonian, 11/5/12 by Richard Read
Northwest Grain Purchases Diminish as Longshore Talks Resume in Portland The Oregonian, 10/27/12 by Richard Read
Port of Vancouver, Growers Nervously Monitor Grain Talks The Columbian, 10/29/12 by Aaron Corvin
US Power Market Watchdog Seeks Record $470 mln from Barclays Reuters, 12/31/12 by DiSavino & Leff
NRC to Increase Richland Nuke Plant Oversight Due to Findings Tri-City Herald, 10/25/12 by Annette Cary
In the Pacific Northwest, a Smarter Grid Comes Online E&E, 10/25/12 by Nathanael Massey
Vestas to Close Three U.S. Research Centers Sustainable Business Oregon, 10/31/12 by Erik Siemers
BPA Wind Curtailments Trailing 2011 Levels Renewables Biz, 10/23/12 by Carl Dombek
Wind Beats Hydro, for a Day, in Pacific NW Earth Techling, 10/18/12 by Pete Danko
Wind Power Surpasses Hydro for the First Time Ever in NW Region The Oregonian, 10/23/12 by Ted Sickinger
Wind Power Briefly Exceeds Northwest Hydro Power Mail Tribune, 10/25/12 by Associated Press
Wind Power Briefly Exceeds Northwest Hydro Power Seattle Times, 10/24/12 by Associated Press
There's Enough Wind to Power The Whole Planet Scientific American, 9/12 by Ben Schiller
Benton, Kennewick, Pasco Ports Contemplating Key Projects in 2013 The