Energy

The Northwest Power Act requires the Council to develop a plan to ensure an adequate, efficient, economical, and reliable power supply for the region. Working with regional partners and the public, the Council evaluates energy resources and their costs, electricity demand, and new technologies to determine a resource strategy for the region.

NEWS (also see blog)

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Northwest Residential Electric Bills: A report on residential electricity use, annual bills, income, and poverty by utility type and service area characteristics
Some key findings include: Although public utility customers use almost 15 percent more electricity than investor-owned utility customers, they pay about 5 percent less ...

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Northwest Residential Electric Bills: A report on residential electricity use, annual bills, income, and poverty by utility type and service area characteristics
Some key findings include: Although public utility customers use almost 15 percent more electricity than investor-owned utility customers, they pay about 5 percent less ...


Meetings


Features

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See the Seventh Power Plan and how it's being implemented

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Map of power generation in the Northwest

Map of the top power producing projects in the basin