Read the 2021 Northwest Power Plan
Publication Version

3-page summary of the Plan

Review the Supporting Material used to develop the Plan

2021 Power Plan Mid-Term Assessment

About the Mid-Term: Because of the rapid and significant challenges facing the electric system, the Council has decided to provide this dynamic assessment, updating recommendations as new information becomes available. At least quarterly, the Council’s power committee will review and approve its updates.

2021 Plan Scenarios

  • Robustness of Energy Efficiency
  • Early Retirement of Coal Generation
  • Change in Reliance on Extra-Regional Markets for Resource Adequacy
  • Organized and Limited Markets for Energy and Capacity
  • Analyze the Bonneville Portfolio
  • Greenhouse Gas Cost Tipping Points
  • Paths to Decarbonization

Read a blog post describing Scenarios

Revisit our System Integration Forum meeting from March 2020 covering details about each scenario.


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Revisit the Draft Power Plan and related public process

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MAY 2022
10 - 11
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04 - 05
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