Charts below are based on the Council’s generating resources project database (see Excel, June 2023) of projects under construction, permitted sites, proposals, recently-completed projects and recent retirements. Email corrections/updates to Annika Roberts.
Power Generation: Northwest power facilities by resource with detail for each facility
Coal Retirements: US coal plant retirements by year
Dam Guide: History and map of Northwest and BC dams
The outlook provides a daily snapshot of reservoir levels, water flows, and power flows in the Northwest.
California ISO outlook: California leads the nation in utilizing renewable energy resources. Its increasing reliance on solar energy is expected to affect Northwest energy markets. See their real-time charting of renewable electricity usage.
EIA electricity dashboard: Lots of real-time electric grid info