Energy efficiency will help meet EPA's carbon rules
- August 07, 2014
- John Harrison
Richard Génecé, vice president of energy efficiency at the Bonneville Power Administration, briefed the Council in August on the agency's accomplished and projected energy savings. Génecé said the agency is on track to meet the targets set in the Council’s
The state of Idaho and the Bonneville Power Administration have reached a tentative agreement on a 10-year mitigation program that would resolve issues about the effects of federal hydropower dams on southern Idaho wildlife. Officials of Bonneville and the Idaho
Three experts in energy efficiency joined the Council’s Power Planning Division in July and August.
At the Council's July meeting, the Pacific Northwest Utilities Conference Committee presented background information on carbon emissions and the Northwest power sector. Some key points included: transportation is the largest contributor of carbon in the region; our level of carbon
The Council monitors its power planning assumptions on a regular basis to identify any significant changes that would affect its power plan. It recently released its revised forecast for fuel prices, which will be used to develop its Seventh Power
Tom Eckman, the Council’s manager of conservation resources since 1992, has been named acting director of the Council’s Power Planning Division, Council Chair Bill Bradbury announced today. Eckman replaces Charlie Black, who recently left the Council.