Growing marijuana indoors, now legal in Washington state, is an emerging use of electricity in the Pacific Northwest that could grow to the equivalent of a small city over the next 20 years, according to an analysis by the Council.
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.
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.