The POWER Interview: State of the Wind, Solar, Storage, and Hydro Markets

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 19:17:25 +0000

Increased power generation from renewable resources such as wind and solar also has created a growing market for energy storage. Generators want to harness that power and have it available when it’s needed, whether or not the wind is blowing or the sun is shining. Rob Allerman, senior director of Power Analytics for Drillinginfo, which […]

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Power Supplies in Pacific Northwest Tighten as Deep Freeze Grips Region

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 23:51:20 +0000

  Energy supplies are tight in the Pacific Northwest, a region that has been stricken with unseasonably frigid weather and is bracing for deep freezes as a mass of Arctic air descends on the region.    The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), a federal power marketer that sells wholesale power from 31 federal dams and one […]

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More storms in store for snow-socked Pacific Northwest

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 09:37:18 +0000

More storms in store for snow-socked Pacific Northwest

SEATTLE  — Pacific Northwest residents, more accustomed to rain than snow, found themselves digging out yet again as a fresh round of storms moved over the area, with an additional punch to come early this week.

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Columbia Nuclear Plant Sets Another Generation Record, Credits Good Performance

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:17:59 +0000

Operators of the Columbia Generating Station have set a new generation record at the nuclear plant 12 miles north of Richland, Wash., sending more than 9.7 million MWh to the Pacific Northwest power grid during 2018.  The single 1,207-MW single GE-built Mark-2 boiling water reactor that is owned and operated by Energy Northwest—which comprises 26 […]

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