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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