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Guardians Keeps a Watchful Eye on Largest Coal-Fired Power Plant in Wyoming

This weekend, I ventured to the Jim Bridger Coal Mine and Generating Station outside of Rock Springs, Wyoming.

The Jim Bridger mine has been a consistent target recently: … 541 more words


PacifiCorp lends water to charge A canal

Klamath Irrigation District officials opened the A canal headgates at 100 cfs Thursday afternoon, releasing water to charge the canal for the irrigation season.

A total of 10,500 acre feet is being borrowed by irrigation districts from PacifiCorp’s reservoirs to charge canals, and will be paid back by October, according to Laura Williams, Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) spokesperson for the Klamath Basin Area Office. 11 more words

Klamath Falls Herald & News

Oregon PUC staff blasts PacifiCorp over $1.5B wind power bidding process

PacifiCorp’s rush to add a billion and a half dollars of new wind power in Wyoming is facing a challenge — a scathing review by Oregon utility regulatory staff of a bidding process that led to projects that would be largely owned by the company. 22 more words

Portland Business Journal

PacifiCorp challenges PUC staff in controversial $1.5B wind power bidding process

PacifiCorp is defending a $1.5 billion wind power solicitation that has come under sharp attack from Oregon Public Utility Commission staff, emphasizing that an independent evaluator that monitored the process endorsed the results as “the best viable options.” 22 more words

Portland Business Journal

Regulators bless PGE, PacifiCorp renewable energy plans

After months of back and forth, Oregon’s Public Utility Commission gave its blessing this week to both Portland General Electric’s and PacifiCorp’s plans to acquire more renewable energy, albeit with a variety of conditions designed to protect ratepayers. 30 more words

The Oregonian

Real-time energy market eclipses $100M milestone

PacifiCorp has announced the Western Energy Imbalance Market with California ISO has yielded more than $100 million in customer savings.

Three years after launching a fully automated, real-time energy exchange market with California utilities, PacifiCorp announced earlier this month the project has surpassed $100 million in overall savings for customers. 7 more words

East Oregonian

PacifiCorp facing regulatory blowback on wind power plans

Staff advisers at Oregon’s utility regulator threw cold water on PacifiCorp’s plan to spend $3.5 billion, one of its biggest upgrades ever, on wind turbines and a new transmission line. 39 more words

The Oregonian