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Recent News

A Modern Energy System for the Northwest

This week, the Department of Energy convened a conference at Lewis and Clark College as part of a Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) to assess the electric grid’s strengths and weaknesses in the face of climate change. As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the QER is taking a close look at

Renewable Energy Advocates Support EPA on New Coal Power Regulations

Portland, Ore. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released draft Clean Air Act rules that require existing power plants, including coal-burning plants,  to reduce their carbon emissions by 30% by 2030. Renewable Northwest, the region’s leading renewable energy advocacy group, commends the EPA and President Obama for helping to seriously reduce carbon emissions

Renewable Northwest Receives Dept. of Energy Award

We were extremely honored to receive the Western Regional Leadership Award from the U.S. Department of Energy at the WINDExchange Summit in Las Vegas this week. The award recognizes our work in the Northwest to expand market opportunities for responsible wind energy development.

Planning for climate change smart business

Recently the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report, this one detailing the current and expected impacts from climate change.The report is the latest in a series of undeniable signals that the U.S. and the world will and must get serious about addressing climate change and the carbon emissions that primarily drive it. Another signal comes from the

News Highlights

A Modern Energy System for the Northwest

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Renewable Energy Advocates Support EPA on New Coal Power Regulations

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Renewable Northwest Receives Dept. of Energy Award

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Planning for climate change smart business

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Governor Signs Bill to Preserve Oregon's RPS

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Northwest Delegates Commend Renewable Northwest

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Renewable Energy Advocates Celebrate 20 Years of Progress

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New Direction Needed on Oversupply Protocol at BPA

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Guest column: The customer is always right

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Elliot Mainzer Officially Named Administrator of BPA

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Events

Oregon Solar Energy Industry Conference

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 to Thursday, September 25, 2014, Portland, OR
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Policy Director
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Washington Policy Advocate
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Video - Energy Imbalance Market

It is time for the Northwest to modernize its electricity system and create an Energy Imbalance Market.

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