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NRDC Summarizes FERC's Rejection of Coal/Nuclear Bailout

Today, the Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC) published on their Experts Blog a clear summary of the rejection by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)  of the Proposed Rule on Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing. 

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Renewable Northwest’s Executive Director, Rachel Shimshak Announces June, 2018 Resignation

Portland, OREGON — Dec. 6, 2017 — After 24 years of leading the Pacific Northwest’s preeminent clean energy advocacy organization, executive director, Rachel Shimshak has told her board and staff that she plans to resign in June, next year.

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Solar Plus Northwest Website Launched

Spark Northwest as announced the launch of the Solar Plus Northwest website.

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NEW REPORT: Western EIM Has Delivered Over $250 Million In Benefits

PORTLAND – The economic benefits of the Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) continue to increase as more utilities join, according to a new report released today by Portland-based Renewable Northwest and the Wind Energy Foundation.

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News Highlights

Solar Plus Northwest Website Launched

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Oregon Legislature Passes Historic Coal Transition Bill

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NEW REPORT! Rates will remain steady under Clean Electricity & Coal Transition Plan

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Vision for Montana Must Include More Wind Energy

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Renewable Northwest Supports EPA’s Clean Power Plan

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Wind and Sun -- Montana's Next Economic Boom

To learn more about the untapped potential of Montana's abundant, clean, sustainable wind and solar energy resources, CHARGE!


Celebrating 10 Years of Montana's RPS

Montana's Renewable Standard is celebrating 10 years of success. The economic benefits have been substantial, and Montana is just scratching the surface of it's renewable resource potential.

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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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