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The Oregonian
October 23, 2012

Wind power surpasses hydro for the first time ever in Northwest region

"Last Tuesday morning, wind farms plugged into the Bonneville Power Administration's transmission network hit a new generation record of 4,289 megawatts. In fact, earlier the same morning, wind farms exceeded the output of the federal hydroelectric system -- the first time that wind energy surpassed water energy in the region."

That paragraph from the article in The Oregonian notes a historic moment in Northwest power generation.

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