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Settlement in PSE Rate Case Reached on Colstrip

A diverse group of parties has reached a proposed settlement in the Puget Sound Energy (PSE) rate case that represents an important step toward a clean energy future in the Northwest.

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Oregon Voters Support Transition from Coal to Clean Energy

New polling released today shows that Oregon voters support a transition from coal power to clean, renewable resources by 2025 by a margin of 71%.  The polling, sponsored by the Sierra Club, queried voters on a legislative bill sponsored by Senator Chris Edwards (SD-7) and Representative Tobias Read (HD 27). Renewable Northwest is pleased to see broad support for renewable energy across Oregon.

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Guest Column: A two-week wind energy production tax credit


Two weeks is all the wind energy industry had in 2014 to start construction on new wind projects and qualify for the production tax credit (PTC), a key component to wind energy’s growth over recent years. While there was much joy that Congress included the PTC in its tax package, two weeks is barely enough time to buy holiday gifts for loved ones, let alone enough time for an energy development business to make plans and long-term investment decisions. Yet two weeks was enough time for Montanans to break ground on what promises to be Montana’s largest wind farm located near Bridger, in Carbon County.

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Washington Governor Inslee Demonstrates Additional Climate Leadership

Today, Governor Inslee announced a climate initiative that will help Washington reach its carbon emissions reduction goals and support a clean energy economy. Broadly speaking, the plan places a cap on carbon emissions in a way that generates revenue to fund education, transportation and emissions reductions programs. Renewable Northwest commends Governor Inslee for his leadership on climate and his determination to make renewable energy part of the solution.

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Renewable Northwest Supports EPA’s Clean Power Plan

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Guest column: Leading a conversation about Montana’s energy future

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Northwest Delegates Commend Renewable Northwest

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Guest column: The customer is always right

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

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