The United States and Canada will hold the eleventh round of negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty regime on December 9, 2021. The United States and Canada began negotiations in May 2018. The tenth round took place on June 29-30, 2020. The United States’ key objectives include continued, careful management of flood risk; ensuring a reliable and economical power supply; and improving the ecosystem. U.S. negotiators continue to use the U.S. Entity Regional Recommendation for the Future of the Columbia River Treaty after 2024 as a useful guide during the negotiations.
For further information, please visit: https://www.state.gov/columbia-river-treaty/.
CAISO officially approved BPA’s entrance into Market Simulation testing, the next step to make sure it’s ready for the EIM.
Agency moves from 90-year to 30-year forecast model to account for streamflows increasingly impacted by climate change.