In recent issues of its Bulletin magazine, the Northwest Public Power Association profiled the city of Port Angeles’ commitment to demand-side management and recent improvements at the Dworshak National Fish Hatchery that’s saving energy and benefiting fish.
A pair of BPA-supported projects were recently profiled by the Northwest Public Power Association, a regional trade organization that serves a diverse group of utilities in the Western states, Alaska and Canada.
Demand response continues to evolve in the Northwest, from simply reducing peak loads to addressing multiple regional needs. In the June issue of its monthly Bulletin magazine, NWPPA spotlighted the city of Port Angeles, a longtime partner of BPA and a champion of demand response. The article is written by Bob Kajfasz, commercial energy analyst for the city, who tells the story of its commitment to demand-side management by highlighting a current project with BPA and Nippon Paper Industries, its local paper mill. The project is evaluating the commercial arrangements for utilities and their customers in load-reduction scenarios. Read “Demanding more: Port Angeles builds on its legacy of demand-side management.”
The Columbia Basin is celebrating a year of exceptional salmon runs. In July’s Bulletin, NWPPA highlighted improvements at the Dworshak National Fish Hatchery, on the Clearwater River in north-central Idaho, that are saving energy and benefiting endangered fish. Click here to learn more about how the resources and expertise of BPA and four partners saved a megawatt of electricity and revitalized a hatchery that produces 3.6 million young chinook and steelhead each year.