Press Release


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Mar 2016

7th Northwest Power Plan – Conservation Leads the Charge and DR Joins the Mix

By: Bryce Yonker, Smart Grid NW The NW Power and Conservation Council recently published its approved 7th Power Plan, the purpose of which is to ensure that the region maintains a reliable and economical power supply. The leading headline of the plan is similar to previous editions which recommended significant levels of energy efficiency to meet the region’s needs.  It is reassuring to see the...

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7th Northwest Power Plan – Conservation Leads the Charge and DR Joins the Mix

13

Sep 2015

What the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project Means for Small Utilities

With the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project (PNWSGDP) wrapped up and reports from the subprojects rolling out, utilities are now able to review the reports for applicable lessons learned. Smaller utilities in particular should find the results valuable as they begin moving forward with any smart grid projects they’ve been planning. Larger utilities usually have teams of researchers and enough leverage to get manufacturers...

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20

Aug 2015

Smart Grid Northwest Launch

SMART GRID NORTHWEST LAUNCHES WITH SUPPORT FROM REGIONAL UTILITIES AND MULTINATIONALS Organization Formed to Promote and Expand Smart Grid Growth and Business Activity Across the Northwest PORTLAND, OR, July 29, 2014 – The new organization Smart Grid Northwest launched with strong support from the regional energy community including major utilities, multinationals, and community organizations. At a formal kick-off event held in Portland, OR with over...

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20

Aug 2015

The Distributed Generation Revolution

The evolution of energy generation and distribution in the Pacific Northwest By Linda Barney, Barney and Associates – 7/13/2015 The last few years in the power industry has seen an accelerating proliferation of energy generating assets and smart end-use applications at the edge of the grid. This grid edge is the new hot spot for building out extensive amounts of intelligence and functionality as new...

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