Billings Gazette article: PSC approves NW Energy’s $870M purchase of PPL’s hydro dams

Monday, September 8th, 2014
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On Thursday, Montana’s Public Service Commission approved Northwestern Energy’s proposed $870 million purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams. While the purchase provides stability and clean energy for NorthWestern Energy customers, it will lead to a rate increase of about 5%. NorthWestern still needs final approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.



Pioneer energy efficiency data analyst Nancy Hersh to keynote Coalition conference Nov. 7 in Portland

Thursday, September 4th, 2014
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The NW Energy Coalition is very excited to announce that Nancy Hersh, head of Opower’s analytics team, will keynote the Coalition’s Fall NW Clean & Affordable Energy Conference in Portland Nov. 7. A Coalition member organization, Opower is the global leader in developing software and analyzing data to support energy efficiency efforts.



Coalition member group Seinergy reaches milestone

Friday, August 15th, 2014
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One of the NW Energy Coalition’s newest members, Seinergy, based in Washington state has reached one million kWh of documented energy savings. These savings represent voluntary upgrades in residential homes throughout western Washington. Some savings have been claimed by participating utilities to satisfy state conservation mandates.



Call for entries: Visions of a Clean Energy Future art contest

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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The NW Energy Coalition is accepting entries for its 2014 art contest, Visions of a Clean Energy Future. The contest gives artists the opportunity to develop a vision of a clean and affordable energy future and to portray that vision in a unique work of art. The submission deadline is Friday, Oct. 10.



Please join us for Founding the Future, a NW Energy Coalition Gala in Portland, Ore.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Join us on November 7 at Portland’s Crowne Plaza Hotel for our gala event, Founding the Future. Honor NW Energy Coalition founders and help build our region’s clean energy future. At the gala, clean energy leaders from across the Northwest will enjoy a delicious plated dinner, drinks and great conversation. We hope to raise a glass with you that evening.