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Surge in electricity demand spells trouble for PNW, forecasts show

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2024
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EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE, Olympia — Power planning forecasts in the Northwest show trouble ahead, in spiking demand for energy, transmission worries and no quick or cheap answers. The state and its neighbors are going to face challenges in keeping the lights on while complying with environmental mandates, including rebuilding salmon runs and meeting commitments to get off fossil fuels, a panel of experts told the Northwest Power and Conservation Council in its monthly meeting Tuesday. The council is an interstate agency, authorized by the Northwest Power Act of 1980 and...

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