Northwest Hydropower News Archives 2010 & Older

Tag: Portland General Electic

Public meeting scheduled on hydropower for Bowman Dam

PGE is voluntarily seeking input from affected residents By Jason Chaney Central Oregonian Next week, local residents will have their first opportunity to weigh in on a proposed hydroelectric power plant on Bowman Dam. Portland General Electric is hosting a … Read on 

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Round Butte Dam tower to release more cold water

Deschutes River: Operators will try a cooler mix to meet temperature goals By Quinton Smith The Oregonian Operators of a massive new water tower at Round Butte Dam near Madras agreed Friday to again release more cold water into the … Read on 

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Rains swamp region’s dams

Power managers divert flow to reservoirs, slow plant output and give power away By Ted Sickinger The Oregonian Winter’s snow drought has given way to a temporary flood of late-spring runoff, forcing regional managers of the electrical grid to give … Read on 

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