Northwest Hydropower News Archives 2010 & Older

Tag: Puget Sound Energy

Snoqualmie Falls hydro plant gets into hall of fame

By Dan Catchpole SnoValley Star Snoqualmie Valley has been the home of a movie star, professional athletes and business leaders. The Valley is now also home to a new hall-of-famer. The inductee never sought out fame. It only did its … Read on 

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Congressman tours new Baker River fish facility

By Staff Courier Times CONCRETE – U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Everett) visited Puget Sound Energy’s Baker RIver Hydroelectric Project to hear utility staffers promote the economic and environmental benefits the energy facility brings to the region. PSE is reducing the … Read on 

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PSE completes Baker River hatchery

By Staff Daily Journal of Commerce BELLEVUE – Puget Sound Energy recently completed a new fish hatchery and upstream trap-and-haul facility on Baker River in the North Cascades.

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New face for the Falls

Work in high gear for upgrade, lowering of dam By Seth Truscott Snoqualmie Valley Record Normally, the power generators at the Snoqualmie Falls hydroelectric plant run at a painful roar. This summer, the machinery is silent for the first time … Read on 

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As wind power booms, so do the challenges

The revolution happening along the Columbia River is full of promise. But wind power is fickle, and keeping our energy system running smoothly has become “the great economic and engineering challenge of our time.” By Hal Bernton Seattle Times CENTERVILLE, … Read on 

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