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June 21, 2024

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EDF Renewables
Strategy Offered for Success of Future West Coast OSW Sector
A new report outlines steps that could pave the way for a robust offshore wind industry on the West Coast, where there's limited infrastructure to support it.
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FERC OKs Pipeline Expansion Despite West Coast States’ Opposition
FERC rejected rehearing requests on the expansion of the Gas Transmission Northwest pipeline’s capacity into the Northwest over three states’ objections and Commissioner Allison Clements’ dissent. 
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NARUC Looks at How to Manage New Large Loads
The power industry is facing an increasingly delicate balancing act as policies drive some generators to retirement, while major new loads are popping up and making planning more difficult.
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West Coast OSW Will Require Robust Supply Chain
The floating offshore wind projects envisioned for the West Coast will require a much more robust supply chain and system of ports, according to industry officials speaking at Oceantic Network’s Floating Offshore Wind Port and Vessel Summit.
BOEM
BOEM Designates Wind Energy Areas off Oregon Coast
Federal regulators have finalized two Oregon wind energy areas they hope someday will host floating wind turbines with a combined capacity of up to 2.4 GW.
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9 States Agree to Accelerate Home Heat Pump Installations
A memorandum of understanding announced Feb. 7 sets a goal of heat pump technology comprising 65% of residential heating, cooling and water heating equipment sales by 2030.
BPA
Parties Split on Biden Administration Deal on Snake River Dams
House Republicans lambasted a deal that the Biden administration struck between Oregon, Washington and four tribes on four dams along the Snake River.
BOEM
BOEM IDs Oregon Wind Energy Areas
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management selected two draft wind energy areas off the coast of southern and central Oregon.
Volvo Trucks
EV Charging Efforts Ramp up on West Coast
California, Oregon and Washington have jointly applied for federal grant money to build a public charging network for electric trucks across the three states.
PacifiCorp
PacifiCorp Says It Can Meet Oregon GHG Targets
PacifiCorp will be able to meet Oregon’s ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for electric utilities but “it will not be without challenges,” a company official said.

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