An effort is underway to explore adding fast-acting energy storage into traditional hydroelectric units to improve response and stability, and to increase operational flexibility, particularly when integrating renewable power.
At the September Fish and Wildlife Committee meeting, staff completed their presentation on part one of a five-part retrospective on how the Fish and Wildlife Program has performed over the last 40 years.
Energized by a robust economic year, BPA CEO and Administrator John Hairston expressed confidence in the agency’s energy market position, financial stability, budget allocations, rate negotiations, and meeting fish and wildlife obligations.
Insightful presentations followed by robust discussions characterized the Ocean and Plume Science and Management Forum, held virtually this past January 19.
Good things are happening to help anadromous fish in the Columbia River Basin, according to a recent report by the Independent Scientific Review Panel.