This information has been developed by Northwest utilities and PNUCC to provide a snapshot of the challenges and opportunities the electric power industry faces today as they plan for tomorrow's needs.
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The foundation of the Northwest power system is clean renewable hydroelectricity.
We are partnering with customers to meet future demand.
New unconventional resources and changing demands for electricity are changing how we meet customers' needs.
More high-voltage transmission is vital to the reliability and stability of the power system.
System reliability is a long-term and day-to-day priority.
Conservation, wind and natural gas resources will meet future power needs.