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Renewable NW Seeks New Executive Director

Renewable NW seeks an Executive Director to lead a strong staff and vibrant membership to advance environmentally responsible renewable energy products and services in the Northwest.

Position is open until filled.
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Recent News

PacifiCorp Selects Projects for Major Wind Power Expansion

PORTLAND, Ore. — PacifiCorp has selected four new wind projects to fulfill plans to significantly expand the amount of wind energy serving customers by 2020.

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Montana Wind Farm Property Tax Summary 2006-2017

According to the Montana Department of Commerce, from 2006-2017 it is estimated that Montana wind farms contributed approximately $66 million in total property taxes.

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NRDC Summarizes FERC's Rejection of Coal/Nuclear Bailout

Today, the Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC) published on their Experts Blog a clear summary of the rejection by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)  of the Proposed Rule on Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing. 

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Renewable Northwest’s Executive Director, Rachel Shimshak Announces June, 2018 Resignation

Portland, OREGON — Dec. 6, 2017 — After 24 years of leading the Pacific Northwest’s preeminent clean energy advocacy organization, executive director, Rachel Shimshak has told her board and staff that she plans to resign in June, next year.

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News Highlights

Solar Plus Northwest Website Launched

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NEW REPORT: Western EIM Has Delivered Over $250 Million In Benefits

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Oregon Legislature Passes Historic Coal Transition Bill

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Vision for Montana Must Include More Wind Energy

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Renewable Northwest Supports EPA’s Clean Power Plan

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Spring 2018 NW Clean & Affordable Energy Conference

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Missoula, MT
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2018 Oregon Solar Energy Conference

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to Thursday, May 3, 2018, Portland, OR
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6th Annual Solar Winery Tour

Saturday, May 5, 2018, Willamette Valley, OR
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Monday, May 7, 2018 to Thursday, May 10, 2018, Chicago, IL,
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These are just the most recent events. See our full listing of events for more information.
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Wind and Sun -- Montana's Next Economic Boom

To learn more about the untapped potential of Montana's abundant, clean, sustainable wind and solar energy resources, CHARGE!


Celebrating 10 Years of Montana's RPS

Montana's Renewable Standard is celebrating 10 years of success. The economic benefits have been substantial, and Montana is just scratching the surface of it's renewable resource potential.

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Video - Energy Imbalance Market

It is time for the Northwest to modernize its electricity system and create an Energy Imbalance Market.

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