What's New in the Region

2016 Annual Report

Northwest Sees Strong Energy Efficiency Performance in 2016

Representing the collective impact of 140 Northwest utilities, the Bonneville Power Administration and the Energy Trust of Oregon, NEEA has released its 2016 Annual Report. 

Avista sold to Canadian company Hydro One for $5.3 billion

The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2018, and is still subject to approval from common shareholders and various regulators. 

Networked Lighting Controls Specification Gains Traction

A newly updated Networked Lighting Controls specification is gathering momentum with manufacturers and utilities. As resource for utilities in designing rebate programs for networked layers of lighting control, the spec outlines the most basic requirements for an effective system and reports optional capabilities; allowing a focus on luminaire-level, integrated lighting controls.

Latest Research

What's the market for Natural Gas Hearths in the Northwest?

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This report summarizes results of a characterization study of the Natural Gas Hearths Market in the Northwest. The objective of the research was to gain a deeper understanding and expand upon our current knowledge of the supply and demand sides of this market. Through a combination of in-depth qualitative and quantitative techniques, the report examines current trends within the supply chain, owner satisfaction, purchasing motivations, and the current barriers in the market to these products.

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