Thursday, March 8, 2012

Truncated/abridged Energy News Digest for March 8, 2012

A busy day means a truncated (WOTD) energy news digest today.


Bonneville Power Administration Files Paperwork to Manage Wind, Water Power (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

Bonneville Power Submits Wind Oversupply Plan with the Feds (Sustainable Business Oregon)

Pacific Northwest Wind Farms Paid to Not Produce - Farms were overproducing, demand was unable to keep up with supply (KCPQ-TV, Seattle/Tacoma, WA)

Tennessee’s US Senator Alexander Calls for Ending Wind-Energy Subsidies (The Tennessean, Nashville)

New Washington State Law Broadens Renewable Energy Mandate - Avista biomass plant meets green standard (Spokesman Review, Spokane, WA)

Washington State Legislature - Special Session Likely for Budget (KING-TV, Seattle)

Oregon Lawmakers Say Columbia River Water Debate Will Return (Associated Press)

Shelton’s Ridge Motorsports Park to Bring in Millions (Mason Web TV, Shelton, WA)

Does La Nina's Easing Mean a Sunny Summer? (KING-TV, Seattle)