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Oregon: Water and Electric Board sues over wind power

The utility has too much power and wants to limit how much it buys from a wind farm Christian Wihtol — The Register-Guard — November 30, 2013 A decade after eagerly signing a long-term contract to buy power from an Eastern Oregon and Eastern Washington wind farm, the Eugene Water & Electric Board is now […]

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Oregon Power Administration reins in wind farms for 2nd year in a row

Excess hydro power forces order Amelia Templeton — Statesman Journal — May 6, 2012 For the second year in a row, spring rain and snow melt have led to an oversupply of hydropower on the Columbia River. And for the second straight year, the government agency charged with both marketing hydropower from federal dams dams […]

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U.S. — Lawsuit against wind energy project near Steens Mountain pits green groups against green project

Richard Cockle — Oregon Live — May 2, 2012 BURNS — In a green vs. green federal lawsuit, two environmental groups are challenging what they call an “industrial-scale” wind project on the north end of ruggedly beautiful Steens Mountain in southeastern Oregon. “Of all the places in Oregon’s high desert, this is perhaps the worst place for […]

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