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NRECA Critical of U.S. Government Plan to Remove Washington State Hydropower Plants

NRECA CEO Jim Matheson expressed alarm and outrage at a proposed deal before Congress, leaked to the public on November 29th, to breach the Lower Snake River Dams in Washington. Matheson stated the proposed deal would threaten electric reliability for millions of Americans in the Pacific Northwest.

NRECA Implores Lawmakers to focus on Grid Reliability following NERC Winter Reliability Assessment

Bolstering NRECA’s repeated warnings over the past several years, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) 2023-24 Winter Reliability Assessment revealed looming grid reliability challenges coupled with continued soaring electricity demand. NRECA believes recent policy proposals, such as EPA’s recent power plant proposal, do not adequately focus on electric...

Department of Energy awards $100 million to NRECA, Coops for Wildfire Mitigation Infrastructure

Through its Grid Resilience Innovation Partnership Program, the Department of Energy has awarded nearly $100 million in federal infrastructure funding to NRCEA and 39 coops from across the country to harden systems against wildfires and enhance grid reliability.