PacifiCorp is one of the West’s leading utilities. It operates as Pacific Power in Oregon, Washington and California; and as Rocky Mountain Power in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho. Balancing growing energy needs with costs and the environment is an ongoing focus for the company.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The federal government and PacifiCorp announced an agreement today in which the electric utility will accept responsibility for two misdemeanor counts of violating the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The violations stem from migratory bird mortalities, including eagles, near the electric utility’s Seven Mile Hill and Glenrock/Rolling Hills wind facilities in Wyoming since 2009.
SALT LAKE CITY — Following an unsuccessful 18-month attempt to sell the Deer Creek coal mine, PacifiCorp announced today it will close the mine in Emery County, Utah, because it has become too costly to operate for customers. PacifiCorp also signed a long-term coal supply agreement with Bowie Resource Partners LLC to supply coal for the Huntington power plant. Energy West Mining Company, PacifiCorp’s subsidiary operator of the mine, notified the mine’s 182 workers of the pending closure.
PORTLAND, Ore. — High winds are blowing into the Northwest, so Pacific Power reminds its customers and the public to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable.
Rocky Mountain Power reminds its customers and the public there are some electrical safety issues unique to the Holiday season that should be considered in preparing for upcoming festivities.
Energy Imbalance Market
PacifiCorp and the California Independent System Operator created a real-time energy imbalance market. More