Author: Kale Williams PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — With temperatures expected to reach above 100 degrees for the second straight day on Monday, electric utilities called on their customers to help conserve power to avoid outages. Demand for electricity is expected to spike ...

Author: Kale Williams LA GRANDE, Ore. — When Jim Kreider first heard about the proposed transmission line, he was angry. The Boardman-to-Hemingway line, known as B2H, would run 300 miles across five Eastern Oregon counties, including through the hills west ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Power was cut off at Medford’s airport Wednesday amid high winds. The Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport said the airport was temporarily disconnected from the power grid, but the backup system worked as planned. While the backup system ...

Author: KGW Staff PORTLAND, Ore. — Tens of thousands of people across Oregon woke up to their power turned off Tuesday morning as strong winds and heavy rain from a storm continued to hit the Portland metro and the coast. Portland ...

TACOMA, Wash. – Authorities in Tacoma, Washington, are investigating acts of vandalism on four electricity substations that affected thousands of customers on Sunday. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said that two Tacoma Public Utilities substations and a Puget Sound Energy ...

Author: Kyle Iboshi (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — The FBI is investigating a targeted attack on a Portland General Electric substation in late November, the utility confirmed. “PGE is aware of a deliberate physical attack on one of our substations ...

TALENT, Ore. – The City of Talent is one of three communities in Oregon that is getting help from the Department of Energy to create a more resilient power grid. Talent, along with Pendleton and Warm Springs, was selected for ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The Biden administration is planning to aggressively expand offshore wind energy capacity in the U.S. It could hold as many as seven sales for new offshore leases by 2025. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced the move ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Pacific Power crews were investigating an outage Friday night that was impacting more than 100 customers. The outage was reported shortly after 7 p.m. and for residents in the 97504 area code. The cause was not immediately ...

UPDATE 7:30 p.m. September 12 — Pacific Power said it will do a public safety shutoff to customers in northern California. The affected area of Weed includes a section from just north of Black Butte, extending north to the south ...

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