Proudly advancing Washington state's clean energy future Boards & MembersCareersEnergy ServicesInnovationSustainability Latest News Schuetz selected as Energy Northwest’s new CEOEN manager selected for first NucLEADers cohortCEO Sawatzke leaves a legacy of Excellence at Energy NorthwestNorthwest nuclear plant refueled, tuned up, back onlineEnergy Northwest board names Grover Hettel as interim CEOMembers, Officers Elected to Nuclear Energy Participant BoardColumbia Generating Station Begins 25th RefuelingGoverning board elects new director; longtime chair to retire in June Our Public Power Projects Packwood Lake Hydroelectric Project210,225ProjectPackwood Lake Hydroelectric ProjectConstruction on the Packwood Lake Hydroelectric Project – Energy Northwest’s first electric power project – started in 1962, and operation began in 1964. Located five miles east of Packwood, Wash., in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, it has the capacity to produce 27.5 megawatts of electricity.Columbia Generating Station371,240ProjectColumbia Generating StationColumbia Generating Station produces approximately 1,207 megawatts of electricity, equivalent to about 10 percent of Washington's power and 4 percent of all the electric power used in the Pacific Northwest.Nine Canyon Wind Project396,266ProjectNine Canyon Wind ProjectThe Nine Canyon Wind Project is located in south-central Washington just south of Kennewick. Constructed in three phases between 2002 and 2007, the project includes 63 wind turbines with a maximum generating potential of 95.9 megawatts of electricity.White Bluffs Solar Station380,212ProjectWhite Bluffs Solar StationThe White Bluffs Solar Station is located 10 miles north of Richland, Wash., where the sun shines about 300 days a year. The project uses 242 photovoltaic panels to convert sunlight into 38.7 kilowatts of direct current electricity.Tieton Hydro265,210ProjectTieton HydroEnergy Northwest operates the 15-MW Tieton Hydroelectric Project at Rimrock Lake in Yakima County, under contract with the city of Burbank, CalifPortland Hydro200,355ProjectPortland HydroEnergy Northwest operates the Portland Hydroelectric Project, a 25-MW and 12.5-MW powerhouse on the Bull Run River for the city of Portland.Stone Creek200,385ProjectStone CreekEnergy Northwest operates and maintains the Stone Creek Hydroelectric Project, a 12-megawatt hydro project on the Clackamas River approximately 45 miles southeast of Portland, Ore. The facility is owned by the Eugene Water & Electric Board.Horn Rapids Solar Storage & Training Project330,250ProjectHorn Rapids Solar Storage & Training ProjectThe Horn Rapids Solar, Storage & Training Project in Richland, Wash. combines 4MW utility-scale solar with 1MW/4hr battery storage.