Energy 101 Rollup Image Page Content Click on the links below to learn more about power generation, conservation and the future of U.S. energy. Electricity Generation Energy Northwest produces electricity at its nuclear, wind, solar and hydropower generating facilities by converting various forms of energy into electricity. Electricity Transmission Electricity produced at power plants is distributed on large interconnected networks of transmission lines, or grids. Click here to learn more about transmission. Diverse Energy Sources Despite the importance of energy to every aspect of our lives, many people are not acquainted with the knowledge necessary to make informed energy decisions. Review this section to learn about a diverse mix of energy generation resources. Energy Conservation Energy conservation is undeniably the cleanest, fastest, cheapest and best way to offset new power demand. Learn more about conservation and ways individuals can help conserve energy. Energy in the U.S. Reliable, affordable, environmentally responsible electric power is essential to Washington state and our nation's economic well-being.