Proudly advancing Washington state's clean energy future Boards & MembersCareersEnergy ServicesInnovationSustainability Latest News EN closes chapter on restoration, opens a new oneMembers, Officers Elected to Columbia Generating Station Review BoardNorthwest nuclear plant begins spring refuelingEnergy Northwest receives first place safety awards for 2022Hands-on with STEM at Kids Engineering DayEnergy Northwest breaks ground on U.S. Route 12 electric vehicle charging networkEnergy Northwest statement on X-energy-Dow announcementColumbia Generating Station produces record amount of energy in 2022 Our Public Power Projects Packwood Lake Hydroelectric Project185,215ProjectPackwood 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 Station312,253ProjectColumbia 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 Project365,300ProjectNine 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 Station338,253ProjectWhite 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 Hydro212,205ProjectTieton HydroEnergy Northwest operates the 15-MW Tieton Hydroelectric Project at Rimrock Lake in Yakima County, under contract with the city of Burbank, CalifPortland Hydro150,350ProjectPortland 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 Creek175,380ProjectStone 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 Project338,280ProjectHorn Rapids Solar Storage & Training ProjectThe Horn Rapids Solar, Storage & Training Project in Richland, Wash. combines 4MW utility-scale solar with 1MW/4hr battery storage.