Discussions and Panels

Video Panel

Should the Snake River dams stay or go? Environmentalists want them removed to protect fish habitats, but electric companies that run them are trying to build support to keep the dams.

An excerpt from the Association of Washington Business Spring 2022 Meeting on the Importance of Hydropower in Washington state, beginning at 49:11

  • In the latest episode of Along Those Lines, hear more about hydropower’s benefits and challenges from Kurt Miller, head of Northwest RiverPartners, a not-for-profit based in Vancouver, Washington, that advocates for the region’s hydropower users; Troy Berglund, community development and member relations manager at Benton Rural Electric Association in Prosser, Washington; and Ashley Slater, NRECA’s vice president of regulatory affairs

  • Northwest RiverPartners Executive Director Kurt Miller connected with John Hendricks and Robin Mitchell during the KGEZ Good Morning Show Glacier Bank Community Conversation on Friday February 11, 2022 to remark on the threat to hydropower on the Lower Snake and Columbia River.

  • In the latest episode of Public Power Now, Kurt Miller, Executive Director of Northwest River Partners, details key current hydropower issues in the Pacific Northwest and what role he sees hydropower playing in the U.S. generation mix 15 years from now.

  • Kurt Miller talks with Alice Dietz, host of PUD Live on AM1400 KEDO.

  • Kurt Miller, executive director of Northwest RiverPartners, leads the 2019 Northwest Power Pool Resource Adequacy Symposium panel on meeting clean energy goals while facing energy demand challenges in the future.