Northwest & Intermountain Power Producers Coalition

The voice of independent power in the Northwest


NIPPC is a regional membership organization representing competitive power participants in the electricity sector in the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain region. NIPPC members include owners, operators, and developers of independent power generation and storage, power marketers, and affiliated companies.

our work

Featured filings

NIPPC is an active party in state, regional, and federal proceedings that affect energy policy before regulatory agencies, legislatures, courts, and other venues. Learn more about our advocacy in filings and positions before the state utility commissions of the Northwest, the Bonneville Power Administration, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and other forums. You can see more of our select filings under “Our Work”.

Utility Procurement

NIPPC Policy Brief on the Role of Competition in the Pacific Northwest Clean Energy Transition


NIPPC urges BPA to revisit its prior assumptions for the agency’s Financial Policy Refresh


NIPPC comments on FERC proceeding on regional transmission planning and generator interconnection, RM 21-17-000

Resource Adequacy

NIPPC comments on the Northwest Power Pool’s final Resource Adequacy Program design

Utility Procurement

NIPPC submits comments in PGE’s All Source RFP, UM 2166


NIPPC’s letter to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee expressing its views on the Energy Infrastructure Act discussion draft

Utility Procurement

NIPPC’s comments on Puget Sound Energy’s revised RFP in UE- 210220

State Legislatures

NIPPC submits comments to the Oregon House Committee on Energy and Environment on Oregon’s proposed 100% Clean Energy Bill, HB 2021

The NIPPC Annual Meeting

Join us at Alderbrook!

Registration is open for the 2022 conference

September 11-13

Our annual conference is a one-of-a-kind event, where NIPPC brings together key players from across the power sector to debate the issues facing our industry.

NIPPC strives to be a problem solver, working to develop practical solutions that meet the needs of all market participants. As we move towards a low carbon future, we remain focused on creating a fair and competitive industry that delivers low cost, reliable power to the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Now more than ever, our work sees us fostering constructive policy discussions among IPPs and utilities, state regulators and legislators, the Bonneville Power Administration and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and other advocacy and interest groups.

Join us for two days of open debate and dialogue, and be part of the conversation about powering our future.

“Currents of Change”

The theme of this year’s conference is “Currents of Change”, reflecting the many significant regional transitions underway in the electricity sector.

We will convene for NIPPC’s 19th annual conference at Alderbrook Resort, the longtime home of our event.

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Please note our COVID-19 policy: We are requesting that all attendees provide either a proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test.