Northwest Power Council grapples with data center impact

While data centers get billions in tax breaks, Northwest power demand to double by 2041

Data centers owned by global giants such as Amazon and Google have boosted coffers in Morrow and Wasco County in recent years. This has brought a boom in construction that boosts local companies and also provides some long-term jobs. Counties and cities have received tens of millions of dollars in tax revenue.

Gilliam and Sherman County have been looking on in envy. With rumors of a possible Amazo...


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