ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Daybreak Power Inc., a developer of gigawatt-scale energy storage projects, announced today that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a preliminary permit for its proposed 2,650 megawatt Halverson Canyon Pumped Storage project near Creston, Wash., about 35 miles upstream from Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River. FERC’s decision June 28 marks an important early milestone for this estimated $4.9 billion project, which would connect to the nearby