June 30, 2020
Stay-at-home orders led to less commercial and industrial electricity use in April
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, June 30, 2020 According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest Electric Power Monthly, April residential electricity sales in the United States have increased 8% compared with April 2019. At the same time, the commercial and industrial sectors saw decreases of 11% and 9%, respectively. U.S. residential electricity […]

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June 11, 2020
MagniX and AeroTEC put all-electric Cessna airplane into the air for first time
Source: Alan Boyle, Geerkwire, May 28, 2020 An all-electric version of one of the world’s best-known small utility airplanes hummed through its first flight today at Moses Lake in central Washington state. Redmond, Wash.-based MagniX and Seattle-based AeroTEC were in charge of the test, which focused on the performance of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan powered by MagniX’s 750-horsepower […]

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June 11, 2020
Climate Change Driving Forests To Smaller And Younger Trees
Source: James Conca, Forbes, May 31, 2020 Our planet’s forests are adapting to global warming, as one would expect. But their trees are getting shorter and younger. And that’s going to continue for a long time. A new study published in Science by scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), led by Dr. Nate McDowell makes a compelling […]

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June 11, 2020
McKinstry launches service to help buildings safely reopen
Source: Daily Journal of Commerce, Lynn Porter, May 28, 2020 Seattle-based McKinstry has launched a service it said is designed to help owners and operators ensure their buildings are ready to safely reopen after shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With its new “Return with Confidence” service, McKinstry said it will provide a free phone […]

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June 1, 2020
2020 CleanTech Innovation Showcase
The CleanTech Innovation Showcase brings the industry together to discuss the latest cleantech innovations, ideas and initiatives every June. The CleanTech Innovation Showcase attracts cleantech industry leaders from across the U.S., Canada and beyond to see technology innovations and featured presentations from industry notables.

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May 29, 2020
POSTPONED: Hear how Matidor Technologies adapted their core technology to serve COVID-19 and other disaster response situations
Date: TBD Time: TBD Location: Online Matidor is a new kind of team collaboration platform that combines intuitive portfolio management with powerful, user-friendly mapping.  For COVID-19 and disaster response, the platform helps monitor the well-being of individuals during the emergencies by streamlining sharing of information upload and collaboration on their map-based dashboard for easy location tracking and deployment […]

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May 19, 2020
CTFusion cited in Bloomberg’s “Chasing Disruption with the Promise of Fusion” Report
Bloomberg NEF, December 19, 2019 CTFusion was spun out of DOE-funded research at the University of Washington and is developing sustained spheromaks, compact torus plasma configurations with stabilizing and confining magnetic fields. Spheromaks make the stabilizing toroidal magnetic field with plasmacurrent instead of with superconducting coils. CTFusion says this reduces complexity and sizeand should translate […]

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