August 23, 2019
Washington Commerce CETA Workshop
Source: Tom Ranken, August 23, 2019. The Washington State Department of Commerce held their third workshop on implementation of the State’s Clean Energy Transformation Act on Tuesday, September 18, 2019 in Commerce’s offices in Olympia, WA. The star of the show was Dr. Glenn Blackmon who handled most of the presentations and answered questions from […]

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August 19, 2019
U.S. Department of Energy: Salmon Cannon is DOE-Fueled Tech
Source: Christine Harbine, U.S. Department of Energy, August 19, 2019. Twitter and Late Night TV have rediscovered the “Salmon Cannon” — Did you know that this is DOE-fueled technology? Developed by Whooshh Innovations, the company is working with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory through DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)’s Small Business Vouchers pilot to help […]

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August 19, 2019
U.S. Department of Energy: Nuclear Energy Innovation
Source: Christine Harbine, U.S. Department of Energy, August 19, 2019. The US Department of Energy has launched a new demonstration center for advanced nuclear technologies, the National Reactor Innovation Center (NRIC). NRIC will be led by Idaho National Laboratory and build upon the successes of DOE’s Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) initiative. (For more information, here’s […]

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August 19, 2019
U.S. Department of Energy: Supercomputing and Artificial Intelligence R&D
Source: Christine Harbine, U.S. Department of Energy, August 19, 2019. Supercomputing is now entering an era of rapid change, with advances in fields such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) reshaping what’s possible. To stay on the cutting edge, DOE is tackling fresh challenges that will inspire new thinking and drive innovation in critical areas such as cancer […]

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August 15, 2019
Vietnam Solar Farm Opportunity
PSL Inc. has contracts and an agreement to support the Government of Hue Province, Vietnam for the installation of a solar power plant that will have a capacity of up to 500 MW.  The PSL team has supported to Government of Hue Province, Vietnam for infrastructure projects over the last six years.  They now are […]

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August 9, 2019
Rule Making: Public Comment and Workshop for New Energy & Water Appliance Standards
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, August 9, 2019 Written comments DUE AUG. 26 The Washington Department of Commerce has set two opportunities for stakeholders to provide input on the state’s new appliance standards. Commerce is developing rules to implement legislation enacted by the Legislature earlier this year. The standards will save energy and water for […]

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August 9, 2019
Seattle-Area Energy-Storage Company Group14 Technologies Gets A Capital Boost
Source: Bill Conroy, Seattle Business, August 9, 2019. Group14 Technologies Inc., based in Woodinville, located just east of Bothell, has successfully raised $14.4 million as part of an $18.1 million equity offering to advance its efforts to develop a better battery to help power the expanding electric-vehicle and energy-storage market. The company, spun out in […]

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August 8, 2019
Puget Sound Energy and Avista on Track to Meet 2019 Renewable Energy Targets
Source: Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, August 8, 2019. OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission found Puget Sound Energy and Avista, two of the state’s investor-owned electric utilities, are in compliance with state renewable energy requirements. The Energy Independence Act, approved by voters in 2006, requires qualifying electric utilities to obtain a […]

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August 8, 2019
Commentary: Nuclear Power And The 2020 Presidential Candidates
Source: Jim Conca (UFA Ventures), Forbes, August 8, 2019. With very serious issues like gun control, Russian tampering, prison reform and health care, it’s unlikely that a narrow issue like a candidate’s stance on nuclear power will sway anyone about voting for them or not. Even if it is part of the more overall critical issue of […]

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