January 16, 2018
Perkins Coie Explains Recent Federal Grid Resiliency Rulemaking Efforts
In an order issued Monday, January 8, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission unanimously terminated the rulemaking proceeding it previously initiated in response to a directive issued last fall by U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry. That “resilience directive” gave the Commission 60 days to halt the “premature retirements” of power plants that have 90 days […]

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January 16, 2018
Apply to Participate in Green Chemistry Product Showcase
Highlight your innovations to industry and academic scientists and leaders in the green chemistry community! In keeping with the 2018 Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference theme, Product Innovation Using Greener Chemistries, the ACS Green Chemistry Institute is inviting companies to participate in a unique event—a green chemistry product innovation showcase. Integrated into the popular GC&E […]

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January 16, 2018
New Context, INL Partnership Develops Next Generation Cybersecurity & Tools
New Context, a systems integrator that automates the orchestration, governance, and protection of critical infrastructure, today announced the firm’s ongoing collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to research and develop next generation cybersecurity technologies and tools to strengthen protection of the Nation’s energy critical infrastructure, including the electric […]

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January 9, 2018
Support Youth Innovation as Imagine Tomorrow Judge
Applications to serve as a judge at the Washington State University hosted Alaska Airlines Imagine Tomorrow competition are open now!  The Alaska Airlines Imagine Tomorrow competition challenges 9th through 12th graders to seek new ways to support the transition to sustainability. Students research complex topics related to sustainability, then innovate technologies, designs, or plans to […]

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January 9, 2018
Protium Innovations Receives NSF R&D Funding
Northwest-based Protium Innovations receives NSF Small Business Technology Transfer grant.  Protium Innovations LLC (Protium) has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant for $225,000 to conduct research and development work on 3D printed liquid hydrogen fuel tanks for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The project will fill knowledge gaps in […]

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January 5, 2018
Port of Seattle Welcomes New Executive Director
Former Coast Guard Rear Admiral brings more than 30 years of maritime, financial experience  The Port of Seattle Commission is proud to announce the appointment of retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Stephen P. Metruck as its new Executive Director. Metruck brings 34 years of executive experience in maritime, security and financial leadership to his […]

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January 5, 2018
Snohomish PUD Ranks High Nationally in Large Business Satisfaction
Snohomish County PUD has been ranked third nationally in business customer satisfaction among a group of large electric utilities in the 2017 E Source “Large Customer Gap & Priority Benchmark Survey.” E Source surveyed more than 1,300 large business customer to identify the best utilities for business customer satisfaction. “The E Source business surveys give […]

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January 5, 2018
Apply for Mining CleanTech Challenge
Applications are open for the Mining CleanTech Challenge now through February 28. The Colorado CleanTeach Industries Association (CCIA) is hosting a Mininig CleanTech Challenge that is open to groups from states across the region.  To be successful in today’s mining industry, you need advanced solutions, solutions that impact your bottom line but also advance your […]

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January 3, 2018
Self-Healing Microgrids to Help Keep Cordova, AK Electrified
In the aftermath of natural disasters, damage to an electrical grid can slow the recovery effort and prolong human suffering. Last fall, Idaho National Laboratory researchers assembled a coalition of partners to design a system of microgrids that would enhance grid resilience by maintaining and restoring power after a catastrophic event or a cyberattack. During […]

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