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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December 20, 2017
PathFyndr & EuroDev Cooperation to Expand Business Development
EuroDev, based in Almelo, The Netherlands and PathFyndr, based in Seattle, Washington State, are proud to announce their cooperation, aimed at assisting medium sized North American companies with their European business development. In its over 20 years of existence, EuroDev has developed a highly cost effective, phased approach to assist North American companies in their […]

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December 20, 2017
Transforming Local Government Conference Registration & Nominations Open
The 2018 Transforming Local Government Conference (TLG) will be an exciting event for all local government professionals. TLG attracts participation from local governments that are deliberately seeking new and innovative ways to connect people, information and ideas that support their efforts to be the best communities in which to live, work, and prosper. The TLG […]

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December 13, 2017
Battelle’s INL Contract Extended
U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry approved a five-year extension of Battelle’s contract with the Idaho National Laboratory, contingent upon successful negotiations of terms and conditions, an INL news release said. Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper lauded the extension. Casper serves on the state advisory Leadership in Nuclear Energy Commission 3.0. “Lab management and […]

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December 13, 2017
Federal Funding Available for Nuclear Tech Development
Originally posted by World Nuclear News US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced $30 million of funding to support the development of advanced nuclear energy technology. The Department of Energy (DOE) is soliciting proposals for cost-shared projects to develop innovative, industry-driven reactor designs and accompanying technologies with high potential to advance nuclear power in the […]

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December 13, 2017
Perkins Coie Explains Recent EPA Decision on Hardrock Mining
A team of Perkins Coie associates has outlined the implications of a recent EPA decision related to hardrock mining industry. In the pre-publication decision, the EPA announced that it will not issue final financial assurance regulations under Section 108(b) of CERCLA targeting the hardrock mining industry. The decision came after receiving more than 11,000 comments […]

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December 8, 2017
Alaska Energy Data Gateway 2.0 Released
User-friendly online system provides enhanced access to community-level data. The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (UAF-ACEP), Institute of Social and Economic Research (UAA-ISER), and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are pleased to announce a major upgrade of the Alaska Energy Data Gateway ("The Gateway"). The Gateway, which was first released in 2013, provides […]

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December 1, 2017
PNNL Cybersecurity Technologies Going to Market
The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has licensed three of its most unusual technologies for preventing cyberattacks to Cynash Inc., a startup company funded by IP Group, an intellectual property commercialization company. Cynash was formed specifically to bring these three cyber protection technologies to market to provide a powerful new approach to the detection and prevention […]

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December 1, 2017
425 Business IDEA Award Finalist: PSE’s Kimberly Harris
425 Business Magazine's IDEA Awards recognize the Eastside business community's Innovation, Distinction, Excellence, and Achievement.  Puget Sound Energy's Kimberly Harris was a finalist for the IDEA CEO of the Year award. Here's an excerpt from 425 Business Magazine about Harris's path to PSE, and the leadership which qualified her for the award:  The combination of […]

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December 1, 2017
Puget Sound Energy’s Phil Bussey is Retiring
Phil Bussey, a pillar in Washington's energy community, is retiring from Puget Sound Energy January 5.  Bussey, 61, had been the company’s senior vice president of corporate affairs from 2003 to 2009. He left Puget Sound Energy to become president and chief executive of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce until 2012, when he returned […]

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