January 17, 2019
Boeing: Excess 777X Carbon Fiber to be Recycled into Household Products
Boeing has entered a groundbreaking partnership to recycle excess composite material into car parts, computer cases, and other products.  The agreement will alleviate sending excess material from eleven Boeing composite manufacturing sites to landfills, including the 777X Composite Wing Center in Everett, WA. Read more here.

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January 16, 2019
PNNL: CyberForce Competition Challenges Students to Defend Cyberattack
By Susan Bauer, PNNL, December 03, 2018. Teams representing 14 colleges and universities from the Northwest, and as far away as Indiana and Texas, converged on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory campus at the beginning of December, to compete in a contest over how to best defend America’s energy infrastructure from cyberattacks. The teams competed against […]

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August 6, 2018
Boeing Provides $1.5 Million for Northwest Tree Planting Projects
Source: The Nature Conservancy , May 19, 2018. The Boeing Company is granting The Nature Conservancy in Washington and Oregon $1.5 million for planting trees — $1 million for Washington, $500,000 for Oregon. Funding will be directed to plant trees in the urban areas around Puget Sound, the Portland area and also to help with reforestation […]

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August 20, 2014
Yaletown Venture Partners – Another Active Quarter and New Identity
August 2014 Quarterly Update:  Since our June update, Tasktop closed a financing, Endurance expanded its leadership and Board, and we’ve seen more industry awards earned by our portfolio companies. We’ve also done some work on our own business – launching a new website, a new brand identity and leaving behind the partner’s photo on our […]

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August 19, 2014
Bacterial nanowires are really wires, not hairs
By Mary Beckman, published by PNNL RICHLAND, Wash. – Some bacteria shoot out tendrils that conduct electricity. Now, researchers have determined the structure of one variety of bacterial nanowire, and found the wires are distinct from common bacterial hairs that they closely resemble. The results will help scientists understand how bacteria build up or break down […]

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August 19, 2014
Help Design the Next Generation of Personal Energy Systems
Hydrobee has launched an online survey to improve the design of the new PowerBee personal renewable energy power system.   The short survey asks what features of the PowerBee are most desirable, where it is likely to be used, the user profile, and a few other questions.  Everyone who responds will be entered into a […]

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August 1, 2014
"Wetting" a Battery’s Appetite for Renewable Energy Storage
By Frances White, Originally published by PNNL RICHLAND, Wash. – Sun, wind and other renewable energy sources could make up a larger portion of the electricity America consumes if better batteries could be built to store the intermittent energy for cloudy, windless days. Now a new material could allow more utilities to store large amounts of renewable […]

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July 25, 2014
Alternative Fusion Technologies Heat Up
Jul 24, 2014 |By M. Mitchell Waldrop and Nature magazine *The full article includes reference to Tri Alpha Energy and General Fusion. Helion Energy in Redmond, Washington is developing a linear colliding-beam reactor that would be small enough to be carried on the back of a large truck. The Helion reactor will fire a steady stream of plasmoids from each […]

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July 21, 2014
HaloSource and Rain for Rent Alliance to Accelerate the Delivery of Enhanced Water Filtration Solutions
Helping Customers More Effectively Meet Environmental Regulatory Requirements HaloSource® and Rain for Rent® are pleased to announce that they have signed a strategic partnership to provide customers with enhanced water filtration solutions. This alliance delivers customers a single source solution that cost effectively meets water discharge standards on their jobsites in an environmentally responsible way. […]

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