January 23, 2020
Hexas Biomass 2019 Year in Review
Source: Hexas Biomass, Jan, 22 2020 2019 Highlights February Signed Supply Agreement. April Three different ecotypes of Hexas’ Xano Grass™ planted at the University of Illinois’ Bioenergy and Crop Sciences lab as part of Hexas and U of I’s energy biomass evaluation project. May Hexas accepted to Cascadia Cleantech Accelerator. Hexas contracts with Agrofil for […]

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January 22, 2020
Lawmakers want tougher carbon-reduction goals, even as WA falls short of current targets
Source: Crosscut, Shauna Sowersby, Jan 17 2020 Twelve years after the Washington Legislature first codified limits on greenhouse gas emissions, lawmakers are considering a new bill that would establish even stricter state targets.  The original legislation, passed in 2008, sought to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020, a goal that the state has not met. In fact, […]

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January 16, 2020
State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s rule cutting greenhouse-gas emissions
Source: Jim Brunner, Seattle Times, Jan 16 2020 The Washington State Supreme Court has invalidated key portions of a rule imposed by the administration of Gov. Jay Inslee capping greenhouse-gas emissions by fuel distributors, natural-gas companies and other industries. In a 5-4 ruling Thursday, the court upheld a 2017 lower-court decision that the state Department of Ecology […]

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January 16, 2020
Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030
Source: Brad Smith, Microsoft, Jan 16, 2020 he scientific consensus is clear. The world confronts an urgent carbon problem. The carbon in our atmosphere has created a blanket of gas that traps heat and is changing the world’s climate. Already, the planet’s temperature has risen by 1 degree centigrade. If we don’t curb emissions, and […]

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January 14, 2020
UTC Clean Energy Bulletin 1.14.20
Source: UTC, Jan 14, 2020 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their electricity from renewable or non-carbon-emitting […]

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January 9, 2020
PNNL and UW creating app to make package delivery easier for drivers
Source: KHQ Q6, Jasmine Darajky Jan 3, 2020 The holidays may be over, but that means shipping and returns season has begun. Right now the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is developing a project that could potentially help us send and receive our packages sooner. The $1.5 million project is funded by the D.O.E’s Office of […]

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January 8, 2020
UTC Clean Energy Bulletin, January 7, 2020
Source: UTC Jan 7, 2020 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The Clean Energy Transformation Act, passed during the 2019 legislative session, requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their […]

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January 7, 2020
A&R Solar Winter Update
Source: A&R Solar, Jan 7, 2020 We’ve had some short, dark days lately, but spring will be here before you know it. Forward this to a friend in Washington or Oregon who might be interested in solar energy. If your friend goes solar with us, you will receive $500, and your friend will receive a […]

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December 19, 2019
UTC Clean Energy Bulletin (Dec 19)
Source: UTC, Dec 17, 2019 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The Clean Energy Transformation Act, passed during the 2019 legislative session, requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their […]

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