November 1, 2018
Tri-City Herald: BPA to talk in Tri-Cities on why your electric bill keeps rising and what it plans to do about it
Source:  Tri-City Herald Staff, Tri-City Herald, October 31, 2018. (Pasco, WA) Top leadership of the Bonneville Power Administration will be in Pasco on Nov. 5 to talk about the agency’s plans for the next five years, which include strengthening the agency’s finances. The push to remove the lower Snake River dams also will be discussed. See the entire […]

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October 29, 2018
Avista: CEO Scott Morris Discusses the Utility’s Proposed Sale
Source:  Rob Curley, Spokesman Review, October 28, 2018. Leading a company through something as transitionally massive as a new ownership structure is never a cakewalk. But leading one of your hometown’s most iconic companies – which also happens to be one of the only places you’ve ever worked – through something like that makes everything incrementally […]

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October 26, 2018
An Innovative Human Resource Approach to Staged RIFs
Source:  Resourceful HR Newsletter, October 25, 2018. Innovative HR involves the implementation of new ideas and methods to better meet the ever-evolving requirements of an organization and its workforce. Bringing an innovative approach to HR requires anticipating future needs and adapting to those needs, rather than responding to an immediate crisis or situation. One area of […]

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October 4, 2018
Seattle City Light Pay for Performance Launch
Seattle City Light is happy to announce the launch of our Pay for Performance program. The Deep Retrofit Pay for Performance (P4P) program has been designed to enable customers to achieve energy efficiency through incentive payments, which are made over time and based on energy savings measured at the electric meter. This differs from the […]

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September 28, 2018
Beta Hatch: How Bug Ranching Can Fix the Food System
Source:  Sarah Hoffman, Crosscut, September 27, 2018. Every year millions of tons of fish are scooped out of the ocean, ground up and fed to the fish that we eat. It’s a massive waste of dwindling natural resources. But a nonprofit focused on protecting salmon and a Washington bug farm are trying something new. Through […]

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September 19, 2018
SnoPUD: CleanTech Alliance Board Member John Haarlow Named General Manager
Source: Janice Podsada, Herald Net, September 19, 2018. The Snohomish County Public Utility District has chosen a finalist from within to run the utility.  Until Tuesday, (CleanTech Alliance Board Member) John Haarlow was merely known as Candidate D, one of four unnamed finalists. The three-member PUD commission offered him a contract Tuesday that pays a base salary […]

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September 19, 2018
Boeing: Funding for Stormwater Education and Steps Up for Healthy Salmon Habitat
Better STEM education and healthier water quality are the goals of a Boeing-sponsored stormwater curriculum designed to reach fourth-graders in Seattle Public Schools. Boeing is partnering with IslandWood to help teachers nurture a new generation of clean-water enthusiasts with engineering lessons that examine the causes of, and remedies to, the region’s stormwater issue, which in […]

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September 19, 2018
Boeing: First 777X Test Airplane Makes Its Debut
The first 777X off the production line has rolled out of the Boeing Everett factory. Referred to as the static airplane, the first 777X airplane is destined for a nearby building where it will be prepared for nearly year-long testing that begins in late 2018. Read more here.

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September 12, 2018
Idaho National Laboratory: WindSim Opens New Office in Idaho Falls
Source:  Marine Log, September 11, 2018. WindSim AS, the leading provider and pioneer of CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) based Wind Farm Design Tools (WFDT) utilized for the design of wind farms both onshore and offshore is opening a new office in Idaho Falls, ID, continuing the path to commercialization of the WindSim Power Line-Optimization Solution, […]

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