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Hot off the presses
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation awarded 66 non-profits a total of $4.6 million in grants by on Thursday. In Seattle, the White Center Community Development Association received a $200,000 grant to develop a green jobs initiative.
As saving energy becomes a rallying cry for utilities and the government, Idaho Power is in the vanguard. Since 2004, it has been paying farmers to cut power use at crucial times, resulting in drop-offs of as much as 5.6 percent of peak power demand.
The first vote cast by the Washington State House of Representatives in this young 2010 session represented the top prioirity of their constituents back home: jobs!
Investors representing $13 trillion call on U.S. and other countries to adopt strong climate change policies
On the heels of international climate treaty talks in Copenhagen, the world’s largest investors today released a statement calling on the U.S. and other governments to move quickly to adopt strong national climate policies that will spur low-carbon investments to reduce emissions causing climate change.
Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County awarded $3.6 million to train local workers in clean-energy industries
Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County has been awarded $3,639,530 to train local workers in clean-energy industries. The council will use this grant to fund their GreenLight Project, which provide green economy education and training services to 450 program participants.