Climate and Clean Energy News and Commentary
Wind What a difference a decade makes. Once shunned as an industry only a tree-hugger could love, clean-tech has blossomed into an economic heavyweight, according to a report from research firm Clean Edge Inc.
The state Department of Ecology has "a considerable problem" with a settlement offer from Millennium Bulk Logistics to delay coal exports west of Longview but hasn't yet decided whether to accept it, an agency spokeswoman said Thursday.
When Gary Locke arrives in the birthplace of his parents to represent the United States, he comes with one of the greatest demonstrated commitments to climate and clean energy, and one of the most solid track records of accomplishment of any American political leader. We could not have a better representative in Beijing.
"By the end of this year, we'll have installed 1,200 charging stations throughout central Puget Sound, Olympia areas," Rich Feldman with ECOtality said Monday. His company is working with a federal-private partnership to rapidly expand the number of charging stations in Western Washington.
One area that I’m most excited about with the agreement with TransAlta to transition off coal: a requirement that TransAlta will invest tens of millions of dollars into creating new economic opportunities in Lewis County.