Washington Clean Energy Success Stories
Seattle officials unveil a 37-year climate action plan for the city.
I’ve always said I can’t be a hippie because I can’t grow my hair that long. Yet Earth Day 2013 is a special one for our company.
Pierce County saved more than $1.3 million in 2010 and 2011 by reducing its use of energy, water, fuel and office supplies.
Unico Properties and Northwestern Mutual Real Estate Investments have achieved LEED-Platinum certification for the Russell Investments Center – now the largest Platinum building in Seattle.
“The push to energy efficiency has created a lot of work that wasn’t there for me as just a remodeling contractor,” said Matthew Stefnik of Matthews Energy Services. “It’s really helped my company be able to provide living wage jobs to seven individuals that weren’t there before.”
Aaron Fairchild is an unabashed “eco-capitalist.” And his Seattle-based company, Green Canopy Homes, is helping renovate excess housing stock around the city while putting people to work. It’s a one-two punch: provide a fix to the housing downturn while reducing emissions.
Private investors pitch in for community electric system, with some help from the state. Community solar projects are restarting the solar industry in Washington state and creating jobs in local economies.
The Seattle Seahawks, Sounders FC and First and Goal Inc. (FGI) announced today they will install the largest solar energy array to date in the state of Washington on the roof of Qwest Field Event Center.
Climate Solutions' Solutions Stories Project has launched with a pilot project featuring Green Canopy Homes, Seattle , WA.
"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.
"With this grant approval by the Department of Commerce, we are on our way to establishing the Peninsula region as a leader in renewable energy programs for this part of the country, said Kent Myers, City Manager of Port Angeles, a public partner in the Clallam County Economic Development Council.
Perched atop two floors of parking on the McKinstry campus, the Seattle-based consulting, construction, and energy firm has built the first real space of its kind dedicated entirely to fostering the local cleantech industry
Jonathan Rose, New York developer and one of the sponsors of the upcoming Climate Solutions Annual Breakfast, vowed to make the Joseph Vance and Sterling buildings the greenest old office buildings in Seattle when he bought the downtown properties in 2006. The Vance building is home to Climate Solutions' Seattle office.