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Entries from July 26th, 2016

Decision Making Without All the Data: Challenges in Building Long-Term Water Security

July 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Water

Interview with Charlie Ester – Salt River Project *Intro by Kimerly Wiltshire – Carpe Diem West Re-posted with permission: Carpe Diem West  guides an innovation network of diverse leaders working to address the effects of climate change and create water security solutions for people and the environment of the American West.  “VUCA” – volatility, uncertainty, complexity […]

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The Regional Value of Electric Vehicles in the Northwest: Economic and Environmental Benefits

July 19th, 2016 · No Comments · Energy, Transportation

By Ben Kujala – NW Power and Conservation Council Reposted with permission from the NW Council Blog Originally posted July 18th, 2016 Improving the regional economy, reducing carbon dioxide emissions, and helping advance technology are three benefits to the region from investing in electric vehicles. While electric vehicles may not make sense for everyone, there […]

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Washington State’s Energy and Cost Saving Housing Incentives

July 3rd, 2016 · No Comments · Energy

By Juliana Williams – Washington State Housing Finance Commission The Washington State Housing Finance Commission aids state residents in achieving energy efficiency as well as housing affordability through programs such as the EnergySpark mortgage program and the Sustainable Energy Trust! Think about the last time you moved into a new house or apartment. Did you ask how much the […]

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