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Entries from August 28th, 2016

EVITA Could Be a Game Changer for Eastern Washington

August 28th, 2016 · No Comments · Energy, Transportation

by John Dobken – Northwest Clean Energy Reposted with permission from the Northwest Clean Energy Blog Originally posted June 18, 2016 “We have to crawl before we can walk before we can run. But we have to start somewhere and we believe these fast charging stations are a good place to start.” – Robin Rego, Energy […]

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Battery500 Consortium to Spark EV Innovations Through 5-Year, $50 Million Effort

August 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Energy, Transportation

by Frances White – Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Reposted with permission from PNNL’s News Center Originally posted July 27th, 2016 Electric cars with significantly smaller, lighter and less expensive batteries could be on the horizon if a new national research effort achieves its ambitious goal of significantly improving upon the batteries that power today’s electric […]

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Kitsap County Combines Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure with Beautiful New Community Gathering Space

August 7th, 2016 · No Comments · Water

Check out this amazing video featuring the time-lapse construction process for a Puget Sound community’s innovative new stormwater park! The park features an eye-catching spiral “nautilus” design, 4 interconnected green stormwater solution (GSS) treatment cells, and 18 distribution channels to uniformly distribute incoming water to the 4 cells. The GSS cells are made up of […]

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