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Refocusing the National Discussion about Infrastructure

January 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Energy, Transportation, Waste, Water

CSI Director, Rhys Roth recently collaborated with CSI Advisor Craig Partridge to assist Michael Zimmerman (Evergreen‘s Vice President of Academic Affairs) on a piece for the Huffington Post titled, Refocusing the National Discussion about Infrastructure: Building a Sustainable Future. The piece argues that the debate about federal funding for infrastructure needs to recognize that “innovation […]

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Smart Cities May Give Utilities an Opportunity to Refresh their Roles

June 7th, 2016 · No Comments · Energy

By Paul Ciampoli, News Director of Public Power Daily A Publication of the American Public Power Association (APPA) Reposted with permission from the March 22, 2016 issue Smart cities represent a “wonderful opportunity” for the electric utility industry to “refresh the role and the relevance that we have to the communities we serve,” said Roger Woodworth, […]

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Avista’s Energy Storage Project Celebrates One Year Online

May 23rd, 2016 · 3 Comments · Energy

By Curt Kirkeby, Avista Fellow Engineer It’s been one year since Avista flipped the switch on our Energy Storage Project in Pullman, Wash., to officially connect the one-megawatt battery to the electrical grid. The historic event was attended by Washington Governor Jay Inslee, Senator Maria Cantwell, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, officials from the Department of Energy and other […]

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