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Washington can’t wait to electrify

Washington can’t wait to electrify

Washington can’t wait to electrify In the midst of the 2020 election limbo, the Washington State Department of Commerce quietly released a draft of its Washington State 2021 Energy Strategy. And it’s clear that Washington is not on track to reach its 2030 commitment target or its deeper decarbonization emissions target of being carbon neutral by…

No business as usual: De-carbonizing industry must start now

No business as usual: De-carbonizing industry must start now

There Is No Business As Usual: De-carbonizing Industry Must Start Now The transition away from fossil fuels will further marginalize the traditional energy sectors, accelerating said transition more, as political influence and financial incentives shift.To reach net-zero emissions, it is critical to decarbonize industrial sectors, but how? The transition away from fossil fuels will further…

What’s the most energy-efficient water heater?

What’s the most energy-efficient water heater?

What’s the Most Energy-Efficient Water Heater? The unfortunate day will come when that trusted water heater springs a leak and shuts down permanently, prompting an urgent call to the plumber. What will you do? Buy the same old water heater they used fifty years ago? The technological advances and increasing energy efficiency found in the…

Turning pressure into energy and dollars

Turning pressure into energy and dollars

Turning Pressure into Energy and Dollars Hillsboro’s first renewable energy project features the In-PRV. The system manages pressure for Hillsboro Water while generating up to 200,000 kWh of electricity per year that is fed back into the grid, offsetting the city’s cost of energy and helping to power the lights, concessions, and charging fleets at EV charging…

American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act of 2019

American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act of 2019

American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act of 2019 This act would levy a fee (tax) on US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, largely on carbon dioxide (CO2). It would significantly lower GHG emissions in the United States while generating substantial revenue—all of which would be returned to the American people. How effective can a carbon fee be? Under the carbon fee scenario in the proposed American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act, emissions fall almost 45% from…

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