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Washington receives $23M million from feds to strengthen electrical grid against disasters

BY: - August 29, 2023

Washington state will receive $23.4 million in federal funding to improve power grid resilience against wildfires and other natural disasters, Washington Sen. Patty Murray’s office announced Tuesday.  “Making our grid more resilient and more able to withstand extreme weather events is absolutely critical to ensuring that families in Washington state aren’t left in the dark […]

Washington vies to become a national hub for hydrogen fuel

BY: - June 5, 2023

The Pacific Northwest is in the running to receive hundreds of millions of federal dollars to create a regional hub for the production and distribution of “clean hydrogen,” viewed by some as a key ingredient in the transition away from fossil fuels. Washington’s Department of Commerce and Oregon’s Department of Energy have leading roles in […]