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Utilities struggle to control appetites in energy-hungry marijuana industry - Environment & Energy Publishing

Utilities struggle to control appetites in energy-hungry marijuana industry - Environment & Energy Publishing | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
Environment & Energy Publishing Utilities struggle to control appetites in energy-hungry marijuana industry Environment & Energy Publishing Providing a cash rebate to marijuana growers would throw into jeopardy the grants the state receives that...
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Hydro Currents - HydroWorld

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The bill - which would also count wave, ocean and tidal power as "renewable" - passed the Senate with a 39-10 vote after having passed 89-8 in the House on Feb. 17. It now awaits a signature ...
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Tidal-power license issued for Snohomish County PUD | Local ...

Tidal-power license issued for Snohomish County PUD | Local ... | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
The PUD has been working to bring tidal energy to the Northwest for a few years. If its pilot is successful, it will be in the forefront of energy technology. The Department of Energy predicts that by 2030 tidal power could create ...
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Feds OK Snohomish County PUD's Tidal Power Project In Admiralty ...

Feds OK Snohomish County PUD's Tidal Power Project In Admiralty ... | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
Ok. It's time to get this first phase built and find out it's shortcomings, and positive sides. Every method of electricity generation has a cost, environmentally. Even solar panels have their minerals mined somewhere, likely ...
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BPA wins Platts Global Energy Award for grid optimization | NW ...

BPA's Energy Smart Industrial program was a finalist for Platt's Stewardship Award for Efficiency Initiative (Energy Supplier) along with DTE Energy, Gulf Power, Rocky Mountain Power, San Diego Gas & Electric, Tacoma Public Utilities, Toronto...
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BPA wins Platts Global Energy Award for grid optimization - SanJuanIslander.com

BPA wins Platts Global Energy Award for grid optimization - SanJuanIslander.com | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
BPA wins Platts Global Energy Award for grid optimization SanJuanIslander.com BPA's Energy Smart Industrial program was a finalist for Platt's Stewardship Award for Efficiency Initiative (Energy Supplier) along with DTE Energy, Gulf Power, Rocky...
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Seattle Startup Hydrobee Would Bring USB Power Anywhere Water Flows - Xconomy

Seattle Startup Hydrobee Would Bring USB Power Anywhere Water Flows - Xconomy | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
Xconomy Seattle Startup Hydrobee Would Bring USB Power Anywhere Water Flows Xconomy Instead of making lots of power in one place—say from a massive dam, an array of tidal energy devices at the bottom of Puget Sound, or even small turbines in water...
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Feds Approves Puget Sound Tidal Energy Project

Feds Approves Puget Sound Tidal Energy Project | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
Will #PugetSound tides be generating #power soon? http://t.co/7E9FnGOK0K
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Exit133 - What Holds Back Tacoma's Economic Development?

Tacoma was SO far down in the early 80's, so forlorn, so desperate, we were willing to try anything to get out of our hole, even willing to suspend democracy, process and accountability and allow unelected power-brokers to break logjams ...
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The Live Wire: Tacoma Power IRP 2013 Process

The Live Wire: Tacoma Power IRP 2013 Process | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
Therefore, Tacoma Power must seek alternative, eligible, renewable resources, such as wind, solar, geothermal, incremental hydro, biomass, landfill gas, ocean (wave/tidal), bio diesel, or renewable energy credits (REC's).
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Hydrovolts Raises $750000 Equity Investment - Smart Energy News

Hydrovolts Raises $750000 Equity Investment - Smart Energy News | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
Hydrovolts grew out of a study of tidal power feasibility in the Tacoma Narrows of Puget Sound, which was commissioned in 2005 by the City of Tacoma. The team, which was headed by Hydrovolts founder Burton Hamner, ...
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Regulator approves Idaho Power efficiency costs - Northwest - The ...

Regulator approves Idaho Power efficiency costs - Northwest - The ... | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
The state agency that regulates utilities has approved $42 million in expenses incurred by Idaho Power Co. to reduce demand and encourage smart energy use.
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Hydrovolts Introduces Commercial Turbine, Targets Wastewater ...

Hydrovolts Introduces Commercial Turbine, Targets Wastewater ... | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
Hydrovolts was co-founded in 2007 by Burt Hamner who studied the idea of developing tidal power in the Tacoma Narrows, but ultimately concluded that natural environments of that sort pose insurmountable permitting ...
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Pacific Northwest Boating News: Admiralty Inlet tidal power project ...

Pacific Northwest Boating News: Admiralty Inlet tidal power project ... | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
If you're like me, you've been curious about those occasional notes over the past few years in the Local Notices to Mariners referring to the subsurface existence of a tidal power turbine off Admiralty Head in Admiralty Inlet, ...
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Federal Way family designs airborne wind turbine as energy source ...

Federal Way family designs airborne wind turbine as energy source ... | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
Obituaries · Weather and Tides · Calendar ... Tacoma Power and the American Public Power Association partnered with Anderson to help finance a 400-watt, lighter-than-air augmented turbine. The American Public Power ...
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Utility pulls plug on Puget Sound tidal power plan

Utility pulls plug on Puget Sound tidal power plan | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
A utility has pulled the plug on a project that would have tested generating electricity from tidal waters flowing in and out of Puget Sound.
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Energy Policy Update: Snohomish tidal project wins FERC pilot ...

Energy Policy Update: Snohomish tidal project wins FERC pilot ... | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
The 600-kilowatt hydrokinetic project, to be located in Puget Sound in the state of Washington, is designed as a temporary, experimental project to evaluate the commercial viability of tidal energy development in Puget Sound.
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Global Energy Award - Snohomish Times

Snohomish Times Global Energy Award Snohomish Times BPA's Energy Smart Industrial program was a finalist for Platt's Stewardship Award for Efficiency Initiative (Energy Supplier) along with DTE Energy, Gulf Power, Rocky Mountain Power, San Diego...
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BPA Wins Platts Global Energy Award For Grid Optimization‏ - Albany Tribune

BPA Wins Platts Global Energy Award For Grid Optimization‏ - Albany Tribune | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
BPA Wins Platts Global Energy Award For Grid Optimization‏ Albany Tribune BPA's Energy Smart Industrial program was a finalist for Platt's Stewardship Award for Efficiency Initiative (Energy Supplier) along with DTE Energy, Gulf Power, Rocky...
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Everett potential site for tidal-power turbine plant | HeraldNet.com ...

Everett potential site for tidal-power turbine plant | HeraldNet.com ... | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
An Irish company that builds tidal-power turbines is exploring the possibility of locating a plant in Western Washington -- possibly in Everett....
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Soon The Ocean Will Be Generating Power Near Seattle

Soon The Ocean Will Be Generating Power Near Seattle | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
The 10-year pilot project will install two underwater turbines in the Admirality Inlet of Puget Sound, to test their effectiveness and environmental impact.
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OpenHydro to bring tidal technology to Puget Sound - :: Trade ...

OpenHydro to bring tidal technology to Puget Sound - :: Trade ... | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
... and Nova Scotia, Canada. OpenHydro sees the Puget Sound as a potentially great site for its tidal power generating technology. ... County, Pierce County. Snohomish County, Port of Everett, Port of Seattle, Port of Tacoma ...
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HeraldNet.com - Study a big step for tidal power in Admiralty Inlet

HeraldNet.com - Study a big step for tidal power in Admiralty Inlet | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
EVERETT -- Two giant turbines generating power from tides at the bottom of Admiralty Inlet would not harm the surrounding environment, ...
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Renewable Energy Technology: Potential Growth Area for Tacoma?

Renewable Energy Technology: Potential Growth Area for Tacoma? | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
This is why some types of energy conservation, which can be acquired for a little over half that, is still feasible and cost effective, while plopping solar cells in the back yards of Tacoma may not pencil out.
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Real Energy Independence: Don't Be Fooled by the Corporate Hype - Patch.com

Real Energy Independence: Don't Be Fooled by the Corporate Hype - Patch.com | Tidal Power | Scoop.it
Real Energy Independence: Don't Be Fooled by the Corporate Hype Patch.com On November 24, the New York Times ran an article summarizing a NOAA/USGS report on what different levels of sea level rise would do to a number of US cities, including...
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