Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Microsoft, Amazon Propel Washington to Most Innovative State – “…Washington State arguably owns the cloud…” (Bloomberg News)

Study Looking for Gaps in Web Access on North Olympic Peninsula (Peninsula Daily News, Port Angeles, WA)

Home Electricity Use Plummets: Five Reasons Why (Associated Press)

Wind’s Tax Credit Winds Down, But Debate at Full Force (Christian Science Monitor)

When it Comes to Our Need for Electricity, Reliability is Essential (The Energy Collective)

Energy News Digest Word Cloud for December 31, 2013

Monday, December 30, 2013

Washington’s Top Polluters Reduce Greenhouse Gases by 8 Percent (Associated Press)

Below Normal Snowpack Brings Concern about Washington State Water Supply (Yakima Herald-Republic, WA)

‘Military-Style’ Raid on California Power Station Spooks U-S (Foreign Policy)

Vermont Sees New Round of Power Outages - Driving Conditions to Worsen with Heavy, Wet Snow (Burlington Free Press, VT)

U-S Struggles to Keep Pace in Delivering Broadband Service (NY Times)

Energy News Digest Word Cloud for December 30, 2013

Thursday, December 26, 2013

U-S Canadian Ice Storm Power Outages Leave Thousands in the Dark - Bad Weather May Hinder Efforts to Restore Electricity (Associated Press)

Ballot Fight over Oregon Renewable Energy Law Could Be Sparked by Small Rural Utility (Oregonian, Portland)

Washington State Regulators Approve Aggressive Energy Conservation Goals (Bonney Lake-Sumner Courier-Herald, WA)

Op/Ed: A Pacific Northwest Success Story for the Endangered Species Act (Olympian, WA – Paywall Advisory)

Idaho Tops Nation in Portion of People Cutting Their Landline (Northwest Public Radio)

Energy News Digest Word Cloud for December 26, 2013

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Editorial: Anti-Nuclear Group’s Case against Columbia Generating Station Unconvincing (Tri-City Herald, WA - Paywall Advisory)

Right-Size Reactors Breathing New Life into Nuclear Energy (Forbes Magazine)

Op/Ed: Oregon Renewable Standards Should Recognize Hydro (Oregonian, Portland)

Vision of Steelhead Dancing in Some Heads (Bellingham Herald, WA)

Climate Change: The Warmest November Worldwide Since 1880 (Christian Science Monitor)

Energy News Digest Word Cloud for December 18, 2013

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

PUDs, Tribes Back Final Recommendation to Modernize Columbia River Treaty with Canada (Wenatchee World, WA)

Suspended Bonneville Power Administration Execs Refuse Reassignment, Report Says (Oregonian, Portland)

Salmon Outlook is a Christmas Present That Stocking Stuffers Can Match (Oregonian, Portland)

Dueling Reports Argue For, Against Richland Nuclear Plant (Yakima Herald-Republic, WA)

U-S Budget Deal Clears Crucial Vote in Senate (Reuters)

Energy News Digest Word Cloud for December 17, 2013

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Group: Shutting Down Richland Nuke Plant Would Save Money - Not So Fast Say Backers (Bellingham Herald, WA)

Murray, Ryan Negotiate Bipartisan Budget Deal (U-S News & World Report)

Eagle Deaths Split Wind-Farm Debate (SF Chronicle, CA)

All Power in Downtown Portland Back After Sunday Outage (KGW-TV, Portland, OR)

Boeing Plant Has Suitors in Several U-S States (Christian Science Monitor)

Energy News Digest Word Cloud for December 11, 2013