The patchwork of state-by-state or even city-by-city measures that have been adopted to deal with e-waste have been ineffective.
Engineers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are working to replace refrigerated trucks’ diesel-burning cooling system with fuel cells.
If the cost of wind and solar power continues to drop, it could be just as affordable as natural gas by 2025.
A recent study has found that small wind producers are popping up all over the U.S. The turbines power off grid homes, farms, schools and businesses.
A Tualatin, Ore., company is testing a new battery that can store excess energy generated from wind farms.
The Regional Cabled Observatory is a $239 million project designed to monitor the depths of the Pacific Ocean – from volcanic eruptions to deep-sea earthquakes that could lead to tsunamis.
EarthFix reports on how a tidal power project in Washington State’s Puget Sound is one step closer to approval.
EarthFix talks about how a Seattle wind energy company and an Oregon port have won federal funding to move forward with the Northwest’s first test project for offshore wind energy.
EarthFix reports on how high-tech batteries could be a solution to storing renewable energy and driving electric cars to go further before recharging.
EarthFix reports on how folks in places like Washington State are realizing smart thermostats make it so they don’t have to think about saving energy.