Author: EarthFix

Refrigerated Trucks Could Be Cleaner With Fuel Cells

Your produce and frozen foods could soon arrive at grocery stores in trucks that release fewer emissions. Northwest researchers are developing a clean technology to keep your food cool. Engineers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are working to replace trucks’… Read More

Small Power Wind Power Popping Up Everywhere

Wind constantly whips around the central Washington hillside where Martin Fleming built his home. The soft-spoken mechanic used to complain about it. One day he decided it would be better to make use of the gusts, instead of feeling annoyed.… Read More

Washington State Tidal Power Project Nears Green Light

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling is proud to repost this article courtesy of EarthFix/KUOW. Author credit goes to Ashley Ahearn. Snohomish County Public Utility District wants to put two turbines 150 feet below the waves near Whidbey Island. The pilot project would… Read More
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How Batteries Could Impact Energy Storage, Electric Cars

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling is proud to repost this article courtesy of EarthFix. Author credit goes to Courtney Flatt. High-tech batteries could be a solution to storing renewable energy. They will also help electric cars drive farther before recharging. The U.S.… Read More
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Are LEDs Coming Soon To A Light Socket Near You?

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling is proud to repost this article courtesy of EarthFix/Northwest Public Radio. Author credit goes to Courtney Flatt. You may think buying light bulbs get more complicated every day. Even home improvement store employee Samantha Supplee thinks so… Read More