Tag: Seattle

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Mariners Hit Solar Double: Two-Sided Power Panels

At Safeco Field in Seattle, the Mariners are looking to score a hit against their carbon emissions with a solar power array consisting of (appropriately named) Panasonic HIT Double solar panels. The company’s HIT (which stands for heterojunction with intrinsic… Read More
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Seattle DIY-ers Build Zero-Energy House

When newlyweds Eric Thomas and Alexandra Salmon began looking into buying a home in the Ballard neighborhood north of downtown Seattle, they were not impressed. “We didn’t find anything we liked in our price range,” Thomas said. “Most of the… Read More
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Oregon Community Wind Finds Seattle Market

The 9-megawatt (MW) PáTu wind project is a small, community-owned wind farm nestled among 850 MW of wind power behemoths: the Klondike and Biglow Canyon wind farms in Sherman County, Ore. The wind farm, which consists of six GE 1.5-megawatt… Read More
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Hale’s Ales Goes For Green Beer

With a motto like “Think globally, drink locally,” Hale’s Ales of Seattle clearly has the environment in mind when it comes to beer, and its latest addition is the case in point: a hybrid solar thermal system that will heat… Read More
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Seattle Building Efficiency: It’s In The Mail

If you own a large commercial building in Seattle, you can expect to see a letter in the mail (that’s right, an actual letter in the mail) from the city explaining a new energy-saving program. According to Seattle city officials,… Read More
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Brooks Makes Tracks Into Seattle

In good green jobs news for Seattle, Brooks Sports has announced that it will relocate its global headquarters from the suburb of Bothell to the “living building” development planned by Skanksa USA for 3400 Stone Way in the city’s Fremont… Read More
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Solarize Seattle Takes Neighborhood Approach

Inspired by a neighborhood-based volume-purchasing program begun in Portland a few years ago, a Seattle organization is working to get home solar systems installed in the Emerald City, block by block. Solarize Seattle, a program of the nonprofit clean-energy group… Read More