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The Blessing and Curse of Low BPA Electric Rates as the Northwest Moves Towards a Clean Energy Future

Posted in Clean Energy, Electric Vehicles, Energy Conservation

BPA Administrator Steve Wright was in Seattle in early November as part of a victory lap prior to his announced retirement next February.  The victory lap is well deserved.  He is the longest-serving administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration, having joined BPA in 1981, coming up the ranks until he was named Acting Administrator in… Continue Reading

Seattle Resolves to Achieve Zero Net Green House Gas Emissions by 2050

Posted in Electric Vehicles, Energy Conservation, Legislation, Renewable Energy

Do you believe in magic? There is a certain sense that is what it takes for the Seattle City Council to do what it did on October 3, 2011, when it passed Resolution 31312, which puts the City on the path towards reducing Seattle’s net green house gas emissions level to zero by 2050. The… Continue Reading