In the market for clean energy?

Reducing your carbon footprint is easier said than done if you’re a large corporation. Alternative forms of energy aren’t always available, and continually shopping around for clean energy is more of an art than science. That will be changing soon. Seattle startup...

Clean and green!

What started as a crazy idea is becoming a reality, thanks to Atlas Agro and Stemlit Growers. Fertilizer isn’t a sexy topic for the news media when it comes to stories about climate change, but fertilizer production accounts for two percent of the world’s greenhouse...

Well, that’s a first!

It turns out you can teach an old dog new tricks, at least when it comes to helping the climate. Originally built in 1962 for the Century 21 Exposition in Seattle, the Washington State Pavilion has undergone many changes over the years, first as the Coliseum and then...

Charge!

The word seems to have gotten out that Moses Lake is the place to be for battery technologies. With two companies – Group 14 Technologies and Sila Nonotechnologies moving quickly into full production of silicon-enhanced materials to help batteries perform better and...

Absolutely electrifying!

Washington is well on its way to a carbon-neutral future. With significant investments in clean energy production, a commitment to an electrified transportation grid and sustainable aviation, the state is closing in on its aggressive and meaningful climate goals. This...

Twelve breaks new ground.

On a scale from 1 to 10, it’s safe to say that the new sustainable aviation fuel plant in Moses Lake is a solid Twelve. Twelve broke ground on the new plant, which is being constructed on the site of a former sugar beet mill. The groundbreaking came shortly after the...

Major biofuel project announced.

Sustainable aviation fuels are a major push in Washington State. So much so that legislation was just signed into law that provides SAF, as it is known, with subsidies and speeds up permitting for plant construction. That was enough to tip the scale for SkyNRG, a...

Can you hear me now?

Powerboating is a true joy unless you’re trying to talk to the person next to you. Boat engines are noisy, whether they are inboards or outboards. The constant roar of the engine has ruined more than one party, and perhaps even a relationship or two. Enter Pure...

Hydrogen is in the air.

Universal Hydrogen is taking advantage of the 13,500-foot runway in Moses Lake to prove that hydrogen could be the fuel of the future for commercial aircraft. The company’s converted De Havilland Dash 8 spun up its propellers for the first time this month. The plane,...

It’s a gas!

Who would have guessed that something that has no odor, no taste and no color would be the next big thing in Washington State? What’s more, it’s a pretty common leftover from the Big Bang. Nearly three-quarters of all matter in the universe is this gas, #1 on the...