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Energy Briefs – December 2020

Utility-scale solar project planned for Richland Energy Northwest and Tucci Energy Services will develop a 75MW, utility-scale photovoltaic solar project...

Q&A with Brad Sawatzke

CEO, Energy Northwest Brad Sawatzke Number of employees you oversee: 1,000+ Brief background of your business: Energy Northwest is a...
Framatome’s new 11,000-square-foot scrap uranium recovery facility will separate uranium dioxide from other materials when it opens in Richland at the end of this year.

New $20M Framatome facility to open by year’s end

Richland plant set to begin operating new 11,000-square-foot scrap uranium recovery facility A $20 million facility is set to open...

Hydrogen fuel cells gaining momentum

In the coming decade, investors are betting that hydrogen will become a prominent fuel that can eliminate carbon dioxide discharges...
William Robertson of Bill & Debbie Robertson Nissan in Pasco shows off the dual plug-ins on the new Nissan Leaf.

Better batteries likely to drive electric car market

By Andrew Kirk With a nuclear reservation, national laboratory and cutting-edge agricultural processing in the Tri-Cities’ backyard, Jeff Leskovar expected...

Washington natural gas customers seeing higher energy bills

Natural gas customers in Washington started seeing higher energy bills beginning Nov. 1 due in part to last winter’s colder...

Q & A with Michael J. Bradshaw

General Manager/Executive Vice President of Benton Rural Electric Association Michael Bradshaw Number of employees you oversee: 72 Brief background about...

Snake River dam removal distracts from salmon recovery efforts

By Todd Myers Should Washington state risk 11 years of salmon recovery funding on something scientists believe will do little...
Lana Strickling, Greg Sullivan, and Christian Seavoy of Mission Support Alliance work with contractors across the Hanford Site to identify projects that may increase energy efficiency and cut costs associated with facility upgrades or projects.

Hanford contractor knows cost savings come with energy savings

Mission Support Alliance knows finding ways to reduce energy consumption at the Hanford site helps shrink the site’s carbon footprint...
Local preschool students receive gifts from Energy Northwest employees each year as part of the company’s long-running Head Start Holiday program.

Energy Northwest delivers decades of joy to area preschoolers

Santa and his elves will surprise hundreds of Pasco students for the 39th year running when Energy Northwest employees deliver...

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