• Gresham solar panels
    Sometimes good things lurk in the FOG. In this case, FOG is a waste product—fats, oils, and grease—and it’s a major reason why the City of Gresham was able to turn its wastewater treatment plant from an energy hog into the first net zero energy... Read more
  • Portland
    Would you buy a car without knowing how fuel-efficient it is?  What about a building? Check out how Portland is making buildings' energy-efficiency data public, and why that's expected to reduce carbon emissions and save money for both owners and... Read more
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    Microsoft’s campus in Redmond, WA is effectively a city of 500 acres and more than 125 buildings, with a daytime population of 58,000. This urban hub is also a pioneer in building energy management, saving an estimated $1 million a year in energy... Read more
  • In December 2014, 37 local elected leaders from across Washington State sent a clear statement of support for bold state action on climate change and clean energy. New Energy Cities is helping local officials advance clean energy in the 2015 state... Read more
  • The 2015 Washington State Legislature gets underway in Olympia, and local officials across Washington are ready. Read more