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Aug. 23, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

5 ways the Northwest grid is getting smarter

The Northwest has set goals to use more renewable energy over the next 15 years, but the existing power delivery system wasn’t set up for getting variable wind and solar power to your house efficiently. Continue reading →

Filed under: Renewable energy, Bonneville Power Administration, ColumbiaGrid, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Smart grid, Wind energy



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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