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Washington State Ferries — Second-Largest Ferry Network — Switching From Diesel To Batteries

December 24th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

Washington State Ferries will be following Ellen's example near the Danish island of Ærø. Washington often leads and succeeds where other states hover, discuss, and are quite too slow to transition. Washington also runs the second-largest ferry system in the world, so switching from diesel to batteries in the early part of a trend toward electrification in shipping is vital to set better standards in marine shipping


Washington State EV Tax Credit Reinstated

May 29th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

In the state of Washington, EV tax incentives have been reinstated. They ended last year but were recently revived and will go into effect on August 1st of this year. Washington Governor Jay Inslee was behind the revival. The goal in Washington is to get 50,000 of these kinds of vehicles on the roads by 2020. Tara Lee, the Deputy Communications Director, Office of the Governor for the state of Washington, answered some questions for Cleantechnica


On Climate, Washington State Back In The Lead

May 12th, 2019 | by NRDC

Washington State closed out its 2019 legislative session with some big wins for the climate. The legislature passed a 100% clean electricity standard, new efficiency policies, and regulation of super-pollutants, but there is more to do in coming years


North American West Coast Governments Sign Climate Change Pact

October 28th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

The leaders of British Columbia, California, Oregon, and Washington just formally joined forces to reduce emissions and transition toward renewables by signing the Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy, committing to link and maintain their respective climate and renewable energy policies.



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