New Generation for the Next Generation
The Northwest has a history of producing power from local, renewable energy sources, but over time the region has become heavily reliant upon polluting fossil fuels to provide 40% of our power generation. That needs to change if we want to maintain our quality of life.
Here in the Northwest, we are surrounded by an abundance of untapped renewable energy resources. As our region's need for electricity grows, we are presented with an opportunity to restore our legacy of energy independence by developing clean wind, solar, geothermal, and other renewable energy sources to meet these needs.
A Clean Energy Future
Producing power from renewable resources, such as solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and wave energy, does not produce the pollution or the heavy environmental impacts associated with mining and burning coal and natural gas. Also, since renewable sources have no fuel costs, they eliminate the uncertainty and expense of future fuel price increases and keep our energy dollars invested locally. Renewable energy projects create local jobs and move us toward a more sustainable energy future for ourselves and our children. Renewables are the perfect solution to traditional power sources, which are the country's single largest source of air pollution and contributors to global warming.
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