America’s energy landscape is undergoing seismic shifts – sometimes literally. Although North Central Washington’s hydropower remains a staple, more solar, wind and hydrogen is coming on board.
For other parts of the country, new technologies have made shale oil and natural gas extraction cheaper and easier than coal. So those coal companies need a way to export their products to new markets in Asia.
That’s the topic of a talk coming to Wenatchee Valley College this Thursday called “The Thin Green Line.” What is it and what does it mean for energy in the Pacific Northwest and beyond? Dan Langager reports in part one of our two-part series.