Here's a series of routes to Washington State Energy Independence: 1. Create a state clean energy investment fund or clean energy bank using all remaining ARRA stimulus money. 2. Aggressively reward businesses that reduce their energy use or generate their own sustainable power. 3. Create a district-scale (community/neighborhood) micro-grid program that makes it simple and inexpensive to become energy independent. ...more »
Support new research on recycling, re-use, renewable energy. Stipulate that future earnings and patent related revenue should go back to the state's budget. Invest in our future.