Washington Companies get
by Associated Press
At the end of 2008, worldwide nameplate capacity of wind-powered generators was 121.2 gigawatts.
-- Wind Power Magazine
SEATTLE -- Three Washington companies are getting federal grants totaling nearly $570,000 to support wind energy research.
The projects are among 53 selected by the U.S. Department of Energy this month to receive a total of up to $8.5 million.
Energy Northwest in Richland will get $100,000 to promote wind power development. eFormative Options on Vashon Island will get $200,000 to help utilities promote onsite wind generation. DNV Global Energy Concepts Inc. in Seattle will get about $270,000 to develop training for those entering the wind industry.
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