Sea-Tac Airport launches major ground support equipment electrification project

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The Port of Seattle, along with Alaska Airlines, Western Washington Clean Cities and US Representative Adam Smith unveiled a new project providing nearly 600 electric charging stations throughout the airport for ground support equipment (GSE) such as baggage tugs, bag ramps and pushback vehicles. As many as 650 vehicles could eventually be covered by electric technology and make a huge difference in the airport’s carbon footprint.

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USC study shows promising potential for giant-kelp-based biofuel with depth-cycling approach

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The team’s newly published findings suggest it may be possible to use the open ocean to grow kelp crops for low-carbon biofuel similar to how land is used to harvest fuel feedstocks such as corn and sugarcane—and with potentially fewer adverse environmental impacts.

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