August 17, 2020
Commentary: What Will A Biden-Harris Administration Do For Nuclear Energy?
Source: James Conca, Forbes, August 17, 2020 The CleanTech Alliance is a non-partisan organization. We do not endorse any candidate or party. The idea that Republican Administrations are pro-nuclear and Democratic ones are anti-nuclear is one of those enduring myths, like the idea that Republicans are better for the economy than Democrats. When either party […]

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July 30, 2020
Commerce Seeks Specialist 3 – Energy Contracts and Programs
Source: Careers.Washington.gov, July 30, 2020 This position is officially located in our Olympia office, but we are currently working from home due to the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. We are still moving forward with hiring and look forward to reviewing your application!  We’re looking for a new Program Manager to be part of the growing Energy […]

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July 27, 2020
CleanTech Innovation Showcase 2020 Recaps
Below you’ll find links to recaps of every session of the the 2020 CleanTech Innovation Showcase. Day 1 CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 1- General Recap CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 1- Jerry Bush Keynote Recap CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 1- Track #1 Recap CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 1- Track #2 Recap Day 2 CleanTech Innovation Showcase […]

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July 22, 2020
Pioneering Materials Scientist James De Yoreo Receives Distinguished Scientist Fellow Award
Source: Karyn Hede, PNNL, July 22, 2020 Materials science pioneer James (Jim) De Yoreo has been named a 2020 “Distinguished Scientist Fellow” by the U.S. Department of Energy’s  Office of Science. De Yoreo is a Laboratory Fellow at DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He co-directs the Northwest Institute for Materials Physics, Chemistry, and Technology, which […]

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July 22, 2020
Island-based Impact Bioenergy fuels up car with food waste
Source: Paul Rowley, Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber, July 18 In the film series “Back to the Future,” the character Doc Brown predicted a different way of life — unconventional by the standards of 1980s America — when he powered up his trusty DeLorean time machine with garbage. That idea stuck with the team behind Vashon-based Impact […]

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July 22, 2020
Evaluating Infrastructure To Meet Food Waste Reduction Goal
Source: Nora Goldstein, Biocycle, July 14, 2020 A 2019 law in Washington state established a goal to reduce food waste by 50% by 2030. New report assesses existing capacity for food recovery, animal feed, composting and AD. The report categorizes anaerobic digestion as an industrial use (per the U.S. EPA food recovery hierarchy). The three main […]

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July 20, 2020
CleanDesign Selects LAVLE Proteus Energy Storage System for Oil and Gas Hybrid Power Application
Source: Lavle, July 18, 2020 LAVLE announced that CleanDesign Power Systems Inc. (CleanDesign), has selected the LAVLE Proteus Lithium-Ion Battery Energy Storage System (Proteus ESS) for inclusion in its hybrid power management system for drilling rigs in the oil and gas industry. CleanDesign’s hybrid energy management and battery power system optimizes power generation on drilling rigs. […]

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July 16, 2020
PNNL Scientists Apply Expertise to Issues Affecting Washington State
Source: Susan Baurer, PNNL, July 15, 2020 RICHLAND, Wash.—Nathan Baker and Phil Rasch, data and climate scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will join other top scientists and engineers as new members of the Washington State Academy of Sciences. Membership is an honor but also a commitment, as WSAS directs its members […]

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