April 3, 2020
Board of Directors Survey Summary
This past week, the CleanTech Alliance sent out an anonymous survey to its Board of Directors to gauge how the organization should proceed in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. With 39 responses to date, we highlighted and summarized the most relevant feedback below. We received 25 open ended responses to the question ‘should we change […]

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April 3, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network April 3 Newsletter
Source: Clean Energy Business Network, April 3, 2020 Don’t miss a valuable webinar next week from Weave, a CEBN member, on resources to support businesses through COVID-19. This week, SBA is now accepting applications for its Paycheck Protection Program, BCSE releases a Minnesota Energy Factsheet, and Pelosi signals a limited phase four package.   FEATURED CONTENTSBA Paycheck Protection applications […]

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March 31, 2020
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin-March 31
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, March 31, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and […]

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March 26, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network March 26 Newsletter
Source: Clean Energy Business Network, March 26, 2020 The Senate has passed a $2 trillion COVID-19 disaster aid bill that the House is expected to consider by the end of the week. Learn about provisions that may help your business and employees weather this crisis. Also, it’s the last chance to sign onto our FY21 appropriations […]

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March 23, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin – March 23
Source: WA Department of Commerce, March 23, 2020 Announcements Guidelines for Energy Assistance for Low-Income Households (RCW) 19.405.120 Commerce has posted guidelines to provide background for the work directed under Energy Assistance for Low-Income Households (RCW 19.405.120). Please send questions to Sarah Vorpahl  via e-mail at sarah.vorpahl@commerce.wa.gov. Thermal renewable energy credits virtual-only workshop Commerce will be […]

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March 16, 2020
Final Legislative Session Report: March 16, 2020
The 2020 Legislative Session officially adjourned on time on Thursday, March 12th. This was the second half of the biennial budget session in which legislators meet in Olympia for just 60 days to pass policy bills and pass supplemental budgets. Although “short” sessions are historically intended to be limited to making minor budgetary adjustments and […]

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March 13, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network March 13 Newsletter
This week nearly thirty business leaders came to Washington to meet with key decision makers on Capitol Hill and in the Administration on the importance of federal clean energy research, development, and deployment programs. We also published an op-ed with one of these businesses on the topic. Small Businesses Urge Congress, DOE to Support Energy Innovation […]

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March 6, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network Newsletter for March 6
Source: CEBN Newsletter, March 6, 2020 For this week, the Senate debates a major energy bill, CEBN’s clean energy funding sign on letter is still open, and $600K in cleantech funding is now up for grabs!   FEATURED CONTENT   For the first time in 12 years, Senators consider an energy billThe American Energy Innovation Act of 2020 includes dozens […]

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March 5, 2020
$6.5 million awarded to increase energy efficiency, reduce costs in state-owned buildings
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, March 5, 2020 OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Department of Commerce today announced $6.5 million in State Performance Improvement (SPI) grants that will result in higher efficiency and better environmental performance in state-owned buildings. The funding will cover additional costs incurred by choosing more efficient options for existing project plans, […]

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