January 22, 2020
2020 WA Legislative Session Weekly Report
January 18, 2020: Week One Analysis by CleanTech Alliance lobbyist Brad Boswell Today marks the end of the first week of the 2020 Legislative Session here in Washington. Starting Monday, legislators returned to the capitol campus in Olympia from their home districts to begin this short 60-day session, the second half of the biennial budget […]

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January 16, 2020
Meet CleanTech Alliance Board Member Angela Becker-Dippmann, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Angela Becker-Dippmann became a CleanTech Alliance Board Member in 2020. She rejoined PNNL in April 2019 as a Strategic Advisor in PNNL’s Energy and Environment Directorate. In this cross-cutting role, she evaluates emerging national, regional, and state energy and environmental priorities, policies and programs to ensure EED’s mission strategy and S&T are focused on the most impactful […]

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January 6, 2020
CleanTech Alliance Signs onto CEBN Letter to Support Research, Development & Commercialization
The CleanTech Alliance works with the Washington, DC-based Clean Energy Business Network to further mutual objectives. We were recently asked to sign on to the following letter and have done so. ADDITIONAL SIGNATURES WELCOME! CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR COMPANY/ORGANIZATION The Honorable Nydia Velázquez (NY-7) Chairwoman House Committee on Small Business 2302 Rayburn House Office […]

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December 20, 2019
Group14 Technologies Raises $18 Million
Source: Green Car Congress, November 25, 2019. Group14 Technologies announced $18 million in new financing from Amperex Technologies Limited (ATL), Showa Denko (SDK), Cabot Corporation, BASF Venture Capital, and OVP Venture Partners. The new funds will be used to scale-up manufacturing of a next-generation silicon-carbon composite anode material and advance into commercial production. Group14 Technologies—a 2016 spin-off […]

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December 9, 2019
Video: WA House Environment & Energy Committee Hearing
  Michael Furze, Assistant Director, Energy Division, Washington State Department of Commerce, testifying before the Washington State House Environment & Energy Committee on November 21, 2019. Michael’s testimony begins at 39:24. Discussion of the Clean Energy Fund begins at 46:00. Bob Kirchmeier, Senior Energy Policy Specialist, begins at 47:50. Work Session: Electricity Smart Grid and […]

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December 6, 2019
What’s it worth? Determining the Value of Your Business | December 10 | Webinar
If you had to sell your business tomorrow, what could you get for it? In this special webinar, Beau Butler, ASA-BV, a director of valuation services at Weaver, explains the basics of business valuation. When do you need a valuation? How can you identify potential buyers?  The webinar will cover the fundamentals of two basic approaches […]

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November 18, 2019
Weekly Washington Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Nov. 18, 2019. Don’t forget to also visit the CETA rulemaking web page. Announcements Nov. 27 comments due on potential rules for demonstrating compliance Commerce is requesting comments by Nov. 27 on potential rules concerning compliance requirements. The Oct. 21 meeting materials and our informal feedback notes may be useful in preparing comments. Dec. 6 […]

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November 15, 2019
UPDATE: Washington Election Results
Source: Brad Boswell, CleanTech Alliance Lobbyist, November 15, 2019. 206.300.6270, brad@boswellconsulting.org. This will be the final election update. The Secretary of State has until December 5th to certify the elections. There are 4.5 million registered voters in Washington State.  Right now counted turnout stands at 44.62%. So far, 2,009,657 votes have been counted.  It appears there […]

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November 13, 2019
Job Opportunity: Commerce Specialist 3 – Clean Technology and Advanced Manufacturing
The Washington State Department of Commerce Office of Economic Development and Competitiveness is seeking a Commerce Specialist 3 within the Small Business Export Assistance Unit. This position is responsible for specific tasks within the Clean Technology and Advanced Manufacturing sectors, as well as supporting the Maritime and Forest Products sectors, by developing export marketing and sales […]

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