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May 23, 2018
E8 Portfolio Companies at CleanTech Innovation Showcase
Presenting Sponsor E8 integrates summer portfolio company event with 2018 CleanTech Innovation Showcase E8, the first cleantech angel group that invests throughout the US and Canada, is bringing their Summer Showcase of portfolio companies to the CleanTech Innovation Showcase on June 25. They are also presenting sponsors of the premier, full-day event. The group’s focus […]

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May 23, 2018
German CleanTech Delegation Hosts Seattle Breakfast Briefing
June 26 breakfast at WTC Seattle features cleantech opportunities in Eastern Germany Join Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) for a special breakfast briefing to learn more about innovative water technologies for smart cities as well as business opportunities in Germany’s thriving water technologies and cleantech industry. A comprehensive market overview will be complemented by insights […]

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May 22, 2018
Managing Stormwater Runoff Amidst Urban Growth: Breakfast Recap
Director of Washington State Stormwater Center and experienced ecotoxicologist Dr. John Stark Speaks at CleanTech Breakfast Decreasing pollution from stormwater runoff requires rethinking how our cities grow, according to Washington Stormwater Center director John Stark. “It used to take me about an hour to get from the Stormwater Center to downtown, now it takes me […]

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May 8, 2018
Principal Sponsors Announced: Consulate General of Canada-Seattle and Washington State University
Principal Sponsors Announced: Consulate General of Canada-Seattle and Washington State University CleanTech Innovation Showcase is proud to once again welcome Consulate General of Canada-Seattle and Washington State University as Principal Sponsors. Long-time CleanTech Alliance supporters the Consulate General of Canada-Seattle and Washington State University are Principal Sponsors of the 5th Annual CleanTech Innovation Showcase. The […]

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Member news

May 22, 2018
Itron Receives Grid Edge Innovation Award
Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, has been named a 2018 Grid Edge Innovation Award winner by Greentech Media. The award recognizes the targeted demand management program Itron deployed for Central Hudson, which enables the utility to defer infrastructure upgrades that would otherwise be needed to meet […]

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April 16, 2018
Idaho State Board of Education, INL Break Ground on Research Facilities
Leading the way in securing our nation’s energy future, Idaho National Laboratory, together with the Idaho State Board of Education, is breaking ground on two new research facilities: the Cybercore Integration Center and the Collaborative Computing Center (C3). On Wednesday, April 11, key stakeholders and elected officials celebrated the beginning of a strategic partnership to […]

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Public Policy

March 28, 2018
CleanTech Alliance Board Urges Support for DOE Energy Research Program
The Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) program plays an important role in maintaining America’s global leadership in energy technologies. The CleanTech Alliance Board of Directors is urging Congress to support our competitiveness and energy security by funding ARPA-E in the 2019 appropriations bill at least at $375 million level. ARPA-E […]

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March 12, 2018
2018 End of Session Legislative Report
The 2018 Legislative Session officially came to a close on Thursday, March 8th. This was in keeping exactly with the 60-day schedule legislators promised in light of campaign eagerness and session fatigue.

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March 6, 2018
Washington Legislative Session: Week 8
Guest Contributor Brad Boswell of Boswell Consulting It is officially the home stretch in Olympia with the 2018 legislative session scheduled to adjourn on Thursday, March 8th and every indication is that they will adjourn on time.  The end of this eighth week marked the crucial opposite house cutoff and accompanying death of hundreds of […]

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March 1, 2018
CleanTech Day in Olympia Recap
The growing impact of Washington’s cleantech sector was evident during the 2018 CleanTech Day in Olympia. “The people in this room are critical to a clean energy future,” said Governor Jay Inslee. “The rate of cleantech job creation in Washington is twice the rate of the rest of the economy. I expect to keep hearing […]

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February 27, 2018
Washington Legislative Session: Week 7 Update
Guest Contributor Brad Boswell of Boswell Consulting Week seven here in Olympia has now come to a close, putting the legislature only 12 days from the last day of session. It is looking likely that session will end on March 8th as scheduled, as many legislators are eager to resume campaigning for the 2018 elections […]

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Opportunities

April 10, 2018
Business Development Position at Washington Clean Energy Testbeds
Washington Clean Energy Testbeds has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time Business Development Specialist.  This position supports the Washington Clean Energy Testbeds (WCET), an open-access facility that offers customized training on, and use of, instruments for fabricating prototypes, testing devices and modules, and integrating systems. The facility also houses meeting and office space where users […]

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February 20, 2018
Apply for VOLT49 Innovation Sprint
VOLT49 is a 5 week innovation program where teams will brainstorm, develop and prototype a new clean energy idea. Applications are open now and due March 1.  When it comes to renewable energy, how do you spark new ideas? How do you figure out if your idea will work? How do you challenge people to […]

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September 19, 2017
Washington State Receives $900,000 SBA Grant to Boost Small Business Exports
More than $512 million in sales attributed to State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) since inception.   The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded the Washington State Department of Commerce a sixth year of funding to help state small businesses grow through exporting. The $900,000 grant, part of the SBA’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP), […]

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September 19, 2017
2018 Beaverton Startup Challenge Applications Open Through Due Oct 1, 2017
The third annual Beaverton Startup Challenge is now accepting applications from startups interested in taking their business to the next level. The challenge was first launched in 2016 by the City of Beaverton, the West Side Startup Fund and the Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC). In 2018, five winning startups will be headquartered in OTBC […]

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