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March 15, 2019
Sixth Annual CleanTech Innovation Delegation: Working with Japanese Delegation
CleanTech Innovation Showcase, June 24, 2019:  The CleanTech Alliance is working with the Washington State Department of Commerce to bring a substantial Japanese group to the Innovation Showcase event in June.  The 6th Annual Showcase will be all day at Bell Harbor International Conference Center and will attract 300-500 participants.  In addition to our great […]

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March 8, 2019
CleanTech Alliance Board Member Rick Luebbe, Group14 Technologies
Rick is the CEO and Co-Founder of Group14 Technologies.  Group14 Technologies, a spinout of EnerG2, is focused on materials for Li-ion batteries. Before founding the company, Rick co-founded and led EnerG2 as CEO from 2003 through all its stages of growth until its acquisition by BASF in 2016.  Rick held the position of Co-CEO at EnerG2 – […]

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March 6, 2019
CleanTech Alliance Board Member Reeves Clippard, A&R Solar
Reeves Clippard is co-founder and CEO of A&R Solar, an employee-owned Social Purpose Corporation with 20 employee-owners and 70 employees across Washington and Oregon. A&R Solar specialize in deploying solar energy technologies for homeowners, businesses, communities, and governmental agencies — to date, A&R has completed more than 2,500 solar installations throughout the Pacific Northwest totaling […]

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Member News

March 26, 2019
E8 welcomes new Executive Director and plans for new value and impact
Source: E8Angels.com, March 26 E8, an angel investor community committed to investing in cleantech in support of both profit and ecological sustainability, is pleased to welcome Mike Rea as its new Executive Director. This addition comes at an important time, given the pace of innovation, the urgency of climate change and landmark policy efforts underway […]

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March 18, 2019
A&R Solar By the Numbers
Since CleanTech Alliance member A&R Solar opened for business in 2007, here’s what they’ve accomplished: 2,073 solar projects 65,893 solar panels installed 19,915 kilowatts

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March 8, 2019
Sustainable Aviation Fuels Summit: Help the Environment and the Economy
Sustainable Aviation Fuels Summit   On March 7-8, Earth Day Northwest 2020 is hosting the first-ever Washington Sustainable Aviation Fuels Summit in Seattle. The Port of Seattle, Boeing, Alaska Airlines, and Delta Air Lines, are sponsoring the event. Port Commissioners Fred Felleman and Ryan Calkins will both speak at the conference. Follow @EarthDayNW2020 on Facebook for free live streams of […]

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March 6, 2019
Boeing Adds 8,500 New Employees in WA
Boeing hired more than 8,500 new employees in Washington state in 2018, further solidifying its status as the largest private employer in the state. Boeing’s Washington state employees make up nearly half of the company’s global workforce. Boeing’s Puget Sound workforce supports higher rates of commercial airplane production at the main manufacturing sites in Everett, […]

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February 28, 2019
Announcing: Solarize the Land Trust
source: Spark Northwest, February 28 For many in the Puget Sound region, high housing costs have put home ownership out of reach, and with it, the benefits of rooftop solar. With our partners at Homestead Community Land Trust, we are happy to announce the launch of Solarize the Land Trust. Through this innovative pilot project, […]

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Public Policy

March 26, 2019
House Capital Budget Proposal: Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency, Weatherization, and Rehabilitation
The Washington State House of Representatives Capital Budget Committee includes a proposed $89.5 million in spending for Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency, Weatherization, and Rehabilitation.  Under the proposed budget, the Washington State Department of Commerce will grant the funds.  Among the items funded: $5 million is provided for energy efficiency grants to be awarded in competitive […]

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March 25, 2019
WA House Releases Capital Budget; Clean Energy Transition Funded at $42 Million
Source:  PSHB 1102 Capital Budget Bill, March 25, 2019. The Washington State House of Representatives Capital Budget Committee released its capital budget today which includes $42 million in the Clean Energy Transition Fund (Clean Energy Fund IV). These appropriations are provided solely for projects that provide a benefit to the public through development, demonstration, and […]

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March 25, 2019
U.S. Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Front-End Engineering Design Studies for Carbon Capture Systems
Source: Energy.gov, March 14 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $30 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) for front-end engineering design (FEED) studies for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture systems. The projects, funded by the Office of Fossil Energy’s Carbon Capture program will support FEED studies for CO2 systems on both coal and […]

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March 25, 2019
Department of Energy Launches Round Two of $3 Million Solar Manufacturing Prize
Source: Energy.gov, March 22 The U.S. Department of Energy launched the second round of the American-Made Solar Prize, a $3 million competition designed to revitalize U.S. solar manufacturing. The Solar Prize encourages competitors to develop new solutions capable of advancing technologies for the domestic solar market. In February, the 20 semifinalists from round one were announced. The […]

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March 25, 2019
DOE Makes Up To $17 Million Available for Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands
Source: Energy.gov, March 11 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $17 million in new funding to deploy energy infrastructure on tribal lands. This funding through the DOE Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs will support Indian Tribes, which include Alaska Native Regional Corporations and Village Corporations, Intertribal Organizations, and Tribal […]

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Opportunities

March 25, 2019
U.S. Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Front-End Engineering Design Studies for Carbon Capture Systems
Source: Energy.gov, March 14 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $30 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) for front-end engineering design (FEED) studies for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture systems. The projects, funded by the Office of Fossil Energy’s Carbon Capture program will support FEED studies for CO2 systems on both coal and […]

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March 25, 2019
Department of Energy Launches Round Two of $3 Million Solar Manufacturing Prize
Source: Energy.gov, March 22 The U.S. Department of Energy launched the second round of the American-Made Solar Prize, a $3 million competition designed to revitalize U.S. solar manufacturing. The Solar Prize encourages competitors to develop new solutions capable of advancing technologies for the domestic solar market. In February, the 20 semifinalists from round one were announced. The […]

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March 25, 2019
Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Marine Energy Research and Testing Program
Source: Energy.gov, March 22 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced funding to establish a new testing program for marine energy technologies. The U.S. Testing Expertise and Access for Marine Energy Research (TEAMER) Program will bring together capabilities from universities and the national laboratory system to provide marine energy developers ready-access to unique, world-class testing facilities and […]

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March 20, 2019
Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) Program – Clean Energy Fund
Source: Department of Commerce Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) Program – Clean Energy Fund This grant fund is for the continued transformation of the electric transportation market in Washington State. This Program provides grants to Washington local governments and retail electric utilities for charging infrastructure. The ETS Program will prioritize coordination with external and existing […]

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March 19, 2019
US Department of Energy Funding Opportunities and Awards
Source:  U.S. Department of Energy, March 19, 2019. — Nominations for the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards are still open. Recognize rising women working in a variety of fields to advance clean energy. Each winner receives an $8,000 award and national recognition. — DOE announced up to $30 million in federal funding for front-end […]

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