October 22, 2018
CleanTech Alliance Board Member Jessica Matlock, Snohomish County PUD
Jessica Matlock joined Snohomish County PUD in August 2006 and is the Director of Government & External Affairs, Strategic Accounts and New Energy Initiatives. Jessica also co-leads the PUDs efforts to develop and operate solar energy, electrification of transportation, and demand response programs.  She previously worked as an energy and natural resources fellow for U.S. Senator […]

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October 19, 2018
CleanTech Alliance Board Member Leif Elgethun, Retrolux
I envision a carbon-neutral society that is as clean as it is free. A serial entrepreneur, I build and scale clean energy companies in order to accelerate leading-edge sustainable technologies for the benefit of our environment, communities, and economy. My latest company, Retrolux, is transforming the commercial and industrial lighting and smart building industries by […]

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October 19, 2018
Cleantech Startups Win Awards, Prize Money from Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator
Winners include a plant-based detergent, a process that utilizes excess whey from artisan cheese producers to make vodka, a micro-hydro energy system, and a technology that enables lower cost hydrogen for fuel cells MEDIA CONTACT: Gregg Kleiner, 541.740.9654, kleinerg@comcast.net SOURCES: David Kenney, VertueLab, 503.780.8736, david.kenney@vertuelab.org; Tom Ranken, CleanTech Alliance, 206.389.8655, tom@cleantechalliance.org SEATTLE and PORTLAND, Ore. […]

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October 10, 2018
CleanTech Alliance Board Member Will Einstein, Puget Sound Energy
Will Einstein is Puget Sound Energy Director of Product Development and Growth.  In this role, he leads PSE’s: Development and marketing of new products and services for PSE customers including new renewable energy offerings, carbon reduction programs, and electric vehicle charging services. Street lighting and pole attachments business, and Leasing services program. Previously, Einstein served […]

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October 3, 2018
CleanTech Alliance Board Member Susan Champlain, Boeing
Susan W. Champlain is Director, Government Operations for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. She leads the Northwest State & Local Government Operations team, managing relationships with elected officials and business leaders in Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Hawaii. Previously, Susan held a series of positions within Boeing including policy and state and local government relations roles where she developed […]

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September 24, 2018
CleanTech Alliance Board Member Callie Bendickson, Itron
Callie Bendickson has more than 20 years of experience leading corporate and community initiatives related to health care, education and industry. She is currently the director of corporate social responsibility at Itron where she is responsible for facilitating Itron’s ongoing commitment to creating resourceful communities through corporate philanthropy, employee engagement, community partnerships and educational outreach. […]

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September 24, 2018
CleanTech Alliance Supports Yes on Initiative 1631, Business Engagement
(Seattle, WA–Sept 24, 2018)  The Executive Committee of the CleanTech Alliance has endorsed I-1631, the Clean Air, Clean Energy initiative on Washington voters’ November ballots. In addition to supporting its passage, the CleanTech Alliance urges robust business engagement in implementing the policy. The CleanTech Alliance represents 300 member organizations spanning six U.S. states and two […]

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September 20, 2018
CleanTech Alliance Urges More Funding for Clean Energy Fund
The CleanTech Alliance Government Affairs Committee, chaired by Russ Weed, recommended to our Executive Committee that we urge the State of Washington to significantly increase the Washington Clean Energy Fund in the 2019-2021 capital budget.  The capital budget will be a priority in the 2019 Legislative Session.  The Executive Committee agreed and authorized the following letter […]

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August 20, 2018
Another great Summer Schmoozefest!
Thank you to everyone that came out for our networking event on August 16! We had our largest Schmoozefest crowd, heated ping pong matches and some great prizes from our Health Trust carriers. Special thanks to our sponsors, and McKinstry for hosting!

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