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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March 30, 2020
CleanTech Alliance Board Member, Joe Goggin
March 30, 2020 20 years of account management, territory sales, field sales, marketing, technical project/program management, product management, business development and sales experience supporting telecommunications infrastructure and industrial plant process equipment. Resilient and malleable, cross functional leader with an ingrained sense of urgency and corporate responsibility.

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March 26, 2020
CleanTech Health Trust Benefits Relevant to COVID-19: Leave of Absence
During these uncertain times, it may be difficult to know how to manage your professional and personal needs.  Accessing quality information about COVID 19, the resources available to you as a Washington employer, and how to successfully navigate through all of this change can be a challenge.  Our Health Trust expert is Nathan Edmondson. He […]

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March 16, 2020
Weekly UTC Bulletin, March 16, 2020
Source: UTC, March 16, 2020. 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 source 100% of their electricity from renewable or non-carbon-emitting sources by 2045.   Over the next two years, the commission will conduct numerous […]

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March 9, 2020
Clean Tech Alliance 2020 Legislative Session Weekly Report March 7, 2020
We are now eight weeks into session and only five days remain of the regularly scheduled 60 day session. Two important cutoffs occured this week. Legislators worked late Monday night to pass bills with budgetary impacts out of their opposite-house fiscal committee by Monday’s deadline. Following that, action turned to the House and Senate floors […]

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March 9, 2020
Meet CleanTech Alliance Board Member Virginia Emery, Beta Hatch
Virginia Emery is founder and CEO of Beta Hatch, a pioneering insect farming company that is industrializing insects for agriculture. Beta Hatch is fueled by a passion to see insects reach their true potential in our food systems. The company has grown to be internationally recognized for its scientific approach to scaling insect production, earning $4.6M in research […]

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March 5, 2020
Meet CleanTech Alliance Board Member David Benson, K&L Gates LLP
David Benson is a partner in K&L Gates’ Seattle office and is a practice area leader of the firm’s energy, infrastructure and resources practice. He focuses his practice on energy project development and financing, including debt and cash equity financings, tax equity financings, merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures and other strategic alliances both in the […]

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March 4, 2020
Meet CleanTech Alliance Board Member Angela Becker-Dippmann, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Ms. Angela Becker-Dippmann serves as Director of the Energy & Environment Directorate’s Program Development Office. 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 outcomes. She is based in PNNL’s Seattle office. Previously, […]

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March 4, 2020
Meet CleanTech Alliance Board Member Tim Zenk, Neste
Tim Zenk’s distinguished career has been focused on shaping public policy and business and helping leaders educate the public on key issues impacting the nation and the globe.  As the Washington representative of Neste, the world’s third largest renewable diesel and jet fuel company, Zenk shares his insights from the front lines of Washington D.C., […]

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