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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March 4, 2020
Meet CleanTech Alliance Board Member Jim Grazko, Premera
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ALASKA MARKET & CHIEF UNDERWRITING OFFICER Jim is Senior Vice President, Alaska Market & Chief Underwriting Officer. In Alaska, Jim establishes Premera’s direction and focus in the $300 million market with innovative healthcare delivery models. He provides leadership for the company’s long- and short-range operational, membership and financial goals. In his underwriting […]

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March 2, 2020
2020 Legislative Session Weekly Report: February 29, 2020
Source: Boswell Consulting, Feb 29, 2020 Week Seven We are now 7 weeks into the 2020 legislation session, with only 12 days remaining if the legislature finishes on time as anticipated. Legislators main focus this week was on committee hearings to hear bills that originated in the opposite chamber. The deadline for bills to pass […]

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February 28, 2020
The CleanTech Alliance’s Clean Energy Fund Work Session
Source: Lindsay McCormick, CleanTech Alliance, Feb 28, 2020 “Your presentations helped us realize that there’s been a good return on these investments in a number of ways, both in energy conservation and in developing technologies,” said Representative Steve Tharinger, the Chair of the House Capital Budget Committee. On Thursday, February 27th the CleanTech Alliance facilitated […]

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February 24, 2020
Clean Tech Alliance 2020 Legislative Session Weekly Report February 21, 2020
Source: Brad Boswell, Boswell Consulting, Feb 24, 20 Week Six We are now six weeks into the 2020 short legislative session. Wednesday of this week marked a significant cutoff; bills had to pass out of their house of origin—either the House of Representatives or the Senate—via a chamber-wide vote to continue making their way toward […]

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February 20, 2020
The CleanTech Alliance Supports the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Bill
Source: Jon Okun & Lindsay McCormick, CleanTech Alliance, Feb 20, 2020 On January 16, 2020, the CleanTech Alliance Executive Committee voted to support the low carbon fuel standard bill, Washington HB 1110, subject to review of the final language.  The Alliance believes that the Low Carbon Fuel Standard issue is one of great import to the State of […]

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February 20, 2020
Clean Energy Fund: Fueling Partnerships for Renewable Energy Innovation
The Clean Energy Fund (CEF) funds the development, demonstration and deployment of clean energy technology in Washington State. Since its launch in 2013, Governor Jay Inslee and the Washington State Legislature have championed the fund – appropriating more than $150 million to fund innovative cleantech projects across the Evergreen State. These investments have resulted in the reduction of carbon emissions, implementation of proven energy efficiencies, and the advancement of Washington State as a leader in cleantech innovation and adoption.

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February 20, 2020
Clean Tech Alliance 2020 Legislative Session Weekly Report February 15, 2020
Source: Boswell Consulting, Feb 15, 2020 Week Five We are now 5 weeks into the 2020 legislative session and have officially passed the halfway mark. Only 27 days remain for bills to complete the necessary steps to become law. Tuesday of this week marked the second cutoff, in which bills with a budget impact greater […]

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