June 5, 2020
Lower Valley dairies receive state grants for clean energy projects
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic, May 28, 2020 Two Lower Valley dairies and a company that provides filtration for animal waste have been awarded a share of $970,000 in grants from the state Department of Commerce for clean energy projects. The funds are from the state’s Clean Energy Fund under its Dairy Digester Enhancement Program. They are […]

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May 26, 2020
Commerce awards $970,000 for dairy digester clean energy projects
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 26, 2020 Competitive process identifies four innovative projects to advance anaerobic digesters at dairies in eastern and western Washington. OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $970,000 in grants from the Clean Energy Fund (CEF) under the Dairy Digester Enhancement Program.  Four proposed projects will […]

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May 19, 2020
CTFusion cited in Bloomberg’s “Chasing Disruption with the Promise of Fusion” Report
Bloomberg NEF, December 19, 2019 CTFusion was spun out of DOE-funded research at the University of Washington and is developing sustained spheromaks, compact torus plasma configurations with stabilizing and confining magnetic fields. Spheromaks make the stabilizing toroidal magnetic field with plasmacurrent instead of with superconducting coils. CTFusion says this reduces complexity and sizeand should translate […]

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May 14, 2020
May 2020 Founders to Funders Virtual Breakfast Recap
“We have always viewed our investors as partners and want to stay engaged with them,” said Zach Gray, the Vice President for Business Development for Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies (AST).  On Wednesday, May 13th, 114 people attended the CleanTech Alliance’s Founders to Funders virtual breakfast panel, sponsored by Perkins Coie. The event raised over $1,700 in donations for Feeding America to help those impacted […]

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May 14, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network Bulletin- May 14
Source: Clean Energy Business Network, May, 14, 2020   The next episode of our webinar series with BCSE, Powering Forward, is on May 20th. This week, Democrats unveil a fifth COVID relief bill, the Treasury plans to extend safe harbor deadlines for renewables, and DOI approves the country’s largest-ever solar project.  FEATURED CONTENT Webinar – […]

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May 11, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 11
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 11, 2020 Announcements Compliance draft rule language virtual-only workshop The agenda for the May 21 workshop is to discuss three compliance rules in the first discussion draft: Sections 300, 310, and 320. The draft rule language is available on the CETA rulemaking webpage. Meeting materials will be posted prior to the […]

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May 7, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network Newsletter- May 7
Don’t forget to register for Episode 2 of our webinar series with BCSE, Powering Forward, on May 20th. We also continue to update our COVID-19 Small Business Resource Center. This week, Democrats plan to unveil their next COVID relief bill, Trump issues an executive order on the electricity supply chain, and CEBN reflects on the past three […]

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May 6, 2020
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- May 6
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 6, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates 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 […]

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May 4, 2020
City leaders aim to shape green recovery from coronavirus crisis
Source: Matthew Taylor & Sandra Laville, The Guardian, May 1, 2020 Cities around the world are already planning for life after Covid-19, with a series of environmental initiatives being rolled out from Bogotá to Barcelona to ensure public safety and bolster the fight against climate breakdown. Mayors from cities in Europe, the US and Africa […]

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