September 10, 2019
Corning Joins CleanTech Alliance to Further Air Purification System
Source: Corning Inc., September 10, 2019 A new collaboration with the CleanTech Alliance, a coalition furthering the development of clean technology, may help Corning clean the air we breathe.   “We are actively looking for strategic collaborations to develop demonstrations of the Corning Air Treatment System,” Huiqing Wu, research associate, Corning Research Center China, said during […]

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September 3, 2019
Learn about the Retirement Marketplace at the 2019 Biz Fair Sept 21!
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 3, 2019 On Sept. 21, we will be showcasing our Retirement Marketplace at the 23rd annual Washington Small Business Fair.  The Retirement Marketplace is an online portal where people can find retirement plans — with no fees to their business — that are affordable for employees at an annual fee of […]

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August 29, 2019
Retrolux Joins Silicon Valley Entrepreneurial Program
Source: Retrolux, Dean Ernst, July 17, 2019 A Boise startup is the only Idaho company to be invited to participate in a prestigious Silicon Valley-based entrepreneurial program. Retrolux, a Boise-based startup that develops software for the energy-efficient lighting industry using sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT), has been named to the Founder Friendly Labs […]

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August 27, 2019
Grants now available to increase efficiency, environmental performance of state-owned facilities
Source: WA Department of Commerce, August 26 The Department of Commerce is now accepting Phase 1 Applications from state agencies and institutions for $6.5 million in State Project Improvement (SPI) grants. This program is intended to encourage upcoming state-owned facilities projects to choose more energy-efficient project options, such as high-efficiency heating systems and windows. By […]

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August 26, 2019
Clean Energy Transformation Act: Comment deadline Sept. 6
Source: WA Department of Commerce, August 26, 2019 Commerce convened a rulemaking workshop in Olympia on Aug. 22 pertaining to implementation of the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA). Written comments on draft rule language discussed at the workshop are due Sept. 6. Instructions for submitting comments: Proposed language changes appear as edits in the draft […]

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August 23, 2019
Tri-Cities picked for multi-million dollar electric grid research complex
source: Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald, August 22, 2019 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been picked as the site of a new national grid energy research facility by the Department of Energy. The proposed project would mean tens of millions of dollars will be spent on a new complex at the Richland campus of the Department […]

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August 21, 2019
Research in Tri-Cities could make cars and planes more fuel efficient and super strong
Source: Steven Ashby, Tri-City Herald, August 19, 2019 Superman may be known as the “Man of Steel,” but scientific superheroes at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are developing a novel approach for manufacturing metals with superior strength. Drawing on deep materials science expertise and engineering know-how, PNNL researchers are paving the way for adoption […]

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August 15, 2019
The rebirth of nuclear power could come from Bellevue, if Congress approves
Source: John Strang, Crosscut, August 15, 2019 Nuclear power has stalled in the United States. The country’s 97 commercial reactors provide 20 percent of its power, but only one reactor has gone online since 1998 — in Tennessee in 2016. Two more reactors — behind schedule and way over budget — are due to become operational in the […]

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August 9, 2019
Seattle-Area Energy-Storage Company Group14 Technologies Gets A Capital Boost
Source: Bill Conroy, Seattle Business, August 9, 2019. Group14 Technologies Inc., based in Woodinville, located just east of Bothell, has successfully raised $14.4 million as part of an $18.1 million equity offering to advance its efforts to develop a better battery to help power the expanding electric-vehicle and energy-storage market. The company, spun out in […]

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