October 10, 2019
ASHLEY FINAN NAMED DIRECTOR AND NICHOLAS SMITH, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, OF NATIONAL REACTOR INNOVATION CENTER
Source: INL, October 3rd, 2019  Dr. John Wagner, associate laboratory director of Idaho National Laboratory’s Nuclear Science & Technology Directorate, has announced the selection of Dr. Ashley Finan to serve as director, and Nicholas Smith to serve as deputy director of the INL-based National Reactor Innovation Center. As NRIC directors, Finan and Smith will lead […]

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October 1, 2019
CleanTech Members Beta Hatch and Sironix Renewables on GeekWire’s Elevator Pitch
Source: John Cook, Geekwire, September 5, 2019 In the season two debut of Elevator Pitch, presented by PACCAR, we meet Virginia Emery of Beta Hatch; Christoph Krumm of Sironix Renewables; and Keith McCall of Pollen Systems. The three entrepreneurs — all operating in the agricultural tech and environmental impact arena — have never before pitched in a moving elevator. […]

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September 26, 2019
Governor Cuomo Announces Winners of 76West Clean Energy Competition
Source: New York State Government, September 26, 2019 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the six winning companies of the 76West Clean Energy Competition, one of the largest competitions in the country that supports growing clean energy businesses to foster economic development. Pittsburgh-based Optimus Technologies, which manufactures biodiesel fuel systems for diesel trucks that reduce […]

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September 19, 2019
Washington state maritime industry investment study points to tech innovation for growth
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 19, 2019 Days after Washington Governor Jay Inslee celebrated the start of work on the state’s first hybrid-electric ferry, a study released by Washington Maritime Blue identified technology solutions for water transportation, shipping, science and other ocean systems, as the highest growth sector in the “Blue Economy” – a term referring […]

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September 18, 2019
Delta invests $2 million for study of potential facility to produce biofuel from forest floor debris
Source: Delta.com, September 17, 2019 As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Delta Air Lines is investing $2 million to partner with Northwest Advanced Bio-fuels, LLC for the feasibility study of a biofuel production facility to produce sustainable aviation fuel and other biofuel products. The sustainable aviation fuel, expected to be produced in a facility […]

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September 16, 2019
Pacific Power on track to meet 2019 renewable energy targets
Source: UTC, August 8, 2019 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission found Pacific Power, one of the state’s investor-owned electric utilities, is in compliance with state renewable energy requirements for 2019. The Energy Independence Act, approved by voters in 2006, requires qualifying electric utilities to obtain a certain percentage of their electricity from eligible renewable […]

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September 11, 2019
U.S. Nuclear Lab Partners with Utilities
Source: Columbian, September 11, 2019. BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. government’s primary nuclear lab is partnering with three energy utilities to find an economical way to use nuclear energy to produce hydrogen that can be stored and used to power everything from industry to personal vehicles, officials said Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Energy said […]

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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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