September 17, 2018
Clean Energy Fund Grid Modernization Program Accepting Applications
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, Sept. 17, 2018. The Department of Commerce is accepting Phase 1 (concept) applications for the Clean Energy Fund 3 (CEF3) Grid Modernization Program beginning Sept. 17. The Notice of Funding Opportunity, application and additional information are available on our website. The Grid Modernization program was allocated money, through the […]

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September 13, 2018
Apply Now for Energy Efficiency and Solar Grants for Public Agencies
The Washington State Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for the Energy Efficiency and Solar Grants program. This grant supports projects that result in energy and operational cost savings or solar installations for local agencies, public higher education institutions, public school districts and state agencies. Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) applications will need to […]

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September 12, 2018
Washington State Department of Commerce Grants $3 Million From Clean Energy Fund to Nonprofit Lenders
Source:  Washington State Department of Commerce, September 12, 2018. Craft3, Puget Sound Cooperative Credit Union and Washington State Housing Finance Commission revolving loan funds encourage home renewable energy and heating projects; commercial and industrial energy efficiency retrofits, clean tech manufacturing, electric vehicles The Washington State Department of Commerce (a member of the CleanTech Alliance) today announced $3.1 million […]

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September 5, 2018
DOE Funding Available: Innovative Design Concepts for Standard Modular Hydropower and Pumped Storage Hydropower
Source:  U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, August 8, 2018. Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) announced up to $9 million for innovations that reduce cost and maximize the value of new stream-reach hydropower development and pumped storage hydropower (PSH). WPTO will fund research to develop […]

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August 29, 2018
Clean Energy Fund Grid Modernization Request for Comments
The Washington State Department of Commerce’s State Energy Office held a stakeholder engagement meeting for the Clean Energy Fund (CEF) 3 Grid Modernization Program on Aug. 27 at our offices. The original meeting announcement indicated that a Skype option was available, which was in error. The State Energy Office apologized for any confusion this might […]

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August 17, 2018
Washington Clean Energy Fund/Energy Efficiency & Solar Program Schedule Estimates
This is currently the best estimate by the Washington State Department of Commerce on rolling out the competitive processes for the Clean Energy Fund and Energy Efficiency & Solar Programs.  Please note that unforeseen circumstances may change the schedule.  The Department of Commerce is currently working through a number of interpretations that may slightly modify […]

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August 17, 2018
Washington Grid Modernization Program: Stakeholder Engagement Meeting
The Grid Modernization Program was allocated money for implementing innovative projects through matching grants to Washington’s retail electric utilities in order to provide public benefits. The Washington State Department of Commerce will make grants of up to $10,670,000 to public and/or private utilities under this solicitation. The amount of the individual grants will be between […]

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August 17, 2018
VertueLab Position Open: Development Director
Development Director Location:  Portland, OR or Seattle, WA Compensation:  $70,000-$100,000 depending on experience and qualifications.  Competitive benefits including health, dental insurance and employer match to 401(k) program provided. To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to info@vertuelab.org. Application deadline:  Friday, August 24, 2018, Noon Pacific Time, or until filled. Read more.

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August 8, 2018
Sourcing Taiwan for Government Procurement, October 9, Taipei, Taiwan
Partnering with Taiwan for Smarter Solutions A “smart city” is an urban development vision that aims to develop a city’s infrastructure using energy-effective measures as well as integrating information and communication technology (ICT) and Internet of Things (IoT) technology. This infrastructure includes municipal information systems, schools, libraries, transportation, hospitals, power plants, water supply networks, waste […]

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August 6, 2018
IGEM Accepting Grant Applications
Nurturing and evolving an idea takes a lot of passion, funding, and research, which IGEM can help gain. The Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant program funds commercialization research, where university researchers and business experts partner together to bring viable technologies to market. The IGEM program is a powerful force in the growth of Idaho’s economy. Through […]

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