November 6, 2018
Renewable Energy Scholarship Foundation Scholarships Available
The Renewable Energy Scholarship Foundation is now soliciting applications for the scholarships to be given in 2019.  They are actively solicited throughout the fall and winter with a deadline of Feb 15.  We will be giving at least two scholarships this year. One will be designated for an undergraduate.  If you know any top students […]

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October 31, 2018
Idaho Commerce Launches Gem State Prospector with Improved Design and Features
Source:  Idaho Commerce Press Release, October 30, 2018. BOISE, Idaho (October 30, 2018) — Updates to the Idaho Commerce economic discovery website, Gem State Prospector, launched October 30 with powerful new online resources to aid businesses, site selectors, investors and communities in the expansion and relocation of businesses. The revamped Gem State Prospector provides a simplified layout that […]

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October 22, 2018
West Coast Energy Management Congress Call for Papers
Call for Papers: The West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC) is the largest energy conference and technology expo held on the U.S. West Coast specifically for business, industrial and institutional energy users. We invite you to submit an abstract for consideration to speak at the 2019 West Coast Energy Management Congress, being held June 5-6, […]

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October 19, 2018
Electric League of the Pacfic Northwest 2019 Call for Speakers
The Electric League of the Pacific Northwest invites you to submit a proposal for consideration to speak at the Powerful Business Energy Conference, Keeping Current in a Transforming World, being held April 4, 2019 at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA.  Deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday, November 9, 2018 Hosted by Puget Sound Energy, Seattle City […]

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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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