June 15, 2021
Up to $5.3 million in funding available for Grants to Non-profit Lenders
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 15, 2021 Commerce has announced a Request for Applications (RFA) for non-profit lenders interested in operating a revolving loan fund program. Through the Clean Energy Fund, Commerce provides grants to non-profit lenders who connect small businesses, non-profits, multi-family building owners, and homeowners with low cost financing for clean energy […]

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June 7, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- June 7
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 7, 2021 Announcements June 9 joint workshop is cancelled to allow time for stakeholder discussion Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) have cancelled Wednesday’s workshop, which would have covered interpretation of the electricity “use” provision in RCW 19.405.040(1)(a). This action is at the request on June 4, […]

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June 3, 2021
Energy Retrofits for Public Buildings Program update
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 3, 2021 Coming Soon: Solar Grants! Our solar grant funding opportunity is coming soon. Solar Grants provide competitive funding to install solar at existing public buildings and facilities, such as schools, hospitals, civic buildings, and wastewater treatment plants. Solar Grants cut energy costs, reduce pollution, and showcase solar in […]

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May 20, 2021
NWIRC Announces Bluetech/CleanTech Incubator Cohort for Entrepreneurs
Bellingham, WA – May 18, 2021. Today, the NW Innovation Resource Center announced that it ispartnering with WA Maritime Blue and CleanTech Alliance to support its Bluetech/Cleantech IncubatorCohort. Building upon the mindset of innovation in the area, the cohort members will have access toassistance from experts to explore the viability of their ideas and build […]

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May 3, 2021
Commerce Now Accepting Applications for the Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) Program
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 3, 2021 As announced previously, Commerce opened a new round of Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) grants on April 30, 2021. Approximately $7.8 million in grants are available under this round of funding for Washington-based entities to engage in strategic research and development of new and emerging clean energy technologies […]

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October 20, 2020
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- October 20
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, October 20, 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […]

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October 13, 2020
Weekly UTC Bulletin- October 13
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, October 13, 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […]

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