December 18, 2019
Nominations for the EBJ & CCBJ Business Achievement Awards Now Open!
Source: EBI, December 18, 2019 Each year EBI, Inc. hosts the Business Achievement Awards Ceremony at the annual Environmental Industry Summit in San Diego. EBI has two business achievement award programs, one for Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) and one for Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ). Each are administered by the separate publications. See 2017 award winners. The 2019 […]

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December 16, 2019
2020 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 2 Funding Opportunity Announcement
Source: DOE, Dec 16, 2019 The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued its FY 2020 Phase I Release 2 Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0002146) for the SBIR and STTR Programs.  Qualified small businesses with strong research capabilities in science or engineering in any of the research areas sought in the announcement are encouraged to apply. The […]

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December 13, 2019
DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Page
Source: DOE The SBIR and STTR programs are U. S. Government programs, intended to help certain small businesses conduct R&D. At DOE, funding takes the form of grants. Projects must have the potential for commercialization and meet specific DOE mission-specific R&D needs. The SBIR/STTR Programs Office works collaboratively with 13 program offices throughout the DOE. […]

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December 6, 2019
What’s it worth? Determining the Value of Your Business | December 10 | Webinar
If you had to sell your business tomorrow, what could you get for it? In this special webinar, Beau Butler, ASA-BV, a director of valuation services at Weaver, explains the basics of business valuation. When do you need a valuation? How can you identify potential buyers?  The webinar will cover the fundamentals of two basic approaches […]

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December 4, 2019
New round of grant funding for the Dairy Digester Enhancement Program
Source: Washington state Department of Commerce. December 4, 2019 The Dairy Digester Enhancement program is part of Clean Energy Fund (CEF) 4. Funds are provided for grants that enhance the viability of dairy digester projects, including bioenergy, improved energy efficiency and advanced nutrient recovery systems that produce value-added biofertilizers, reduce trucking of lagoon water and improve soil […]

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December 3, 2019
New workshops, new rulemakings, and upcoming dates from UTC
Source: UTC, Dec 3, 2019 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The Clean Energy Transformation Act, passed during the 2019 legislative session, requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their […]

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November 27, 2019
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: WA Commerce, November 25, 2019 Nov. 27 comments due on potential rules for demonstrating compliance Commerce is requesting comments by Nov. 27 on potential rules concerning compliance requirements. The Oct. 21 meeting materials and our informal feedback notes may be useful in preparing comments. Dec. 6 comments due on low-income energy assistance programs Following our low-income and equity […]

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November 13, 2019
Job Opportunity: Commerce Specialist 3 – Clean Technology and Advanced Manufacturing
The Washington State Department of Commerce Office of Economic Development and Competitiveness is seeking a Commerce Specialist 3 within the Small Business Export Assistance Unit. This position is responsible for specific tasks within the Clean Technology and Advanced Manufacturing sectors, as well as supporting the Maritime and Forest Products sectors, by developing export marketing and sales […]

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November 4, 2019
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Department of Commerce, November 4, 2019. Comments on energy assistance programs (Section 12) open until Dec. 4 A discussion draft following the low-income and equity workshop, being held Nov. 4 in Tacoma, will be posted by Nov. 8 and held open for comment until Dec. 4. The discussion draft will be used to develop […]

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October 30, 2019
Preliminary Notice for Grant Funding Opportunity for EV Charging Infrastructure along High-Traffic Transportation Corridors in WA
Beginning in December, the Washington Department of Ecology will open a grant opportunity providing about $4 million on a competitive basis to install or upgrade existing publicly available direct current fast chargers (DCFC) along high-traffic transportation corridors. This grant funding opportunity will open December 3, 2019 and close February 4, 2020. Eligible Projects and Potential […]

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