February 24, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin (2.24.20)
Source: UTC, Feb 24, 2020 Announcements Materials from the equity and utility and planning process workshop are now available The equity area, metrics, and examples handout and workshop notes are now available on Commerce’s rulemaking webpage under past workshops. The handout includes attendee feedback received at the equity and utility workshop. Comments requested on the rate impact provision in CETA […]

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February 24, 2020
U.S. Department of Energy Loan Programs Update
Source: U.S. Department of Energy Loan Program Update, February 2020. Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) U.S. Department of Energy Loan Programs Office (LPO) Senior Investment Officer Khalid Abedin spoke at the opening event for the U.S. Energy Association’s CCUS Road Show on January 28, 2020, in Washington, DC.  LPO staff will be participating at […]

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February 24, 2020
Clean Tech Alliance 2020 Legislative Session Weekly Report February 21, 2020
Source: Brad Boswell, Boswell Consulting, Feb 24, 20 Week Six We are now six weeks into the 2020 short legislative session. Wednesday of this week marked a significant cutoff; bills had to pass out of their house of origin—either the House of Representatives or the Senate—via a chamber-wide vote to continue making their way toward […]

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February 20, 2020
The CleanTech Alliance Supports the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Bill
Source: Jon Okun & Lindsay McCormick, CleanTech Alliance, Feb 20, 2020 On January 16, 2020, the CleanTech Alliance Executive Committee voted to support the low carbon fuel standard bill, Washington HB 1110, subject to review of the final language.  The Alliance believes that the Low Carbon Fuel Standard issue is one of great import to the State of […]

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February 20, 2020
Clean Energy Fund: Fueling Partnerships for Renewable Energy Innovation
The Clean Energy Fund (CEF) funds the development, demonstration and deployment of clean energy technology in Washington State. Since its launch in 2013, Governor Jay Inslee and the Washington State Legislature have championed the fund – appropriating more than $150 million to fund innovative cleantech projects across the Evergreen State. These investments have resulted in the reduction of carbon emissions, implementation of proven energy efficiencies, and the advancement of Washington State as a leader in cleantech innovation and adoption.

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February 20, 2020
Clean Tech Alliance 2020 Legislative Session Weekly Report February 15, 2020
Source: Boswell Consulting, Feb 15, 2020 Week Five We are now 5 weeks into the 2020 legislative session and have officially passed the halfway mark. Only 27 days remain for bills to complete the necessary steps to become law. Tuesday of this week marked the second cutoff, in which bills with a budget impact greater […]

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February 19, 2020
Feb 18, 2020 Clean Buildings Initiative Bulletin
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, Feb 18, 2020 Reminder As a follow-up to the Jan. 30 workshop, please submit written comments and the SBW Consulting Excel worksheet to buildings@commerce.wa.gov.  We previously requested the SBW Consulting worksheet be uploaded to a Box account. Due to technical difficulties, please disregard those instructions and send the sheet […]

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February 10, 2020
2020 WA Legislative Session Weekly Report 4
February 8, 2020: Week 4 Analysis by CleanTech Alliance lobbyist Brad Boswell The end of week four marked the 27th day out of the sixty for which this short session is scheduled, as well as the first deadline for bills moving through the legislative process. Bills that do not have a fiscal impact and did […]

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February 7, 2020
Clean technology is about more than just wind and solar
Source: Heraldnet, Janice Podsada Feb 4 2020 What is clean technology? Until 10 or 15 years ago, clean tech referred almost exclusively to ventures focused on the design and manufacture of renewable energy sources — such as wind and solar and the batteries used to store that energy. Now,it can be used to describe products […]

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