March 11, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA)
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, March 10, 2020 Announcement Joint workshop on incremental cost will be remote only Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission are converting the scheduled workshop on March 17 to a remote-only format. The workshop runs from 9 a.m. to noon. Meeting link: https://watech.webex.com/watech/j.php?MTID=m6faac380849a18b287ebc87b09be4140 Password: CETA135! Join by phone: +1-415-655-0001 Access code: […]

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March 11, 2020
Weekly UTC Bulletin, March 10, 2020
Source: UTC, March 11, 2020 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 requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their electricity from renewable or non-carbon-emitting […]

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March 9, 2020
Clean Buildings Initiative Bulletin – March 3, 2020
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, March 3 2020 Announcements 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19) In response to COVID-19, the Buildings Unit is suspending its upcoming in-person workshops. These workshops will be hosted online instead. Recordings of the meetings will continue to be posted on the buildings webpage. If the outbreak subsides, in-person meetings will resume. […]

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March 9, 2020
Clean Tech Alliance 2020 Legislative Session Weekly Report March 7, 2020
We are now eight weeks into session and only five days remain of the regularly scheduled 60 day session. Two important cutoffs occured this week. Legislators worked late Monday night to pass bills with budgetary impacts out of their opposite-house fiscal committee by Monday’s deadline. Following that, action turned to the House and Senate floors […]

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March 9, 2020
Meet CleanTech Alliance Board Member Virginia Emery, Beta Hatch
Virginia Emery is founder and CEO of Beta Hatch, a pioneering insect farming company that is industrializing insects for agriculture. Beta Hatch is fueled by a passion to see insects reach their true potential in our food systems. The company has grown to be internationally recognized for its scientific approach to scaling insect production, earning $4.6M in research […]

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March 6, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network Newsletter for March 6
Source: CEBN Newsletter, March 6, 2020 For this week, the Senate debates a major energy bill, CEBN’s clean energy funding sign on letter is still open, and $600K in cleantech funding is now up for grabs!   FEATURED CONTENT   For the first time in 12 years, Senators consider an energy billThe American Energy Innovation Act of 2020 includes dozens […]

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March 5, 2020
$6.5 million awarded to increase energy efficiency, reduce costs in state-owned buildings
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, March 5, 2020 OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Department of Commerce today announced $6.5 million in State Performance Improvement (SPI) grants that will result in higher efficiency and better environmental performance in state-owned buildings. The funding will cover additional costs incurred by choosing more efficient options for existing project plans, […]

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March 5, 2020
Meet CleanTech Alliance Board Member David Benson, K&L Gates LLP
David Benson is a partner in K&L Gates’ Seattle office and is a practice area leader of the firm’s energy, infrastructure and resources practice. He focuses his practice on energy project development and financing, including debt and cash equity financings, tax equity financings, merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures and other strategic alliances both in the […]

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March 5, 2020
$6.5 million awarded to increase energy efficiency, reduce costs in state-owned buildings
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, March 5, 2020 The Department of Commerce today announced $6.5 million in State Performance Improvement (SPI) grants that will result in higher efficiency and better environmental performance in state-owned buildings. The funding will cover additional costs incurred by choosing more efficient options for existing project plans, such as higher efficiency […]

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