December 2, 2019
Commerce Clean Buildings Update
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, Dec 2, 2019 Dec. 4 workshop on ASHRAE level 2 audits and implementation of Standard 100 sections 8 and 9 Commerce’s Dec. 4 workshop will focus on ASHRAE Level 2 Audits and Implementation of Standard 100, sections 8 and 9. The meeting will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m […]

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November 1, 2019
Energy Department Announces $24.9 Million Funding Selections to Advance Hydropower Technologies
Source: U.S. Dept. of Energy, October 31, 2019 Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for up to $24.9 million in funding to drive innovative, industry-led technology solutions to advance the marine and hydrokinetics industry and increase hydropower’s ability to serve as a flexible grid resource. Innovative water power technologies have the potential to increase […]

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October 30, 2019
Gov. Inslee proclaims Oct. 30 Weatherization Day in Washington
Oct. 30, 2019: Governor Jay Inslee joins community action agencies, housing authorities and local governments across the state and nation in recognizing Oct. 30, 2019 as Weatherization Day. The annual proclamation kicks off a month-long effort to raise awareness of state programs and services that help low-income households save money on heating bills through energy […]

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October 29, 2019
Commentary: Pulling Water Right Out Of The Sky
Source: Jim Conca (UFA Ventures), Forbes, October 29, 2019. Billions of people spend several hours a day searching for water. So if we could pull water right out of thin air, it would go a long way to achieving global peace and ending global poverty. That’s just what a new technology does. It’s called WEDEW […]

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September 19, 2019
Investment Study for Washington State Maritime Industry Links to Innovation
Source: Joshua Berger, Washington Maritime Blue, September 18, 2019. Seattle, WA – Days after Washington Governor Jay Inslee celebrated the start of work on the state’s first hybrid-electric ferry, a study released by Washington Maritime Blue identifies investment opportunities.  The highest growth sectors in the “Blue Economy” include technology solutions for water transportation, shipping, science and […]

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September 4, 2019
SVP Fast Pitch Applications Open
Source: SVP Seattle, September 3, 2019 SVP Fast Pitch is the Northwest’s largest training and pitch competition for both nonprofit and for-profit social innovators. And we are looking for people who want to change the world! Please help us spread the word. Tell the social entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders you know to apply! Full Story…

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August 2, 2019
Commentary: Oil Producers Need a Good Alternative to Flaring Natural Gas
Source: Don Brunell, The Daily Chronicle, July 31, 2019. In oil-rich West Texas, shale producers and pipeline owner Williams Co. are fighting over whether new permits to burn off natural gas should be approved. It is a battle between companies which are usually aligned. Flaring happens primarily when there is insufficient pipeline capacity to carry […]

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August 1, 2019
Sen. Cortez Masto (D-NV) Introduces Bill to Extend Solar Tax Credit 5 years
Source: Catherine Cortez Masto, July 25, 2019. Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today introduced legislation to promote the use of renewable energy, increase carbon reduction, spur solar innovation, and invest in thousands of jobs. The Renewable Energy Extension Act would extend clean energy tax incentives set to begin expiring at the end of this […]

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July 29, 2019
CleanTech Alliance Partnership with NW Innovation Resource Center Announced
Seattle and Everett, WA – July 18, 2019 – The NW Innovation Resource Center (NWIRC) and Clean Tech Alliance have signed an agreement which will amplify resources for startups and small businesses in northwest Washington. The partnership provides for shared member and program benefits. Beginning in September 2019 CleanTech Alliance will make their CleanTech Breakfast […]

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