November 14, 2018
Energy Leadership Summit 2018 Innovation Track Recap
In the first Innovation track session, Rachelle Ames, Lee Cheatham, Craig Husa, David Kenney, and Dan Schwartz discussed ways that the Northwest Energy Innovation Alliance is working to continue to foster innovation and connections in our region. The takeaway was that finding is funding is difficult for startups in our space and region, but we […]

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November 14, 2018
Energy Leadership Summit 2018 Policy Track Recap
    Our Policy track started on a positive note with Reeves Clippard, Nancy Hirsh, and Representative Jeff Morris discussing ways we can continue to build political support for clean energy and attract more green start-ups. The Northwest is a clean energy leader for a reason, and our region must continue to lead the way […]

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November 14, 2018
Energy Leadership Summit 2018 Business Track Recap
  The Business track began with panelists Larry Becker, Benjamin Berry,Phillip Jones and Jessica Matlock discussed threats to the grid, both climate change-related extreme weather and the proliferation of cyber attacks. The bottom line: when it comes to cyber security its matter of when, not if, and you need a plan in place to deal […]

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October 15, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $46 Million to Improve Resiliency of Solar Generation
Source: Energy.gov, October 15, 2018. Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $46 million in research funding to advance holistic solutions that provide grid operators the situational awareness and mitigation strategies against cyber and physical threats. With more and more solar generation coming online every day, grid operators need the tools and […]

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October 5, 2018
Apply Now for Energy Efficiency and Solar Grants for Public Agencies
The Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for the Energy Efficiency and Solar Grants program. This grant supports projects that result in energy and operational cost savings or solar installations for local agencies, public higher education institutions, public school districts and state agencies. The application deadline has been extended to Dec. 31, 2018. To […]

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March 19, 2018
CleanTech Breakfast Series | John Stark, Stormwater Center
Dr. John Stark is the Director of the Washington Stormwater Center in Puyallup, Washington. The  Stormwater Center was organized by stormwater-minded individuals, businesses, jurisdictions, agencies, and non-profits with the goal to protect Washington’s waters through improvements in stormwater management.

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August 20, 2014
Water leads to chemical that gunks up biofuels production
By Mary Beckman, published by PNNL Study shows water trips up key chemical reactions that turn plants into fuels, provides scientific principles that can speed up biofuel development. RICHLAND, Wash. – Trying to understand the chemistry that turns plant material into the same energy-rich gasoline and diesel we put in our vehicles, researchers have discovered that […]

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August 13, 2014
Clean Jobs Index Shows 1.2 Million New Clean Jobs in 2014
American clean jobs are up 88 percent since January 1, 2014 over the prior year August 12, 2014 (Denver, CO) — Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, a tool to compare states’ use and development of clean and sustainable energy, found more than two million job postings in the green energy sector in quarters one and […]

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