March 27, 2020
Green Jobs are on the Rise
How many ‘green jobs’ are there in Seattle? In Washington, Oregon, and California? In the US? In the world? To find the answer to these questions and more, we pored over dozens of peer-reviewed studies, looked at data from different governmental organizations, and sifted through reports from nonprofits and other organizations.

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March 26, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network March 26 Newsletter
Source: Clean Energy Business Network, March 26, 2020 The Senate has passed a $2 trillion COVID-19 disaster aid bill that the House is expected to consider by the end of the week. Learn about provisions that may help your business and employees weather this crisis. Also, it’s the last chance to sign onto our FY21 appropriations […]

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March 16, 2020
Final Legislative Session Report: March 16, 2020
The 2020 Legislative Session officially adjourned on time on Thursday, March 12th. This was the second half of the biennial budget session in which legislators meet in Olympia for just 60 days to pass policy bills and pass supplemental budgets. Although “short” sessions are historically intended to be limited to making minor budgetary adjustments and […]

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February 19, 2020
Commentary: The Feds Try Yet Again To Sell Off BPA And TVA
Source: Jim Conca, Forbes, Feb 18, 2020 The new DOE 2021 Federal budget request came out last week at $35.4 billion, down from 2020’s $38.5 billion. There were some nice surprises, but also some same old stupid ideas. Good surprises included increased funding for advanced reactors, reprocessing of spent fuel (but then why did we […]

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January 8, 2020
2,000 gigawatts of solar power needed for 100% renewables
Source: William Driscoll, PV Magazine, Jan 6 2020 The U.S. would need 1,500 GW of utility-scale solar power and 500 GW of rooftop solar to reach 100% renewable energy by 2050, according to a plan developed by Stanford engineering professor Mark Jacobson and seven co-authors. Battery capacity of 3,300 GW would balance solar and wind power — […]

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January 7, 2020
The application period for Round 5 of the 76West Clean Energy Competition is open
Source: 76West, January 7, 2020 From competition to commercialization, 76West has the resources your startup needs to succeed 76West is an unparalleled competition focused on growing entrepreneurs and attracting resources from the U.S. and around the world to build clean energy businesses and jobs in New York State’s Southern Tier region. Over eight years, the […]

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December 16, 2019
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin (12.16.19)
Source: Department of Commerce, Dec 16, 2019 Don’t forget to also visit the CETA rulemaking web page. Announcements Carbon and electricity markets workgroup meets Jan. 15, 2020 The carbon and electricity markets workgroup will hold its initial meeting from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Utilities and Transportation Commission hearing room, 621 Woodland Square Loop […]

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