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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July 24, 2019
Summer Schmoozefest
Join us August 1st at McKinstry's great event space with craft beer, live music, prizes and plenty to eat! This is your opportunity to schmooze with the cleantech industry and those who support it. Open to members and prospective members!

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July 17, 2019
2019 Showcase Presenting Company Recap – “Lowering the Cost of Clean Tech through Earth Abundant Membranes” with Membrion
Presented by Greg NewbloomRecap by guest-contributor Linnette Teo, University of Washington Membrion’s key technology is in creating ion exchange membranes from inexpensive and widely available silica gel. Their membrane technology can be used for a variety of applications from batteries, to fuel cells, to water purification. Membranes typically work based solely on charge separation. However, […]

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July 17, 2019
2019 Showcase Presenting Company Recap – “Mitigating the Impact of Soil Pests with Directed Energy” with Lisi Global Inc.
Presented by Jason CrispRecap by guest-contributor Linnette Teo, University of Washington Lisi Global is an agriculture and energy firm with a specific focus on pest management. They use a directed energy system that delivers electricity to kill pests in the soil such as nematodes. To tailor treatment of the soil to specific pests or pathogens, […]

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July 17, 2019
2019 Showcase Presenting Company Recap – “WA Ferries: Gateway for a Regional Hydrogen Economy” with First Mode
Presented by Josh SweereRecap by guest-contributor Linnette Teo, University of Washington 67% of Washington State Department of Transportation’s greenhouse gas emissions come from its diesel powered ferries, with 26% of this from 3 specific vessels. Josh Sweere from FirstMode, a technology consultant company, proposed replacing diesel with fuel cells, and developing a regional hydrogen economy […]

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