CleanTech Events Calendar

Carbon and Electricity Markets Workgroup | January 15, 2020 | Olympia

The carbon and electricity markets workgroup will hold its initial meeting from 1 – 4 p.m. at the UTC hearing room at 621 Woodland Square Loop SE, Lacey, WA. Commerce and the UTC appointed the workgroup as provided in RCW 19.405.130. The meeting is open to the public, and a remote attendance option will be available. An agenda will be posted before the meeting.

Washington State Department of Commerce & Utilities & Transportation Commission Workshop | January 16, 2020 | Olympia

Methodologies for incorporating social cost of greenhouse gas emissions in utility planning, evaluation and acquisition.

CleanTech Alliance Government Affairs Committee | January 16 | Seattle/Phone (Members Only)

Guest Speaker:  Dave Danner, Chairman, Washington State Utilities & Transportation Commission, Contact Tom Ranken for more information.

CleanTech Group:  Clean Tech Forum San Francisco | January  27-29, 2020 | San Francisco, CA

As a true kick-off for the year ahead, this January gathering of global cleantech innovation community offers unique opportunities to learn, network, and get deals done. Since 2002, Cleantech Group has brought together leading corporate executives, startup and scale-up company CEOs, investors, government agencies, and other key innovation thinkers, supporters and enablers from all areas of resource innovation, all major industrial verticals, and from across the globe.  Register.

CleanTech Day 2020 | February 3, 2020 | Olympia, WA

CleanTech Alliance’s annual day in Olympia meeting with legislators, reception and board meeting

GLOBE 2020 | February 10-13, 2020 | Vancouver, BC

GLOBE will have five focused technology clusters, as well as numerous ‘general’ clean technology and environmental service exhibitors. The five Clusters are: Bio & Circular Economy, Clean Mobility, Carbon Productivity, Smart Cities, and Oceans & Plastics. Stay tuned for joining the CleanTech Alliance Delegation! This package will includes reduced rate passes and transportation.

Cleantech Venture Day | February 11-12, 2020 | London

Cleantech Venture Day has been a trailblazing event for the cleantech community since it started in 2006 in Finland, now also taking place in London. Over the last decade, more than 220 companies have pitched at Cleantech Venture Days and as much as 600 million euros has been invested as a result of the events.  Meet the leading cleantech startups, investors, corporates and other key-enablers from around the world to make valuable connections happen.  Information here.  Apply here.

Changing Trends in Energy Storage – Featuring Jud Virden | Tuesday, February 18, 2020 | Seattle, WA

Part of the CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series.  Dr. Jud Virden is Associate Laboratory Director for the Energy and Environment Directorate (EED) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). He leads a team of 1,000 staff in delivering science and technology solutions for energy and environmental challenges. These challenges include increasing our nation’s energy capacity; reducing dependence on imported oil; and detecting, mitigating and preventing the environmental impacts of legacy waste and energy generation and use. In fiscal year 2013, EED’s research sales to government and industry clients totaled $235 million.

CleanTech Alliance Government Affairs Committee | February 20 | Seattle/Phone (Members Only)

Contact Tom Ranken for more information.

22nd Power, Energy and Automation Conference PEAC 2020 | March 2-5, 2020 | Seattle, WA

Advancing the Grid: Data to Automation to Resiliency.  This is the first year PEAC will be held in Seattle ( and we are excited about the new venue and the opportunity it provides for more attendees and exhibitors. The keynote speaker will Dr. Damir Novosel, President of Quanta Energy.  Seattle Airport Marriott.  Abstract page.

Fighting Cancer with Energy Efficiency – Featuring Bob Cowan | March 11, 2020 | Seattle, WA

Part of the CleanTech Alliance Breakfast series.  Featuring Bob Cowan, Director of Facilities for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is responsible for day to day Operations, Maintenance and Repair of the beautiful, highly complex, world class, 1.6 million square foot, Fred Hutchinson Campus. The 15 building Campus, located in Sunny Seattle WA, is dedicated to both Cancer Research and Treatment, has over 4,000 staff and boast of 3 Nobel Prize winners amongst the staff.

CleanTech Alliance Government Affairs Committee | March 19 | Seattle/Phone (Members Only)

Contact Tom Ranken for more information.

Maritime Blue: Accelerating Innovation and Sustainability Panel | April 8, 2020 | Seattle, WA

Part of the CleanTech Breakfast Series. Featuring:

GoGreen Conference | April 9, 2020 | Seattle, WA

For 10 years, the conference has featured regionally targeted sustainability content and leaders from the community.  GoGreen works across industry silos to foster peer-to-peer learning and collaborative solutions.  View our most recent Conference Program and featured leaders Case Studies and Speakers.  More information here.

Green Transportation Summit & Expo | April 13-15, 2020 | Tacoma, WA

The 10th annual Green Transportation Summit & Expo (GTSE) is the region’s premier clean transportation mecca. This year’s conference breaks into new space with the inclusion of the U.S. EPA’s West Coast Collaborative Partner’s Meeting focusing on heavy-duty diesel reductions in major fleets across the continent, and the Mobility Summit West 2020 offering a glimpse into the future of mobility in the Americas. This year’s GTSE offers invaluable fleet technician training and general educational opportunities with information-packed sessions and seminars tailored to fleets and clean transportation stakeholders from the Pacific Northwest and across the country. Our GTSE maintains its staple fleet-focus as the intersection of policy, technology, practice and the future of mobility with a regional focus but using a national lens.

Early pricing ends January 17!

NREL:  Industry Growth Forum | April 29-30, 2020 | Denver, CO

NREL is the United States’ primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. The Industry Growth Forum is a program of NREL’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (IEC). The IEC fosters an ongoing and extensive connection with the early-stage business community to stimulate an innovative and entrepreneurial cleantech environment, facilitate robust access to capital for investors, and accelerate the commercialization of clean energy technologies.

CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series:  The Financing Arc | May 13, 2020 | Seattle, WA

Ag-tech company Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies (AST) manufactures and wholesales microbial inoculates for agricultural crops that were discovered and patent by an AST scientist. Their first product line is sold under various private labels and can increase the ability of crop plants to tolerate drought, salinity, and temperature stress. Hear directly from AST about the financing arc they followed – from founders to funders.  Speakers:

CleanTech Alliance:CleanTech Innovation Showcase | June 24, 2020 | Seattle, WA

The CleanTech Innovation Showcase brings the industry together to discuss the latest cleantech innovations, ideas and initiatives. The Showcase attracts industry leaders from across the U.S., Canada and beyond to see technology innovations and featured presentations from industry notables. The event truly is a who’s who of the cleantech industry. No other event gives you unprecedented access to industry leaders, decision makers, researchers, investors, policymakers, foreign business leaders, and the media!  Interested in previous Innovation Showcases? Check the links below:

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