Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a family of chemicals used since the 1950s to manufacture stain-resistant, water-resistant, and non-stick products. Over time, some PFAS released from manufacturing sites, landfills, firefighting foam, and other products seep into surface soils. From there, PFAS leaches into groundwater and can contaminate drinking water. the Department of Health (department) developed draft recommendations for state action levels (SAL) for five PFAS detected in Washington drinking water. We will discuss what the State is recommending, how you may test for PFAS in your system and how the PFAS state action level could impact your system. Register…
This inaugural Women’s Clean Energy Wednesday webinar, co-hosted with the US Government’s Power Africa initiative, is spotlighting Rwanda because there are few places in the world where the challenge of providing access to energy is as great, and where women play such a key leadership role in ensuring that these challenges are overcome. Women are at the helm of some of the most innovative companies and government institutions in charge of the country’s energy development. Some of these female leaders will join us to discuss the essential role that women play in ensuring Rwanda’s clean energy future and share lessons they’ve learned as pioneers in their field. Register…
The Energy Leadership Summit is the region’s must-attend clean energy event. Presented jointly by the CleanTech Alliance and the Northwest Environmental Business Council, this unique event connects policy with practice and addresses the industry’s current challenges and future opportunities. Join us in exploring the nexus of energy, climate change, and the region’s economy with more than 400 industry leaders and policymakers from across the Northwest. The Energy Leadership Summit will provide an unmatched forum for learning, networking, and business development in the Northwest.
Northwest Energy Efficiency Council | Fall Conference, November 19, 2020 |Portland
TESC 2020 Transactive Energy Systems Conference & Workshop| December 9-10, 2020 |Online
Digitization, decarbonization, and democratization are driving the most dramatic changes to the electricity grid since Tesla and Edison. State and local policy makers have pledged to meet their energy needs with 100% carbon neutral energy, including new efforts to electrify heating, transportation, and industrial sectors. With this transformation come new challenges and complexity in managing the grid that must be addressed concurrently.
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