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April 3, 2020
Board of Directors Survey Summary
This past week, the CleanTech Alliance sent out an anonymous survey to its Board of Directors to gauge how the organization should proceed in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. With 39 responses to date, we highlighted and summarized the most relevant feedback below. We received 25 open ended responses to the question ‘should we change […]

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March 30, 2020
CleanTech Alliance Board Member, Joe Goggin
March 30, 2020 20 years of account management, territory sales, field sales, marketing, technical project/program management, product management, business development and sales experience supporting telecommunications infrastructure and industrial plant process equipment. Resilient and malleable, cross functional leader with an ingrained sense of urgency and corporate responsibility.

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March 26, 2020
CleanTech Health Trust Benefits Relevant to COVID-19: Leave of Absence
During these uncertain times, it may be difficult to know how to manage your professional and personal needs.  Accessing quality information about COVID 19, the resources available to you as a Washington employer, and how to successfully navigate through all of this change can be a challenge.  Our Health Trust expert is Nathan Edmondson. He […]

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March 16, 2020
Weekly UTC Bulletin, March 16, 2020
Source: UTC, March 16, 2020. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation.   The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their electricity from renewable or non-carbon-emitting sources by 2045.   Over the next two years, the commission will conduct numerous […]

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Member News

April 3, 2020
Board of Directors Survey Summary
This past week, the CleanTech Alliance sent out an anonymous survey to its Board of Directors to gauge how the organization should proceed in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. With 39 responses to date, we highlighted and summarized the most relevant feedback below. We received 25 open ended responses to the question ‘should we change […]

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April 3, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network April 3 Newsletter
Source: Clean Energy Business Network, April 3, 2020 Don’t miss a valuable webinar next week from Weave, a CEBN member, on resources to support businesses through COVID-19. This week, SBA is now accepting applications for its Paycheck Protection Program, BCSE releases a Minnesota Energy Factsheet, and Pelosi signals a limited phase four package.   FEATURED CONTENTSBA Paycheck Protection applications […]

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March 31, 2020
SnoPUD Earns ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence
Source: SnoPUD, March 31, 2020 EVERETT, Wash. – Snohomish County PUD was recently honored with a 2020 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence for its promotion efforts in expanding energy-efficiency outreach to hard-to-reach customers and delivering 65,000 ENERGY STAR-certified products to nearly 20,000 households. “This award is an honor and a reflection of the hard work […]

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March 31, 2020
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin-March 31
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, March 31, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and […]

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Public Policy

April 3, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network April 3 Newsletter
Source: Clean Energy Business Network, April 3, 2020 Don’t miss a valuable webinar next week from Weave, a CEBN member, on resources to support businesses through COVID-19. This week, SBA is now accepting applications for its Paycheck Protection Program, BCSE releases a Minnesota Energy Factsheet, and Pelosi signals a limited phase four package.   FEATURED CONTENTSBA Paycheck Protection applications […]

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March 31, 2020
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin-March 31
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, March 31, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and […]

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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 26, 2020
Defining Essential Businesses in WA
The Washnigton state response continues to evolve, and the essential business question is front and center right now: What is an essential business? There is a new portal that all businesses should reference. Previous email addresses used for essential business inquiries are now closed. All inquiries should go through the link below: Thank you and […]

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March 25, 2020
State regulators fast track $51 million in refunds to keep Avista customer rates steady
Source: UTC, March 25, 2020 OLYMPIA, Wash. –The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission today approved a rate increase for Avista Corporation electric and natural gas customers, but fast-tracked a number of customer refunds to hold rates down this year, when many customers are facing economic uncertainty due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. As a result, […]

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Opportunities

March 30, 2020
Opportunity: Clean Energy Transition Institute Research Analyst
Source: Clean Energy Transition Institute, March 30, 2020 About this Position With direction from the Executive Director, the Research Analyst will be responsible for researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting studies, policies, and data related to deep decarbonization. The Research Analyst will scour a wide range of information sources and condense large amounts of information to […]

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March 30, 2020
Opportunity: Clean Energy Transition Institute Program Manager
Source: Clean Energy Transition Institute, March 30, 2020 About this Position As part of the team charting a path to deep decarbonization, the Program Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the Institute’s projects are carefully planned and completed on time and within budget. Initial projects include managing the Washington state contract to provide technical […]

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March 30, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin – March 30
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, March 30, 2020 Announcements Comment opportunity on thermal renewable energy credit (T-RECs) draft language Commerce is now accepting comments on draft rule language for T-RECs. T-RECs represent the use of biomass energy for a secondary (non-power generation) purpose in a combined heat and power facility. These are an alternative compliance […]

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March 24, 2020
Help From Manufacturers: Can You Provide Needed Products?
Manufacturers are directed to one of three places on DES’ website: To arrange bulk donations of specified items please fill out this form and send it to PPEDonation@des.wa.gov. If you have Personal Protective Equipment that can be made available, here is the Purchasing/procurement link. Definitions of what is included can be found here. If you […]

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March 17, 2020
Clean Buildings Initiative Bulletin – March 16
Source: WA Department of Commerce, March 16, 2020 March 18 Clean Buildings Workshop Is CancelledThere will be no Clean Buildings workshop on March 18. Commerce continues to process comments received to date on the State’s Clean Buildings Law rulemaking effort and to develop proposed rule language based on ASHRAE Standard 100. In an effort to […]

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