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October 15, 2020
October 2020 Hydrogen and Breakthrough Energy Storage Breakfast Recap
“Of all the applications for hydrogen energy, I’m most bullish on its marine applications,” said Andrew Coors at the CleanTech Alliance Virtual Breakfast Series, sponsored by  Perkins Coie. On Wednesday, October 14, Andrew Coors, the CEO of Steelhead Composites spoke to nearly 100 attendees about the various applications of hydrogen and breakthrough energy storage in […]

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January 25, 2021
2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report: Week 2
Source: Brad Boswell, January 23, 2021 Week Two The second week of the 105 day 2021 Legislative Session is now complete. This week was full of virtual committee hearings and executive sessions. Many bills directly related to COVID-19 response have been quickly moving through the legislative process including the Governor’s unemployment insurance bill, a bill […]

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January 19, 2021
2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report: Week 1
Source: Brad Boswell, January 16, 2021 Week One Today marks the end of the first week of the 2021 Legislative Session in Washington. On Monday several legislators came to a largely empty Capitol Campus to take an in-person vote to adopt rules to allow for a virtual session. Both the House and the Senate engaged […]

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January 11, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- January 11
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, January 11, 2021 Announcements Department of Ecology adopts CETA rules Ecology adopted a new rule Chapter 173-444 WAC Clean Energy Transformation Rule to implement parts of the Washington Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) related to energy transformation projects and determining the greenhouse gas emissions content in electricity. For more information, […]

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December 18, 2020
Commerce awards $9.8 million for electric vehicle charging infrastructure throughout the state
Source: Washington state Department of Commerce, December 17, 2020 The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $9.8 million in Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) grants for 14 projects in communities across the state. Priority was given to projects designed to close gaps in availability of EV charging infrastructure and aid communities disproportionately impacted by […]

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December 17, 2020
Commerce awards $9.8 million for electric vehicle charging infrastructure throughout the state
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, December 17, 2020 Projects prioritize communities underserved by EV infrastructure and those disproportionately impacted by climate change and pollution from transportation systems OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $9.8 million in Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) grants for 14 projects in communities across the state. […]

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Public Policy

January 25, 2021
2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report: Week 2
Source: Brad Boswell, January 23, 2021 Week Two The second week of the 105 day 2021 Legislative Session is now complete. This week was full of virtual committee hearings and executive sessions. Many bills directly related to COVID-19 response have been quickly moving through the legislative process including the Governor’s unemployment insurance bill, a bill […]

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January 19, 2021
2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report: Week 1
Source: Brad Boswell, January 16, 2021 Week One Today marks the end of the first week of the 2021 Legislative Session in Washington. On Monday several legislators came to a largely empty Capitol Campus to take an in-person vote to adopt rules to allow for a virtual session. Both the House and the Senate engaged […]

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January 8, 2021
PPP & EIDL Loans: What You Need to Know!
Congress renewed the PPP loan program on December 27th, and during the week of January 11th the program will reboot specifically for community financial institutions, followed by second-drawers on the 13th, and finally opening to all sometime in March. PPP loans have been a lifeline for many businesses, and we want the CleanTech Community to […]

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January 5, 2021
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, January 5, 2021 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their electricity […]

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January 4, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, January 4, 2021 Announcements Phase 2 of the CETA rules adopted Commerce formally adopted the second phase of its CETA rules on Dec. 29, 2020 to ensure the proper implementation and enforcement of the statute (Chapter 19.405 RCW). The rules were required to be submitted by Dec. 31, 2020. They […]

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Opportunities

October 20, 2020
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- October 20
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, October 20, 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […]

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October 13, 2020
Weekly UTC Bulletin- October 13
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, October 13, 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […]

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October 6, 2020
Weekly UTC Bulletin- October 6
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, October 6, 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […]

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October 5, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- October 5
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, October 5, 2020 Announcements Utility Energy Assistance Program Survey Commerce’s data survey tool for utility data collection on low-income energy assistance programs is available on the Energy Assistance under CETA webpage. Instructions (both PDF and Word versions) of the survey questions are also available on the webpage. The tool will remain […]

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