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September 29, 2021
The ecoDemonstrator Advances Aviation Innovation and Discovery
Source: Mel Clark, the Morning Consult, August 4, 2021 The future of commercial air travel was on display in Washington, D.C., as part of a limited tour in the United States and abroad. The Boeing ecoDemonstrator program pushes the boundaries of innovation in aerospace by taking new technologies out of a lab setting and putting them to […]

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July 13, 2021
CleanTech Innovation Showcase Presenting Company Track #3 Recap
Presenting Companies during the Morning Session: Track #3 at the 2021 CleanTech Alliance Innovation Showcase featured three presenters that focused on Energy Efficiency Solutions: Oxygen8, Allumia, and WHYGRENE. James Dean, the CEO of Oxygen8, went first and talked about the importance of indoor air quality. Experts recommend that we should increase our air filtration rates […]

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July 13, 2021
CleanTech Innovation Showcase Presenting Company Track #2 Recap
Presenting Companies during the Morning Session: Track #2 at the 2021 CleanTech Alliance Innovation Showcase featured three presenters that focused on Battery Innovation:  Moment Energy, Ecellix, and Astrolabe Analytics. Edward Chiang, Co-Founder and CEO of Moment Energy, presented on what his company is doing in the battery innovation space. Chang emphasized how critical energy storage […]

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July 13, 2021
CleanTech Innovation Showcase Presenting Company Track #1 Recap
Presenting Companies during the Morning Session: Track #1 at the 2021 CleanTech Innovation Showcase featured three presenters that focused on Energy Capture/Generation: STARS Technology Corporation, Solaires Enterprises Inc., and HydroBee. Robert Wegeng, President and CEO of STARS Technology Corporation, presented on STARS’ chemical transformers and the clean renewable hydrogen grid. Wegeng went into depth on […]

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June 9, 2021
June 2021 Breakfast Recap
Full video “Alaska is a global leader in renewable-powered microgrids,” said Gwen Holdmann at the CleanTech Alliance’s June Breakfast, sponsored by Perkins Coie. On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, Gwen Holdmann from the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, an applied energy research program based at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, spoke to the CleanTech Alliance […]

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Member News

October 12, 2021
BattGenie Member Profile
The CleanTech Alliance is conducting a series of member profiles to highlight our new and renewing members. Our fourth profile is on Battgenie.

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September 29, 2021
The ecoDemonstrator Advances Aviation Innovation and Discovery
Source: Mel Clark, the Morning Consult, August 4, 2021 The future of commercial air travel was on display in Washington, D.C., as part of a limited tour in the United States and abroad. The Boeing ecoDemonstrator program pushes the boundaries of innovation in aerospace by taking new technologies out of a lab setting and putting them to […]

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August 6, 2021
Grid Resiliency Q&A #3
The CleanTech Alliance is continuing to spotlight grid resiliency, as it remains a top-of-mind issue for many Americans.

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July 19, 2021
Grid Resiliency Q&A #2
Grid resiliency continues to be a top priority for consumers and utilities alike. From the heat wave that pushed the Pacific Northwest's grid to the limit to California wildfires once again pushing the state closer to blackouts, grid resiliency remains a salient issue.

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Public Policy

October 19, 2021
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, October 19, 2021 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 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 […]

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October 18, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation (CETA) Bulletin- October 18
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, October 18, 2021 UTC requests comments on draft CETA rule Last week the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) published a request for comments on draft rule text to interpret the provisions in CETA that require utilities to “use electricity” that is renewable or non-emitting. Commerce is not updating its draft rule language (PDF) on […]

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October 12, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- October 12
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, October 12, 2021 Notice of request for comments The Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) today published a request for comments on draft rule text to interpret the provisions in CETA that require utilities to “use electricity” that is renewable or non-emitting (Docket UE-210183).  Find information here on the UTC website. Commerce is not updating […]

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October 5, 2021
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, October 5, 2021 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by […]

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September 28, 2021
New round of State Project Improvement grants now open
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 28, 2021 Up to $4.5 million available for energy retrofits in public buildings Commerce is now accepting applications for over $4.5 million in grants through the Energy Retrofits for Public Buildings – State Project Improvement (SPI) Grants program. Deadline: Phase 1 applications are due at 4 p.m. Oct. 20, […]

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Opportunities

August 12, 2021
Attention marine clean tech startups and entrepreneurs
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, August 12, 2021 New BlueTech/CleanTech Innovation Cohort forming now, applications due Aug. 20. The Northwest Innovation Resource Center, in partnership with the CleanTech Alliance and Washington Maritime Blue, is convening a cohort of blue tech/clean tech innovators and early stage startups in northwest Washington. Cohort members will have access to […]

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June 15, 2021
Up to $5.3 million in funding available for Grants to Non-profit Lenders
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 15, 2021 Commerce has announced a Request for Applications (RFA) for non-profit lenders interested in operating a revolving loan fund program. Through the Clean Energy Fund, Commerce provides grants to non-profit lenders who connect small businesses, non-profits, multi-family building owners, and homeowners with low cost financing for clean energy […]

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June 7, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- June 7
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 7, 2021 Announcements June 9 joint workshop is cancelled to allow time for stakeholder discussion Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) have cancelled Wednesday’s workshop, which would have covered interpretation of the electricity “use” provision in RCW 19.405.040(1)(a). This action is at the request on June 4, […]

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June 3, 2021
Energy Retrofits for Public Buildings Program update
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 3, 2021 Coming Soon: Solar Grants! Our solar grant funding opportunity is coming soon. Solar Grants provide competitive funding to install solar at existing public buildings and facilities, such as schools, hospitals, civic buildings, and wastewater treatment plants. Solar Grants cut energy costs, reduce pollution, and showcase solar in […]

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