May 1, 2014
Energy Savvy raises $7M to build energy efficiency software for utilities
By Emily Parkhurst, Puget Sound Business Journal Seattle startup EnergySavvy announced Thursday that it has raised $7 million, which the company intends to use to go on a hiring binge. San Francisco-based Prelude Ventures led the round. “The problem with energy efficiency is that it’s kind of hard to measure. There isn’t an energy efficiency meter,” […]

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April 25, 2014
Clean Energy Finance Through the Bond Market: A New Option for Progress
State and local bond finance represents a powerful but underutilized tool for future clean energy investment. For 100 years, the nation’s state and local infrastructure finance agencies have issued trillions of dollars’ worth of public finance bonds to fund the construction of the nation’s roads, bridges, hospitals, and other infrastructure—and literally built America. Now, as clean […]

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April 25, 2014
Plum Energy Steps Up to Displace Diesel with LNG
Strategic investment from Avista Corp. to support growth SEATTLE, WA – April 23, 2014: Plum Energy, LLC, which is engaged in the development  of small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) value chains, today announced an investment from Avista Capital, a subsidiary of Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA).  Avista Corp. is a Spokane, Wash.- based energy company involved in […]

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April 23, 2014
WWU teams wins $10,000 at UW Environmental Innovation Challenge
A team of six Western Washington University students won $10,000 for their NOVA Solar Window plan at the 6th Annual Environmental Innovation Challenge on Thursday, April 3 at the Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall.  The Western team won the $5,000 second-place prize sponsored by Puget Sound Energy and the $5,000 Clean Energy Prize sponsored by the […]

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April 16, 2014
Celebrate Earth Day at SPU with “Evergreen: The Washington Clean Tech Story”
Save the date! April 22, 2014 | 3:30 PM | Seattle Pacific University, Otto Miller Hall, 3469 Third Ave West, Seattle Guest lecture and media presentation: “Sustainable Solutions” The transformative business case for sustainability – explained! and Hal Calbom, Sustainable Media Group, “Evergreen: The Washington Clean Tech Story” Admission is free. Networking reception following at […]

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April 15, 2014
GreenAngel Energy Appoints New Directors
Vancouver, BC – April 15, 2014 – GreenAngel Energy Corp. (“GreenAngel”) (TSX-V: GAE) is pleased to announce that it has appointed two new directors to its board, Ms. Thealzel Lee and Mr. Mike Walkinshaw. Thealzel Lee has over 30 years in leadership, organizational and entrepreneurial roles as a business and marketing strategist and as a retail franchise […]

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April 9, 2014
Offshore Wind Advances in Rhode Island, Texas and Georgia
Originally published by Clean Technica The United States may lag behind Europe and China when it comes to building offshore wind farms and connecting them to the grid, but there’s one aspect of the industry we remain very competitive in – announcing prospective projects. While the installed total capacity of offshore wind is now over 7,000 megawatts (MW) worldwide, […]

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April 7, 2014
Wind Power Has Cut U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions By 4.4%
By Kate Sheppard, Huffington Post The growth of wind power in the United States is putting a significant dent in emissions, according to a forthcoming report from the American Wind Energy Association. Wind generation avoided 95.6 million metric tons of carbon dioxide in 2013, which is equivalent to taking 16.9 million cars off the road. […]

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April 7, 2014
Korvata Wins $10,000 Grand Prize at UW Environmental Innovation Challenge
$27,500 Awarded to Entrepreneurial Student Innovators April 3, 2014 – The annual UW Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC), now in its sixth year, challenges interdisciplinary student teams to define an environmental problem, develop a solution, produce a prototype, and create a business summary that demonstrates the commercial viability of their product, process or service. 23 teams were selected […]

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April 3, 2014
DOE Refreshes $16B Green Car Loan Program
The U.S. government’s controversial green car loan program is getting a makeover, which could unleash its remaining $16 billion in allocated funds. During an event Wednesday, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced that the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) Loan Program, which allocated loans to green automakers between 2009 and 2011, will be improved in a […]

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