August 5, 2014
Funding Options Shrink for Early-Stage Cleantech Ventures
By Martin LaMonica, Originally published by Xconomy Seattle The term “cleantech” has gone through a rebranding. However it’s defined, though, investment in energy and natural resource-related startups continues. Just don’t expect venture capitalists to be writing all the checks. As a reporter, I chronicled the rush of venture capital in cleantech in the mid-to-late 2000s […]

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July 18, 2014
Washington State Ranks 7th in Cleantech
The 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, released Tuesday by research firm Clean Edge, tracks the the clean-tech activities of all 50 states and the 50 largest metro areas in the nation. by Matt Williams / July 17, 2014 For the fifth consecutive year California sits atop an index of clean-tech activity in the U.S., […]

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July 3, 2014
UW Breaks Last Year’s Record With 18 New Companies Formed
By Benjamin Romano, Xconomy Seattle The University of Washington spun out 18 startup companies in the fiscal year just ended, a record level that serves as a powerful counterpoint to recent criticism that its commercialization practices have over-emphasized revenue generation at the expense of other priorities. This year’s class of startups follows 17 spun out […]

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July 2, 2014
EnergySavvy Raises $8.25 Million
EnergySavvy, a Seattle startup that helps utilities implement energy-efficiency programs, has closed out its latest financing round at $8.25 million. The company had previously announced $7 million in early May, including cash from Prelude Ventures. New backers include EnerTech Capital and El Dorado Investment, a unit of PinnacleWest Capital, the investment arm of EnergySavvy customer […]

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July 1, 2014
Renewable Energy Saves Companies Over $1 Billion
By Jake Richardson, Clean Tecnica A recent report shows how Fortune 500 companies are using renewable energy to save hundreds of millions of dollars every year. Collectively, they are saving about $1.1 billion dollars, according to the report put out by Ceres, David Gardiner & Associates, Calvert Investments, and World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Some of the companies […]

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June 3, 2014
RFP: Sale of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) and Related Environmental Attributes
  Request for Proposals Department of Executive Services Finance and Business Operations Division Procurement and Contract Services Section 206-263-9400                    TTY Relay: 711 Advertised Date:June 3, 2014 Request for Proposal Title: Sale of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) and Related Environmental Attributes Requesting Dept./Div. King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks – Wastewater Treatment Division RFP […]

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June 3, 2014
2014 Siemens New Venture Forum
WHAT IS IT? The Siemens New Ventures Forum is a business plan showcase that allows entrepreneurs to present before an influential audience, engage with Siemens and accelerate partnership discussions, and network with the vibrant innovation ecosystem of the San Francisco Bay Area. WHY SHOULD I PARTICIPATE? Siemens TTB is an entrepreneurial gateway to our global parent company. Venture partnerships with us can […]

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May 20, 2014
Announcing 2014 Clean Tech Showcase Presenters
Media Contact: Emily Wicks May 20, 2014 Emily@wacleantech.org 206-718-1629   Washington Clean Technology Alliances Announces 2014 Clean Technology Showcase Presenters Selected companies provided exclusive opportunity to present clean technology products and expertise at inaugural event Seattle, Washington – Today, the Washington Clean Technology Alliance (WCTA) released its list of 2014 Clean Technology Showcase presenters. The […]

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May 16, 2014
'Green Investment Bank' Plan for Cleantech Projects
The Green Party says it would set up a $120 million “Green Investment Bank” to fund green tech projects, with the money to come from hiking oil and gas royalties. “The Green Investment Bank will be an enduring, government-owned, for-profit bank partnering with private sector to fund new projects ranging from renewable energy and biofuel […]

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