September 11, 2020
COVID-19’s Impact on CleanTech Employment
COVID-19 has negatively impacted employment in every sector, but the clean energy sector has been hit particularly hard, losing over 620,000 jobs in the US, according to a recent E2 study. The analysis of Department of Labor data found that 620,590 workers in clean energy occupations, representing 18.5% of the industry’s workforce, filed for unemployment […]

Learn more

August 3, 2020
Member Profile #5- Jimmy Jia
CleanTech Alliance member Jimmy Jia shares how he’s adapting to and overcoming the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to inspire and connect our members in these difficult times, the CleanTech Alliance is publishing a series of profiles to highlight how are members are adjusting to this new normal. You can read […]

Learn more

July 10, 2020
Member Profile #4- Leif Elgethun, Retrolux
CleanTech Alliance member Leif Elgethun shares how his company Retrolux is adapting to and overcoming the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to inspire and connect our members in these difficult times, the CleanTech Alliance is publishing a series of profiles to highlight how are members are adjusting to this new normal. […]

Learn more

June 10, 2020
Member Profile #3- Russ Weed, CleanTech Strategies
CleanTech Alliance member Russ Weed of CleanTech Strategies shares how he’s adapting to and overcoming the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to inspire and connect our members in these difficult times, the CleanTech Alliance is publishing a series of profiles to highlight how are members are adjusting to this new normal. […]

Learn more

June 9, 2020
PNNL Waives Fee to Test-Drive Portfolio of Intellectual Property
Source: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, June 9, 2020 RICHLAND, Wash. – As businesses of all sizes weather today’s tough economy, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is offering its entire portfolio of patented technologies on a research trial basis—at no cost—to spur economic development and ultimately create new jobs. Dozens of technologies could be deployed across […]

Learn more

May 6, 2020
Washington Coronavirus Response
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 6, 2020 The Business and Workers update is a weekly newsletter providing news and information to help businesses and workers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The information is compiled by the state Economic Resiliency Team (ERT), part of the Joint Information Center at Camp Murray. Gov. Inslee announces Safe Start […]

Learn more

May 1, 2020
Member Profile #2- Michael Smith, Impact Bioenergy
Source: Michael Smith, May 1, 2020 CleanTech Alliance members are combating the coronavirus and adapting to its challenges every day.   In an effort to inspire and connect our members in these difficult times, the CleanTech Alliance is publishing a series of profiles to highlight how are members are adjusting to this new normal.  You can read our first profile on Eric […]

Learn more

April 29, 2020
PPP Progress Report
Source: US Small Business Administration, April 29, 2020 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Progress Report Yesterday morning the SBA resumed processing PPP loans with additional funding from the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act signed into law April 24. The following is a national snapshot progress report of PPP loan approvals made yesterday through this morning:   […]

Learn more

April 27, 2020
CEBN: Update on federal small business relief programs
Source: Clean Energy Business Network, April 27, 2020 We wanted to make sure you were aware of several updates impacting small businesses in light of recent congressional action. CEBN has updated its COVID-19 Small Business Resource Center to reflect new developments, and a summary of key updates are below: 1. Paycheck Protection Program Reopens: The Paycheck Protection Program reopened this morning with […]

Learn more

April 23, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network Newsletter- April 23
Source: Clean Energy Business Network, April 23, 2020  The CEBN has created a COVID-19 Small Business Resource Center, which aggregates federal, state, and other financial relief resources for businesses. We have also launched a survey to assess COVID-19 impacts to clean energy businesses and inform the path forward. This week, Congress approves a $484B COVID-19 package, CEBN […]

Learn more