April 2, 2019
CleanTech leaders to gather in Seattle from across the nation and world
CleanTech Alliance is announcing the sixth annual 2019 CleanTech Innovation Showcase at Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle on June 24—this year with participation from outside North America. For the first time ever, in partnership with the Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB), the Showcase will feature a second day innovation workshop dedicated to advancing cooperative energy projects across the west and with the federal government. The Showcase - will be especially important this year in light of proposed legislation to support Washington state’s transition to carbon-neutral energy by 2030 and carbon-free energy by 2045. The Showcase helps link policy, applied and basic research, and technology development to achieve a cleaner economy and environment locally and globally.

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November 20, 2013
Application Guidelines for Smart Grid Grants to Utilities
“$15,000,000 … is provided solely for grants to advance renewable energy technologies by public and private electrical utilities…The department shall work with utilities to offer matching grants for projects that demonstrate new smart grid technologies.” Funding will provide grants to competitively selected utilities. Utility vendors, researchers, and other organizations may partner with those utilities. The selected utility […]

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October 31, 2013
UPDATE: Federal Funds Matching for Research Institutions
As of this morning, the Washington Department of Commerce is launching the Federal Funds Matching component of the Clean Energy Fund, open to research institutions. You can read about it here: http://www.commerce.wa.gov/Programs/Energy/Office/Pages/CEF-federal-match.aspx Applications to the Federal Funds Matching component will be accepted on a rolling basis after 2pm on Thursday, November 14. Department of Commerce […]

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September 30, 2013
UPDATE: Clean Energy Funds
Update on Clean Energy and Public Buildings Funds Revolving Loan Fund Grants – Responses to RFP received. Review and selection process underway. Awardee announcement anticipated by Oct 14th. Smart Grid Grants to Utilities – Expert Advisory panel selected.   Draft RFP schedule delayed  –  updated timeline available in early October. Federal Grant Matching Funds – Consultation underway with […]

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September 5, 2013
Discount for WCTA Members to Washington’s Leading Clean Energy Conference
Returning for its fourth year, the Washington Future Energy Conference has become the state’s “must-attend” clean energy event. Presented by Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC) and the Washington State Department of Commerce, this unique conference provides an unmatched forum for learning, networking, and business development – bringing together those engaged or interested in the new […]

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