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Meet the 2022 Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator Cohort

CleanTech Alliance

Meet the 2022 Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator Cohort Wednesday, May 25, 2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST

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The Impact of Excessive Heat on the Power Grid

CleanTech Alliance

In June 2021, the Pacific Northwest suffered the worst heat wave in recorded history. Since record keeping began in 1894, only three days have ever recorded a temperature of over 100° F, but June 2021 had three consecutive days of temperatures over 100° F.

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2022 CleanTech Advocacy Day- January 31

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Save the date for our annual advocacy day on Monday, January 31 from 1:00-4:30pm PST. Our advocacy day will be virtual again this year, but we hope to return to Olympia in 2023. Public Policy

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Join the BUILT Cluster

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The BUILT Cluster leverages Washington's social and intellectual capital to accelerate, scale, & replicate sustainable & innovative planning, design, & construction practices/technologies

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

What to Know About Washington’s Cap and Invest Rulemaking

CleanTech Alliance

The Climate Commitment Act (CCA), which was passed by the Washington state legislature and signed into law by Gov. Inslee in 2021, is set to go into effect on January 1, 2023. Public Policy

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Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 26

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Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, May 26, 2022 CEIP data aggregation review closes June 3 Commerce has completed its initial aggregation of consumer-owned utility clean energy implementation plans (CEIP). The aggregate spreadsheet and a webinar on the agency’s aggregation process are available on the Compliance and Reporting webpage. Commerce is asking utilities and the public to review the aggregate […].

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- May 25

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Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, May 25, 2022 The UTC is at the forefront of clean energy transformation in Washington State. Stay up to date and get involved! May 27 Energy Decarbonization Pathways Engagement Meeting May 27 from 10 a.m. to noon – Energy Decarbonization Pathways Engagement Meeting – The UTC is holding a kick-off meeting to […]. Public Policy clean energy bulletin utc weekly bulletin

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Become a Member!

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Learn about the benefits of being a CleanTech Alliance member

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Commerce announces latest round of state investments in new and novel clean energy technology projects powered by diverse public-private partnerships

CleanTech Alliance

Competitive process identifies 10 proposed research, development and demonstration projects to receive $8.5 million in Clean Energy Fund grants. Public Policy cef clean energy fund commerce

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- May 17

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, May 17, 2022 May 27- Energy Decarbonization Pathways Engagement Meeting May 27 from 10 a.m. to noon – Energy Decarbonization Pathways Engagement Meeting – The UTC is holding a kick-off meeting to inform participants how to get involved and provide input. The meeting will also go over current energy use and emissions […]. Public Policy rulemaking utc utc clean energy bulletin

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 16

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 16, 2022 Second annual resource adequacy meeting scheduled June 17; Pre-meeting survey responses requested Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) will be hosting the second annual electric power resource adequacy meeting on Friday, June 17. The meeting will focus the current, short-term and long-term adequacy of energy […]. Public Policy ceta clean energy transformation act rulemaking weekly bulletin

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Water Infrastructure: Snake River Dam Removal Panel

CleanTech Alliance

Join us may 6 for an informative discussion on the future of the Snake River. Alliance News

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March 17 – Reframing the Discussion: Building a Better Future by Decarbonizing the Built Environment

CleanTech Alliance

The built environment is often overlooked as a key area in the transition to a clean energy, sustainable future; with more emphasis routinely placed on sectors like energy generation and use, transportation, and even agriculture.

2022 Washington State Legislative Session Report- End of Session Recap

CleanTech Alliance

2022 legislative session has officially adjourned. Public Policy 2022 session recap 2022 session report brad boswell report washington state legislature weekly session report

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May 19 – K&L Gates Debate

CleanTech Alliance

Speakers will explore the topic of Decarbonizing Transportation: Public and Private Sector Views on EV Charging Station Deployment. This event will be fully virtual! Uncategorized clean energy clean tech clean technology cleantech K&L Gates

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- May 10

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, May 10, 2022 Upcoming workshops, rulemakings, and other 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.

White House Recognizes Potential for Fusion Energy in March 17 Summit

CleanTech Alliance

On Thursday, March 17, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are hosting a summit titled Developing a Bold Decadal Vision for Commercial Fusion Energy.

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David Logsdon, Seattle City Light

CleanTech Alliance

David Logsdon is Seattle City Light’s Director of Electrification and Strategic Technology.

2022 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 7

CleanTech Alliance

Week seven was yet another busy week for the legislature as the opposite policy house committee cutoff was on Thursday. Public Policy brad boswell report Session washington state legislature weekly session report

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- May 3

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, May 3, 2022 Upcoming workshops, rulemakings, and other 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.

2022 Washington State Legislative Report-Week 4

CleanTech Alliance

We are now four weeks into session with only five more weeks to go. Public Policy 2022 session report brad boswell report washington state legislature weekly session report

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NW Innovation Resource Center and CleanTech Alliance Collaboration

CleanTech Alliance

2021 Bluetech/Cleantech Innovation Cohort Recap. Alliance News Uncategorized

2022 Washington State Legislative Report-Week 3

CleanTech Alliance

Week Three Week three of the short 60-day legislative session is complete, and we are now a third of the way through session. Next Thursday, February 3rd is the House of Origin Policy Cutoff where all bills without a fiscal impact must be out of their policy committee to stay alive in 2022.

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- April 26

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, April 26, 2022 Upcoming workshops, rulemakings, and other 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.

2022 Washington State Legislative Report-Week 2

CleanTech Alliance

Week Two January 17th, MLK Day marked the start of the second week of the legislative session. Both chambers started the week by honoring late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr by adopting resolutions on the floor.

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2022 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 1

CleanTech Alliance

Week One The first week of the 2022 legislative session is complete. The week began Monday with most legislators participating remotely.

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Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- April 21

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, April 21, 2022 Join clean energy implementation plan webinaron May 6 Commerce is hosting a webinar on consumer-owned utility clean energy implementation plans (CEIPs) submitted to the agency on Jan. 1, 2022. An aggregate spreadsheet of the CEIPs submitted by consumer-owned utilities will be presented. Consumer-owned utilities and the […]. Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin rulemaking weekly bulletin

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- April 19

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, April 19, 2022 Upcoming workshops, rulemakings, and other 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.

May 19 K&L Gates Debate

CleanTech Alliance

May 19 (hybrid event) – Decarbonizing Transportation: Public and Private Sector Views on EV Charging Station Deployment 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

2022 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 1

CleanTech Alliance

Pre-Session Preview Monday, January 10th, marks the first day of the 2022 legislative session. Biennial budget cycles last two years, and 2022 is the second half of the current cycle. This means the legislature will go into a short 60-day session that is scheduled to end on March 10th, 2022.

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Grid Resiliency Q&A #2

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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. With climate change accelerating extreme weather events and making them more frequent […]. Member News Public Policy grid grid resiliency grid resiliency spotlight Itron

April 2022 – Ocean Energy, Marine Fuels & the Blue Economy

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How do we define the Blue Economy? What are some of the decarbonization challenges currently facing the maritime industry? Furthermore, what role will ocean energy, especially offshore wind, play in emerging West Coast markets? Watch the event recording for a conversation about “Ocean Energy, Marine Fuels and the Blue Economy” featuring Jennifer States, VP of Projects & Strategy, Washington […].

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- April 12

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, April 12, 2022 Upcoming workshops, rulemakings, and other 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.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- April 11

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, April 11, 2022 Public hearing on proposed CETA rules scheduled April 27 Commerce will host a virtual public hearing on its proposed rules at 1 p.m. on April 27. The rules cover double counting, wholesale market transactions and storage accounting. Additional details and hearing information are posted on the CETA […]. Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin clean energy transformation act rulemaking weekly bulletin

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Governor Jay Inslee Releases Supplemental Budget

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Governor Jay Inslee’s Medium, December 16, 2021 Washington Governor Jay Inslee released his new, recommended supplemental operating, capital, and transportation budgets on Thursday, December 16th. Inslee’s budget proposal of $61.8

Perkins Coie Breakfast Series (12/15)

CleanTech Alliance

Join us on Dec. 15 from 8-9:30 AM PT learn about the challenges and possibilities of rural energy through the leadership of First Nation communities in Canada.

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Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- December 10

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, December 10, 2021 Commerce posts 2020 fuel mix disclosure reports Commerce has published the Washington electric utility 2020 fuel mix disclosure reports on the Fuel Mix Disclosures webpage.

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April 13 – Ocean Energy, Marine Fuels & the Blue Economy (Hybrid)

CleanTech Alliance

This April, join us for a conversation about "Ocean Energy, Marine Fuels and the Blue Economy" featuring Jennifer States, VP of Projects & Strategy, Washington Maritime Blue. Member News Opportunities

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Virtual CleanTech Day in Olympia 2021 – January 27

CleanTech Alliance

Virtual CleanTech Day has come and gone but you can watch a recording of the day here. This event offers CleanTech Alliance members an exclusive opportunity to engage and educate Washington State policymakers on the impact of clean technology research, innovation and jobs.

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- March 30

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, March 30, 2022 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their electricity from renewable or non-carbon-emitting sources by 2045.

Cascadia Innovation and Circular Economy Conference (12/7)

CleanTech Alliance

Join us on December 7 from 9:00-11:30 AM PST as we examine circular economy strategies across the transportation and logistics, plastics and packaging, and electronics/e-waste sectors