CleanTech Alliance

Market Assessment RFP Priority Due Date: August 5, 2022

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance is soliciting proposals from contractors interested in providing an assessment and analysis of the market opportunities of the Northwest region with emphasis on Washington State strengths, potential impact of technologies, processes and services that facilitate the decarbonization of the built environment.

Energy Workforce Convening in Washington

CleanTech Alliance

Washington State is a leader in bringing forth new clean energy systems to meet our climate goals. To facilitate growth in the energy sector, modernize the grid, and adapt to new, innovative clean energy sources, Washington will need a trained, diverse, and distributed workforce.

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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.

Market Research for Clean Technology/ Energy Workforce Need

CleanTech Alliance

RFP Priority Due Date: August 19, 2022 The CleanTech Alliance is soliciting proposals from experienced individuals or firms (“Proposer” or “Proposers”) interested in providing a detailed workforce needs survey of clean technology, energy, and research partners across Washington state. Click here for more info. Alliance News opportunity RFP workforce event

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.

Perkins Coie Lunch Series -The Inflation Reduction Act’s Impact on the Clean Energy Industry

CleanTech Alliance

Join us now for lunch on Sept 14th to learn more about the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the most aggressive climate investment taken by Congress, which invests $369 billion into measures to fight climate change, boost energy security, and lower electricity costs for consumers

2022 CleanTech Advocacy Day- January 31

CleanTech Alliance

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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Sept. 2022 – The Inflation Reduction Act’s Impact on the Clean Energy Industry

CleanTech Alliance

Tune in to watch the video recording of our past September 14th’s Perkins Coie Lunch Series event on “The Inflation Reduction Act’s Impact on the Clean Energy Industry.” Learn more about the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the most aggressive climate investment taken by Congress, which invests $369 billion into measures to fight climate change, boost energy […

Oct. 6: Offshore Wind Development on the West Coast

CleanTech Alliance

Join us on Thursday, October 6th for a K&L Gates Debate on the topic of Offshore Wind Development on the West Coast! We are returning back in-person at the Fourth and Madison Conference Room. Uncategorized clean energy clean tech clean technology cleantech K&L Gates K&L Gates Debate offshore wind Offshore Wind Development Debate Offshore Wind Development on the West Coast

Washington Workforce Energy Convening Event Recap

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance and Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy convened last month to develop solutions to help build the diverse, highly skilled workforce for Washington State’s clean energy workforce.

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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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- September 1

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, September 1, 2022 Public meeting on Clean Fuels Program forecast Washington’s Clean Fuel Standard will cut statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 4.3 million metric tons a year by 2038 and stimulate economic development in low carbon fuel production. These goals are accomplished by requiring fuel suppliers to reduce the carbon intensity […]. Public Policy ceta rulemaking weekly clean energy bulletin

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Meet Our 2022 Presenting Companies

CleanTech Alliance

Learn more about our 2022 Presenting Companies below! Click here to register for the 2022 CleanTech Innovation Showcase. Selected Presenting Companies Blue-O Technology: Blue-O Technology was established in 2010 dedicating our research and development to clean technologies for our living planet.

David Logsdon, Seattle City Light

CleanTech Alliance

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

2022 CleanTech Innovation Showcase

CleanTech Alliance

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Pacific Bell Harbor International Conference Center

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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Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- August 23

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, August 23, 2022 Request for energy assistance funding targets Deadline: Friday, Sept. 9 Commerce is requesting utilities submit their 2030 and 2050 energy assistance targets under RCW 19.405.120(4)(iii). It was Commerce’s understanding during the last energy assistance data review process that utilities had not calculated their targets and Commerce offered […]. Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin rulemaking weekly bulletin

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Join the BUILT Cluster

CleanTech Alliance

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

May 11 Perkins Coie Breakfast Series Event

CleanTech Alliance

Speakers will explore emerging opportunities to reduce carbon emissions and operating costs, as well as to generate revenue through diverse co-products.

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Become a Member!

CleanTech Alliance

Learn about the benefits of being a CleanTech Alliance member

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

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, August 10, 2022 Submit utility data review by Aug. 12 deadline Commerce is completing its initial aggregation of utility energy assistance reports which asks utilities to review the aggregation file to ensure it accurately: Reflects the utility data submissions; and Verifies the reported low-income programs meet the definition of […]. Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin clean energy rulemaking weekly bulletin

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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

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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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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Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- July 27

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, July 27, 2022 Energy assistance report workshops scheduled Commerce has scheduled three public workshops to inform the development of its first biennial report on energy assistance under RCW 19.405.120(6). Environmental justice organizations, utilities, low-income advocates, climate advocates, and members of the public are encouraged to attend these upcoming workshops and participate in […].

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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Grid Resiliency Q&A #2

CleanTech Alliance

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

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

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- July 8

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, July 8, 2022 Commerce files final set of CETA rules Commerce submitted its permanent rule order (CR-103) with the Office of the Code Reviser on June 17. This marks the end of the agency’s rulemaking on Washington state’s 100% clean electricity law, the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA). The rules ensure […]. Public Policy ceta rulemaking weekly bulletin

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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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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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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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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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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.

2022 CleanTech Innovation Showcase Agenda 

CleanTech Alliance

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Pacific Time Bell Harbor International Conference Center, Seattle, WA 8:00 AM | Registration + Continental Breakfast 9:00 AM | Welcome + Morning Keynote + Q&A Decarbonizing the Built Environment Mel Clark, President & CEO, CleanTech Alliance Stephanie Scott, Innovation Cluster Accelerator Program Director, Washington State Department of […

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

2021 Energy Leadership Achievement Award Winners

CleanTech Alliance

The award winners were announced at this year's Energy Leadership Summit on November 9th

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