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2021 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 13

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Week Thirteen Week 13 is now complete and the 2021 Legislative Session is winding down. Sunday, April 11th, is the final day for bills, other than those deemed necessary to implement the budget, to pass the opposite chamber from where they were introduced in order to keep advancing this session.

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How many jobs could Governor Inslee’s Climate Commitment Act (CCA) create?

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Source: The Washington Business Alliance, March 25, 2021 According to a recent report, the CCA (SB 5126) would not only protect jobs but also generate up to 195,000 full-time-equivalent job-years and generate up to $13 billion in employee compensation through 2030.

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2021 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 12

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Week Twelve Monday, April 5th marks the 85th day of the 105-day legislative session. Friday, April 2nd was the opposite house fiscal cutoff where all bills that are still in play needed to be voted out of their opposite house fiscal committee to stay alive.

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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.

The CleanTech Alliance is Now Hiring!

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The CleanTech Alliance is now hiring a full-time Program Coordinator

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Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- April 12, 2021

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Source: Washington Department of Commerce, April 12, 2021 Announcements Public hearing for Phase 3 rules 1 p.m. PST, Wednesday, April 28 Commerce will be holding a public hearing on a proposed rule to define two terms used in CETA: energy assistance need and low-income. The hearing is at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28. The proposed rule defines […]. Industry News Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin public hearing rulemaking

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2021 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 10

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Week Ten As week 10 comes to a close, we now have less than 40 days remaining in this legislative session. This week was full of committee hearings which will continue through next week until the policy committee cutoff for the opposite house on Friday, March 26th.

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Perkins Coie Breakfast: Idaho National Labs’ Clean, Integrated Energy Systems and Nuclear Power

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with Corey K. McDaniel! Only on April 14

Apply to Present at the 2021 Innovation Showcase!

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Get noticed at the biggest CleanTech Event of the Summer

2021 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 9

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Week Nine This week the legislature cleared its first major hurdle, the House of Origin cutoff, with Tuesday the deadline for bills to move out of the chamber in which they were introduced.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative.is, VirtualGaia.com, 7Vortex.com; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Chief Storyteller, The Climate 4.0 Project

Join our amazing panelists, 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.

2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report- Week 8

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Week Eight Week eight is now complete and we are 57 days into the 105 day 2021 legislative session. This week was filled with floor action in both chambers. The House and Senate have until Tuesday March 9th, to vote bills out of their House of Origin. At this point there have been a total […].

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Welcome to the CleanTech Alliance – Jennifer Audet

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Jennifer provides strategic leadership for all public-facing aspects of the CleanTech Alliance, which she joined in 2021. As Senior Manager, she is excited to address the pressing issue of climate change by advancing understanding, inspiring action, and creating communities of change. Previously, Jennifer developed and implemented diplomatic outreach and advocacy initiatives in the U.S. for […]. Alliance News

2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report- Week 7

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Week Seven Week seven is now complete and we are approximately one-third of the way through the 2021 legislative session. Following the fiscal committee cutoff on Monday both chambers spend the rest of the week on the floor voting on bills.

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Commerce awards $3.7 million for solar installations benefitting low-income communities

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Clean energy projects will reduce energy burden for low-income households and nonprofit housing providers Source: Washington Department of Commerce, February 25, 2021 The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $3.7 million in grants for nine solar energy projects across the state.

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Virtual CleanTech Day in Olympia Recap

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On January 27, 2021, the CleanTech Alliance hosted its first-ever Virtual CleanTech Day. The annual advocacy day included a wide variety of speakers and panelists as well as networking and the opportunity to schedule a meeting with your legislator.

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2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report- Week 6

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Week Six Week six is now complete and the Legislature continues to move through the virtual legislative process. Monday was the policy committee cutoff, meaning bills must have been voted out of their policy committees in order to stay alive this session.

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Perkins Coie Breakfast Series: Campus-Scale Sustainability

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March 10 - featuring The Evergreen State College's Scott Morgan

2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report- Week 5

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Week Five The first several weeks of the session have been devoted to introducing and holding hearings on bills, however we are now approaching the next phase of session.

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Energy Northwest, Grant County PUD and X-energy announce TRI Energy Partnership

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Source: Energy Northwest, April 1, 2021 RICHLAND, Wash. Today, Energy Northwest, Grant County Public Utility District and X-energy, LLC signed a memorandum of understanding establishing a mutual partnership to support the development and commercial demonstration of the country’s first advanced nuclear reactor. The partners will collaborate and share resources to evaluate their mutual goal […]. Industry News Member News energy northwest press release TRI energy partnership

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Biden Administration Unveils The American Jobs Plan

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Today the Biden administration unveiled the American Jobs Plan. The American Jobs Plan is an investment in America that will create millions of good jobs, rebuild our country’s infrastructure, and position the United States to out-compete China. As reported by Axios, some of the initial spending will include: $621 billion for standard physical infrastructure such as […]. Industry News Member News Public Policy american jobs plan federal infrastructure package federal policy infrastructure

David Logsdon, Seattle City Light

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

Boeing partners with Public Health Seattle & King County on Auburn vaccine clinic

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Source: Boeing, March 29, 2021 Earlier this week Seattle & King County began providing expanded access to the COVID-19 vaccine through a new mass vaccination site at the Outlet Collection shopping center in Auburn. Our neighbors in South King County have been impacted by the pandemic to a higher degree than many of the surrounding communities, […]. Member News boeing COVID-19 member news member recognition vaccines

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Southwest Airlines Orders 100 Boeing 737 MAX Jets, Plus 155 Options

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Source: Boeing, March 29, 2021 Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Southwest Airlines today announced the carrier will continue to build its business around the 737 MAX family with a new order for 100 airplanes and 155 options across two models. The deal comes after a multi-year fleet evaluation by Southwest and means that Boeing and its suppliers […]. Member News boeing member news member recognition

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2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report- Week 4

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Source: Brad Boswell, February 6, 2021 Week Four The fourth week of the 2021 Legislative Session is now complete.

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Zappy Hour – The Miller Community Solar Microgrid

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Starting April 19, register now

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2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report- Week 3

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Source: Brad Boswell, January 31, 2021 Week Three The legislature has now completed three weeks of the scheduled fifteen week 2021 session. This week was filled with virtual committee hearings, executive sessions, and floor action.

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2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report: Week 2

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Source: Brad Boswell, January 23, 2021 Week Two The second week of the 105 day 2021 Legislative Session is now complete. This week was full of virtual committee hearings and executive sessions.

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2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report: Week 1

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Source: Brad Boswell, January 16, 2021 Week One Today marks the end of the first week of the 2021 Legislative Session in Washington. On Monday several legislators came to a largely empty Capitol Campus to take an in-person vote to adopt rules to allow for a virtual session.

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Hear how Matidor Technologies adapted their core technology to serve COVID-19 and other disaster response situations

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?Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020 Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Pacific Location: Online Matidor is a new kind of team collaboration platform that combines intuitive portfolio management with powerful, user-friendly mapping.

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2021 Policy Update Panel – The Road Ahead

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A pragmatic policy outlook for 2021

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Preparing Your Cleantech Business for Acquisition (Guest Member Post)

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Source: Michael Frantz, CFP®, UBS Financial Services, Inc. The popularity of net-zero carbon emissions goals combined with the current low interest rate environment may provide tailwinds for merger & acquisition (M&A) activity. Given this landscape, it could be worthwhile for cleantech owners and entrepreneurs to plan for their firms to be acquisition targets. Business owners […].

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Virtual CleanTech Day in Olympia

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January 20, 2021, learn about the policy outlook in Olympia and meet with legislators

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March 2021 Breakfast Recap- Campus Scale Sustainability with Scott Morgan

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On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 audience members at the CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series sponsored by Perkins Coie learned about campus sustainability. After a word from Susan Betcher from Perkins Coie, our sponsor. Deborah Stamm from the Emerald Initiative talked about how they’re not only building better buildings but improving communities. They focus on projects that […]. Alliance News breakfast recap breakfast series campus sustainability scott morgan virtual breakfast

Good Carbons Gift Fair and Happy Hour

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Network at our event and pick up some carbon-conscious gifts for the holidays

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Zappy Hour! Seattle City Light’s Grid Modernization Plan & Equity with Uzma Siddiqi

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Join us March 15! Alliance News

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Impact BioEnergy Wins King County’s Exporting Small Business of the Year Award

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Source: King County, September 27, 2019 The U.S. Census Bureau of Labor Statistics reported there were 71,070 non-farm firms with employees in King County during 2010, and 95% of these had 50 or fewer employees. The challenges to operating a small business are infinite and often daunting, but the collective contributions of small businesses are […]. Industry News Member News

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AgTech & the Circular Economy Conference

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Join us to learn more about these critical fields. Only on March 18th! Alliance News

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The Energy Leadership Summit is Back!

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Energy Leadership Summit Award Winner Profile #4- Tony Usibelli

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In preparation for this year’s Energy Leadership Summit, we’re profiling previous award winners to detail their experiences and to share what winning an Energy Leadership Award meant to them.

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Commentary: Insect Farming – Smart Investment in a World of Climate & Pandemic Challenges

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By Steven Klein, Principal at Klein Tech Advisors Group and Private Equity Investor, April 6, 2020. It is hard to find a business sector that has not been negatively impacted by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Much value has vanished almost instantaneously in global stock indexes, currencies, bonds, and commodities. However, as consumers rush to the […]. Commentary