January 2024 Newsletter – NWEC Internships, New Montana Reps, and Columbia-Snake Agreement

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Featured New internships, Montana caucus representative to the board, and Montana caucus chair, oh my!  New internships The Coalition is excited to announce two new internship openings for those interested in learning more about advancing affordable and equitable clean energy. We are interested in having this internship support the goals of justice, equity, and inclusion.…

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November 2023 Newsletter – Giving Tuesday, Clean Energy Awards Winners, and General Rate Cases 

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Featured Giving Tuesday on November 28 and Clean Energy Awards Reception!  Giving Tuesday on November 28th! Triple your impact from now through Giving Tuesday, November 28th. When you give, your donation helps us advance our work to transform and decarbonize Northwest communities. We continue to lead efforts to advance energy efficiency and energy equity, transportation…

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October 2023 Newsletter – New staff at NWEC, Bill Discount Rate programs, and the West-Wide Governance Pathways Initiative 

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Featured New Staff and Keynote Speakers at our conference! Welcome our new staff members to the Coalition!  Will Gehrke, Senior Technical Analyst William joined the Coalition in October 2023. Prior to joining the Coalition, he has worked for Oregon’s residential utility consumer advocate and the Florida Public Service Commission on a wide variety of energy…

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September 2023 Newsletter – Clean & Affordable Energy Conference, Justice Funding, and BPA’s draft Provider of Choice policy 

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Featured Our 2023 Clean & Affordable Energy Conference! We’re thrilled to invite you to our first in-person conference since 2019 on December 6 in Portland!  Network with peers in the clean energy community and learn from keynote speakers and expert panelists who will lead conversations critical to a clean, equitable, and affordable clean energy transition…

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July 2023 Newsletter – New staff, OR legislative session, Clean & Affordable Energy Conference

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Featured New staff members join the NW Energy Coalition! Alma Pinto, Energy Justice Policy Associate Alma joined the Coalition in July 2023 as an Energy Justice Policy Associate. Prior to her role at the coalition, she worked at Community Energy Project, where she advocated for frontline communities at the Oregon state legislature, local government, and…

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June 2023 Newsletter – Transmission, gas decarbonization, and Clean Energy Implementation Plans

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Featured Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Clean Energy Summit Last week, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) hosted the 2023 Northwest Tribal Clean Energy Summit. We were lucky enough to be a sponsor for the Summit and send three representatives, two of whom presented. The Clean Energy Summit brought together Tribal leaders from all…

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March 2023 Newsletter – Electric vehicles, energy efficiency, and keynote speaker

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Featured Keynote Speaker for the Clean & Affordable Energy Conference We’re excited to announce our keynote speaker for our Spring 2023 Clean & Affordable Energy Conference! Sonia Aggarwal is the CEO of Energy Innovation, a nonpartisan energy and climate policy firm delivering research and analysis to help policymakers make informed choices. Previously, Sonia served as…

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