Working for a clean, affordable, and equitable energy future for the Northwest

Public Comment through 10/30 on Washington’s Transportation Electrification Strategy!

The public comment period opens today on the Washington EV Council’s draft Transportation Electrification Strategy (TES). The TES will serve as a roadmap to support widespread adoption of electric vehicles across Washington. This is one of the largest transportation transitions ever implemented in Washington, so the TES includes strategies for infrastructure, community access and affordability,…


The Energy Activist provides coverage and updates on current developments in the continuing push for a clean and affordable energy future.

Support our work to accelerate the Northwest’s transition to a clean, affordable, and equitable energy future.

Our Mission

The NW Energy Coalition leads the Northwest’s broadest alliance of energy interests in designing, promoting, and implementing clean, affordable, and equitable energy policy grounded in analytical expertise.

Our Vision

We envision a system that provides clean, reliable, and affordable energy. One where our Northwest communities benefit from a carbon-free energy system that meets people’s needs and restores the region’s natural resources.

About Us

The Coalition is an alliance of over 100 environmental, civic, and human service organizations, utilities, and clean energy businesses in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia.


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

September 20, 2023

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! …

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August 2023 Newsletter – Job opportunities, BPA’s Strategic Plan, and Oregon CUB Conference

August 14, 2023

We’re hiring! There are multiple NW Energy Coalition positions open for applications, including a Technical Analyst and two Policy Associate roles. See our website for…

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

July 19, 2023

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…

A Single, Unified Western Market

July 18, 2023

Bonneville Power Administration has a key role The West is in the midst of determining how to structure itself into electricity markets, with significant implications…


2023 Washington State Solar Summit – October 20, 2023

September 12, 2023

Hosted by Solar Washington since 2015, the Washington State Solar Summit is an important annual information gathering and networking event for anyone engaged in solar…

2023 CUB Energy Policy Conference – October 6, 2023

August 30, 2023

The Oregon Citizens’ Utility Board (CUB) is hosting the Building(s) for an Equitable Energy Future conference on October 6, 2023 in Portland, Oregon. When: 9:00am…

GridFWD 2023 – October 16 – 18, 2023

August 30, 2023

Join GridForward for a unique grid modernization event, GridFWD 2023, October 16-18 at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, WA. The venue – in a forested area so familiar…

2023 Oregon Solar + Storage Conference – November 7-9, 2023

August 29, 2023

The 2023 Oregon Solar + Storage Conference (OSSC), hosted by the Oregon Solar + Storage Industries Association (OSSIA), is taking place November 7-9, 2023 in…


2023 Clean & Affordable Energy Conference

Join the NW Energy Coalition for our 2023 Clean & Affordable Energy Conference! Wednesday, December 6 8am – 7pm PT Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Portland…

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