GridFWD 2020 will once again bring together a wide range of stakeholders to address the challenges and opportunities facing our energy community. The theme for this year’s virtual event, Power to the Community, reflects our industry’s commitment to not only reliable, affordable and clean electric power, but also the welfare of our customers, co-workers and […]
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Register to attend the 2020 Virtual Washington State Solar Summit scheduled for Friday, October 16. Every year the Solar Summit attempts to tackle the most timely issues and most talked about conversations surrounding solar energy and solar adoption in Washington. Presented by Solar Washington. Early bird registration discount ends October 2. Register! Why attend? To […]
Buildings are one of the largest and fastest-growing sources of Seattle’s climate pollution. They contribute over a third of total emissions – polluting our air and accelerating climate change, disproportionately harming communities of color. As the City of Seattle is updating its commercial and large multifamily building energy codes in 2020, we need to build […]
Thank you to everyone who participated in our workshop, the Oregon PUC: 101 on August 11, 2020. Below is a link to the slide deck: PUC 101 – NW Energy Coalition presentation slides
This webinar was recorded on April 22, 2020 and presented by the NW Energy Coalition: Click Here for the Webinar Recording
The United States Congress passed a stimulus bill that contains $900 million for LIHEAP. This represents about a 27% increase over the current FY 20 appropriation. The money can be spent through Sept. 2021. Each state will make its own decisions regarding how to use this money. There are lots of options including providing funding […]
After careful consideration and consultation with members, the NW Energy Coalition is proud to endorse Measure 26-201, the Portland Clean Energy Initiative (PCEI). The Coalition is united by a set of principles for a clean and affordable energy future and PCEI advances each of these goals: we seek to meet all new energy demand […]
Financing of solar and energy efficiency in Montana: Credit Union Partnership — The NW Energy Coalition is partnering with Puget Sound Cooperative Credit Union (PSCCU) to expand solar financing in the Northwest. Since 1934, PSCCU has been empowering members to do more than they thought they could with their banking relationship. The credit union maintains a […]
OLYMPIA, Washington — During its last-minute rush to enact a new state budget, the Washington legislature managed to agree on a new package of incentives for commercial, community, and home solar installations.
The bill provides those businesses with a degree of predictability about how the state will gradually reduce incentives between now and the year 2029 when they will vanish altogether. By that time, it is expected that solar costs will have diminished to the point that incentives are no longer necessary.