This webinar was recorded on April 22, 2020 and presented by the NW Energy Coalition: Click Here for the Webinar Recording
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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.
The Okanagan Nation Alliance and Elizabeth May, MP, honored:
The NW Energy Coalition’s Bob Olsen Memorial Conservation Eagle award is presented annually to organizations and individuals that demonstrate sustained and effective leadership in building a clean and affordable energy future. It is the highest award the NW Energy Coalition (NWEC) can bestow.
Boise citizens are ready to take action on climate change, which is already bringing more frequent forest fires, alarming air quality problems and yet more challenges to struggling salmon populations in Idaho. Almost 40% of Boise’s electricity comes from coal, despite the fact that carbon emissions from burning coal are among the largest contributors to climate change.
BOISE, Idaho – Should Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington build more power plants, or rely more on energy efficiency and renewables?
Issues like these will be addressed at a public hearing in Boise tomorrow night on the Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s 7th Regional Power Plan.
Thursday (Nov. 19) the Northwest Power and Conservation Council will hold a public hearing on the draft plan at the Hilton Airport Conference Center, 17620 International Blvd, 5-7 p.m., one of eight hearings the Council is conducting around the Northwest. Click here for the Coalition’s short talking points developed to prepare advocates for the regional 7th […]
On Nov. 5th, the Coalition hosted a webinar presented by NW Energy Coalition’s Policy director Wendy Gerlitz. The webinar focused on the Draft 7th Power Plan to prepare advocates around the region for the upcoming public hearings. The link to the recording is below. Please share with your networks.