This newsletter is a snapshot of some of the work of the Coalition and the broader community over the past quarter. It highlights but does not include all of the work we’ve done. We’re looking forward to continuing to share these quarterly updates with you. As always, if you have questions contact us. Organizational announcements: […]
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GoGreen empowers business decision-makers with sustainability strategies, tools, and connections to create positive change within their organizations by facilitating environmental, economic, and social performance improvement through the topics and best practices covered at each conference. View the Conference Program and the featured Case Studies/ Speakers and join Go Green for an action-packed day of driving […]
Emerald Cities is hosting a High Road Development webinar series. Each webinar will be hosted by experts in housing and renewable energy projects to help you build the skills and provide the information needed to implement energy efficiency and renewable projects in your community. The Affordable Housing Opportunity – Tuesday, February 16, 2021 2pm – […]
February 9, 10:00am – 11:30am (PST) To reach our carbon reduction goals and reduce costs we need to accelerate efficiency and achieve deeper energy savings from our commercial buildings and optimize their connection to the grid. Even though efficiency provides ongoing operational savings, the upfront costs can dissuade action. We need widely available financing tools […]
Washington residents are increasingly purchasing electric vehicles (EV), with over 63,000 EVs registered. But not everyone has access to affordable electric vehicle charging. Foundational standards that facilitate an accessible, reliable and standardized experience will protect consumers and ensure the widespread transition to electric vehicles. Today, when filling up your car with gasoline, you know how much you will pay, and with […]
Statement of NW Energy Coalition and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) regarding Puget Sound Energy’s “Beyond Net Zero Carbon Goal.”
January 21, 2021 Earlier today, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) released a statement that it is committed to an aspirational goal of being beyond net zero carbon by 2045 across its entire business. The commitment outlines near-term goals, including: Reducing emissions from PSE electric and gas operations and electric supply to net zero by 2030 An […]
1975: Natural Resources Defense Council released the “Alternative Scenario” for NW energy future 1976-1980: NRDC, Sierra Club & League of Women Voters lobby for energy conservation, new renewable energy and salmon restoration aspects of a federal NW power bill 1980: Pacific Northwest Electric Power and Conservation Act passed 1981: Founding of the Northwest Conservation Act […]
Renewable Hydrogen is an exciting technology that could be a critical complement to wind and solar energy generation. In this webinar, the Renewable Hydrogen Alliance will help us explore the role of Hydrogen in our clean energy future. REGISTER
What a year it has been! There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that 2020 has been a challenging year. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted everyone’s life, caused severe economic hardship, and created an unprecedented health care trauma. The generosity and kindness in many of our communities is what brings people together and helps each […]
Utilities play a major role in decarbonizing our transportation system. Renewable energy can be used in the electrification of battery electric vehicles (BEVs), but also to create clean fuels for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). This webinar will explore and discuss benefits and challenges with respect to utilities’ roles in transportation electrification through the hydrogen […]