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 […]
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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 […]
On December 5, 1980, the groundbreaking Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Power Act) was signed by President Jimmy Carter. This December, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the passage of this historic bill. The Power Act established a number of “firsts” for the region. It reprioritized power resources to put energy efficiency […]
January 7, 1:00PM – 2:30PM (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 […]
Organizational Update Current Board Chair, Ben Otto, expresses gratitude towards Coalition staff and the amount of work that has been able to move forward. Financially, we are in a strong place – primarily due to the careful financial management. Executive Director, Nancy Hirsh, provided an overview of our mission and a more detailed program update […]
Each year, the NW Energy Coalition presents a series of awards to organizations or individuals striving towards a clean energy future. We are proud to present the following awards to this year’s 2020 recipients. Doug Still Community Organizing Award – Community Energy Project The Doug Still Memorial Community Organization Award honors individuals and organizations for […]
The Energy Leadership Summit is the region’s must-attend clean energy event. Presented by the CleanTech Alliance & the Northwest Environmental Business Council, this unique event connects policy with practice and addresses the industry’s current challenges and future opportunities. Register at energyleadershipsummit.com. Location: This virtual event will be hosted on an interactive, easy-to-use platform. An account […]