This newsletter is a snapshot of the work the Coalition and broader community have engaged in over the past quarter. It highlights but does not include all of the work staff are doing behind the scenes with members and other stakeholders. We look forward to continuing to share these updates with you! Justice, Equity, Diversity, […]
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Let’s face it – when we looked at the prospects for the 2021 Oregon legislative session, expectations were a bit low. After all, a global pandemic had upended just about everything in life, wildfires had ravaged the state in the fall, and unemployment – was still high. It looked like the session would be virtual […]
The 2021 Clean and Affordable Energy Conference was hosted by the NW Energy Coalition on June 2nd and June 10th. This year’s conference was virtual and covered the most pressing issues in the Northwest’s energy landscape. These included salmon recovery, and potential changes to the federal hydro system, as well as how to advance equity in the energy […]
The Building the Decarbonized Grid virtual summit (June 8-9) will cover the critical capabilities for deeply decarbonized energy systems that run effectively and reliably across the U.S. West. The event will explore a cross-section that need deeper investment now, and over the coming years to ensure that deeply decarbonized energy systems in the region run effectively. Register! Join […]
May 11, 2021 at 10AM – 12PM (PST) FlexCharging is now managing EV charging in Australia with AGl, and enabling carbon optimized charging, beginning this week. LWV of Idaho is working on climate, and starting a project to survey local government on their actions. NRDC’s latest adventure with Jim Morton is a joint brief (by Chuck Magraw) […]
May 11, 2021 10AM – 12PM (PST) The Coalition thanks all our members for their ongoing engagement and support! We hope many of you can join us on June 2nd and June 10th for the Clean & Affordable Energy Conference! Organizational Update The Coalition membership is broad, with a great diversity of individuals and member organizations who […]
The Roadmap Conference has established itself as one of the leading electric vehicle conferences in the United States and provides a graduate course in electric vehicle deployment and business strategy. Widespread electric vehicle adoption requires a supportive ecosystem of stakeholders, from utilities and local governments to vehicle OEMs, charging providers, interest groups, and drivers. What: […]
During the 2021 Washington Legislative Session, we worked hard to support passage of policies and develop programs in Washington that advance transportation electrification, energy affordability, and investment in clean energy and efficient buildings. Last Sunday, April 25, the 2021 Washington legislative session wrapped up. The 2021 session was a historic session for climate and clean energy in Washington. Here are the highlights: NWEC’s Priorities The following bills are ones […]