Fall Lunch & Learn Series: October – November 2021 (virtual)

Thank you to our Sponsor! Session 1: Introduction to Utility Integrated System Planning October 20, 12:00pm – 1:30pm (PST)/ 1:00PM – 2:30pm (MT) View Recording Most utilities in the Northwest develop integrated resource plans (IRPs) to evaluate their energy needs to ensure that they plan ahead to meet future energy demand.  How does the IRP process work? What are the goals?  How can customer side resources be…

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Spring Member Meeting Summary

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…

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Fall Member Meeting Summary

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…

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NWEC Presents 2020 Awards

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…

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May 7, 2020 Member Meeting Summary

MEMBER MEETING SUMMARY  May 7, 2020 Organizational Update  Executive director, Nancy Hirsh, reported that the Coalition is financially stable for the near and mid-term, but that given long-term unknowns is being cautious with its finances.  Recently, the GiveBig campaign exceeded fundraising goals bringing in just over $14,000.  This summer the Coalition will begin development of its next…

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Intro to new Washington Buildings Performance Standards

Implementing the Clean Buildings for Washington Act The Washington State Department of Commerce has finalized the rules for the Clean Buildings Act. Information on how to comply and other technical assistance is available on the Commerce webpage. The 2019 session of the Washington State Legislature enacted House Bill 1257, the Clean Buildings for Washington Act.…

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Solar Plus Northwest aims to triple region’s solar energy resources

The NW Energy Coalition has joined a broad coalition of stakeholders in supporting Solar Plus, an in initiative that’s working to triple the amount of solar energy installed in Washington and Oregon by 2019. The Solar Plus project is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) and brings together utilities, environmental…

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Roadmap 11: Call for Proposals Open

Coalition member, FORTH, is looking for speakers for its Roadmap 11 Conference, June 19-20, 2018 in Portland, OR. Forth is looking for speakers who are working on cutting-edge projects, asking the tough questions, and are experimenting with making shared, autonomous, connected, and electric mobility work in a variety of unexpected situations. Click here for submission…

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