Join the NW Energy Coalition on May 5th, 2017 for our Spring 2017 NW Clean & Affordable Energy Conference, the region’s premier clean energy conference! Today’s most important energy topics will be addressed, including the role of federal and local governments in the energy sector, the possibilities for clean portfolio development by utilities, the debate […]
Amid uncertainty about what recent election results will mean for environmental policy and the fate of the planet, a remarkable clarity pervaded the NW Energy Coalition Clean & Affordable Energy conference this past Thursday in Portland. David Roberts, Vox energy and climate columnist and the conference’s keynote speaker, opened the day by reminding an audience of more than two-hundred that, regardless of coming battles and possible changes in energy and environmental policy both in Washington DC and in the Northwest, there remains a simple imperative. If we are to avoid doing catastrophic damage to the planet and to ourselves, “we must clean up the grid and electrify everything.”
Learn about new tools that maximize energy efficiency acquisition in the built environment. Join a team of experts to explore the latest learning from Pay for Performance pilot programs in Seattle and Portland. See how next-fen Measurement and Verification holds the promise of greater accuracy, reliability and savings.
These honors recognize clean energy leaders under the age of 40 who model the passion and expertise we need to achieve a clean and affordable energy future. We will be celebrating the honorees at our 35th Anniversary Awards Gala on November 17 in Portland, Ore. Submissions for 2016 are due by September 30, 2016.
Join the NW Energy Coalition for a conversation about the latest federal court rejection of the government’s plan (biological opinion) for recovering salmon harmed by the Columbia-Snake hydropower system. The decision is a big win for Columbia Basin wild salmon.
Hundreds testify for clean energy and salmon provisions in 7th Northwest Power and Conservation Plan
A series of eight public hearings on the Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s draft 7th Plan drew hundreds of clean energy, climate and endangered salmon advocates expressing support for the Council’s embrace of energy efficiency to meet virtually all new power demands through the plan’s 20-year horizon.
Hundreds turn out for engrossing, inspirational Fall 2015 Clean & Affordable Energy Conference and Awards Gala
To say the NW Energy Coalition’s Dec. 3-4 fall conference and 2015 awards gala were big successes would be a gross understatement. More than 150 people jammed the Washington State Conference Center in Seattle on Thursday to hear from a variety of panelists.
Dr. Joe Casola of the UW’s Climate Impacts Group will provide the framing address for the NW Energy Coalition’s Clean & Affordable Energy Conference. He will prepare the audience for the policy panels that follow by providing the latest climate science, with a focus on the Northwest’s changing hydrograph and how these changes affect hydropower production and salmon survival.
Special interview of Energy 350 president Chris Smith caps Clean & Affordable Energy Conference agenda
Northwest Energy Efficiency Council executive director Stan Price will interview noted energy efficiency project innovator Chris Smith to cap an exciting day of speakers and panels at the NW Energy Coalition’s Clean & Affordable Energy Conference on Thursday, Dec. 3, in Seattle.
Join us Thursday night, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the Conference Center in the Washington State Convention Center, and lift a glass to rising clean energy stars and longtime leaders! Don’t miss the opportunity to win two free tickets on Alaska Airlines OR a private Tesla test drive party for 8!