Four young leaders, in bringing the benefits of clean and affordable energy to all of us, will be feted at the NW Energy Coalition’s 2nd annual 4 Under Forty celebration the evening of June 12 at Seattle’s Bullitt Center. The honorees are Tara Anderson (Sustainable Works), Jessica Finn Coven (Climate Solutions), Benjamin Otto (Idaho Conservation League) and Gus Takala (Puget Sound Energy).
For showing the tremendous potential of energy efficiency and on-site power generation in buildings, the Bullitt Foundation has earned the NW Energy Coalition’s coveted Headwaters Award. Foundation CEO Denis Hayes will accept the award during the Coalition’s 4 Under Forty event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 12, to be held – appropriately – at the Bullitt Center.
Over 100 clean energy experts and advocates came to Helena May 2-3 for the highly successful Spring 2014 NW Clean & Affordable Energy Conference.
Four young leaders in bringing the benefits of clean and affordable energy to all of us will be feted at the NW Energy Coalition’s 2nd annual 4 Under Forty celebration the evening of June 12 at Seattle’s Bullitt Center. “These individuals model the passion, diversity and expertise we will need to realize the vision of a truly clean and affordable energy future,” said NW Energy Coalition executive director Sara Patton. “They lead the way … and prove that we can get there.”
The NW Clean & Affordable Energy Conference in Helena, Mont. May 2- 3 will feature a panel on the EPA’s proposed emission standards for existing power plants. This panel will outline EPA’s authority and the guidance the agency is soliciting from states and stakeholders. Panelists will also assess the opportunities for regional coordination on clean energy strategies for meeting the emissions standards.
Please save the date for the 4 Under Forty event at the Bullitt Center in Seattle on June 12th. We hope you can join us for a fun evening of delicious food and great conversation as we celebrate the four clean energy leader honorees and the great work of all the nominees. At the event we will also present two other awards honoring clean and affordable energy change-makers.
Please join us May 2-3 at the NW Clean & Affordable Energy Conference in Helena, Mont. One of panels at the Helena conference will address the challenges and opportunities for increasing energy efficiency in the Northwest. Energy efficiency is now the second-largest resource used to meet customer electricity needs, and meeting all new electricity needs with energy savings is within reach. But troubling clouds are on the horizon.
The NW Energy Coalition took home the Legacy Award from the Seattle Business magazine’s Green Washington Awards dinner Nov. 1 in Seattle. Executive director Sara Patton accepted the honor on behalf of the Coalition and its more than 110 organizational members…
NW Energy Coalition member The CUB Policy Center, in partnership with the University of Oregon School of Law, is pleased to announce its second annual policy conference: Energy Efficiency: The Next Generation on Friday, October 26, 2012.
This all-day conference will focus on the past successes and bright future of energy efficiency in the Pacific Northwest and its impact on the regional economy. Panel topics include: Smart Grid, Demand Response and Energy Efficiency; Commercial Buildings: Challenges and Successes; Creative Financing; Behavior and Engaging Customers in Energy Efficiency