Individual Membership

Click here to become an Individual Member of NWEC!

By joining the NW Energy Coalition as an individual member, you are supporting a clean, affordable, and equitable energy future.  

The NW Energy Coalition is an alliance of over 100 environmental, civic, and human service organizations, utilities, and businesses in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia, plus many individual members.  

The NW Energy Coalition advances clean, equitable, and affordable energy policies by leveraging our analytic expertise and convening a broad alliance of people and organizations. The Coalition’s diverse and active membership makes it one of the Northwest’s most influential public-interest voices on energy policy. 

  Individual members are eligible for positions on the Board of Directors and may vote in their state or regional caucus. Individual members can access the member benefits described below. 

We hope you’ll participate in state caucus meetings and Coalition member meetings, which provide important opportunities for members like you to learn about clean energy, engage in the policymaking process, and support the Coalition’s work. Thank you! 

Benefits of Membership 

  • A voice in the region’s policymaking and regulatory processes 
  • Participation in policy discussions on topics including:
    • Renewable energy resources 
    • Energy efficiency
    • Salmon recovery
    • Carbon emissions reductions
    • Equitable and efficient rate structures
    • Bill assistance and home weatherization
    • Just transition for workers and vulnerable communities 
    • Transition to a clean electric system
    • Transportation electrification 
  • Networking with businesses, organizations, and people working on clean energy in the region
  • Discounted fees for conferences and workshops
  • Twice-yearly membership meetings to address policy issues and participate in board elections
  • Quarterly state/provincial caucus meetings
  • Online policy discussions through the caucus listservs
  • Updates and alerts on current energy news and Coalition events