NW Energy Coalition to celebrate 30 years of clean energy policy achievement

NW Energy Coalition to celebrate 30 years

of clean energy policy achievement

FERC Commissioner Philip Moeller to headline
Dec. 2 Gala at Seattle University’s Campion Ballroom

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The NW Energy Coalition will mark three decades of successful advocacy for clean energy and abundant wild salmon with a 30th Anniversary Gala the evening of Friday, Dec. 2, in Seattle.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Philip Moeller will headline the banquet, which begins at 6:30 p.m. PST in Seattle University’s Campion Ballroom, 914 E. Jefferson St. Moeller, now in his second term as a FERC commissioner, is a former staff coordinator for the Washington State Senate’s Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Committee and energy policy advisor to U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton (R-Wash.).

The Friday night program will feature the Coalition’s second executive director, Marc Sullivan, as well as Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, Ralph Cavanagh of the Natural Resources Defense Council, and current executive director Sara Patton.

More than 300 guests are expected at the event, a mix of regional energy policy leaders and Coalition members and allies.  The evening will feature a three-course dinner that will include wild salmon and local beer and wine.

Tickets to the 30th Anniversary Gala are $100 and are available through the Coalition’s website. A limited number of scholarships are available – call outreach director Cy Berryman at (206) 621-0094 for more information.

The event is made possible by generous donations from sponsors including:

  • Clean Energy Champions: Seattle City Light and Puget Sound Energy
  • Clean Energy Advocates: Avista Utilities, Fluid Market Strategies. NorthWestern Energy, NW Natural, Portland General Electric and Tacoma Public Utilities
  • Clean Energy Supporters: 3Degrees, American Wind Energy Association, Bainbridge Graduate Institute, Bonneville Power Administration, Cascadia Consulting Group, Ecotope, Green Mountain Energy, McKinstry, Northwest Energy Efficiency Council, Northwest and Intermountain Power Producers Coalition, Opower, REC Silicon and Sea Breeze Power Corp.
The 30th Anniversary Gala is being held in conjunction with the Coalition’s NW Clean & Affordable Energy Conference at the Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue in Seattle. See accompanying article for more information on this exciting conference.