Clean Energy Blog

We’ve gathered the latest news, industry reports, and job opportunities for the clean energy industry.

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

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Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

read more

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

read more

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

read more

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

read more

‘Grid of the Future’ needed for U.S. climate goals

Last week's Climate Week brought corporations together, pledging to decarbonize and hasten the urgency to transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy and address threats posed by climate change. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue...

read more

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

read more

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Port of Chehalis

The Port of Chehalis Commission unanimously adopted a vote authorizing CEO Randy Mueller to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Twin Transit to build a hydrogen fuel station on the port’s land in the future. [By Arnes Biogradlija, H2 Energy News, Sept....

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Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy

The Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy is a coalition of environmental advocates, labor unions, health professionals, businesses, faith communities, and communities of color, working with tribal nations, plus thousands of volunteers from across Washington...

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Batteries + wind + solar = grid transformation

Battery storage systems are growing rapidly. The largest battery storage facility in the world, located along Monterey Bay, California, has completed an expansion, showing that storage systems can exist on a gigantic scale — and are easily expandable. Moss...

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Washington State Solar Summit, Oct. 22

The 2021 Washington State Solar Summit, hosted by Solar Washington, takes place October 22, 2021, at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA. The hybrid conference will be in-person with an option to attend virtually, and includes the exhibition and reception....

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Find public utility jobs at APPA’s Career Center

The American Public Power Association's Career Center posts jobs at public utilities, searchable by location, skill level, required education, and profession or area of interest. Check out the current listing for jobs at Washington public utility companies:...

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Detailed look at the 2021 State Energy Strategy

The Washington State Department of Commerce offers a detailed look at how the state's energy strategy can nearly eliminate the use of climate-threatening fossil fuels while growing and maintaining a prosperous economy. The Washington 2021 State Energy Strategy covers...

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What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

read more

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

read more

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

read more

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

read more

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

read more

‘Grid of the Future’ needed for U.S. climate goals

Last week's Climate Week brought corporations together, pledging to decarbonize and hasten the urgency to transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy and address threats posed by climate change. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue...

read more

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

read more

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Port of Chehalis

The Port of Chehalis Commission unanimously adopted a vote authorizing CEO Randy Mueller to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Twin Transit to build a hydrogen fuel station on the port’s land in the future. [By Arnes Biogradlija, H2 Energy News, Sept....

read more

Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy

The Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy is a coalition of environmental advocates, labor unions, health professionals, businesses, faith communities, and communities of color, working with tribal nations, plus thousands of volunteers from across Washington...

read more

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

read more

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

read more

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

read more

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

read more

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

read more

Washington State Solar Summit, Oct. 22

The 2021 Washington State Solar Summit, hosted by Solar Washington, takes place October 22, 2021, at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA. The hybrid conference will be in-person with an option to attend virtually, and includes the exhibition and reception....

read more

Energyshed: Geography + Power Supply + Consumption

Your electricity could come from as far away as another state. Many communities are investigating how to reuse and capture more locally derived water to improve efficiency, decrease their dependence on water transported from long distances, and use less. The Office of...

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Clean Currents 2021: NHA hosts inaugural event

The National Hydropower Association (NHA) is hosting its first Clean Currents event, a waterpower tradeshow and conference, on Oct. 20-22, 2021, in Atlanta, GA. Clean Currents will showcase innovative solutions, thought leadership and exclusive educational...

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HYDROVISION International 2021, Sept. 21-23, Spokane, WA

Exhibits, industry professionals, education, one-on-one meetings, networking, a multi-track summit, and more — all at the HYDROVISION International 2021 event slated for Sept. 21-23, 2021, in Spokane, Wash. HYDROVISION International is the largest gathering of...

read more

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

Washington State Solar Summit, Oct. 22

The 2021 Washington State Solar Summit, hosted by Solar Washington, takes place October 22, 2021, at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA. The hybrid conference will be in-person with an option to attend virtually, and includes the exhibition and reception....

Get ready for HYDROVISION International, Sept. 21-23, in Spokane!

Prepare now to attend HYDROVISION International, this year's event is close to home in Spokane! There will be a Live Event and a Virtual Event. Get all the details here: www.hydroevent.com Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hydrovisionintl  

Energyshed: Geography + Power Supply + Consumption

Your electricity could come from as far away as another state. Many communities are investigating how to reuse and capture more locally derived water to improve efficiency, decrease their dependence on water transported from long distances, and use less. The Office of...

Clean Currents 2021: NHA hosts inaugural event

The National Hydropower Association (NHA) is hosting its first Clean Currents event, a waterpower tradeshow and conference, on Oct. 20-22, 2021, in Atlanta, GA. Clean Currents will showcase innovative solutions, thought leadership and exclusive educational...

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

read more

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

read more

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

read more

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

read more

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

read more

‘Grid of the Future’ needed for U.S. climate goals

Last week's Climate Week brought corporations together, pledging to decarbonize and hasten the urgency to transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy and address threats posed by climate change. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue...

read more

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

read more

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Port of Chehalis

The Port of Chehalis Commission unanimously adopted a vote authorizing CEO Randy Mueller to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Twin Transit to build a hydrogen fuel station on the port’s land in the future. [By Arnes Biogradlija, H2 Energy News, Sept....

read more

Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy

The Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy is a coalition of environmental advocates, labor unions, health professionals, businesses, faith communities, and communities of color, working with tribal nations, plus thousands of volunteers from across Washington...

read more

Washington State Solar Summit, Oct. 22

The 2021 Washington State Solar Summit, hosted by Solar Washington, takes place October 22, 2021, at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA. The hybrid conference will be in-person with an option to attend virtually, and includes the exhibition and reception....

read more

Database of state incentives for renewable energy

Find out what each state is doing regarding renewable energy policies and incentives. The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University. It is the most...

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The push for electric vehicles

U.S. automakers have pledged a huge increase in manufacturing electric vehicles. The Biden Administration this week issued an executive order for half of all new car sales by 2030 to be electric vehicles. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee reinstated his commitment to a...

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What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

‘Grid of the Future’ needed for U.S. climate goals

Last week's Climate Week brought corporations together, pledging to decarbonize and hasten the urgency to transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy and address threats posed by climate change. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue...

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Port of Chehalis

The Port of Chehalis Commission unanimously adopted a vote authorizing CEO Randy Mueller to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Twin Transit to build a hydrogen fuel station on the port’s land in the future. [By Arnes Biogradlija, H2 Energy News, Sept....

Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy

The Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy is a coalition of environmental advocates, labor unions, health professionals, businesses, faith communities, and communities of color, working with tribal nations, plus thousands of volunteers from across Washington...

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

read more

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

read more

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

read more

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

read more

HYDROVISION International 2021, Sept. 21-23, Spokane, WA

Exhibits, industry professionals, education, one-on-one meetings, networking, a multi-track summit, and more — all at the HYDROVISION International 2021 event slated for Sept. 21-23, 2021, in Spokane, Wash. HYDROVISION International is the largest gathering of...

read more

Solar Career Map: a solar energy career mapping tool

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council provides an interactive mapping tool for careers in solar energy. The Solar Career Map explores 40 of the many careers that can be found within the solar energy industry, in areas such as Project Development, System Design,...

read more

Wind Career Map: a wind energy career mapping tool

Check out the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Career Map, an interactive mapping tool, to explore wind energy occupations, job descriptions across the industry, how to progress between careers, and to identify training needed. The career map covers many careers in...

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How one student kickstarted a career in clean energy

Thinking about a career as a clean energy scientist and developing solutions that could have a positive impact on the world, Vanessa Zambrano participated in the University of Washington Clean Energy Institute (CEI) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)...

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Don’t let COVID-19 derail your plans after high school

Start planning your college or career pathway now! The Washington Student Achievement Council maps out steps and tools to start planning your education or training for a career in clean energy. Washington has many options and supports to help you get the education or...

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Free STEM to Hydropower Workshop on Jan. 21

The Hydropower Foundation is hosting a free workshop for individuals in the hydropower industry, academia and students to talk about educational resources that will mold the workforce of tomorrow. Participants can tap into the OpenEI STEM for Hydropower information...

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What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

Center for Advanced Energy Studies: Collaboration, innovation, impact

CAES is founded on three pillars: research, education, and innovation. The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) is a consortium consisting of the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Idaho's public research universities: Boise State...

Get ready for HYDROVISION International, Sept. 21-23, in Spokane!

Prepare now to attend HYDROVISION International, this year's event is close to home in Spokane! There will be a Live Event and a Virtual Event. Get all the details here: www.hydroevent.com Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hydrovisionintl  

Solar Decathlon: the Next Generation building our clean energy future

College students from around the world compete in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon — a collegiate competition that challenges the next generation of building professionals to design and construct high-performance, low-carbon buildings powered...

HYDROVISION International 2021, Sept. 21-23, Spokane, WA

Exhibits, industry professionals, education, one-on-one meetings, networking, a multi-track summit, and more — all at the HYDROVISION International 2021 event slated for Sept. 21-23, 2021, in Spokane, Wash. HYDROVISION International is the largest gathering of...

Solar Career Map: a solar energy career mapping tool

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council provides an interactive mapping tool for careers in solar energy. The Solar Career Map explores 40 of the many careers that can be found within the solar energy industry, in areas such as Project Development, System Design,...

Wind Career Map: a wind energy career mapping tool

Check out the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Career Map, an interactive mapping tool, to explore wind energy occupations, job descriptions across the industry, how to progress between careers, and to identify training needed. The career map covers many careers in...

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

Center for Advanced Energy Studies: Collaboration, innovation, impact

CAES is founded on three pillars: research, education, and innovation. The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) is a consortium consisting of the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Idaho's public research universities: Boise State...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

read more

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

read more

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

read more

Find public utility jobs at APPA’s Career Center

The American Public Power Association's Career Center posts jobs at public utilities, searchable by location, skill level, required education, and profession or area of interest. Check out the current listing for jobs at Washington public utility companies:...

read more

Public Power Jobs

The American Public Power Association (APPA) is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. Visit the APPA Career Center for job listings and employers hiring. Learn more: www.publicpower.org  

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Clean energy jobs at renewable energy companies

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) posts jobs at ACP and throughout the clean energy industry, connecting companies with experienced, capable professionals who want to use their expertise to advance business, technology, and the industry. ACP is a federation...

read more

Solar Career Map: a solar energy career mapping tool

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council provides an interactive mapping tool for careers in solar energy. The Solar Career Map explores 40 of the many careers that can be found within the solar energy industry, in areas such as Project Development, System Design,...

read more

Wind Career Map: a wind energy career mapping tool

Check out the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Career Map, an interactive mapping tool, to explore wind energy occupations, job descriptions across the industry, how to progress between careers, and to identify training needed. The career map covers many careers in...

read more

BPA now hiring, apply by Jan. 23

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is now hiring Apprentice Linemen, Apprentice Electrician, and Apprentice Substation Operators. BPA has 22 apprentice jobs open, and these openings will close Jan. 23, 2021: Step-2 Apprentice Linemen Step-2 Apprentice Electricians...

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2020 Public Power Salary Survey

According to the results of a recent American Public Power Association survey, the median hourly wage for 24 non-management positions ranged from $21.31 (customer service representative) to $45.98 (plant shift supervisor). The survey also showed that 18 of 27...

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APPA Career Center

The American Public Power Association provides a Career Center to search energy jobs by location, keyword, discipline, and education. You can search for jobs in Washington state, filter by education required, build a profile, and create a search alert. Find out more...

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Find jobs and career help from CEWD

Find jobs in Washington or other states on the CEWD Get Into Energy website. Get Into Energy was designed and launched by the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) to build awareness among students, teachers, military veterans, transitioning workers, and...

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Hiring for Hydro virtual events: Dec. 2 & 8

This year's virtual Hiring for Hydro event in December gives students from colleges throughout the region a chance to participate in an educational workshop about careers in hydropower, followed by a special recruiting session. Get prepped for Hiring for Hydro...

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EnergyCareers 2020 virtual event Oct. 21

Want to discover and learn more about energy careers? EnergyCareers 2020 is a virtual career event from the Center for Energy Workforce Development on Oct. 21, 2020. The event will bring students, veterans, career changers, women, and under-represented groups in...

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Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

Find public utility jobs at APPA’s Career Center

The American Public Power Association's Career Center posts jobs at public utilities, searchable by location, skill level, required education, and profession or area of interest. Check out the current listing for jobs at Washington public utility companies:...

Public Power Jobs

The American Public Power Association (APPA) is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. Visit the APPA Career Center for job listings and employers hiring. Learn more: www.publicpower.org  

Clean energy jobs at renewable energy companies

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) posts jobs at ACP and throughout the clean energy industry, connecting companies with experienced, capable professionals who want to use their expertise to advance business, technology, and the industry. ACP is a federation...

Solar Career Map: a solar energy career mapping tool

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council provides an interactive mapping tool for careers in solar energy. The Solar Career Map explores 40 of the many careers that can be found within the solar energy industry, in areas such as Project Development, System Design,...

Wind Career Map: a wind energy career mapping tool

Check out the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Career Map, an interactive mapping tool, to explore wind energy occupations, job descriptions across the industry, how to progress between careers, and to identify training needed. The career map covers many careers in...

State and national resources for clean energy jobs and innovation

See how the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in eastern Washington is partnering with academic institutions to support clean energy innovation and impact. PNNL Joint Institutes » Browse Jobs at PNNL » Clean Energy Jobs & Planning Find jobs,...

BPA now hiring, apply by Jan. 23

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is now hiring Apprentice Linemen, Apprentice Electrician, and Apprentice Substation Operators. BPA has 22 apprentice jobs open, and these openings will close Jan. 23, 2021: Step-2 Apprentice Linemen Step-2 Apprentice Electricians...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

Find public utility jobs at APPA’s Career Center

The American Public Power Association's Career Center posts jobs at public utilities, searchable by location, skill level, required education, and profession or area of interest. Check out the current listing for jobs at Washington public utility companies:...

Public Power Jobs

The American Public Power Association (APPA) is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. Visit the APPA Career Center for job listings and employers hiring. Learn more: www.publicpower.org  

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

read more

Energy stats by state

Did you know that Washington state generated the most electricity from hydropower of any state and accounted for 24% of the nation's annual utility-scale hydroelectricity generation in 2019? You can access energy data and analysis by state on the U.S. Energy...

read more

Energyshed: Geography + Power Supply + Consumption

Your electricity could come from as far away as another state. Many communities are investigating how to reuse and capture more locally derived water to improve efficiency, decrease their dependence on water transported from long distances, and use less. The Office of...

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Clean Currents 2021: NHA hosts inaugural event

The National Hydropower Association (NHA) is hosting its first Clean Currents event, a waterpower tradeshow and conference, on Oct. 20-22, 2021, in Atlanta, GA. Clean Currents will showcase innovative solutions, thought leadership and exclusive educational...

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Learn the basics of hydropower

Learn the basics of how hydropower works and watch the "Hydropower 101" video from the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy.... Hydropower technologies generate power by using a dam or diversion structure to alter the natural flow of a river or other...

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HYDROVISION International 2021, Sept. 21-23, Spokane, WA

Exhibits, industry professionals, education, one-on-one meetings, networking, a multi-track summit, and more — all at the HYDROVISION International 2021 event slated for Sept. 21-23, 2021, in Spokane, Wash. HYDROVISION International is the largest gathering of...

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National labs accelerate innovative water power technologies

Ever wondered what kind of research is being done for developing innovative water power technologies? The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy funds several national labs to...

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Free STEM to Hydropower Workshop on Jan. 21

The Hydropower Foundation is hosting a free workshop for individuals in the hydropower industry, academia and students to talk about educational resources that will mold the workforce of tomorrow. Participants can tap into the OpenEI STEM for Hydropower information...

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HYDROVISION International set for July 2021 in Spokane

HYDROVISION International has been postponed to July 27-29, 2021, in Spokane, Wash. "With the Columbia and Snake Rivers generating 40% of all U.S. hydropower and close to 80% of the electricity in the Northwest being produced by hydropower each year, we felt it ideal...

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Energy storage will be crucial in coming years

As the volume of variable renewable energy resources grows, storage will become important for managing supply and demand, potentially delaying or avoiding grid upgrade requirements. Utility scale battery storage, pumped hyrdo, seasonal storage -- all are components of...

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Hiring for Hydro virtual events: Dec. 2 & 8

This year's virtual Hiring for Hydro event in December gives students from colleges throughout the region a chance to participate in an educational workshop about careers in hydropower, followed by a special recruiting session. Get prepped for Hiring for Hydro...

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HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

Get ready for HYDROVISION International, Sept. 21-23, in Spokane!

Prepare now to attend HYDROVISION International, this year's event is close to home in Spokane! There will be a Live Event and a Virtual Event. Get all the details here: www.hydroevent.com Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hydrovisionintl  

Energy stats by state

Did you know that Washington state generated the most electricity from hydropower of any state and accounted for 24% of the nation's annual utility-scale hydroelectricity generation in 2019? You can access energy data and analysis by state on the U.S. Energy...

Energyshed: Geography + Power Supply + Consumption

Your electricity could come from as far away as another state. Many communities are investigating how to reuse and capture more locally derived water to improve efficiency, decrease their dependence on water transported from long distances, and use less. The Office of...

Clean Currents 2021: NHA hosts inaugural event

The National Hydropower Association (NHA) is hosting its first Clean Currents event, a waterpower tradeshow and conference, on Oct. 20-22, 2021, in Atlanta, GA. Clean Currents will showcase innovative solutions, thought leadership and exclusive educational...

Learn the basics of hydropower

Learn the basics of how hydropower works and watch the "Hydropower 101" video from the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy.... Hydropower technologies generate power by using a dam or diversion structure to alter the natural flow of a river or other...

HYDROVISION International 2021, Sept. 21-23, Spokane, WA

Exhibits, industry professionals, education, one-on-one meetings, networking, a multi-track summit, and more — all at the HYDROVISION International 2021 event slated for Sept. 21-23, 2021, in Spokane, Wash. HYDROVISION International is the largest gathering of...

National labs accelerate innovative water power technologies

Ever wondered what kind of research is being done for developing innovative water power technologies? The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy funds several national labs to...

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

Get ready for HYDROVISION International, Sept. 21-23, in Spokane!

Prepare now to attend HYDROVISION International, this year's event is close to home in Spokane! There will be a Live Event and a Virtual Event. Get all the details here: www.hydroevent.com Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hydrovisionintl  

Energy stats by state

Did you know that Washington state generated the most electricity from hydropower of any state and accounted for 24% of the nation's annual utility-scale hydroelectricity generation in 2019? You can access energy data and analysis by state on the U.S. Energy...

Energyshed: Geography + Power Supply + Consumption

Your electricity could come from as far away as another state. Many communities are investigating how to reuse and capture more locally derived water to improve efficiency, decrease their dependence on water transported from long distances, and use less. The Office of...

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

read more

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

read more

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

read more

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

read more

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

read more

‘Grid of the Future’ needed for U.S. climate goals

Last week's Climate Week brought corporations together, pledging to decarbonize and hasten the urgency to transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy and address threats posed by climate change. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue...

read more

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

read more

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Port of Chehalis

The Port of Chehalis Commission unanimously adopted a vote authorizing CEO Randy Mueller to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Twin Transit to build a hydrogen fuel station on the port’s land in the future. [By Arnes Biogradlija, H2 Energy News, Sept....

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Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy

The Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy is a coalition of environmental advocates, labor unions, health professionals, businesses, faith communities, and communities of color, working with tribal nations, plus thousands of volunteers from across Washington...

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Washington State Solar Summit, Oct. 22

The 2021 Washington State Solar Summit, hosted by Solar Washington, takes place October 22, 2021, at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA. The hybrid conference will be in-person with an option to attend virtually, and includes the exhibition and reception....

read more

Database of state incentives for renewable energy

Find out what each state is doing regarding renewable energy policies and incentives. The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University. It is the most...

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The push for electric vehicles

U.S. automakers have pledged a huge increase in manufacturing electric vehicles. The Biden Administration this week issued an executive order for half of all new car sales by 2030 to be electric vehicles. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee reinstated his commitment to a...

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What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

‘Grid of the Future’ needed for U.S. climate goals

Last week's Climate Week brought corporations together, pledging to decarbonize and hasten the urgency to transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy and address threats posed by climate change. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue...

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Port of Chehalis

The Port of Chehalis Commission unanimously adopted a vote authorizing CEO Randy Mueller to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Twin Transit to build a hydrogen fuel station on the port’s land in the future. [By Arnes Biogradlija, H2 Energy News, Sept....

Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy

The Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy is a coalition of environmental advocates, labor unions, health professionals, businesses, faith communities, and communities of color, working with tribal nations, plus thousands of volunteers from across Washington...

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy

The Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy is a coalition of environmental advocates, labor unions, health professionals, businesses, faith communities, and communities of color, working with tribal nations, plus thousands of volunteers from across Washington...

read more

Washington State Solar Summit, Oct. 22

The 2021 Washington State Solar Summit, hosted by Solar Washington, takes place October 22, 2021, at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA. The hybrid conference will be in-person with an option to attend virtually, and includes the exhibition and reception....

read more

Following the energy transition in 50 states

How is the energy transition playing out in our 50 states? The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this month that for the first time the U.S. generated more electricity from renewable sources in 2020 than from coal. During this historic transition to...

read more

Database of state incentives for renewable energy

Find out what each state is doing regarding renewable energy policies and incentives. The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University. It is the most...

read more

Renewable energy sources become more prevalent

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), renewables became the second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020. Wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy generated a record 834 billion kilowatthours (kWh) of electricity,...

read more

Major companies claim renewable energy use

Two large American companies, Oracle and Amazon, made big claims this week about their use of renewable energy. Oracle pledged to power its global operations, both its facilities and its cloud, with 100% renewable energy by 2025. The goal builds on its existing...

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Record growth for clean energy in 2021

There are now over 173,000 MW of clean power capacity operating in the U.S., more than double the U.S. capacity just five years ago. And more is on the way, with over 84,000 MW of clean power capacity under construction or in advanced development across the country,...

read more

Clean Energy educational resources for K-12

The Clean Energy Wiki, hosted by the University of Washington Clean Energy Institute, offers teaching and learning resources for K-12 on solar energy and other topics related to clean energy. See Clean Energy Wiki.  

read more

Solar power continues to get cheaper

The price of electricity from solar panels continues to plummet and is one of the driving forces in the transition to clean energy. The Department of Energy is aiming to cut the price of utility-scale solar by more than half by 2030. Government policies and scientific...

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Renewables pass coal in electricity generation

A clean energy milestone was set in 2020 when renewables surpassed coal in electricity generation, according to Inside Climate News. The continuing rise of wind and solar power, its low cost, and the steady performance of hydroelectric power, all contributed to U.S....

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Battery backup systems for California homes

To help customers prepare for outages, as well as provide services to the grid every day, East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) in Oakland, CA, has launched the Resilient Home program. Partnering with solar and storage developer Sunrun, the program aims to deploy over...

read more

Solar Career Map: a solar energy career mapping tool

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council provides an interactive mapping tool for careers in solar energy. The Solar Career Map explores 40 of the many careers that can be found within the solar energy industry, in areas such as Project Development, System Design,...

read more

DOE announces $45M to fund solar technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $45 million for research to advance solar hardware and systems integration, including the creation of a consortium dedicated to developing control technologies for a modernized electric grid. "The Nation's solar...

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Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy

The Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy is a coalition of environmental advocates, labor unions, health professionals, businesses, faith communities, and communities of color, working with tribal nations, plus thousands of volunteers from across Washington...

Washington State Solar Summit, Oct. 22

The 2021 Washington State Solar Summit, hosted by Solar Washington, takes place October 22, 2021, at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA. The hybrid conference will be in-person with an option to attend virtually, and includes the exhibition and reception....

Following the energy transition in 50 states

How is the energy transition playing out in our 50 states? The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this month that for the first time the U.S. generated more electricity from renewable sources in 2020 than from coal. During this historic transition to...

Database of state incentives for renewable energy

Find out what each state is doing regarding renewable energy policies and incentives. The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University. It is the most...

Renewable energy sources become more prevalent

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), renewables became the second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020. Wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy generated a record 834 billion kilowatthours (kWh) of electricity,...

Major companies claim renewable energy use

Two large American companies, Oracle and Amazon, made big claims this week about their use of renewable energy. Oracle pledged to power its global operations, both its facilities and its cloud, with 100% renewable energy by 2025. The goal builds on its existing...

Solar Decathlon: the Next Generation building our clean energy future

College students from around the world compete in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon — a collegiate competition that challenges the next generation of building professionals to design and construct high-performance, low-carbon buildings powered...

Record growth for clean energy in 2021

There are now over 173,000 MW of clean power capacity operating in the U.S., more than double the U.S. capacity just five years ago. And more is on the way, with over 84,000 MW of clean power capacity under construction or in advanced development across the country,...

Clean Energy educational resources for K-12

The Clean Energy Wiki, hosted by the University of Washington Clean Energy Institute, offers teaching and learning resources for K-12 on solar energy and other topics related to clean energy. See Clean Energy Wiki.  

Solar power continues to get cheaper

The price of electricity from solar panels continues to plummet and is one of the driving forces in the transition to clean energy. The Department of Energy is aiming to cut the price of utility-scale solar by more than half by 2030. Government policies and scientific...

Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy

The Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy is a coalition of environmental advocates, labor unions, health professionals, businesses, faith communities, and communities of color, working with tribal nations, plus thousands of volunteers from across Washington...

Washington State Solar Summit, Oct. 22

The 2021 Washington State Solar Summit, hosted by Solar Washington, takes place October 22, 2021, at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA. The hybrid conference will be in-person with an option to attend virtually, and includes the exhibition and reception....

Following the energy transition in 50 states

How is the energy transition playing out in our 50 states? The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this month that for the first time the U.S. generated more electricity from renewable sources in 2020 than from coal. During this historic transition to...

Database of state incentives for renewable energy

Find out what each state is doing regarding renewable energy policies and incentives. The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University. It is the most...

Renewable energy sources become more prevalent

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), renewables became the second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020. Wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy generated a record 834 billion kilowatthours (kWh) of electricity,...

Detailed look at the 2021 State Energy Strategy

The Washington State Department of Commerce offers a detailed look at how the state's energy strategy can nearly eliminate the use of climate-threatening fossil fuels while growing and maintaining a prosperous economy. The Washington 2021 State Energy Strategy covers...

Following the energy transition in 50 states

How is the energy transition playing out in our 50 states? The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this month that for the first time the U.S. generated more electricity from renewable sources in 2020 than from coal. During this historic transition to...

Database of state incentives for renewable energy

Find out what each state is doing regarding renewable energy policies and incentives. The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University. It is the most...

Renewable energy sources become more prevalent

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), renewables became the second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020. Wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy generated a record 834 billion kilowatthours (kWh) of electricity,...

Energy stats by state

Did you know that Washington state generated the most electricity from hydropower of any state and accounted for 24% of the nation's annual utility-scale hydroelectricity generation in 2019? You can access energy data and analysis by state on the U.S. Energy...

Clean Energy Industry report drives strategic goals for PNCECE

To assess the clean energy industry's current state and future, we commissioned the report, Clean Energy Industry in the Bonneville Power Administration Area, by the Seattle Jobs Initiative. This report helped us establish goals to form our short-term strategic plan....

Washington releases 2021 State Energy Strategy

The Washington State Department of Commerce released its Washington 2021 State Energy Strategy in December 2020. The strategy is designed to provide a roadmap for meeting the state's greenhouse gas emission limits. Enacted in 2020, the law commits Washington to limits...

Gov. Inslee announces climate policy for 2021-23

Gov. Jay Inslee announced his climate policy for the 2021-23 biennium for Washington state. The 2021-23 climate investments include: $20M for grants to nonprofit lenders for clean energy loans, $15M for grid modernization projects, $15M for research and development...

DOE releases energy storage challenge and reports

The Department of Energy (DOE) released its Energy Storage Grand Challenge Roadmap, its first comprehensive energy storage strategy. The DOE Energy Storage Grand Challenge (ESGC) is a comprehensive program to accelerate the development, commercialization, and...

Detailed look at the 2021 State Energy Strategy

The Washington State Department of Commerce offers a detailed look at how the state's energy strategy can nearly eliminate the use of climate-threatening fossil fuels while growing and maintaining a prosperous economy. The Washington 2021 State Energy Strategy covers...

Following the energy transition in 50 states

How is the energy transition playing out in our 50 states? The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this month that for the first time the U.S. generated more electricity from renewable sources in 2020 than from coal. During this historic transition to...

Database of state incentives for renewable energy

Find out what each state is doing regarding renewable energy policies and incentives. The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University. It is the most...

Renewable energy sources become more prevalent

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), renewables became the second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020. Wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy generated a record 834 billion kilowatthours (kWh) of electricity,...

Energy stats by state

Did you know that Washington state generated the most electricity from hydropower of any state and accounted for 24% of the nation's annual utility-scale hydroelectricity generation in 2019? You can access energy data and analysis by state on the U.S. Energy...

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

read more

‘Grid of the Future’ needed for U.S. climate goals

Last week's Climate Week brought corporations together, pledging to decarbonize and hasten the urgency to transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy and address threats posed by climate change. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue...

read more

Pacific Coast Collaborative: Transitioning to clean energy

The Pacific Coast Collaborative consists of British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California, and the cities of Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles — all working together to build the low carbon economy of the future. With a...

read more

Public Power Jobs

The American Public Power Association (APPA) is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. Visit the APPA Career Center for job listings and employers hiring. Learn more: www.publicpower.org  

read more

Energyshed: Geography + Power Supply + Consumption

Your electricity could come from as far away as another state. Many communities are investigating how to reuse and capture more locally derived water to improve efficiency, decrease their dependence on water transported from long distances, and use less. The Office of...

read more

Snohomish County PUD’s unique microgrid site to open

Grant funded by the state's Clean Energy Fund, the Snohomish County PUD microgrid site in Arlington, WA is currently undergoing testing and commissioning and scheduled to be fully operational in a few months. The Arlington Microgrid project is funded in part by a $3.5...

read more

Grid modernization under the Clean Energy Fund

The Washington State Department of Commerce has open applications through May 18, 2021, for new funding opportunities through its Clean Energy Fund (CEF). CEF provides funding for Washington electric utilities for Grid Modernization projects that: advance clean,...

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Battery backup systems for California homes

To help customers prepare for outages, as well as provide services to the grid every day, East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) in Oakland, CA, has launched the Resilient Home program. Partnering with solar and storage developer Sunrun, the program aims to deploy over...

read more

BPA now hiring, apply by Jan. 23

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is now hiring Apprentice Linemen, Apprentice Electrician, and Apprentice Substation Operators. BPA has 22 apprentice jobs open, and these openings will close Jan. 23, 2021: Step-2 Apprentice Linemen Step-2 Apprentice Electricians...

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WA State agencies adopt rules for clean electricity law

The Washington State Department of Commerce and Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) adopted administrative rules for implementation of the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA), the state law passed last year requiring an electricity supply free...

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Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

‘Grid of the Future’ needed for U.S. climate goals

Last week's Climate Week brought corporations together, pledging to decarbonize and hasten the urgency to transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy and address threats posed by climate change. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue...

Pacific Coast Collaborative: Transitioning to clean energy

The Pacific Coast Collaborative consists of British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California, and the cities of Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles — all working together to build the low carbon economy of the future. With a...

Public Power Jobs

The American Public Power Association (APPA) is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. Visit the APPA Career Center for job listings and employers hiring. Learn more: www.publicpower.org  

Energyshed: Geography + Power Supply + Consumption

Your electricity could come from as far away as another state. Many communities are investigating how to reuse and capture more locally derived water to improve efficiency, decrease their dependence on water transported from long distances, and use less. The Office of...

June 2021 virtual lineworkers rodeo seeking competitors for 2022

The American Public Power Association's Rodeo Committee is recognizing lineworkers in its 2021 Virtual Public Power Rodeo Challenge to be held June 14-18, 2021. The 2021 in-person rodeo was canceled due to pandemic-related health and safety concerns. The virtual...

Snohomish County PUD’s unique microgrid site to open

Grant funded by the state's Clean Energy Fund, the Snohomish County PUD microgrid site in Arlington, WA is currently undergoing testing and commissioning and scheduled to be fully operational in a few months. The Arlington Microgrid project is funded in part by a $3.5...

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

‘Grid of the Future’ needed for U.S. climate goals

Last week's Climate Week brought corporations together, pledging to decarbonize and hasten the urgency to transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy and address threats posed by climate change. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue...

Pacific Coast Collaborative: Transitioning to clean energy

The Pacific Coast Collaborative consists of British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California, and the cities of Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles — all working together to build the low carbon economy of the future. With a...

Public Power Jobs

The American Public Power Association (APPA) is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. Visit the APPA Career Center for job listings and employers hiring. Learn more: www.publicpower.org  

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

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Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

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EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

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Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

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HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

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‘Grid of the Future’ needed for U.S. climate goals

Last week's Climate Week brought corporations together, pledging to decarbonize and hasten the urgency to transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy and address threats posed by climate change. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue...

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Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

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Hydrogen fuel station planned for Port of Chehalis

The Port of Chehalis Commission unanimously adopted a vote authorizing CEO Randy Mueller to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Twin Transit to build a hydrogen fuel station on the port’s land in the future. [By Arnes Biogradlija, H2 Energy News, Sept....

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Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy

The Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy is a coalition of environmental advocates, labor unions, health professionals, businesses, faith communities, and communities of color, working with tribal nations, plus thousands of volunteers from across Washington...

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Washington State Solar Summit, Oct. 22

The 2021 Washington State Solar Summit, hosted by Solar Washington, takes place October 22, 2021, at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA. The hybrid conference will be in-person with an option to attend virtually, and includes the exhibition and reception....

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Database of state incentives for renewable energy

Find out what each state is doing regarding renewable energy policies and incentives. The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University. It is the most...

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The push for electric vehicles

U.S. automakers have pledged a huge increase in manufacturing electric vehicles. The Biden Administration this week issued an executive order for half of all new car sales by 2030 to be electric vehicles. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee reinstated his commitment to a...

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What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

HYDRO+ Series: A new virtual energy community

HYDRO+ Series is a new platform that provides a virtual community for energy solutions, education, and networking. Hosted by HYDROVISION International and Hydro Review, it brings timely and informative content year-round. The free, monthly series of virtual events...

‘Grid of the Future’ needed for U.S. climate goals

Last week's Climate Week brought corporations together, pledging to decarbonize and hasten the urgency to transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy and address threats posed by climate change. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue...

Jobs & internships at DOE national labs

The Department of Energy's National Laboratories offer jobs, internships and fellowships to talented individuals. Many also have educational resources from community outreach programs to online learning modules. Find jobs, internships and educational opportunities at...

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Port of Chehalis

The Port of Chehalis Commission unanimously adopted a vote authorizing CEO Randy Mueller to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Twin Transit to build a hydrogen fuel station on the port’s land in the future. [By Arnes Biogradlija, H2 Energy News, Sept....

Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy

The Climate Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy is a coalition of environmental advocates, labor unions, health professionals, businesses, faith communities, and communities of color, working with tribal nations, plus thousands of volunteers from across Washington...

What motivates energy professionals?

Reimagine what you think about energy careers and the incredible opportunities that exist! View Get Into Energy's video for information on solar, wind, hydro, EV infrastructure, energy storage, and more, including job opportunities with more traditional power and fuel...

Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 16-23

This week Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed Oct. 16-23, 2021, as Careers in Energy Week. Signed on Oct. 11, the proclamation states that "through collaboration, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, housed at Centralia College, will promote and...

EnergyCareers 2021: a virtual career event Oct. 20

EnergyCareers 2021, a national, virtual career fair, will be held on October 20, 2021. The free event is for jobseekers considering a career in energy and anyone wanting to learn more about future opportunities. EnergyCareers 2021 will showcase careers in energy for...

Public Power Week: Oct. 3-9

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate an annual "Public Power Week" the first week of October. The event helps customers and stakeholders engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from its offerings. The American Public Power Association...

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About the Center

The Clean Energy Center of Excellence is a statewide resource that represents the interests of the energy industry, and our labor partners, within the Washington State Community and Technical Colleges system. We exist to narrow the gap between employers’ demands for a highly skilled workforce and the colleges’ ability to supply work-ready graduates. We convene industry and labor to help drive workforce development initiatives — and coordinate community college resources after industry and labor set the direction.
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