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3TIER selected for the 2010 Governor’s Emerging Trader of the Year Award

3TIER, a Seattle-based provider of renewable energy assessment and power forecasting services, was selected for the 2010 Governor’s Emerging Trader of the Year Award. According to a press release from 3TIER, “the award honors a Washington state business that has … Continue reading

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3TIER raises $3 million in equity financing

3TIER, a Seattle-based provider of renewable energy assessment and power forecasting services, raised $3,001,701 in equity financing according to a February 25, 2010 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In other news, 3TIER recently announced “the completion of … Continue reading

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3TIER, UW and WSU are part of $178M smart grid project

3TIER, a Seattle-based provider of renewable energy assessment and power forecasting services, and the University of Washington and Washington State University are among 12 Northwest utilities and several companies taking part in a smart grid demonstration project which received $89 … Continue reading

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3TIER cuts staff due to uncertainty in the renewable energy market

Xconomy reports that 3TIER, a Seattle-based provider of renewable energy assessment and power forecasting services, has laid off 19 employees — an estimated 22 percent of its workforce. A company spokesperson acknowledged the uncertainty in the market and said that … Continue reading

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3TIER opens offices in Germany, Australia and India

3TIER, a Seattle-based provider of renewable energy assessment and power forecasting services, announced the expansion of its global operations with new offices in Germany, Australia and India. “These offices provide a ‘local’ presence for financiers, developers, operators or governments who … Continue reading

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Washington’s clean tech companies — a list from Xconomy

Xconomy, a business and technology publication, recently compiled a list of Washington’s clean technology and alternative energy companies. Luke Timmerman, the national biotechnology editor for Xconomy, writes that they “defined the alternative energy industry broadly, including innovative developers of biofuels, … Continue reading

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3TIER launches global wind prospecting tool

3TIER, a Seattle-based provider of wind, solar and hydro energy assessment forecasting, announced expansion of its FirstLook® Prospecting tool, providing free access to average wind speed ranges throughout the world. “This intuitive and interactive tool provides a free, initial assessment … Continue reading

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3TIER receives $10M in venture funding

The venture funding will help Seattle-based 3TIER open offices in Europe and Asia and expand globally its forecasting and assessment products and services for weather-driven renewable energy resources (wind, hydro and solar power). Related external links (will open a new … Continue reading

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Eleven companies, researchers awarded grants

“Live long and prosper” could be the tagline for this year’s Research and Technology Development (RTD) grant winners. Disease prevention, greener living, and raising the bar on performance were popular themes among the most recent round of grants awarded by … Continue reading

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WTC awards spring 2003 Research & Technology Development projects

In June 2003, WTC awarded R&D funding to five company-university research teams through its Research & Technology Development (RTD) program. This round of projects is supporting advances in environmental wind forecasting, processing manure as a fuel source, improving power toothbrushes, … Continue reading

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