Category Archives: Dept_of_Commerce

Washington Future Energy Conference – Nov. 9-10, 2010 – Seattle

Presented by the Washington State Department of Commerce and the Northwest Environmental Business Council, this unique event offers a forum to connect those developing strategies for energy security and economic development with the businesses making it happen. Learn more at … Continue reading

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$1.5 Million Sirti Foundation Energy Innovation Fund Now Available

Funding Opportunity from Sirti Foundation RFP applications due October 20, 2010 at 10 a.m. Informational meeting on Thursday, September 23rd at 10:00 a.m. What is it? Under the Washington Department of Commerce’s State Energy Program, made possible by the American … Continue reading

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Andgar Corp. anaerobic digester project receives $320,000 to expand

An anaerobic digester built and managed by Ferndale-based Andgar Corp. will be enhanced with a $320,000 award ($224,000 loan / $96,000 grant) from the Washington State Department of Commerce. The money comes from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and … Continue reading

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Washington state responds to Idaho’s invitation to businesses

“Idaho Gov. Butch Otter’s ‘love letter’ to neighboring states has generated a lot of debate and hand-wringing recently over which of our two states is better for business,” begins Rogers Weed, director of the Washington State Department of Commerce in … Continue reading

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Growing Washington’s life sciences and ICT industries subject of state report

Washington’s Life Sciences and Information and Communication Technology industries are examined in a report prepared by the Washington State Department of Commerce. The report provides a competitive analysis of the sectors and makes four recommendations for advancing efforts: enhance state … Continue reading

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ChooseWashington.com redesigned to better serve the needs of businesses

Washington’s Department of Commerce has announced the launch of a revamped http://www.ChooseWashington.com. The site provides easy-to-navigate information on doing business in Washington including: growing a business; exporting products; starting a new business; finding incentives & financing; finding a site or … Continue reading

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Wash. Department of Commerce issues plan for organization

In November, Washington’s Department of Commerce issued its report, Defining Commerce: Next Steps in our Mission to Grow and Improve Jobs in Washington, to Gov. Chris Gregoire and the Washington Legislature. The report defines the agency’s mission as to “grow … Continue reading

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