Category Archives: Energy

Sirti Foundation awards $1.5 million for energy innovation

The Sirti Foundation, a private foundation established in support of Sirti, announced that five projects from among twenty applicants were awarded a total of $1.5 million from the Sirti Foundation Energy Innovation Fund. Companies with winning projects: Demand Energy, Great … Continue reading

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MITEF smart grid event – Nov. 10 – Bellevue

“High Tech to Smart Grid: How Technology Entrepreneurs Can Find Opportunities in the Smart Grid Revolution” MIT Enterprise Forum Wednesday, November, 10, 2010 Reception 5:00 pm, Program 6:30 to 8:15 pm Theater at Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue Smart Grid is an … Continue reading

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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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InnovaTek wins $2.2M DOE Phase III award

InnovaTek, a Richland-based developer of patented technologies for sustainable power and environmental safety, has won a $2.2 million SBIR commercialization award from the U.S. Department of Energy to demonstrate a biomass power generation system. InnovaTek was one of 33 small … Continue reading

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Hummingbird awarded $1M Dept. of Energy SBIR funding

Hummingbird Precision Machine, part of the Hummingbird Group of companies based in Lacey, Washington, received a $1 million SBIR grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop hardware for transmission electron microscopy. The funds will be used to purchase … Continue reading

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Enertechnix wins nearly $1M in ARRA funding from DOE

Enertechnix, a manufacturer of high-temperature imaging systems located in Maple Valley, is partnered with the University of Washington to develop a novel terahertz imaging system that will provide improved control capability to operators in the pulp & paper, power generation, … Continue reading

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Forest Concepts wins $1M DOE SBIR award for biofuel optimization

Forest Concepts, an Auburn-based developer of innovative wood products, has won a $1 million Phase II SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop innovative equipment to form uniform particles from wood waste. The … 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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EnerG2 manufacturing plant dedication ceremony Aug. 10

EnerG2, a Seattle-based startup in the energy storage market, will be hosting a manufacturing plant dedication ceremony on August 10th, 2010 at the future site of the EnerG2 Advanced Energy Storage Manufacturing Plant in Albany, Oregon. EnerG2 received $21.3 million … Continue reading

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Washington Technology Center Awards $452,285 to Spur Innovation and Jobs

Five company-researcher projects have been awarded state funding for the development of innovative commercial technologies. SEATTLE — July 8, 2010 — Washington Technology Center has awarded a total of $452,285 in state funding to five researchers working with companies to … Continue reading

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