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Washington State University Energy Program

The WSU Energy Program is a self-supported department within the university with a staff of approximately100 people (energy engineers, energy specialists, technical experts, software developers, energy research librarians and more). Our team provides unmatched energy services, products, education and information – all with a focus on advancing the environmental and economic well-being of our customers in all sectors.

BonnevilleBonneville Power Administration - Founding Sponsor

Founded in 1937 the Bonneville Power Administration is a federal nonprofit agency based in the Pacific Northwest. BPA markets wholesale electrical power from 31 federal hydro projects in the Columbia River Basin, one nonfederal nuclear plant and several other small nonfederal power plants. For more than 30 years BPA has worked with our public utility customers to acquire energy efficiency as a power resource for the people of the Northwest. In this time we have achieved over 1300 average megawatts of savings, enough savings to power nearly a million homes. BPA's Energy Smart Industrial Program teams with public utilities to offer industries a wide variety of services and incentives to achieve energy efficiency.

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NEEANorthwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA)

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is a non-profit organization working to maximize energy efficiency to meet our future energy needs. NEEA is supported by, and works in collaboration with, the Bonneville Power Administration, Energy Trust of Oregon and more than 100 Northwest utilities on behalf of more than 12 million energy consumers.

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Utility Sponsors

As Washington State's oldest energy utility, Puget Sound Energy serves 1.1 million electric customers and more than 750.000 natural gas customers in 11 counties. PSE has an array of programs, financial incentives (grants and rebates) and tools designed to offer all of our customers the opportunity to participate in energy efficiency. For commercial and industrial customers, PSE offers grants and rebates for a wide variety of cost-effective measures that help organizations to use energy wisely. Visit PSE.COM for more information.

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  Cowlitz PUD

Cowlitz PUD, founded in 1936, is a public utility district located in Longview, WA. It serves 48,500 electric customers in Cowlitz County, WA and is the second largest PUD in the state in terms of annual power sales. Cowlitz PUD's industrial energy efficiency program has helped 100s of local businesses and industries to reduce electric usage, by providing financial incentives to install more efficient lighting, HVAC equipment, and Industrial processes. In 2012 the PUD invested $9.3 million in incentives for energy efficiency improvements by its customers through BPA’s energy efficiency program funded through utility rates and PUD local funding.

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Wa Dept. of Commerce
Washington State Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce State Energy Office provides energy policy support, analysis, and information for Governor, Legislature, Commerce and other energy decision makers in Washington State.

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