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Climate Change: Where To Go for Help
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This section displays contact information for experts in climate change.

Programs listed: 14

1.  Avista Utilities

Avista offers business assistance to energy customers in the form of contact with account executives and available incentives such as Steam Trap Replacement/Repair Rebates, Variable Frequency Drive Incentives, Commercial Lighting Incentives, and more.

Various, ID n/a
Phone: (509) 495-8195

2.  Bonneville Power Administration

This multi-state utility provides services to energy customers, such as Energy Smart Industrial (ESI) programs for facilities, technical assistance, and reimbursement incentives.

Various, ID n/a
Phone: (509) 527-6232

Contact:  Jennifer Eskil
Contact Phone: (509) 527-6232

3.  Climate and Rural Energy Development Center (Washington State University)

This programs will help reduce our reliance on fossil fuels which is the main source of greenhouse gas emissions.

905 Plum Street SE
Olympia, WA 98504-3165
Phone: (360) 956-2000

4.  CoolCities - Solving Global Warming One City at a Time

Sierra Club's Cool Cities Program, led by volunteers around the country, is a collaboration between community members, organizations, businesses, and local leaders to implement clean energy solutions that save money, create jobs, and help curb global warming. Since 2005, over 1000 city and county leaders have made a commitment to cut their community's carbon footprint.

n/a, WA n/a
Phone: (000) 000-0000

5.  Idaho Office of Energy Resources

Supports improvements in industrial energy efficiency to help Idaho industries gain a competitive advantage. They serves as a clearinghouse and hotline (800-334-SAVE) for information from the federal and state governments, work with large companies on energy assessments, improvement implementation, and incentive funding, and work with/through third-party certified specialists.

304 N. 8th Street, Suite 250
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (800) 334-SAVE

Contact:  Matt Wiggs
Contact Phone: (208) 332-1676

6.  Idaho Power

Idaho Power offers commercial, industrial, and construction assistance and incentives and demand side management services.

Various, ID n/a
Phone: (208) 338-5349

7.  Industrial Assessment Center at University of Washington

Continuing in the tradition of the Energy Analysis and Diagnostic Centers, the UW's team of faculty and students provides small and medium-sized manufacturers with free energy assessments. Teams are composed mainly of engineering faculty and graduate-level students in the University of Washington's Department of Electrical Engineering.

MS 352500, Dept. of EE
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: (206) 221-5729

Contact:  Kai Strunz, Assistant Director
Contact Phone: (206) 543-2386

8.  Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord Advisory Group

A diverse group of leaders from business, labor, agriculture, energy, environmental advocacy, and academia, formed an Advisory Group that is developing program design recommendations for governors and premiers representing the signatory jurisdictions (Iowa, Illinois Kansas, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin).

444 North Capitol Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 624-5460
Fax: (202) 624-5452

9.  Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance is a non-profit corporation supported by electric utilities, public benefits administrators, state governments, public interest groups and energy efficiency industry representatives. These entities work together to make affordable, energy-efficient products and services available in the marketplace.

529 SW Third Ave., Suite 600
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: (503) 827-8416
Fax: (503) 827-8437

Contact:  Executive Director

10.  Oregon State University - Energy | Efficiency Center

The primary objective of the Industrial Assessment Center is to identify and evaluate opportunities for increased productivity, energy, conservation and waste minimization through visits to industrial sites. The Oregon IAC is one of 26 centers supported by the U.S. Department of Energy at universities across the country. It provides no cost energy, waste and productivity assessments to small and medium-sized manufacturers.

344 Batcheller Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331-2405
Phone: (541) 737-2674
Fax: (541) 737-5035

Contact:  Greg Wheeler

11.  Seattle City Light - Climate Action Now

Seattle's Climate Action Now is committed to leading by example and helping everyone in the city take steps today to reduce climate-changing pollution in homes, at work, and on the road. In addition, the City offers Energy Smart Services for new construction, financial incentives for energy efficient construction, and conservation programs.

700 5th Avenue, Suite 3300
Seattle , WA 98104
Phone: (206) 684-3000

12.  Washington State University - Cooperative Extension Energy Program

The mission of the WSU Cooperative Extension Energy Program is to advance environmental and economic well-being by providing unmatched energy services, products, education and information based on world class research.

PO Box 43165
Olympia, WA 98504-3165
Phone: (360) 956-2000
Fax: (360) 956-2217

Contact:  Jacob Fey, Director

13.  West Coast Forum on Climate Change, Waste Prevention, Recovery and Disposal

This Group is developing information, tools, and strategies to help West Coast governments, nonprofit organizations, businesses and residents understand how to change or improve waste prevention, recycling, composting, disposal, materials management, and disposal, to minimize greenhouse gas emissions.

Seattle, WA n/a
Phone: (206) 553-6067

Contact:  David Allaway

14.  Western Climate Initiative

The WCI is a collaboration of independent jurisdictions who commit to work together to identify, evaluate, and implement policies to tackle climate change at a regional level. This is a comprehensive effort to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, spur growth in new green technologies, help build a strong clean-energy economy, and reduce dependence on foreign oil. Partnering states/provinces include: Arizona, British Columbia, California, Manitoba, Montana, New Mexico, Ontario, Oregon, Quebec, Utah, and Washington.

3190 - 160th Ave. SE
Bellevue, WA 98008-5452
Phone: (360) 407-0291

Contact:  Janice Adair, Complementary Policies
Contact Phone: (360) 407-0291


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