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Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

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Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance is a energy conservation organization based in Portland, OR that was founded in 1996. As of 2019 they had $38 million in revenue and $13 million in assets.

The organization's mission is to mobilize the Northwest to become increasingly Energy efficient for a sustainable future. Neea works with the bonneville power administration, electric and natural gas utilities, public benefits administrators, state go...

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Program areas at Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Market execution:in partnership with the region, the Alliance uses the market power of the Northwest's 13 million Energy consumers to accelerate the innovation and adoption of both electric and natural gas energy-efficient products, services and practices. Some key activities and results stemming from the region's investment are: -the Alliance launched two new market transformation programs - high performance hvac and extended motor products - bringing the total number of electric and natural gas programs to more than 20. -regional market transformation efforts contributed to sales of nearly 12,0000 heat pump water heaters in 2018. -neea's super efficient dryers program added miele's new heat pump dryer to the qualified products list. With that addition, models at all five performance tiers are now avalable to Northwest customers. -sales through participating retailers in the retail product portfolio program represent up to 80 percent of the u.s. market for most products in the portfolio. ...

Stakeholder engagement and communication:the goal of neea's stakeholder engagement and communication team is to facilitate and advance regional collaboration between neea and its funders and stakeholders. In 2018, the Alliance: -delivered the annual Efficiency exchange conference to facilitate regional collaboration on Energy Efficiency opportunities and share success stories and best practices. The conference, which was held in may 2018, drew more than 350 attendees. -organized and facilitated quarterly neea advisory committee meetings, in addition to quarterly board meetings, to ensure regional engagement and participation in Alliance market transformation programs. There are currently seven active advisory committees, listed on schedule o: regional portfolio, cost-effectiveness, natural gas, emerging technology, residential, commercial and industrial. -maintained and managed conduitnw, an online community with over 3,100 active users from the Energy Efficiency community, that facilitates information-sharing, coordination and collaboration in the Northwest.

Planning, evaluation and technology:neea scans the market to identify promising new energy-efficient products and conducts lab and field testing to validate product performance and Energy savings. In 2018, the Alliance: -investigated a pipeline of emerging Energy Efficiency opportunities representing technical savings potential for the region of more than 1,000 average megawatts (amw) -conducted lab and field-testing of several emerging technologies, including: combination space and water heating units with co2 refrigerant, inverter-driven packaged heat pumps, mini-split ductless heat pumps, very high Efficiency dedicated outside air supply systems for commercial buildings -the regional emerging technology advisory committee, which is facilitated by neea staff, continued to populate the region's shared emerging technology database. The database, maintained by neea staff on, increases regional visibility into emerging technology activities across organizations and reduces development costs by avoiding redundancies. In 2018, more than 70 regional emerging technology projects and products were added to the database.alliance ...

Form 990s for Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 13, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 30, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 10, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Sep 18, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Total grants, contributions, etc.$37,925,200
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$21,359
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$185,300
Total revenues$38,131,859

Vendors for Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2019-09-25
███████ ███████ ███ ███████ ██Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-06-25
███████ ███Project Consultant$770,2832017-12-01
███ ██████ █████ ███Project Consultant$1,592,8282017-12-01
███ █████████████ ███Project Consultant$876,2782017-12-01
██████████ █████████ ███Project Consultant$2,760,1892017-12-01
████████ █████ ███Project Consultant$658,8122017-12-01
████ █████ ███Tax accounting2013-09-23

Personnel at Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jeremy LitowChief Operating Officer$187,876Dec. 31, 2018
Susan StrattonExecutive Director$224,892July 5, 2020
█████ ██████Director, Market Development and Transformation$196,268July 5, 2020
█████ ██████Head of People and Culture-July 5, 2020
████ ████████Director of Business Administration-July 5, 2020
███████ ████████Director, Business Administration$151,089Dec. 31, 2018
█████ █████Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Corporate Strategy and Communications-July 5, 2020
██████ ███████Data Manager-July 5, 2020
████ ██████Senior Manager, Technology$141,915July 5, 2020
████ ██████Senior Manager, It-July 5, 2020
...and 29 more key personnel

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