Our Services

From research and evaluation to final implementation, Northwest SEED is expertly equipped to help communities find the clean energy solutions that best suit their needs. We have helped dozens of communities in the Northwest, from Native American tribes to urban residents, from farmers to utilities. Contact us to see what we can do for you. Our services include:

Project Technical Assistance

We help communities move their energy efficiency and renewable energy projects forward, whether they are at the initial stages of concept development, or have accomplished early phases and now need assistance in securing financing or project implementation. We offer:

  • Energy planning
  • Project management
  • Resource evaluation
  • Feasibility analysis and Economic modeling
  • Project financing (assistance securing financing, including grant writing)
  • Permitting and environmental review assistance
  • Procurement and contractor selection


We educate communities on energy efficiency and renewable energy through our projects, materials and workshops. We have effectively developed training curricula and materials for workshop series, seminars and small group trainings. We also conduct outreach at community events and meetings to garner support for community clean energy projects.

  • Development of publications and web tools
  • Workshop development and delivery
  • Community outreach and organizing

Research and Advocacy

We draw on our project experience to identify areas that require further policy reform and new models to address the barriers to the widespread deployment of community based clean energy.

  • Analysis and evaluation of emerging project and financing models
  • Reporting on best practices
  • Advocacy for progressive state and national policies

Working With You

Attend an Event

Northwest SEED provides educational events to community members to support renewable energy project development.

Have an Idea?

Got a project idea ready? We may be able to assist with your community project. Click below to see what services we offer!

Find More Resources

Northwest SEED provides publications, guidebooks and web tools that help communities pursue clean energy projects.