Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 11

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 11, 2020


Compliance draft rule language virtual-only workshop

The agenda for the May 21 workshop is to discuss three compliance rules in the first discussion draft: Sections 300, 310, and 320. The draft rule language is available on the CETA rulemaking webpage. Meeting materials will be posted prior to the meeting.

Commerce and Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) announce June 16 workshop

Commerce and UTC will host a workshop June 16 to discuss the agencies’ draft rules on the 2% incremental cost provision in CETA. Commerce’s draft rule is WAC 194-40-230. Meeting details and materials will be posted on the CETA rulemaking webpage before the workshop.

First discussion draft rule language and comment deadlines

Commerce’s first discussion draft rule language is available here. Commerce is requesting comments on the rules discussed at workshops on May 7 and May 21 (110, 200, 210, 220, 300, 310, 320). The comment deadline for these sections is June 15.

Stakeholders will have the opportunity after June 15 to discuss and submit written comments on the other sections of the first discussion draft rules (040, 050, 060, 230, 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 400). However, Commerce welcomes comments on these sections prior to their yet-to-be-determined comment deadlines.

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Details on these events are available on the CETA rulemaking webpage.

May 21Virtual-only workshopCompliance draft rule language
May 29Comment deadlineEmissions reporting and renewable energy credits draft rule language
June 15Comment deadlineRules discussed at May 7 and May 21 workshops (110, 200, 210, 220, 300, 310, 320)
June 16Workshop (with UTC)Incremental cost cap draft rules
June 24WorkshopTBD
July 2WorkshopTBD
July 14WorkshopTBD
Sept. 2WorkshopStreamlining EIA and CETA implementation