Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, July 20, 2021

New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates

The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation.

The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their electricity from renewable or non-carbon-emitting sources by 2045.

The commission is conducting numerous rulemakings, workgroups, and other proceedings to implement these changes along with other energy legislation enacted during the 2019 session. 

New announcements

  • Commission headquarters remain closed to the public. Our staff are following Gov. Inslee’s phased reopening plan by teleworking. Open meetings and other official business will continue remotely during this closure. Please see the commission’s COVID-19 response page for more information on impacts to our operations and regulated industries. 
  • The commission will not issue draft rules for the Markets and CETA Compliance Rulemaking (docket UE-210183) on July 30 and is cancelling the related Aug. 27 due date for stakeholder comments on the draft rules. See the revised proposed schedule for more information.
Date               ItemDescription
Thursday, Aug. 12
1 to 4 p.m.
Markets and CETA Compliance Rulemaking Joint Workshop with Department of Commerce (docket UE-210183)Commerce and the UTC invite stakeholders to provide updates and presentations on their evolving discussions on the interpretation of RCW 19.405.040(1)(a).The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 837 6961 9560 Passcode: Energy

Join by phone: 253-215-8782 Meeting ID: 873 1856 3056 Passcode: 218953
Monday, Sept. 27
1 to 4 p.m.
Markets and CETA Compliance Rulemaking Joint Workshop with Department of Commerce (docket UE-210183)Commerce and the UTC will host a workshop on an issue to be determined in the future.The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 873 1856 3056 Passcode: Energy  

Join by phone: 253-215-8782 Meeting ID: 873 1856 3056 Passcode: 814514
Monday, Oct. 4
1 to 5 p.m.
Markets and CETA Compliance Rulemaking Joint Workshop with Department of Commerce (docket UE-210183)Commerce and the UTC will host a workshop on an issue to be determined in the future.The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 842 3247 0691 Passcode: Energy

Join by phone: 253-215-8782. Meeting ID: 873 1856 3056 Passcode: 073127

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