Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- May 25

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, May 25, 2022

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May 27 Energy Decarbonization Pathways Engagement Meeting

May 27 from 10 a.m. to noon – Energy Decarbonization Pathways Engagement Meeting – The UTC is holding a kick-off meeting to inform participants how to get involved and provide input. The meeting will also go over current energy use and emissions in the state, and the project timeline. Filing U-210553Natural Gas Decarbonization Website
June 3 Participatory Funding Virtual Workshop June 3 at 9:30 a.m. – The UTC invites you to a virtual workshop where you will learn about Participatory Funding implementation and how to get involved in UTC proceedings.  Filing U-210595 Participatory Funding Website 
June 13- Performance Based Regulation – Public Comment

On May 2, the commission issued a notice for comments seeking stakeholder feedback related to metric regulatory goals, desired outcomes, and design principles. Written comments due by 5 p.m., Monday, June 13. Filing U-210590 Performance Based Regulation Website
June 16- Avista Clean Energy Implementation Plan – Recessed Open Meeting June 16 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – The UTC will hold a recessed Open Meeting to review and discuss Avista Corporation’s 2021 clean energy implementation plan (CEIP). The CEIP requirements are specified in WAC 480-100-640 and -645, and RCW 19.405.060(1). Filing UE-210628 
June 17 Annual Resource Adequacy Meeting

June 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Commerce and the UTC will hold an annual resource adequacy meeting to discuss the current, short-term, and long-term adequacy of energy resources to serve the state’s electric power needs.

Topics covered will include: recent assessments of electricity demand and supply, the electric power industry’s progress in developing a coordinated resource adequacy program, and other actions utilities are taking to ensure resource adequacy.  Commerce and the UTC are inviting the public to submit recommendations for improving resource adequacy. Please complete the survey by Monday, June 13 in order for your recommendations to be considered for discussion at the June 17 meeting.