May 18, 2021
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- May 18, 2021
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, May 18, 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 […]

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May 17, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 17
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 17, 2021 Announcements Comment period for storage accounting extended Deadline: June 2, 2021 Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) are resuming their work to adopt rules implementing CETA. The agencies are inviting stakeholder comments on possible rules concerning the tracking and accounting of electricity used and provided […]

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May 13, 2021
Grid Modernization Grant Update- Deadline Extended
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 13, 2021 Application deadline extended to 5 p.m. June 15  Commerce has extended the deadline for the current Grid Modernization program funding opportunity. Applications are now due by 5 p.m. PT on June 15, 2021. Up to $4.6 million is available to support electric utilities in deploying grid modernization projects that facilitate […]

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May 11, 2021
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, May 11, 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 […]

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May 10, 2021
Coal Cost Crossover 2.0 Interactive
Source: Energy Innovation Center, May 4, 2021 This visual interactive feature allows users to explore the major findings of the Coal Cost Crossover 2.0 report. Users can scroll to view interactive maps showing the specific locations of uneconomic coal plants and regions where new solar or new wind resources would be cheaper than existing coal. […]

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May 10, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 10
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 10, 2021 Announcements Joint Commerce/UTC resource adequacy meeting May 11, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Commerce is partnering with the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) to hold an annual meeting to discuss issues related to resource adequacy for utilities in Washington. Meeting details and materials will be posted on […]

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May 7, 2021
Reminder for Grid Modernization Program – Application Deadline
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 7, 2021 Applications are due by 5 p.m. on May 18, 2021 This is a reminder to all retail electric utility representatives interested in applying for the current Grid Modernization program funding opportunity. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on May 18, 2021. Commerce previously announced a new application period for […]

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May 3, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 3, 2021 Announcements CETA rulemaking resumes with questions about storage accounting Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) are resuming their work to adopt rules implementing CETA. The agencies are inviting stakeholder comments on possible rules concerning the tracking and accounting of electricity used and provided in energy […]

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April 27, 2021
Washington State Legislative Session Report- Final Report of the 2021 Session
The 2021 Legislative Session officially adjourned on Sunday, April 25th, on time. This 105-day biennial budget-writing session marked the first time in history, the majority of the legislative session was held remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The virtual format led to a decrease in the number of bills considered this year. Overall, 1,544 pieces […]

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April 27, 2021
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- April 27
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, April 27, 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 […]

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