March 27, 2020
E8 Panel: Cleantech and Investing in a Time of COVID-19
Below you will find some very interesting and insightful commentary from E8‘s March 26, 2020 panel on the investment outlook in an uncertain time. E8 is a partner of the CleanTech Alliance. Members of E8 are committed to advancing clean technologies by investing in highly promising, early-stage companies all across North America. The innovations we support […]

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March 27, 2020
All American to finish construction of hydrogen fuel cell vessel
Source: Workboat Staff, WorkBoat, March 26 All American Marine (AAM), Bellingham, Wash., has been awarded a contract by Switch Maritime (SW/TCH) to complete the construction and outfitting of an aluminum 70′, 84-passenger zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered, electric drive e-ferry. The ferry (referred to as the ‘Water-Go-Round’ project) will operate in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to its transfer to […]

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March 25, 2020
State regulators fast track $51 million in refunds to keep Avista customer rates steady
Source: UTC, March 25, 2020 OLYMPIA, Wash. –The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission today approved a rate increase for Avista Corporation electric and natural gas customers, but fast-tracked a number of customer refunds to hold rates down this year, when many customers are facing economic uncertainty due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. As a result, […]

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March 17, 2020
Clean Buildings Initiative Bulletin – March 16
Source: WA Department of Commerce, March 16, 2020 March 18 Clean Buildings Workshop Is CancelledThere will be no Clean Buildings workshop on March 18. Commerce continues to process comments received to date on the State’s Clean Buildings Law rulemaking effort and to develop proposed rule language based on ASHRAE Standard 100. In an effort to […]

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March 17, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin – March 16
Source: WA Department of Commerce, March 16, 2020 Announcements Upcoming workshops will be virtual-onlyIn accordance with Center for Disease Control and the Washington State Department of Health COVID-19 guidance, Commerce’s upcoming workshops will be virtual-only. Guidelines for Energy Assistance for Low-Income Households (RCW) 19.405.120Commerce has posted guidelines to provide background for the work directed under Energy Assistance for […]

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March 16, 2020
Weekly UTC Bulletin, March 16, 2020
Source: UTC, March 16, 2020. 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 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.   Over the next two years, the commission will conduct numerous […]

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March 11, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA)
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, March 10, 2020 Announcement Joint workshop on incremental cost will be remote only Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission are converting the scheduled workshop on March 17 to a remote-only format. The workshop runs from 9 a.m. to noon. Meeting link: https://watech.webex.com/watech/j.php?MTID=m6faac380849a18b287ebc87b09be4140 Password: CETA135! Join by phone: +1-415-655-0001 Access code: […]

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March 11, 2020
Weekly UTC Bulletin, March 10, 2020
Source: UTC, March 11, 2020 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 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 […]

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March 9, 2020
Clean Buildings Initiative Bulletin – March 3, 2020
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, March 3 2020 Announcements 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19) In response to COVID-19, the Buildings Unit is suspending its upcoming in-person workshops. These workshops will be hosted online instead. Recordings of the meetings will continue to be posted on the buildings webpage. If the outbreak subsides, in-person meetings will resume. […]

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