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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March 5, 2020
University of Washington clean water spinout Membrion raises $6M
Source: Nat Levy, March 4, 2020 A Seattle startup that wants to increase access to fresh water just raised $6 million in new funding. Membrion makes membranes that are critical components in machines that turn some types of salty water, such as underground aquifers and estuaries, into fresh water. Membrion says its membranes lower the cost […]

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March 4, 2020
UTC Clean Energy Bulletin – March 3, 2020
Source: UTC, March 3, 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 2, 2020
Clean Buildings Initiative Bulletin – 3/2/2020
Source: WA state Commerce, March 3, 2020 March 4 Utility Incentives Webinar This webinar will focus on Clean Buildings early adopter incentives. The session will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, via WebEx. March 11 comments due for Sections Five and Six Commerce is requesting comments on ASHRAE Standard 100 sections […]

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March 2, 2020
Three PNNL Innovations Honored with National Awards
Source: PNNL, Feb 28, 2020 The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer has honored three innovations at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: energy use sensors, fish and wildlife tracking devices and a streamlined technology licensing agreement. The innovations were among the 2020 FLC national awards the consortium announced earlier this month. PNNL […]

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