June 5, 2020
Lower Valley dairies receive state grants for clean energy projects
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic, May 28, 2020 Two Lower Valley dairies and a company that provides filtration for animal waste have been awarded a share of $970,000 in grants from the state Department of Commerce for clean energy projects. The funds are from the state’s Clean Energy Fund under its Dairy Digester Enhancement Program. They are […]

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June 2, 2020
Weekly CETA Bulletin- June 2
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 2, 2020 Announcements Comments requested by June 8 on draft incremental cost rule Commerce is requesting written comments on the draft incremental cost rule for the Clean Energy Transformation Act. This rule (WAC 194-40-230) is included in the first discussion draft published April 28. Written comments will be used to identify priority […]

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June 1, 2020
PEDC Summer Pitch Night 2020
Source: Clean Energy Business Network, June 1, 2020 The CEBN is pleased to invite you to an exciting event this week:  PEDC Summer Pitch Night 2020 Thursday, June 4 2:00 – 5:00 pm ET  PEDC is hosting its 2020 Summer Pitch Night as a virtual event on June 4th. Don’t miss this showcase of new clean […]

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May 28, 2020
UTC Bulletin: EIA Rule Adoption Hearing Cancelled
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 28, 2020 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission has canceled and plans to reschedule the adoption hearing for proposed rules in its Energy Independence Act (EIA) rulemaking. Legislation passed in 2019 amended portions of the EIA to require utilities to source 100% of their electricity from renewable or non-carbon-emitting resources, […]

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May 26, 2020
Commerce awards $970,000 for dairy digester clean energy projects
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 26, 2020 Competitive process identifies four innovative projects to advance anaerobic digesters at dairies in eastern and western Washington. OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $970,000 in grants from the Clean Energy Fund (CEF) under the Dairy Digester Enhancement Program.  Four proposed projects will […]

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May 26, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 26
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 26, 2020 Announcements Comments requested by June 8 on draft incremental cost rule Commerce is requesting written comments on the draft incremental cost rule for the Clean Energy Transformation Act. This rule (WAC 194-40-230) is included in the first discussion draft published April 28. Written comments will be used to identify […]

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May 19, 2020
CTFusion cited in Bloomberg’s “Chasing Disruption with the Promise of Fusion” Report
Bloomberg NEF, December 19, 2019 CTFusion was spun out of DOE-funded research at the University of Washington and is developing sustained spheromaks, compact torus plasma configurations with stabilizing and confining magnetic fields. Spheromaks make the stabilizing toroidal magnetic field with plasmacurrent instead of with superconducting coils. CTFusion says this reduces complexity and sizeand should translate […]

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May 19, 2020
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- May 19
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 19, 2020 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 requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and […]

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May 18, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 18
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 18, 2020 Announcements Compliance draft rule language virtual-only workshop The tentative agenda for the May 21 workshop is to discuss three compliance rules in the first discussion draft: Sections 300, 310, and 320. The draft rule language is available on the CETA rulemaking webpage. Meeting materials will be posted prior to […]

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