January 25, 2021
2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report: Week 2
Source: Brad Boswell, January 23, 2021 Week Two The second week of the 105 day 2021 Legislative Session is now complete. This week was full of virtual committee hearings and executive sessions. Many bills directly related to COVID-19 response have been quickly moving through the legislative process including the Governor’s unemployment insurance bill, a bill […]

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January 19, 2021
2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report: Week 1
Source: Brad Boswell, January 16, 2021 Week One Today marks the end of the first week of the 2021 Legislative Session in Washington. On Monday several legislators came to a largely empty Capitol Campus to take an in-person vote to adopt rules to allow for a virtual session. Both the House and the Senate engaged […]

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January 11, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- January 11
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, January 11, 2021 Announcements Department of Ecology adopts CETA rules Ecology adopted a new rule Chapter 173-444 WAC Clean Energy Transformation Rule to implement parts of the Washington Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) related to energy transformation projects and determining the greenhouse gas emissions content in electricity. For more information, […]

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December 18, 2020
Commerce awards $9.8 million for electric vehicle charging infrastructure throughout the state
Source: Washington state Department of Commerce, December 17, 2020 The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $9.8 million in Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) grants for 14 projects in communities across the state. Priority was given to projects designed to close gaps in availability of EV charging infrastructure and aid communities disproportionately impacted by […]

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December 17, 2020
Commerce awards $9.8 million for electric vehicle charging infrastructure throughout the state
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, December 17, 2020 Projects prioritize communities underserved by EV infrastructure and those disproportionately impacted by climate change and pollution from transportation systems OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $9.8 million in Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) grants for 14 projects in communities across the state. […]

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November 2, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- November 2
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, November 2, 2020 Announcements CR-102 Submitted for Phase 2 of the CETA rules The Washington Department of Commerce filed proposed rule language on Oct. 21 to implement the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA), Washington’s landmark clean electricity legislation enacted in 2019. The proposed rules will be published in November in […]

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October 27, 2020
Weekly UTC Bulletin- October 27
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, October 27, 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […]

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October 23, 2020
Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- October 23
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, October 23, 2020 Don’t forget to visit the CETA rulemaking webpage Announcements The Washington Department of Commerce filed proposed rule language on Oct. 21 to implement the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA), Washington’s landmark clean electricity legislation enacted in 2019. The proposed rules will be published in November in the Washington […]

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