August 17, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- August 17
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, August 17, 2020 Announcements CETA second draft rules available for stakeholder feedback Commerce posted revised draft rules today for implementation of the state’s clean electricity law, the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA). The second draft rules are available on the CETA rulemaking website. The second draft rules follow multiple stakeholder workshops and […]

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August 10, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- August 10
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, August 10, 2020 Announcements Utility data collection tool is now live! Commerce’s data survey tool for utility data collection on low-income energy assistance programs is now available on the Energy Assistance under CETA webpage. Instructions (both PDF and Word versions) of the survey questions are also available on the webpage. The […]

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August 3, 2020
Member Profile #5- Jimmy Jia
CleanTech Alliance member Jimmy Jia shares how he’s adapting to and overcoming the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to inspire and connect our members in these difficult times, the CleanTech Alliance is publishing a series of profiles to highlight how are members are adjusting to this new normal. You can read […]

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August 3, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- August 3
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, August 3, 2020 Announcements Utility data collection tool is now live! Commerce’s data survey tool for utility data collection on low-income energy assistance programs is now available on the Energy Assistance under CETA webpage. Instructions (both PDF and Word versions) of the survey questions are also available on the webpage. The […]

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July 27, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- July 27
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, July 27, 2020 Announcements Joint workshop on delivery requirements for renewable generation Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission are conducting a joint workshop from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on July 27 to discuss the two agencies’ interpretations of RCW 19.405.040(1)(a) and stakeholder responses to the Commerce draft discussion rules and Commission […]

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July 23, 2020
Clean Energy Business Network Weekly Bulletin- July 23
Source: CEBN, July 23, 2020 This week, Senate Republicans plan to release details of their COVID-19 aid package, CRES Forum hosts an event (today) addressing climate change plans among conservatives, and a coalition of mayors from cities across the world releases a COVID-19 recovery blueprint. MEMBER CONNECTIONSXChanger system offers 30% HVAC improvementThe XChanger is a forced heating and cooling air management […]

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July 22, 2020
Pioneering Materials Scientist James De Yoreo Receives Distinguished Scientist Fellow Award
Source: Karyn Hede, PNNL, July 22, 2020 Materials science pioneer James (Jim) De Yoreo has been named a 2020 “Distinguished Scientist Fellow” by the U.S. Department of Energy’s  Office of Science. De Yoreo is a Laboratory Fellow at DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He co-directs the Northwest Institute for Materials Physics, Chemistry, and Technology, which […]

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July 22, 2020
Island-based Impact Bioenergy fuels up car with food waste
Source: Paul Rowley, Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber, July 18 In the film series “Back to the Future,” the character Doc Brown predicted a different way of life — unconventional by the standards of 1980s America — when he powered up his trusty DeLorean time machine with garbage. That idea stuck with the team behind Vashon-based Impact […]

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July 22, 2020
Evaluating Infrastructure To Meet Food Waste Reduction Goal
Source: Nora Goldstein, Biocycle, July 14, 2020 A 2019 law in Washington state established a goal to reduce food waste by 50% by 2030. New report assesses existing capacity for food recovery, animal feed, composting and AD. The report categorizes anaerobic digestion as an industrial use (per the U.S. EPA food recovery hierarchy). The three main […]

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July 21, 2020
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- July 21
Source: Utilities Transportation Commission, July 21, 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their electricity from […]

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