March 30, 2020
Opportunity: Clean Energy Transition Institute Research Analyst
Source: Clean Energy Transition Institute, March 30, 2020 About this Position With direction from the Executive Director, the Research Analyst will be responsible for researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting studies, policies, and data related to deep decarbonization. The Research Analyst will scour a wide range of information sources and condense large amounts of information to […]

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March 30, 2020
Opportunity: Clean Energy Transition Institute Program Manager
Source: Clean Energy Transition Institute, March 30, 2020 About this Position As part of the team charting a path to deep decarbonization, the Program Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the Institute’s projects are carefully planned and completed on time and within budget. Initial projects include managing the Washington state contract to provide technical […]

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March 30, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin – March 30
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, March 30, 2020 Announcements Comment opportunity on thermal renewable energy credit (T-RECs) draft language Commerce is now accepting comments on draft rule language for T-RECs. T-RECs represent the use of biomass energy for a secondary (non-power generation) purpose in a combined heat and power facility. These are an alternative compliance […]

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March 24, 2020
Help From Manufacturers: Can You Provide Needed Products?
Manufacturers are directed to one of three places on DES’ website: To arrange bulk donations of specified items please fill out this form and send it to PPEDonation@des.wa.gov. If you have Personal Protective Equipment that can be made available, here is the Purchasing/procurement link. Definitions of what is included can be found here. If you […]

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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
Department of Energy Announces $25 Million for Plastics Recycling R&D, Launches Upcycling Consortium
Source: DOE, March 16, 2020 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $25 million in funding for plastics recycling research and development (R&D). The funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is part of the Department’s Plastics Innovation Challenge, a comprehensive program to accelerate innovations in plastics recycling technologies. “The Trump Administration is committed to advancing plastic […]

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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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