May 3, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 3, 2021 Announcements CETA rulemaking resumes with questions about storage accounting Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) are resuming their work to adopt rules implementing CETA. The agencies are inviting stakeholder comments on possible rules concerning the tracking and accounting of electricity used and provided in energy […]

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April 26, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- April 26, 2021
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, April 26, 2021 Announcements Public hearing for Phase 3 rules 1 p.m. PST, Wednesday, April 28 Commerce will be holding a public hearing on a proposed rule to define two terms used in CETA: energy assistance need and low-income. The hearing is at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28. The proposed rule defines […]

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April 20, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- April 19
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, April 19, 2021 Clean Energy Transformation Act Bulletin Don’t forget to visit the CETA rulemaking webpage. Announcements Energy burden and energy assistance data now available CETA requires the Washington State Department of Commerce and the state’s utilities to assess energy assistance available to low-income households across the state. Under RCW 19.405.120, […]

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April 12, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- April 12, 2021
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, April 12, 2021 Announcements Public hearing for Phase 3 rules 1 p.m. PST, Wednesday, April 28 Commerce will be holding a public hearing on a proposed rule to define two terms used in CETA: energy assistance need and low-income. The hearing is at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28. The proposed rule defines […]

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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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January 4, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, January 4, 2021 Announcements Phase 2 of the CETA rules adopted Commerce formally adopted the second phase of its CETA rules on Dec. 29, 2020 to ensure the proper implementation and enforcement of the statute (Chapter 19.405 RCW). The rules were required to be submitted by Dec. 31, 2020. They […]

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December 7, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, December 7, 2020 Announcements CR-103 filing to come at the end of December Commerce will be filing its CR-103 by the end of December. We appreciate all the written and oral comments we received on Dec. 2 and we greatly appreciate everyone’s participation throughout the rulemaking process. We will notify […]

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November 30, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, November 30, 2020 Announcements UTC accepting comments on interpretation of electricity use requirement In publishing proposed CETA rules, both Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission deferred proposing rule language interpreting the requirement in RCW 19.405.040(1)(a) that a utility use at least 80% renewable or non-emitting electricity under the 2030 […]

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November 16, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- November 16
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, November 16, 2020 Announcements UTC accepting comments on interpretation of electricity use requirement In publishing proposed CETA rules, both Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) deferred proposing rule language interpreting the requirement in RCW 19.405.040(1)(a) that a utility use at least 80% renewable or non-emitting electricity under the […]

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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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