April 21, 2022
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- April 21
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, April 21, 2022 Join clean energy implementation plan webinaron May 6 Commerce is hosting a webinar on consumer-owned utility clean energy implementation plans (CEIPs) submitted to the agency on Jan. 1, 2022. An aggregate spreadsheet of the CEIPs submitted by consumer-owned utilities will be presented. Consumer-owned utilities and the […]

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April 11, 2022
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- April 11
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, April 11, 2022 Public hearing on proposed CETA rules scheduled April 27 Commerce will host a virtual public hearing on its proposed rules at 1 p.m. on April 27. The rules cover double counting, wholesale market transactions and storage accounting. Additional details and hearing information are posted on the CETA […]

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March 23, 2022
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- March 23
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, March 23, 2022 Commerce publishes proposed rules, schedules public hearing On March 23, 2022, the Washington State Department of Commerce filed proposed rules to implement key provisions in Washington’s 100% clean electricity law, the Clean Energy Transformation Act (Ch. 19.405 RCW, 2019). The proposed rules were developed after stakeholder […]

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February 25, 2022
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- February 25
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, February 25, 2022 Request for cost information on draft rules’ impact Commerce is requesting information from electric utilities on the cost impacts of the draft rules proposed on Jan. 19, 2022. Developed in coordination with the Utilities and Transportation Commission, the draft rules focus on the interpretation of use, […]

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February 7, 2022
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- Feb 7
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, February 7, 2022 Wednesday deadline for public input on draft rules Draft rules on the interpretation of use, double counting, and storage under the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) were developed in coordination with the Utilities and Transportation Commission and posted on the Commerce website for public input. The public comment […]

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January 4, 2022
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Weekly Bulletin- January 4
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, January 4, 2022 Commerce publishes 2020 Utility Emissions Report Starting this year, each utility provider is required to calculate and report the greenhouse gas content of the electricity it provides to retail customers in Washington. The calculation must be based on the amounts and fuel sources claimed in the fuel […]

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December 21, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- December 21
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, December 21, 2021 Thank you for participating in the 2021 rulemaking workshops Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) have concluded their CETA rulemaking workshops for 2021. The agencies greatly appreciate stakeholder participation in the rulemaking process this year, and look forward to announcing next steps in 2022.  On behalf […]

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December 10, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- December 10
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, December 10, 2021 Commerce posts 2020 fuel mix disclosure reports Commerce has published the Washington electric utility 2020 fuel mix disclosure reports on the Fuel Mix Disclosures webpage. The fuel characteristics disclosure (RCW 19.29A) requires Washington utilities to disclose to their customers the mix of fuels used to generate the electricity […]

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November 18, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- November 18
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, November 18, 2021 Draft double counting and storage rules release Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) released draft rules to implement the prohibition on double counting unbundled renewable energy credits (RECs) and to clarify accounting for energy storage under CETA. The draft rules, notice of opportunity to comment […]

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November 2, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- November 1
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, November 1, 2021 All consumer-owned utilities must complete CEIP template by Jan. 1, 2022 Washington’s public utility districts, municipal electric utilities and electric cooperatives are required to submit a completed clean energy implementation plan (CEIP) template by Jan. 1, 2022. The CEIP requirements are based on statute and explained through the rules established […]

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