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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October 25, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- October 25
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, October 25, 2021 UTC requests comments on draft CETA rule We have no new updates to share with you this week. As a reminder, the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) published a request for comments on draft rule text to interpret the provisions in CETA that require utilities to “use electricity” that […]

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October 18, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation (CETA) Bulletin- October 18
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, October 18, 2021 UTC requests comments on draft CETA rule Last week the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) published a request for comments on draft rule text to interpret the provisions in CETA that require utilities to “use electricity” that is renewable or non-emitting. Commerce is not updating its draft rule language (PDF) on […]

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October 12, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- October 12
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, October 12, 2021 Notice of request for comments The Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) today published a request for comments on draft rule text to interpret the provisions in CETA that require utilities to “use electricity” that is renewable or non-emitting (Docket UE-210183).  Find information here on the UTC website. Commerce is not updating […]

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August 30, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- August 30
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, August 30, 2021 UPDATE: Clean Energy Implementation Plan (CEIP) template has been updated Commerce has issued a revised CEIP template to address minor formatting issues and provide clarification, including: removing the drop-down tabs on the “Population affected” column on the “Forecast of Impacts” tab, clarifying that more than one population […]

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August 9, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- August 9th
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, August 9, 2021 Don’t forget to visit the CETA rulemaking webpage. Commerce publishes 2021 Energy Independence Act Summary and Detail Report The Washington State Department of Commerce has posted the 2021 Energy Independence Act (EIA) Report Summary and Detail on the EIA Reporting webpage. The Report Summary and Detail shows utility progress toward meeting […]

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July 27, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, July 27, 2021 Energy assistance reporting template and “how to” webinar recording available All electric utilities are required to provide an assessment of energy assistance programs to Commerce by February 1, 2022 as part of compliance with RCW 19.405.120(4). An outline of the requirements for the reporting template is now available […]

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