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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May 10, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 10
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 10, 2021 Announcements Joint Commerce/UTC resource adequacy meeting May 11, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Commerce is partnering with the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) to hold an annual meeting to discuss issues related to resource adequacy for utilities in Washington. Meeting details and materials will be posted on […]

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November 9, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, November 9, 2020 Announcements CR-102 Submitted for Phase 2 of the CETA rules Commerce filed proposed rule language on Oct. 21 to implement the Clean Energy Transformation Act, Washington’s landmark clean electricity legislation enacted in 2019. The proposed rules will be published in November in the Washington State Register, and […]

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September 28, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- September 28
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 28, 2020 Announcements Utility Energy Assistance Program Survey Commerce’s data survey tool for utility data collection on low-income energy assistance programs is 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 tool will remain […]

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September 8, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Tranformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 8, 2020 Announcements Deadline extended for information cost impacts of the draft rules At Commerce’s Sept. 2 workshop, stakeholders requested more time to submit information on cost impacts of the draft rules. Commerce has extended the submission deadline to Sept. 25. Responses to Commerce’s request are voluntary. If you have any […]

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August 31, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, August 31, 2020 Announcements Streamlining CETA and Energy Independence Act (EIA) requirements At its Sept. 2 workshop, Commerce hopes to identify opportunities to streamline the requirements of Washington’s two clean electricity laws, CETA and EIA, to simplify compliance and avoid duplicative processes. Commerce will also be taking questions about its cost […]

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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 21, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, July 21, 2020 Commerce developing tool to collect energy assistance program data pursuant to RCW 19.405.120(3) Commerce has convened a technical advisory group (TAG) to support agency work on low-income energy assistance program data collection. The TAG will support development of a tool to collect utility program data as required […]

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May 26, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 26
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 26, 2020 Announcements Comments requested by June 8 on draft incremental cost rule Commerce is requesting written comments on the draft incremental cost rule for the Clean Energy Transformation Act. This rule (WAC 194-40-230) is included in the first discussion draft published April 28. Written comments will be used to identify […]

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May 18, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 18
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 18, 2020 Announcements Compliance draft rule language virtual-only workshop The tentative agenda for the May 21 workshop is to discuss three compliance rules in the first discussion draft: Sections 300, 310, and 320. The draft rule language is available on the CETA rulemaking webpage. Meeting materials will be posted prior to […]

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