July 7, 2020
Commerce to request public input on Low-Income Community Solar Deployment (LICSD) grant
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, July 7, 2020 Commerce will begin accepting public input concerning draft guidelines for the Clean Energy Fund’s Solar Deployment program in July. The new solicitation is expected to focus on low-income community solar deployment, and to cover at least $2,328,000 in remaining funds. Commerce expects to post the draft guidelines […]

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July 7, 2020
UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- July 7
Source: Utilities Transportation Commission, July 7, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and […]

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June 22, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- June 22
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 22, 2020 Commerce’s upcoming June 24 workshop Commerce’s June 24 workshop will focus on the following draft rule language: 194- 40-040 – Compliance reporting for the greenhouse gas (GHG) Neutral Standard. 194-40-050 – Submission of clean energy implementation plan. 194-40-330 – Methodologies for energy efficiency and demand response resources. […]

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June 8, 2020
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 8, 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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June 5, 2020
Lower Valley dairies receive state grants for clean energy projects
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic, May 28, 2020 Two Lower Valley dairies and a company that provides filtration for animal waste have been awarded a share of $970,000 in grants from the state Department of Commerce for clean energy projects. The funds are from the state’s Clean Energy Fund under its Dairy Digester Enhancement Program. They are […]

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June 2, 2020
Weekly CETA Bulletin- June 2
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 2, 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 priority […]

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June 2, 2020
UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- June 2
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 2, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates 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 […]

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May 28, 2020
UTC Bulletin: EIA Rule Adoption Hearing Cancelled
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 28, 2020 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission has canceled and plans to reschedule the adoption hearing for proposed rules in its Energy Independence Act (EIA) rulemaking. Legislation passed in 2019 amended portions of the EIA to require utilities to source 100% of their electricity from renewable or non-carbon-emitting resources, […]

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May 26, 2020
UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- May 26
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 26, 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 […]

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May 26, 2020
Commerce awards $970,000 for dairy digester clean energy projects
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 26, 2020 Competitive process identifies four innovative projects to advance anaerobic digesters at dairies in eastern and western Washington. OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $970,000 in grants from the Clean Energy Fund (CEF) under the Dairy Digester Enhancement Program.  Four proposed projects will […]

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