September 28, 2021
New round of State Project Improvement grants now open
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 28, 2021 Up to $4.5 million available for energy retrofits in public buildings Commerce is now accepting applications for over $4.5 million in grants through the Energy Retrofits for Public Buildings – State Project Improvement (SPI) Grants program. Deadline: Phase 1 applications are due at 4 p.m. Oct. 20, […]

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September 27, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- September 27
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, September 27, 2021 Today’s workshop on “double counting” extended to allow more discussion: 1 – 4:30 p.m. Today’s joint rulemaking workshop presented by Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) has been extended by a half hour to provide additional time for panel discussions about double counting. The […]

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August 12, 2021
Attention marine clean tech startups and entrepreneurs
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, August 12, 2021 New BlueTech/CleanTech Innovation Cohort forming now, applications due Aug. 20. The Northwest Innovation Resource Center, in partnership with the CleanTech Alliance and Washington Maritime Blue, is convening a cohort of blue tech/clean tech innovators and early stage startups in northwest Washington. Cohort members will have access to […]

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July 27, 2021
Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin
Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, July 27, 2021 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by […]

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July 12, 2021
Rulemaking Notice: Amending WAC 365-230
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, July 12, 2021 Updating clearance standards for lead in dust on floors and windows for lead-based paint programs  This rulemaking will align Commerce with the Environmental Protection Agency’s updated clearance standards for lead in dust on floors and windows in homes or children’s facilities, and existing definitions for “landlord” […]

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June 28, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- June 28
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 28, 2021 Draft CEIP template comment deadline June 29, 2021 Commerce is requesting stakeholder feedback on its draft Clean Energy Implementation Plan (CEIP) template. Comments received will be used to improve the template and inform the instructions section of the template. The template and a recording of the CEIP […]

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June 24, 2021
Energy Retrofits for Public Buildings – Solar Grants Program now accepting applications for new round of funding
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 24, 2021 Commerce is now accepting applications for a competitive grant with up to $3,465,810 available through the Energy Retrofits for Public Buildings – Solar Grants Program. Solar Grants provide competitive funding to install solar at existing public buildings and facilities such as schools, hospitals, civic buildings and wastewater […]

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June 15, 2021
Up to $5.3 million in funding available for Grants to Non-profit Lenders
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 15, 2021 Commerce has announced a Request for Applications (RFA) for non-profit lenders interested in operating a revolving loan fund program. Through the Clean Energy Fund, Commerce provides grants to non-profit lenders who connect small businesses, non-profits, multi-family building owners, and homeowners with low cost financing for clean energy […]

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June 14, 2021
Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- June 14
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, June 14, 2021 Announcements Notice for public comment opportunity on market purchases and double counting Deadline: June 14, 2021 Commerce and the UTC are requesting stakeholder comments on organized market purchases and double counting. Specific questions and comment procedures are posted on the CETA webpage. Draft CEIP template webinar June […]

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