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Commerce schedules two stakeholder workshops on implementation of Washington’s 100% clean electricity law

The Washington Department of Commerce will hold two public workshops to discuss implementation of Washington’s new 100% clean electricity law, known as the Clean Energy Transformation Act. Input from these workshops will help the agency set priorities for rulemaking work over the next two years. The Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA), or Senate Bill 5116, establishes new planning requirements for electric utilities and sets specific standards to reduce and eventually

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Commerce announces notice of funding opportunity for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction projects

The GHG Emissions Reduction Program is a grant program supported through Commerce’s Clean Energy Fund (CEF3) OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce is seeking proposals for the new Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction Program. The Washington State Legislature created the GHG Reduction grant program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect or create aluminum manufacturing jobs in Whatcom County. GHG program-funded projects must provide a public benefit

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Interbay Public Engagement

Learn more about what we’ve heard through public engagement on the Interbay planning process

Would you like to learn more about what Commerce has been hearing through public engagement as part of our planning process? We’ve posted a comprehensive public engagement report on the Interbay Project website.  Also posted are the public presentations from the last advisory committee meeting as well as all the public comment we have received to date for you to review.  We will be updating this material periodically. We would also

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