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CETA & CEIP

Clean Energy Transformation Act

On May 7th, 2019, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law the Clean Energy Transformation ACT (CETA), which commits Washington State to achieve an electricity supply that is 100% greenhouse gas emissions free by 2045.

About CETA

Electricity production is the third-largest source of carbon emissions in the state. The bill aims to curb that by eliminating coal power, including the importation of electricity produced by coal-fired power plants in neighboring states, by 2025. Washington utilities, including Grant PUD, are required by law to transition to a carbon-neutral electricity supply by 2030, before eliminating fossil fuel electricity production completely by 2045.

The legislation requires utilities to engage the public to help determine their clean energy transition. Utilities will be required to account for the costs and impacts of carbon pollution when considering energy sources. As part of this requirement, utilities must develop a Clean Energy Implementation Plan (CEIP) that demonstrates how they will work to meet carbon standards at the lowest reasonable cost in the next four years. 

Upcoming Meetings

PUBLIC HEARING: Clean energy targets, energy consumption and communicate assistance programs

The Clean Energy Transformation ACT (CETA) commits utilities to reach 100% clean electricity supply by 2045 while providing safeguards to maintain affordable rates and reliable service. CETA also requires an equitable distribution of the benefits from the transition to clean energy for all utility customers and adds and expands energy assistance programs for low-income customers.

Grant PUD will be hosting a public hearing to share its clean energy targets, plans to reduce energy consumption, and communicate assistance programs to qualifying households of highly impacted areas throughout the county. All of these elements will be incorporated into Grant PUD’s Clean Energy Implementation Plan (CEIP) that demonstrates how they will work to meet the clean energy standards at the lowest reasonable cost in the next four years.

To encourage customer engagement in developing its CEIP, Grant PUD will be conducting a virtual workshop to discuss and take public comment on its CEIP.

This virtual workshop will occur as part of the business meeting during the October 26 commission meeting. The business meeting begins at 1 p.m. and attendees can participate virtually by calling 509-703-5291 and using conference ID 287 686 505#

 

Previous Meeting Materials

Meeting materials are in PDF format in English. To request these materials in another form or language, send a message to CETA@gcpud.org.

September 29, 2021 - Virtual Public workshops on Grant PUD's CEIP

How to access a Microsoft Teams Meeting from a Computer:

 
1. Click on the meeting link. A pop-up window will give you the option to Download the app, or to "Join on the web instead." Choose "Join on the web instead."

2. A pop-up will appear in the top left corner of your browser, asking you to grant permission for Microsoft Teams to use your microphone and camera. Click on the "Allow" button.

3. You will be prompted to enter your name and click "Join now."

4. You will be placed in a "waiting room" until the person running the meeting lets you in.

Other Tips

  • Remember to mute yourself when not speaking.

  • You can turn on your camera if you want to.

  • Feel free to also comment or ask questions in the chat area.

Questions or comments?

Contact us by emailing CETA@gcpud.org