by Meredith Connolly on August 22, 2023
by Climate Solutions on August 21, 2023
On August 9, the Department of Ecology held its first allowance reserve auction under the Climate Commitment Act, raising an additional $62.5 million for needed climate solutions across the state. This auction is a mechanism built into the CCA to stabilize costs and ensure that carbon allowances are obtainable and reasonably priced for entities covered by the CCA.
by Juan M. Muñoz Jiménez on August 15, 2023
by Greer Ryan on August 4, 2023
[PRESS RELEASE] A historic settlement in a contested rate case between Oregon’s second-largest gas utility and intervening organizations will require Avista to phase out fossil fuel subsidies, dramatically expand low-income weatherization programs and restrict political spending by the gas company that undermines state climate law.
by Climate Solutions on July 10, 2023
[PRESS RELEASE] Avista inappropriately billed customers for anti-climate litigation spending, and is proposing to increase bills for continued litigation costs, according to testimony submitted by environmental groups to the Oregon PUC.
by Gregg Small on July 7, 2023
Since our founding 25 years ago, Climate Solutions has believed strongly in the importance of the business community to drive solutions to the climate crisis. Since 1998, we have partnered with businesses in all sorts of ways. In the early 2000’s, we launched one of our first programs, Harvesting Clean Energy, to work with farmers, economic development professionals, and rural business leaders to promote clean energy development to boost the rural economy.
by Climate Solutions on June 7, 2023
[PRESS RELEASE] Washington's second ever auction for allowances under the Climate Commitment Act (CCA) this week raised more than $557 million that will fund climate and clean energy projects across the state.
by Climate Solutions on May 5, 2023
In Support of Public Utility Commission Staff’s Analysis, Climate Advocates Call on Commissioners to Require the Major Gas Utility to Develop a Realistic Long-term Investment Plan to Meet State Climate Goals and Protect Vulnerable Utility Customers
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