HB 1233-S.E - DIGEST

Declares it is the policy of the state that a distributed energy resources planning process engaged in by an electric utility in the state should accomplish certain goals.

Provides an explanation for the goals and requires the legislature to: (1) By January 1, 2023, conduct an initial review of the state's policy pertaining to distributed energy resources planning under chapter 19.280 RCW relating to electric utility resource plans; and

(2) By January 1, 2026, and every four years thereafter, conduct a full review of the policy and determine: (a) How many electric utilities in the state have engaged in or are engaging in a planning process; (b) whether the process has met the specified goals; and (c) whether the goals need to be expanded or amended.