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Record No: Res 32061    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/16/2022
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION relating to the City Light Department; acknowledging and approving the 2022 Integrated Resource Plan as conforming with the public policy objectives of The City of Seattle and the requirements of the State of Washington; and approving the Integrated Resource Plan for the biennium September 2022 through August 2024.
Sponsors: Sara Nelson
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Seattle City Light 2022 Integrated Resource Plan
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION relating to the City Light Department; acknowledging and approving the 2022 Integrated Resource Plan as conforming with the public policy objectives of The City of Seattle and the requirements of the State of Washington; and approving the Integrated Resource Plan for the biennium September 2022 through August 2024.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle (the "City") recognizes the desire of its citizens to have adequate, reliable, affordable, equitable, low risk, and environmentally responsible electric power resources; and
WHEREAS, the City recognizes the need for clean and reliable electric power resources to assure the economic well-being, health, comfort, and safety of its citizens; and
WHEREAS, the 2022 Integrated Resource Plan continues to emphasize conservation, and also emphasizes engagement in regional energy programs and markets, resource diversity, reasonable cost, the addition of clean renewable resources, and customer participation in new programs such as demand response and customer-owned solar installation; and
WHEREAS, the 2022 Integrated Resource Plan paves the way for transportation and building electrification efforts that will reduce reliance on fossil fuels, and is consistent with Seattle City Council Resolution 30144 for meeting as much load growth as possible with conservation and renewable or non-emitting resources; and
WHEREAS, the 2022 Integrated Resource Plan recognizes that City Light has been a leader in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions and plans to maintain greenhouse neutrality; and
WHEREAS, the 2022 Integrated Resource Plan describes that City Light has a role to serve to further advance regional greenhouse gas reductions and support leadership in the region as a model for energy conservation, renewable or non-emitting energy and electrification; and
WHEREAS, the 2022 Integrated Resource Plan includes a ten-year Clean Energy Action Plan describing the steps that Cit...

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