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State Comparison

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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 105,682,248 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 25,478 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 15,889 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 62%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 8.08ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 0%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 16%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 11%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 61%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 2%
Electricity Generated from Wind 10%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
Jay Inslee
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2013-01-16
Name
Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
Abbreviation
UTC
Year Established
1905
Associated ISO or RTO
None
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Gas Pipelines and Safety", "Rail", "Telecommunications", "Transportation", "Water", "Solid Waste Disposal (Landfills)"]
Number of Seats
3
Staff Size
150
Current Commissioner Count
3
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
Washington State Legislature
Session Length in Months
3
Session Start Date
2020-01-13
Session End Date
2020-03-12