The Data Technical Advisory Group (Data TAG) provides leadership and guidance to the Washington State Department of Commerce (Commerce) for development of best practices and resources to implement the data collection work directed under RCW 19.405.120(3). The Data TAG will assist with data collection from utilities, provide advice on guidelines for utility data reporting and support Commerce’s work to aggregate and publish statewide resources.
Roles and Responsibilities
Advise Commerce in development of aggregated data resources under RCW 19.405.120(3)(a); Develop and improve the data tool used for aggregating data under RCW 19.405.120(3)(b);
Offer constructive solutions and ideas to promote the usability of aggregated data and data visualization on Commerce’s website;
Offer advice and solutions to issues and problems arising in the course of data collection, starting on July 31, 2020;
Develop ideas to address data gaps and other resource needs for future data collection and to promote intent of RCW 19.405.120.
The TAG will consist of at least one representatives from the following groups:
(2) Utilities and Transportation Commission
(3) Investor Owned Utility
(4) Public Utility District
(5) Rural Electric Coop
(6) Municipal Utility