Content Category: Policy Watch
Mark Udall Introduces Renewable Portfolio Standards Bill
on Wednesday February 18 2009 by NAW staff
Sens. Mark Udall, D-Colo., and Tom Udall, D-N.M., have introduced legislation to establish a federal renewable portfolio standard (RPS) that would require electric utilities to [read more]
Obama Approves Economic Stimulus Package
on Tuesday February 17 2009 by NAW Staff
President Obama has signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, a $787 billion stimulus packaged intended to create jobs, jumpstart growth and transform [read more]
Boxer Introduces Principles For Climate Change Legislation
on Wednesday February 04 2009 by NAW staff
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., chairwoman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, has released principles for global warming legislation, which include the creation of [read more]
Bingaman Promotes Financing Plan For Renewable Energy Producers
on Wednesday February 04 2009 by NAW staff
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., is urging Congress to include a new incentive program for renewable energy [read more]
Green Energy Act To Be Introduced Soon
on Wednesday February 04 2009 by NAW staff
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty says a proposed Green Energy Act would help lead to more than 50,000 new jobs over the next three years. The [read more]
O'Malley Introduces GHG Reduction Legislation
on Monday January 26 2009 by NAW staff
Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md., has unveiled legislation to commit the state to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 25% by 2020. The bill, which [read more]
Sebelius Outlines Legislative Pieces Of Energy Plan
on Wednesday January 14 2009 by NAW staff
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, D-Kan., has outlined legislative components of a comprehensive energy plan for the state. "It's time we take the next step toward a [read more]
Kaine Outlines Legislation To Promote Green Jobs
on Tuesday January 13 2009 by NAW staff
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, D-Va., has proposed several pieces of legislation designed to promote green jobs as part of his Renew Virginia initiative. "Creating green [read more]
AWEA Issues Legislative Alert For PTC Extension
on Tuesday January 13 2009 by NAW staff
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has issued a legislative alert encouraging people to contact their members of Congress in order to extend the production [read more]
Florida PSC Makes Recommendations For RPS Rules
on Friday January 02 2009 by NAW Staff
The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) staff has issued its recommendations for the Florida Legislature's consideration under Docket 080503 on the establishment of rules for [read more]
Granholm Establishes Energy Department
on Wednesday October 29 2008 by NAW staff
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm, D-Mich., has announced a reorganization of state government that aligns all activities related to renewable energy and energy efficiency into one [read more]
Oregon Governor Announces Climate Change Agenda For 2009
on Wednesday October 29 2008 by NAW staff
As part of his 2009 legislative agenda, Gov. Ted Kulongoski, D-Ore., has announced a series of climate change legislation to be considered in the 2009 [read more]
Corzine Introduces New Energy Master Plan
on Thursday October 23 2008 by NAW staff
Gov. Jon S. Corzine, D-N.J., has unveiled New Jersey's Energy Master Plan, a roadmap to guide the state toward a responsible energy future with adequate, [read more]
Governor Doyle Launches Transmission Planning Initiative
on Monday September 22 2008 by NAW staff
Gov. Jim Doyle, D-Wis. and four other Midwest governors have created a regional transmission planning initiative that will promote regional electric transmission investment and cost [read more]
Oregon Governor Announces Creation Of Energy Policy Council
on Tuesday September 02 2008 by NAW staff
At a recent energy summit in Portland, Ore., Gov. Ted Kulongoski, D-Ore., told attendees he plans to create an Oregon Planning and Energy Council through [read more]
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