Content Category: Policy Watch
New Climate Change Bill Will Not Include RES, Carbon Caps
by NAW Staff on Friday July 23 2010
Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., plans to introduce an energy bill next week that deals with offshore oil drilling, but broad climate change legislation [read more]
DOE Secretary Announces Initiatives To Promote Clean Energy
by NAW Staff on Friday July 23 2010
At the world's first Clean Energy Ministerial, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that the U.S. is helping to launch more than 10 [read more]
Puerto Rico Governor Signs Renewable Energy Legislation
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 22 2010
Luis G. Fortuno, the governor of Puerto Rico, has signed into law new renewable energy legislation. The Act for a Public Policy for [read more]
Senators Introduce Renewable Energy Storage Legislation
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 22 2010
Sens. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M.; Ron Wyden, D-Ore.; and Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., have introduced legislation to offer tax credits for the creation of renewable [read more]
California Air Resources Board Delays RPS-Adoption Meeting
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 22 2010
The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has postponed a public hearing to consider the adoption of a 33% by 2020 proposal. This item [read more]
Wind Energy Siting Reform Act Passes In Massachusetts
by NAW Staff on Monday July 19 2010
The Massachusetts House of Representatives has passed the Wind Energy Siting Reform Act by a vote of 101-52, according to the Conservation Law [read more]
Illinois Governor Signs Renewable Energy Law
by NAW Staff on Friday July 16 2010
Gov. Pat Quinn, D-Ill., has signed legislation to encourage investment in Illinois' renewable energy sector and further build the state's green economy. The [read more]
Sens. Klobuchar, Johnson Introduce SAFEST Act
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 15 2010
In an attempt to pass an energy legislation bill in the waning days before the August congressional recess, Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Tim Johnson, [read more]
Lawmakers Urge Salazar For Dedicated Agency For Offshore Wind
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 15 2010
As the U.S. Department of the Interior begins to reorganize the Minerals Management Service (MMS) – now known as the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, [read more]
AWEA Announces New Offshore Wind Coalition
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 15 2010
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has announced the formation of the Offshore Wind Development Coalition (OffshoreWindDC), which will focus on advocacy and education efforts [read more]
CBO: Climate Change Legislation Would Reduce Deficit
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 08 2010
Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., co-authors of the American Power Act (APA), highlighted new scoring from the Congressional Budget Office [read more]
Inslee Introduces The Americans Making Power Act
by NAW Staff on Tuesday July 06 2010
Rep. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., has introduced the Americans Making Power Act (AMP Act), which would establish a national standard for net metering. The [read more]
Brown Attends Bipartisan Meeting On Energy, Climate Change
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 01 2010
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, attended a bipartisan meeting on energy and climate change at the White House this week. Following the meeting, he [read more]
DOI, DOE Sign MOU To Spur Offshore Renewable Energy Projects
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 30 2010
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have announced a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) that [read more]
N.J. Passes Offshore Wind Legislation
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 29 2010
Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE), a joint venture between PSEG Global and Deepwater Wind, has congratulated the state of New Jersey for passing [read more]
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