Content Category: Policy Watch
Feingold, Ensign Introduce Renewable Energy Bill
by NAW Staff on Thursday February 25 2010
U.S. Sens. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., and John Ensign, R-Nev., are introducing renewable energy legislation that would ensure all forms of renewable energy meet a potential [read more]
Salazar Discusses Offshore Wind With Governors Of Atlantic States
by NAW Staff on Monday February 22 2010
Ken Salazar, secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) hosted a meeting with governors and representatives of Atlantic Coast states to discuss a [read more]
DOT Funds Will Help New England Ports Accommodate Wind Energy Shipments
by NAW Staff on Thursday February 18 2010
Rhode Island and Maine will receive funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to make improvements to ports in order to accommodate wind [read more]
Markell Signs Executive Order To Set Clean Energy Targets
by NAW Staff on Thursday February 18 2010
Gov. Jack Markell, D-Del., has signed an executive order that aims to foster economic development, reduce the impact of state government on the environment and [read more]
Governor Advocates Wind Regulations
by NAW Staff on Thursday February 18 2010
Gov. Dave Freudenthal, D-Wyo., says he remains committed to passing regulations for Wyoming's wind energy industry and that proposed bills in the state's legislature would [read more]
Governor Doyle Signs Recovery Zone Bond Bill
by NAW Staff on Wednesday February 10 2010
Gov. Jim Doyle, D-Wis., has signed into law S.B.440, which allows the state to maximize federal bonds to help fund projects that will create hundreds [read more]
New Brunswick Releases Community Energy Policy
by NAW Staff on Tuesday February 09 2010
To support the growth of renewable energy in New Brunswick, Canada, the provincial government has developed a Community Energy Policy. The goal is to foster [read more]
Legislation Establishes PACE Program In San Francisco
by NAW Staff on Tuesday February 09 2010
Mayor Gavin Newsom has signed the final legislation required to establish San Francisco's Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program. The program makes $150 million in [read more]
Lingle Marks HCEI Anniversary, Announces Additional Steps
by NAW Staff on Thursday February 04 2010
Gov. Linda Lingle, R-Hawaii, reaffirmed her administration's commitment to a clean energy-driven Hawaii economy at an event marking the second anniversary of the Hawaii Clean [read more]
Salazar Responds To Inspector General Report On Cape Wind EIS
by NAW Staff on Thursday February 04 2010
Secretary of the Department of the Interior (DOI) Ken Salazar sent a letter to acting inspector general Mary Kendall regarding an investigative report on the [read more]
Budget Request Includes Investment In Renewable Energy
by NAW Staff on Tuesday February 02 2010
President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2011 (FY 2011) budget request includes investments in clean energy and the elimination of subsidies for the oil, coal and [read more]
Wyo. Gov. Introduces Wind, Transmission Proposals To State Legislature
by NAW Staff on Tuesday February 02 2010
As part of a plan to better incorporate wind energy, Gov. Dave Freudenthal, D-Wyo., has unveiled four key initiatives that he plans to send to [read more]
President Sets GHG Emissions-Reduction Target For Federal Operations
by NAW Staff on Monday February 01 2010
The federal government plans to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution by 28% by 2020, President Barack Obama has announced. Actions taken under Executive Order [read more]
Tindall Secures Clean Energy DOE Tax Credit
by NAW Staff on Wednesday January 27 2010
Spartanburg, S.C.-based Tindall Corp. has announced the awarding of $16.7 million in tax credits by the U.S. Treasury Department to provide an incentive to build [read more]
FERC Explores Efficient Grid Integration Of Renewables
by NAW Staff on Tuesday January 26 2010
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a notice of inquiry seeking public comment on whether to reform any of its rules or procedures as [read more]
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