Content Category: Policy Watch
Kansas Legislation Codifies RES, Allows For Net Metering
on Friday May 22 2009 by NAW Staff
Gov. Mark Parkinson, D-Kan., has signed legislation that codifies the state's renewable energy standard (RES) and allows Kansans to generate their own power through net [read more]
Climate Legislation Approved By Energy Committee
on Friday May 22 2009 by NAW Staff
The Energy and Commerce Committee has approved H.R.2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES), by a vote of 33 to 25. [read more]
Nebraska State Senators Reach Compromise On Bill
on Thursday May 21 2009 by NAW Staff
The Omaha World-Herald is reporting that senators in the Nebraska Legislature have reached a compromise on a bill that would make it easier to construct [read more]
2010 Budget Includes Renewable Energy Measures
on Thursday May 21 2009 by NAW Staff
President Obama has released the fiscal-year (FY) 2010 budget, which includes measures that are designed to encourage renewable energy development. While praising the administration's support [read more]
Wind Company Representatives Urge Stronger RES
on Monday May 18 2009 by NAW Staff
A group of representatives from major wind industry companies have released a letter to key members of Congress urging them to strengthen the renewable electricity [read more]
SkyPower Taps Siterra Solutions
on Monday May 18 2009 by NAW Staff
Canadian developer SkyPower has chosen Siterra Corp., a provider of Web-based software designed to manage geographically distributed capital asset programs, as its provider of choice [read more]
Ontario Legislature Passes Green Energy Act
on Friday May 15 2009 by NAW Staff
The Ontario Legislature has passed the Green Energy and Green Economy Act (GEA), intended to attract new investment, create new green economy jobs and better [read more]
House Committee Unveils Plans For Revised RES
on Thursday May 14 2009 by NAW Staff
Details of an agreement on a Combined Efficiency and Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) that will reduce global warming pollution, create clean energy jobs and save [read more]
Democrats Reach Agreement On Climate Bill
on Thursday May 14 2009 by NAW Staff
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Rep. Edward J. Markey, Rep. Mike Doyle and Rep. Jay Inslee have released the details [read more]
Maryland Governor Signs Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act
on Friday May 08 2009 by NAW Staff
Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md., has signed the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act, a process he began almost two years ago, when he convened the Maryland Commission [read more]
Iowa Bills Promote Wind Energy
on Friday April 24 2009 by NAW Staff
Gov. Chet Culver, D-Iowa, has signed two bills designed to expand Iowa's wind energy industry. Senate File 456 utilizes unused tax credits to promote small [read more]
Huntsman Signs Renewable Energy Bills
on Friday April 24 2009 by NAW Staff
Gov. Jon Huntsman, R-Utah, ceremonially signed two renewable energy bills, H.B.430 and S.B.76, at Raser Technologies Inc.'s Hatch geothermal power plant in Utah. S.B.76 establishes [read more]
MMS Rule Provides Framework For Offshore Wind
on Thursday April 23 2009 by Mark Del Franco
In a move that outlines the parameters for offshore wind and how it will be developed, the Minerals Management Service (MMS), part of the Department [read more]
Senator Calls For Streamlining Approval Of Wind Projects In S.D.
on Thursday April 23 2009 by NAW Staff
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., sent a letter to Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) Administrator Timothy Meeks urging the development of a wind power permitting process [read more]
Obama Promotes Renewable Energy At Wind Tower Factory
on Thursday April 23 2009 by NAW Staff
President Obama visited Newton, Iowa-based Trinity Structural Towers, the former Maytag appliance factory that now produces towers for wind energy production and employs dozens of [read more]
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