Content Category: Policy Watch
Governor Doyle Signs Bill That Creates More Uniform Standards For Siting Wind Projects
by NAW Staff on Friday October 02 2009
Gov. Jim Doyle, D-Wis., has signed into law S.B.185, which creates more uniform standards for siting wind projects and strengthens Wisconsin's wind industry. The bill [read more]
Kerry, Boxer Introduce Clean Energy Jobs And American Power Act
by NAW Staff on Wednesday September 30 2009
Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, and Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., chairwoman of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, have introduced [read more]
Final Four Steps Of Green Energy Act Include Feed-In Tariff, Setback Rules
by NAW Staff on Thursday September 24 2009
The government of Ontario has released the final four steps of the Green Energy Act (GEA). The measures are designed to attract new investment in [read more]
Virginia Governor Requests Task Force To Guide Lease Process For Offshore Wind Project
by NAW Staff on Thursday September 24 2009
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, D-Va., has announced intentions to develop offshore wind resources. Following a multiyear study by the Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium, a [read more]
North Carolina Governor Establishes Offshore Energy Advisory Panel To Study Wind, Oil, Gas
by NAW Staff on Tuesday September 22 2009
Gov. Bev Perdue, D-N.C., has established the Governor's Scientific Advisory Panel on Offshore Energy. The panel will examine the state's offshore energy resources, including oil, [read more]
Ontario Energy Board Amendments Facilitate The Connecting Of Renewable Generation
by NAW Staff on Tuesday September 22 2009
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has completed two initiatives related to the Green Energy Act that promote connecting renewable resources efficiently and protect ratepayers. The [read more]
California Governor Signs Executive Order Establishing Strong Renewable Portfolio Standard
by NAW Staff on Tuesday September 15 2009
Independent Energy Producers (IEP) Executive Director Jan Smutny-Jones and about 30 IEP members joined Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today as he signed an executive order establishing [read more]
CalWEA Lauds Passage Of Renewable Energy Bill; Urges Governor To Resist Veto
by NAW Staff on Monday September 14 2009
The California Wind Energy Association (CalWEA) is praising the California Legislature for adopting legislation, A.B.64, S.B.14 and S.B.62, which requires the state's utilities to acquire [read more]
House Of Representatives Passes Wind Energy Research And Development Act Of 2009
by NAW Staff on Thursday September 10 2009
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2009, a bill that would authorize a comprehensive program to [read more]
REMA: Current Climate Legislation Could Reduce Impact Of Renewable Energy Purchases
by NAW Staff on Thursday September 10 2009
The Renewable Energy Marketers Association (REMA) has expressed continued concern that the current draft of energy and climate legislation being debated in Congress would have [read more]
South Carolina Energy Office Announces Renewable Energy Grant Program
by NAW Staff on Thursday September 03 2009
The South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) has announced a new grants program for renewable energy and advanced vehicle technology projects. Available exclusively to nonprofit organizations, [read more]
DOE, Treasury Announce $500 Million In Awards For Clean Energy Projects
by NAW Staff on Wednesday September 02 2009
The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of the Treasury have announced $502 million in the first round of awards from an American Recovery [read more]
Kulongoski Vetoes Bills That Relate To Reducing Renewable Energy Incentives, Standards
by NAW Staff on Monday August 10 2009
Gov. Ted Kulongoski, D-Ore., has issued vetoes on H.B.2472 and H.B.2940, which relate to reducing renewable energy incentives and standards. H.B.2472 reduces the Business Energy [read more]
Paterson Signs Executive Order That Creates Climate Action Council In New York
by NAW Staff on Friday August 07 2009
Gov. David A. Paterson, D-N.Y., has signed Executive Order No. 24 setting a goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in New York state by [read more]
Oregon Governor Files Possible Intent To Veto Bills That Encourage Renewable Energy Development
by NAW Staff on Monday August 03 2009
Gov. Ted Kulongoski, D-Ore., has issued a possible intent to veto relating to a pair of state House bills, which, if passed, would be detrimental [read more]
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