Content Category: Policy Watch
Illinois Legislature Passes Renewables, Energy Efficiency Standards
on Monday August 06 2007 by NAW Staff
The Illinois General Assembly has approved the Rate Relief and Reform Package, which includes a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and an energy efficiency portfolio standard [read more]
Renewable Energy Bill Clears North Carolina House And Senate
on Friday August 03 2007 by NAW Staff
Following several revisions to its original version, Senate Bill (SB) 3, the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Bill, has passed both the House and Senate [read more]
New NGA Chair Pawlenty Announces Clean Energy Plan
on Tuesday July 24 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. Tim Pawlenty, R-Minn., recently elected chair of the National Governors Association (NGA), has named an initiative called Securing a Clean Energy Future as his [read more]
Florida Governor Signs Executive Orders On Energy
on Monday July 16 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. Charlie Crist, R.-Fla., has signed three executive orders initiating Florida's energy policy - as well as partnership agreements with Germany and the United Kingdom [read more]
Senators Introduce Low Carbon Economy Act
on Thursday July 12 2007 by NAW Staff
Sens. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., and Arlen Specter, R-Pa., have introduced the Low Carbon Economy Act of 2007, which is designed to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas [read more]
Delaware Governor Signs SEU Bill
on Monday July 02 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. Ruth Ann Minner, D-Del., has signed Senate Bill 18, which creates a sustainable energy utility (SEU), a public/private partnership that will use public funding [read more]
Missouri Governor Signs Renewable Energy Legislation
on Tuesday June 26 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. Matt Blunt, R-Mo., has signed legislation to decrease pollution from energy production by encouraging an increase in the use of renewable energy from sources [read more]
Governor Rendell Applauds House For Approving Two Energy Measures
on Monday June 25 2007 by NAW Staff
Governor Edward G. Rendell, D-Pa., praised the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for overwhelmingly approving two major components of his Energy Independence Strategy.According to the governor's [read more]
NY Lt. Governor Names Appointees To Renewable Energy Task Force
on Monday June 25 2007 by NAW Staff
Lieutenant Governor David A. Paterson, D.-N.Y., has announced the appointment of 16 members to New York's Renewable Energy Task Force. Under Paterson's leadership, the Task [read more]
Senate Passes Wind Energy Transmission Amendment
on Friday June 22 2007 by NAW Staff
The U.S. Senate has passed Amendment #1609, an energy transmission infrastructure amendment to the recently passed energy bill. (See "Renewable Energy Tax Package Removed From [read more]
Renewable Energy Tax Package Removed From U.S. Energy Bill
on Friday June 22 2007 by NAW Staff
By a vote of 65-27, the U.S. Senate passed S.6, the National Energy and Environmental Security Act of 2007, which includes a mandated increase in [read more]
Gov. Baldacci Signs Regional Greenhouse Gas Legislation
on Tuesday June 19 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. John Baldacci, D-Maine, has signed into law LD 1851, "An Act To Establish the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Act of 2007." The bill establishes [read more]
Gov. Rounds And Heartland Consumers Power District Sign Wind MOU
on Wednesday June 06 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., and Heartland Consumers Power District recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to encourage the development of wind power. According to [read more]
Governor To Sign Oregon Renewable Portfolio Standard
on Wednesday June 06 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. Ted Kulongoski, D-Ore., will sign Senate Bill 838 - the Oregon Renewable Energy Act - today, according to a representative of the governor’s office. [read more]
GWEC Commits To Wind Power To Combat Climate Change
on Tuesday June 05 2007 by NAW Staff
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) recently called upon German Chancellor Angela Merkel to hold firm in her resolve to have the G8 commit to [read more]
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