Content Category: Policy Watch
O'Malley Introduces GHG Reduction Legislation
by NAW Staff on Monday January 26 2009
Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md., has unveiled legislation to commit the state to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 25% by 2020. The bill, which [read more]
Sebelius Outlines Legislative Pieces Of Energy Plan
by NAW Staff on Wednesday January 14 2009
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, D-Kan., has outlined legislative components of a comprehensive energy plan for the state. "It's time we take the next step toward a [read more]
Kaine Outlines Legislation To Promote Green Jobs
by NAW Staff on Tuesday January 13 2009
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, D-Va., has proposed several pieces of legislation designed to promote green jobs as part of his Renew Virginia initiative. "Creating green [read more]
AWEA Issues Legislative Alert For PTC Extension
by NAW Staff on Tuesday January 13 2009
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has issued a legislative alert encouraging people to contact their members of Congress in order to extend the production [read more]
Florida PSC Makes Recommendations For RPS Rules
by NAW Staff on Friday January 02 2009
The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) staff has issued its recommendations for the Florida Legislature's consideration under Docket 080503 on the establishment of rules for [read more]
Granholm Establishes Energy Department
by NAW Staff on Wednesday October 29 2008
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm, D-Mich., has announced a reorganization of state government that aligns all activities related to renewable energy and energy efficiency into one [read more]
Oregon Governor Announces Climate Change Agenda For 2009
by NAW Staff on Wednesday October 29 2008
As part of his 2009 legislative agenda, Gov. Ted Kulongoski, D-Ore., has announced a series of climate change legislation to be considered in the 2009 [read more]
Corzine Introduces New Energy Master Plan
by NAW Staff on Thursday October 23 2008
Gov. Jon S. Corzine, D-N.J., has unveiled New Jersey's Energy Master Plan, a roadmap to guide the state toward a responsible energy future with adequate, [read more]
Governor Doyle Launches Transmission Planning Initiative
by NAW Staff on Monday September 22 2008
Gov. Jim Doyle, D-Wis. and four other Midwest governors have created a regional transmission planning initiative that will promote regional electric transmission investment and cost [read more]
Oregon Governor Announces Creation Of Energy Policy Council
by NAW Staff on Tuesday September 02 2008
At a recent energy summit in Portland, Ore., Gov. Ted Kulongoski, D-Ore., told attendees he plans to create an Oregon Planning and Energy Council through [read more]
Gov. Manchin To Introduce Transmission Legislation
by NAW Staff on Wednesday August 13 2008
Gov. Joe Manchin. D-W.Va., plans to introduce legislation that would ensure West Virginians receive direct benefits from the construction and operation of a 500 kV [read more]
Tax Credit Extension Proposed In New Energy Reform Act
by NAW Staff on Monday August 04 2008
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and a bipartisan coalition of senators have unveiled an energy proposal - the New Energy Reform Act of 2008 - that [read more]
PTC Extension Fails Despite Governors' Call
by NAW Staff on Wednesday July 30 2008
In July 29 congressional action on the most recent iteration of an extension to the federal production tax credit – Senate Bill 3335 – [read more]
Newsom Signs Directive On Wind Energy
by NAW Staff on Monday July 21 2008
Citing opportunities in many San Francisco neighborhoods for small- and medium-scale wind energy, Mayor Gavin Newsom, D-San Francisco, signed an executive directive to encourage development [read more]
Delaware Governor Signs RGGI Legislation
by NAW Staff on Friday July 11 2008
Gov. Ruth Ann Minner, D-Del., has signed Senate Bill 263, authorizing the state to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a market-based program [read more]
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