Content Category: Policy Watch
Renewable Energy Sources Bill Introduced In Michigan
by NAW Staff on Friday September 21 2007
Michigan Assemblywoman Kathleen Law (D-23rd District) has introduced House Bill (HB) 5218 (2007), the Michigan Renewable Energy Sources Act - the first comprehensive renewable energy [read more]
ND Governor Sets Energy Policy, Appoints Commission Members
by NAW Staff on Thursday September 20 2007
Gov. John Hoeven, R-N.D., has formed the Empower North Dakota (Empower ND) Commission to make recommendations to enhance the state's existing comprehensive energy plan, also [read more]
Alaska Governor Forms Climate Change Sub-Cabinet
by NAW Staff on Thursday September 20 2007
Gov. Sarah Palin, R-Alaska, has signed Administrative Order 238, which establishes a subcabinet to prepare a climate change strategy. According to the governor's office, the [read more]
NGA Launches National Effort To Promote Clean Energy Policies
by NAW Staff on Monday September 17 2007
National Governors Association (NGA) co-chairs Gov. Tim Pawlenty, R-Minn., and Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, D-Kan., have launched the Securing a Clean Energy Future initiative to promote [read more]
Easley Signs RPS For North Carolina
by NAW Staff on Friday August 31 2007
Gov. Mike Easley, D-N.C., has signed Senate Bill (SB) 3 - the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Bill - establishing a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) [read more]
OH Governor Announces Energy Plan, Wind Farm Funding
by NAW Staff on Friday August 31 2007
Gov. Ted Strickland, D-Ohio, has introduced an initiative called the Energy, Jobs and Progress plan, which is intended to ensure predictability of affordable energy prices, [read more]
IL Governor Approves Renewable Energy Standard
by NAW Staff on Wednesday August 29 2007
Gov. Rod Blagojevich, D-Ill., signed into law a renewable energy standard that will require Illinois utilities to supply 2% of their power from renewable energy [read more]
PA Governor Signs Renewable Energy Legislation
by NAW Staff on Friday August 24 2007
Gov. Edward G. Rendell, D-Pa., has approved House Bill 1203, a bill designed to encourage electricity suppliers to incorporate more clean energy solutions into the [read more]
NLGA Adopts Energy Resolution
by NAW Staff on Tuesday August 14 2007
Nineteen members of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) have co-sponsored a resolution designed to encourage greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, energy production and sustainable building [read more]
WindLogics Receives Patent For Wind Variability Research Methodology
by NAW Staff on Tuesday August 07 2007
WindLogics, a St. Paul, Minn.-based provider of wind analysis and forecasting services, has been issued a patent for its enhanced measure/correlate/predict (MCP) methodology for wind [read more]
Illinois Legislature Passes Renewables, Energy Efficiency Standards
by NAW Staff on Monday August 06 2007
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
by NAW Staff on Friday August 03 2007
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
by NAW Staff on Tuesday July 24 2007
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
by NAW Staff on Monday July 16 2007
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
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 12 2007
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]
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