Content Category: Policy Watch
FERC Reforms Open-Access Transmission Orders
on Wednesday February 21 2007 by NAW Staff
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has adopted a final rule reforming its decade-old open-access transmission regulatory framework - established in order numbers 888 and [read more]
Minnesota Renewable Energy Objective Passes House
on Tuesday February 20 2007 by NAW Staff
One of three bills introduced in January to the Minnesota legislature that seek to increase the state's renewable energy objective was passed by the House [read more]
New Mexico House Of Representatives Approves Renewable Energy Bill
on Friday February 16 2007 by NAW Staff
The New Mexico House of Representatives recently passed the Renewable Energy Transmission Authority Act (H.B.188) to promote the generation and transmission of renewable energy in [read more]
Illinois And New Jersey Governors Plan To Reduce GHGs
on Thursday February 15 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich, D-Ill., and Gov. Jon S. Corzine, D-N.J., have set new goals for each of the states they serve to reduce greenhouse [read more]
EEI Unveils New Principles On Global Climate Change Policy
on Tuesday February 13 2007 by NAW Staff
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), an association composed of U.S. shareholder-owned electric companies, has released a set of principles to reduce the amount of greenhouse [read more]
Nova Scotia Government Sets New Renewable Energy Regulations
on Friday January 26 2007 by NAW Staff
The government of Nova Scotia has set new regulations under the province's Electricity Act for almost 20% of Nova Scotia's electricity to be generated from [read more]
Massachusetts Joins Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
on Monday January 22 2007 by NAW Staff
Governor Deval Patrick, D-Mass., recently signed the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) in an effort to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and tackle global climate [read more]
Bill S.317 Receives Support From Electricity Providers
on Monday January 22 2007 by NAW Staff
A bill introduced by Senators Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., and Thomas Carper, D-Del., that would establish a national program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the [read more]
House Votes In Favor Of Clean Act
on Friday January 19 2007 by NAW Staff
The House of Representatives recently voted in favor of the Clean Long-Term Energy Alternative for the Nation Act of 2007 (H.R.6), which repeals tax incentives [read more]
Colorado Initiative Encourages Wind Power Projects
on Thursday January 18 2007 by NAW Staff
State representatives in Colorado have introduced a clean energy initiative that provides incentives to develop projects that use the state's wind power potential.According to Senate [read more]
Clayton Town Council Regulates Wind Farms
on Tuesday January 09 2007 by NAW Staff
The Clayton Town Council, New York, recently approved a local law that regulates wind energy facilities.According to a council representative, the new law limits the [read more]
Jury Sides With Horse Hollow Wind Farm
on Wednesday December 20 2006 by NAW Staff
The Dallas law firm of Lynn Tillotson & Pinker LLP recently announced a jury found that Juno Beach, Fla.-based FPL Energy LLC (FPLE) did not [read more]
Rondeau Proposes Simplifying Registration Of Wind Turbine Titles
on Thursday November 23 2006 by NAW Staff
Jim Rondeau, Manitoba's science, technology, energy and mines minister, has proposed an amendment to legislation that would simplify registering for wind turbine easements and title [read more]

Canadian Government Implements New Tax Plan
on Monday November 06 2006 by NAW Staff
Canada's government recently announced that the country is implementing a new Tax Fairness Plan that the government says will restore balance and fairness to its [read more]
DOD OKs Construction In New Report
on Monday October 02 2006 by NAW Staff
The Department of Defense (DOD) recently released "The Effect of Windmill Farms on Military Readiness" report that states construction of wind farms can proceed, as [read more]
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