Content Category: Policy Watch
Rahall Introduces Siting Standards Bill
on Wednesday May 23 2007 by NAW Staff
Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.V., recently introduced a bill (H.R.2337) that would establish standards for siting, construction, monitoring and managing wind projects designed to mitigate impacts [read more]
Nevada Governor Establishes Transmission Advisory Committee
on Thursday May 10 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. Jim Gibbons, R-Nev., has signed an executive order establishing the Nevada Renewable Energy Transmission Access Advisory Committee. "Much of Nevada's renewable energy resources are [read more]
Gov. Lynch To Sign NH RPS Bill
on Wednesday May 09 2007 by NAW Staff
On Friday, May 11, Gov. John Lynch, D-N.H., will sign into law the Renewable Energy Act, which will establish a renewable energy portfolio standard and [read more]
Sen. Thune Proposes To Extend PTC To 2012
on Friday May 04 2007 by NAW Staff
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., recently introduced the Wind Energy Development Act of 2007, which would extend the current Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) that [read more]
Illinois House Votes In Favor Of RPS
on Friday May 04 2007 by NAW Staff
The Illinois House of Representatives recently passed an amendment to the Public Utilities Act, House Bill (H.B.) 1871, which would require the state to purchase [read more]
Carcieri Proposes Rhode Island Power Authority
on Thursday May 03 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, R-R.I., recently introduced to the state legislature Senate Bill (S.B.) 943, which would require the state's general assembly create a Rhode [read more]
New York Governor's New Plan Invests In Renewable Energy Projects
on Tuesday May 01 2007 by NAW Staff
In April, Gov. Eliot Spitzer, D-N.Y., and Lt. Gov. David A. Paterson, D-N.Y., introduced a new plan that reduces energy costs and curbs pollution in [read more]
New Hampshire's Legislature In Favor Of Renewable Energy Act
on Friday April 27 2007 by NAW Staff
The New Hampshire Senate recently voted in favor (24-0) of the Renewable Energy Act, a bill aimed at increasing the use of renewable energy in [read more]
NB's Energy Minister Requests Utility To Purchase 300 MW Of Wind Energy
on Friday April 27 2007 by NAW Staff
Jack Keir, New Brunswick's energy minister, has requested that New Brunswick Power (NB Power) accelerate its mandate of purchasing 10% of its energy from renewable [read more]
Colorado's House Approves Bill To Create Renewable Energy Task Force
on Thursday April 26 2007 by NAW Staff
Colorado's House of Representatives recently voted in favor (63-1) of Senate Bill 91, which would create a 15-member task force charged with identifying areas within [read more]
New Mexico's Governor Signs Clean Energy Bills
on Tuesday April 24 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M., recently enacted several bills to promote the investment in renewable energy and reduce the state's dependence on foreign oil."These bills will [read more]
Maryland Legislature Votes In Favor Of S.B.566
on Tuesday April 17 2007 by Shelley Paventy
The Maryland Senate recently voted in favor (40-6) of the House of Representatives' changes to Senate Bill (S.B.) 566, which would allow a developer to [read more]
Maine's Governor Joins Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
on Friday April 13 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. John E. Baldacci, D-Maine, has joined nine other northeastern states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). RGGI is a coalition of governors that [read more]
Oregon Senators Vote In Favor Of RPS
on Thursday April 12 2007 by NAW Staff
Oregon senators voted in favor of Senate Bill (S.B.) 838 in a 20-10 vote. According to the Oregon legislation, S.B.838 would require utilities to generate [read more]
Wisconsin's Governor Implements Energy Independence Plan
on Wednesday April 11 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. Jim Doyle, D-Wis., has completed the next steps in achieving Wisconsin's energy independence goal under his Declaration of Energy Independence plan. Through the initiative, [read more]
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