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Content Category: Policy Watch
Illinois Governor Signs Renewable Energy Law
by NAW Staff on Friday July 16 2010
Gov. Pat Quinn, D-Ill., has signed legislation to encourage investment in Illinois' renewable energy sector and further build the state's green economy. The [read more]
Sens. Klobuchar, Johnson Introduce SAFEST Act
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 15 2010
In an attempt to pass an energy legislation bill in the waning days before the August congressional recess, Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Tim Johnson, [read more]
Lawmakers Urge Salazar For Dedicated Agency For Offshore Wind
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 15 2010
As the U.S. Department of the Interior begins to reorganize the Minerals Management Service (MMS) – now known as the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, [read more]
AWEA Announces New Offshore Wind Coalition
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 15 2010
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has announced the formation of the Offshore Wind Development Coalition (OffshoreWindDC), which will focus on advocacy and education efforts [read more]
CBO: Climate Change Legislation Would Reduce Deficit
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 08 2010
Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., co-authors of the American Power Act (APA), highlighted new scoring from the Congressional Budget Office [read more]
Inslee Introduces The Americans Making Power Act
by NAW Staff on Tuesday July 06 2010
Rep. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., has introduced the Americans Making Power Act (AMP Act), which would establish a national standard for net metering. The [read more]
Brown Attends Bipartisan Meeting On Energy, Climate Change
by NAW Staff on Thursday July 01 2010
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, attended a bipartisan meeting on energy and climate change at the White House this week. Following the meeting, he [read more]
DOI, DOE Sign MOU To Spur Offshore Renewable Energy Projects
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 30 2010
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have announced a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) that [read more]
N.J. Passes Offshore Wind Legislation
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 29 2010
Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE), a joint venture between PSEG Global and Deepwater Wind, has congratulated the state of New Jersey for passing [read more]
Renewable Energy Legislation Advances In California
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 29 2010
Legislation authored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, that would require private and public utilities to obtain 33% of their electricity from [read more]
Ontario Government Seeks Comments On Proposed Offshore Wind Turbine Rules
by NAW Staff on Monday June 28 2010
Ontario is seeking input on proposed rules for offshore wind turbines, including keeping them at least 5 km from the shoreline. A shoreline [read more]
DOE Commits New Funding To Offshore Wind Development In Maine
by NAW Staff on Monday June 28 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is committing $20 million to further the development of deepwater offshore wind energy development in Maine. The [read more]
Daschle Urges Congress To Take Action On Clean Energy
by NAW Staff on Friday June 25 2010
At a press conference hosted by former Senate majority leader Tom Daschle, a coalition of clean energy industries called on the White House [read more]
Ballot Measure To Suspend A.B.32 Certified
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 23 2010
California's secretary of state, Debra Bowen, has certified a sixth measure for the Nov. 2 general election ballot. The initiative would suspend some [read more]
Alaska Governor Signs Renewable Energy Legislation
by NAW Staff on Monday June 21 2010
Gov. Sean Parnell, R-Alaska, has signed legislation creating a statewide energy policy and an omnibus energy bill designed to create jobs [read more]
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