Content Category: Policy Watch
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]
FERC Approves New Cost-Sharing Method In SPP
by NAW Staff on Friday June 18 2010
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved a new highway/byway method of sharing costs for new electric transmission in the [read more]
Carcieri Signs Renewable Energy Legislation
by NAW Staff on Friday June 18 2010
Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, R-R.I., formally signed into law H.8083 Sub A & S.2819 Sub A, legislation that clarifies the General [read more]
Obama Promotes National Energy Reform
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 16 2010
During an address covering the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, President Barack Obama spoke of the need [read more]
Senators Introduce Amendment To Extend Cash-Grant Program
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 16 2010
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., along with co-sponsors Sens. George LeMieux, R-Fla.; Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.; Jeff Merkley, D-Ore.; [read more]
Carcieri Commends Passage Of Offshore Wind Legislation
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 15 2010
Gov. Donald Carcieri, R-R.I., commended the General Assembly for passing H.8083 Substitute A & S.2819 Substitute A, relating to Public Utilities [read more]
Senate Defeats Bill That Would Limit GHG Regulation
by NAW Staff on Friday June 11 2010
The Senate has defeated a bill that would limit federal regulation of greenhouse gases (GHGs), siding with those who say regulators [read more]
Nova Scotia Seeks Input On Renewable Electricity Regulations
by NAW Staff on Thursday June 10 2010
People and organizations with an interest in renewable electricity generation are invited to comment on draft regulations designed to guide the [read more]
R.I. Wind Energy Legislation Passes In Senate
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 09 2010
Rhode Island's Senate Environment Committee has voted 5-2 in favor of legislation that would send the power purchase agreement (PPA) for [read more]
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