Content Category: Policy Watch
Colorado Legislators Give Final Approval For Stronger RPS
on Wednesday March 10 2010 by NAW Staff
Gov. Bill Ritter, D-Colo., congratulated legislators for giving final approval to H.B.1001, which will increase the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) [read more]
Report: Wisconsin's Clean Energy Programs Have Created Thousands Of Jobs
on Wednesday March 10 2010 by NAW Staff
An independent evaluation shows Wisconsin's clean energy programs through Focus on Energy have added more than 5,000 jobs and more than [read more]
Senators Introduce Bill To Encourage Offshore Wind Development
on Monday March 08 2010 by NAW Staff
Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine; Tom Carper, D-Del.; Olympia Snowe, R-Maine; and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, have introduced legislation to provide critical financial incentives for the investment [read more]
Sage Grouse Will Not Be Listed As Endangered Species
on Monday March 08 2010 by NAW Staff
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced that the greater sage grouse, a ground-dwelling bird that inhabits much of the western U.S., will [read more]
Canada's Federal Budget Does Not Include Extension For ecoEnergy Program
on Friday March 05 2010 by NAW Staff
The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has expressed disappointment with the federal government's failure to expand and extend its ecoENERGY for Renewable Power Program in [read more]
Senators Introduce Bill To Halt Treasury Cash-Grant Payments
on Thursday March 04 2010 by NAW Staff
Sens. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y.; Bob Casey, D-Pa.; Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio; and Jon Tester, D-Mont., are urging the Obama administration to suspend a renewable energy [read more]
EPA Intends To Phase In Proposed GHG Emissions Regulations
on Thursday February 25 2010 by NAW Staff
In response to eight Democratic senators' concerns about economic and security issues relating to potential regulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from stationary sources under [read more]
Net-Metering Legislation Passes In New York
on Thursday February 25 2010 by NAW Staff
Gov. David A. Paterson, D-N.Y., has announced the passage of a three-way bill negotiated with the legislature to improve net metering. The bill eliminates the [read more]
Feingold, Ensign Introduce Renewable Energy Bill
on Thursday February 25 2010 by NAW Staff
U.S. Sens. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., and John Ensign, R-Nev., are introducing renewable energy legislation that would ensure all forms of renewable energy meet a potential [read more]
Salazar Discusses Offshore Wind With Governors Of Atlantic States
on Monday February 22 2010 by NAW Staff
Ken Salazar, secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) hosted a meeting with governors and representatives of Atlantic Coast states to discuss a [read more]
DOT Funds Will Help New England Ports Accommodate Wind Energy Shipments
on Thursday February 18 2010 by NAW Staff
Rhode Island and Maine will receive funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to make improvements to ports in order to accommodate wind [read more]
Markell Signs Executive Order To Set Clean Energy Targets
on Thursday February 18 2010 by NAW Staff
Gov. Jack Markell, D-Del., has signed an executive order that aims to foster economic development, reduce the impact of state government on the environment and [read more]
Governor Advocates Wind Regulations
on Thursday February 18 2010 by NAW Staff
Gov. Dave Freudenthal, D-Wyo., says he remains committed to passing regulations for Wyoming's wind energy industry and that proposed bills in the state's legislature would [read more]
Governor Doyle Signs Recovery Zone Bond Bill
on Wednesday February 10 2010 by NAW Staff
Gov. Jim Doyle, D-Wis., has signed into law S.B.440, which allows the state to maximize federal bonds to help fund projects that will create hundreds [read more]
New Brunswick Releases Community Energy Policy
on Tuesday February 09 2010 by NAW Staff
To support the growth of renewable energy in New Brunswick, Canada, the provincial government has developed a Community Energy Policy. The goal is to foster [read more]
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