Content Category: Policy Watch
Idaho Governor Signs Two Bills That Encourage Wind Power
on Thursday March 22 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. C. L. Otter, R-Idaho, recently signed two bills into law to encourage the development of wind energy in Idaho.The first, House Bill 130, clears [read more]
Colorado's Senate In Favor Of Increasing Renewable Energy Standard
on Tuesday March 20 2007 by NAW Staff
On the second reading, the Colorado State Senate voted in favor of HB07-1281, a bill that increases the state's renewable energy standard to 20% by [read more]
Vermont House Bill Proposes Renewables Goal Of 25% By 2025
on Friday March 16 2007 by NAW Staff
The Vermont state legislature committee on Natural Resources and Energy introduced a bill to the House on March 15 relating to the conservation of energy [read more]
New Hampshire Governor Requests Support For State RPS
on Tuesday March 13 2007 by NAW Staff
Gov. John Lynch, D-N.H., has urged the House Science, Technology and Energy Committee to support the creation of a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) as a [read more]
Colorado House Approves 20x'20 Bill
on Wednesday February 28 2007 by Jennifer Delony
Colorado is one step closer to doubling its renewable portfolio standard from the current 10% set in 2004 by Amendment 37. A bill that would [read more]
Idaho Power Seeks To Reinstate 10 MW Cap
on Monday February 26 2007 by NAW Staff
Idaho Power Co., a Boise, Idaho-based electric utility, recently filed a petition to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission proposing that wind projects once again qualify [read more]
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]
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