• NASEO and EIA Host 2018-2019 Winter Energy Outlook Webinar

    On October 10, NASEO, in partnership with the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), hosted the 2018-2019 Winter Energy Outlook Webinar.

  • DOE Assistant Secretary Evans Testifies Before House Energy and Commerce Committee

    Karen Evans, Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response, recently testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

  • NASEO Releases PEV Policy Evaluation Rubric

    Today, NASEO released the PEV Policy Evaluation Rubric: A Methodology for Evaluating the Impact of State and Local Policies on Plug-In Electric Vehicle Adoption, which helps decision-makers evaluate plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) programs and policies.

  • White House Announces National Cybersecurity Strategy

    On September 20, the White House released the National Cyber Strategy of the United States intended to strengthen America’s cybersecurity capabilities and secure the United States from cyber threats.

  • NASEO Co-Hosts Workshop to Improve States’ Planning for Cyber and Physical Emergencies

    On July 30-31, NASEO, in coordination with the DOE's Energy’s Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER), hosted the “Viking” Shadow” Energy Assurance Workshop.

  • USEER Reveals Growth Trends in Changing U.S. Energy Market

    The 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report finds that the U.S. energy market accounts for millions of jobs, including in electric power generation and fuels; transmission, distribution and storage; energy efficiency; and motor vehicles.

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Michigan Governor Signs Pipeline Agreement with Enbridge Energy
On October 3, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed an agreement with Enbridge Energy to decommission the Line 5 petroleum pipeline segment that crosses the Straits of Mackinac and construct a new multi-use utility tunnel underneath the Straits.
Report Buttresses Case for Robust Climate Action
On October 8, 2018 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world’s leading body for assessing the science of climate change and its impacts, potential risks, and possible responses, issued Global Warming of 1.5°C (press release).
Presentations Available from NASEO's 2018 Annual Meeting: Energy Intersections and Innovation
Learn more about NASEO's 2018 Annual Meeting - presentations now available.
NASEO Input on U.S. Senate Disaster Recovery Reform Act
On July 23, 2018, NASEO sent a letter to the leadership of two U.S. Senate Committees the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018. The letter stresses the importance of utilizing modern, model building codes in construction and reconstruction in order to save lives, protect homes, and return businesses to normal operation more quickly.
NASEO Co-Hosts Workshop to Improve States’ Planning for Cyber and Physical Emergencies
On July 30-31, NASEO, in coordination with the DOE's Energy’s Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER), hosted the “Viking” Shadow” Energy Assurance Workshop.
Washington, DC Passes Historic Law Establishing Green Finance Authority
Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Green Finance Authority Establishment Act of 2018 last month, creating a new instrumentality of the District government designed to increase private investment in sustainability and clean energy projects by offering loans, loan guarantees, credit enhancements, bonds, and other financing mechanisms.
Massachusetts Awards 80 Municipalities Funding as Part of Green Communities Program
Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito recently announced $15 million in competitive grants to help 80 municipalities invest in clean energy projects through the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Green Communities Program.
Western EV Expansion Provides Insights
Electric vehicle infrastructure has taken off in western U.S. states – namely Washington, Oregon, and California – where fast-charging stations for EVs are present every 25-50 miles along Interstate 5 from British Columbia to Baha, California.
Northern Marianas LED Event Attracts Hundreds of Households
On August 4, the Energy Division Office of the Department of Public Works in the Northern Mariana Islands hosted the 2018 Saipan Energy Awareness Light Emitting Diode (LED).
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