Legislation would improve DOE security programs to address the electric grid and pipelines following Russian cyber-hacks on the U.S. energy system.
The House and Senate recently reached an agreement on the $1.3 trillion FY'18 omnibus federal appropriations bill, including $55 million for SEP and $251 million for WAP.
FY'19 "Dear Colleague" Letters attracted 107 U.S. House signatures and 41 Senate signatures in support of funding for SEP and WAP.
NASEO recently released its State Energy Planning Guidelines: Guidance for States in Developing Comprehensive Energy Plans and Policy Recommendations
NASEO recently released its Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning to provide assistance to states in updating their energy assurance plans.
NASEO will be hosting its annual series of regional meetings starting in April and running through June.
The National Association of State Energy Officials and the Energy Futures Initiative, Inc. recently announced that they will jointly produce the 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER).
March 20, 2018