• FY'18 Federal Energy Appropriations Increases SEP and WAP Funding

    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.

  • 107 U.S. House Members and 41 Senate Members Sign on in Support of SEP and 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 Releases State Energy Planning Guidelines

    NASEO recently released its State Energy Planning Guidelines: Guidance for States in Developing Comprehensive Energy Plans and Policy Recommendations

  • NASEO Supports Call for DOE Energy Security Office

    NASEO issued a statement indicating our strong support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) announcement of the creation of a new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER).

  • NASEO Releases Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning

    NASEO recently released its Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning to provide assistance to states in updating their energy assurance plans.

  • NASEO to Host Regional Meetings for State and Territory Energy Officials

    NASEO will be hosting its annual series of regional meetings starting in April and running through June.

  • NASEO and EFI to Produce 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report

    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).

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NASEO and Board Member Tristan Vance, Chief Energy Officer of Indiana, Testifies Before House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy
NASEO Board Member Tristan Vance, Chief Energy Officer of Indiana, recently testified before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy, at a hearing titled "DOE Modernization: Legislation Addressing Cybersecurity and Emergency Response."
House Subcommittee on Energy Holds Hearing on the State of the Nation’s Energy Infrastructure
On February 27 the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing to explore challenges and opportunities related to the maintenance, modernization, and development of energy infrastructure in the United States...
States Utilize SEP Funds to Spur Energy-Related Economic Development and to Support Energy Emergency Planning and Response - at the Governors' Direction
On February 12, 2018, the Trump Administration released its budget request to Congress zeroing out the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) State Energy Program (SEP) and Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).
NASEO's Energy Policy Outlook Conference Presentations Available
Presentations from the 2018 NASEO Energy Policy Outlook Conference, held in Washington DC, are available, and included remarks from Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), Undersecretary Mark Menezes, and more.
NASEO and EFI to Produce 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report
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).
Dave Althoff Joins NASEO Board of Directors
The State Energy Office Directors in the NASEO Mid-Atlantic region have elected Dave Althoff with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pollution Prevention and Energy Assistance Office to the NASEO Board of Directors.
FERC Terminates DOE NOPR Proceeding and Initiates New Proceeding
On January 8, 2018, FERC terminated the proceeding on a notice of proposed rule-making (NOPR) issued by DOE Secretary Rick Perry to review grid reliability and resilience pricing.
Govenor Snyder Reorganizes Michigan Agency for Energy and PSC
Governor Rick Snyder recently announced a restructuring of the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC).
2017 Costliest Weather Year Ever - Reinforces "All Hazards" Energy Emergency Preparedness
Last year set a record for costs incurred as a result of severe weather events according to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). In all, 2017 storm damage totaled $306 billion due in large part to costs from a number of significant severe weather events.
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