• Multi-Organization $22 Billion Mission Critical Facility Energy and Resilience Retrofit Proposal

    Over the past nine months, NASEO has worked with a variety of organizations to develop a proposed Mission Critical Facility Energy and Resilience Retrofit Program.

  • NASEO Files FERC Motion Opposing New England Ratepayers Association Petition on Net-Metering

    NASEO recently filed a motion with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in the matter of the New England Ratepayers Association (NERA).

  • NASEO, EFI Release the 2020 U.S. Energy & Employment Report

    The Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) published the 2020 U.S. Energy & Employment Report (USEER)

  • NASEO Launches Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Hub

    In response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19), NASEO has launched the NASEO COVID-19 Resource Hub.

  • New Resources Out for Grid-interactive Efficient Buildings

    Coming on the heels of NASEO’s publication of Grid-interactive Efficient Buildings: State Briefing Paper, NASEO has published two other resources to help states advance consideration of load flexibility and GEBs in electricity and energy planning, policies, and regulation.

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Nearly 600,000 Clean Energy Jobs Lost So Far Due to COVID-19, Analysis Reveals
A new analysis by BW Research Partnership for E4TheFuture, Environmental Entrepreneurs, and the American Council on Renewable Energy found a sharp uptick in job losses in the clean energy sector in April 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic...
NASEO Submits Comments on FEMA Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Program
NASEO submitted comments to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on the implementation of the Proposed Hazard Mitigation Assistance, Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program...
NASEO Submits Comments on DOE Building Technologies Office Draft Connected Communities Funding Opportunity Announcement
Through the NASEO Buildings Committee and the NASEO-NARUC Grid-interactive Efficient Buildings (GEB) Working Group, NASEO submitted its response to a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) request-for-information on its draft Connected Communities Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)...
Colorado Electric Vehicle Plan 2020 Released, Updating the State Vision for Transportation Electrification
On April 23, 2020, Colorado released a 2020 update to the Colorado Electric Vehicle Plan, setting the ambitious “long-term goal of 100% of light-duty vehicles being electric and 100% of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles being zero emission...
DOE Releases Report on Safe Geologic Storage of Captured CO2
On April 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy released a report titled “Safe Geologic Storage of Captured Carbon Dioxide: Two Decades of DOE’s Carbon Storage R&D Program in Review."
Virginia’s Governor Northam Signs Multiple Clean Energy Bills into Law
On April 12, 2020, Governor Northam signed two signature energy bills into law: the Virginia Clean Economy Act (HB 1526/SB 851) and revisions to the Clean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act (HB981/SB 1027)...
U.S. House and Senate "Dear Colleague" Letter Results
135 U.S. House members and 45 Senate members sign the "Dear Colleague" letters in support of FY'21 funding for SEP and WAP.
NASEO Submits MOPR Comments to FERC
On February 18, 2020, NASEO filed comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding the recent PJM ruling on the minimum offer price rule (MOPR).
Texas SECO Supports Watt Watchers Program in San Antonio
Watt Watchers of Texas – a program supported by the Texas State Energy Conservation Office – enabled CPS Energy, the San Antonio municipal utility, to distribute timely energy savings resources to residents during the COVID-19 pandemic...
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency releases 2019 State Fact Sheets and 2020 List of Top Cities with ENERGY STAR® Certified Buildings
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2019 State Fact Sheets and 2020 list of U.S. metropolitan areas with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings were released this week. The State Fact Sheets contain a wealth of information about program partners in each state and the District of Columbia, including details on the number of ENERGY STAR product manufacturers, product certifiers, the number of certified homes and buildings, and more...
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