The 2018 USEER finds that energy sectors employ approximately 6.5 million Americans, an increase by about 2 percent, adding 133,000 net new jobs, roughly 7% of all those created in the country.
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.
March 20, 2018