Senator Murkowski’s Remarks and the Administration’s Statements of Policy on the Pending Bipartisan Energy Bill Note Importance of SEP and WAP
On February 2, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, advanced debate on her broad, bipartisan energy bill by providing a synopsis of how it will benefit her home state of Alaska.
States Launch Energy System Modernization Roadmapping through NASEO Initiative
On February 3, NASEO selects Michigan Energy Office, the Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy, and the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy as the pilot states for E-MAP program.
NASEO Launches Online Clean Power Plan Q&A Forum – ASQ – for State Officials
Today, NASEO announced the launch of “Answers to State Questions” (ASQ), an online forum for state officials to submit questions that arise as a result of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP).
NASEO Board of Directors Meets and Honors Outgoing Colleagues
On December 15-16, NASEO held our Winter Board of Directors meeting in Arlington, VA, and honored outgoing colleagues Alice Lippert, DOE, John Davies, KY, and Paul Miller, LA.
NASEO and NACAA Recognize NARUC Leadership
At NASEO's Board meeting, NASEO and the National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) honored Chuck Gray, the recently retired Executive Director of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC); and welcomed its new Executive Director, Greg White.

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Transportation Energy Partners to Host Energy Independence Summit on February 7-9 in Washington, DC.
Transporation Energy Partners will be hosting the Energy Independence Summit on February 7-9 in Washington, DC. This summit will provide a unique opportunity for Clean Cities Coalitions and leaders in the clean transportation industry to network and build partnerships with each other, and with key Congressional and Administration policymakers in Washington, DC.
DOE Releases State Energy Code Savings Calculator
In an effort to pursue greater energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) encourages the development, adoption, and implementation of model energy codes.
President Obama and Bill Gates Announce Investments in Clean Energy Research
The United States and 19 other countries on Monday promised to work toward doubling their spending over five years to support "clean energy" research.
DOE Releases Visualization Tool for Energy Infrastructure Exposure to Storm Surge and Sea-Level Rise
Recently, DOE's Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability released an interactive tool to communicate the results of its pilot study, which assessed the impacts of sea level rise on energy infrastructure.
DOE Seeking State and City Partners to Improve Building Energy Performance Data Management
Throughout the US, state and local governments are implementing policies or voluntary programs that track building performance data to better understand market trends and identify energy investment opportunities.

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Virginia Completes Statewide PACE Financial Underwriting Guidelines
The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) recently completed a document which provides localities guidance in developing financial underwriting guidelines for clean energy financing programs.
EmPower TN Program Seeks to Lower Costs by Boosting Energy Efficiency in Tennessee State Buildings
Tennessee's Office of Customer Focused Government Director Terry Cowles recently announced project selections for the EmPower TN Program to improve energy efficiency at state buildings and reduce the cost of government.
Colorado's New Energy Improvement District Launches Statewide Commercial PACE Program
Colorado's New Energy Improvement District recently launched a statewide Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program that provides commercial property owners mechanisms to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water-conservation improvements.
Nebraska Seeks Comprehensive Approach to Energy Policies
Nebraska's Energy Office Director, David Bracht, recently stated that a comprehensive approach to its energy policy is needed statewide.
District of Columbia Mayor Bowser Announces Largest Municipal Onsite Solar Project in United States
Mayor Muriel Bowser demonstrated the District of Columbia's commitment to renewable energy and sustainability by entering into one of the largest municipal onsite solar projects in the United States.

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Affiliates Corner

NASEO Welcomes Nest as Newest Affiliate Member

NASEO is pleased to annouce its newest affiliate member, Nest. [more]