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  • 17 Governors Commit to New Climate Action In June 2017, President Trump announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, spurring a bipartisan coalition of states, led by the governors from California, Washington, and New York, to commit to climate action.
  • NOAA Announces 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predictions The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its forecast for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane today.
  • DOE Hosts Clear Path VI Exercise The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted its annual Clear Path energy sector infrastructure systems tabletop and workshop exercise on May 3 in Herndon, Virginia to examine the challenges and related consequences to power and gas utilities following a hurricane in the Mid-Atlantic region that developed in late April, more than a month ahead of the official start to the 2018 hurricane season.
  • SPEER Energy Codes Report: Observations of Insulation Products in Flood Damaged Homes Following Hurricane Harvey in 2017 SPEER conducted a field analysis to collect and analyze data on the condition of various types of insulation in flood-damaged homes.
  • DOE to Host 2018 National Energy Codes Conference July 15-17 in Austin, Texas Registration for the National Energy Codes Conference is now open. The conference will be held from July 15-18 in Austin, Texas. The room block will be open until June 24, 2018. Information about the conference can be found here. There are a limited number of scholarships available.

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  • Governor Cuomo Puts $250 Million into New York EV Technology On May 31, Governor Andrew Cuomo launched EVolve NY, a new initiative to support electric vehicle (EV) adoption in New York. The program, launched in partnership with the New York Power Authority, will provide $250 million to install EV charging infrastructure across the state...
  • Wisconsin Focus on Energy Program Administrator RFP Released The Statewide Energy Efficiency and Renewable Administration (SEERA) and the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (Commission) will be releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Wisconsin Focus on Energy Program Administrator on June 7, 2018.
  • Project Selected to Bring Offshore Wind Energy to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that Vineyard Wind was selected by the Commonwealth’s Electric Distribution Companies to move forward to contract negotiations as part of the offshore wind energy procurement authorized by An Act Relative to Energy Diversity, signed by Governor Baker in 2016.
  • North Dakota Explores Commercial CCS Implementation for Ethanol Production A project associated with Red Trail Energy’s ethanol-manufacturing plant in North Dakota seeks to examine technical and economic factors of commercial CCS implementation. The Energy and Environment Center, North Dakota Industrial Commission, US DOE, and private partners conducted a 6-month feasibility study showing promising results for commercial success.
  • Rhode Island and Massachusetts Collaborate on Largest Offshore Wind Procurement in US History On May 23, Governor Raimonda announced that Rhode Island, in collaboration with Massachusetts, had selected Deepwater Wind to construct a 400MW offshore wind farm. This announcement represents a significant step in the state’s goal to achieve 1,000 MW of clean energy projects by 2020.

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