• NASEO Letter to House and Senate Energy Bill Conferees – Support for SEP and WAP

    On August 17, 2016, NASEO provided a letter to House and Senate energy leaders for reauthorization of SEP and WAP.

  • Presentations from NASEO's 2016 Annual Meeting Now Available

    NASEO held its 2016 Annual Meeting on September 11-14, in Providence, Rhode Island. Presentations from this meeting are now available.

  • NASEO Comments: United States v. Volkswagen Group of America et al.

    NASEO submitted comments on the Partial Consent Decree in the United States v. Volkswagen Group of America et al.

  • NASEO’s iREV Case Studies on Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Emergency Response

    NASEO’s Initiative for Resiliency in Energy through Vehicles (iREV) released a series of case studies that feature stories from communities that have successfully used alternative fuel vehicles in emergencies.

  • NASEO Case Study on Minnesota CHP Power Action Plan

    NASEO has completed a case study of Minnesota's CHP Action Plan, which recounts Minnesota’s experience and provides lessons and recommendations.

  • NASEO Releases New Report on Commercial PACE Financing

    With support from the U.S. Department of Energy, NASEO recently released a new report, "Accelerating the Commercial PACE Market: Statewide Programs and State Energy Office Participation in Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing."

  • 38 Senators Sign-on In Support of SEP and WAP

    NASEO was able to get 38 U.S. Senators to to sign on in support of the Reed-Collins "Dear Colleague" letter in support of FY'17 funding for the U.S. State Energy Program ($70M) and Weatherization Assistance Program ($230M).

  • NASEO and DOE Sign MOU on Energy Emergency Coordination

    David Terry, NASEO’s Executive Director, and Secretary Moniz announced the renewal and expansion of the Energy Emergency Assurance Coordinators Program under a new MOU.

  • States Launch Energy System Modernization Roadmapping through NASEO Initiative

    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 Energy-Air Q&A Forum (ASQ) for State Officials

    NASEO launched “Answers to State Questions” (ASQ), an online forum for states to submit questions relating to EPA environmental rules impacting power plants.

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Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for DOE, Receives Career Achievement Medal
Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently received the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal, otherwise known as the “Sammies.”
NASEO Submits Comments to DOE's Best Practices for PACE Financing Programs
NASEO recently submitted comments in response to DOE's draft Best Practice Guidelines for Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing Programs. The Guidelines were released in response to a July 19 White House press release.
NASEO Comments on EPA Clean Energy Incentive Program Design Details
NASEO submitted comments to EPA on design details for the proposed Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP) under the Clean Power Plan (CPP).
NASEO Comments: United States v. Volkswagen Group of America et al.
NASEO submitted comments on the Partial Consent Decree in the United States v. Volkswagen Group of America et al.
Volkswagen Settlement: Summary and Additional State Resources
In two related settlements, German automaker Volkswagen AG has agreed to spend up to $14.7 billion to settle allegations of cheating emissions tests and deceiving customers. NASEO has developed a summary and additional resources that highlight opportunities for State Energy Offices.
NASEO Announces Updates to K-12 ENERGY STAR Schools Statistics and Infographics
NASEO is pleased to announce the mid-year updates to its K-12 ENERGY STAR Schools statistics and infographics. As part of the NASEO ENERGY STAR Task Force, NASEO continues to track the number of K-12 Schools being certified across the country and published them on a quarterly basis.
Governor Cuomo's Clean Energy Plan Approved: Huge Boost for Solar, Wind, and Nuclear in New York
The New York State Public Service Commission recently approved Governor Andrew Cuomo's clean energy plan, which calls for a rapid expansion of wind and solar power, with a goal of making 50 percent of the state's energy renewable by 2030.
Rocky Mountain Compromise: Inside Xcel's Landmark Colorado Solar Settlement
Xcel Energy and 26 solar and consumer interest groups recently struck a compromise on a large-scale utility solar program and the regular review of Colorado's renewable energy plan.
Houston Launches PACE Program in Texas
Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Texas PACE Authority recently announced the launch of a commercial PACE program in Houston, providing an additional tool for Houston property owners to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation projects.
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