NASEO 2012 Annual Meeting Preliminary Agenda Now Available!

Join NASEO in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for the NASEO 2012 Annual Meeting from Sunday, September 9 through Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.  State Energy Offices in partnership with companies – large and small – across the nation are expanding energy technology, software, and services markets.  The 56 State and Territory Energy Offices and their more than 2,000 State Energy Office staff are utilizing strategic public-private partnerships coupled with practical state energy policies to advance state and national energy and economic priorities. NASEO has planned a slate of informative discussions that emphasize this year’s theme – States Partnering with America’s Leading Companies to Advance Energy and Economic Opportunities. This year’s Annual Meeting is an excellent opportunity for State Energy Office directors and staff, utilities, businesses, federal officials, and other interested stakeholders to hear the latest on issues such as high performance commercial buildings initiatives, innovative energy investment and financing, advanced manufacturing, electric transportation initiatives, and integrated resource planning.  As important, it’s a cost-effective and excellent means for business and policy leaders to meet with nearly every State Energy Director in the nation in one place.


  • State Leadership in Net Zero Energy and High Performance Commercial Buildings
  • Natural Gas Infrastructure Expansion in Support of Industrial Efficiency and Economic Development
  • Pioneering Energy Innovation to Accelerate Commercialization
  • Financing Energy Efficiency and Infrastructure Improvements in Public Facilities
  • Leveraging America’s Global Competitive Edge: Advanced Manufacturing
  • Energy Sustainability in America’s Grain Belt
  • Advancing the Electric Transportation Sector
  • State-Federal Approach to Technology Research, Commercialization, and Deployment
  • Department of Defense’s New Energy Initiative
  • SEOs Partnering with Utilities to Drive Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs
  • Integrated Resource Planning and the Links to FERC 1000
  • In-depth Discussions with U.S. DOE Leadership on Topics such as Technology Commercialization, Offshore Wind, Building Energy Codes, Financing, SEP, WAP, Smart Grid, and Energy Assurance

Visit for the preliminary agenda and further details on this important meeting.