• Registration Now Open for 2016 NASEO Annual Meeting

    Marking NASEO's 30th anniversary, the 2016 NASEO Annual Meeting will bring together more than 200 decision makers for discussions on state clean energy policy and program successes, challenges, and opportunities.

  • 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.

  • 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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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.
Upcoming NASEO Annual Meeting Celebrates 30 Years of Supporting State Policy and Program Successes
NASEO’s upcoming Annual Meeting is being held in partnership with the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources on September 11 – 14, 2016, in Providence, Rhode Island. The meeting brings together State Energy Officials from every state and territory in the nation, NASEO Affiliate members, private sector energy leaders, and federal officials for discussions on state energy policy and program successes, challenges, and opportunities. This year’s session topics include:
NASEO to Host First Webinar on Major 2018 IECC Code Change Proposals
This first webinar in a five-part series will kick-off with two important proposals related to multifamily buildings and agricultural lighting. Applying the provisions of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) to multifamily buildings has long been a source of confusion.
SEP FY16 Competitive Awards Announced: $5 Million to 16 States
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced the U.S. State Energy Program (SEP) Competitive State Awardees for FY 2016. Approximately $5 million will go to 16 State Energy Offices and their partners.
Special Discount for NASEO Members to ACCO West Coast Climate Change Strategies Conference
NASEO has partnered with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) on the West Coast Climate Strategies Forum on October 19-21 in San Diego, California. NASEO members can receive a 30% disount on registration by referencing promotional code Partners-Discount-NASEO when prompted.
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.
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 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.
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