Energy

Energy development and use affects the nation’s economy, environment and national security. States play an important role in shaping our energy choices through a range of policy, regulatory and budgetary actions including: prioritizing resource use; setting prices; permitting generation, production and transmission; funding and performing research and technology development; providing financing and incentives; developing refueling infrastructure; sponsoring demonstration projects; and promoting economic development initiatives.

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Roundtable on Energy Resilience and Security for Territories and Islanded Communities

Roundtable on Energy Resilience and Security for Territories and Islanded Communities

Every aspect of modern life depends on a reliable, affordable supply of energy. Energy powers our telecommunications networks, fuels our vehicles, and keeps the lights on and equipment working at ...
Comprehensive Energy Planning 101

Comprehensive Energy Planning 101

The National Governors Association (NGA) and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) are conducting a series of webinars on various aspects of the comprehensive state energy planning process ...
A Best Practices Dozen – Publications 2023

A Best Practices Dozen – Publications 2023

As we welcome a new year, it is natural to reflect on the year that has passed. In the realm of information dissemination, this act of reflection takes on particular ...
Federal Funding and Financing for Hydrogen Energy Production and Use

Federal Funding and Financing for Hydrogen Energy Production and Use

This brief discusses the $7 billion funding announcement for the Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs program administered by the U.S. Department of Energy, the growing nationwide interest in hydrogen energy generation, ...
Legislative Energy Horizons Institute 2023

Legislative Energy Horizons Institute 2023

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) facilitated the participation of six Governors’ Energy Advisors in the 2023 Legislative Energy Horizons Institute (LEHI) cohort, organized jointly by ...

Meet the Team

  • Daniel Lauf, Program Director
  • Chris Fletcher, Senior Policy Analyst
  • Fiona Forrester, Policy Analyst
  • Henry Ashley, Policy Coordinator

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Projects

State Resource Center on Energy Security


State Energy Toolkit


State Resilience Assessment And Planning Tool

NGA Energy Library

States Work To Improve Energy Efficiency Of Multifamily Buildings

WASHINGTON—Improving the energy efficiency of multifamily buildings can help states reduce consumers’ energy costs, strengthen electricity system reliability and lower emissions, according to a report released today by the National ...

Reliable Home Heating Act

The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Majority Leader Reid and Senator McConnell: On ...

Testimony – Energy Legislation

Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, I am Frank Murkowski, Governor of the State of Alaska, and Chairman of the National Governors Association Natural Resources ...

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