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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State Learning Lab on Energy and Critical Infrastructure Resilience

State Learning Lab on Energy and Critical Infrastructure Resilience

Governors' staff and state leaders across the country collaborate and recognize the importance of resilient energy and critical infrastructure, while discussing how to best bolster state energy plans with new ...
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Opportunities For Cybersecurity Investment In The Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act

Opportunities For Cybersecurity Investment In The Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act

In an increasingly modernized and interconnected world, the cybersecurity risk continues to grow, and our nation’s infrastructure is not impervious. For states looking to elevate their cybersecurity posture, the IIJA ...
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Governors Start 2022 With A Focus On Electric And Alternative Fuel Vehicles And Networks

Governors Start 2022 With A Focus On Electric And Alternative Fuel Vehicles And Networks

In Governors’ 2022 State of the State addresses, a common theme has been the adoption and manufacture of electric and alternative fuel vehicles and fueling/charging infrastructure as a priority area ...
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Infrastructure, Energy, and Broadband

Infrastructure, Energy, and Broadband

At the 2022 State of the Union, President Biden, highlighting the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), which he signed into law last November, touted: “We’re done talking about ...
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States’ Role in Addressing Foreign Threats in U.S. Critical Energy Infrastructure Sectors

States’ Role in Addressing Foreign Threats in U.S. Critical Energy Infrastructure Sectors

This issue brief examines the vulnerabilities of critical energy infrastructure sectors and assets to foreign threats and identify possible actions to address those vulnerabilities. (Download) Executive Summary The safety and ...
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Electricity Markets – 101

Electricity Markets – 101

This guide is meant to provide an overview of the differences within each U.S. electricity market and assist Governor’s and their staff when assessing how their policies may impact those ...
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National Governors Association to Work With 4 States on Exercise to Improve Energy Emergency Preparedness

National Governors Association to Work With 4 States on Exercise to Improve Energy Emergency Preparedness

California, Connecticut, Illinois and Utah to Participate in GridEx VI, Receive Technical Assistance The National Governors Association (NGA) will support four states – California, Connecticut, Illinois and Utah – as ...
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State Energy Efficiency Policy in a New Era: A Toolkit for Governors

State Energy Efficiency Policy in a New Era: A Toolkit for Governors

Governors' leadership on energy offers cost savings, job creation, reduced energy consumption, pollution prevention, and strengthened grid security. (Download) Executive Summary Governors support energy efficiency for a variety of benefits: ...
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Electricity Markets - Current Events

Electricity Markets – Current Events

This webinar explores the impacts of recent FERC decisions on state energy priorities and emerging electricity market trends, including potential federal investments in electricity infrastructure. This discussion will help Governors’ ...
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Electricity Markets 201: Federal and State Authorities

Electricity Markets 201: Federal and State Authorities

This webinar is the second webinar in a three part series. The first webinar was a 101-type webinar and building off the foundational knowledge established in the previous session, this ...
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Electricity Markets 101

Electricity Markets 101

This webinar provides the foundational knowledge necessary to effectively engage in state and regional policy discussions around electricity markets. Experts discuss differences in how electricity markets are structured, review the ...
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State Summit on Energy Resilience Planning and Funding

State Summit on Energy Resilience Planning and Funding

State participants from Governors' offices and state energy offices convened to discuss energy resilience best practices related to planning and governance, cross-sector interdependencies, making energy systems resilient to severe hazards, ...
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Governors Discussion With Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm

Governors Discussion With Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm

Economic Recovery and Revitalization Task Force co-chairs South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear led a discussion with Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm at NGA's Virtual Summer Meeting, ...
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NGA 2021 Summer Meeting

NGA 2021 Summer Meeting

On July 8, 2021 NGA held its Summer Meeting, in a virtual format, here are videos from the sessions. Meeting Playlist Individual Sessions Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Address NGA Task Force ...
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