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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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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Executive Authority During Energy Emergencies

Executive Authority During Energy Emergencies

The road map is a tool to help Governors prepare in advance of an energy emergency and inform their decision making in the event of an energy emergency. (Download) Executive ...
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State Governance, Planning, and Financing to Enhance Energy Resilience

State Governance, Planning, and Financing to Enhance Energy Resilience

This guide provides examples of state-wide resilience considerations, important actions for states to enhance energy resilience planning, and potential funding and financing options to consider for energy resilience projects. (Download) ...
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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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2021 Energy Policy Institute

2021 Energy Policy Institute

The NGA Governors’ Advisors Energy Policy Institute is a unique event that brings together governors’ energy policy staff to share energy policy solutions, learn from national experts, and participate in ...
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Memorandum on State Utility Disconnection Moratoriums and Utility Affordability

Memorandum on State Utility Disconnection Moratoriums and Utility Affordability

This memo identifies the range of solutions Governors can deploy to address utility affordability and bill arrearages as the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant economic impacts continue. (View/Download) Background As a ...
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Webinar: Addressing Energy Security through State Cyber Governance Bodies

Webinar: Addressing Energy Security through State Cyber Governance Bodies

As the energy cybersecurity threat landscape continues to evolve and our dependency on digital and connected technology grows, Governors are sharpening their focus on addressing cybersecurity vulnerabilities in their states ...
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