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.


NGA Resources

Workshop on the Future of Nuclear Power

March 30-31, 2017 | Arlington, VA The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) held a workshop on the future of nuclear power March 30-31. The purpose of ...
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States Advance Energy Goals Through New NGA Opportunity

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that five states— Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Washington—will participate in a state retreat to help them explore innovative policies and programs to reduce energy costs and ...
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Energy Learning Network Webinar: Updates & Insights on State Energy Policy Developments

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted a webinar on Updates & Insights on State Energy Policy Developments. The webinar featured officials from three states—Illinois, Michigan and ...
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Domestic Energy

The national security and economic well-being of our nation are predicated on the affordable, environmentally sustainable supply and efficient use of energy. Significant changes in the way that the United ...
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Natural Resources

3.1 Preamble The nation’s governors are concerned about the growing challenges facing both state and federal agencies in managing and protecting our natural resources. As the United States’ diverse population ...
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Opening Workshop on Policy Academy on Power Sector Modernization

February 1-3, 2017 | San Diego, CA The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) held an opening workshop as part of the Power Sector Modernization Policy Academy ...
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Initiative for Resiliency in Energy through Vehicles Policy Workshop

January 10, 2017 | Denver, CO The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) held a workshop to convene state energy and emergency management policy officials with alternative ...
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States Modernize Electric Power Sector

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that four states— Kentucky, Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington—will participate in a new effort to help modernize the electric power sector. Through the project, state teams will design ...
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State Technology & Policy Questions Around Highly Autonomous Vehicles

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted a webinar to explore the technology and policy developments surrounding highly autonomous vehicles (HAVs). As the development of self-driving ...
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