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

Planning For The Future Workshop: Strategies To Meet Governor's Clean Energy Goals

Planning For The Future Workshop: Strategies To Meet Governor’s Clean Energy Goals

This Workshop provided governors’ staff with policy and regulatory solutions to help meet their state energy goals, address areas for regional collaboration, and allow time for small group discussions among ...
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Virtual State Policy Summit: Electric Vehicle Grid Integration

Virtual State Policy Summit: Electric Vehicle Grid Integration

This three-day summit on electric vehicle grid integration allowed for governors’ policy staff to hear from experts and one another on the latest solutions, engage in peer-to-peer sharing, and discuss ...
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Water-Energy Nexus Learning Lab

Water-Energy Nexus Learning Lab

This peer-to-peer Learning Lab examined cross-cutting water and energy policy approaches to generate resource use efficiencies, cost savings and water affordability, with special emphasis on rural areas. Virtual Event: 1-3 ...
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2020 Governors Advisors Energy Policy Institute

2020 Governors Advisors 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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COVID-19 Impacts to Energy Security

COVID-19 Impacts to Energy Security

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the electricity sector, decreasing electric load and increasing the risk of energy incidents. Electricity use has fallen between 5-15% and EIA forecasts that power generation ...
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Rural Energy Affordability Solutions

Rural Energy Affordability Solutions

Rural households typically spend 40 percent more on energy bills than urban households (ACEEE). States are working to reduce rural energy burdens by engaging rural co-operatives, municipal utilities, federal agencies, ...
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2020 Energy Outlook: Updates from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

2020 Energy Outlook: Updates from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

The webinar featured energy market forecasts from the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) 2020 Annual Energy Outlook, focusing on information relevant to state policymakers. Additionally, the webinar included a walkthrough ...
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Planning for State Transportation Revenue  in a Coming Era of  Electric Vehicles

Planning for State Transportation Revenue in a Coming Era of Electric Vehicles

(View/Download) Executive Summary States face a grave transportation funding situation: Revenues are not keeping pace with needs as vital infrastructure assets reach the end of their designed life cycle and ...
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Facilitating Heating Sector Transformation in Rhode Island

January 28th, 2020 | Warwick, RI Introduction Rhode Island is pursuing rapid heat sector decarbonization and is interested in exploring ways to facilitate a successful transformation without exacerbating energy burdens ...
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