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

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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New Jersey Retreat on Advancing Vehicle-to-Grid Technologies

January 22, 2020 | Trenton, NJ - Thomas Edison State University The objective of the retreat was to explore strategies to implement vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies and policies in New Jersey, ...
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GridEx V State After-Action Workshop

Washington, D.C. | January 14-15, 2020 Governors can play a critical role during a widespread electrical grid outage. The goal of this project is to help states improve their ability ...
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State Strategies to Improve Energy Resilience through Distributed Technologies

State Strategies to Improve Energy Resilience through Distributed Technologies

Energy systems face increasing pressure from natural hazards, physical threats, and cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Implementing distributed energy solutions such as efficiency, distributed generation with storage, and microgrids, in addition to robust ...
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State Energy Toolkit

Governors are developing policies to promote the ongoing transformation of the energy sector into one that is more diverse, efficient, sustainable, resilient and secure. Primary areas of focus include energy ...
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New Mexico Grid Modernization Retreat

December 12, 2019 | Santa Fe, NM The New Mexico Grid Modernization Retreat explored strategies to implement New Mexico’s Energy Transition Act, which requires 100 percent zero-carbon electricity for utilities ...
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Governors Taking Action by Leading by Example

Governors Taking Action by Leading by Example

Governors have the unique ability to reduce energy consumption in state-owned facilities through aggressive lead-by-example (LBE) targets. Energy use at state government facilities accounts for around 10 percent of a ...
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