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

Maryland Grid Modernization Retreat

Nov. 7, 2019 | Hanover, MD The National Governors Association (NGA) co-hosted this meeting with the State of Maryland to explore grid modernization strategies. Maryland is preparing for increased electrification, ...
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Lead-by-Example Workshop: Innovative Financing Solutions For State Building Energy Strategies

Lead-by-Example Workshop: Innovative Financing Solutions For State Building Energy Strategies

Providence, RI | Oct. 3-4, 2019 The National Governors Association hosted this Lead-by-Example (LBE) workshop to support governors’ initiatives to reduce energy consumption and expenses in public buildings, enhance the ...
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Transportation Electrification: States Rev Up

Governors and states more broadly are pivotal in the ongoing transformation of the transportation sector to one that is increasingly electrified. The transition necessitates decisions regarding a wide range of ...
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Governors Advisors Energy Policy Institute

St. Paul, MN | July 17 – 19, 2019 The National Governors Association’s (NGA) Governors’ Advisors Energy Policy Institute brought together governors’ energy policy staff to share energy policy solutions, ...
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State Protection of Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII)

State Protection of Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII)

States are developing rules to better protect critical energy infrastructure from cyber and other threats. This policy scan explores state laws that protect critical energy infrastructure information (CEII) from public ...
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Energy Assurance

The production facilities, transportation networks and distribution infrastructure that comprise the nation's energy sector represent both a key economic asset and a significant national vulnerability. The U.S. economy and the ...
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Smart & Safe: State Strategies for Enhancing Cybersecurity in the Electric Sector

Smart & Safe: State Strategies for Enhancing Cybersecurity in the Electric Sector

Cybersecurity threats have increased in the last few years and the electric sector has become a prime target for those attacks. A successful cyberattack on the electric system could lead ...
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Bootcamp for Governors’ New Energy Policy Advisors

May 9-10, 2019| Arlington, VA NGA Energy, Infrastructure & Environment hosted a bootcamp on May 9 and 10 for Governors' New Energy Policy Advisors. The bootcamp will provide new staff ...
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North/Central Regional Transportation Electrification Workshop

April 29 – 30, 2019 The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted the North/Central Regional Transportation Electrification Workshop in Kansas City, MO. This workshop brought together ...
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