A Best Practices Dozen – Publications 2023

As we welcome a new year, it is natural to reflect on the year that has passed. In the realm of information dissemination, this act of reflection takes on particular significance, as we examine the publications that resonated most deeply with policymakers.

Shorter: Let’s do a Top-Ten Twelve list.

Visitors to NGA.org viewed 391 different publications over the past year; and while we could never pick favorites, readers did, with a particular eye on wellness and workers—with a side of energy.

Let’s have a look.




  • Hydrogen As An Energy Source – This brief is intended as a short introduction to hydrogen as an energy source. It discusses the various types of hydrogen and a variety of hydrogen use-cases that are nearing market readiness, and summarizes recent federal support for hydrogen through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 and the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.
  • Green Banks: An Overview For Governors – As Governors plan to meet their decarbonization, grid resilience and energy affordability policy objectives, innovative financing approaches like state green banks can be leveraged to accelerate investments in energy and infrastructure projects.