• U.S. Energy and Employment Report Now Available

    The 2018 USEER finds that energy sectors employ approximately 6.5 million Americans, an increase by about 2 percent, adding 133,000 net new jobs, roughly 7% of all those created in the country.

  • U.S. House Subcommittee Advances Four Energy Security Bills

    Legislation would improve DOE security programs to address the electric grid and pipelines following Russian cyber-hacks on the U.S. energy system.

  • FY'18 Federal Energy Appropriations Increases SEP and WAP Funding

    The House and Senate recently reached an agreement on the $1.3 trillion FY'18 omnibus federal appropriations bill, including $55 million for SEP and $251 million for WAP.

  • 107 U.S. House Members and 41 Senate Members Sign on in Support of SEP and WAP

    FY'19 "Dear Colleague" Letters attracted 107 U.S. House signatures and 41 Senate signatures in support of funding for SEP and WAP.

  • NASEO Releases State Energy Planning Guidelines

    NASEO recently released its State Energy Planning Guidelines: Guidance for States in Developing Comprehensive Energy Plans and Policy Recommendations

  • NASEO Releases Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning

    NASEO recently released its Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning to provide assistance to states in updating their energy assurance plans.

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Senate Letter to Secretary Perry on SEP and WAP
On May 21, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry thanking him for the commitment he made to release FY’19 funding for the U.S. State Energy Program and the Weatherization Assistance Program no later than July 1, 2018.
U.S. Energy and Employment Report Now Available
The 2018 USEER finds that energy sectors employ approximately 6.5 million Americans, an increase by about 2 percent, adding 133,000 net new jobs, roughly 7% of all those created in the country.
Ernest Moniz, David Terry, David Foster Introduce 2018 Energy Jobs Report – Livestream
On May 16, 2018, NASEO and the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) will publicly release the 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER). The event will be livestreamed here
Energy Secretary Perry Affirms Moving SEP and WAP Funds Quickly, Congressman Tonko Emphasizes Value of DOE-OE Programs
On May 9, 2018, during a hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) asked U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Perry about his intent to move FY’18 U.S. State Energy Program (SEP) and Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) funds to the states in a timely manner.
House Subcommittee on Energy Holds Hearing on the State of the Nation’s Energy Infrastructure
On February 27 the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing to explore challenges and opportunities related to the maintenance, modernization, and development of energy infrastructure in the United States...
States Utilize SEP Funds to Spur Energy-Related Economic Development and to Support Energy Emergency Planning and Response - at the Governors' Direction
On February 12, 2018, the Trump Administration released its budget request to Congress zeroing out the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) State Energy Program (SEP) and Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).
NASEO and Board Member Tristan Vance, Chief Energy Officer of Indiana, Testifies Before House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy
NASEO Board Member Tristan Vance, Chief Energy Officer of Indiana, recently testified before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy, at a hearing titled "DOE Modernization: Legislation Addressing Cybersecurity and Emergency Response."
NASEO's Energy Policy Outlook Conference Presentations Available
Presentations from the 2018 NASEO Energy Policy Outlook Conference, held in Washington DC, are available, and included remarks from Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), Undersecretary Mark Menezes, and more.
NASEO and EFI to Produce 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report
The National Association of State Energy Officials and the Energy Futures Initiative, Inc. recently announced that they will jointly produce the 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER).
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