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Energy

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NCSL Base Camp 2020: The State-Federal Clash Over the Energy Mix

Join us for NCSL Base Camp 2020, where national thought leaders and policy experts join with states to map the way forward. While the NCSL Base Camp agenda covers a variety of topics, you may be most interested in “The State-Federal Clash Over the Energy Mix.” This interactive discussion with energy experts will examine electricity markets, the recent federal decisions that could impact state energy policies and what lies ahead for the U.S. energy mix.

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Building the 21st Century Energy Workforce Webinar

Workforce development is one of the most important issues facing the U.S. energy industry. Workforce issues—now compounded with economy-wide job losses driven by COVID-19—are presenting new obstacles as states look to bolster their energy workforce. Register for this webinar, which will explore the workforce challenges and opportunities facing the energy sector, highlight how the coronavirus pandemic is shifting the energy jobs landscape and how policymakers can support and train skilled workers to fill these vital positions.

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Plugged In: Energy Update August 2020

Check out the new issue of Plugged In for the latest state and federal energy news, recent publications and upcoming meetings.

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Securing the Nation’s Energy Future: 2019-2020 State Legislative Action

This biennial report tracks legislation and policy trends around several key themes, including disaster preparedness, system resilience and infrastructure protection. The past two years has seen significant growth in legislative action.

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2019 Legislative Energy Trends

State legislatures wrapped up 2019 and have moved into 2020 exploring a wide range of energy policies. In 2019, lawmakers considered over 3,500 energy-related measures—a sizable increase compared to 2018—and enacted over 500 new laws. This white paper provides an overview of the trending energy policies considered by state legislatures across the country.

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NCSL Database

Energy Bill Tracking

This NCSL database features bills relating to climate change, energy efficiency, energy security, financing energy projects, fossil energy, green jobs, renewable energy and alternative transportation fuels.

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Energy Resources 

The NCSL Energy Program posts its many policy resources online. Feel free to view our publications, legislative summaries, newsletters, presentations from past meetings, and webinar recordings. 

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