The plan establishes executive level goals including increasing solar development, workforce training, reducing energy consumption and establishing an energy advisory board to address energy issues on an ongoing basis. The document is a collaborative effort by the Governor’s Office of Energy Policy, Arizona Commerce Authority, Arizona Legislature, Arizona Corp. Commission and industry partners.
Senate Bill 1389 requires the California Energy Commission to prepare a biennial integrated energy policy report that assesses major energy trends and issues facing the state’s electricity, natural gas, and transportation fuel sectors and provides policy recommendations.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has prepared this update to Connecticut’s Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES) to advance the State’s goal of creating a cheaper, cleaner, more reliable energy future for Connecticut. By statute, DEEP is required to periodically update the CES plan for all energy needs in the state. This CES analyzes energy use and key trends across these sectors, and it reports on progress made since 2013.
Clean Energy DC identifies what actions need to be taken between now and 2032 in our buildings, our energy infrastructure, and our transportation system to meet the District’s ambitious GHG reduction targets. It lists 57 actions that we can do today, next steps for each, and what we will need to do in the future.
The Georgia Energy Report includes a detailed profile of energy generation and consumption, and information on initiatives and programs designed to help secure the state’s energy future. GEFA updates the Georgia Energy Report every two years.
The Legislature is required to update the plan at a minimum of once every five years. The first plan was adopted in 2007. The plan is is centered on five objectives: (1) Ensure secure, reliable and stable energy; (2) Maintain low-cost energy supply; (3) Protect public health and safety; (4) Promote sustainable economic growth; and (5) Adapt to changing circumstances.
The Iowa Energy Plan establishes a clear vision, guiding principles, realistic objectives, and actionable strategies that will guide decision making over the next ten years. It is meant to be a framework for action that is regularly revised, updated, and integrated into established planning and budgeting processes.
The plan outlines an overarching and evolutionary strategy for the state to achieve a cleaner and more diversified energy mix while maintaining low energy prices and thriving coal industry. It proposes a Renewable and Efficiency Portfolio Standard of 25 percent of Kentucky’s energy needs by 2025, boosting of energy efficiency and overall reduction in carbon emissions.
The Governor’s Energy Office has established eight sectors within the energy plan, and each has its own policy recommendations. These include residential thermal, commercial and industrial, renewables, electricity, transportation, wind, greenhouse gases, and state government.
Republican Governor Larry Hogan proposed a “Clean and Renewable Energy Standard,” or CARES, which he plans to submit to the General Assembly on the first day of the 2020 legislative session. The plan calls for 100 percent clean electricity by 2040.
The CEP includes reasonable projections of the Commonwealth’s energy demands for electricity, transportation, and thermal conditioning. The CEP also includes strategies for meeting these demands in a regional context in a manner that contributes to meeting the Commonwealth’s greenhouse gas emissions limits set by the Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA).
Michigan’s former Republican Governor Rick Snyder issued a list of priorities for the next 10 years. These include solving a shortage of electricity generation, eliminating energy waste and boosting energy efficiency, do more to keep providing reliable electric and gas service and a minimum target of 30 percent clean energy.
Funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, the 2025 Energy Action Plan centers on near-term strategies for Minnesota’s energy landscape. Strategies are recommended under five categories: Transportation; Energy supply and grid modernization; Efficient buildings and integrated energy systems; Industrial and agricultural processes; Local planning and action.
In 2014, Executive Order 14-06 was signed charging the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Division of Energy, with developing the state’s first comprehensive energy plan. The plan offers a series of recommendations designed to achieve the goal of the executive order: to meet Missouri’s short- and long-term needs for clean, reliable, affordable, and abundant energy.
This energy blueprint does just that –built upon the input I’ve received from Montanans, it charts a course for the future that not only seeks to protect existing jobs in the coal industry, but also embraces the promise of new jobs in renewable energy,
The Nebraska Energy Plan provides strategies for the state to consider in meeting specific objectives. Ensure access to affordable and reliable energy for Nebraskans to use responsibly. Advance implementation and innovation of renewable energy in the state. Reduce petroleum consumption in Nebraska’s transportation sector
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has released the draft version of the 2019 Energy Master Plan, which provides a blueprint made up of seven strategies for achieving the state’s goal of 100 percent clean energy by 2050, as well as reducing greenhouse gas emission by at least 80 percent compared to 2006 levels
The goal of the energy plan revolves around objectives that are comprehensive enough to incorporate all of the state’s energy resources. These include a focus on economic growth and job creation as well as identifying incentives that increase market potential.
State lawmakers and Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo have set the most aggressive clean energy targets in the nation. The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act directs state regulators to establish programs by 2024 requiring the state’s utilities to procure at least nine gigawatts of offshore wind generation by 2035 and six gigawatts of photovoltaic solar generation by 2025, and to support three gigawatts of statewide energy storage capacity by 2030.
The draft plan seeks to foster the use and better integration of clean energy resources and to facilitate the development of a modern and resilient electric grid as directed in Executive Order 80 which was signed by Democratic Governor Roy Cooper on October 29, 2018.
Its overall purpose is to position North Dakota as a model for America in the development of innovative, long-term energy resources and to capitalize on its diverse set of energy resources. This plan also aims to double energy production from all sources by 2025; derive at least 25% of energy produced from RE by 2025; export capacity to 4,000 MW
The Governor’s 21st Century Energy and Economic Summit was held in September 2011, and out of that summit came ideas and strategies the governor’s policy team used to build a comprehensive energy policy that rests on 10 pillars.
This plan was developed due to the continued rise in imports of foreign oil and plans to improve, rather than replace, traditional energy. It also positions the state as a model for pragmatic energy policy, by fostering economic development, transitioning transportation fuels, optimizing the existing energy system, and positioning Oklahoma for the future.
The Rhode Island State Energy Plan (Energy 2035, or the Plan) the state’s first data-driven energy planning and policy document, provides a long-term, comprehensive energy strategy for Rhode Island. The vision of the Plan is to provide energy services across all sectors—electricity, thermal, and transportation—using a secure, cost-effective, and sustainable energy system.
In 1992, the South Carolina General Assembly passed the South Carolina Energy Efficiency Act, which created the State Energy Office and called for the creation of a comprehensive state energy plan (“State Energy Plan” or “Plan”). Section 48-52-210 of the South Carolina Code of Laws governs the State Energy Plan.
The plan provides 37 recommendations to remove barriers to facilitate the market solutions and innovation that Texas will need to address the significant challenge of providing the energy needed to fuel its economy.
This plan is operational with implementation and additional planning efforts through the Office of Energy Development. Some of the goals of this plan include access to low-cost energy, technology innovation, effective regulations, demand reductions, and multi-state collaborations among others.
The Department of Public Service updates the Vermont Comprehensive Energy Plan (CEP). The CEP is required by 30 V.S.A. § 202b to be updated every six years. The plan focuses its recommendations around key guiding principles, namely the reduction of greenhouse gases, development of renewable generation, electrification and affordability.
Virginia’s energy plan provides a strategic vision for the commonwealth’s energy policy over the next 10 years. The plan is the implementation strategy of the Grid Transformation and Security Act, signed into law earlier this year. Among other things, the legislation includes 3,000 megawatts of solar and onshore wind to be deployed by 2022, 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind to be deployed by 2028, and for Virginia’s utilities to invest $1.1 billion in energy efficiency programs.
The Clean Energy Transformation Act of 2019 (SB 5116) establishes a new clean electricity standard for Washington. It directs the Department of Commerce to work with stakeholders to review and update the state’s energy strategy. The strategy was last updated in 2012 and is scheduled for completion in December 2020.
Democratic Governor Tony Evers on Aug. 16 signed an executive order requiring the state’s electricity consumption to be carbon-free by 2050. The order establishes the Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy, which will develop a clean energy plan to help the state adapt to and mitigate climate change impacts by using clean resources and technology.
In Wyoming, the Legislature and no fewer than 17 executive branch agencies have a role in managing the efforts to strengthen and improve the interconnections between Wyoming’s energy, environment and economy.