Tag Archive: energy efficiency

Senate Passes Energy Reform Bill

April 27, 2016 8:53 am Published by

The Senate recently approved the Energy Policy Modernization Act which avoids controversial energy topics like climate change but does address many bipartisan energy priorities.

Senate Considers Energy Bill

February 3, 2016 11:03 am Published by

The Senate is currently debating a broad energy reform bill which addresses energy efficiency, grid infrastructure, energy supply, and more, and could pass as early as this week.

House Passes Energy Bill

December 9, 2015 8:33 am Published by

Last week, the House approved energy legislation 249-174 to modernize energy infrastructure, improve energy efficiency and strengthen energy security and includes a lift the crude oil export ban.

EPA Releases Clean Power Plan

August 5, 2015 1:16 pm Published by

On Aug. 3, President Barack Obama released regulations, the EPA's Clean Power Plan, designed to significantly reduce carbon emissions from power plants, as well as promoting low-emitting power sources and energy efficiency.

Energy Efficiency Legislation Passes Senate

April 8, 2015 7:28 am Published by

Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) pulled an interesting maneuver on the Senate floor recently, resulting in the passage of the NSBA-supported Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015.

Congress Returns with a Full Legislative Plate

September 4, 2014 10:50 am Published by

When Congress returns to Washington, D.C. next week, there are several must-pass pieces of legislation awaiting them, including appropriations bills, reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank, tax extenders, the internet tax moratorium, and much more.

Senate Takes Up Energy Efficiency Legislation

August 7, 2013 7:47 am Published by

Last week, the Senate took up a revised version of the bipartisan Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 which aims to incentivize adoption of energy efficient technologies, and is expected to be taken up again when the Senate return in September.