Updated: March 20, 2013

  • EPA Achieving Buy-In for Adaptation Webinar
    March 21, 2013, 1-2:30 PM ET
  • NREL Fuel Cell Product Applications Webinar
    April 2, 2013, 1-2 PM ET
  • ASES SOLAR 2013
    Baltimore, April 16-20, 2013
  • NASEO Southeast Regional Meeting
    April 29-30, 2013 – Knoxville, TN
  • NASEO Financing Committee Call
    Thursday, May 2, 2013 – 3-4 pm ET
  • NASEO Northeast Regional Meeting
    May 30, 2013 – Boston, MA
  • NASEO Central / Northwest / Southwest Regional Meeting
    June 4-5, 2013 – Golden, CO
  • NASEO Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting
    June 24-25, 2013 – Hershey, PA
  • NASEO 2013 Annual Meeting
    September 15–18, 2013 – Denver, CO 
  • NASEO 2014 Energy Outlook Conference
    February 4-7, 2014 - Washington, DC 


Updated: March 20, 2013

National News
Updated: March 20, 2013

NASEO Members Transforming America's Energy Future

The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) is the only nonprofit organization that represents Governor-designated energy officials from each state and territory. To find your state or territorial energy office, please visit our Members section. Public and private-sector energy organizations are welcome to join NASEO as affiliate members. Learn More about NASEO >

$870 Million in Energy Efficiency Investments Available to the Industrial Sector

To help engage manufacturers and leverage private sector activities, as well as support innovations which help local communities and industries thrive, more than 35 states and territories operate programs in the industrial sector. Over $870 million in funding is being directed into these types of programs.

$925 Million in State Energy Loan Funds Available for Businesses, Consumers

To spur jobs and energy-saving investments, more than 30 states and territories operate approximately 65 loan funds for energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Many of these revolving funds are capitalized through the U.S. State Energy Program. More than $925 million in financing is available.

$345 Million in Funding Available to Advance Energy Efficiency Residential Programs

In order to reduce heating and cooling costs and increase energy efficiency in homes, over 25 states and territories operate approximately 45 energy efficiency residential retrofit programs.

Many of these programs are capitalized through the U.S. State Energy Program. Over $345 million in funding is being directed into these types of programs.


Investment in Efficiency Produces Big Energy Savings for 36 Minnesota Facilities

Thirty-six facilities across the state are realizing more than $3 million in permanent, ongoing annual energy savings. That’s thanks to a one-time, $4.1 million energy upgrade grant program administered by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources (DER). The grants, funded in 2010 through the U.S. State Energy Program (SEP), were completed during the past year and are contributing significant energy-savings to commercial, industrial, and nonprofit facilities across Minnesota. Read Full Story >

Missouri Landfill

Missouri Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project Completed

A methane gas gathering system and power generation facility project at the City of St. Joseph's 90-acre landfill was completed this spring.  The landfill gas-to-electricity project was funded in part by an SEP renewable energy biogas grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.  The Energize Missouri Renewable Energy Biogas Grants are supporting agricultural and industrial projects that use anaerobic digestion-to-energy systems and landfill biogas-to-energy projects to produce biopower, bioheat or other forms of bioenergy.  Read Full Story >

SEP Energy Savings


Energy Savings from the U.S. State Energy Program
Cumulative energy savings will be $1.16 billion for 2010 and 2011.

Foreign Oil Spending


U.S. Spending on Foreign Oil
So Far this Year

Total spending for 2013 is projected to be $228 billion. (Based on the January 8, 2013 EIA Short Term Energy Outlook)

Tennessee Blue Cross Blue Shield

Tennessee Embraces Solar Installation Program

The Tennessee Solar Institute (TSI) completed its highly successful Solar Installation Grant Program earlier this summer. With program funding from the US State Energy Program (SEP), more than 6.7 megawatts of commercial solar projects were installed in less than two years.   Read Full Story