Quick Questions: Tom Plant

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Tom Plant is the Director of the Colorado Governor’s Energy Office (GEO). He served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1998 through 2006, including two years as Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and one year as Chairman of

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Quick Questions: David Coen

We at State & Local Energy Report are working to sponsor dialogue between different levels of government on issues of energy efficiency, technology and economics in order to foster communication and support progress in this important field. Recently we spoke with David Coen, president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), about the challenges facing states at a time when forward-thinking energy policies come up against the realities of belt-tightening and uncertainties about federal energy legislation.

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An Exclusive Interview with Secretary Chu

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We at State & Local Energy Report are working to sponsor dialogue between different levels of government on issues of energy efficiency, technology, and economics, in order to foster communication and support progress in this important field. State & Local Energy Report was pleased to host a discussion this past month between US Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Malcolm Woolf, Director of the Maryland Energy Administration, on the ramp up of weatherization, stimulus funding, energy efficiency financing, and more.

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Quick Questions: Chet Culver

Governor Chester “Chet” Culver became Iowa’s 40th Governor in January of 2007. Before entering the state’s highest office, he served as its Secretary of State from 1998-2006. Both a former history teacher and environmental advocate, Governor Culver utilizes his experiences

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