It is an exciting and challenging time in the energy world. In 2008, state and local governments and the utility sector spent $5 billon on energy efforts. And in 2009, stimulus funding appropriated about $37 billion for renewable energy, smart grid, and energy efficiency programs including $11 billion for state and local energy programs: $5 billion for Weatherization Assistance Program; $3.1 billion to the State Energy Program; and $3.2 billion to the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program. This is a staggering increase with exciting potential.
Launched in August 2008, State & Local Energy Report is a quarterly magazine designed to spur greater dialogue among key stakeholders on energy-related issues. As such, it is sponsored by
The print magazine reaches nearly 8,000 readers including state and local officials, utility departments and energy policymakers. It is published by Project Energy Savers, LLC on quality, recycled paper.
Every issue of State & Local Energy Report includes in-depth articles that inform readers about exciting, innovative and model programs, emerging trends and new technologies. The magazine also features Q&As with prominent officials and politicians, success stories from local energy agencies and roundups of changing federal and state regulations and legislation that affect the energy field.
Our in-depth articles focus on topics chosen by a team of energy experts who have years of experience in the field.