Please add the Governors' Wind Energy Coalition to your address book for uninterrupted delivery
View this email in a web browser.
Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

August 8, 2013

Kansas is propelling growth in wind energy

Staff and news service reports, Kansas City Star  •    •  Posted 2013-08-08 11:51:09

Kansas is among the largest and fastest growing wind energy markets in the country, the Energy Department reported this week. The agency’s annual Wind Technologies Market Report said Kansas ranked third among all U.S. states in the percentage of in-state electricity generation from wind power, with enough capacity to generate more than 20 percent of its electricity from wind energy. [ read more … ]

Bureaucracy, budget woes muddle reformer’s bold agenda

Katherine Ling, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-08-08 11:51:24

Rare is the Obama administration official who can smile after testifying before House appropriators. But Energy and Water Development Subcommittee Republicans enjoyed hearing from the Department of Energy’s David Danielson. The DOE assistant secretary told the Republican-led panel recently about how he was turning his Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) into an accountable, efficient organization that would work smoothly with the private sector and protect U.S. innovation from foreign raiders. And he made music for Republican ears by promising “go, no go” project goals to protect taxpayer cash. [ read more … ]

Note: News clips provided do not necessarily reflect the views of coalition or its member governors.