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Transition Letter from Governor Kitzhaber and Governor Daugaard and Order 1000 Webinar

February 6, 2013

To: Governor Representatives

From: Larry Pearce, Executive Director

Subject: Transition Letter from Governor Kitzhaber and Governor Daugaard and Order 1000 Webinar

Transition Letter and Draft Administrative Action Letter

The attached file contains your governor’s transition letter from Governor Kitzhaber and Governors Daugaard. The letters are organized alphabetically by state. The letters were also mailed to all Coalition governors yesterday.

We are working on the draft administrative action letter to President Obama in which we suggest wind actions that the President and his Administration can take without legislative approval. We hope to have a review draft to you early next week.

Just a reminder that the Coalition’s next monthly conference call is schedule for 10:00 ET on Friday, February 24.

GWC Transition Letter (2-5-13)

Using Regional Transmission Planning to Help Meet State Renewable Energy Policy Objectives: Implications of FERC Order 1000

The Clean Energy States Alliance is holding a webinar at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 25. The webinar will it will focus on the implications of FERC Order 1000 for state RPS managers and other state officials. FERC Order 1000 requires all public utility transmission providers (including in non-market regions) to consider RPSs and other state “Public Policy Requirements” in their long-range planning.

Presenters will include:

• John Moore, Senior Attorney, The Sustainable FERC Project

• Carolyn Elefant, Principal Attorney, Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant

• Kevin Lucas, Director for Energy Market Strategies, Maryland Energy Administration


You will need to register in advance. The registration link is