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Energy Regulation, Subsidies, and Mandates

Energy Laws and Regulation: Covering federal, state, local, and international regulations that affect power generation, transmission, and fuels. Fuel subsidies, energy funding opportunities, and renewable mandates are also considered.
  1. Federal Energy Laws (7)
  2. Global Energy Updates (1)
  3. Mandates (1)
  4. State and Local (3)
  5. Subsidies (2)

Energy Regulations and Laws
Laws and regulations govern many facets of the energy, electric, and power industries.

How Can I Benefit From Federal Tax Credits for Energy?
How Consumers Can Benefit from Federal Energy Tax Credits - Energy Efficiency Incentives from the U.S. Government

Manual for States and Utilities Implementing PURPA Standards of EPAct 2005
"Reference Manual and Procedures for Implementation of the 'PURPA' Standards in the Energy Policy Act of 2005" created by industry and regulatory associations.

DOE Offers Loans for Clean Energy
The federal government is putting money behind renewables projects, including solar, wind, flywheel technology and more, through the Loan Programs Office (LPO) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Electricity Deregulation and Restructuring Factsheets - EIA
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) put together these factsheets to explain: electric power industry restructuring, electricity retail prices, electricity supply and demand, wholesale competition, and transmission infrastructure.

Timeline of G8/G20 Energy Future Programs
The international community is working together to make strides toward energy security, environmental protection, economic growth. This website from the International Energy Agency (IEA) tracks a timeline of the G8/G20 programs.

Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency
This Web page describes tax credits offered to consumers by the U.S. federal government for purchasing certain energy-efficient or clean energy systems for residential use.

DOE Funding Opportunities for Energy-Related Research and Products
The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), actively support energy-related innovations. This Web page lists funding opportunities in a wide range of areas, including cybersecurity for energy delivery, unconventional fossil fuels, lighting technologies, and much more.

How do I report an oil spill?
Report an oil spill through the National Response Center

How do I report an oil spill?
Report an oil spill through the National Response Center

Getting Involved with Energy Regulation
Getting Involved with Energy Regulation - Public Participation - Emergency Response.

North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)
North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) is an international, non-government organization authorized to standardize bulk generation and transmission of electricity.

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