Tag: Energy Policy

Advocates Host 40th Anniversary Weatherization Expo on Capitol Hill

June 29, 2017

For Immediate Release (Washington, D.C.)- Several groups came together to host a Weatherization Expo on Capitol Hill this week as part of the continued celebration of the 40th year of the


Response to Budget Justification: WAP

June 1, 2017

Last week the Trump Administration released its full budget for Fiscal Year 2018. Regrettably, this proposal sharply cuts funding by 18 percent at the Department of Energy (DOE) and calls for the elimination of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). In its “Major Savings and Reforms ” document and the DOE budget justification, the Administration provides its rationale behind these cuts.


Including Families with Low-Incomes in the Transition to a Clean Energy Economy

October 17, 2016

By: Eric Behna, Program & Policy Analyst As presidential candidates put forth major plans to transition to a clean energy economy and politicians on all sides of the political spectrum


NASCSP Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Weatherization Assistance Program on Capitol Hill

September 9, 2016

(Washington, D.C.) - On Wednesday this week, NASCSP hosted an event in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Sponsored by Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Congressman David McKinley (R-WV), the event featured presenters from the Department of Energy, State weatherization professionals, and clients of WAP services. NASCSP


DOE Blog Responds to E2e Study

August 31, 2015

Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, has written a blog to respond to the recent E2e Study.  In this posting, Dr. Hogan provides a thoughtful response to the draft working paper released by the E2e Project that outlines results of a study conducted on the Michigan Weatherization Program.  In the response, you will find a link to a fact sheet that provides a summary

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