NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

The NCSL Video Resource Center is a collection of recorded webinars accessible for on-demand learning.

Energy

Energy Security: Planning for Every Threat

Energy systems in the U.S. are adapting to new operating paradigms as technological shifts open up new threat vectors and changing weather patterns unleash more destructive storms. Learn about the vital role federal and state governments play to help ensure these systems are insulated from the worst of these threats and prepared to respond when emergencies arise. Speakers include Senator Reuven Carlyle (D-Wash.), Kimberly Denbrow, American Gas Association, and Kate Marks, Department of Energy.

Watch

Login to your NCSL account to watch videos.

Energy You Can Count On: State and Federal Efforts to Enhance Energy Resilience

Examine the key risks and challenges to ensuring energy resiliency, explore how utilities and grid operators are working to enhance system resilience, and learn about state options for creating a more resilient energy grid.​ Speakers include Aram Benyamin, Colorado Springs Utilities, Peter Larsen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Darlene Phillips, PJM Interconnection.

Watch

Login to your NCSL account to watch videos.

The Role of State Legislatures in the Evolving Energy Sector

The energy sector is rapidly changing—from the growth in natural gas and clean energy to the evolving electricity market structures and the expansion of distributed energy resources (such as rooftop solar and energy storage). In addition, threats from natural disasters, cyberattacks and other events highlight the importance state legislatures play to support and protect critical energy infrastructure. Learn about the key energy issues before state legislatures. Speakers include Daniel Shea, NCSL.

Watch

Login to your NCSL account to watch videos.

Building the 21st-Century Energy Workforce

Discover workforce challenges and opportunities facing the energy sector and how policymakers can support and train skilled workers to fill these vital positions.​ Speakers include Sandy Fazeli, National Association of State Energy Officials, Senator Eric Koch (R-Ind.) and Michael Makarski, Engineers Labor-Employer Cooperative.

Watch

Login to your NCSL account to watch videos.

Energy Equity and Affordability: State Policy Action

Learn how energy efficiency policies can create energy affordability and equity solutions for income-stressed individuals and underserved communities. Speakers include Lauren Ross, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Senator Jennifer McClellan (D-Va.) and Tammy Agard, EEtility.

Watch

Login to your NCSL account to watch videos.

12