Since 1975, the U.S. Department of Energy’s State Energy Program (SEP) and its predecessor programs have provided funding and technical assistance to states in the West and across the Nation, supporting efforts to advance a clean energy economy and maximize the benefits of energy efficiency. Every Western state has received and benefitted from SEP funding. State implementation of the SEP has contributed to the growth of small businesses, the creation of skilled jobs, the development of a more resilient energy delivery system, and reduced costs for households and businesses across the West. WIEB sent letters of support to Congressional Committee Members seeking their continued support of the SEP.
Letter to Honorable Mike Simpson, Chairman, House Appropriations Committee, Energy and Water Subcommittee, U.S. House of Representatives [pdf]
Letter to Honorable Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Member, House Appropriations Committee, Energy and Water Subcommittee, U.S. House of Representatives [pdf]
Letter to Honorable Lamar Alexander, Chairman, Senate Appropriations Committee, Energy and Water Development Subcommittee [pdf]
Letter to Honorable Dianne Feinstein, Ranking Member, Senate Appropriations Committee, Energy and Water Development Subcommitee [pdf]
SEP Formula Grant Allocations received by all states, territories, and the District of Columbia from 2005 to 2015 [pdf]