Jay Lucey

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Shuts Down For Good

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Shuts Down For Good

June 7, 2019

By Jay Lucey, Executive Director Coalition of Northeastern Governors On May 31, 2019, the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth, Massachusetts, shut down for good. After providing New England with energy for nearly a half century, not one more watt of the 680 megawatts capable of production there will be generated. It’s important to note […]

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Québec Premier Asserts Energy Relationship with Northeast US

Québec Premier Asserts Energy Relationship with Northeast US

June 6, 2019

By Jay Lucey, Executive Director Coalition of Northeastern Governors On May 22, 2019, I attended an event with the Premier of Quebec, François Legault. Hosted by the Canadian American Business Council, this was part of Premier Legault’s first official mission to Washington, DC. Focusing his remarks on the economic overview of Québec and its historical […]

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Offshore Wind Policy at Global Energy Solutions Summit

Offshore Wind Policy at Global Energy Solutions Summit

April 2, 2019

By Jay Lucey, Executive Director Coalition of Northeastern Governors On March 28, 2019, the National Governors Association (NGA), and the embassies of Australia, Canada, and Denmark, hosted a policy solutions conference. Day one of the conference was centered on offshore wind and energy storage policy. The Northeast US was well represented by leaders in both […]

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Clean Energy Future Principles Discussion at National Summit

Clean Energy Future Principles Discussion at National Summit

April 2, 2019

By Jay Lucey, Executive Director Coalition of Northeastern Governors On March 6, 2019, a diverse group of 120 prominent national and state clean energy professionals met at the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) Vision Summit. I was fortunate to receive an invitation to attend and experienced in–depth discussions and panel presentations regarding the policies, practices, […]

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Viewpoint: Energy and the economy — let’s move forward

Viewpoint: Energy and the economy — let’s move forward

January 31, 2019

By Jay Lucey, Executive Director Coalition of Northeastern Governors While it’s a popular motto to help people feel good about the pace of progress and the need to make calculated risks, “two steps forward, one step back” should not apply to energy policy in our country. However, that’s what would happen if the current federal […]

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CONEG Policy Resolutions Shaping State and Federal Action

CONEG Policy Resolutions Shaping State and Federal Action

December 20, 2018

By Jay Lucey, Executive Director Coalition of Northeastern Governors It always feels nice to be recognized. Some recognition is direct in the form of compliments or endorsements. But a special way to show appreciation is to give credit where it’s due. Here at the Coalition of Northeastern Governors, we focus a lot of our time […]

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Energy Policy Leadership by Northeast Governors

Energy Policy Leadership by Northeast Governors

April 12, 2018

By Jay Lucey, Executive Director Coalition of Northeastern Governors Across the Northeast, Governors are pushing forward with sensible, proactive energy policy measures. While varying approaches are being ushered in state by state, the common feature is a strategy centered around making the energy grid cleaner; costs more affordable; and communities more resilient. Vermont Governor, and […]

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