After Action Report (AAR): Inter-State Exercise: Recovery Act - Energy Assurance Planning [July 18, 2011] [open pdf - 1MB]
"On June 16 and 17, 2011, the Northeast Regional Energy Assurance Exercise and Workshop entitled 'Amber Borealis' was held to evaluate the Energy Assurance Plans (EAPs) of states and municipalities in the Northeastern part of the United States of America. The Amber Borealis Exercise was part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) ongoing State and Local Energy Assurance grant program that is intended to develop new, or refine existing, energy assurance plans. The exercise was conducted by the DOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability and co-sponsored by the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO), State of Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, and the City of Boston. There were approximately 183 attendees from Federal, state and municipal government organizations and agencies as well as non-government organizations and the energy industry. The Exercise was held at the Park Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts. Energy Assurance Planning states represented in the Exercise included: Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont, and West Virginia, as well as the District of Columbia. Additionally, Local Energy Assurance Planning (LEAP) communities, from the State of Connecticut, represented in the exercise included: Town of Windham, Town of West Hartford and City of Waterbury."
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