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Microgrids Win Funding Boost in US Pandemic Relief Bill

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The pandemic relief bill passed by the US Congress Dec. 21 includes funding for microgrids, energy storage and renewable energy.

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Microgrids Win Funding Boost in US Pandemic Relief Bill

Microgrids Win Funding Boost in US Pandemic Relief Bill

The pandemic relief bill passed by the US Congress Dec. 21 includes funding for microgrids, energy storage and renewable energy.

In this Congress or the next, experts see opportunity to boost electric investment and secure the grid

In this Congress or the next, experts see opportunity to boost electric investment and secure the grid

The tight balance of power in both the House and Senate means any action must be bipartisan. Questions about spending will need to be addressed.

US Senate Debates Energy Bill that Could Affect Microgrid Development

US Senate Debates Energy Bill that Could Affect Microgrid Development

The US Senate is scheduled to continue debate next week on broad-based energy legislation that could affect microgrid development.

Federal stimulus includes wind, solar tax credit extensions

Federal stimulus includes wind, solar tax credit extensions

The omnibus bill includes several provisions from the Senate's American Energy Innovation Act and the House's companion bill, marking the first time energy policy has been comprehensively ...

Turning the virus into a virtue — for the planet

Turning the virus into a virtue — for the planet

As we work our way out of this global emergency, there's an opportunity to address climate change — and put people back to work.

Congress Passes A 5,593 Page Spending Bill. What’s In It For Clean Tech?

Congress Passes A 5,593 Page Spending Bill. What’s In It For Clean Tech?

Congress passed a 5,593 page funding bill that includes money for renewable energy and other clean tech initiatives. Here's some of what's inside those pages.

Environmental Groups Add To Pressure For Energy Storage Tax Boost

Environmental Groups Add To Pressure For Energy Storage Tax Boost

The case to boost the U.S. energy storage sector with an investment tax credit has gained another ally as momentum for the bipartisan legislation grows.

Massive Senate Energy Bill Falters

Massive Senate Energy Bill Falters

A dispute over a hydrofluorocarbon amendment forces a delay on a massive energy package; the path forward is unclear.

Energy demands add up as GOP struggles with relief bill

Energy demands add up as GOP struggles with relief bill

Intraparty squabbling among Senate Republicans is delaying talks over the next round of pandemic relief, as industry and lawmakers continue efforts to inject energy provisions into the ...

Senate narrowly confirms climate-denying nominee to federal energy regulator

Senate narrowly confirms climate-denying nominee to federal energy regulator

Coal industry supporter Sen. Joe Manchin does about-face and votes against Trump nominee.

Senators Say Door Still Open for Energy Bills After Impeachment

Senators Say Door Still Open for Energy Bills After Impeachment

Senators immersed in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial still hold out hope for several clean energy, conservation, and energy efficiency measures this year, despite floor time that ...

Don’t call it a climate bill: Senators unveil bipartisan energy package

Don’t call it a climate bill: Senators unveil bipartisan energy package

If passed, the bill would be the first comprehensive update to U.S. energy policy in 12 years.

Democrats prepare to push clean energy in recovery packages

Democrats prepare to push clean energy in recovery packages

The push from rank-and-file Democrats that had been done behind closed doors previously has started to spill into the open.

How Biden’s Presidency Could (Further) Transform the Power Sector

How Biden’s Presidency Could (Further) Transform the Power Sector

Joe Biden on Nov. 7 clinched the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, barring Donald Trump’s prospects for a second-term. Almost immediately,

Offshore Wind Tax Credits Could Be Included in a Fall Tax Extenders Package

Offshore Wind Tax Credits Could Be Included in a Fall Tax Extenders Package

Lobbying efforts are underway to persuade Republicans from coastal states with a heavy oil-and-gas industry presence that offshore wind development means jobs.

Solar ITC extension included in US coronavirus relief package

Solar ITC extension included in US coronavirus relief package

A two-year extension of the investment tax credit (ITC) for solar systems as well as new funding for energy storage research are included in the US’ wide-reaching pandemic relief package ...

Manchin, Murkowski, House Colleagues Reach Agreement on Energy Package for Year-End Appropriations Bill

Manchin, Murkowski, House Colleagues Reach Agreement on Energy Package for Year-End Appropriations Bill

The Energy Act features consensus provisions from the Senate’s American Energy Innovation Act (S. 2657) and the House’s Clean Economy Innovation and Jobs Act (H.R. Manchin and Murkowski, ...

BPC Action Applauds Sens. Murkowski (R-AK) and Manchin (D-WV) for Bipartisan Introduction of American Energy Innovation Act of 2020

BPC Action Applauds Sens. Murkowski (R-AK) and Manchin (D-WV) for Bipartisan Introduction of American Energy Innovation Act of 2020

The Bipartisan Policy Center commends Senate Energy Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Ranking Member Joe Manchin (D-WV) for introducing the American Energy Innovation Act of ...

Reforming Federal Policy to Support Innovation and Clean Energy in the U.S. Power Sector

Reforming Federal Policy to Support Innovation and Clean Energy in the U.S. Power Sector

Filling the gaps left by mature solar and wind tech will require reforms to federal energy tech policy, including but not limited to deployment.