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The House of Representatives Passes the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act

The House of Representatives has passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act which includes legislation Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) introduced to...

SEIA Files Petition for Review of FERC Order

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has filed a petition for review with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals of FERC Order...

FERC Approves Rule Enabling Wholesale Competition for DER Aggregators

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved a final rule, Order 2222, enabling distributed energy resource (DER) aggregators to compete in...

Mayors’ Letter to Congress Urges Tax Credit Extensions

A bipartisan coalition of 64 mayors, representing cities in 25 states across the country, have joined with Environment America to call on...

Durbin Introduces America’s Clean Future Fund Act

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has introduced America’s Clean Future Fund Act, a bill aimed at spurring job creation by investing in...

Biden Unveils Plan to Combat Climate Change

In a recent speech, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden unveiled his plans to steer the U.S. toward a carbon-free future.

Solar Companies Call on Congress to Pass Clean Energy Legislation

Nearly 650 solar companies have sent a letter to Congress galvanizing support for legislation that deploys clean energy to help rebuild the...

Clean Energy’s Policy Response to COVID-19 is Paramount

While the COVID-19 pandemic has reduced air pollution in the U.S., the longer-term impact on the environment is unclear. In a recent...

The Moving Forward Act Moves Forward to the Senate

The House of Representatives has passed the H.R.2, the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that is aimed at improving...

Green Tax Package to be Considered in the House

House Democrats have revealed a green tax package that offers tax incentives to the renewable energy industry, for electric vehicles (EVs) and...