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January 24, 2022
More than 260 companies in the US clean energy sector are demanding urgent action on the US$1.75 trillion Build Back Better (BBB) Act, claiming that US$2 billion is being lost in economic activity every month the long-awaited bill is delayed.
September 9, 2021
A letter co-signed by more than 750 US organisations has called on US Congress to push through policies to significantly ramp up renewables deployment in the country.
March 31, 2021
US President Joe Biden has included a ten-year extension for the Investment Tax credit for both clean power generation and energy storage as part of a US$2 trillion infrastructure investment plan.
June 26, 2020
Additions have been made to support action on climate change through federal tax incentives in the proposed Congress bill to invest US$1.5 trillion in infrastructure across the US.
January 9, 2020
House E&C Committee will table act requiring suppliers to procure increasing volumes of clean energy or face compliance payments, in a bid to reach a clean US economy by mid-century.
October 22, 2019
Bipartisan coalition of 231 mayors value solar ITC for resilient communities, jobs and investment.
November 28, 2018
The US government has been urged to recognise the “critical role” energy storage can play in making the grid cleaner and able to accept more renewable energy, by increasing the eligibility of batteries and other technologies to receive the Investment Tax Credit (ITC).
May 23, 2017
The latest draft of the Trump administration’s 2018 federal budget calls for cuts to clean energy and environmental-related departments, while providing a boost to nuclear power.
May 19, 2017
As the Department of Energy's draft 2018 budget leaks revealing cuts to renewable spending, the industry questions Rick Perry's grid study.
April 6, 2017
Californian Congressman Eric Swalwell and 138 other members have taken a stand against Trump administration plans to slash funding for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).

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