Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

1st Projects Receiving Clean Energy Manufacturing Investments in America’s Industrial & Energy Communities

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Supports New Projects Building Grid Transformers, Manufacturing EV Chargers and Solar Components, and Processing Critical Minerals, Helping Revitalize Local Economies with Clean Energy Jobs WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released details for 35 projects across 20 states that voluntarily shared … [continued]

U.S. DOE Releases New Report Outlining Solutions to Meet Growing Electricity Demand

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Equips Utilities and Power Providers With a Suite of Tools to Meet Increasing Demand, While Keeping Costs Affordable for Consumers, Cutting Emissions and Ensuring Reliability Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today outlined a wide array of solutions to address increased electricity demand … [continued]

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America’s Largest-Ever Clean Energy Investment For Low-Income Communities

The EPA has announced $20 billion of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund awards. Here’s what you need to know about the program — and what comes next. America’s largest-ever clean energy investment in low-income and disadvantaged communities will soon be deployed. Leveraged effectively, this investment — $20 billion from the EPA-administered … [continued]

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $20 Billion in Grants to Mobilize Private Capital & Deliver Clean Energy…

EPA announces eight selections under the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund’s National Clean Investment Fund and Clean Communities Investment Accelerator through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda WASHINGTON – [Last week], April 4, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its selections for $20 billion in grant awards under two competitions within … [continued]

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$19 Million For Innovative Solar Panel Installation Over Canals From Investing In America Agenda

Projects funded from President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act will simultaneously generate renewable energy and increase water conservation WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior today announced a $19 million investment from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to install solar panels over irrigation canals in California, Oregon and Utah, simultaneously decreasing … [continued]

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Why Won’t More Banks Lend Money To Homeowners To Fund Clean Energy Projects?

Traditional regional banks tend to be skeptical about clean energy projects, which are framed as risky investments that may not yield solid returns. As a result, many banks have little experience with loans for clean energy or efficiency measures. Larger banks with more resources also resist homeowner and small business … [continued]