Joe Biden

Anza Electric Cooperative built a community solar project on the Tribal lands of the Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians. The project will help to enable access to affordable solar energy options for their tribal members and other LMI consumer-members. Anza Electric Cooperative, Inc

Biden-Harris Administration Invests $120 Million To Help Tribes Build Climate Resilience

SHELBYVILLE, Michigan — Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland this week announced the availability of $120 million in new funding supported by President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to help Tribal communities prepare for the most severe climate-related environmental threats to their homelands. The funding can be used by Tribes … [continued]

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Trump Intends To Assemble “An Army” To Deconstruct the Administrative State & The Environment

Yesterday I wrote an article for CleanTechnica titled, “Be Wary What You Wish For: Trump 2.0 Will Retract Climate Laws.” That was only the beginning of the ways that a second Trump administration would deconstruct the administrative state, which would have catastrophic effects on the environment. The editorial board of the … [continued]

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $2 Billion to Support American Auto Workers, Convert Facilities for Electric…

Funding from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Will Retool or Retrofit 11 Existing Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Facilities to Support EV Manufacturing, Retaining and Creating Thousands of Good-Paying Union Jobs LANSING, MI — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced … [continued]

LPO Announces Conditional Commitment to ENTEK Lithium Separators to Build Indiana EV Battery Separator Manufacturing…

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) announced a conditional commitment of up to $1.2 billion for a direct loan to ENTEK Lithium Separators LLC (ENTEK). If finalized, the loan will substantially finance a new facility in Terre Haute, Indiana to manufacture lithium-ion battery separators. The separators will be used … [continued]

The Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chain Database highlights companies at various points in the supply chain, ranging from mining and raw materials production to end-of-life recycling. Graphic by Joelynn Schroeder, NREL.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $14 Million to Increase Domestic Battery Recycling

Funding from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Encourages Consumers to Safely Dispose of Used Batteries, Creating a Recycling Ecosystem that Boosts the Domestic Battery Supply Chain WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $14 million to increase consumer … [continued]

Letter For CleanTechnica’s CEO

Zach, We have all seen it happen. The Supreme Court of the United States has declared that presidents are immune from prosecution when they are acting on official business. No guidance is given for how official business is defined. And we have heard Donald Trump declare that he will be … [continued]

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Biden-Harris Admin $600+ Million Available for Projects that Reconnect Communities

Biden-Harris Administration opens application period for the Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program, established through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, to fund locally-driven projects such as interstate caps, highway removals, complete streets, and Main Street revitalizations  WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the … [continued]